Adventures at Natural Products Expo West 2014

What a Day!

Written by Mykey

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Last weekend the Lassen's Team attended the long awaited Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim convention center in Anaheim, CA! It's a chance for our team to get to visit some of favorite vendors, see what new devices they are up to and also get a sneak peak at budding companies with amazing new products! It's always fun and always filling! 

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Here are some of the highlights from this year's show!

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Green Valley Natural Jerky.  So delicious and made without all of the preservatives that most commercial jerkies have!

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Our friends at Cool Haus have new Ice Cream Sandwich Bars!  They come three to a pack and are great!  They were sampling out their cookies and ice cream here, too!  (To learn Cool Haus's story, click here.)

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We got to try Suja's new Organic Smoothie Blends!  It's their answer to all of the smoothies out there--but with Suja's reputation for great ingredients and taste!

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And Sol Bites have these great healthy snack packs--a great idea for school or work lunches, as well as for hikes or everyday snacking!

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Almond Butter and Honey!  OH MY GOODNESS!

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This is Harmless Harvest's new holiday item.  Raw coconut water with organic raw cinnamon--It tastes like Christmas!

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This bread from Lavash was amazing with arugula, feta, and beet!

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Boulder Soup Works--this was the Kale and Quinoa soup--delicious!

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This is one of MyChelle's new products--Remarkable Retinal Serum.  This is a great skin care line.

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These G Diaper Covers are so cute!

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The companies were so creative in their displays.  I loved Kissing Elixirs' style!

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Sprouting made even easier!  (for a sprouting tutorial, click here.)

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Here's the Lassen's Team getting ready for the Vitality Works training outside on a beautiful So Cal day!

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Here's Daiya's "cheese" (non-dairy) with caramelized onions.  Yum!

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How about some supplements?  Here's Natural Vitality's Plant Sourced Minerals.


And Mega Food has this great Daily Purifier.  It's one of their new nutrition booster powders to mix with your favorite drink!

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SO EXCITED ABOUT THESE!  Savory flavored yogurts!  

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An amazing lettuce wrap with a spicy siracha sauce!

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Tea Seed Oils from Arette.  I couldn't get enough of the steamed green tea oil!

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Milk chocolate coconut milk ice cream mmmmmmmmMMMMMMMMM!

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Of course it wouldn't be the Expo without some wonderful chocolate!  These Chai Tea Chocolates from Theo were so good!

I know it's hard to believe, but this is just a small sampling of all of the deliciousness that is the Natural Foods Expo West!  And of course with the trainings and the seminars, there was so much to absorb and learn, too.  We'll be bringing lots of great new items onto the shelves in the upcoming months, so ask a team member what is new!

Love,

Lassen's