August 18, 2018

The Best Products of 2018 Part 25 + Giveaway

Knickerbocker Gin

1. Knickerbocker Gin

We recently celebrated Troy's 34th birthday and for the celebration, I made a gin cocktail. I muddled blueberries and mint along with the Knickerbocker blueberry gin and then when it was time to serve, I added in a bunch of flavored sparkling water. It was very simple to make and tasty. These are made in Michigan from New Holland Brewing Company. I look forward to making more cocktails with this.

**Keep reading for a Paleovalley Meat Stick + Sun and Swell snacks giveaway!

Paleovalley Meat Sticks

2. Paleovalley Meat Sticks

I have heard great things about the Paleovalley meat sticks and was excited to try them for myself. My whole family are huge fans! I like the turkey one best and my daughter and husband love them all. They are made with pasture raised turkey and 100% grass-fed beef, are gluten-free and are raised without antibiotics. These have been amazing to take with us on summer adventures for easy snacks on-the-go! Yum.

3. Sun and Swell Foods

We are loving these Sun and Swell Foods snacks which are made with just a few ingredients with a base of cashews and dates. They come in small, round balls that are perfect for snacking. We took these on a recent trip with us and my 1 year old sun really enjoyed them as did I. My favorite are the clean cookie bites and my son liked the cinnamon! I like that these snack bites are made with super simple ingredients with no-added sugar.

4. Degustabox

So many fun foods in this box! Here are my thoughts:
-Shredded Wheat Frosted Chocolate Strawberry- So delicious though more sugar than I would like. I like them crumbled up in a yogurt. If I ate a bowl of them like cereal, I would mix with regular shredded wheat to lower the sugar.
-High Brew Coffee- Troy drank this on a 4 hour ride home from vacation and loved it.
-The Good Crisp Company- The kids are absolutely loving these chips!!
-Protein water- Troy liked this beverage that has a nice grapefruit flavor. We could not believe that it had 15 grams of protein in it. If you're looking for a boost of protein from a drink without the creaminess of protein powders, this is for you.
-Breakfast biscuits- Adalyn doesn't like a lot of bars but she loves these! 
-Ginger chews- I love ginger chews for a treat. I started buying them when I was pregnant with Adalyn. They are super tasty and I like how chewy they are.


The giveaway will be for a 20 pack of Paleovalley meat sticks (either beef or turkey) and a variety pack of snacks from Sun and Swell!
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Samples were provided for review purposes.

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  1. I like peanut butter and crackers as an on-the-go snack.

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  3. Sahale POMEGRANATE FLAVORED PISTACHIOS GLAZED MIX is my all time favorite.

  4. I like sunflower seeds and beef sticks on the go. Great combination.

  5. I usually take granola bars, thanks for the chance to win!

  6. I like fruit bars and granola bars for snacks on the go.

  7. We usually pack beef sticks and cheese for snacks on the road they are filling and won't give us a crash in energy like sugary or high carb snacks do.

  8. Pecans & sugar free chocolate chips. I seem to have baggies of it everywhere. It helps me avoid temptation

  9. We usually grab some pringles or veggie chips

  10. My go to snak is apple wedges with pb

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  12. On the go, I usually take some beef jerky.

  13. The Twitter butter isn't showing up on my entry form in the past few day, but the entry box is, so I'm retweeting my tweet from a few days ago (same URL). -Deb

  14. I love peanut butter and crackers.

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