Archive for the ‘Giveaways’ Category

Protein Powered: Krave Jerky Review + Giveaway

February 24, 2014 at 6:45 am

I checked out (and tasted a LOT of) KRAVE Jerky at the NYC Marathon expo. And then I bought a bunch at show prices and shared with my friends and the husband. We all loved the stuff, so I sent them an email and asked if they’d be interested in a review and giveaway here. They said YES! Yay! This was by far the husband’s favorite…

Environmentally Friendly + Super Cute: Icebox Knitting Giveaway!

February 17, 2014 at 8:34 am

You may remember when I wrote about Ideaction Corps (Finds’ Fave Kelly O’Brien’s company) being mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article on B Corps. Kelly shared some great holiday offers from some B Corps that I listed here over the holidays. I then checked out a bunch of companies on the B Corps list and contacted some that I was interested in. Given the severity of this winter, I was…

Meat or No-Meat Athlete? I Have a Healthy Bar for You! (Giveaway)

February 13, 2014 at 5:34 am

As it has been said for centuries, “necessity is the mother of invention.” When triathlete Katie Hunter was suffering from unexplained knee pain, she looked for a way to eat whole foods with the most anti-inflammatory properties she could find. She and her partner (now husband) developed the bar that became the Thunderbird Energetica Cherry Walnut Crunch energy bar. Thunderbird Energetica makes delicious vegan, gluten free, whole food…

Another Great Day at Cycle for Survival + Be My Valentine (Giveaway)

February 9, 2014 at 6:29 am

On Friday, I mentioned that I was participating in Cycle for Survival for the third year in a row. Cycle for Survival is “the high-energy indoor team cycling event that provides a tangible way to beat rare cancers.” Why do I ride? 50% of people with cancer are battling a “rare cancer.” Rare cancers include brain, pancreatic, cervical, sarcoma, stomach, pediatric and countless others. Unfortunately, I…

(My) First On the Go Snack Reviews (+Giveaways) of 2014!

February 6, 2014 at 7:35 am

As I have said before, eating healthy on the go can be a big challenge. It is so easy to grab whatever is around. I find this is especially true for airplane flights/airports and long work meetings. And now, since I eliminated gluten and dairy (for the most part) healthy snacks can be even tougher to find on the go. I was fortunate to try some…

America’s Best Organics “For My Sweetheart” Gift Basket Review/Giveaway!

February 4, 2014 at 5:43 am

Many of the companies that I check out offer organic foods and many are B Corps. You may remember when I wrote about Ideaction Corps (Finds’ Fave Kelly O’Brien’s company) being mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article on B Corps. What is a B Corp? Per the article: “Since 2007, a nonprofit organization called B Lab has been certifying for-profit companies that demonstrate sustainable business practices, such as…

Get Your Vitamins + Minerals: Platinum Performance Review & Giveaway!

January 27, 2014 at 7:29 am

I first learned about Platinum Performance supplements from Finds’ fave nutritionist Lauren Antonucci in the early 2000s (or maybe late 90s! Wow!) She mentioned the Platinum Performance “granules” in this How to Eat like a Nutritionist article in Triathlete Magazine is September. She describes the Platinum Performance “Wellness Formula” as “a delicious-tasting ground flaxseed based granular product.” I agree, it is tasty and is great…