Desk drawer pantry
PCC Taste | February 2013
When hunger strikes, a well-stocked desk drawer "pantry" will keep you going strong (and, possibly fuel the lagging energy of your office mates as well!). Here's what we reach for in a pinch to satisfy a variety of cravings.
Crispy and crunchy — Somersaults are tasty, bite-size snacks made of sunflower and sesame seeds that truly satisfy thanks to their combo of protein, fiber and vitamin E.
Other options: Annie Chun's Seaweed Snacks and PCC's bulk granola.
Salty — PCC's bulk section offers a vast array of snacks to satisfy your salt tooth, including our deluxe nut mix.
Also good: Yogurt covered pretzels from the bulk section and Theo Chocolate's Salted Almond Milk Chocolate Bar.
Hearty — Zing Almond Blueberry bars are made with almond butter and organic blueberries for a protein- and fiber-rich snack that also happens to be free of wheat, gluten and soy.
Also good: KIND Almond & Coconut bar, a satisfying, chewy combo.
Protein rich — Wild Planet sardines and tuna offer a quick, nourishing meal. Stash with your favorite crackers.
Other options: a carton of Pacific Foods Vanilla Almond Milk or protein powder with a shake jar for an easy protein shake.
Nourishing — Pacific Foods offers its wholesome soups in handy cartons that make a warm lunch simple. Our best sellers include Thai Sweet Potato, and Roasted Garlic Mushroom Lentil.
Also try: Edward & Sons Miso-cup envelopes. They're vegan and MSG-free.
Sweet — Ginger People ginger chews are an invigorating snack that also can help combat nausea.
Also try: PCC dried fruit, and cocoa-covered almonds from PCC's bulk section.