Goodies Co. ~ September

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I had heard some mixed reviews about this upcoming Goodies Co. box and so I was not sure what to expect… however I was pleasantly surprised. Not only did they accidentally send me two boxes (woohoo!) but some of the items were really on my level.

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Here’s the first look! You can see how they have a separate section if they’re sending a drink to make sure it doesn’t crush the other products or spill. For $7 per month, it’s pretty affordable however their products can be hit or miss. Now onto the specifics…

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This has to be my FAVORITE item in the box! These Kashi Sundried Tomato, Basil and Feta Hummus Crisps (phew, what a long name!) are seriously good. They’re good dipped into hummus, spinach dip, tszakisi sauce, or just as they are! Plus the bag was actually pretty full so it had a good serving size. Totally getting these again…

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Before you question why they threw a water bottle into my surprise snack box, if you take a closer look, you’ll see that it is Nestle Pure Life Splash- a flavored water. I got this in both lemon (shown) and orange (my other box) and at first I was like ‘eh, it tastes a little fake’ but it reminds me of flavored seltzer, if you just removed the bubbles. I don’t think I’ll go out of my way to buy packs of these, but I would drink them if they were in my fridge.

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These apple chips by Barefruit are awesome! They’re a little tough when it comes to biting/chewing, however they taste good and are fairly low calories/carbs/sugars. They remind me of the apple crisps that come in a Panera Fuji Apple Salad, so you can guess how I’m going to use my other bag of them!

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Now, this next item is really…. odd. I’m a big fan of green tea, fruity teas, chai and unique flavors like chocolate and caramel, however Savory Vegetable Teas are a league of their own. Made by Numi, I received Broccoli Cilantro Green Tea, as well as Carrot Curry. To be perfectly honest, I’m not sure if I can work up the courage to have an entire class, but I will give them a sip…

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This is my least favorite item in the box (along with the savory tea.. just because it freaks me out a little) and it’s just because I hate the flavor of black licorice. However, I did pass them on to my Dad who mentioned that they taste good and he likes that they come in scottie-dog shapes, however they’re a bit chewier than normal licorice. Luckily, my other box contained a packet of flavored olives instead!

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This little honey packet came in both boxes and is simply put- a little sample of honey! I wonder, since it’s made in Greece, if it tastes significantly different than the usual honey I use in my tea.

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I’m pretty excited for these Zone Perfect Bars in Greek Yogurt Chocolate. It not only is a calorie and carb-controlled snack bar, but it comes in an awesome combination of milk chocolate and greek yogurt coating. I have my fingers crossed that this will taste delicious.

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So, here’s the whole set of my first box! (Items from second box not shown). Like I mentioned before, I’m loving the Kashi Crisps and Apple Chips, but would veto the Licorice Scottie Dogs and Savory Tea. I hope my next box has a great variety like this one- perhaps with a product like almond butter, chocolate coconut water, protein cookies, dried fruit leathers, etc.

Interested in Goodies Co? Sign up here for the regular or kid-friendly box!

xo, Kenzie

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