My First Ever Graze Box! | Review

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my first graze box review


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One of my flatmates got an offer through the post to give a friend a "free Graze Box", so I decided to try it! I have had a few of these offers before with orders, but I have never used one. I just decided, what the heck, and went ahead and ordered it! I didn't know what I was getting, so when I opened it to find the above four things, I was met with mixed feelings.
My opinions? Mixed, very mixed.. Would I pay for more? No, probably not.. Why? Read on to find out!


triple berry smoothie graze
Triple Berry Smoothie
This was the first thing I tried, and I hate to say, it was disgusting. The bananas were horrible, and squidgy, the berries were too chewy, and i'm afraid I had to throw this away after not eating much at all. A big no from me!

My Thai
Next up was the thing I was most excited to try, and I was gladly not disapointed! The soy bites made a lovely little mid afternoon snack, and the chilli sauce was beautiful, and sweet, not too spicy at all, just perfect. This one gets a huge thumbs up!


Salted Fudge and Peanut Cookie
I had mixed opinions about this next one, but this could be due to the fact that I am not the hugest fan of peanuts. It was nice enough, but everything just tasted of peanuts! I could fast a hint of chocolate on the mini cookies, and the same for the pieces of fudge, but overall, I think there were too many peanuts on this. Another thing, they were extremely salty, ugh! If you like salted peanuts, you will love this, if not... give it a miss!

Fruit and Seed Flapjack
Last but not least, the fruit and seed flapjack. This was the one I was least excited to try, but it turned out to be my second favourite! I can't explain the taste, just that it was like an average, plain flapjack, but better! I would get this again!

Overall.. I was a little disappointed. These l"Nibble Boxes"  retail for £3.99, which isn/t bad, but when you don't know what you're getting, you can end up not liking half the box, just like I did. Plus, there isn't a lot per punnet, and I think it could work out cheaper just to buy these things at your supermarket.

One major downside in my opinion to these boxes, is the calories, sugar, salt and fat. I thought Graze boxes were supposed to be relatively healthy? This box came to a total of 664 calories, which I thought was quite a lot for a little box of snacks that barely fill you up!
Here is all the nutrient information:

FRUIT AND SEED FLAPJACK


MY THAI


SALTED FUDGE AND PEANUT COOKIE

TRIPLE BERRY SMOOTHIE

You can see for yourself, the level of carbohydrates, and sugar in particular, are extremely high. According to this article, the daily intake of sugar for a female is 90g, and in this, had I eaten it all, I would have already consumed 59g of sugar! I know these probably aren't made to be consumed in one day, but honestly, one of these barely filled me up, whereas other things i've bought from a shop, which are much less than all these carbs, sugar and calories, would fill me up more.

So that's my opinions on Graze! I think it's a great idea, but I think we should be allowed to pick the products we have, and I also think they need to work on the nutrients. That's just my opinion though! What are your thoughts? I'd love to know!

Until next time!


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