Before I became a plant-based eater, I loved Nacho Cheese Doritos. However, their ingredient list isn’t so lovable. Now, we have Beanfields Bean & Rice Chips in Nacho flavor, a healthier alternative to the classic Doritos snack. Instead of corn, Beanfields uses black beans, navy beans, and long grain rice.
Beanfields Bean & Rice Chips are vegan, gluten-free, all-natural, and non-GMO verified by The Non-GMO Project. They are also free of corn, cholesterol, trans-fat, artificial colors, artificial flavors, preservatives, and the top eight allergens.
One serving of Beanfields contains four grams of protein and four grams of fiber. In comparison, one serving of Doritos contains only two grams of protein and one gram of fiber. Beanfields takes the prize nutrition-wise; they also have less fat and sodium than Doritos.
Beanfields are definitely healthier than Doritos, and I think they taste better, too. I loved them at first bite. To get that nacho cheese flavor, Beanfields uses a seasoning blend of natural ingredients like tomato and yeast extract. Here is the full list of ingredients:
Black Beans, Navy Beans, Long Grain Rice, Cold Pressed High Oleic Safflower or Sunflower Oil, Potato Maltodextrin, Salt, Tomato Powder, Cane Sugar (Vegan), Onion Powder, Yeast Extract, Paprika, Green Bell Pepper Powder, Red Bell Pepper Powder, Natural Non-Dairy Flavor, Extractives of Annatto, Lactic Acid, Calcium Lactate, Grill Flavor (From Sunflower Oil).
I first tried these chips in one of my Vegan Cuts boxes and have purchased them at the store since then. They’re delicious! Definitely try these, whether you’re vegan or not. Parents, I bet your kids will like them, too, and you can rest assured knowing they’re not snacking on artificial, GMO corn crap. Potato and corn chips get a bad rep because they’re empty calories, but Beanfields Bean & Rice Chips raise the bar on snacking.
I also love Beanfields because they’re a family-owned company with a mission. “Our primary goal is to help improve the global food supply by creating delicious, plant based, Non-GMO snacks, with beans as the primary ingredient,” says the company on its website. Pretty cool!
The company makes chips in these flavors: Nacho, Sea Salt, Pico De Gallo, Barbecue, Unsalted, Ranch and Salt n’ Pepper. I’ve also tried the Pico De Gallo flavor. Which flavor sounds best to you?
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