OK, gang! Let’s break up this back-to-school lunch box festival by giving away some stuff to put in those lunch boxes! I’ve got a great round up of some delicious foods that would be wonderful packed into a lunch for yourself or your kids.
- Cranberries, sesame seeds and honey
- Cherries, apples and maple
- Parmesan cheese and herbs
We’ve been enjoying these for the last few weeks, but honestly the only reason they’ve lasted that long is through sheer will power on my part. These are so good that once I opened the first pack I had to put them away on a high shelf to keep from eating them all at once.They’re great for snacking on, but the sweet ones were also delicious sprinkled on yogurt or as a topping on a bowl of vanilla ice cream. I also tried the savory Parmesan flavored nuts on a salad dressed with green goddess dressing and it was super.
Sahale Crunchers are made with unsulfured fruits and they are certified gluten-free and Kosher.
Next we have this box of olives, along with some napkins, a can opener and some cute picks from the Musco Family Olive Co. (Hello! Spear some olives with one of those decorative picks and throw them in a bento box!)
I love olives and the Musco Family olives that I sampled are delicious. We enjoyed them straight out of the jar and also cooked in one of my favorite recipes, Chicken with Tomatoes and Olives.
I’d be happy to recommend these olives based on their quality and flavor alone, but I also feel compelled to share the Musco Family’s commitment to environmental issues with you as well. Through innovative programs the company has reduced their salt by-products from olive processing at their plant by 80% and has turned 8 billion olive pits — previously treated as a waste product — into fuel for their steam powered factory. It’s worth a few minutes of your time to read about all of their environmental programs (or watch their short film if that’s easier).
Finally, I’m pleased to offer up three coupons for free products from Amy’s Kitchen. Amy’s Kitchen makes organicÂ soups, entrees and pizzas along with many otherÂ vegetarian foods. Zach and I have long been fans of their frozen entrees for quick lunches and the kids love Amy’s burritos and pizzas as much as we do. I occasionally like to include a leftover slice of Amy’s pizza in the boys’ lunches and I think the snacks (which I just learned about) would go over well, too.
In addition to all of their products being vegetarian, Amy’s also has a number of vegan and gluten-free products.
One Wendolonia reader can win all of the products I’ve described here! Woo hoo!
How to Enter the Giveaway:
Leave a comment below telling me how you would use any of these products in a lunch box and be entered to win three Amy’s free product coupons, three bags of Sahale Crunchers and a gift pack of six cans/jars of Musco olives plus a can opener.
Also, please consider following these companies on Facebook (not required for entry):
Comments will be closed Monday, August 20 at noon and I’ll choose one random winner shortly thereafter. Winner will have 48 hours after I notify them via email to respond with their mailing address. (Sorry, but this giveaway is open to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.) If I donâ€™t hear from you an alternate winner will be selected, so be sure to leave your email address and check your email.
I hope YOU win!
And don’t forget — these back to school giveaways are also open until Monday, August 20:
- Lunchbots Trio
- monbento Orignal Bento Box
- Laptop Lunches $25 gift certificate
- Personalized Yubo Lunch Box from CHILDish
Disclosure: I received a duplicate set of the items I am giving away to sample. I was not compensated in any other way.