Our Ingredients

Introduction

By using simple and thoughtfully chosen ingredients, we hope to make your family's snack time a little more wholesome.

We also do not fry our puffs. Instead, we use a tiny amount of sunflower oil to create an even coating - just enough to adhere the flavoring to the puffs.

One of our founders, Dr. Joana Fraser is a working pediatrician. She recommends that parents resist the temptation to underestimate their children’s palates. The common assumption that babies and toddlers only like bland, sweet, or fruity food is simply wrong. 

In fact, children of all ages appreciate a wide spectrum of flavors, and serving  kids a variety of savory foods on a regular basis promotes the development of a diverse palate. 

We chose savory flavors for our puffs to help inspire adventurous eating and because they taste delicious. We don’t believe in hiding good healthy flavors behind fruit, sugar, or salt.

Our puffs have four simple, organic ingredients and contain zero additives, preservatives, sugar, or salt. We know that life is complicated but think choosing snacks for your kids shouldn’t be.

Sorghum

Sorghum is an ancient grain, a term that is trendy right now, but really just means that it hasn’t changed in thousands of years.

We chose to use sorghum in our puffs because it's a superfood that's nutritionally denser than rice or corn. In fact, it contains 40% more protein and 300% more fiber than white rice.

It's also chock full of antioxidants and nutrients like iron, vitamin B, and magnesium and is naturally gluten-free.

Even better, sorghum is an earth-friendly crop that requires ⅓ of the amount of water to grow that corn does.

Sunflower Oil

Sunflowers are also high in oleic oils which are among the healthiest oils on the planet. In fact, high oleic sunflower oil is composed of more than 80% monounsaturated fats — that’s more than olive oil.

The sunflower oil we use in our puffs is expeller pressed, unlike some other manufacturing processes which use solvents to extract the oil.

Sunflower Protein

We included organic sunflower protein in both flavors of our puffs for two good reasons - better nutrition and a perfect texture. 

Sunflower protein contains eight essential amino acids, B-vitamins, antioxidants, and plenty of fiber. It’s made from cold-pressed organic sunflower seeds. 

Sunflower protein also gives our puffs that perfectly melty consistency that makes them suitable for babies, six months and older - no teeth required. 

It is also a great source of protein. In fact, one bag of our puffs provides up to 15% of a toddler’s daily protein needs.

Sunflowers are also great for the environment because they absorb radioactive materials and other pollutants from the soil, and when allowed to die in place, increase the soil's organic content and water holding capacity.

Sunflower Butter (Only in sunflower flavor puffs.)

Sunflower butter contains similar levels of protein as peanut and almond butter, but less saturated fat and it is bursting with nutrients like vitamin E, zinc, iron, and magnesium. 

Tomato (Only in sunflower flavor puffs.)

We use only perfectly ripe, organic tomatoes to make our organic tomato powder. Drying tomatoes into a powder preserves their maximum flavor and nutrition, without additives or preservatives.  

Tomatoes are especially high in vitamins A and C, and give our puffs a deliciously tangy and slightly sweet taste without the need for added sugar or salt.