I’m always on a hunt for healthy snacks for my kids. We recently received some samples of Funky Monkey Snacks – 100% natural freeze-dried fruit with no added sugar, colors, flavors or preservatives. Each 1 oz. bag contains 3 servings of fruit.
We tried their 3 new flavors: Applemon (freeze-dried apple and organic cinnamon), MangOJ (freeze-dried mango and orange juice), and Pink Pineapple (freeze-dried organic pineapple and guava). All of Funky Monkey Snacks’ freeze-dried fruit snacks are gluten-free, dairy free and wheat free. It’s also kosher (parve), vegan and a raw food.
Applemon made the biggest impression on my children and two of my nieces. At my daughter’s 2nd birthday, I tried to make the snacks healthy. I put out baked blue tortilla chips (a success) and carrots w/ hummus (not a success). As a last ditch option, I put the Applemon out. My very picky 4 year old son and his 4 year old cousin could not stop eating it! They loved the naturally sweet crunchiness.
The MangOJ and Pink Pineapple were yummy too. Since the pieces were a little bigger than the freeze-dried fruit I usually buy, my son did not have the same enthuisasm for those flavors and wouldn’t even try them. But my 2 year old daughter and I happily enjoyed them. More for us!
Funky Monkey is definitely worth your time — click here to find where to buy Funky Monkey Snacks.
The company sent us some samples for review purposes.