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Beanfield’’s Bean and Rice Chips

Version:
Unsalted, Sea Salt, Salt & Pepper, Pico de Gallo, Nacho, Barbecue, Ranch
Price:
$2.99 to $3.99 per 6-ounce bag; $1.19 to $1.49 per single-serve bag

Reviewed by:
Rating:
5
On October 21, 2014
Last modified:October 20, 2014

Summary:

Beans in a chip? Somehow, this brand pulls it off and even manages to make them with all-natural ingredients that are free of gluten and top allergens. All of the flavors are extra-crunchy and perfectly seasoned, but the Nacho, Ranch and Barbecue flavors truly take it up a notch and are crazy addictive. Dairy-free or not, these chips will please any crowd.

New Flavor Update! The “healthy” chip market has exploded in recent years, but one manufacturer has broken away from the pack by making corn-free tortilla chips in amazing dairy-free flavors. Beanfield’’s Bean and Rice Chips are made simply with beans (black and navy), rice, oil, and natural seasonings.

Beanfield's Bean and Rice Chips - Crazy Addictive All-Natural Flavors (Nacho, Barbecue, Ranch, etc.) - all gluten-free + #dairyfree

The result is a chip that actually packs in some fiber (4 grams per serving) and protein (also 4 grams per serving). Heck, these chips even offer a dose of calcium (4% of the RDA, or 40mg per serving) – 4 seems to be the lucky number for this company, don’t you think?

Some other tasty facts:

  • Beanfield’s Bean and Rice Chips are farmed and made in the USA, and are non-GMO Project Verified.
  • Beanfield’s Bean and Rice Chips are Gluten-Free, free of the “Big Eight” Allergens (including dairy!), and as mentioned, they are even free of other problematic (for some) foods, like corn.
  • Beanfield’s Bean and Rice Chips are currently available in five seven varieties: Unsalted, Sea Salt, Salt & Pepper, Pico de Gallo, Nacho, Ranch, and Barbecue.
  • Beanfield’s Bean and Rice Chips are available in multi-serve and single-serve packs. (read: they are perfect for lunch boxes)

Beanfield's Bean and Rice Chips - Crazy Addictive All-Natural Flavors (Nacho, Barbecue, Ranch, etc.) - all gluten-free + #dairyfree

As for the flavors, we liked every. single. one. I’m not just being nice either, they are seriously scrumptious – even our picky young testers agreed. Here are our brief tasting notes on each of the Beanfield’’s Bean and Rice Chips varieties:

Unsalted – Good, thick, crunchy, and not overtly “beany” in any way. A great base chip for dipping or if you are shunning sodium.

Sea Salt – Since we like our salt, these would be out baseline chip. Just the right amount of sodium added to address ravings.

Salt & Pepper – Holy black pepper Batman! I’ve never tasted anything with so much pure black pepper that it actually has a natural warming heat. The spice is tempered with just the right amount of contrasting saltiness.

Pico de Gallo – I would describe this chip as full of flavor, but with a mild salsa-like kick. Tony devoured these SO fast that I really only got to try a few.

Nacho – Yes, you heard me correctly, Nacho. Beanfield’s has a dairy-free cheesy chip that won a coveted VegNews Best of Show Award when first released. I admit that they are pretty addictive. The flavor is unique, bold, and not the least bit artificial.

Ranch – Is it like traditional ranch seasoning? Yes, I believe they do have a ranch-flavored vibe. Regardless if how close they are to the original, these gems are flavor-packed and we all loved them.

Barbecue – Each of these unique, crunchy chips has a lightly sweet but savory barbecue flavor with a nice smoky vibe. The generous seasoning (just look at that picture below!) is beyond addictive.

Beanfield's Bean and Rice Chips - Crazy Addictive All-Natural Flavors (Nacho, Barbecue, Ranch, etc.) - all gluten-free + #dairyfree

Certifications:  Beanfield’’s Bean and Rice Chips are Certified Gluten-Free and Kosher Parve, and Non-GMO Verified.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Beanfield’’s Bean and Rice Chips are dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian. Nonetheless, always read the ingredient statement and check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Beanfield’s website at www.beanfieldssnacks.com.

About Alisa Fleming

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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