When I think back on my teen years, the one thing I always remember was being limited on food I could eat for 6 years. For those 6 years, I wore braces. The instructions that you are given when you get braces is to not eat anything that could dislodge or get stuck in your teeth.
The thing that I missed the most during that time was caramel and popcorn. Now as an adult with braces no more, I am free to eat what I want without worry of repercussions.
Given that feeling it should be no surprise that when I had the opportunity to review some popcorn and caramel from Annie B’s I had very little hesitation.
When I find a popcorn that is Non GMO, Gluten Free, Whole Grain, Kosher while popping to half the size of typical popcorn and is virtually hulless, I tend to stop in my tracks.
While walking the floor at the Natural Product Expo this year I came upon the bright and colorful display that was The Little Kernel. As I looked at the bags, they were as colorful as the popcorn was flavorful. I knew that I wanted more and wanted to try the other flavors available.
When I was young one of my favorite things to do was hang around in coffee shops. My friends would come in and out, and I could be as social or anti-social as I chose. I loved the treats I could find in coffee shops and would always make a purchase to accompany my coffee treat
When I saw that popcorn maker Funky Chunky had released a line of flavors inspired by local coffee shops, I was not only intrigued, but curious since I was a coffee shop gal growing up.
I am not going to lie, if I have the opportunity to review jerky or a meat stick, I generally jump at the chance. I have discovered that there is nothing better than having a infusion of protein during the day. Generally, it is filling and tides me over until dinner in the evening.
When I was approached to review The New Primal and their jerky and meat stick assortment, I was intrigued since they have some flavors I had not seen before.
As I have mentioned in the past we are a snack house – we love our snacks. The problem is that many times we are looking for a semi-heathy snack that we can eat without our hands being dirtied or full.
In our house, both of us spend many hours at our computers, and since we do not like to get our keyboards dirty, popcorn is often the snack that we end up choosing.
The problem is that since we eat so much popcorn, we grow tired of the flavors typically available. When I recently came across a company called Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn and saw their collection, I was interested to give these different flavors a try.
Masala Pop: Indian Spiced Popcorn Review + Giveaway
Often times my review items find their way to me by pure coincidence and other ones are by chance. When I heard that a company I have worked with in the past now is working with an Indian Spiced Popcorn company I was intrigued.
My sister in law is married to a French-Morrocan man, and thus my nieces and nephews are adept and used to the Indian spices. Since our household is not as familiar with these, I decided to seize on this opportunity in hopes that I would be able to recommend something yummy to my extended family. The company I was hoping to share was Masala Pop which makes an Indian inspired line of Masala popcorn’s.
Fill Your Basket with SunButter Sunflower’s – Spring 2017 Giveaway
It never ceases to amaze me how amazing the world is, and how flowers can not only provide beauty to the environment but also nourish us. One of my favorite flowers are Sunflowers – not only are they beautiful and bright but they also provide a alternative to traditional peanut butters.
Last year I tried and reviewedSunButter Sunflower Spreads after I meet them at both the local Gluten-Free show and the Natural Products Expo I attended.This alternative to traditional peanut butter is such a delicious alternative for your Spring baking. For that reason I am so excited to have the opportunity to give some away for one reader to try!
Fill Your Basket with Pipcorn Giveaway – Spring 2017
As I mentioned when I originally did the review for Pipcorn, I was introduced to them via my television. Pipsnacks made an impression on me immediately, since theirs was a hul-less popcorn and was very tasty.
With the Easter holiday approaching, there are many ways to fill a basket. Since Pipcorn had made Oprah’s Favorite Things list twice and touted as easier to digest it makes the perfect addition to upcoming Easter Baskets.
When I recently attended the Gluten Free + Allergen Friendly Expo I was on a search. I was looking for alternatives to my beloved peanut butter. Despite loving peanut butter & Jelly sandwiches, I have found that I end up with severe re-flux a couple of hours after eating.
In the past I have tried different nut butters, and have found a couple I really like. Since I am a fan of different types of foods and tend to go a phase eating only one particular type, it is always better to have more options available to me.
As I mentioned, when I went to the expo, I as on a search for peanut butter alternatives. As luck would have it, I had a sample in my bag from a company called WOWBUTTER. As I tried this sample I was amazed how much it tasted like a high quality peanut butter.