RawBox September 2016 Subscription Box Review + Coupon!

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RawBox is a monthly subscription that sends an array of raw snacks, vegan beauty products, and eco-friendly household items to your home. While many of the included snacks are vegan, not all are; one or two each month may contain honey. Their real focus here is on providing items that will help you enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

Each RawBox arrives chock full of items to enjoy on your journey toward healthy living.

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DEAL: Save 15% on your first subscription! Use coupon code WELCOME15OFF.

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The September 2016 box included: fruit fly bait, cashew butter, a produce freshness extender, tiger nuts, deodorant, protein powders, crackers, nuts and kale chips.

All of September 2016’s products came listed on the enclosed fold out description page.

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Aunt Fannie’s Fly Punch! Dive Jar Fruit Fly Trap ($7.99) smells strongly of vinegar at first, though the scent subsides after a while. This is probably linked to its potency; each jar will last for about 30 days, although it’s most effective for the first two weeks of use.

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I’ve had this open in my kitchen for some time now and although it hasn’t caught any fruit flies yet, I haven’t seen any for  it to catch either, which is always a good thing!

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The Caveman’s Cupboard’s Cinnamon Cashew Cave Butter ($9) is fantastic! Were I on a strict  diet, this would be my go-to dessert. It satisfied my sweet tooth and left me feeling satisfied.

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It had the consistency of fresh peanut butter, but the cinnamon and honey made it such a special treat. I loved that it doesn’t require refrigeration, although given how quickly I’m sure to get through it, that’s not as big of a deal as it otherwise would be.

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This Bluapple ($5 based on the cost of 2) helps to prolong the freshness of produce. By absorbing ethylene gas, the bluapple allows fruits and vegetables to keep in a refrigerator for up to three times as long as those that are stored without a bluapple.

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These Tigernuts ($3) didn’t actually taste like nuts at all. Probably because they’re actually root vegetables!

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They’re starchy and just a bit chewy and have a nutty and slightly sweet flavor. I thought they were quite tasty. I couldn’t decide which version I preferred. Peeled? Sliced? I’ll take both, please.

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I was excited to use the enclosed deodorant!

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Schmidt’s Bergamot Lime Deodorant ($2.25 based on the cost of a 2 oz jar) smells fantastic and works well too. Its bright scent is a pick me up first thing in the morning.

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I liked the flavor of Foods Alive’s Lemon Chia Crunch Power Snackers ($6.79). It had a full mouth oily feel to it which I found interesting, but not off-putting. Made with chia, flax, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds and reishi mushrooms, this snack couples an omega-3 punch with lots of protein and fiber. It’s a snack to feel good about.

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Every month you can expect to receive two powders with your subscription. This month featured the Vanilla and Chocolate Raw Organic Protein Powders from Garden of Life (on sale for $6.32 based on the cost of 20).

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These soy-free, organic, plant-based protein powders each contain 22 g of protein and boast live probiotics and enzymes. Each powder contains each one of the essential amino acids along with whole food, fat-soluble vitamins.

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Although I found the initial taste of the chocolate protein shake a bit off-putting, that quickly gave way to a nice, lush chocolate that I enjoyed very much.

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Upon hitting my palette, the vanilla protein shake tasted a lot like the chocolate. The difference was that when that initial taste passed, it was replaced by a pleasant, light sweetness. As far as protein powders go, I enjoyed both of these very much.

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To round out this month’s snack selections, RawBox scent a bag of Truffle Almonds and Kale chips.

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I thought Sun Biotics’ Truffle Almonds ($4) were incredibly tasty, and I don’t typically like truffles! As an added bonus, these organic almonds are infused with probiotics to help support healthy digestion.

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I was likewise surprised by how much I enjoyed Alive and Radiant’s Perfectly Plain Kale Krunch ($6). Even though it’s called perfectly plan, it’s not just dried kale; it’s kale that has been coated with nuts, seeds, nutritional yeast, sugar, apple cider vinegar, salt, lemon, and onion. Mmm. It’s a very tasty alternative to a chip!

I think RawBox’s curation is excellent. Each month, they select tasty raw snacks for their subscribers to enjoy. Each box also includes at least a couple of beauty and home products as well as two powders that you can use to make smoothies. They’re focused on helping their subscribers live a healthy lifestyle, and I think they fulfill their mission admirably. I’m always eager to see what lies in store for me when I open up my box each month. I can’t wait to see what they come up with next month!

Have you tried out RawBox? What do you think of their products?

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