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Artisana Giveaway!! October 25, 2012

Well, it is cleaning day over here, not something I am looking forward to (as usual!). Since my goals today are to get the entire house cleaned, laundry done and dinner prepped, I’m going to keep today’s post short. There is just too much to do! In addition, I’m heading to another blogging event tonight, so I definitely have to get all of my things done. I’m excited about tonight’s blogging event; it is sponsored by the SITS Girls, an online blogging community of more than 40,000 women bloggers. I look forward to meeting other local bloggers and learning more about the SITS community. I’ll fill you in tomorrow with how it went!

Onto today: I tried out a new breakfast of paleo pancakes, inspired by Danielle. I used 2 eggs, 2 egg whites, 2 bananas, 1 Tbsp flaxseed, 1 Tbsp chia seeds, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp vanilla, a drop of milk and 1 tsp of baking powder, to make enough for Keenan and I (with some leftover to freeze for later!). They turned out great and were so simple to make (very similar to my No Oat Oatmeal). I’ll definitely be making these again!

Soooo good topped with a dollop of Fage Greek yogurt, honey and berries!

Look who was excited to have pancakes this morning! He ate three whole pancakes!

Now, onto Artisana!

They are a small organic food company based in Oakland and specialize in making raw nut and seed butters, with some super food products, such as acai berry, goji berry and blue green algae. They are committed to sustainable living and support the organic and living foods movement. They focus on purchasing foods as locally as possible, buying directly from organic farmers. All of their products contain lots of vitamins and minerals, non-animal proteins, essential fatty-acids and fiber, as well as being certified kosher.

The goodies that Artisana sent!

Artisana was very kind and sent me a box of their goodies last week to try. They sent some coconut butter, raw walnut, almond, cashew, pecan and macadamia nut butters, along with their cacao bliss (coconut butter mixed with cocoa). I had only tried raw almond butter prior to trying Artisan’s products (which was okay, I prefer roasted), so I was excited to try other raw butters, along with coconut butter. I first tried their raw walnut butter on top of my Pumpkin Almond Flour Muffins and it was really creamy and rich. I was quite surprised at how good it was! The next day, I added a dollop of cashew butter to my No Oat Oatmeal and again, I was pleasantly surprised at how creamy and tasty it was. Since I hadn’t been a fan of raw almond butter in the past, I was surprised at how much I liked Artisana’s butters! Last weekend, we all topped our pancakes with coconut butter and the cacao bliss.! The two together were heavenly! Overall, all of their butters were excellent and I will definitely be adding their coconut and walnut butter to our list of “nut butter staples” that we keep in our cabinet. If you haven’t tried Artisan’s products, I highly recommend trying them. You won’t be disappointed!

Very tasty!

Coconut and cashew butter!

Since Artisana was so generous, they offered to send one lucky a reader a box of their goodies!

To enter the giveaway, please follow the steps below:

1. Leave a comment on this post stating how you would use your raw nut butter.

(Optional) Earn an extra entry by:

1. Like Fit ‘N’ Well Mommy’s Facebook page

2. Follow Fit ‘N’ Well Mommy on Twitter: @FitNWellMommy

3. Like Artisana’s Facebook page

Post on YOUR Facebook page or Tweet, “I want to win a box of goodies from Artisana and Fit ‘N’ Well Mommy at”

*Make sure to leave a second comment on this post with your Facebook post, Tweet or Like, in order for your extra entry to be counted!

The giveaway ends next Wednesday, Oct. 31st at 8 p.m. PST!! Good luck!


38 Responses to “Artisana Giveaway!!”

  1. […] Thursday, I was invited to attend a local blogging event, a home party for Graco’s new Snugride Click […]

  2. […] Paleo Pancakes topped with Coconut Whipped Cream […]

  3. […] this morning was a pancake kind of morning! I made Paleo Pancakes topped with leftover coconut whipped cream and strawberries; they were SO good! It was interesting, […]

  4. […] we slept in (since Keenan was at my parents’ house) and made a nice breakfast. I made paleo pancakes while my husband made “regular” pancakes. He wanted to have the real deal, but I have […]

  5. I tweeted about the giveaway!

  6. […] FINAL REMINDER: The Artisana giveaway ends tonight at 8 p.m. PST!! To enter, click here. […]

  7. […] onto today, “Halloween Eve:” We started our day off with toasted leftover paleo pancakes! I think they are actually better toasted! Keenan topped his with pumpkin butter and a little maple […]

  8. Jenna Cochrane Says:

    I would use it on apples and bananas! Yum!

  9. […] Thursday, I was invited to attend a local blogging event, a home party for Graco’s new Snugride Click […]

  10. Ttrockwood Says:

    Liked artisana in fb (terri)

  11. Ttrockwood Says:

    Liked you on fb (terri)

  12. Ttrockwood Says:

    I would use the nut butter in my yogurt and on fruit

  13. Here is a link to my contest tweet 🙂

  14. And I posted about it on my Facebook wall – I’m crossing my fingers that I win!

  15. I follow you on Twitter, I’m @LiveLearnEat !

  16. I like Artisana on Facebook, my username is Lle Schreiber!

  17. I like you on Facebook, my username is Lle Schreiber!

  18. I’m so excited for those, I love Artisana! I’d use it on sandwiches, to top yogurt-granola-craisin creations, on cookies, on bananas, in recipes (now that the weather is cooling down, I suddenly feel like being in the kitchen again!), with dessert, with breakfast, with lunch, with dinner, with snacks, with a spoon…how would I NOT use it is a better question! livinglearningeating AT gmail DOT com

  19. Karen Says:

    I would make my son a nut butter and jam sandwich for lunch.

  20. justaudrey Says:

    I like Artisana on FB

  21. justaudrey Says:

    I follow you on Twitter

  22. justaudrey Says:

    I would spread it on rice cakes

  23. Natalie Says:

    I follow you on FB!

  24. I like Artisana on facebook, too!

  25. I follow you on twitter

  26. I already like you on facebook 🙂

  27. I’d love to use it in my oatmeal or to make some dessert hummus!

  28. I love to drop some coconut butter on my smoothies. It hardens and makes for a delicious smoothie in a bowl!

  29. moderngirlnutrition Says:

    Mmm I am out of nut butter and so these pictures are making me crave them so badly!:) I would have to top off my new Pumpin Pie Oats recipe wih a big spoonful! Great review!

  30. Molly Says:

    I’d love to try the macadamia nut butter! Yum. I’d top my no oat oatmeal with it.

  31. So happy you were inspired to make Paleo pancakes! Thanks for sharing your version they sound awesome! I love artisana coconut butter on apples! Awesome combination!

  32. Jen Says:

    Happy you found my bog and I was able to find my way here 🙂 Following you on Twitter too

  33. Jen Says:

    Yum, sounds really good. I’d eat it on an apple or plain 🙂

  34. nattie1218 Says:

    I would use the raw butter on bagels.

  35. Natalie Says:

    how I would use it? WIth a spoon!! 🙂

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