FitSnack October 2017 Subscription Box Review & Coupon

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Fit Snack is a monthly subscription box delivering healthy nutritious snacks directly to your door. Every month, expect 7-10 full-size items plus samples of delicious and healthy snack foods. Fit Snack curates its boxes according to the following criteria:

  • Each product always containing two or more of the following: GMO-free, high in protein, low in sugar, gluten free, organic, raw, vegan and all natural.
  • Plus, we add in bonus items such as energy boosters, nutritional supplements, or refreshing beverages.
  • Finally, we find a little space for exclusive workouts, workout gear or other active lifestyle inspiration.

In previous months, I’ve been disappointed with Fit Snack because the 7-10 items were either not full-size or not snack foods, but instead things like supplements or gum or beverages or the like.  Recently, Fit Snack has been a bit better…but this month is another disappointment.  Only one or two items would actually qualify as a snack.

Here’s a look at everything in this month’s box.

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Each month includes an information card – on one side of the card, Fit Snack provides a workout for the month.

On the other side of the information card, there are details about each of the items (and lots of times, a coupon code for buying more of what you like).  There are often “bonus items” not listed on the card – there were two in this month’s box.  Unfortunately, even though it was listed, there were no Beanitos in my box – which is too bad, because I actually like those and they are a snack.

Wicked Lekker Tea:  I’m not much of a rooibos tea drinker – I tasted this, but it wasn’t really for me.  Additionally, a drink isn’t really a snack in my mind – and the selection criteria for Fit Snack indicates that beverages will be included as a bonus item.  Unfortunately, it was one of the few full-size items in the box – so it seems it was included as an actual, not bonus, item.

Herbal Strategy:  I’m not exactly sure what this is – the website from the information card (and on the product itself) doesn’t seem to offer or describe this product.  The packet says to add to a daily smoothie – but that’s about all I know.  A powder to add to a smoothie is definitely not a snack, plus I don’t like that the website associated with the product doesn’t seem to have anything to do with these little packets.

Chops Beef Jerky:  Finally, a real snack!  I’ve had Chops Beef Jerky before and it is delicious.  Chops makes an incredibly moist and well-seasoned jerky.

Zippy Chocolate Energy Truffles:  I’ve also had these truffles before – this variety is salted caramel, which was very yummy.  In addition to delicious chocolate and caramel, these truffles have caffeine and guarana for a little extra boost.  While I don’t generally consider candy bites to be a snack, this isn’t as problematic to me as the herb packets above or the sweetener below.

Zen Sweet Monkfruit Sweetener:  Sugar substitute is not a snack.  Sugar substitute is not even a product I’m very interested in.

Ultra Nourish Protein Powder:  I do regularly drink protein smoothies.  This is a new brand for Fit Snack to include – there is usually at least one smoothie or protein powder packet in each month’s box.  The flavor of this powder is fine.

VItal Fit Tart Cherry Powder:  I drink tart cherry juice as part of my recovery from training.  I appreciate its value as a supplement, but I don’t consider this sample of cherry powder to be a snack.  It can be mixed in with water, other beverages, or even foot – it has a very mild flavor.

Beanitos:  The box, according to the information card, was supposed to include this snack…but this item was missing from my box.

Bonus items – Top Bit Food Topping and Pomegranate Berry Drink Mix:  Neither of these are snack items, but it bothers me less since they are specifically bonus items (not on the information card.  Both items have been included before in a previous Fit Snack box.

The October box is a giant step backwards for Fit Snack.  I’m incredibly disappointed in how far they have diverted from their promise of including 7-10 full-size snacks with bonus supplements.  Basically this was a box full of supplements with 1-2 snacks.  I hope that Fit Snack gets back to their stated mission, as they had in the last few months.

What do you think of this month’s box?

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