One more day, and it’s finally the start of the weekend! Anyone have big plans? Nothing too exciting over here, justs lots of relaxation, school, and hopefully some good food (aka frozen yogurt).
Today’s post is all about reviews (and a small giveaway). Not only did the lovely people @ Artisana Organic Foods send me a few packets of their Superfood nut butter, but I was also introduced to another fitness website called Outwood Sports
First: Outwood Sports
Outwood Sports is an online website based out of the UK that sells outdoor clothing and equipment. They sell everything from running to cycling, to clothing, to whatever you may need when it comes to traveling.
When I was first introduced to the site I was a bit uncertain. Yes, they have a wide variety of items, but my main concern was whether or not they ship to the states. Good news, they do… and the prices aren’t too shabby either!
One brand that really stuck out to me was Animal. Animal is a UK action sports lifestyle brand conceived back in 1987 by two surfers. Here are few of their items that I absolutely adore:
- Animal Liora Maxi Dress: Price $59.00
- Animal Sadie Full Zip Women’s Hoodie-Yellow: Price $69.73.
- Animal Ames Women’s T-Shirt: Price $23.23
- Lani Dress: Price $59.00
**If you check out their website, I’d love to hear your thoughts and opinions**
Second: Artisana’s Superfood Nut Butter
Artisana Nut Butter source local nuts and seeds where available and have a strict quality control program to insure the purity of their food from the farm to our table. Making the raw organic nut butters is not easy… and it is a process that they do not hurry along. It takes a considerable amount of energy and time to hand-make and keep all of Artisana Nut Butters pure and raw for their consumers to enjoy. What makes their nut butter so special? Simple- their taste, unique variety, quality, organic, pure, raw and fresh.
Now that you now know a little bit about what Artisana Organic Foods is about, here are the facts about their Superfood Nut Butters
- Artisana™ Organic Super Food Marine Phytoplankton
It has literally every thing your body needs to sustain itself, every nutrient, every mineral, all in a beautiful green hue. These single celled plants are the “vegetation” of the oceans and basis of all other life forms on earth. Phytoplankton are responsible for making up to 90% of the earth’s oxygen. It alkalizes the blood, enhances brain function, provides serious nutrition for prolonged periods of time, in almost no calories, and no fat. Ingredients: Raw organic cashew butter, raw organic almond oil, raw phytoplankton, organic lemon oil, raw organic stevia and sea salt
- Artisana™ Organic Super Food Blue Algae
Blue algae is a food supply that contains chlorophyll which is very important for certain healthy bodily functions. Through consuming algae based foods, your body receives optimal nutrition in natures most simple and digestible form. Eating blue green algae foods should not be thought of as medicine to be taken in need; but rather it should be thought of as a whole complete source of food. By consuming blue algae based super foods regularly, you can help to boost your immune system and you will also be able to give your body the nutrients that it needs.For proper functioning of your body, it is essential to have necessary trace minerals, and blue green algae has an abundance of many trace minerals.
- Artisana™ Organic Super Food Goji Berry & Milk Thistle
GOJI are dried, shriveled red berries that look like red raisins. Goji berries contain high levels of vitamins and are rich in antioxidants, particularly carotenoids such as beta carotene and zeaxanthin. These berries contain essential fatty acids which are essential for the proper functioning of the brain and nervous system.
MILK THISTLE is a plant that has a long history of use as a folk remedy for liver and gallbladder disorders. The active ingredient, the one that protects the liver, is known as silymarin. Silymarin is actually a group of flavanoids -silibinin, silidianin, and silicristin, which are thought to help repair liver cells damaged by alcohol and other toxic substances and is a strong antioxidant.
- Artisana™ Organic Super Food Berry Antioxidant
Wild berries deliver a potent antioxidant punch and are a rich source of Omega 3. It has long been known by indigenous native American and our ancestors that wild blueberries have potent health benefits. The powerful antioxidants found in wild berries include flavonoids and other phenolics such as anthocyanins, higher in content than other fruits and vegetables. Wild Berries score a low on the Glycemic Index (GI) scale -an important consideration for people with diabetes.
- Artisana™ Organic Super Food Acai Berry
Acai berry, a natural “superfood”, is as a wonder fruit as it brings a lot of nutrients to the body and boasts a high concentration of antioxidants. It is called a “superfood” because you can get almost all your day’s nutritional requirements from this single fruit. The Acai berry has been found to be naturally rich in omega fats, electrolytes, proteins, antioxidants, Vitamins A, B1 and E and amino acids.
I know some names of these Nut Butters may sound intimidating, but I can promise you that they are all delicious! Whether you use them in smoothies, yogurt or even as a dipper for apples or bananas, you really can’t go wrong!
… and because I love each & every one of you, I wanted to share some love with y’all! Enter my giveaway for the chance to win 5 convenient squeeze packets.
Giveaway Requirements **Open to US readers only, and no P.O Boxes**
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**Giveaway will end Saturday, May 11th so hurry!**
…and one last thing worth mentioning, it’s Lucie’s birthday today so be kind & head over to her page and wish her a Happy Birthday!