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Fresh Friday Five: Good Eats and Drinks

Fresh Friday Five: Good Eats and Drinks
Fresh Friday Five: Good Eats and Drinks

*Disclaimer: I was sent these food items and drinks for my review. All opinions expressed here are my own.

It’s time for some good eats and drinks. Check out these great snack and drink finds and learn about what I am doing in my garden this spring and summer.

Fat Leaf Water

Fat Leaf Water
Fat Leaf Water

Fat Leaf Water is a Cactus Water Based Sports Hydration Beverage. Fat Leaf Water is derived from the Prickly Pear Cactus. The juice of the prickly pear fruit is the main ingredient. Prickly Pear Cactus juice provides anti-inflammatory properties, is packed with antioxidants, electrolytes, vitamins, minerals and natural taurine. The Prickly Pear Cactus is Native to the Americas and is easy to cultivate. Ingredients for Fat Leaf Water are sustainably and locally sourced. Three Flavors are available, Key Lime Mirage, Mojave Citrus, and Rimrock Red. The flavors are distinct and refreshing and best when served cold. Fat Leaf Water is launching a Kickstarter Campaign on June 2nd.

Crunchsters

Crunchsters
Crunchsters

Crunchsters are a sprouted Protein Snack made from Sprouted mung beans. This sanck is Non-GMO verified, vegan, gluten, free and nut free. Each snack sized package contains 7 grams of Protein. There are 4 different flavors, Sea Salt, Smokey Balsamic, Beyond Bacon, and BBQ. Crunchsters are great as a snack and also great thrown on a salad, soups and dips to add extra flavors and crunch. My favorite flavor is the Sea Salt.

Check out the latest in Fresh Friday Five: Good Eats and Drinks. Bohana Popped Water Lily Seeds and Fat Leaf Water from a cactus are included in this weeks edition #productreviews #yum #eeeeats

Wiley Wallaby Organic Bites

Wiley Wallaby Organic Gourmet Licorice
Wiley Wallaby Organic Gourmet Licorice

I am a licorice lover. It is hands down my favorite candy so I was super excited to try Wiley Wallaby Organic Gourmet Licorice. Not only is it organic but it is Non-GMO Verified. There are two flavors, Strawberry, made with real fruit juice and black licorice, made with real molasses. These bites are made with sustainable palm oil, organic cane sugar and real fruit juice and molasses and free of high fructose corn syrup. Each bite of licorice is soft and delicious. I would definitely keep these on hand as a favorite candy.

bohana popped water lily seeds

bohana Popped Water Lily Seeds
bohana Popped Water Lily Seeds

bohana popped water lily seeds are an Ayurvedic superfood. Water Lily seeds are Alkaline in nature. These seeds are grown in Bihar, India on a farm. Bohana has a commitment to fair wages, ethical and sustainable harvesting, and a fully collaborative supply chain. The process of farming the seeds is sustainable to the Water Lily plant. Light and airy in nature this snack is one that you will want more handfuls of. There are three flavors, Pink Himalayan Salt, Wild White Cheddar and Soulful Sriracha Spice. At first I wasn’t sure about the popped water lily seeds but then once I started eating them I could not stop. They are light and airy like popcorn. bohana water lily seeds are Non-GMO, contain 3g of plant protein, and are gluten and corn free. Each serving contains 120 calories and only 4 grams of fat.

Gardening

New peony plant in my garden
New peony plant in my garden

My boyfriend and I have been working hard in my gardens to get them ready for spring and summer. Over the weekend he and I put out 72 bags of mulch, made a second raised bed and planted some flowers. I am excited for all of the colors to begin popping in my gardens and for a vegetable garden for the first time in three summers. I have missed having raised beds. It is going to be so. much fun cultivating our vegetables this summer in our garden. We are getting ready to plant our vegetable garden this weekend.

Which of these snacks would you like to try? Do you grow a vegetable garden or do a farm share in the summer time?

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5 responses

5 responses

  1. I’ve never heard of Fat Leap Water but had prickly pear juice last year for the first time and it was so good! :] I’d love to try the water lily seeds too!

  2. I have not tried any of these items, but they all look like things I would enjoy! I am going to keep my eye out for them, especially the Fat Leap Water…YUM!!!

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