Bestowed

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Bestowed’s mission is to is to teach people how to eat well. They do this by sending our members (who are consumers) a box filled with the best healthy food and lifestyle products every month. Each product that is included is carefully vetted by leading nutritionist and author Heather Bauer and in every box is detailed product info, recipes, tips, and more. They feature big brands like Natures Path and Zico but are equally committed to featuring smaller/newer brands like Glow and SeaSnax. Brands do not (and cannot) pay to be featured. They introducing themed boxes in September with a back to school box and in October a non-GMO box!

I love eating healthy. I love working out. I hate the thought of trying to figure out what healthy foods I want to eat, or what I should buy, or even what is healthy for me. Thankfully, Bestowed has taken the effort out of healthy eating! I no longer have to waste time and effort finding things that are good for me to eat. Instead ,I can go through my goodie box of tasty treats knowing they are healthy and delicious. Inside my box this month were the following items: Seasnax spicy chipotle premium roasted seaweed snack; Reboot, an antioxidant support and detox assistance drink; Miracle Noodle angel hair shirataki pasta; Flax n’ Chia Stix (that are great in yogurt!); Cascadian Farm organic crunchy granola bars; Mighty Leaf iced tea; and rice tortilla chips. I know most of these products sound unusual compared to what you might normally buy as snack foods, but let me tell you all these products are great tasting! Even my husband who is not fond of trying anything new likes the Seasnax seaweed!! Each month you receive a new box of items to eat and each product is a full size item. These products are chosen for you by a nutritionist so you know what you are getting is actually good for you. I guarantee you’ll love what health foods are being “Bestowed” on you every month!!

Hungry? Snack on these Healthy Foods

Apples

Protects your heart

prevents constipation

Blocks diarrhea

Improves lung capacity

Cushions joints

Apricots

Combats cancer

Controls blood pressure

Saves your eyesight

Shields against Alzheimer’s

Slows aging process

Artichokes

Aids digestion

Lowers cholesterol

Protects your heart

Stabilizes blood sugar

Guards against liver disease

Avocados

Battles diabetes

Lowers cholesterol

Helps stops strokes

Controls blood pressure

Smoothes skin

Bananas

Protects your heart

Quiets a cough

Strengthens bones

Controls blood pressure

Blocks diarrhea

Beans

Prevents constipation

Helps hemorrhoids

Lowers cholesterol

Combats cancer

Stabilizes blood sugar

Beets

Controls blood pressure

Combats cancer

Strengthens bones

Protects your heart

Aids weight loss

Blueberries

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

Stabilizes blood sugar

Boosts memory

Prevents constipation

Broccoli

Strengthens bones

Saves eyesight

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

Controls blood pressure

Cabbage

Combats cancer

Prevents constipation

Promotes weight loss

Protects your heart

Helps hemorrhoids

Cantaloupe

Saves eyesight

Controls blood pressure

Lowers cholesterol

Combats cancer

Supports immune system

Carrots

Saves eyesight

Protects your heart

Prevents constipation

Combats cancer

Promotes weight loss

Cauliflower

Protects against Prostate Cancer

Combats Breast Cancer

Strengthens bones

Banishes bruises

Guards against heart disease

Cherries

Protects your heart

Combats Cancer

Ends insomnia

Slows aging process

Shields against Alzheimer’s

Chestnuts

Promotes weight loss

Protects your heart

Lowers cholesterol

Combats Cancer

Controls blood pressure

Chili peppers

Aids digestion

Soothes sore throat

Clears sinuses

Combats Cancer

Boosts immune system

Figs

Promotes weight loss

Helps stops strokes

Lowers cholesterol

Combats Cancer

Controls blood pressure

Fish

Protects your heart

Boosts memory

Protects your heart

Combats Cancer

Supports immune system

Flax

Aids digestion

Battles diabetes

Protects your heart

Improves mental health

Boosts immune system

Garlic

Lowers cholesterol

Controls blood pressure

Combats cancer

kills bacteria

Fights fungus

Grapefruit

Protects against heart attacks

Promotes Weight loss

Helps stops strokes

Combats Prostate Cancer

Lowers cholesterol

Grapes

saves eyesight

Conquers kidney stones

Combats cancer

Enhances blood flow

Protects your heart

Green tea

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

Helps stops strokes

Promotes Weight loss

Kills bacteria

Honey

Heals wounds

Aids digestion

Guards against ulcers

Increases energy

Fights allergies

Lemons

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

Controls blood pressure

Smoothes skin

Stops scurvy

Limes

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

Controls blood pressure

Smoothes skin

Stops scurvy

Mangoes

Combats cancer

Boosts memory

Regulates thyroid

aids digestion

Shields against Alzheimer’s

Mushrooms

Controls blood pressure

Lowers cholesterol

Kills bacteria

Combats cancer

Strengthens bones

Oats

Lowers cholesterol

Combats cancer

Battles diabetes

prevents constipation

Smoothes skin

Olive oil

Protects your heart

Promotes Weight loss

Combats cancer

Battles diabetes

Smoothes skin

Onions

Reduce risk of heart attack

Combats cancer

Kills bacteria

Lowers cholesterol

Fights fungus

Oranges

Supports immune systems

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

Straightens respiration

Peaches

prevents constipation

Combats cancer

Helps stops strokes

aids digestion

Helps hemorrhoids

Peanuts

Protects against heart disease

Promotes Weight loss

Combats Prostate Cancer

Lowers cholesterol

Aggravates
Diverticulitis

Pineapple

Strengthens bones

Relieves colds

Aids digestion

Dissolves warts

Blocks diarrhea

Prunes

Slows aging process

prevents constipation

boosts memory

Lowers cholesterol

Protects against heart disease

Rice

Protects your heart

Battles diabetes

Conquers kidney stones

Combats cancer

Helps stops strokes

Strawberries

Combats cancer

Protects your heart

boosts memory

Calms stress

Sweet potatoes

Saves your eyesight

Lifts mood

Combats cancer

Strengthens bones

Tomatoes

Protects prostate

Combats cancer

Lowers cholesterol

Protects your heart

Walnuts

Lowers cholesterol

Combats cancer

boosts memory

Lifts mood

Protects against heart disease

Water

Promotes Weight loss

Combats cancer

Conquers kidney stones

Smoothes skin

Watermelon

Protects prostate

Promotes Weight loss

Lowers cholesterol

Helps stops strokes

Controls blood pressure

Wheat germ

Combats Colon Cancer

prevents constipation

Lowers cholesterol

Helps stops strokes

improves digestion

Wheat bran

Combats Colon Cancer

prevents constipation

Lowers cholesterol

Helps stops strokes

improves digestion

Yogurt

Guards against ulcers

Strengthens bones

Lowers cholesterol

Supports immune systems

Aids digestion

Need A Healthy Snack?

If you are like me, you are always looking for a healthy snack for you and your family. You are also looking for a snack that is easy and not time consuming to make. For my house, Orville Redenbacker popcorn is the answer. Orville Redenbacker’s popcorn is made with 100% whole grains and is a great source of fiber! Many of the varieties have zero trans fats. You can also buy them in 100 calorie packs! When I was doing Weight Watchers a couple of years ago, popcorn was one of those snacks that they highly recommended. I was actually told at one of my meeting to buy the Smart Pop popcorn, and if I wanted a more butter taste then I should use some spray butter (which would count as 0 points for those of you are using Weight Watchers).

What I personally love is that there is a variety for every person or every mood. If I am looking to be healthy, I either eat the smart pop or the 100 calorie packs. If I want to be really naughty, I have the movie theater butter (which is pretty darn close to move theater popcorn though I don’t feel like I am going to keel over with a heart attack while eating it).

I was going to take a picture of us all eating this popcorn (this was the movie theater kind in the picture), but I decided that I didn’t want to share. It was good. That being said, I have a great giveaway for all of you. I am giving away not one but two popcorn bowls (double the chances to win!). In each bowl, there are two bags of microwave popcorn to try and a couple of coupons. Sounds great, right? I like to make it easy to enter, so I’ll give you several ways:

1. Leave a comment on this post. I want to know what is your favorite variety of Orville Redenbacker popcorn. One comment only please and let me know everything you did for your entries in that comment.
2. Blog about this giveaway linking to this page or my home page.
3. Stumble this post. If you don’t know what Stumble Upon is, please read Lori’s post at Blogging Cents. She explains it extremely well.
4. Subscribe to this blog using either my email or RSS feed.

Now, its up to the winners if they want to enjoy the popcorn on their own or if they actually want to share with their families. I will be running this contest till May 30th at 8:00 pm CST and it is only open to those in the US. Good luck!