GNAW Handcrafted Chocolate Review

GNAW Handcrafted Chocolate Review: May 2020

In early 2010 Matt and Teri left their ‘adulting’ jobs at decided to open a super sweet shop in Norfolk.

The duo decided that they wanted to mix things up a bit and after some serious chocolate alchemy the GNAW brand was born.

From a few small Norfolk stockists the GNAW brand is now stocked on three continents…impressive stuff!

The team of Squirrels over at GNAW HQ have been busy making sure that you can enjoy a ethically sourced chocolate wrapped in fully compostable packaging.

Handcrafted in ‘Gnawfolk’ their super yummy quality chocolate can be delivered direct to your door.

Lovely large bars are created in flavours such as Raspberry crisp, Gojo Berry & Cashew, Toasted Coconut and Dark chocolate.

The perfect chocolatey sweet treat to indulge in at home or gift, via post, to family, friends and loved ones.

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Clearspring Vegan Product Review

Clearspring Vegan Product Review: May 2020

Sourcing specialist shopping can be challenging at the moment due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and with social distancing becoming the new norm a supermarket shop can be difficult.

However, the lovely team over at Clearspring, a family-owned business for over 25 years, have been dedicated to providing customers with authentic Japanese foods and a selection of organic and Gluten Free products all with delivery direct to your door.

Clearspring products help sustainable agriculture by supporting organic farmers and artisan food producers.  By caring for the eco-system and enriching the soil, Clearspring work towards protecting the world for future generations to come.

All Clearspring products are dairy and refined sugar free and a selection of their products gluten free too.  The products I sampled are all vegan too, so here you go.

Miso Soups

Instant Miso Soups come in a range of flavours such as Vegan Ginger & Turmeric, Creamy Sesame, Hot& Spicy and many more.

They are ideal for when you are on the go or a quick filler while working from home.

Tomato Sauces

Tasty tomato Vegan sauces from the delightful Demeter range are top quality and are organic.

They are the perfect base for a ratatouille dish, bolognaise or dollop lashings of scrummy sauce over your favourite pasta.

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Bettaveg Fruit, Vegetables & Salad Box Delivery Service Review

Bettaveg Fruit, Vegetables & Salad Box Delivery Service Review: May 2020

Food shopping can be an extremely challenging time due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and with social distancing becoming the new norm.

Make sure that you shop stress free by ordering deliveries direct to your door with Bettaveg #StaySafe #StayAtHome #StayAlert

Bettaveg usually supply wholesale fruit, vegetables, salads and so much more to hotels, restaurants, and food outlets throughout the northwest, but the team have taken on the task to provide the public with an amazing delivery service direct to your door.

The Bettaveg team are predominantly a family run business, a lovely bunch, that go above and beyond and are ethically and honest in their business practice which makes me love the brand even more.

Personal, professional and with care your delicious delivery will be delivered direct to your door via their contactless method.

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Caleño Drinks: Caleño Non-Alcoholic Tropical Free Spirit Review

Caleño Drinks: Caleño Non-Alcoholic Tropical Free Spirit Review: May 2020

With the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak it can be hard to feel like a free spirit and let your hair down.  That said, luckily that is where Caleño drinks helps make those happy vibes.

Ellie, owner and founder of Caleño drinks donned her glad rags and heels off for a night on the town dancing to the funky Latino beats, but Ellie soon noticed the range of non-alcoholic offerings are uninspiring and lacked excitement and adventure.

Frustrated by this, Ellie began her year long journey experimenting with Botanicals in her kitchen at home.  This inspired a trip to Colombia her family’s homeland.

Sunshine, vibrancy and the energy from her Colombian trip provided Ellie with the inspiration to create Caleño – a fabulous, bright and zesty tasty tropical infusion of juniper, citrus and spice botanicals steam distilled in stainless steel drums.

Caleño a Colombian inspired drink deep rooted in Ellie’s vibrant and energetic family homeland making sure that Non-Alcoholic drinking can still be fun, fabulous and free spirited…Ooo and yes without the dreaded worry of a hangover!

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Chocolate & Love Vegan Box, Bars and Recycled Tote Bag Review

Chocolate & Love Vegan Box, Bars and Recycled Tote Bag Review: May 2020

Birgitte Hovmand and Richard O’Connor, loved up couple and founders Chocolate & Love have exactly what you need chocolate, chocolate, and lots of love with more chocolate.

Their premium organic Fairtrade chocolate bars are the perfect indulgent treat to gift to family, friends, loved ones or a gift from you to you to enjoy some self-care and you time.

Vegan flavours in their beautifully boxed Vegan selection include Pomegranate, Orange, Rich Dark and Panama there is something to suit every palette.  You can also add on additional bars such as the marvellous Mint crisp.

Why not present them in a beautifully recycled tote bag, that has been made from recycled cotton and recycled plastic bottles, so that you are helping our planet in the process too.

The tote measuring 41cm (H) x 44cam (W) is perfect for yoga and carrying your fresh fruit and veggies from the shops.

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PRESS London Healthy Plant-Based Drinks & Meals Review

PRESS London Healthy Plant-Based Drinks & Meals Review: May 2020

We are living in strange times with the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, so going out for shopping can be difficult and more challenging especially while trying to source plant-based nutrition.

PRESS London co-founded by Georgie and Ed dedicated themselves to providing 100% plant-based quality nutrition, so people can live happier, healthier and a more balanced lifestyle.

PRESS London also support the charity Mind for mental health and City Harvest London rescuing food for the hungry, so now more than ever it could not be a better time to support the brand and fill up your fridge using FILLMYFRIDGE10 to get 10% off.

This is my second order from PRESS London, and they are consistently reliable and provide a perfectly packaged parcel of loveliness.

They offer a range of plant based meals, soups, juices and smoothies all top quality, packed full of flavour, goodness and are convenient and easy to prepare.

Smoothies and Juices  

The excellent Easy Green raw pressed juice has a mix of apple, lemon, romaine, cucumber, kale, spinach, celery and is one of your five a day, so grab green goodness on the go.

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Pikt Organic & Plastic Free Fruit, Salad & Veggies Home Delivery Review

Pikt Organic & Plastic Free Fruit, Salad & Veggies Home Delivery Review: May 2020

Venturing out to the shops can be a challenging time to say the least due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak with social distancing the new norm, so take the stress out of your shopping by ordering deliveries direct to your door with Pikt #StaySafe #StayAtHome

Pikt are a family-owned business, B Corp, soil association certified and are Plastic Free Trust Awarded.

Enjoy plastic free fresh and fabulous organic fruit, salad and veggies delivered direct to your door when you need them the most.

Seasonal Veg Box

The seasonal veg box is packed with Nice nutritional vibrant veggies.

Ideal for family foodie dinners and perfect for couples who are looking to mix things up a little in the kitchen.

Our box had a whole a range of gorgeous greens including bunched Kale and Cavolo Nero, Courgettes and Flat Beans.

Also, these beautiful bunched Carrots, Aubergine, Beetroot, Onion Shallots, Pink Garlic Bulbs.

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Sourcing Savoury Snacks & Sweet Treats During the Covid-19 Lockdown Review

Sourcing Savoury Snacks & Sweet Treats During the Covid-19 Lockdown Review: May 2020

Life has changed for everyone due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak with social distancing the new norm.

Stay safe and Stay at home and enjoy some home delivered snacks and treats direct to your door to enjoy with the family.

The Nutribox Gluten Free & Vegan Snack Box

The Nutribox offer a Vegan and Gluten-free snack delivery service directly to your door.

Ideal for family snacking at home, so there is no need to make an unnecessary visit to the shops #SnackSafely

The lovely large box is the biggest box which contains a staggeringly super snack filled 40 Gluten-Free and Vegan Snacks.

Perfect to enjoy, share or generously gift a box to make someone’s day a little brighter.

Chocolate & Love 

Birgitte Hovmand and Richard O’Connor, loved up couple and founders Chocolate & Love have exactly what you need for this lockdown.

Their premium organic Fairtrade chocolate bars are the perfect indulgent treat to enjoy at home.

With Vegan and Non-Vegan options and flavours such as Mint crisp, Pomegranate, Orange, Rich Dark and Panama there is something to suit every palette.

The Bear and Bee Sweet Company

The Bear and Bee Sweet Company are all about creating Happy Moments together.

Their quality sweets are free from gelatine, artificial colouring and alcohol, so are suitable for vegetarians and Vegans too.

The best part is that these super scrummy sweet treats can be delivered direct to your door.

Make your family nights in sweet and full of smiles.

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Gifting During The Covid-19 Lockdown Review

Gifting During The Covid-19 Lockdown Review: May 2020

Due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak lockdown and with social distancing in place it is not always possible to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones.

Stay safe and Stay at home, but still celebrate by gifting with deliveries direct to the lucky recipient’s door.

Fruity Gift

Get Well Soon, Happy Birthday, I Love You, Happy Anniversary or simply a treat from you to you are all occasions to still celebrate and it is nice to be able to send a gorgeous gift to surprise the lucky recipient.

Making life much easier are the fabulous Fruity Gift brand who make a range of bespoke fruit hampers, fabulous fine chocolates and additional add on gifts such as teddy bears and balloons.

Make your lovely gifting celebrations a quality occasion.

Hoogly Tea

Hoogly tea a British brand with a Nordic twist, founded by tea enthusiast Tina, is about the #Hygge’ way of life.  Hyggelig (Hoogly) is the adjective of Hygge meaning combines feelings of warmth, cosiness and well-being.

Hoogly tea bags are hand blended and packed in the UK, ethically sourced, Fairtrade and their fully biodegradable pyramids have no plastic and are made from plant extract, so they are soil association certified.

Hoogly Teas, Hot chocolate, mugs and books are the perfect pressie to gift.

Prestige Flowers

Prestige Flowers have made gorgeous gifting easy which is perfect for families.  Offering UK delivery and to ensure safety they have a contactless delivery system in place now is the time to send a smile and give someone special a lovely surprise.

Pretty in perfect pink, this beautiful bunched bouquet of Rose’s and Lily’s along with a cute cuddly teddy and mini box of chocolate truffles is the perfect gift for a birthday, anniversary, get well soon or simply to say I love/appreciate you.

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Helping, Hiking & Happiness with HIPPEAS Review

Helping, Hiking & Happiness with HIPPEAS Review: May 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and social distancing in place it is a challenging time for everyone.  However, it is still important to feel happy and healthy so bring on the HIPPEAS Vibes.

Helping

So far HIPPEAS have shared their Peas, Love and Good Vibes by donating over 50,000 packs of their HIPPEAS to the NHS and FareShare, so this gets a big thumbs up from me.

Happiness

Happiness in a bag HIPPEAS are packed with chickpea loving.  The Sweet & Smokin and Salt & Vinegar Vibes are my two fav flavours which HIPPEAS have smashed and at under 90 calories a bag you are winning.

Hiking

Enjoy your daily exercise such as a short hike near your home.  You get to see some scenery and sights which are naturally beautiful.

Also, not only does it get the adrenaline going and endorphins doing their thing it keeps you fit too.

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