Below are some of my favourite things to eat and drink before, during, and after a concert! Each item is listed based on a commitment to health and organics and are among the best things you can get! Check them out at stores near you or order online!
One of my favourite salty treats – roasted seaweed that’s made with organic extra virgin olive oil (this matters!)!
Have you tried this incredible dairy-free frozen dessert? I especially recommend the organic mint chip flavour!
Organic and vegan chickpea-based snacks! HIGHLY recommend the “nacho” puffs! Way better than cheese balls 🙂
An incredible Toronto-based brand that offers organic, raw, and vegan snacks! Their new chocolate-covered bananas are to DIE for!
Live on Chocolate
Another incredible Toronto-based brand with a commitment to organics. Do NOT miss the absolutely incredible birch sponge toffee!
Created to give those with allergies safe snacking options, Zego’s trail mix offers a delicious (and glyphosate-free) snack for any occasion!
Organic popcorn that can satisfy both salty and sweet cravings!
DeeBee’s Superfruit Freezer Pops
Need something cold?The perfect frozen and fruity treat! Nothing artificial and certified organic!
Toodaloo Trail Mix
Adaptogenic and crunchy! Each flavour has a different benefit – try them all!
Made Good Cookies
Organic, vegan, and free from all the top allergens! A great snack on the sweeter side!
Hope Hummus and Cedar’s Hummus
As a self-proclaimed hummus fanatic, I HAD to include two of my favourite retail brands! Hope and Cedar’s both offer incredible organic dips – my favourites are Hope’s Spicy Avocado and Cedar’s Roasted Red Pepper – the perfect pre-show lot snack (or meal)!
Another amazing item to spread on chips or crackers, this delectable lineup of vegan cheese made primarily from cashew milk is to DIE for!
What better thing to pair with hummus or cheese than some awesome crackers? Made from seed or almond flour, these grain-free snacks are PERFECT with any dip!
Certified organic, vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free nutrient-dense salads! Only available in the Toronto area right now but are an incredible pre-show meal to power you up to dance!
Better-for-you chips (potato or cassava), dips (like vegan queso), cookies (shortbread and more), tortillas and taco shells, hot sauces, and even refried beans – all grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and non-GMO! You can make a whole lot meal from this brand alone!
Organic Girl greens with Mother Raw dressing
Better than any restaurant’s takeout, just make your own salad! Buy your favourite box of greens and your choice of dressing, add any veggies or protein, and you’ll be fuelled up!
These drinks beat beer by a long shot! Packed with adaptogens and made with only certified organic ingredients, this line of hard kombucha, seltzer, and canned cocktails really help you get your groove on!
123 Organic Tequila
For those who like tequila, 123 is distilled using only the most sustainable practices and certified organic agave. The bottles are all hand-blown recycled glass and the labels are printed with soy-based ink – another bonus!
GT’s Living Foods
A favourite of mine and Peter Anspach of Goose! Fermented, probiotic, and delicious! Get all the active live ingredients, kombucha flavours, and goodness your body craves! Highly recommend for pre, during, and post-show!
Harmless Harvest Coconut Water
A must-have hydration option loved by Trevor Weekz of Goose! The most amazing coconut water produced in the most ethical way possible!
Guayakí Yerba Mate
A carefully crafted infusion of brewed yerba mate complemented with nourishing herbs and organic fruit juices – Ben Atkind of Goose absolutely swears by this stuff!
Toronto-based and one of the longest-running brands on the market! I’m happy to have worked with this team and drank a LOT of bottles of this stuff!
NUUN Hydration Tablets
Who doesn’t need an electrolyte infusion on lot?
Glow up from the inside out! My personal favourite kombucha flavour is their Cayenne Cleanse – just the right amount of spice! I’ve gotten many people hooked on this!
Greenhouse Juice Co.
A Canadian beverage company seeking to make healthy and sustainable the new normal. As a food blogger, I was one of the first to write about them back in 2014 and have sworn by their juice ever since – I especially recommend the Gatsby green juice!
Stoke your wake-up call!
Alchemy Pickle Company Fire Tonic
It burns so good! Packed full of apple cider vinegar, garlic, spices, and even fermented, this is the best thing to do a shot of when you’re not feeling the best!
Propolis-powered health starts here! I never leave home without the propolis spray in my pocket! They have everything to give you the boost they need for the second set!
Herbaland Protein Gummies
Not that kind of gummies – an easy power-up that will give you whatever you’re looking for!
Try any of their incredible chocolate bars, particularly the “Lunatic” – trust me! They are committed to creating chocolate from simple, clean ingredients and superfoods that are not only organic, but also gluten-free, soy-free, fair trade, and GMO-free.
From chocolate to crackers, this awesome brand puts health and humanity first as they craft their delicious snacks!
Justin’s Nut Butter Cups
A dense, chocolatey treat! Available with peanut, almond, or cashew butter!
Another phenomenal chocolate brand with a commitment to doing good – these are packed with adaptogens!
Energy, focus, immunity, and beyond! Made from organic, plant-based superfoods and adaptogens, REBBL helps you feel your best, inside and out. Try it!
Dairy-free your morning! Forager has everything from smoothies to cereal, made by a family-owned and operated company who believes the food we eat is as important as the air we breathe.
Giddy Yoyo Greens
These small green spirulina and chlorella tabs might save your life – or at least you’ll feel good trying! Everything they sell is beyond organic – incredible chocolate too!
Fun fact – I once drank an entire bottle of their turmeric gut shot like it was juice! Wakes your gut, then your brain, and your whole body up! GUT BRAIN AXIS!
Tea with benefits! Why drink a simple cup of tea when you can drink one that will help restore you and get you ready for the next show?
Harmonic Arts Golden Mylk
Relax and reset with this elixir! A blend of soothing herbs, calming mushrooms, and warm spices. They also have tinctures for anything you need to accomplish in life…or just your day after!
Oasis Adaptogens Magic Matcha
Your favourite matcha elevated with the ancient wisdom of mushrooms, nootropics, and adaptogens. With a fraction of the caffeine, your cup of coffee has, this blend is crafted to calmly energize your days and support your daily routines without any crashes or jitters.
This is embodied energy. Deep energy. Focus without the hard edge. An easier access to flow.
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