Matcha Green Tea Powder

Hey guys! How’ve ya been lately?

I’m home this week for the NFL Draft. We have a lot of family making their way in town sometime tomorrow along with plenty of hometown friends that will be hanging out over here for the next few days. I’m pretty excited and a little anxious to see what the future will unfold!

Anyways, before I make my way to the dock for some sun bathing I wanted to share this really awesome product that was sent to me by Kiss Me Organics few weeks ago.

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Matcha Green Tea Powder is an excellent source of antioxidants and the perfect “add-in” to a smoothie for an extra boost of energy. Plus it’s organic which is a quality I absolutely LOVE in a product. 🙂

I’ve only used the Matcha Green Tea Powder in my smoothies but the package encourages users to try it as a latte and add in as an extra ingredient when baking. A few Amazon reviews said that the powder was not very desirable to drink when it was mixed with water alone so I think I’ll try using it the next time I bake something.

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You can find Matcha Green Tea Powder by Kiss Me Organics on Amazon and Amazon Prime. I’d definitely recommend that anyone give it a try, especially smoothie addicts who might be looking to add a bit of pazazz to their run of the mill smoothie.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to enjoy this beautiful day! Hope you are also, wherever you might be!

#kindawesome

Hello hello everyone!

How’s everyone’s week been so far? Hopefully good especially since tomorrow is Fridayyy, woohoo weekend!

Today I’d like to let you guys in on a really neat project KIND Snacks has going on called Do The KIND Thing.


 

Do the KIND Thing Projects 

  • Do the KIND Thing: Projects is a new program from KIND Healthy Snacks that is crowdsourcing socially impactful project ideas that are aimed at making the world a little kinder.
  • Each month, people can vote with acts of kindness on the idea(s) that most inspire them. At the end of the month, KIND will support the winning project with $10,000.
  • We currently have over 85 project submissions for the month of November, which you can check out HERE.

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It’s pretty darn awesome that a brand is not only dedicated to making healthy AND tasty snacks but also supports one project every month with $10,000.

If you have a project then propose it to Do The KIND Thing or browse through all the amazing project submissions on KIND’s site and support your favorite with a kind act.

Have an awesome day! 🙂

KIND Snacks sent me samples pictured in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions expressed on HNC are and always will be my own. 

Happy Labor Day + Cocozia

Hey guys and Happy Labor Day!

How was your weekend?

Like I said, I took a couple of friends home this weekend and we spent majority of our time out on the lake, watched football, and relaxed. My triceps are still sore from driving the wave runner all day yesterday. 😐

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I was happy to see a Bama and Tiger win as well as my fam jam so it was a good weekend, indeed.

A few weeks ago the lovely people behind Cocozia contacted me asking if I wanted to try out their brand of coconut water. Of course, I was all for it considering I’m a big coconut water fan.

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I love that Cocozia is the perfect size and it’s super portable. Oh, and it’s organic — can it get any better? Since I received my case of Cocozia I’ve enjoyed it plain and in a smoothie (my fave). Cocozia isn’t a flavored coconut drink so I really like mixing it in with smoothies or powders for the perfect pre or post workouts.

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After a short and smoldering hot run I whipped up this quick smoothie with…

  • chocolate whey protein powder
  • acia berry smoothie pack
  • frozen nanner
  • spinach
  • Cocozia

It was deeeliciously refreshing. C

Here’s a little bit more on the tasty drink from the Cocozia Facebook page

COCOZIA® – Sounds like a kind of crazy drink, and generic viagra without prescription it is! But, check out these not so crazy facts…

HYDRATION
Pure and simple, hydration is essential to life™. COCOZIA® Coconut Water is exactly that: A pure, natural hydration source containing not only water from the green coconut, but essential electrolytes too.

ELECTROLYTES
COCOZIA® contains a natural abundance of potassium and magnesium, as well as other electrolytes. Electrolytes are directly involved with body hydration and muscle function. Better to get yours from a natural source like COCOZIA® than from a sugary, synthetic sports drink alternative.

COCONUT WITH A STRAW
That’s how they drink coconut water in the islands, but fortunately, COCOZIA® has made it a little easier for you here! All the natural elements and flavor, without the need to carry a coconut to your work-out!

(Coconut water is chock full of electrolytes making it a great choice after a night out. ;))

You can purchase a 12 pack of Cocozia off Amazon or Amazon Prime for $25, quick and easy. I would definitely recommend this drink to anyone, even kids.

Let me know how you like it if you decide to give it a shot.

Yay for a short week! 🙂

Smooch Snacks

Good morning everyone!

Many apologies for my disappearance. I was just having to much fun with my fam jam this past week in Florida and then there were some technical difficulties on HNC and I couldn’t post.

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Brat Face Club minus Will…who is still the president. 

But I’m back and I’ve got an awesome new snack to share with you all!

Awesome new snack = Smooch Snacks!
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Smooches are fruit snacks made from 100% natural fruit purees, not from concentrate. These babies are packed with vitamins and minerals thanks to the Acerola and Chia they contain.

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Smooch snacks come in three delicious different flavor combos: Apple Raspberry & Peach, Mango Pineapple & Banana, and Strawberry Blueberry & Banana. uk viagra All with Acerola and Chia, of course.

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These fruit snacks are perfect as a pre-workout snack and (bonus!) they’re portable!

Smooches have all the good stuff and none of the bad stuff as mentioned on their site so be sure to check it out. Just in case you don’t have time to head over there, I’ll fill you in on a few of Smooch snack’s highlights…

  • Natural Source of Omega-3’s and Vitamin C
  • Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly
  • 1 of your 5 Daily Fruit Portions
  • Sugar, BPA, Coloring, Preservatives, and GMO Free
  • Gluten, Dairy, and Nut Free

And that’s only to name a few!

Smooches are available on Amazon and apparently they’re going fast so don’t miss out while supplies last!

To wrap up this post I have to give a S/O to my cousin Hunt and his new wife, Dana! I wish you two the best of what life has to offer!

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Peace out.

[I received free samples of Smooch Snacks via Serendipity Communications. All opinions expressed on HNC are and always will be my own.] 

Bestowed Giveaway! {CLOSED}

Guess what arrived for me in the mail a couple of weeks ago?!

I’ll give you a hint:

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My Bestowed Box!

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Not sure what a Bestowed box is?

Lemme give ya the 411…

Bestowed is the creation of nationally recognized nutritionist and author Heather Bauer and is the answer to all those that have ever stood in the health food section of their local grocery store and said to themselves…”which one of these is really the best??”

Each month, Heather and her team of health and diet experts carefully curate 5 product samples that have caught their attention. Items like nutrition bars, snacks, breakfast cereals, and supplements are just a few of the categories considered.

Bestowed members receive these samples in a box delivered right to their door each month.

We like to think of ourselves as match makers. Introducing the right people to brands that they will absolutely love!

How awesome does that sound? You can only imagine my viagra prescriptions excitement when the people at Bestowed reached out to me asking if I was interested in receiving a box of my own.

Um, yes please!

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Inside the June Bestowed box:

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  1. ZICO Natural Coconut Water
  2. Bon’App
  3. Bakery On Main Coconut Cashew Truebar
  4. ROOTS by Deeply Rooted: Superfood Powder Packets
  5. Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers
  6. GimMe Seaweed Cheddar Cheese Roasted Seaweed Crumbles
  7. Herban Essentials Mini Pack
  8. Artisana Organic Foods SuperFood Acai Nut Butter

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The box includes a “What’s Inside” letter from Heather (founder of Bestowed) that has a list of everything you’ll find inside as well as why the item was chosen and two tips for how to use it. Cool, huh?

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Not only did Bestowed offer me a box in exchange for a review but they were generous enough to offer one lucky HNC reader a one-month FREE subscription! Now if that isn’t awesome enough, they’re also offering ALL HNC readers $5 off a one-month or annual Bestowed subscription by using the code 5OFFBSTOWED0 at checkout!

You’d be crazy to not opt in for this incredible giveaway. Hello? Free samples people! And it’s geared towards a healthy lifestyle. Need I say more?!

To enter:

  1. Leave a comment below telling me why you’d like to win a Bestowed box
  2. Like Health Nut Claire on Facebook
  3. Tweet “@ClaireQuinlover I just entered a giveaway on http://healthnutclaire.com to win a Bestowed box!”

You can receive a total of three entries. I’ll randomly chose a winner on Tuesday, June 25th which just so happens to be my birthday! 😀

Happy weekend y’all!

I received a free Bestowed box in exchange for this review. All opinions expressed on HNC are my own.