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10 Snacks to Try In The HEB Healthy Living Aisle

Ready to embark on a journey of tasty wellness at HEB? If you've ever breezed past the Healthy Living Aisle without a second thought, you're not alone. But this hidden gem holds a trove of nutritious delights waiting to be discovered, including many better-for-you snacks that are not to be missed. AND I tried a bunch of them for you so that you don't have to.


HEB Healthy Living Aisle sign with Freakin Wholesome Dates

What is the HEB Healthy Living Aisle?

The Healthy Living Aisle contains an assortment of better-for-you snacks, drinks, protein bars and shakes, and kombucha. This aisle also often contains a bulk food selection featuring nuts, dried fruit, spices, and freshly ground nut butters. Join me as we explore this often-overlooked section and unveil the top ten snacks that might just become your go-to favorites.


Better-For-You Snacks, You Say?

Better-for-you snacks are typically healthier versions of your favorite snack foods such as cookies, chips and drinks that have lower added sugar, carbs and saturated fats than their counterparts. Some also take into account other dietary restrictions and are gluten-free, dairy-free or keto-friendly.


I know determining what's "healthy" is often a hot-button topic. I'm just here to tell you what tastes good, you can read the ingredients and determine if it's right for you.


HEB Grocery Store Healthy Living Aisle green sign

Diving Into HEB Healthy Living Aisle Snacks...


Rip Van Leos

Rip Van Leos - Healthier Oreo in blue box

These Cookies & Creme Leos have only 3g of sugar compared to Oreos' 14g, and you don't sacrifice much taste in the process. They're delicious!


3g Sugar, 3g Fiber, 110 Calories/Serving - Full Ingredients here



Chicken & Waffle Wilde Protein Chips

Wilde Protein Chips, Chicken & Waffle Flavor in Yellow Bag at HEB Grocery Stores

Wilde protein chips are made from chicken breast, egg whites and bone broth. They're low-carb and packed full of protein. Of the flavors, chicken and waffles is my fave.


10g Protein - Full Ingredients here



Freakin Wholesome Dates

Freakin Wholesome Dates in yellow bags - almond butter and caramel almond butter  at HEB Grocery Stores

Freakin' Wholesome Dates are a quick, healthy snack. These are peanut butter or almond butter stuffed dates, and some are even chocolate dipped. They're individually wrapped and easy to bring on-the-go. Caramel Almond Filled is forever my go-to.


3g Protein, 3g Fiber, 0 Added Sugar - Ingredients here



Hippeas Chickpea Puffs


Hippeas Chickpea Puffs, yellow bag  at HEB Grocery Stores

You may have noticed Hippeas Chickpea Puffs when they did a Minion bag. That's when they first caught my eye. While you do get a chickpea taste, I find these to be quite snackable. Plus they're gluten-free, kosher, vegan and non-GMO.


Made mainly of organic chickpea flour, organic rice flour, organic sunflower oil, organic tapioca starch, organic seasoning and spices.


Full Ingredients Here



Moon Cheese

Moon Cheese Oh My Gouda Flavor at HEB Grocery Stores

A 100% Cheese snack? Yes! These little round balls of cheese pack a mean crunch. At first, you don't get a lot of flavor, then after a few crunches, a yummy gouda tang kicks in. I think they're a perfect low-carb snack.


11g Protein, 1g Carbs,0g Sugar - Full Ingredients Here



Central Market Kombucha

Central Market Limited Edition Halloween Kombucha - Cherry Beet Trick or Treat  at HEB Grocery Stores

If you're a kombucha fan, the Central Market brand is not to be missed. They have so many yummy flavors like strawberry basil and blackberry vanilla, plus they've started to introduce some seasonal limited edition options.


50 Calories per Bottle - Full Ingredients here



Hilo Life Almond Flour Tortilla Chips

hilo life ultimagte taco almond flour tortilla chips  at HEB Grocery Stores

My husband and I agreed this was one of our favorite better-for-you chips we tried. Made with sunflower oil and almond flour, they're relatively low carb and the taco flavor is quite yummy. There is a slight chalky aftertaste but it doesn't bother me personally.


3g Net Carbs, 10g of Protein, 0g Added Sugar - HEB Link - Full Ingredients here



Rind Straw-Perry Dried Fruit

Rind Straw-Perry Dried Fruit Mix at HEB Grocery Stores

You open the bag and a delectable strawberry, apple and pear smell wafts into your nose. It's magical. As for taste, I like the mix of flavors but I almost wish it was strawberry and apple only because the pears are quite difficult to chew at times. Despite this, I really love this snack and plan to purchase it again.


5G Fiber, Nothing Added - Nutrition Info here


Frooze Balls - Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Cheesecake Frooze Balls - Vegan Energy Balls at HEB Grocery Stores

Frooze Balls are vegan energy balls made from dates, cashews and coconut and filled with nut butters and marmelades. There are many flavors to choose from, but get the Lemon Cheesecake and thank me later. I'm not even usually a big lemon person, but this one hits, trust me.


Plant-Based - Heb link - Nutrition Info here



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Sugar Cookie Confetti Cashews

Sugar Cookie Confetti Cashews in Blue Bag at HEB Grocery Stores

I seriously love the sugar cookie confetti cashews, both these in the bag and the ones you can find in the bulk section. For that reason, they could not be missed from this list, even if they're probably less healthy than some of the other items listed.


No artificial flavors, colors or preservatives - Full Ingredients here

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