Review: healthy snack box & a giveaway

As you can see from my weekly groceries haul posts, I’ve been trying new products every week. It’s fun, it’s something that I look forward to, and it allows me to explore new food, otherwise I’d end up eating the same food over and over again. So when the people from bestowed contacted me to try out their monthly healthy snack box, I couldn’t be happier. 🙂

Bestowed is a monthly subscription that costs $19 (shipping included), you get 5+ healthy (and yummy!) products to try each month – each one hand picked by nutritionist and author Heather Bauer. They choose their brands carefully, decisions are based solely on a products’ ingredients and nutrition, and how it fits into an overall eating regimen. We also consider things like where a product is made and the packaging that it comes in.



For this month, I got Kind Oats & Honey Clusters with toasted coconut ($6) Perfect as yogurt topping.


4 High Fiber Mini Gnu chocolate brownie ($5-6 estim.) Perfect size for a quick snack.


Hemp Hearts raw shelled hemp seeds ($2 estim.), another yogurt/oat topping


Oloves Hot Chili Mama ($1.6 estim.)


2 packets of Natural Energy Eboost ($2.8 estim.) looking forward to get the boost!


4 packets of Nektar Honey Crystals ($1 estim.) A great sugar substitute for lemon tea


itrain $25 gift card. they offer a variety of workouts. I’ve downloaded a pilate/ballet/yoga session, can’t wait to try.


What a great assorted spreads of healthy snacks! I’m especially excited to try the Kind granola and Gnu bars. 🙂 The retail price of these products is over $40! If you like all of them, it’s really a good bargain.

Now you can win a box too, US residents only. Here’s how:

1) tell me what’s your favorite snack?

2) how often do you buy new products to try?

3) link back this post

4) tweet it!

One entry per comment. One winner will be selected randomly on 5/1. And if you don’t win this time, I have a $5 off coupon code for you: 5OFFBSTOWED01. Good luck! 🙂



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16 responses to “Review: healthy snack box & a giveaway

  1. alain

    my favorite snack is blending almond butter with nutritional yeast and stuffing it inside of a date! salty sweet deliciousness!

  2. alain

    I tend to only buy snacks at Trader Joe’s and try new ones fairly often. They make it very easy with their “new items” aisle. One of the new items i just tried last week was the kimchi at Trader Joe’s. Decent for Tj’s!

  3. Kayla

    Lately I’ve been enjoying apples and PB for a snack. I’m always on the lookout for new products every time I go to Whole Foods. Oftentimes I look for products I see on everyone’s blogs.

  4. Madeline

    I love apples dipped in peanut butter or with slices of cheese (gouda or fontina!)

  5. Madeline

    And I tend to buy new products a lot – I’m a sucker for trying out new foods and flavors!

  6. My favorite snack right now is peanut butter, banana and rice cakes!

  7. I buy new products whenever I spot ones that interest me…which is almost every day. 😉

  8. tsaleski

    I’m trying to add more snacks to my diet and this looks like a fun way to try new things! I like Luna bars and yogurt but looking for new ideas. What are your favorite snacks?

  9. Lately, my favorite snack has been carrots and hummus!

  10. I used to buy new products to try all the time. But truth be told, I’m trying to save money (so I can go on a trip to Peru!!) so I’m currently trying to cut back on unnecessary spending and usually that means snacks I probably don’t need 😦

  11. Yin

    Right now my favorite snack is mixed nuts (from CVS)!

  12. Yin

    I very rarely try new products since I’m always on a tight budget!

  13. Laika

    My favorite snack is walnuts and freeze dried mango from Trader Joes. I often buy new products, just like you whenever I go to Whole foods or Farmers markets. I tweeted as well. Twitter

  14. Lina

    my latest favorite snack is kale chips. so many different flavors! crunchy and so tasty!!

  15. Lina

    we have this wonderful store called New Seasons in oregon and they have great samples every day! the samples allow me to try new products and a lot of my purchases have occurred from sampling them first. New Seasons rocks! Very local and very friendly store!

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