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Marie Claire made by Lifebox Presents: Leafy

As part of our Marie Claire by Lifebox ‘Winter Skin edition,’ we spoke to each of our wonderful partners about their fantastic products. We discovered the story of how the products came to be and discussed their excitement to be featured in this seasons must-have subscription gift box – Marie Claire by Lifebox.

The Cotswolds based kale crisp creators LEAFY have perfected the balance of flavour and nutrition with their healthy snack bags of goodness. Their delicious vegan snacks are less than 49 calories per bag and are still pack a punch. We spoke to LEAFY about their amazing product and all about how they came to be.

For those who don’t know what you do, briefly introduce us to Leafy Foods?

LEAFY make air-dried kale crisps in The Cotswolds; the heart of the British countryside. Fresh kale is picked straight from the fields and lightly seasoned with 100% natural ingredients and then slowly air dried giving the crisps a superior texture and quality. LEAFY currently make two flavours, Original and Tomato & Oregano (both Great Taste 2017 winners).  At under 49 calories per bag, LEAFY kale crisps are free from all allergens, are high in fibre, protein and are suitable for vegans. No wonder they are one of our favorite go-to vegan snacks!

What is the Leafy Foods ethos?

To make it easier for people to make healthy food choices. 

What are the health benefits of the Leafy Foods?

LEAFY Kale crisps are a nutritional powerhouse. They are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. They are also rich in antioxidants and other vital nutrients including iron, calcium, zinc, potassium and magnesium. All while being under 49 cals per bag.

What is the process when it comes to sourcing ingredients?

We make sure we source the freshest ingredients and carefully select suppliers we trust. Our key suppliers are British and we always like to keep sourcing local. 

Who should we buy Leafy Foods products for?

Anyone who appreciates the benefits of eating green veg.  LEAFY Kale crisps can be eaten as a healthy snack on the go, at your desk, or used by a creative home cook.

How and why did you get involved with Lifebox?

We met the founder of Lifebox, Jenny when LEAFY first launched and we’ve always believed in the Lifebox ethos of making healthy snack choices more accessible. 

What is your top wellness tip?

Get outside in nature amongst the leaves!

Where can we find out more about Leafy Foods?

You can find more on our website!

When is the best time to enjoy a leafy food product?

LEAFY Kale Crisps can be enjoyed as a healthy but satisfying vegan snack alternative, sprinkled on soups or salads or as a side dish for a leafy addition.

Can you describe the best serving suggestion or scenario to best enjoy?

Enjoy as part of an outdoor picnic in the Great British countryside (maybe with a G&T on the side)!    

We’re super pleased to feature LEAFY in our Marie Claire made by Lifebox ‘Winter Skin edition,’ to find out even more about their amazing product click here.