**PLEASE NOTE: While NuNaturals DID provide me with these products to review at no cost, I was not in any way paid for my review. The following opinion is hereby my own.**
When Ron from NuNaturals contacted me last month and asked if I wanted to test a few of the company’s new products, I was glad to do it! I had heard good things about NuNaturals, and was eager to see if the products lived up to their reputation!
If you ask me, most of us eat too much sugar. Would you agree? Did you know that Americans consume 130 pounds of sugar every year? Our 1822 predecessors ate under 10 pounds of sugar a year. 130 pounds a year means about three pounds a week. That equals about 3,550 pounds in an average lifetime—approaching two tons of sugar.
NuNaturals is out to change all of that!
NuNaturals is based in Oregon, and has been around for 25 years! Their products are all-natural, free of MSG, soy, milk, sugar, synthetics, artificial colors or flavors, saccharin, aspartame, sucralose and artificial sweeteners. While their flagship brand is Nustevia, a natural sweetener, the company also offers a variety of other products, including but not limited to green teas, gourmet vanilla extracts, and even pure ground cinnamon!
I must say, when the box arrived, I was a tad bit overwhelmed! Why? Because here’s what Ron sent me:
- Nustevia White Stevia Powder packets
- Nustevia Cocoa Syrup
- Nustevia Cocoa Mint Syrup
- Nustevia Simple Syrup
- Nustevia Nocarbs Blend
- Nustevia Lemon Alcohol Free
- Nustevia Orange Alcohol Free
- Nustevia Peppermint
- Nustevia Cherry
- Nustevia Cherry Vanilla
- Nustevia Reb99 Extract
- Nugrain Oat Fiber
- Nustevia Alcohol Free Glass
- Nustevia Vanilla Alcohol Free
I mean, I just kept on unpacking that box, and every time I looked back inside, I found more! Once I spread it all out and started looking at each product, my wheels started turning…
Take these White Stevia Powder packets, for instance:
Now, instead of using an artificial sweetener, or pure sugar, you can have the convenience of an all-natural sweetener, right in a packet!
And these syrups:
The consistency of each one is really quite perfect! The great thing about the Simple Syrup is that you could literally use it in anything – it’s clear! Add it to your coffee, use it in your cooking, sweeten baked goods with it – the possibilities are really endless with this one! And at 16 ounces, it’s the perfect size, too!
The Cocoa Syrup is a tad bit thicker, but that’s really okay. Use it for all things chocolate – or to MAKE things chocolate when you need that fix! When you’re making things like organic brownies or chocolate gravy (one of my husband’s favorites) it’s the perfect match!
And I really fell in love with the Cocoa Mint Syrup! I’m a huge fan of mint chocolate ANYTHING, so this was right up my alley! Imagine having the ability to change anything to mint chocolate, with just one bottle! This one’s definitely my favorite!
But really, the most convenient of all are the pure liquids like this one:
With just a drop or two, you can add amazing flavor to almost anything! Cherry Vanilla? Why not change some homemade vanilla cake icing into a lovely Cherry Vanilla flavor?
Regular Vanilla? How about adding it to some plain yogurt for a bit of extra flavor?
Cherry? Add a few drops to some sparkling water for a refreshing drink!
Orange? You should add it to a cranberry dish (it’s almost the holidays!) to produce a festive orange-cranberry offering!
Lemon? Okay, this one is so totally versatile. Lemon water. Lemon in your tea. Lemon poundcake. Lemon cookies. I mean, really.
Peppermint? I’ve really been enjoying the Peppermint in my tea! So soothing and refreshing at the same time! But you could add it to coffee, too, or use it for desserts. I’ll bet you could even create your own toothpaste with the stuff! (That may be a little bit of overkill, but hey, it might work!)
So now it’s your turn! What do you think about the NuStevia products? Would you find them to be as useful in your kitchen as I have found them to be in mine?
It’s a good thing you have a chance to find out! Ron has graciously offered a fantastic giveaway of NuNaturals for The Road to Domestication readers! FOUR WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED! The winners will receive:
- 1 bottle of the Cherry Vanilla Stevia Liquid
- A 50-pkt box of the NuStevia White Stevia Powder packets
- 1 bottle of the NEW COCOA SYRUP
- 1 bottle of the NEW SIMPLE SYRUP
- A FREE BONUS PRODUCT!
When you arrive at the checkout page, you should enter the DISCOUNT CODE BLG1214 and you will receive a 15% DISCOUNT on your ENTIRE ORDER (excluding any other discounts). This discount remains EFFECTIVE UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2014.
(Online ordering customers may also receive FREE SHIPPING to the CONTINENTAL U. S. on all orders exceeding $35.00 after discounts.)
Whew, that’s fantastic! So, without further ado…here’s the giveaway! Thanks so much Ron and NuNaturals! Good luck, everyone!
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