Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Better Butter & A giveaway!

I LOVE almond butter. I never really tried it till I started reading blogs, but now I just LOVE it. I usually just buy it bulk at my local co-op. I know it's all natural and organic and it's cheaper than buying a big jar of expensive butter. 

A few weeks ago when I went to the Minneapolis Blogger Meet Up, inside of our goodie bags was a little squeeze pack of Barney Butter. It was a single serving size already measured out, it was awesome! 


This is The Wedge Co-op almond butter with Agave sweeter on top, still a fan favorite! 


Last week as I was shopping in a little juice bar and cafe called Tao Foods, which is near my house and I always pass on my runs to the lake, I spied this: Justin's MAPLE Almond Butter! I grabbed a pack to try so I could blog about the Nut Butter Face off!! 


Verdict: While I am loyal to the bulk stuff at my co-op and I really like the consistency of the  Barney's Butter. It was a little smoother and not as grainy. The co-op stuff can get a bit grainy and separate, but it's in bulk, not a little pouch that keeps it mixed well, so that's understandable. I also think the Maple Justin's had a better taste, but I could be partial to the maple flavoring! I have a bit of a sweet tooth.

I am just NUTS about the Nut butter!! 

Speaking of the Minneapolis Blogger Meet Up, you have a chance to win one of TWO of the goodie bags that Jen at Prior Fat Girl had the sponsors put together for us...


The goods: snacks, coupons, recipes, treats a sweet sticker!


All really wonderful products to try and all in a great tote!! 


There are TWO to give away! And this is going to be a short one! 

I will pick two winners Friday --to enter, 
just leave one comment telling me your Favorite Nut butter!! 









This contest is open to those in Canada and the Continental US only, you must have a valid email address to contact you. The Winner will be selected by Comment number using an amazing random generating number machine and the giveaway is open until Friday, March 12th at 7pm Central time!

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