The Daily Goodie Box – Gertrude Hawk Bar , Run Gum Energy Gum, Pipcorn, Miss Jones Cookie Mix, Wild Foods Cocotropic, Elemental Herbs – All Good Organic Skin Food, Savi chocolate protein bar, True natural – Benecos Lip Gloss, Älsa Alsa – Energy Drink Mix Reviews

The day the Daily Goodie Box had chosen me to test their sample and full-size items, I was overjoyed. They have a variety of products mixed into one little goodie box. 

Their products vary from food to beauty products. Being that my blog consists of a lifestyle blog, this Daily Goodie Box theme fit perfectly to help my followers and viewers detailed information about new products that come out in our everyday lives. 

I also encourage you to participate with The Daily Goodie Box, because they are one of the best free sample boxes out there.  


The items I was chosen to review were the Gertrude Hawk – Peanut Butter Meltaway Bar, RunGum – Energy Gum, Pipcorn – Delicious Mini Popcorn, Wild Foods – Cocotropic, Chocolate Nootropic Drink, Elemental Herbs – All Good Organic Skin Food in lemongrass, full-size Bhakti – Yerba Maté Chai Artisan Tea,Savant Naturals – Savi Crisp Chocolate Protein Bar,True Natural – Benecos Natural Beauty Lip Gloss,Miss Jones – Organic Cookie Mix, and Älsa – Energy Drink Mix. 

I was very curious to see how all these little items would turn out. I have never tried any of these brands before. They were very different than what I have seen in the market. 


The first brand and item from the goodie box I would like to talk about is the Gertrude Hawk – Peanut Butter Meltaway Bar

In my experience, this chocolate heavenly tasting bar literally melts slowly in your mouth. You can taste that the peanut butter is very creamy and does not have any hard textures to it. The chocolate shell has a perfect hardcover bite.

Filling: The filling is made out of creamy peanut butter with smooth no hard texture.

Amount: 1.75 Ounces per bar.

Chocolate shell: It is a hard to soft shell that melts slowly in your mouth.

Other Yummy Varieties: 

  • Dark Chocolate Mint Bar
  • Dark Chocolate Coconut Custard Bar
  • White Chocolate Truffle Bar
  • Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bar
  • Solid Dark Chocolate Bar
  • Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Bar
  • Peanut Butter Meltaway Bar 
  • Milk Chocolate Solid Bar 
  • Milk Chocolate Caramel Bar





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The second item I would like to talk about is the 
Run Gum.

The Run Gum will be perfect for those that enjoy that extra boost for exercise or just running around doing your errands or whatever you fancy during the day. 


If you are addicted to gum as many of us can be, this would be a perfect way to boost your day. The run gum is supposed to help you give you energy and give you the best performance in your sports and life. 

I had tried two different flavors of  Run Gums. They have a variety of 3 flavors. The three flavors they carry are mint, cinnamon, and fruity. The first flavor I had tried was the Cinnamon and the second one I had tried was the mint. 

Run Gum Experience:

Texture: At first when I chewed it, it crumbled into bits of pieces in my mouth, but the more I chew on it, it became gummy like. Then it turned into gum.

Cinnamon Gum Taste: It is a very light cinnamon taste. Is not overpowering or intense like Big Red gum for example. 

Mint Gum Taste: The mint flavor is not intense either like Doublemint gum for example, but it has subtle mint soothing flavor.

Energy: It does give you a gradual boost of energy as you go throughout the day. It lasted about 5 to 6 hours for me. 

Ingredients: The Run Gum is filled with Caffeine, taurine, and b-vitamins. It is like the energy drinks and energy shots, but you do not need to drink it. You easily chew it. It also enters your system quicker than drinks, shots, or gels. 

Amount of Caffeine per piece: 50 mg

Amount of Taurine per piece: 20 mg

Tip:  If you are running or doing any kind of sports or any physical activity, chew one gum before you start, and chew one after you start. It gives you a more steady energy boost and more chewing fun. 

Worth it: It is worth it if you are looking for that special chewing gum that will help with your energy boost for all of your physical activities. It is also perfect for those who can not stomach energy drinks, coffee, or tea. 




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The third exciting item would be the Pipcorn.

The Pipcorn was so much fun to eat and just feel on your hands and in your mouth. It is full of flavor.  
My family and I are popcorn fans, and we enjoy eating popcorn during our movie nights and also as snacks throughout the week. 

We were all eager to try this new smaller version of popcorn than what we are used to eating. We tasted these smaller versions of popcorn called pipcorn, and they have intense flavor in each little popcorn. It does have very few hulls and the ones that are left are soft hulls. 

Taste: It tasted intense. 

Color: Yellow popcorn popped white. 

Size: 1/2 the size of regular popcorn. 

Hulls: Very soft or and very little to no popcorn hulls left.

Ingredients: Simple ingredients, such as popcorn kernels with no GMO, olive oil, and sea salt. No preservatives are used in these mini popcorns called Pipcorn with softer hulls or no hulls.

Where to purchase: You can always get your very own Pipcorn here.







The fourth exciting item would be the Miss Jones Cookie Mix

The Miss Jones Cookie Mix are made with better ingredients than your typical cookie.  These cookies are super delicious and even better than the original homemade baked cookies. Their taste is intense and melts in your mouth. My whole family enjoyed it and we had to purchase a few more  Miss Jones Cookie mix bags after that. 

My family and I always appreciate a brand that cares about us as their customers, and Miss Jones Cookies does just that. They care about the ingredients they put into their cookie or baking mixes. They always have the best quality of ingredients in their baking mixes and products. 

Benefits of Mis Jones Cookies:

  • Certified 90% Organic

  • Vegan, dairy-free, and soy-free

  • No Hydrogenated oils or trans fats

  • No Artificial colors or flavors

  • Vegan-friendly

  • Sprinkles are made with vegetable dyes

  • Pronounce every ingredient found in the product


The number of cookies made in each cookie mix package: 

  • Each cookie mix package makes 18 cookies

This is the image of how the cookies looked after it had baked in the oven for 9 minutes. 





Baking Instructions: 


Ingredients to blend together with the Miss Jones Cookie Mix: 

  • 3 tablespoons of butter, margarine, or coconut oil. I used the solidified coconut oil in my Miss Jones Cookie Mix.

  • Use the whole entire bag of Miss Jones Cookie Mix.

  • Use one egg.

  • Mix together with an electrical blender or whisk with by hand with your whisk.

  • After making it into a dough, use a tablespoon to scoop out per cookie dough and roll into a ball with the palm of your clean washed hands. 

  • You will have a set of 18 rolled little balls to bake.

Bake:

  • Always preheat your oven
  • Bake in the oven for 350 Degrees Fahrenheit in the oven for 7 to 9 minutes long. 
  • The instructions said 11 minutes, but I did 9 minutes almost 10 minutes. It still came out good. 

Take it out of the oven and let it cool on your cookie cooling rack for 10 minutes before eating. Enjoy! Your whole family would appreciate this yummy cookie with better and healthier ingredients.

Where to purchase: You can also get your own Miss Jones Cookie Mix here.


This is the image of how the cookies mix looks before it is mixed with your electrical blender or whisk.



This is the image of how the cookies mix looks after it is mixed with your electrical blender or whisk and into a dough.




The fifth goodie from The Daily Goodie Box was the Wild Foods Cocotropic. 

This was one of the best energetic powders I have experienced and tasted. It has a cocoa taste in your drink while giving you a lot of energy with the ingredients that it has inside. It made me wide awake. I would take this in the morning or and in the midday when I would need the most energy boost. 

Blendable: I would drink it with either my tea or coffee drinks. Is better to use a hot beverage in order for this to blend well. I tried putting it into a cold beverage and the powder did not blend into well. 

Stamina Ingredient: Cocotropic has the ingredient Maca, which gives you heighten sexual stamina. My husband and I did notice that it does work for this occasion. 

Concentration: It does give you optimum concentration. I noticed that it works better than just using coffee or caffeine as concentration boost. It also does not give you fatigue or withdrawal. This is very good because you would want something to help with keeping you awake and focus and not just a small peak, but also not give you fatigue and withdrawal.

Other Benefits: 

  • Made from premium raw and natural ingredients
  • Reduce anxiety
  • 100% Pure and natural ingredients
Ingredients:

  • 100% Organic non-alkalized

  • Wild Cocoa powder

  • Reishi Mushroom extract

  • Organic Raw Maca Powder

  • Mucuna Pruriens Extract: This plant extract has a lot of benefits. 
  • It supports a healthy central & peripheral nervous system.
  • It supports the body to handle stress.
  • Is a natural source of Levodopa, which is also known as L-dopa.
  • It promotes healthy motor skills and coordination.
  • It supports the intellect.
  • It bolsters libido.
  • It also revitalizes both male and female reproductive system.
  • Organic Turmeric 


Where to purchase: You can get your very own Wild Foods Cocotropic for your energy boost and heighten stamina here.


In the image, I had mixed my teabag with the Wild Food Cocotropic.

 In the image, I I had put in 1 teaspoon of Cocotropic into my 6 ounces of fluid and tea.



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The sixth goodie is the Elemental Herbs – All Good Organic Skin Food: 

This good I received had lemongrass in it. When I first tried it on my face close to my eyes, it did sting and I had to wash that area close to my eyes. The one without the lemongrass, which I did not receive would have not done that. 

Then I rubbed it all over my arms. It made my arms soft and moist. Lemongrass is also good against mosquitos. I thought this would be perfect for that. If you are looking for something that will moisturize your skin and has no artificial ingredients and pure, the All Good Coconut Oil Skin Food would be fantastic. Coconut oil could serve as a natural sunscreen, but I do advice to use the real sunscreen with the other ingredients to protect your skin from the harsh sun rays. 

Ingredients in the lemongrass infused: Organic unrefined virgin (coconut) oil and Organic Cymbopogon flexuous (lemongrass) essential oil. 

Application: You can sue the All Good Coconut Oil Skin Food after a shower, during a massage, or just as a baby is out of the bath. Warm your hands together and rub All Good Skin Food all over the body for instant deep moisture.



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The seventh goodie was one of my favorite ones, it was the Benecos Lipgloss

This is a European lipgloss. I noticed that it is made in Germany and the pamphlet that it came with said it was from Germany. 

This lipgloss is made with more natural products. I received this Benecos Lipgloss in the color Rose Garden. It is a nice raspberry color and when applied to your lips it looks like a light pink, but not too light. You could see the shape of my full lips and color with this lip gloss.  

Shade showed and received:
 Rose Garden, which is like a raspberry color. It supposes to be a kissable plum-pink color. It supposed to be the reminiscence of the delectable berries and wine.


Appearance or finish: It gives you a sheer finish. 

Main Ingredients: 

  • Infused with nourishing and moisturizing
  1. Organic castor seed oil
  2.  Organic sunflower oil
  • Vitamin E
  • Pure mineral pigments to give the gloss its natural sheer appearance.


Ingredients : Castor seed oil, Lanolin, Canola/Tung Oil, Copolymer, Silica, Mica, Beeswax, Frangrance, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Limonene, Candellila wax, Linalool, and Benzyl Benzoate.

It may contain: Ultramarines, purple manganese, calcium aluminum borosilikate, maltodextrin, and tin oxide.  

  • It is certified organic because of the component of natural essential oils. 

  • It is cruelty-free.

  • It is gluten-free.


How to apply:  Apply as you desire. I would put on three coats to get more color on my lips. 

Consistency: It is a semi-thick to thin consistency. 

Stickiness: This lipgloss is a little bit sticky as other lipgloss can be.

The variety of colors available:

  • Praline
  • Berry
  • Rose Garden
  • Flamingo
  • Kiss Me
  • Pink Blossom



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The eighth goodie was the Älsa – Energy Drink Mix. 

This drink was very yummy and delicious. My husband and I always enjoy energy drinks. This one was a treat because it tasted like fruits. I was given a sample of 3 packets to try. 
The varieties given to me was Three Citrus, Dragon Fruit, and Pomegranate. My favorite one was pomegranate.  The idea is that this drink is supposed to give you energy for your mind and body.

Energy: It did give me energy that lasted about 5 to 6 hours. It was not a strong energy. It was just a bit of an awakening. Is very mild.

Other benefits:

  • Vitamin C, B6 and B12, which helps your immune support

  • Electrolytes for enhanced hydration. 

  • White tea and yerba mate extracts. These help to boost energy and deliver antioxidants. 

  • Congnizin Citicoline, which is clinically studied for sustained mental energy, enhanced concentration, and healthy memory function.

  • PurEnergy: This has less caffeine, and it delivers more efficiently for approximately 6 hours. 

  • pTeroPure: Also known as Petrostilbene. It is similar to resveratrol, with a strong antioxidant value. It is 60% more effective and bioavailable. It also supports the heart, health, memory function, weight management, and anti-aging. 

  • Vegan-friendly

  • Gluten-free

  • No artificial flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives.


Taste of the Three Citrus packet: 
It tasted like oranges with a bit of a lemon touch. You can taste the vitamins a little bit in it.

Color: It is a light orange color.

Taste of the Dragon Fruit packet:  
It tasted like a mix of light fusion of dragon fruit and vitamins.

Color: It is a light pink color.

Taste of the Pomegranate: 
It did taste like pomegranate, but a bit like berries too for some reason, and a light touch of vitamins.

  Color: It is a dark pink color.

This is an image, I had taken with my camera below is of how the pomegranate vitamin mix on the go from Alsa looks like when stirred in well with just water. It looks like a dark pink color. 


This is how it looks when is being poured into the glass of water: 

This is an image, I had taken with my camera below is of how the Three Citrus vitamin mix on the go from Alsa looks like being poured into the water. 


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The ninth goodie was The Bhakti Yerba Mate Chai Artisan Tea. 

This was such a yummy warm tasting tea. It literally warmed your body with not just the heat from the water but the heat from the spices. The spices are not spicy but are very warming. It will not sting you, trust me. 

If you are looking to lose weight. This tea is perfect. It helps to get your metabolism running. The spices blended together in this tea are very good for your health and especially the yerba mate. It is used in South America for energizing the body and mind as well as health. 

The Bhakti Yerba Mate is not smoked and it mixes very well with their rich antioxidant black tea and ginger spice blend. It creates a chai mix, taste, and feeling.

The amount in each tin: The Bhakti Tea carries 14 see-through triangle silk fancy tea bags. 

Ingredients: 

  • Organic Fresh Yerba Mate
  • Organic Fair Trade Black Tea
  • Spices
  • Safflower Petals


Varieties of Bhakti Tea: 

  • Yerba Mate: It is made with yerba mate, fair trade black tea, spices, and safflower petals. 
  • – This tea is known for the health and energizing benefits in South America. It mixes well with the antioxidant black tea and ginger spice blends to make a chai experience.

  •  Fiery Masala: It is one of the Bhakti Tea’s award-winning tea blend. It has a blend of black tea, ginger, and spices.

  • Green Tea Tulsi Chai: It has a blend of green tea, tulsi, ginger, and spices.

  • Rooibos Chai: It has a blend of rooibos, ginger, and spices.




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The tenth and last goodie were the Savi Crisp.

This Savi Crisp taste amazing for a protein crisp bar. It does not taste like it has chemicals or any of those no so good tasting ingredients that you may find in some bars.

Taste:  This literally tasted like rice crispy treats with a bottom layer of chocolate with drizzled chocolate. It was heaven to my mouth. It was a real treat for my whole family. I am sure it will be a real treat for your family as well. 

Benefits: 

  • Protein: It is high in protein per bar.

  • No artificial sweeteners, flavors, or colors.

  • Fiber: It has 6 grams of fiber per bar.

  • Sugar: It ahs 5 grams of sugar per bar.

  •  Gluten Free


Safety Warning:

Contains Soy, Milk, Egg, Almonds. Manufactured in a facility that processes wheat, peanuts, and tree nuts.

Ingredients:

Protein blend , soluble corn fiber, sugar, palm and palm kernel oil, glycerin, organic invert syrup, tapioca starch, water, brown rice, corn starch, soy flour, natural flavors, salted butter, yogurt powder, sesame seeds, rice syrup, inulin, salt, pea fiber, almonds, agar, vanilla extract, monk fruit extract, soy lecithin, calcium carbonate, xanthan gum, tocopherols, baking powder, yeast, and sodium hydroxide.

Taste: It tastes like a light vanilla rice crispy treat. 

Pulling apart: When pulled apart it is not tough, and it is not too soft. 

Sticky: It is not too sticky.

Crisp: It is soft, chewy, and the crispiness is just right. 

Scent: It smells like vanilla cupcakes.

Directions:

Use as part of a well-regulated diet.







In my conclusion to all the items I have tested out from The Daily Goodie Box, I would say that it brings a pretty good amount of valuable goods that could become part of your daily food or products you would use. It had a variety of goodies varying from food to beauty products, which I always enjoy discovering and sharing and educating my viewers.

Let me know which of the products discussed from The Daily Goodie Box did you enjoy best? Are you going to try any of them?