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Brian Carr

Brian and his family live in the Northern New Jersey which gives them easy access to NY/NJ Metro area and especially NYC.

With over thirty years food sales experience selling to retailers and distributors, Brian has been in and around “better for you” food business for over 14 years. “I enjoy reading nutritional labels and seeking healthier foods. I learned about ‘better for you foods’ 20 years ago when Whole Foods and Wild Oats came into the NJ market. When looking for products, I read ingredient labels looking to avoid hydrogenated oils, HFCS, artificial flavors or colors.”

“When I was growing up, we had a vegetable garden, now we have a fruit and vegetable garden in our backyard with blackberries, strawberries, arugula, broccoli, eggplant, lettuce, radishes, zucchini and, of course, some of the best Jersey tomatoes around. We always try to have a healthy salad with our lunch or dinner meals.”

Brian enjoys exercising at the gym and walking at the track or in the nearby nature center as part of his healthy lifestyle.

“I have been selling snacks for the past six years and I feel that Snikiddy offers a great line of healthier snacks that are ‘better for you’.  I feel good about offering Snikiddy products to my family, friends and retailers.”

Brian is a US Army veteran (Active and Reserve- 7 years), graduate of Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ (Associates-Retail Business Management) and William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ ( Bachelors- Business and Economics).

Brian is currently the Vice President of Giants of Generosity, a local charity. GOG raises funds to help people in the local community in need. “We have helped one of our own food industry colleagues who suffered traumatic brain injury in a snowmobile accident”.

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  • Minestrone with Kale and Quinoa

    Minestrone with Kale and QuinoaAdapted from Cooking Classy


    1 large yellow onion, diced
    3 carrots, diced
    2 stalks of celery, diced
    2 Tbsp olive oil
    2 cups fresh zucchini, diced
    2 cups green beans, diced
    1 red bell pepper, diced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    32 oz low-sodium vegetable broth
    1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes…

  • Cranberry and Mandarin Salad with Pecans and Eat Your Vegetables

    This recipe is adapted from



    2 small heads of lettuce of your choice, rinse it and cut it into small pieces
    2 mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
    11/2 c. fresh cranberries (you can use dried cranberries if you want)
    2 Tbsp. sugar
    2 Tbsp. water
    1/2 c.

  • Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad with Snikiddy Croutons

    Photo of Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad with Snikiddy Croutons Adapted from Crème de la Crumb


    6 cups of lettuce greens (you can use your favorite)
    1 Red apple, sliced
    1 Green apple, sliced
    3/4 cup of chopped Walnuts
    1/2 cup Crumbled Feta (or goat cheese would be delicious too)
    1/3 cup dried Cranberries
    A handful or two of Sea Salt Eat Your

  • Easy Homemade Tomato Soup

    Tomato Soup and Cheese Puffs

    Originally posted by Happy Hooligans


    3 Tbsp Butter
    2 Tbsp Olive Oil
    1 large Onion, sliced
    2 lbs Tomatoes, large dice
    3 cloves of Garlic, minced
    1 Tbsp uncooked white Rice
    1 sprig of Thyme
    1 Bay leaf
    1 cup Water
    Salt and Pepper to taste


    Place olive oil and butter

  • Skinny Southwest Chicken Dip

    Southwest Dip Photo

    Adapted from Yellow Bliss Road

    Great for a tailgate or fall picnic!


    8 oz Plain Greek Yogurt
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp cumin
    1 clove of garlic, minced
    1/2 small onion, diced
    2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (Rotisserie chicken works great for this)
    2 Roma tomatoes, diced