Win a $50 Shopping Spree!

Recently, a company called iHerb contacted me, asking if I would like a $50 shopping spree for myself and a $50 shopping spree for one of my readers. Um, yes please!


I’d actually never heard of iHerb before, but I soon found out that they are an online reseller that carries close to 20,000 natural products, including vitamins, herbal supplements (vegan, vegetarian, raw, gluten free), cosmetic/skincare products, and, my favorite — over 1,000 grocery items (many of them organic)! This site is awesome if you’ve been having trouble finding things like brown rice syrup, chia seeds, whole wheat pastry flour, and the like locally. They have it all — it’s like an online Whole Foods or something! Sweet :) Plus, they offer free shipping for orders over $40 and their website is super simple and easy to navigate.

With my $50 shopping spree, I purchased the following goodies:


First up — Organic Whole Wheat Pastry Flour. I was all out and as you know, I use it in almost all my muffin recipes!


Next up — a huge container of Chia Seeds! These are nutritional superstars and I toss them in oatmeal, cereal, and baked goods.


Next were a few things I’ve been wanting to try but hadn’t gotten around to yet — Nutritional Yeast Flakes:


Organic Coconut Oil:


And Hemp Seeds! Also majorly nutritious.


I’m excited because nutritional yeast, hemp seeds, and coconut oil are called for in a number of the awesome looking recipes in this book by Brendan Brazier.


It’s called Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life. Clearly I’m far from vegan, but I’m a big fan of vegan and vegetarian recipes and it’s always fun to mix things up and try cooking with ingredients you don’t know as well. If you’re looking for some new super healthy recipes and a very interesting read (he goes into a lot of detail about which foods are good for you and why, nutritionally), I’d highly recommend this book. It even includes a 12-week meal plan and over 100 allergen-free recipes with raw food options. Cool!

The last thing I purchased with my $50 shopping spree was this little tube of Vanilla Vegan Hemp Lip Balm! Hehe. Just for fun :)


ANYWAY! Back to the purpose of this post — a giveaway! Want to win your own $50 shopping spree on

Here’s how to enter — each option is an additional entry!

  1. Leave a comment telling me what you would buy from iHerb were you to win the $50.
  2. Tweet about this contest on Twitter (include a link to this post and @fannetasticfood),and then leave another comment telling me you tweeted.
  3. If you have a blog, mention and link back to this contest in one of your posts, and then leave another comment letting me know you blogged about it.
  4. Mention and link back to this contest on your Facebook page, then leave another comment telling me you Facebooked it.

Be sure to post a separate comment for each entry option you do!

Guess what? This is finally a giveaway that’s open to both U.S. AND international residents! :) (Just FYI though: international winners will be responsible for any customs fees, duties and taxes).

You have until Monday morning (January 31st) at 9 a.m. EST to enter, when I will draw and announce the winner! Good luck :)


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    Would loveeee to buy gluten free Bob Red Mills products with this!

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    I tweeted!!

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    I facebooked!!

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    Definitely a host of diff flours so I can bake for my celiac friend!

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    This is an amazing giveaway! I think you’ve got my shopping list down…I would love to buy chai seeds and nutritional yeast. And some other good protein finds to “beef” up my meat free diet.

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    I tweeted, via @eatslovehappy.

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    This is awesome! I’d buy some Bob’s Red Mill products, Jason Natural mouthwash, and chia seeds, which I’ve been wanting to try.

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    Terrific giveaway. My skin is very sensitive, so I will buy their cosmetic and skin care products. I will also buy chia seeds and would love to try the spelt flour.

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    I would love to buy a green supplement power (something similar to Amazing Grass) for my summer smoothies. They’re a little to expensive for me to buy straight out right now. I’d probably checkout their supplement selection too.

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    I want to try some of the Bob’s Red Mill products–they look great!

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    Oh, this is awesome! I’d definitely buy hemp seeds — I’ve been yearning to use them to make my own hemp milk.
    I’d also buy anything eith elderberry to keep me healthy through this cold maine winter.
    And I <3 Bob's Red Mill!

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    I would buy a bunch of gluten-free flours, nunaturals vanilla stevia droplets, and maybe some hair care products!

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    Tweeted the giveaway!

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    I most definitely am envious of the whole wheat pastry flour! I see your awesome recipes all the time and can never find it! So I’d love to purchase that. And of course I always need to stock back up on chia seeds!

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    I tweeted! :)

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    Thanks for the giveaway. I would definitely like to try nutritional yeast so I’d buy that, also chia seeds because I’m out of them.

    Have a nice weekend!

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    I would love organic bath products as well as coconut oil for cooking and some other goodies.

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    mmmm i would definitely buy coconut oil (LOVE for raw desserts), hemp seeds (want to try!) and WW pastry flour (still havent baked with this yet!) i’d also buy some of their doctor’s best digestive enzymes – they are the BEST.

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    I would definitely buy some whole wheat pasty flour, and maybe try out the skin care products? Great giveaway!! :)

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    I tweeted!

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    I think I’d get some much needed vitamins, and maybe some dried cherries!

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    I would buy the chia seeds, nutritional yeast and coconut butter, maybe some ww pastry flour too – and a yummy nut butter!!

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    I would buy Cherry Pie Larabars (my sister’s favorite flavor), chia seeds, and acidophilus.

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    What a great site – I’d never heard of it before either! I would use the gift to get some vitamins and, similarly to you, to try a few new key things (nutrional yeast, etc) to try some of the recipies that I’ve been seeing in the blog world!

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    Awesome. I would get some nutritional yeast too (haven’t tried it yet!) and coconut butter.

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    Wow, I could spend a lot of time on! One thing I would for sure order would be chia seeds though!

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    ooh, thank you for the great giveaway! I have been pricing chia seeds, so I would definitely buy those and probably some fih oil capsules. Oh, and coconut oil, too! :)

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    I LOVE iHerb! I use them to purchase my protein powder that I’m obsessed with :)

    I would use $50 to buy brown rice syrup!! Haha.. no more molassesey tasting granola bars for me!

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    I would buy amazing grass, raw choco nibs and kombu! Things I’d love to try and can’t find or don’t buy often because of the expense (amazing grass!) Thanks!

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    Kirsten @ Cooking in Japan says

    I would also buy chia seeds and hemp seeds as I’ve never tried them.

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    I would love to win! I’d buy lots of healthy goodies: coconut butter, chia seeds, nutritional yeast…

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    I too would stock up some chia seeds and definitely want to try coconut oil!

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    I would basically get EVERYTHING you got – except a gluten free flour instead of wheat. That is a lot of stuff with $50!!

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    I’m glad you mentioned nutritional yeast….it’s something I’ve been wanting to try too! That would be the first on my list.

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    I would like to try some items I’ve heard about but haven’t gotten around to buying yet, like coconut oil, whole wheat flour, and some of the Bob’s Red Mill products!

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    I’ve been meaning to try coconut oil…so I’d definitely start with that.
    Great website!!!
    Thanks for doing a fun giveaway :)

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    That’s a lot for $50! I would try the nutritional yeast and the chia seeds – and I’m sure plenty more!

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    ahh i would buy all the Artisana products!

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    i tweeted!

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    I would also pretty much get everything you did! I’ve been wanting to try the Bob’s Red Mill products, and of course coconut oil is always delish!

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    Oh wow a giveaway that also includes us international readers is such a rarity that I just have to comment and enter :)

    What I would buy? I checked the site and I would definitely buy the things that I cannot buy in stores over here (Slovenia in Europe). Chia seeds would be my first choice, followed by goji berries and Kashi bars. After that I might also buy some skin care products as I have a very sensitive skin.

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    OOhh! I love Bob’s Red Mill products!! What wouldn’t I buy?! I’ve been wanting to buy coconut oil for the longest time now! :-)

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    I would get hemp protein and cocoa butter to cook with.

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    To buy gluten-free! I was recently diagnosed in May, and am still searching for the best gluten-free products. This is definitely a good place to start! :)

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    I was so confused when I first opened your post – I had been on iherb MINUTES before and thought I had clicked on the wrong page. I’ve ordered vitamins and other supplments before and have been very pleased. I’d like to order a calcium supplment and some nutritional yeast flakes.

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    I am SO jealous you got to spend $50 on this site! They have so many amazing products! If I won I would buy a bunch of supplements: liquid aloe vera, DHA, and probably a good B vitamin! This site has so many things to choose from it was really be hard! I WANT EVERYTHING :)

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    I also mentioned and linked your giveaway in my latest post… check it out:

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    This site is awesome! I would get the rice protein powder and then probably spend the rest on the Ecco Bella cosmetics. ;)

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    I also tweeted it – I want to win SO bad haha :)

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    I would go for the goods to make more homemade bread ie. whole wheat flour, rapid rising yeast, molasses, honey, seeds and nuts! I would also like to get a bag of those hemp seeds!

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    I would also like to buy coconut oil and other fun ingredients that are hard to shell out the money for at the store when you are not sure you will like them or will know what to do with them. Maybe I will buy ingredients to make homemade sushi! That would be fun and I have never tried to make sushi before!

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    I would love the wheat bran, flax seed, lip balm , and to try all the different coffees!

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    I would definitely buy some coconut oil and my protein powder (because it’s so much cheaper there).

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    I’d love to try nutritional yeast – all those “cheese” sauces people blog about look great

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    Coconut oil! It’s so expensive, but if I got it for free I wouldn’t feel so bad using lots of it :D

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    I would probably buy whole wheat pastry flour, amazing grass, coconut butter aka all the things I cant find in Australia!

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    I’d try the Vega Vanilla Chai protein powder. It’s the one I’m most curious about, but it’s a little too rich for my blood. This would be the perfect opportunity to give it a shot!

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    I can never find the fancy flours in a bunch of recipes, so it’d be great to get those!

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    I would definitely try coconut oil because I have yet to splurge on it, and I would love to find a new protein powder!

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    Jen Robinson says

    I would definitely buy whole wheat pastry flour so i don’t have anymore muffin disasters when i try your recipes :)

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    Jill in Chicago says

    Coconut Oil all the way! I’ve seen it used in so many health blog recipes (Ashley at Edible Perspective, for example, seems to use it quite a bit) and I can never quite stomach the price tag at Whole Foods.

    I’m off to peruse iHerb — looks like a great site!

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    So fun! I’m entering. :) What do you do with Nutritional Yeast Flakes? I’ve never heard of them!

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      They’re used to make vegan “cheese”! I’m going to do some experimenting :)

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      p.s. Here’s what I would buy with my $50!
      Jason Natural, Ester-C Creme, Anti-Aging Moisturizer (because winter is wreaking havoc on my skin)
      Nature’s Answer, Chia Seed (because I’ve never used them and am intrigued!)
      Now Foods, Healthy Foods, Certified Organic Flax Seed Meal (also never used flax seed and think I could bake some yummy things with it)
      Bob’s Red Mill, Organic Extra Thick Rolled Oats (because I love making homemade granola and always need oats)
      Avalon Organics, Lavender Renewal & Vitality Hydrating Toner (because this sounds SO refreshing!)

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    I have been meaning to try coconut oil so I would definitely get some of that, along with restocking my chia seed supply, and maybe a green powder! There are so many options!

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    I just got lost in that site for far too long. :)

    I might get a box of Larabars that aren’t available in Canada – chocolate chip cookie dough or chocolate chip brownie? (or both) They’re out of stock at the moment, however.

    Other things that caught my eye include raw cacao nibs, coconut oil & body lotion.

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    Thanks for the giveaway! I would try flax seeds & coconut oil

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    i’ve been wanting to try chia seeds but didn’t want to spend the money in case i didn’t like them. FREE is a perfect way to try them!

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    What a great giveaway! I would get some chia seeds for sure…I can’t seem to find them anywhere around me!

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    Chia seeds and lots of Bob’s Red Mill goodies!

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    I am desperate need of hemp seed and nooch!

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    Chia seeds and coconut oil! And probably something for skin care too, since my skin can be sensitive. (I found whole wheat pastry flour locally. :P)

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    Hiyoooo, I tweeted!


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    I recently bought nutritional yeast and I love it! :D So I would definitely buy some. I would also get some Bob’s Red Mill products.

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    I would definitely buy some chia seeds as I’ve been wanting to try them for months now. Also some nutritional yeast so I can attempt Oh She Glow’s vegan cheese sauces!

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    I also tweeted about the give away! :D (Twitter Handle- @singingrunner23)

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    Chia seeds for sure + coconut oil. I’ve been meaning to try both products but have such a hard time spending so much money on things! Being able to try those for free would allow me to see if they are something I really like and need!

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    Anything Bob’s Red Mill

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    Oh boy, hard decision! Well chia seeds for starters because I’ve never had them before but am dying to try them because I see them in so many great recipes!

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    Chia seeds – haven’t ever tried them before!

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    I would stock up on hemp seeds and chia seeds. I use them in my granola bars for added protein and omega-3s!

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    you lucky duck!

    i would get some natural factors chocolate whey powder! i’m completely out of protein…not good! :)

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    I would buy some seeds and nuts because I learned I am not getting enough fat in my diet. I would love to try coconut oil and some new cereal.

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    I facebooked this

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    Elise Anderson says

    I think I’d actually buy everything you did–I need to restock stuff like coconut oil and nutritional yeast, and I’ve really been wanting to try chia and hemp seeds for a while now.

    Great giveaway!

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    Would love to try some of the high quality gluten -free products. As well as some vegan nutritional supplements.

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    Nuts. Lots of nuts, all different kinds!

    And probably some vitamins, and maybe coconut oil.


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    I also tweeted! (littlereadhead)

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    Vitamins and organic bath products! (Great idea, by the way!)

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    i would love to get nutritional yeast and protein powder~

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    Which links to my facebook page! (killing two birds with one stone =)

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    Sweet giveaway! I would get coconut oil and some protein powders!

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    I would love to try some of the Organic Pancake Mixes. Those type products aren’t really available in my area. SO much stuff to choose from!

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    I think my order would be fairly similar to yours :) One difference is that I could also use Almond Flour.

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    I would try coconut oil and nutritional yeast too!

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    i would try coconut oil and nutritional yeast too! i have been wanting to try both but nervous :) i also want to try almond flour (although i think i can make that myself?)

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    I’d love to get some great vanilla protein powder and goji berries!

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    I still have tried chia seeds, so I’d definitely get some of those!!

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    I would buy chia seeds (I’m running low) and some protein powder!!

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    And i tweeted!!

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    Great giveaway! I’d get some chia seeds, which I’ve been wanting to try, and I could always use some more WW flour. Thanks!

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    goji berries, whole wheat pastry flour, and who knows what else!

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    I’d love to try coconut oil, brown rice syrup, hemp seeds…the list goes on!

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    I would buy chia seeds!

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    The nutritional yeast and the chia seeds for sure. They are uber expensive at our grocery store.

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    Vegan protein powder!!! Where I live I have no access to it so that would be really helpful!

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    Face cream or nutritional yeast sounds good!

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    Vegan protein powder and chia seeds!!! Where I live I have no access to them so that would be really helpful!

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    I would try some coconut oil as well, along with agave nectar, pistachios, and almond flour :) mmmm

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    I tweeted!

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    I’d like to try cacao nibs and coconut oil. And then make something that incorporates both of those ingredients:)

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    I would love to try the Chia seeds! I’ve seen them all over the internet lately, but not in the grocery stores.

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    WW pastry flour for sure! And nutritional yeast-have been wanting to try but am a little scared…..

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    OMG I want! I reallyw ant to try chia seeds. I woudlnt’ mind getting some extra flour out of the deal too ;) SO many things to choose from! :)

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    I’d try coconut oil too, and also cocao nibs. They sound fun. :)

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    i tweeted! @cox_2446

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    MMM These ingredients sound great!

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    I would go on an amazing shopping spree! Similar to you, I’d do a major stock up on things that I use often!

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    The site looks great! I would love to buy the GF bread mix, muffin/scone mix, natural cookies, Kashi crackers….I could go on!…

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    I tweeted! @heysarasue

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    I’d love to win this gift certificate so I can try new things like nutritional yeast & maca powder!

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    I have been looking for a website such as this one! I have so many things I can’t buy at stores near my college- hemp seeds, barley and rye flakes, unsweetened almond milk, pistachios, etc.- that I would LOVE to use this card to help purchase!

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    Just facebooked it too!

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    I love iherb!! I would buy more cosmetics – I am in the process of changing everything in our home to better alternative. And perhaps try some alternative sweeteners.

    This stuff is stupid expensive IF one can find it in Norway. Sweden is a bit better on prices – but how often am I there!! I need iherb! :D Love, love love iherb.

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    i tweeted!

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    I would get some chia seeds (been thinking about adding them to my oatmeal too) and bob’s red mill TVP…works great in veg chili.

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    I have been wanting to try nutritional yeast as well! So many choices though!

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    I would buy some protein powder or organic nuts!

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    I would get coconut oil and other baking supplies. The website looks like a great option for those of us unwilling to go out in the cold to buy groceries. (Umm, not that I’m one of them or anything.)

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    I would buy some Chai Seeds and Hemp Seeds since I can not find them anywhere near where I live. I make your granola bars all the time and want to add the chai seeds :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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    I would buy protein powder

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    I tweeted!

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    I blogged about it! (

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    I would definitely get some nutritional yeast–I’m really curious about it. I would probably also get some nuts–almonds, peanuts, cashews to make some yummy nut butter!

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    Fabulous giveaway! Oh boy…the possibilities would be endless. I would say if I had to narrow it down I would stock up on items that I can’t find where I am. That would include..chia seeds, nutritional yeast flakes. I think I would even try out hemp seeds for the first time ever!! ;-)

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    Donna Porter says

    I really, really want to try coconut oil and chia seeds :)

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    I would definitely buy Chia seeds. I have trouble finding them and this would make life soooo much easier!!

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    I Tweeted!

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    I tweeted.

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    I’d try some chia seeds which have been on my list for a long time and I’d get some more whey protein powder for my green smoothies and after that I’d just drool on their web page.

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    I would want the chia seeds as well!

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    I would definitely try the whole wheat pastry flour. And try some different flavors of tea.

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    I would buy flax seed! Great giveaway!

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    I would love to check out this company for more alternatives to supplement my newly-acquired wheat-free/dairy-free diet. Living in upstate New York, where we are deprived of both Whole Foods AND Trader Joes, I’ve been purchasing most of my spelt, chia seeds, xanthum gum and potato starch either online or directly from the ONE gluten-free bakery in the area (which is $$$). So I will be checking out this company even if I don’t win your contest!
    Love your blog and your recipes! And a very big THANK YOU for letting your readers travel and run marathons vicariously (two things I’d love to do but somehow don’t get around to : )

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    I’ve been ordering from iHerb since Averie at Love Veggies and Yoga mentioned it a while back. It’s great! My family and I take a lot of supplements, so I would stock up on Nordic Naturals fish oil.

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    Ohh, I would love to win that! I would buy the chia seeds for sure, I can’t find them anywhere! Defs going to get that book, too! My friend is vegan, and it’s hard to cook for our big group of friends plus trying to keep things clean for him.

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    Whitney H. says

    Where to even start!?! I would stock up on chia seeds and nutritional yeast since I go through them both soooo fast!

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    There are so many things that I want from iherb right now! Most of the things that I want are things that you purchased as well…coconut oil, nutritional yeast, and hemp seeds. I’d also love to get some coconut butter and stevia!

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    I would buy chia seeds because I’m out, and I love them in oatmeal!

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    chia seeds, espically after seeing them all over blog land!

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    I would definitely buy some whole wheat pastry flour, and lots of the Bob’s Red Mill products…I’m always running out!

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    Well, I think I’d have to copy you and buy the nutritional yeast (so curious as to how this tastes) and the coconut oil. I may also stock up on Bob’s Red mill products. Fun giveaway!

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    I tweeted!

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    I posted about it. :)

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    & I linked to it on Facebook!

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    I’d get some cocoa butter lotion, arrowroot flour, walnut oil, some different flours, protein powder…and whatever fun, random things I set my eyes on :)

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    I would like to try the coconut oil!

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    I tweeted!

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    I would buy a variety of flours. I think it is a good idea to mix it up! :)

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    Definitely would buy whole wheat pastry flour since I’m running out of it and can’t find it nearby. Also, I’ve been wanting to try nutritional yeast and chia seeds but haven’t had extra money!

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    I would buy some supplements.

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    Whole wheat pastry flour and fun nut butters would be stupendous!!

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    I would love to experiment with different flours. Chia seeds are always a good thing to have on hand.

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    I love this site. I haven’t actually ordered from it but I browse often and think of what I would like to get. Chia seeds would be at the top of my list and I’ve been wanting to try Nutrional Yeast for awhile.

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    I’d love to stash up my Coconut Amino for soy free cooking and Coconut butter!!

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    Tweeted this giveaway!

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    I would buy coconut oil and gluten free flours! thanks!

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    This site has some good stuff on it! I would get some coconut butter because I have been wanting to try that on my oats. I also have been wanting to try nutritional yeast so I would add that as well.

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    i tweeted @liss396

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    Oh wow, what would I NOT try to buy is more like the question! I would love to purchase some chia seeds, flax, and nutritional yeast for sure. A cute lip balm doesn’t hurt, either ;)

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    I’d love some flax seeds and nutritional yeast!

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    I tweeted! @court20854

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    I really want to try coconut oil.

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    What a great giveaway!
    I would definitely buy hemp seeds and propably some vegan protein powder. And chia seeds. And…

    Greetings from good old Germany ;-)

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    Coconut oil! It’s so darn expensive that I have held off on buying it! This would be my chance!

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    Chia seeds & Bob’s Red Mill stuff, I’m obsessed!

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    I have a tube of that exact lip balm sitting at my desk right now!

    I would buy coconut oil (great for everything!!!) and nutritional yeast (try it on popcorn!!). Plus, I’d probably pick something random to test out. Maybe chia seeds.

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    chia seeds or different flours!

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    Jill in Chicago says

    Just want to add that I can’t wait to see what you do with the nutritional yeast! I’ve only used it once, in a vegan quiche recipe.

    Also I’ve recently been adding chia seeds to my oatmeal – they’re great for a little extra oomph!

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    I pimped this contest in the sidebar of my blog.

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    iherb has is for HALF of what my health food store charges.

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    I’m a poor college student, but I love hummus! I would buy tahini so I could make homemade hummus for myself and roommates!

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    i would also stock up on chia seeds…i use them in my oatmeal every morning and in a lot of recipes and i feel like the small bag i buy at whole foods isn’t very economical…i also really want to try the Vega chocolate shake n’ go smoothie mix, ive tried the vanilla chai whole food optimizer but the chocolate looks awesome!

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    AWESOME giveaway! I would want coconut meal! And farro! And cumin!

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    I would buy coconut butter! I’ve wanted to try it for ages!

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    I tweeted!

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    I facebooked!

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    I would definitely get some chia seeds. I’ve been wanting to try them since I love adding flax to my smoothies and oatmeal. Looks like you’re stocked for a little while at least!

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    I think I’d try steel cut oats…I’ve never had them!

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    I just spent way too much time browsing their website! They have so much stuff! I especially love all of their skin care products.

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    Cool site! I am interested in trying out new types of flours and grains.

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    ooooh! i could certainly use that gift certificate. i’ve been without chia seeds for a while and i’m about to run out of protein powder. my oatmeal and smoothies are becoming sadder by the moment without these additions!

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    i tweeted it also! (i’m @steff_says) :)

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    I would go for the chia seeds! Haven’t tried them yet but I’m very intrigued!

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    sweet! I love nutritional yeast! I make popcorn on the stove and put some soy sauce and nutritional yeast on it…amazing! It is also really yummy on salads. Mmmmm

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    You have no idea how much I’d love to win this. I can never enter giveaways because of being in Japan. Anyway, I’ve ordered from iHerb before and I can tell you they have EXCELLENT service and carry a lot of great products.

    I would order protein powder, chia seeds, nutritional yeast, and maybe some bars.

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    I tweeted this giveaway! :)

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    I would buy some maca powder, raw cacao powder and chia seeds!

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    I would buy coconut oil, because I’ve still never tried it!

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    I would by lots of gluten free products and chia seeds!!

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    I would definitely buy Brendan’s book and probably stock up on maca and mesquite powder! iherb is great!

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    I posted this on my blog :)

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    Tricia Kuchler says

    Hi! I would buy some Bob’s Red Mill products like Ground Flaxseed and Steal Cut Oats. I’m also interested in trying Chia Seeds and Pumpkin Seeds. And of course, some fun nut butter products like Cashew Butter and Clif Crunchy Peanut Butter bars. Mmm!

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    Tricia Kuchler says

    I tweeted! @TrySeeAh An awesome giveaway! @fannetasticfood

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    Colette jackson Hollenquest says

    Hi Just want to start by saying I just loveyour blog! I don’t respond however I have tried so many of your recipes and I live through your stories! Anywho I would purchase the Chia seeds hubby just dound a smoothie recipie that included these and also sprinula(sp) . I too would love to pick up the coconut oil it has so many goos uses. The whole wheat flour not pastry would be great too!

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    I would stock up on chia seeds! I can’t afford them as a broke ass graduate student, so winning this contest would be grand :-)

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    Vega anything. I love the vega bars. I know I can make my own version, but lets be honest, Brendan’s are just better.

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    ClaireroseC says

    I would get Vega and Hemp seeds.I would also try the nutritional yeast you got.I’ve been getting mine from the bulk bin @ Earthfare:-)cc

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    Colette jackson Hollenquest says

    I posted the Link on facebook! Thanks for the opportunity

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    I totally would stock up on oats & beans – for just in case we get snowed in scenarios that keep happening :)

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    Ooh, just today I could have used some buttermilk powder and I see they have it.

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    I would have to get the chia seeds! Cannot find them anywheres =/ And the coconut oil too, since every blogger uses it ]:

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    i would buy some gluten-free flour mixes, maca, goji powder and chia!

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    I’d buy chia seeds – I’m all out and I need them to make my favorite cookies!

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    I would get the nurtional yeast flakes and the whole wheat pastry flour.

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    Connie Stevens says

    i need more coconut oil

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    I love, love that iHerb site! I’d never heard of it before! My favorite, well, that’s tough, but I could sure use some spelt flour and whole wheat pastry flour! So I’d get one of those!

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    Posted the link to Twitter!

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    Posted the link to my FB page!

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    A giveaway open to international readers?!
    Sign me in!
    I’d buy Peanut Butter Cups (Atkins Endulge), Creamy Organic Peanut Butter, Nutritional Yeast Flakes, some Larabars and maybe some more Peanut Butter. Or maybe Xanatham Gum or Cacao Nibs instead of the PB Cups… So much to choose from! I’ve never had any of these :)
    I really really hope I win! I’d be SO HAPPY!
    My fingers are crossed!

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    I would get some Vega or Navitas Naturals products. Or else some more of the Amazing Grass chocolate superfood – I’m almost out.

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    I would buy some coconut oil, chia seeds, and some new products like amazing grass chocolate powder

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    i tweeted about the giveaway

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    I really want to try the NuNaturals brand of stevia.

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    I tweeted via @kellyfranks10

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    I wold love to try some of the AMazing Grass Poducts, hemp seeds or chia seeds and possible some nutritional yeast flakes. What a great giveaway! I hope I win!

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    I would buy coconut oil, some nut butters, whey protein powder, and brown rice syrup!

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    Tess Moore says

    Wow!!! What a give a way, thanks!!! I would definintly get some NuNatural stevia drops and chia seeds. I would like to get one of the Vega powders too. Have a great weekend!

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    Nice giveaway!

    I would snag some chia seeds, coconut oil, organic vanilla extract and some stevia!

    Have a great weekend!!

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    I tweeted about your shopping spree :)

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    Also, I would by more chia seeds (love them), liquid aminos, and millet! :)

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    I would buy Xantham gum and nutritional yeast because I have never tried them.

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    I tweeted the giveaway!

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    I linked the giveaway on my blog.

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    I’d love to restock my chia seed supply! Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway, Anne!

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    I’d buy wheat bran and chai seeds. I’ve never tried chia seeds, and I’m uber curious about them.

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    I tweeted!

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    I’d buy chia seeds, hemp seeds, chickpea flour, and stevia drops!

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    I would buy copious amounts of coconut oil and chia seeds!! I would clearly have to get some hemp seeds too, and some raw bars since it looks like this site has every single health product known to man:)

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    Tweet tweet!

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    I really want to try chia seeds and nutritional yeast.

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    I recently discovered your blog and I would use the shopping spree to go to town and start making all the recipes I’m bookmarking!

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    I tweeted

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    I Facebooked.

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    I would buy 20 lip balms because I’m obsessed with them :)

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    I would buy some stevia with it!

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    Adventurer says

    Me, too: 20 lip balms!

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    I would buy the coconut oil!

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    I bought my chia seeds from Iherb like last year, I got a great deal on a two pound bag! I’m really in need of a new multi-vitamin and I know I could find a great vegan one on there!

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    I’d buy Chia Seeds, Nutritional Yeast, and Guar/Xanathan Gum! :-)

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    Protein powder and nutritional supplements!

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    What a great giveaway! I’d love to get a jar of the Artisana 100% Organic Raw Coconut Butter – a health foodie staple I’ve been dying to try but can never seem to find! Would also love to get some Shen Min vitamins for my baby-fine thinning hair and some gluten-free all-purpose flour.

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    I’d buy Amazing Grass, Chia Seeds, Vanilla Stevia & Maca powder. Awesome giveaway!!

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    This sounds like an awesome giveaway! I live in central wisconsin where there isn’t a lot of healthy options and those that are around can be quite expensive. I order most of my specialty items online, and this looks like a great site! I would get the chia seeds and hemp seeds for sure. Plus a stock up on vegan beauty products (that lip balm looks amazing!). Being vegan in Wisconsin means learning to navigate shopping online. :)

    Thanks for the awesome post!

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    Lots of chia seeds and hemp seeds,never tried either of them because they are hard to find!

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    I’d maybe get some chia seeds and maybe amazing grass (i know I love them) or vega protein powder (haven’t tried yet)

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    What wouldn’t I buy???
    At the top of my list is definitely WW pastry flour, nutritional yeast and coconut flour

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    I tweeted!

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    I would definitely pick up some gluten free flour and brown rice syrup! :)

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    I would buy nut butters/nuts because I love getting my healthy fats in my diet on a daily basis. Thanks, Anne for this giveaway!

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    I would definitely jump on the nutritional yeast wagon!

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    CHIA SEEDS!! I still have yet to try this stuff.

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    I would love to try using chia seeds in baking etc! never tasted them! Also I’d love a nice big ol tub of protein mix

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    i would love to win this giveaway! there are SO MANY items that i’ve been wanting to try but are hard to find or pricey. i would of course stock up on chia seeds and coconut oil/butter. i also always like to try new protein powders for my smoothies, so maybe one of those!

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    i tweeted about your giveaway! (@learningsarah)

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    Oh my goodness…what WOULDN’T I buy with this???? Stock up on: chia seeds, nooch, coconut water (I’ve been out for way too long!), and some spices! :-)

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    I would buy amazing grass and chia seeds. Been wanting to try both desperately!

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    I would try some coconut oil and some healthy grains I’ve been itching to try!

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    Tweeted! :D @djaffee87

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    I would totally get the coconut oil, I have been dying to try it. And I tweeted :)

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    I’d buy some chia seeds and protein powder.

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    I just tweeted.

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    Yay for including Canada!

    I would probably stock up on Coconut oil! You can never have too much of it around! A close second would be hemp seeds though because I’m close to running out of those,

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    just tweeted about it! :)

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    if i had a $50 shopping spree to iHerb, i would probably some goji berries and chia seeds because i have always wanted to try them!

  284. 290 has so many Bob’s Red Mill products that I have never seen and would love to try!

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    Wow…I would buy so many different things! brown rice syrup, goji berries, chia seeds and probably some protein powder as well!

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    just tweeted!

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    I would LOVE to have 50 bucks from them! I would get some chia seeds, protein powder and nut butterl

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    I tweeted for you. I am @butterjessfly

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    Definitely the whole wheat pastry flour and coconut butter, plus several different sweeteners to try. I haven’t found one I love yet and am on a crusade!

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    I’d get the coconut oil. It worked wonders with my hair and since I ran out I can tell the difference. I miss it and thanks to your blog I remember I use to use it in the first place!

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    I just blogged about your giveaway, blog to be published at 7:30 am. Thanks Anne, check it out Thanks for a great giveaway Anne!!!!

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    I blogged here
    Great giveaway and good luck to everyone who is entering. :)

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    I am just starting to experiment in the kitchen, and I would love to win this shopping spree! I would probably buy whole wheat pastry flour because it is in so many recipes, but I haven’t bought it yet because it is so expensive!

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    Melissa Lawrence says

    Well, it would probably take me a while to decide with so many options! But I would definately get some Chia seeds to try. This is a wonderful giveaway, I am so glad you introduced me to this website.

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    It’s funny because I would buy almost the exact same things you did! I’d want to load up on nutritional yeast and chia seeds for sure! And, I’d probably buy some fancy flours while I’m at it!

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    Melissa Lawrence says
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    Melissa Lawrence says
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    I’d buy a lot of the same stuff as you…chia seeds, nutritional yeast, maybe some cacao nibs? I’d like to try some other Bob’s Red Mill flours, such as garbanzo bean.

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    I would love to buy Gluten free products especially Bob’s Red Mill.


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    I would love to buy some chia seeds!

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    Ohhh so many options! Hmm…chia seeds, nutritional yeast, idk what else!

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    I would buy chia seeds, chia seeds, and more chia seeds. I have never tried them since I’m a poor PhD student and I am dying to try them out!

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    I would LOVE to win this because iherb ship to the UK and I would finally be able to order and try some Larabars! I see them all over the blog world and have never gotten to try them =) I’d probably also order coconut oil too!

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    Aaaand I tweeted!

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    I would stock up on lots of raw goodies – nativas naturals brand and other expensive gluten free food products!

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    domestic diva says

    I would definitely get lots of coconut oil. We go through it so quickly!

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    Perfect for me to stock up on MyChelle skin care products — which I use religiously. Thanks!!

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    I’m almost out of stevia, so would love to restock!

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    I’d buy some random things I usually wouldn’t splurge on with my own money… maybe some goji berries, cacao nibs and coconut oil.

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    I would buy chia seeds and flax seed oil. I would also probably buy some type of protein mix for adding to smoothies.

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    i would get lip balm and conditioner and vitamins, and then i would get some nutritional yeast flakes, because apparently they are awesome and i’ve never tried ;)

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    i tweeted!

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    i blogged!

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    i facebooked :)

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    I think I’d probably buy a tub of Vega in the Vanilla Chai flavour. Or some Amazing Meal. When I have them on hand I like using them in the morning. No matter how much I try to “beef” up my oats, I’m left with an empty feeling in my tummy.

    However these products help keep me satisfied longer. :)

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    Chia seeds! I live on a grad students’ budget and can’t justify buying them.

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    I think I’d order everything you did, perhaps also some protein powder!

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    I would probably get some coconut oil and some fun new beauty products.

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    Id love to try chia seeds!

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    Wow! I hardly know where to begin!
    I would definitely buy whole wheat pastry flour, chia seeds, goji berries and MyChelle moisturizer!

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    I tweeted and blogged this because it’s a great chance to win a iHerb Shopping Spree. If I won the 50 Bucks I’d buy;

    1. Some Chia seeds because I’d never tried that.
    2. And a few other ORGANIC health products.

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    I would love to try the coconut butter everyone is talking about

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    I think that I’d have to give those chia seeds a try! The Vegan lip balm sounds interesting too!

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    If I won I would buy the Midori Greens from madre labs. =) Awesome giveaway

  325. 332

    I tweeted this giveaway as thisbeangreen

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    I want to try maca powder!


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