Published on December 19th, 2020 | by Darren Paltrowitz0
30 New-Ish Healthy, Fun And/Or Delicious Food & Drink Discoveries You Can Order Online Today
With everything happening in the world, there is still a lot of uncertainty going around. But everyone needs to eat, and there is no shortage of exciting food and drink offerings to order online. If you are searching for new food discoveries, you’ve come to the right place as I have been monitoring the latest and greatest from online retailers. Here are 30 recommendations available for ordering today.
Yowie is best known for its flagship product, the Yowie “surprise inside” chocolate. Each Yowie product is created in the shape of the Yowie characters and contains limited-edition collectible animal toys and a full color leaflet featuring a picture of the real-life animal, its profile and level of endangerment. These make perfect stocking stuffers. Per the chocolate itself, it is sustainably-source, non-GMO, nut-free and gluten-free.
Woodridge Snacks is a new line of premium snacks that fuse culinary tastes from around the world into naturally wholesome, plant-based, vegan treats. Perfect for healthy snacking for the holiday or in January when everyone thinks about New Year’s Resolutions like clean-eating alike. These innovative wholesome snacks feature a palate-pleasing variety of non-GMO creations in single-serve packaging. Currently available at Target, Rite-Aid and online at WoodridgeSnacks.com, there are 4 selections available, each of which are offered in multiple flavors. These flavors include Tempura Seaweed Chips, Ginger Chews, Mochi Rice Nuggets and Sticky Rice Chips.
The makers of wildly popular ALO Drink have launched Jèn Collagen + Aloe Vera Water, reportedly the first and only delicious flavored water infused with both collagen and aloe vera. Collagen and aloe vera work together to help maintain healthy, youthful-looking skin. Collagen is a protein found in the body’s cells that helps strengthen skin, muscles and bones, while aloe vera has been shown to increase collagen production. Available in Blood Orange & Lemon, Apple & Lychee and Peach & Plum flavors, all flavors are gluten-free and non-GMO. Available on www.drinkjen.com with free standard shipping. Now available at Sprout’s Farmers Markets, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market and Stop & Shop, among other retailers.
The Little Potato Company is reportedly the leading producer of “Creamer” potatoes, which are known to be highly-nutritious, fully-mature and naturally-delicious small specialty potatoes. Creamer potatoes come ready to use, no washing or peeling required. They are naturally free of gluten, sodium, fat and cholesterol and only 20 calories apiece; great points value if you are on the WW program like I am. The Little Potato Company not only sells traditional potatoes in bag form, but microwavable entree-ish offerings that are inclusive of seasoning packs. My favorite is the Garlic Parsley offering, which comes in BPA-free packaging and usually includes 20-25 potatoes per package. If seeking recipes related to healthy eating, The Little Potato Company’s website has plenty of those available at no charge.
Califia Farms is a leading, independently-owned, plant-based food and beverage company. Per the mission shown on its website, Califia is on the pursuit to return food to its original nourishing purpose by applying creativity and innovation to make plant-based products that are good for you and good-for-the-world. Its excellent Winter Collection line includes a Dark Chocolate Truffle flavor of Almondmilk Creamer, a Peppermint Mocha Cold Brew Coffee offering with Almondmilk, and Nog flavored Almondmilk Creamer. Nutritious and delicious, and only a small selection of what Califia Farms has on the market.
Green Garden Freeze Dried Herbs instantly-rehydrate when combined with moisture from water, oil, meat or vegetables, providing a fresher and more flavorful alternative to conventional dried herbs. Green Garden Freeze Dried Herbs have a bold flavor, smell and color, and taste fresher because of the unique growing, harvesting and freeze-drying technique. This proprietary freeze drying technique is innovative to the spice aisle and involves using fresh herbs that are quick frozen directly after harvesting and then gently freeze dried, allowing the cell structure of the herbs to remain open and delivering a product that is closer to fresh than dried. Green Garden is a Litehouse Company and is remarkably 100 percent employee-owned.
Misaky Tokyo crystal candies — as recently featured by Kim Kardashian West to promote her new KKW Fragrance Crystallized Collection — are a vegan, gluten-free, non-additive Japanese delicacy. Misaky Tokyo edible crystals are made from seaweed, which is high in dietary fiber, and also known to help with digestion and the lowering of cholesterol. Each candy is hand-made without using any molds and it takes 1 week for the whole process to condense the flavors. Having billed itself as “the caviar of candy,” this may be the first candy that is actually good for you.
D’Artagnan’s all-natural truffle turkey breast is artisanally made in small batches with whole turkey breast and real black truffles with no nitrates, nitrites, artificial ingredients or colorings. Fully-cooked and ready-to-eat, its truly unique turkey breast offers sophisticated, distinctive flavor and alluring aroma. Whether served as the centerpiece for a Sunday or holiday dinner, or sliced for sandwiches, this turkey ought to impress. And in case the source of the turkey was of concern, D’Artagnan’s turkeys are raised on small family farms committed to sustainable animal husbandry without the use of antibiotics or hormones. For Thanksgiving next year, if hosting, I am going with a D’Artagnan turkey.
Veggiecraft Farms believes one does not have to sacrifice their favorite foods to eat well, rather, they just need to rethink them. Made with simple gluten-free ingredients, and offering a number of plant-based options spanning pasta, rice and microwaveable cups, Veggiecraft Farms delivers the perfect balance of “really good” and “really good for you.” In other words, great offerings to have on-hand in case you are looking to reduce your “bad carbs” while still having some carb-related cravings.
Litehouse is a leader in refrigerated salad dressings, dips, sauces, cheese and other innovative consumer packaged goods. I had the pleasure of trying out its Freeze Dried Garlic, Freeze Dried Basil and Guacamole Herb Blend, and insist that the hype is to be believed. In turn, I look forward to trying out some of Litehouse’s other products, the cheese offerings especially, in the near-future. Litehouse is proud to be 100 percent employee-owned — following its family-owned restaurants roots — and each one of the employee owners delivers on high standards of quality and innovation.
Elsewhere on the spice spectrum, Spiceology is known for its line of delicious spice blends, which are unique in flavor and high in antioxidants. Praised by Bon Appetit, BuzzFeed and Forbes alike, Spiceology has 300+ spices, blends, herbs, chiles, salts, confections, fruit and vegetable powders on the market. This includes salt-free blends, for those looking to add flavor with sodium in-take kept in mind. Spiceology has a variety of combo pack offerings on its websites, which you may be able to get in time for Christmas 2020 if ordered today.
Kyo-Green Sprouts Blend contains a nutritious blend of organic sprouted ancient grains, beans and seeds, combined with spirulina and the brand’s original Greens Blend. Harvested at the very peak of the sprouting process, each sprout varietal is then gently dried and ground to concentrate the important plant nutrients. This powerful plant-based powdered drink mix provides a natural, gentle prebiotic for healthy digestion, which is the foundation for whole body wellness. Simply mix one serving of fast-dissolving Kyo-Green Sprouts Blend powder with water or fruit juice, or you can add to your favorite smoothie.
bubly sparkling water has a variety of recipes that are easy to make, including its new North Pole Chiller recipe. bubly has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories, so it makes for a wonderful, guilt-free holiday treat that pairs great with your favorite alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage:
– 1.5 oz. ZYR Vodka
– 5 oz. cranberrybubly
– Splash of Ocean Spray cranberry juice
– Serve over ice in a glass.
– Garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary.
Mother Kombucha is known to bill itself as “Earth Conscious. Health Conscious. People Conscious.” The entails its business practices, as Mother Kombucha knows where its tea comes from; Teatulia cultivates a 3,000-acre regenerative, organic farm in Bangladesh tand is certified B Corp. Meanwhile, USDA organic certification verifies that its products are free from artificial ingredients and synthetic pesticides and are GMO-free. The brand just launched its first ever kombucha sparkling water, which I have had the pleasure of trying, and recommend if you are a fan of both kombucha and sparkling water.
Throughout 2020 I have been impressed with Monster Energy’s tie-ins with celebrities, influencers and brands, including its recent collaboration with street artist RISK, who I recently interviewed for The Hype. In anticipation of the coveted Halo Infinite game coming out in 2021, Monster Energy launched limited-edition Halo Infinite, as available in convenience stores nationwide through December 31, 2020. Consumers can stock up on Double XP points per can ahead of game launch and unlock access to the Halo Infinite world through Monster Energy’s exclusive Snapchat filter encoded on each can. To unlock XP points, save up receipts and go to Monster-Halo.com to redeem before gametime.
The special Halo Infinite edition are available in 16 oz. Original Green, Lo-Carb and Zero Sugar offerings, as well as in 24 oz. Original Green and Lo-Carb varieties. Limited-edition 4-packs, 10-packs of Original Green and Lo-Carb will also be available for redemption with the mega Original Green 24-pack for ultimate XP earnings. Per a notice I received from Monster Energy, Master Chief reminds consumers to wear their face mask when purchasing Monster Energy Halo Infinite cans from stores.
Looking for a guilt-free keto ice cream that is so creamy, rich, and decadent that you may forget its low carb? Then grab a pint of Killer Creamery in any of its 8 delicious, gluten-free flavors, including Chilla In Vanilla, Peanut Blubber, No Judge Mint, Jam Session, Got Buns?, Caramels Back, Main Squeeze and Brownie Points. Using clean, high-quality ingredients in each pint, health-conscious desert lovers ought to appreciate Killer Creamery’s commitment to purity and nutritional value. Its unique recipe features C8 MCT oil from coconuts, allulose — a low-calorie sugar that does not cause sugar spikes — and a prebiotic fiber, which offers anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular system health benefits. The company is currently rolling out an all-new recipe with an even smoother, creamier texture any ice cream fan will appreciate, with still only 2 to 3 net carbs and zero sugar added. Every year, Killer Creamery donates a portion of its profits to fund the research initiatives of Whales and Dolphin Conservation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of whales, dolphins, and our shared planet. Killer Creamery keto ice cream is available in 2,300+ retailers nationwide and online at www.killercreamery.com.
An alternative to traditional peanut butter, PBfit comes in powdered form and has 90 percent less fat and one-third the calories of traditional peanut butter. And it is made from real roasted, pressed peanuts. PBfit can easily be used in smoothies and mixed into other foods; it also comes in a chocolate flavor. The latest offering from the PBfit brand are its spreads. This plant-based peanut spread is compatible with high-protein diets and keto-friendly. Without palm oil, PBfit peanut butter tastes great and is also free from any hydrogenated oils. Now available via Amazon, these spreads are also available in Almond Butter form.
Circle B Ranch’s Snack Sticks — also known as Big John’s Snack Sticks — are keto-friendly, jerky-style snack sticks which ought to serve as an ideal snack for any meat-craving foodie. Like all of Big John’s meat sticks, they are free from nitrites, sugar, corn syrup and gluten. These snack sticks are low-carb, low-calorie, high in protein, paleo-friendly, and gluten-free. Its sampler pack is currently priced at $6. I personally can’t get enough of any of the bacon-flavored offerings from this line of products.
SuckerPunch started off making jarred premium pickles, as crafted with high-quality cucumbers and absolutely packed with flavor thanks to a signature 11-spice blend. Now those same pickles come in snack packs, beyond other great offerings of pickle juice and bloody mary mix varieties. Currently there is a 10 percent off promotion when new customers sign up for SuckerPunch’s mailing list via its website, while all orders $40 and more from the brand’s website earn free shipping. Think about it: How many foods are more suitable to a diet or COVID-19-related limitations than pickles?
MadeGood products are made in a dedicated facility free from the 8 common allergens: peanut, tree nuts, wheat, dairy, egg, soy, sesame, fish and shellfish. They contain the nutrients from vegetables, are only 90 calories and contain 6 grams of sugar. These MadeGood offerings are not only allergen-free, yet they are also gluten-free, certified vegan, organic, non-GMO, kosher and contain nutrients from vegetables. The latest great MadeGood offerings I have had the pleasure of trying were the Chocolate Chip Granola Minis and the Chocolate Banana Granola Minis, which are both available for ordering via the MadeGood website. Website aside, MadeGood’s delicious snacks are available in stores all across the country including Whole Foods, CVS and Kroger.
Launched in September 2019, the Cincoro family portfolio offers 4 award-winning tequila expressions: Blanco (unaged), Reposado (aged 8 to 10 months), Añejo (aged 24 to 28 months) and Extra Añejo (aged 40 to 44 months), all of which are uniquely made with 100 percent Weber Blue agave from both the highland and lowland regions of Jalisco, Mexico, and represent the gold standard for their category and new modern standard of taste. The agave is hand-selected and slow-cooked in a small batch process, distilling the highland and lowland tequilas separately, before blending them together to create the Cincoro signature taste profile. Cincoro has been awarded with over 12 gold medals from prestiogous spirit competitions, while its amazingly-purposeful bottle — as designed by former Nike designer Mark Smith and basketball legend Michael Jordan — looks sleek, contemporary, and unique. The NBA ties don’t end there as Cincoro founding partner Jeanie Buss gifted Cincoro to the Los Angeles Lakers team this holiday season.
Per the aforementioned, “The Number Series” from Cincoro, a limited number of the brand’s award-winning Añejo offerings are available in a larger-than-life 1.75.liter offering. Every bottle is engraved with a unique number, making each bottle a one-of-a-kind item. Over twice the size of existing Cincoro offerings, these Cincoro bottles will be available only as long as supplies last.
AfterGlow is an organic hard kombucha beverage created by Aqua ViTea, a functional beverage company and the largest producer of kombucha on the East Coast. With more than a decade of kombucha brewing expertise, Aqua ViTea launched AfterGlow Hard Kombucha in 2019 with the goal of giving consumers a well-balanced drinking experience. Its Cherry Sour and Apricot Dream AfterGlow flavors are its latest offerings, as made with clean ingredients while also gluten-free, non-GMO, lower calorie, lower sugar, lower carb, paleo, vegan-friendly, and full of antioxidants, b-vitamins and detoxifying acids.
Made from the naturally-occurring alcohol in kombucha and with clean and organic ingredients, AfterGlow is a smooth, tasty alternative to beer and cider, and a more natural option than spiked seltzers. Each bottle of AfterGlow contains 5 percent ABV and all of the brand’s 4 flavors — Ginger Blue, Citrus Rush, Cherry Sour and Apricot Dream — are gluten-free, low calorie, low sugar, and both paleo and vegan-friendly. AfterGlow retails for $12.99 per 6-pack and is available for purchase at liquor stores, convenience stores and grocery stores, as well as at select bars and restaurants across the Northeastern United States. Above you will find an AfterGlow-approved, holiday-themed cocktail recipe.
Me’s Way makes delicious Vietnamese-style chili sauces in Seattle, as helmed from passed-down, authentic recipes. Dedicated to foodies, spice lovers and folks with Vietnamese heritage alike, Me’s Way makes both regular and vegetarian versions of its Chili Sauce. There is currently free shipping being offered on all U.S. orders through the Me’s Way website, while there is also $10 off being given for every extra jar added to one’s order.
Wet Hydration offers a new range of beverages that are keto-friendly, gluten-free, vegan, kosher and non-GMO in BPA-free bottles. Furthermore, these drinks were specifically-formulated to enhance the different parts of your day, using clean and functional ingredients while having 0 calories and 0 sugars. Each 12-ounce elixir is both delicious and functional, made of carefully curated nutrients and unique flavor combinations blended in perfect harmony. Each drink — flavors include Cucumber Lime + Collagen + Vitamine E, Dragon Fruit + Yerba + Hibiscus, and Orange Mango + Ginger Turmeric — carries specific health goals otherwise, so every bottle of Wet Hydration aims to carry an identity connecting benefits with benefit-seekers.
Deliciously creamy and tasty plant-based beverages, Better Than Milk’s shelf-stable, organic liquid drinks start with simple ingredients and are combined with spring water from the Lessini Mountains in Northern Italy. Its beverages are organic, non-GMO, vegan and kosher, and they do not contain dairy, lactose, gluten, carrageenan, soy, artificial flavors, sulfites or cholesterol. Furthermore, its alt-milk beverages are made in a state-of-the-art, environmentally-conscious facility, and its cartons are FSC-certified while its the plastic caps are bio-based made from sugarcane and not petroleum. I have had the pleasure of trying Better Than Milk’s almond-based, oat-based and rice-based drinks, and all met expectations and then some.
Billed as a “cocktail meets seltzer,” SESH is a future-shaping beverage that will be launching in January 2021. In turn, SESH brings together the rich, authentic flavor of a traditional cocktail, with the lighter qualities of a hard seltzer, with just 100 calories, 1 carb, and ZERO sugar. With 6 percent ABV, this canned beverage comes in 4 distinct flavors based on fan-favorite cocktails: Gin & Tonic, Paloma, Mojito, and Moscow Mule. SESH was created by co-founders Zeke Bronfman — who I interviewed earlier in the year for The Hype — and Nate Medow as an answer to problems they identified in the alcohol industry, namely how Medow sought healthier alternatives as a type 1 diabetic unable to consume most alcoholic beverages. In turn, he and Bronfman, who comes from a long line of spirits pioneers, scoped out a solution that wouldn’t compromise between taste and quality. Great stuff.
Daring Foods started up with a single aim, per its website: “to remove chicken from our food system.” Well, even if you do eat chicken, it can’t hurt you — or the environment — to add some high-protein, meat alternatives into your diet from time to time. Daring makes chicken-esque products that are billed as “the opposite of chicken,” and they are all high in protein, non-GMO and low-calorie. My favorite of their offerings is the Original Breaded Pieces product, which is a suitable chicken tender alternative. 3 pouches of the 8-ounce size of the Original Breaded Pieces are currently selling for $29.99 via the Daring website, giving you plenty of servings for the price of just 1 restaurant chicken dinner for 2. Nutritious and delicious.
Flow is a celebrity-favored, alkaline spring water brand. Providing natural alkaline, mineral rich spring water that has a pH of +/- 8.1, Flow is committed to sharing its quality-oriented water in delicious organic flavors, all while minimizing their environmental impact and maximizing sustainability through its eco-friendly packaging. For Black Friday/Cyber Monday, Flow had a Friends + Family sale where 4 cases were being sold for the price of 3. Sales aside, Flow is available online at flowhydration.com and Amazon with prices start at $18.99. Peach + Blueberry is its new, organic flavor, a wonderful and healthier twist on the typical Blueberry and Peach Pies you may have enjoyed during the current holiday season.
The famed Wild Turkey Distillery has introduced a new whiskey for anyone who seeks an elevated bourbon experience: Russell’s Reserve 2003. Hand-selected by Master Distiller Eddie Russell, the 2003 edition carries a suggested retail price of $250.00 and is a special release never to be repeated, making it a sought-after offering for avid collectors. Approximately 3,600 bottles has been made available at select retailers in the United States. Russell’s Reserve also has a 10 Year Old Bourbon, which is deep amber in color with a nose that is rich in vanilla, oak, toffee and a touch of old leather. The body of the 10 Year Old Bourbon is huge, and the palate is very spicy with notes of chili peppers, tamarind, almonds and cumin.
Founded by GRAMMY-winning musician Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, MAD TASTY is an all-natural, low-calorie beverage with 20 mg of pure broad-spectrum hemp extract. It also happens to be the first non-musical product Tedder has created. As the story goes, the product was created to help Tedder and his peers to relax, hydrate, and boost their creativity. Battling anxiety and panic attacks since 2017, Tedder started using CBD/hemp extract and wanted a way to take it every day without the bitter CBD/hemp taste and he’s not alone. MAD TASTY also features zero sugar, while also being vegan, low-calorie and non-GMO. This is a great choice for those wanting to partake in Dry January this new year as it’s a satisfying non-alcoholic beverage that can be easily mixed into mocktail recipes or enjoyed on its own. And on the charitable end, for every 12-ounce can sold, MAD TASTY donates 12 ounces of clean water to people and places in need through DROP4DROP.
Ficks Beverage Co. makes hard seltzers and mixer products which do not use concentrate juice within their ingredients for the freshest taste. Thus, you can expect fresh-tasting products yet half the calories and sugar compared to many of its competitors. Ficks Mixers, the mixer line, was born from the founders’ passion for community and hosting friends. They wanted to create a readymade cocktail mixer that would impress guests, but not call for too much of the host’s time mixing in the kitchen. Experimenting for many months, they landed on the right low-calorie recipes for Paloma, Bloody Mary, Margarita, Strawberry Margarita and Moscow Mule offerings. Recommenced pairings and ratios are provided on the bottle, but each can be enjoyed with your alcohol of choice. At just 35 calories and 10g per 3 oz. serving, Ficks seems to be natural cocktail mixer on the market.
Vita Coco and Postmates are coming together to give out free hangover recovery kits to New Yorkers and Angelenos on January 1 for National Hangover Day. This kit will include a toasty breakfast sandwich, Vita Coco coconut water (packed with potassium and electrolytes for extra hydration), cozy socks to spruce up your work from home look, a webcam cover, a head scratcher for when said webcam cover is on, earplugs (e.g. to keep your roommate on mute), Banila Skincare to freshen up, and 1 free month of Obé Fitness for when you find any motivation to move. Lest not forget that Vita Coco is wonderful on its own, no matter the occasion or how you feel.
Sourse Glow Bites are clean ingredient, plant-based dark chocolate bites that are infused with collagen supplement proven to improve skin moisture, texture and elasticity in just 2 weeks. While most collagen supplements are made from ground animal skin with obscure origins. Clean Collagen dark chocolates are infused with Ceramosides, a plant-based, gluten-free phytoceramides blend derived from wheat that when taken orally is clinically proven to improve your skin. It is an ideal moisturizer for smooth and youthful skin, giving you a healthy glow. Meanwhile, Sourse Hype Bites are clean ingredient, dark chocolate bites that are powered by 250mcg Vitamin B12 to improve mood, energy, and brain function. Both Sourse offerings available for $34, with one-time purchase, or $29.90 per month, for a monthly subscription.
Last month the Sovány Beverage Company announced the launch of the first sparkling water to be made with USDA organic fruit. The company’s commitment to the organic lifestyle resulted in a sustainable, carefree and uncompromisingly-flavorful beverage. Sovány is the brainchild of health-conscious entrepreneur Marcella Fodor, who first developed the idea for this unique sparkling water at home while trying to create a refreshing and healthy beverage with no added sugar. By focusing on the ethical consciousness that comes with the organic, sustainable food movement, the recipe she developed ended up being everything other brands in the market were lacking.
Sovány sparkling water is available in 4 flavors: Ingenious Apple, Remarkable Raspberry, Brilliant Orange and Simply Sparkling. The company sources its organic, non-GMO ingredients from leading supplier Tradin Organics. Each beverage contains 12 percent organic fruit juice with no added sugar, and each can is 100 percent recycled and made of BPA-free aluminum, offering a beverage that is better for you and the planet. Sovány is currently sold at Albertsons, New Seasons Market, Randall’s, Erewhon, Central Markets, Amazon, and through www.sovany.com.
Acclaimed hard kombucha maker JuneShine recently unveiled a 100-calorie offering on the market, JuneShine 100. Since then, JuneShine has unveiled Backcountry Booch, a delicious “light ’n bright winter delight inspired by Mother Nature’s magic,” as launched officially on December 16th, and JuneShine’s Cran Apple Cinnamon flavor. The Backcountry seasonal booch captures the essence of deep pow, fresh tracks and bluebird days for those who enjoy the great outdoors — which were all dreaming of this winter season — and Backcountry Booch is carefully-crafted with healthy ingredients like Blue Spirulina, Red Ginseng and Green Tea, along with citrus flavors such as tangerine, pineapple , orange, lime, & lemon for a cool, better-for-you boozy taste. New flavors and offerings aside, JuneShine remains committed to minimizing its carbon footprint, powering its brewery with 100 percent renewable energy through SDG&E’s EcoChoice and donating 1 percent of all sales to the acclaimed non-profit organization known as 1% For The Planet.
Lemonette is the first and only lemon-based clean gourmet dressing available in different flavors that are great for dressings, marinades, dips, grilling, finishes and your own concoctions. Crafted in small batches and locally-sourced in California, lemon is the foundation of all 4 Lemonette flavors: Mediterranean Herb, Italian Herb, Lemon Garlic and Zesty Cumin. Therefore, you can easily meet all your culinary needs with this wholesome alternative to vinegar, cream or soy-based sauces. These dressing are vegan, non-GMO, keto-ready, Whole30-friendly and dairy-free, without any sugar or artificial ingredients. Clean, simple, plant-powered ingredients, as made in Southern California and available both at grocery stores nationwide and via Amazon.
Last but definitely not least… Color My Cookie’s paint-your-own tasty cookie sets come iced, with edible watercolors and sprinkles making them the perfect canvas for your creativity. The only thing you may enjoy more than seeing your cookies come to life as you paint them is eating them. These shortbread cookies were reportedly the #1 seller in Color My Cookie’s Pastry Chef Sam Major’s retail bakery — soft, not too sweet, and utterly delicious. Each set comes with 6 cookies to decorate, an edible palette with edible watercolors, icing and sprinkles with edible glitter, 2 paint brushes, 2 cups — 1 for water and 1 for sprinkles — and a link to an online cookie decorating tutorial taught by a real pastry chef. Color My Cookie has a variety of seasonal sets, from winter mittens to Hanukkah dreidels to Christmas ornaments, each becoming more adorable as they are painted.