This is the first product I got to try through Social Nature, a company dedicated to helping people try natural. It is a freebie site similar to my previous posts (Influenster, 08Liter, and Smiley360) except that Social Nature exclusively samples green products, which is perfect for someone on a wellness journey like myself! From their website:
As natural product enthusiasts we look for products that care for the planet, respect animal rights, benefit the community and promote wellness.
You can read more about their core values here.
Their website is pretty easy to use. You view different products listed and specify which ones you’d like to try. You answer a few questions about whether you’ve heard of the brand before or tried the product before. If you are selected, they will ship the product to you for free in exchange for your review. Sharing on social media is encouraged, but it is not required or spammy like similar sites. You become eligible for even more rewards (like a $50 Whole Foods gift card) should you choose to share. I really like how there is no pressure to promote the product and the high value placed on authentic reviews.
Due to some health issues, I started to reflect on my eating habits and I wanted to be more mindful of what goes in my body. I want to be prepared for more procedures that I have to endure and to set up my body for success as best as I can.
I started a goal of eating or drinking vegan products at least once a week. I purposely set the bar low and am increasing it as I go. This protein powder, which is vegan, caught my eye when I was browsing through the website so imagine my ÷excitement when I found out that I was selected to try it!
I’ve heard great things about this brand before. They believe in sourcing organic ingredients and utilizing recyclable packaging for their products. This was my first time personally trying SunWarrior and it definitely left a great first impression. I intend to use more of their products moving forward.
This protein powder is perfect for energizing me in the morning or right before my yoga sessions. It can even work as a meal replacement for those of us who are always busy and on-the-go.
Not only is it vegan, but gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and all natural as well. It is easy to digest and filled with nutrients. Here is the ingredient list for the different flavors:
Vanilla: Proprietary Protein Blend (Organic Pea Protein, Organic Hemp Protein, Organic Goji Berry), Organic Vanilla Flavor, Organic Guar Gum, Sea Salt, Organic Stevia Extract, Organic Whole Ground Coconut.
Chocolate: Proprietary Protein Blend (Organic Pea Protein, Organic Hemp Protein, Organic Goji Berry), Organic Cocoa, Organic Chocolate Flavor, Organic Guar Gum, Sea Salt, Organic Stevia Extract, Organic Whole Ground Coconut.
Natural: Proprietary Protein Blend (Organic Pea Protein, Organic Hemp Protein, Organic Goji Berry), Organic Whole Ground Coconut.
Suggestions for Use
See my Instagram for the “Before” picture. I made a simple smoothie using a mix of fruits below:
- 1 banana
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 cup apple juice
- 1 cup of ice
- 1 scoop of Vanilla protein powder
I’ve also mixed it with yogurt, honey, and coconut milk to change up the flavor. I can be pretty picky when it comes to taste but I actually like the taste of this protein powder! Again, you can easily mix it in a smoothie and mask the taste if need be. The Vanilla flavor is very versatile but I’ve heard that the Chocolate flavor is tasty as well.
Here is a coupon link for $3 off any flavor of this protein powder. It is redeemable at the Vitamin Shoppe, so look for locations near you. The coupon is good until October 31, 2017.
Feel free to comment and let me know what you think! Have you tried this product before or do you plan to? How will you use it? Let me know if the coupon helps!
Disclaimer: I received this product complimentary from Social Nature for testing purposes. All opinions are my own.
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