Saturday, January 12, 2013

January Nature Box

Nature Box is a food related monthly subscription that sends 15-20 servings of delicious snacks from 4-6 different items.  Their products contain no high fructose corn syrup, no partially hydrogenated oils, no trans fat, no artificial sweeteners, flavors or colors.  The cost for this subscription is $19.95 shipping included.  In addition for every Nature Box sent out they donate a meal through Feeding America.  This month the theme of the box is "A Commitment To You" 

The good:

Good for you: You get snacks for you and your family that are good for you. 

Variety: There is something for everyone, fruit, nuts, rice crackers.

Skip a month: Yes you can skip a month or have your box sent to a friend.  The not so good is you have to call in order to do this.  There is no online option for this feature but they are working on it.  

Need a gift: You can send a 3, 6 or 12 month gift subscription.  Perfect for college students, frequent travelers, moms, singles, really anyone!

The not so good:

Customize: The boxes aren't customizable...yet. The company is working on a feature where you can choose which snacks you want in your box.  This will be cool.    

Want more: Love you snack and want to order more?  Currently they don't have an option to purchase more but they are working on making that a possibility. 

My Nature Box Treasures. 

Contents of my Nature Box:

(4) 8 piece serving Cranberry Almond Bites.

(2 1/2) 1/3 cup servings Orange Crush Granola.

(5 1/2) 1/4 cup servings of Wild Berry Bunch dried berries. 

(3 1/2) 1/4 cup servings of Chocolate Ginger Bliss

(4) 1 oz. servings of Lone Star Snack Mix.

Recipe for Berries & Cream Oatmeal from MOMables - uses the wild berry bunch and orange crush granola

Its hard to determine a value of the products because there is so much variation in this type of food.  I looked at a couple of organic dried fruit items online and they were about $4.50 a bag.  I know when I've purchased nuts before in a package or bulk it's about $3-$5 depending on the brand, etc.  What I received this month works out to be $4.00 a bag and I think that's pretty average for these type of snacks. I like that that send a variety of items because I enjoy the mixed nuts items but the boyfriend is more of a dried fruit kind guy.

Verdict: Great variety of items and great healthy snacks.   

I am not any type of sponsor paid or unpaid for Nature Box.  I purchases these boxes myself.      


  1. I just signed up today and the boxes are customizable now. Thanks for the promo code.

    1. That's fantastic! I'm going to check that out and customize my next shipment. Thanks for the info

  2. What is the promo code?