Tuesday, November 8, 2016

#Holiday Foods! For Enjoying Now or #Gifting!

Every year most families sit down to a big dinner, here are some great ideas for both enjoying as a family or great gifts!

Buzz+Bloom

A globally sourced craft-style honey that captures the natural and diverse goodness of the honeybee. The extensive variety of Buzz + Bloom Honey makes a great stocking stuffer for friends and family. With more than 10 varieties, you’re sure to find the perfect treat even for the pickiest person on your list. Buzz + Bloom Honey is not just for those looking for some flavor in their tea or favorite dish – the Raw & Unfiltered Honey can be used as a hair mask, or a great facial! The premium honey products range in price from $2.99 to $5.99, and are available to purchase online here
Organic Non- GMO Honey
Bold floral notes with hints of vanilla and cherry. Perfect for baking, with mild cheeses, in salad dressings, herbal teas and seafood marinades. USDA Organic, Non-GMO verified by the Non-GMO Project. Sourced from Brazil.
Raw & Unfiltered Honey
Cloudy amber color with wholesome citrus and mineral notes. Enjoy with strong cheeses and crostini, or stirred into herbal tea. Sourced from India.
Buzz + Bloom Spreadable Honey
Pure Spreadable Honey
Creamy 100% pure honey spread; great for spreading on toast, biscuits, bagels & waffles or as a dip with apples & celery. Sourced from USA, Ukraine and Vietnam.
Cinnamon Spreadable Honey
Creamy honey spread with real cinnamon; great for spreading on toast, biscuits, bagels & waffles or as a dip with apples & celery. Sourced from USA, Ukraine and Vietnam.
Buzz + Bloom Craft Honey
Light & Sweet Honey
Delicate flavor with the sweetness of cotton candy and hints of toffee and gentle floral notes. Perfect in smoothies, fruity or herbal teas, and drizzled over Greek yogurt. Sourced from India.
Bold & Floral Honey
Notes of Juicy Concord grape flavor with hints of nutmeg. Enjoy over citrus fruits, strong cheeses, in meat marinades, hot sauces and cocktails. Sourced from Vietnam.


SMIRNOFF Peppermint Twist

This holiday season, SMIRNOFF Peppermint Twist is spreading the holiday cheer with the delectable taste of sweet candy canes, balanced by the soothing cool of peppermint. With Peppermint Twist, you can mix up classic holiday drinks like hot chocolate and eggnog or create festive cocktails that are sure to be the talk of any holiday occasion. This specialty vodka, complete with a unique “Scratch and Sniff” packaging, will be available on shelves nationwide by November 2016 at a suggested retail price of $15.99—but only for a limited time. SMIRNOFF Twist also comes in a 50ML size that is perfect for any adult stocking stuffer! Can be purchased at any Liquor Store, limited edition.  


La Madeleine Products

la Madeleine Jam Duet
Strawberry Rhubarb & Blackberry Confiture Fruit Spreads

Bonjour Box
Tomato Basil Soupe • Caesar Dressing • Homemade Croutons Confiture Fruit Spread • French Roast Whole Bean Coffee


Check out these and other great products from La Madeleine by visiting their website here



Heritage Distilling




OMG! This is like a pre-Christmas gift! How often do you wish there was something as a adult you could enjoy for the holiday? This year Heritage Distilling has come out with a Spirits Advent Calendar which is 24 days of minis to celebrate this holiday season. The Spirits Advent Calendar includes 11 HDC products in random order. Each day pop open your mini of the day and cheers to a very spirited season. You can purchase this wonderful product here

Rice's Honey


Rice's Honey works with local beekeepers to provide you with the best 100% PURE RAW AND UNFILTERED HONEY from select regions throughout the USA. Rice's Honey provides local honey products, which are a blend of beautiful ­flower types and nectars regionally sourced, packed in Greeley Colorado and delivered to your participating regional grocery store, you can order Rice's Honey by visiting their website here

Pearl Vodka


This holiday season, forget ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’ and gift the ‘12 Days of Pearl’ instead! The simple yet flavorful Pearl Party Pack makes for a perfect stocking stuffer that allows the recipient to indulge in 12 different flavored vodkas, from crisp and refreshing Pomegranate to subtly sweet Vanilla Bean, for a festive treat sure to please any palette. Who knows, after the ‘12 Days of Pearl’ are up, you just might have a new favorite flavored vodka!

The Pearl Party Pack is available nationwide at a suggested retail price of $9.99. 12 Days of Pearl include, Strawberry Basil, Lime Basil, Vanilla Bean, Cucumber, Pomegranate, Peach, Blueberry, Coconut, Red Berry, Plum and Black (unflavored) varieties of Pearl Vodka. You can purchase here

DripJoy



Dripjoy is a subscription service that delivers coffee straight to your door once a month. 
The coffee is K-Cup compatible, and very affordable.  The flavors available are:
  • Morning Joy
  •  Dark Bean Daydream 
  • Columbian Cheer
  •  French Elation
  •  Vanilla Jubilee
  •  Happy Hazelnut
  •  Delightful Decaf


Prices start at just $19.99 a month. A great gift that keeps on giving! Get started here

HannahMax Baking Cookie Chips

HannahMax Baking Cookie Chips are the original, super crunchy, absolutely delicious snack cookie.  Made from only the highest quality ingredients, Cookie Chips are a daily indulgent treat you won't feel guilty about.  
 
Cookie Chips are the perfect mid-afternoon snack for both grown-ups and children alike.  They also make for an ideal evening dessert when you just need a little something sweet to top off a busy day.  Clocking in between 120-130 calories per serving, these cookies certainly won't break the "diet bank." New to the line of already fabulous cookie chips is Gluten Free Cookie Chips, be sure to watch for them at your local Whole Foods. 



Graeter's Ice Cream 

Graeter’s Ice Cream is a nationally recognized and awarded ice cream brand that was founded over 146 years ago in Cincinnati, OH. The fourth-generation family owned and operated company has perfected the art of using the French Pot, a traditional, small batch artisanal process of making ice cream. Known for their indulgent, premium flavors and ingredients, they’re also widely recognized for their gargantuan gourmet chocolate chips. With so many amazing flavors to choose from it's hard to decide! I think some of my absolute favorites are: 
  • Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chip
  • Coconut Chocolate Chip 
  • Madagascar Vanilla Bean 
  • Bananas Foster Gelato
Don't forget to check out the seasonal flavors too like: 
  • Cinnamon
  • Eggnog 
  • Peppermint Chocolate Chip


You can purchase Graeter's Ice Cream at your local Publix and at their website here. 

Captain Morgan

Captain Morgan's Cannon Blast Spiced Rum is an intensely delicious shot that is citrus sweet with a spark of heat. The sweet citrus delivers a pleasing and delicious front end, while providing a finish with a warming (but not overwhelming) sensation. Not into shots? No problem. You won't be disappointed in using Cannon Blast in one of your favorite cocktails.

Captain Morgan Jack-O’Blast is the first pumpkin spiced rum to ever hit shelves, as a blend of Caribbean rum and everyone’s favorite fall flavors - including fresh pumpkin, cinnamon and other autumnal spices. Whether you’re preparing for your Halloween party or carving Jack-O-Lantern’s with friends, Jack-O’Blast is the perfect way to toast to the pumpkin holiday. You can find these in your local liquor store but hurry they are limited editions. 


Macaccino 


An all-natural, caffeine free superfood beverage. This revolutionary superfood drink is filling a need in the market for a natural energy beverage packed full of additional benefits for the mind, body, and soul. The company is committed to creating sustainability for not only our bodies but also for our planet’s natural resources. Aaron Glassman is a multifaceted man, first and foremost a humanitarian in everything he does, he is an entrepreneur and a true adaptive wellness expert that aims for each individual to be unified with themselves and their surroundings, as well as the owner of the Golden Mean CafĂ©, a vegan restaurant in Santa Monica that opened in 2009 that uses local natural and organic produce to create their menu in addition to hosting workshops. Now his latest project is Macaccino; the Peruvian super food is taking the beverage world by storm by offering a naturally caffeine free drink that creates sustained energy all day long without the crashes or jitters of coffee. Macaccino is perfect for any occasion and can be taken hot and steamy or cold like our favorite Frappuccino.


Amy and Brian

Made from the fresh and greenest coconuts of Thailand Amy and Brian’s provides the perfect hydrating drink for the athlete in everyone’s life. A family owned company that deeply believes in its Be Better motto, promoting active and healthy lifestyles. Filled with amazing health benefits and vibrantly packaged, Amy and Brian is the healthy alternative to gift for our loved ones this season as they head out into their soccer, basketball or water polo games. For the holidays, give the gift of healthy hydration to your loved ones.


Heavenly Organics

 A raw, organic honey company. Founded in 2005, Heavenly Organics produces and distributes organic, non-GMO, fair trade and kosher certified Chocolate Honey Patties™, Raw Honey and Whole-Cane Sugar.  Heavenly Organics Chocolate Honey Patties received the 2016 NEXTY award for Best New Sweet/Dessert.  Flavors include Mint, Pomegranate, Almond, Peanut, Double Dark and Ginger.  Wrapped in brightly colored packaging, these patties would be the ideal treat for any stocking.

Heavenly Organics was created as a way to help sustain the economic and cultural survival of indigenous people located in remote and conflicted areas of Northern and Central India and parts of the Himalayas.  The company was built on the belief that the only way to eliminate conflict is to provide ethical job opportunities.  Heavenly Organics has created worker-owned cooperatives that have been leading the authentic fair trade movement and creating big change for over ten years.

Heavenly Organics has recently launched its “Clean Bee” campaign to build awareness around the dangers that pesticides and chemical antibiotics are having on the global bee population and the epidemic it is causing in the farming industry. They have created a series of viral videos showcasing this detrimental impact and will be partnering on a nationwide petition to spread this message as well. They will have the videos and petition at the booth to learn more.


Sonoma Syrups


Handcrafted in small batches, made with local, botanical ingredients, and packaged in beautiful glass compost bottles, each Sonoma Syrup Co. product contains fresh organic fruit and juice, local botanicals, and pure cane sugar (no high fructose corn syrup) with no preservatives, artificial flavors or colors. Sonoma Syrups strives to produce product that is natural and organic in addition to being no harm to the environment.  In addition to this Sonoma Syrups provides a vast array of syrups, perfect for cocktail drinks and pastries. Sonoma Syrups is all around the perfect gift for the holidays for that special mixologist and baker in our lives.


NutriBullet Superfoods


Sourced from all over the world, our organic formulas bring the highest quality, most nutrient-dense foods directly to you. A perfect boost for your daily smoothie, our SuperFoods are nutritious, delicious and GMO-free, packed with the goodness nature intended to help you feel your best every day. The NutriBullet SuperFood Blends have a new look and a new, lower price! Explore our collection below and learn more about our SuperFood subscription program. NutriLiving members get 10% off all orders. You can find in health food stores, most grocery stores, and you can purchase your flavor choice on Amazon

Sneaky Chef Chocolate No-Nut Butter

Sneaky Chef Chocolate No-Nut Butter is a rich, indulgent nut-butter alternative made from golden peas, a variety of garden peas that are sweet, naturally nutty tasting and packed with plant-based nutrients.  It is 100% peanut- and tree-nut free, is all natural, soy free, gluten-free and contains no high fructose corn syrup, no hydrogenated oils and no artificial colors or flavors.  Sneaky Chef Chocolate No-Nut Butter has all the rich-fudgy taste of other chocolate spreads, but with up to 50% less sugar!  It tastes like old fashioned brownie batter licked straight off the mixer, is great on sandwiches, perfect for dipping pretzels, a rich icing for cupcakes, melted for an amazing chocolate fondue – or enjoyed straight out of the jar with a spoon! With peanut allergies on the rise, Sneaky Chef No-Nut Butter is perfect for families managing food allergies at home or for nut-free schools but frankly, the new Sneaky Chef Chocolate No-Nut Butter is so good, everyone will love it, allergies or not! You can find in your local Walmart or you can also purchase online at Amazon

BANANA WAVE bananamilk


Created from one of nature’s most universally-loved fruits, the bananaBANANA WAVE bananamilk is a delicious, creamy and nutrient-filled new option.   Derived from an ancient African recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation and first introduced to Fresh Start Beverage founder, Neter Alkebulan, by his own Grandmother,  BANANA WAVE bananamilk begins with a universally loved fruit that is a staple in most households – bananas.  In fact, because BANANA WAVE bananamilk begins with pure banana puree, one serving contains as much potassium as a small banana, 330 mg, and also contains 29 vitamins and minerals and 1200 mg of Omega-3s per serving.   BANANA WAVE bananamilk is vegan, all natural, dairy, gluten and GMO free.  BANANA WAVE bananamilk contains three of nature’s “superfoods” – fruit, grains and seeds – making it a nutritious option for anyone with an on-the-go lifestyle, active kids, athletes, and of course, banana lovers.  It is also an ideal option for vegans, vegetarians, those managing a dairy or nut allergy or for anyone looking for a nutritious alternative milk beverage.  Delicious and refreshing on its own as a snack or meal replacement, BANANA WAVE bananamilk is also perfect for smoothies, on cereal or for use in cooking and baking. You can purchase from their website here






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