Friday, March 21, 2014

New Product Testing

I received a fun treat in the mail today — RUNspiration's rizebox arrived, and inside were a few interesting products to try. (Fortunately for me, the edible products were paleo!)

Since I had just rolled in from a ride, I was due a post-workout snack. I chose the Hail Merry Strawberry Macaroons. OMG. So good. Gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO.. the ingredients listed included shredded coconut, maple syrup, almond flour, coconut oil, almond butter, strawberries, vanilla and sea salt. Simple. (Sadly, there were only 2 in the pack)

Crushed that my two small cookies were gone in a snap... I ventured on to the Bearded Brothers Raspberry Lemon Energy bar... (figs, dates, sun butter, hemp seeds, raspberries, chia seeds, lemon extract & sea salt.) Well, let's just say I'm not a fan. It had an odd metallic taste that threw me off right away, kinda like Lara bars, though I'll give them another try.

The rest of the goodies in the box look promising; Teeccino Herbal Coffee (Dandelion Caramel Nut), Amazing Grass/Amazing Meal cafe mocha smoothie powder, Eboost natural energy powder, Cocogo coconut hydration mix, KT Tape elastic kinesiology sports tape, and a Bondi Bands fluorescent green headband. (There are several other products in the box as well.)

Neat stuff, fun to try -- and the Hail Merry cookies are my favorite so far.