#SummerStrong Giveaway

Summer is the season for smoothies and shakes!  As the temperatures start rising, I start craving cold and creamy drinks.   During the summer I’m out in the sun all day and then I don’t have much of an appetite or feel like eating heavy food.  Instead, I love to have an ice cold protein shake or smoothie and it will keep me feeling full and hydrated.  I will have them for breakfast, lunch, and a snack.  I love using fresh fruit and veggies in my smoothies, and there is always an abundance of them in the summer! 

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During the summer, I’m also on the go all the time.  Since the sun stays out longer, we are outside longer and eat dinner later.  So, I usually have to have an afternoon snack.  With such an active lifestyle having a shake or smoothie is the perfect solution to staying healthy when we are on the go all the time.   

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In addition to providing an easy meal or snack, I always have an ice cold smoothie after my runs.  It is so important to fuel your muscles properly after a workout, and a protein smoothie is my go-to.     

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Since I love smoothies and shakes so much this time of year, I was really excited when I was given the opportunity to try out Bob’s Red Mill new protein powders.  When the box came in the mail a couple of weeks ago, I couldn’t wait to open it and try all of the flavors! 

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As a Sweat Pink Ambassador, I try to live a healthy lifestyle and promote that for my readers.  I also love being able to share healthy products with all of you.  So, I am really excited to share this new product from Bob’s Red Mill with you. 

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The box I received included four different protein powders – chocolate, vanilla, and chai flavors, and a protein and fiber powder as well.  I am really impressed with the nutritional boosters in these powders.  All of the powders are loaded with chia seeds, probiotics, and amino acids.  They are also all plant based, gluten free, and vegan.  They are packed full of fiber and protein and are naturally sweetened. 

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These powders aren’t chalky and they blend really well.  They don’t have a protein-y taste.  They are absolutely delicious!  My favorite flavor is the Chai!  It smells amazing!!  And tastes just as good!

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So far I have tried the chocolate, chai, and I mixed some vanilla into my oatmeal.  All of them are very tasty whether they are mixed alone or with extra ingredients.  

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My box also included a recipe card.  Here’s my favorite one so far:

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  • 1/2 cup Vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup Mango chunks
  • 1 banana

Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.  I added a little ice to make it thicker and colder.  

I have known about Bob’s Red Mill flours and baking mixes my entire life, but I did not know that they have so much more than that.  This information was provided to me, and I wanted to share because it was really interesting to me.

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods produces more than 400 products, including a full line of certified gluten free products and an extensive line of certified organic products. With a wide variety of whole-grain products—from flours and hot cereals to baking mixes and grains—Bob’s Red Mill has “whole-grain foods for every meal of the day.” An Employee-Owned company, Bob’s Red Mill is the nation’s leader in stone milling and is dedicated to producing natural foods in the natural way. They stone grind all common and many uncommon grains into flours and meals on over one-hundred- year-old mills.  With all of the sophisticated knowledge of recent times, no machinery has yet been developed that grinds grains into flour as well as these slow-turning, flint-hard quartz millstones of the kind used by millers since ancient times. 

You can get your $1 off coupon HERE to try it yourself and use their store locater to find a retail store near you to purchase. 

I will be back at the end of the month with more recipes and also to update on you how these protein powders have helped me stay #summerstrong.  I can’t wait to try out some of the recipes on the Bob’s Red Mill website.  

I have great news for you!  One of my lucky readers will win your choice of Chai, Vanilla, Chocolate, or the protein and fiber booster powder.  This will be a 16 oz bag, which is valued at $30!  Enter below for your chance to win!  The winner will be announced on June 30th.  

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This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mills. Although I did receive these products free of charge, the opinions are my own. 

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I am linking this giveaway to Wednesday Giveaway Round Up hosted by Running With SD Mom and Erica Finds.  If you follow this Giveaway Link you can check out all the other cool prizes AND enter to #WinAllThePrizes!

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30 thoughts on “#SummerStrong Giveaway

  1. Rhoda McCandless

    Love reading your blog! You are such a down to earth girl! I would love to win this!

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      Tara

      Thank you!! Good luck, you will love it!

  2. Jennifer

    I love trying new protein powders to try and find my favorite. Thanks for doing this giveaway! 🙂

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      Tara

      These powders are definitely up there in my top favorites group! Good luck on winning one, they are awesome!

  3. Heather @ Polyglot Jot

    Wow, I’ve been seing these protein powders a lot this week in blog-land. They look great!

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      Tara

      They are by far the best that I have ever tried!!

  4. Marcia

    I love BRM products but did not know until recently that they made protein powder. I’d love try it! Thanks for the giveaway!

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      Tara

      It’s awesome! I love the chia seeds in the powder. Good luck!!

  5. Farrah

    I love Bob’s Red Mill! :] Their new protein powders are awesome! <3

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      Tara

      They are great!! I love the flavor of each one!

  6. Ilka

    These new protein powders by Bob’s Red Mill sound amazing! I would love to try the Chai with Probiotics!

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      Tara

      The chai is amazing! I love chai flavor and this was spot on! And, the chai smells amazing! It made my cabinet smell great! 🙂

  7. cyndi br

    I did not know they had sold protein powder until reading your blog post

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      Tara

      It is so good!! I’ve been putting it in everything I can. Good luck in the giveaway!

  8. Amy Lauren

    I would love to try the vanilla or the chai. Like you, I like drinking smoothies in the summer rather than eating a lot of heavier foods. They taste really good after a hot run, too.

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      Tara

      They are perfect after a hot run! I like the chai better than the vanilla as far as in a shake or smoothie, but the vanilla has been good in oatmeal. Good luck!

  9. paige c

    I would love to try the chai flavor! Sounds so good!

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      Tara

      It’s my favorite!!

  10. Caroline

    Chai sounds amazing!

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      Tara

      It is awesome!!

  11. Jen @ SprinklesHikes

    Love Bob’s Red Mill and would love to try that Chai flavor!

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      Tara

      It is so good! And it smells so good too!!

  12. Jeffrey

    As a runner I never have to worry about getting enough carbs, its what my body craves. Protein on the other hand is something I have to work into my diet. I’d love to try these protein mixes in my morning oatmeal, quick breads and pancakes/waffles.

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      Tara

      I’m the same way! I’ve tried them in oatmeal and it was great! I’m going to make pancakes soon. Good Luck!

  13. Amy C.

    I would love to give these a try! Thanks!

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      Tara

      Good luck! They are awesome!

  14. Amanda C.

    I haven’t tried Bob’s Red Mill products yet but have seen a lot of recent blog posts with the protein powders and would love to try them (especially the chai!). Hopefully I can find them in some local stores. Thanks for the review!

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      Tara

      Your welcome!! Good luck! The chai flavor is awesome!!

  15. Bonnie

    I’d love to try this protein powder. I love Bob’s Red Mill!

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      Tara

      It’s awesome!! I’m sure you’d love it! Good luck!

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