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Take Me Out to the Ballgame with Apples and Carrot Stick Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

July 5th, 2017 · No Comments

 “Take me out to the ballgame, take me out with the crowd; buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack”…or what about healthy snacks? Instead of always going for the sugary, salty, or fat-laden snacks, consider healthy and tasty snacks with more nutrition such as apples with dip or crisp baby carrots with dip from Dippin’ Stix!

We’ve all been guilty of indulging in sugary or salty snacks instead of choosing snacks with nutritional value. However, stop and consider the many benefits of eating healthy:

  • Eating snacks with nutritional value can help to sustain your energy levels. When your blood sugar levels get too low, you can start to feel fatigued and lightheaded. Eating snacks containing a proper nutritional blend will help your blood sugar levels rise which, in turn, gives you energy to get through the day
  • When it comes to nutritional intake, fruits and vegetables are the best for you. Adding servings from dairy and whole grains will help increase the recommended daily amounts we should all strive to achieve from these food groups
  • Portion size is an important component when it comes to weight loss and maintenance, and healthy snacks can help overcome overeating at meals

If you’re wishing or trying to eat healthier, whether at home, work, or the ballgame, consider the nourishing and tasty snacks from Dippin’ Stix. We provide healthy, affordable, and easy on-the-go snacks for you and your family. Our crisp baby carrots with premium ranch dip and apples with yogurt, peanut butter, or caramel dip are sure to please everyone’s palate instead of the excessively sugary or salty foods you’ll find at the ballgame.

If you’re heading out to the ballgame, pick up some delicious and nutritious single-serve snacks from Dippin’ Stix today at a retailer near you. Change the tune from buying peanuts and Cracker Jack to apples and carrot stick snacks from Dippin’ Stix!

 

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Splash into Summer Fun With Healthy and Convenient Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

June 13th, 2017 · No Comments

It never fails. Every time you head to the beach or to the swimming pool, the little ones are always hungry. Well, maybe not just the little ones—adults seem to have the hunger and snack cravings kick in too. As a parent, you may not choose to pack salty snacks such as chips or candy to tide them over. A healthy snack such as fruits and vegetables is a much better option. Dippin’ Stix has the perfect snack for those hot, fun-filled days at the beach or swimming pool. Splash into some summer fun with healthy and convenient snacks and make life a whole lot easier.

It’s true that you probably don’t want snacks that require a lot of fuss. After all, you want to enjoy the day lounging around or swimming as well, right? Messy, sticky, or unhealthy snacks need to be kept at home.

Consider the following poolside snacks that are fuss-free and require no utensils:

  1. Apple slices with caramel, yogurt, or peanut butter
  2. Baby carrots with premium ranch dip
  3. Fruit kabobs or meat and cheese kabobs

What better way to make your snacks easy, fuss-free, and healthy than to pack a cooler with fresh fruits and vegetables? At Dippin’ Stix, we know how important time is with your children or how important a day to relax is to your mental and physical well-being. That’s why we strive to provide healthy, affordable, and easy on-the-go snacks for you and your family. Our crisp baby carrots with premium ranch dip and apples with yogurt, peanut butter, or caramel dip are sure to please everyone’s palate, all while being healthy and fun.

If you’re gearing up to head to the beach, to the pool, to a sporting event, or just enjoying some summer fun, pick up some single-serve snacks from Dippin’ Stix today at a retailer near you. Splash into some summer fun with healthy and convenient snacks from Dippin’ Stix.

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Eat Healthier and Feel Better with Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

May 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

If you ever find yourself with loss of brain power, no energy, and fighting weight gain, it may be time to rethink your overall eating and snacking habits. Did you know that nutrition is the key to a healthy life? Eat healthier and feel better with fruit and vegetable snacks coupled with a nutritious dip from Dippin’ Stix!

Healthy snacking and nutritious meals have many benefits. For example:

  1. Healthy snacking curbs those cravings for a juicy burger, fries, chips, or a sweet treat with empty calories. Try crisp baby carrots with a premium dip to fight those cravings.
  2. Consume smaller, more frequent meals. Many of us have problems with portion control and weight gain. Eating smaller meals and snacks several times throughout the day instead of three large meals helps with weight control.
  3. Healthy snacking helps with mood, brain power, and energy. Sugary snacks can give you quick energy, but then you burn out. Apple slices or vegetables with dip will keep you fueled longer, boost your energy and brain power, and get you through the day.
  4. Healthy snacks and nutritious meals help to prevent heart disease as well as anxiety and depression. Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of American women? Instead of salty chips or sweet, chocolatey snacks that can raise your blood pressure, choose healthier options such as crisp baby carrots or apple slices with a delicious dip.

Following these simple steps can make a big difference in your health, weight loss, and weight control. Dippin’ Stix strives to get America eating healthier one snack at a time. Our delicious, crisp apple slices, coupled with premium dips of peanut butter, caramel with peanuts, plain caramel, or yogurt, are sure to please your palate and curb your salt and sweet cravings. In addition, our baby carrots and premium ranch dip are enjoyable to anyone—no matter the age.

If you’re struggling with bad eating habits, or you have a stupendous pattern of eating healthy and just want to stay on track, try some nutritious Dippin’ Stix snacks from a retailer near you. Make it easier to eat healthier and feel better with tasty, nourishing snacks from Dippin’ Stix!

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Spring into the Warmer Months with Healthy Eating, Plenty of Exercise, and Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

April 6th, 2017 · No Comments

It’s time to spring into the warmer months with healthy eating and plenty of exercise. The temperatures are getting warmer and the days are getting longer. What a perfect opportunity to set some resolutions to eat healthier and get outside to enjoy Mother Nature all while staying active and moving. Snacks from Dippin’ Stix can help you get your daily portions of the fruits and vegetables you need to eat healthier and feel better.

Although the days are a bit longer and the temperatures are warming up, it should seem as though we can get more done and have more time to spend with our family and friends. This may be true, but in today’s busy world, our days may also be filled with increased work responsibilities, yard work, and spring and summer sports. This often makes it difficult to eat healthy and maintain a regular exercise program.

Time plays a major role in the meals that we prepare, serve, and eat. For example, if you’re raising a family and working outside the home, it may be difficult to always fit the necessary fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet. It’s often easier to swing into a fast food restaurant and pick up something quick to feed our kids before they need to be dropped off at soccer practice, piano lessons, or a sporting game.

Set some resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more by establishing these few simple steps:

  • Get out into the sunshine, go for walks as a family, or find some friends to begin a basketball or soccer game in the neighborhood
  • Have healthy snacks available for yourself and your kids instead of the temptation of sweet and high calorie foods such as candy and chips
  • Make it part of your routine to choose fruits and vegetables over fried foods, and get out and move. Enjoy nature or do some yardwork instead of sitting in front of a TV or computer screen, and encourage your children to do the same

Dippin’ Stix can easily help you get those daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Our pre-packaged fruit and dip and vegetable and dip snacks are perfect for those on-the-go days when there just isn’t time to prepare a sit-down meal. Or, likewise, these snacks can be served as part of a meal. Fresh, crisp apples with caramel, yogurt, or peanut butter are sure to appease the sweet tooth. And baby carrots with ranch dip? Who could ever turn that down? We also have bulk five-pack cartons for your convenience.

Look for Dippin’ Stix at your local retailer so you and your family can spring into the warmer months with healthy eating, plenty of exercise, and healthy snacks.

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Curb Your Cravings and Limit Overeating at Meal Time with Healthy Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

March 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Do you find yourself having cravings throughout the day or overeating at meal time? If so, it may be beneficial to think of eating smaller amounts of healthy food throughout the day to keep cravings and binge eating at bay. Curb your cravings and limit overeating at meal time with healthy snacks from Dippin’ Stix. Dippin’ Stix has snacks such as fresh carrots and dip and apples with a variety of dips to make healthy eating easier.

Although there’s really no perfect formula to curb cravings or keep from overeating at meal time, an effort to snack throughout the day is sure to help. Healthy snacking every 2-3 hours keeps your metabolism going and curbs those cravings for salty chips or a sweet treat from the vending machine. Try to limit each snack to 150 calories or less and incorporate protein, such as peanut butter, to aid in staying full. Yogurt and fresh fruit are also excellent options for a healthy snack.

In addition to curbing cravings and overeating, a diet rich in protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is one that helps keep you sharp and your heart healthy. Heart healthy snacks are typically foods that are low in fat and more filling. For example, a fresh apple with a yogurt dip or peanut butter is a perfect snack when you’re busy with life and need something on the go. Perhaps you have children who are involved in sports or other after school activities. A healthy snack of fruits and vegetables with a tasty dip is sure to fit the bill.

Dippin’ Stix offers nutritious snacks to keep your child on the go and curb your desire to grab salty potato chips or sweet and sugary treats from the vending machine. Our crisp, peeled baby carrots and premium dips are pleasing to the palate and come in convenient individually wrapped portions. Or, if you have a larger family who may benefit from healthy and convenient snacks, our family size packets are available as well. Dippin’ Stix apples are sliced and ready to enjoy with several different dips of yogurt, peanut butter, caramel, peanuts, and a healthy portion of chocolate.

Visit a retailer near you to find the Dippin’ Stix snacks that will fit your busy lifestyle. If you’re young or old, male or female, athletic or work in a sedentary job, we have something to tease and please your palate! Curb your cravings and limit overeating at meal time with healthy snacks from Dippin’ Stix.

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Keep Your Brain in Shape with Healthy Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

February 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

When most of us think of being healthy, we think of our waistlines, our muscular system, having a “six-pack,” and the number on the scale. What many of us forget is the fact that our brain needs to be kept healthy and in shape, and one of the best ways to do that is by eating a healthy diet. Dippin’ Stix provides healthy snacks to help get and keep that brain in shape!

There are foods and diets that definitely help, and others that harm the brain over time. For example, foods such as red meat, cheese, butter, and fried or fast food should always be consumed in moderation. Vegetables, leafy greens, nuts, berries, whole grains, fish, poultry, and the use of olive oil instead of butter are all considered healthy foods and have the green light to enjoy.

If an individual consistently consumes foods containing a large amount of fats, they may be headed to a cognitive decline more rapidly than those who indulge in a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and foods that are low in fat.

At Dippin’ Stix, we provide nutritious snacks that are not only heart healthy but “brain-healthy” as well. Our crisp, peeled baby carrots and dip, and fresh apples with yogurt peanut butter or caramel dip are sure to not only help with the number on the scale, the “six pack,” or your waistline, but benefit your cognitive function as well. We all want to be healthy and smart in our olden, golden years, so now is the time to convert to a heart-healthy and brain-healthy diet with snacks from Dippin’ Stix.

Visit a retailer near you to pick up some of our conveniently packaged snacks that you can grab while on the go, send with your kids to school or sporting events, or just enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Keep your brain in shape with healthy snacks from Dippin’ Stix!

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Make Your Healthy Eating New Year’s Resolution Easy With Snacks From Dippin’ Stix

January 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

It’s a new year with new resolutions. Be more patient, get organized, spend more time with family, exercise more, and eat healthy. Reports indicate that in the United States, nearly 45% of people make New Year’s resolutions and only about 8% of people achieve these resolutions. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthy, let Dippin’ Stix snacks help you.

It’s difficult to follow through with New Year’s resolutions because, let’s face it, they aren’t always fun. Sometimes family can be exhausting, having more patience is a true virtue, and exercising is very time consuming when you have an already busy and hectic lifestyle. While eating healthier may be difficult, it doesn’t have to be.

Part of eating healthier is in your thinking, prepping, and presentation. We’re all busy, but setting aside a bit of time on a Sunday evening to prepare your food and snacks for the week may make it easy. If you like a diet higher in protein, make up some oatmeal for the coming week’s breakfast, boil some eggs for lunch, and grill your meat in advance so dinner only involves heating it up.

Make your snack preparation easy and affordable with Dippin’ Stix snacks. Carrots with premium ranch dip and sliced crisp apples with yogurt, caramel, and peanut butter are healthy and affordable snacks, and they come in convenient bulk five-pack cartons. Our snacks have excellent nutritional value, are low in calories and fat, are prepared and ready for your on-the-go lifestyle, and they taste great! Dippin’ Stix snacks can be found at a retailer near you to help you eat healthy, stay healthy, and stay under budget. If eating healthier was one of your New Year’s resolutions, you can’t go wrong with snacks from Dippin’ Stix. Make your healthy eating New Year’s resolution easy with snacks from Dippin’ Stix.

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Keep on Track with Healthy Snacks During the Busy Holiday Season with Snacks from Dippin’ Stix

December 29th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s an awfully busy time of year with the holidays, school concerts and conferences, and finding time to prepare meals and snacks while playing taxi, working, and decorating the house. If you’re struggling to find healthy snacks for your kids (and yourself) and feel you just can’t find the time, consider Dippin’ Stix snacks.

The holidays are a particularly difficult time to keep on track with healthy eating and exercise which makes it challenging to keep a healthy weight. With the growing number of individuals struggling with obesity in the United States, healthy snacks can help keep waist lines from expanding and provide an overall better sense of wellbeing.

Instead of heading for the vending machine, packing a sweet and sugary snack, or sending cupcakes, candy, and chips with your children for lunch or an after-school snack, consider something healthy AND fun. Younger individuals may not be overly impressed with carrot sticks, but couple carrot sticks with a tasty ranch dip and their eyes are sure to light up. Don’t think an apple will really catch their eye? How about a sliced apple with caramel or yogurt dip?

Dippin’ Stix has a variety of healthy snack options that are sure to please your palate. Options such as peeled baby carrots and premium dips, and sliced apples with caramel, peanut butter, chocolate, or yogurt, are appealing to both parents and kids. They have excellent nutritional value, great taste, and are low in calories and fat. Dippin’ Stix products are award winning and perfect for anyone at any age.

Dippin’ Stix knows how important convenience is for busy families who are constantly on the go. That’s why we’ve developed a quick, healthy, and affordable snack for you and your family. To top it off, if you’re watching your waistline and want something healthy and nutritious, Dippin’ Stix is the way to go. Our Dippin’ Stix products are available at a retailer near you, and you can count on our nourishing and tasty items to help you stay healthy and within your dietary goals during the busy holiday season!

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Eat Healthy Before and After the Thanksgiving Holiday With Snacks From Dippin’ Stix

November 8th, 2016 · No Comments

The holiday season brings extra calories in our more-than-normal hefty meals. Although our Thanksgiving meals may include more than our fair share of daily vegetables, we tend to over-consume in other food categories such as with pumpkin pie and bread pudding. While Thanksgiving is about family and giving thanks for what we have, a big focus always seems to be on the food that we serve. That’s why it’s important to eat healthy foods prior to and after the Thanksgiving holiday. Dippin’ Stix can help you meet that goal with fresh fruits and vegetables served with savory and healthy dips.

If you’re a parent, you know the importance of keeping your kids satisfied with snacks throughout the day and you also know how equally important it is to feed them healthy snacks. For example, sending along money to school or sporting events to purchase a snack probably won’t leave them making the best and most healthy choices. You can easily take care of that problem by packing some single serve snacks made of healthy fruits and vegetables such as carrots with ranch dip or apples with yogurt or caramel dip.

But it’s not just kids that need to stick to a healthy snack. Adults have guidelines as well, and they’re often stricter, particularly if you have health issues such as diabetes, heart disease, or are struggling with meeting a goal weight. Dippin’ Stix snacks are perfect for anyone, no matter the age, sex, or size. They are ideal for throwing in lunch bags, for an afternoon snack, or for a midnight snack. What’s even better is that they can even be found in refrigerated vending machines!

So, if you really want to stick to your diet during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, plan to eat healthy snacks before and after to keep your diet balanced. Dippin’ Stix strives to provide healthy and affordable snacks for you and your family that are appropriately portioned. At Dippin’ Stix, we want you to be as healthy as you can be. Find Dippin’ Stix at a store near you at http://www.dippinstix.com/locator/index.php.

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Incorporate Apple Snacks from Dippin’ Stix into Your Diet and Meal Plan During the Fall Season

October 26th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s the beautiful season of fall. Kids are back in school, we’re experiencing cooler temperatures, and the wonderful scent of harvest is everywhere. Fall and winter are also seasons when we may become more sedentary because of the colder weather, and find ourselves back to the routine of enjoying casseroles and other yummy comfort foods. To help counteract those calorie-rich dishes, make healthy snacks a part of your daily ritual with healthy goodies from Dippin’ Stix.

Casseroles and other comfort foods are indeed very tasty and filling, but are packed with calories and fat. This, combined with less activity, can lead to weight gain and other health factors such as heart disease and diabetes. That’s why it’s crucial to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your diet on a daily basis.

For example, apples are a great source of fiber, and they’re tasty. Add some top-of-the-line dips such as yogurt and caramel, and you’ve got yourself a healthy and filling snack to get you through until your next meal. In addition, Dippin’ Stix products of carrots and premium dips are sure to handle your hunger and snack attacks day after day.

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your diet and meal plan, purchase Dippin’ Stix snacks. With the kids back in school, Dippin’ Stix products are perfect for nutritional sack lunches, after school events, afternoon treats, and makes healthier snacking so much easier! Even the pickiest eaters in your family will love the wonderful and healthy selections offered by Dippin’ Stix. Everyone is sure to enjoy each and every snack item while making the effort to eat healthy and keep a healthier lifestyle.

The ideal alternative to calorie-heavy foods and sugary sweets, Dippin’ Stix can be found at your local supermarket or refrigerated vending machine all at a price you can afford!

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