As a mom of a toddler, I have been so thankful for all these “pouch foods” that have suddenly started popping up in stores the past year or two. However, a lot of these pouch foods tend to be “baby food” flavors or only apple sauce with added flavor. I was recently introduced to Del Monte’s Fruit Burst Squeezers and they are a lot more appealing to children who have outgrown baby food or want something different than squeezable applesauce. Even the flavor selection sounds delicious, even to me, as a parent!
Del Monte’s Fruit Burst Squeezers come in two varieties – Fruit + Veggie and Simply fruit. Each Squeezer contains 1 1/2 servings of fruit or fruit and vegetables, making them a healthy after school or on-the-go snack!
Fruit + Veggie Varieties:
The Fruit + Veggie varieties are available in two flavors: Peach-Mango and Blueberry. Now I know what you are thinking…the only vegetable listed in these is carrot. Luckily, carrots are very good for you and when combined with the fruits included in the ingredients, these pouches are full of vitamins and fiber!
Peach-Mango: Pear puree concentrate, water, pumpkin juice concentrate, peach puree concentrate, pear juice concentrate, carrot juice concentrate, carrot puree, mango puree concentrate, natural flavors, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), citric acid.
Blueberry: Pear puree concentrate, water, pumpkin juice concentrate, pear juice concentrate, natural flavors, carrot puree, blueberry puree concentrate, fruit and vegetable extracts for color, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), citric acid.
Simply Fruit Varieties:
The Simply Fruit Varieties come in three flavors: Apple Cinnamon, Mixed Berry and Strawberry. For the pickier kids, these flavors are a bit more classic and might settle better with them.
Apple Cinnamon: Pear puree concentrate, water, apple puree concentrate, pear juice concentrate, natural flavors, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), cinnamon, malic acid.
Mixed Berry: Pear puree concentrate, water, pear juice concentrate, natural flavors, strawberry puree, red raspberry puree concentrate, blueberry puree concentrate, fruit and vegetable extracts for color, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), malic acid.
Strawberry: Pear puree concentrate, water, pear juice concentrate, strawberry puree concentrate, natural flavors, carmine, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), malic acid.
My son is not very picky about the flavors and enjoyed all of these. All I have to do is unscrew the lid and hand it to him and he sucks it right down! Even his tiny 2 year old hands were able to hold the pouch. The Squeezers are smooth, tasty and are perfect size for a snack. Since they do not require refrigeration, they are convenient to keep in my purse or diaper bag, making it a quick and easy, low-mess snack for on-the-go. Some parents even like to stick their Squeezers in the freezer overnight so they will be cold in their child’s lunchbox – they will soften in time for lunch as a cool, tasty snack! For those of you who live in the paths of tropical storms or even tornado alley, these are a great snack to keep in your emergency pack so you can still eat healthy despite the terrible weather.
Keep an eye out for Del Monte’s Squeezers next time you visit your local Walmart store! If they aren’t in stock yet, they are bound to be soon. You can even check Walmart.com to see if they are in stock at your store yet.
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Thanks to Del Monte’s generosity, one lucky reader is going to win a $50 Walmart Gift Card! You could stock up on quite a few Del Monte Fruit Burst Squeezers and be ready for whatever comes your way!
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