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Sunday, 15 September 2013

Vegan Food Swap - August 2013

A late post for August 2013 Vegan Food Swap. I was meant to post this on the 31 August as per the rules of the Vegan Food Swap, but here I am posting it on September 15th!

August 2013 Vegan Food Swap revealed! My sender was the bubbly Becca Williams! Becca is such a firecracker! She absolutely made my day and that includes all the email exchanges we had over the past month. I couldn't but smile and laugh aloud while reading her emails. So the package contained some really nice goodies all individually wrapped...

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accompanied by a long description letter!

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Wow! This warmed my heart and I still remember the feeling while I was opening each item one by one. Each packet was labelled in the order they should be opened to match the labelled description on the letter. How thoughtful! Thanks Becca.

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I really enjoyed what I found in each.
Gluten-free pretzel sticks. Yum! I opened the pack on the same day.

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Sesame flavoured snack-size nori sheets. Seaweed is one thing that I could never be satiated with! I just love the sea taste. And Becca picked up on my strong liking for Japanese food to send me these!

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Plantain chips. These were unsalted and unsweetened and I really loved them because I usually just find sweetened banana chips which send that sharp toothache feeling if these happen to glue onto the roots! eek! So these plantain chips, I loved.

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Pumpkin seed clusters. I tried those despite my allergy. Dangerous move but the allergy didn't kick in, thankfully. And these were so tasty and addictive. But I can only have a little nibble at a time if I don't want to suffer the allergy attack.

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Seeing this Vega sport gel,I was thinking whether that was a sign that I should get back on my regular gym training! I've been postponing my routine for a long time now! I've never had this product before and I haven't tried it yet but the ingredients seem a lot healthier that other brands out there. Becca's mum recommends it! So I will try it soon!

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Raspberry liquorice! I've been seeing this a few times in the health store but never thought of buying it because I've never been a great fan of liquorice. I'm glad Becca sent this in the package, because they are actually good! I even went to buy some more at the store! These have become my newly adopted candy. So yummy! I've seen the blueberry flavour too which I haven't tried yet.

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How could have Becca guessed I love ginger candy, I don't know! I had just bought a bag of soft ginger candy (in another brand) a week before receiving the food swap package. But hey, these are not too much! They will last me all winter and keep me warm!

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Thank you for these wonderful goodies! That was a good swap.

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By the way, you should really have a look at the awesome video Becca did featuring her chocolate lab named Gilmour! It sure did entertain me and at the same time sending a message out! Check it out here.



For my part I sent a packet to Jamie Hunter.

4 comments:

  1. Becca is by far one of the funniest people I have ever met ... err ... foodie-swap met :) Looks like a great swap!

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  2. I feel the same way about Becca! Her swaps, emails, and those swap videos she posts are pretty darn awesome.

    Glad you had fun! :)

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  3. Becca is awesome! She sent you nice goodies! I couldn't make it for the August swap, sadly...

    Will there be a swap this September? I didn't get an email anyway.

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    1. I didn't get an email either. So I don't think it's on this month...

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