Cooking Light editors noted the "sweet malty note" that complements the nutty, whole-grain flavor.
Of the nine flavors offered, the sea salt rice chips were chosen as the ideal crunchy and hearty snack.
This almond butter was chosen for its perfect salt level, with editors suggesting a quick dollop in some winter squash soup.
Winning the category for Mixed Nuts, the classic brand won bonus points for going light on the salt (95 milligrams per serving).
The Cooking Light editors admit that this may be a "little less tea-intense than a green tea purist might prefer," but for light tea drinkers it's refreshing and sweet.
As healthy grains are all the rage, it's no wonder quinoa had its own section. This particular brand, the editors say, has a "pleasantly crunchy bite."
We admit, we have had those nights where we really just need to heat up a frozen dish. Pasta is always tricky, but the editors say that this brand's lasagna noodles "maintained their firmness," and the dish has a ton of vegetables.
We love Greek yogurt for breakfast in the office, and this brand is reportedly "almost cheesecake-like." Sold.
Spark some nostalgia with chocolate ice cream bars, with this brand being particularly "refreshing," with an "ice-milk quality."
While most low-fat ricotta tends to be dense, the Cooking Light editors promise this version has a lighter texture, plus a salty edge that makes it well-suited for savory dishes.
These smaller chocolate chips, with a great bittersweet flavor, are the "chocolate chip cookie champs," the editors say, although trail mix or granola could benefit from these chips as well.
This Irish take on English Cheddar is crumbly enough to pass off as full-fat. "Worthy of a cheese plate," is high praise.
OK, so veggie burgers may not be your thing, but the editors say this brand has a beef-like texture and sausage-like seasoning. Worth a shot.