Yumvelope Healthy Snacks Giveaway


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I recently received this envelope full of snacks from Yumvelope


What is Yumvelope?



Each month the snacks change. See samples of the snacks from recent months here

My envelope contained a Kind Bar, fruit leathers, Metromint water, Food Should Taste Good chips, and a few other individually-portioned snacks


The hit of the envelope were these sunflower butter filled chocolate cups. Oh my, so tasty.


If I’m feeling munchy, some of my favorite healthy-ish snacks include the following. All are all vegan, gluten free, many are no-bake or quick cooking in the microwave:

Microwave Blueberry Banana Oat Cakes (vegan, GF)

Microwave Blueberry Banana Oat Cakes

“Cheater’s” Guacamole (vegan, GF) with chips or homemade crackers

Guacamole on chips

Seeds-Only Crackers (Vegan, GF, Homemade Mary’s Crackers) – can be made sweet or savory, baked or dehydrated

Seeds-Only Crackers
Seeds-Only Crackers

Peanut Butter Chex Mix, aka “Puppy Chow” (no-bake, vegan, GF)

Peanut Butter Chex Mix
Peanut Butter Chex Mix

Spinach & Artichoke Dip (fat-free, no-cook, vegan, GF)

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Chocolate Coconut Oil Protein Popcorn (vegan, GF)

Chocolate Coconut Oil Protein Popcorn
Chocolate Coconut Oil Protein Popcorn in bowl

Coconut Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Almonds (vegan, GF)

Coconut Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Almonds

Orange PushUp Smoothie (with vegan option, GF)

Orange PushUp Smoothie

If you’d like to enter to win your own Yumvelope for one month, comment below:


1. What’s one of your favorite snacks? (links welcome)

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and and then tweet the following:

“I’ve got the munchies & entered to Win Free Healthy Snacks in the @AverieCooks @Yumvelope Giveaway http://tiny.cc/qtoqcw”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

Facebook Like Averie Cooks

Facebook Like Yumvelope

Twitter Follow Yumvelope

Pinterest Follow & Re-Pin Something of Mine

Instagram Follow

Stumble Follow & Stumble This

or post this Giveaway on your blog

Contest ends Monday, April 16, 2012 and winner will be chosen randomly. Open to continental U.S. residents only.

P.S. The KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway is still going on and open for entries


Comment below to enter the Yumvelope giveaway!

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  1. Oops! I meant StumbleUpon! lol

    I also follow you on Pinterest, and will be repinning, a lot of your stuff! :)

  2. Yumvelope sounds like a great way to try new snacks! right now i love banana anything! muffins, frozen yogurts and smoothies are on the top of my list!

  3. Hmmm my favorite snack is a little bowl of cereal (Life, kashi go lean crunch, shredded wheat, etc) with soy milk.

  4. I’ve always been a sucker for popcorn as my favorite snack! You can change the flavor in some many ways. :)

  5. My favorite snack is plain greek yogurt mixed with cinnamon and peanut butter and a sliced banana on top!

  6. I love a ton of different snack foods but one of my favorites would have to be trail mix, that has an assortment of nuts, dried fruit, granola, and pretzels!!

  7. For a grab-n-go snack, I love Larabars or Stretch Fruit Island’s fruit strips. If I have time to fix something, I currently turn to toast with coconut butter and pineapple jam.
    Thanks for offering the giveaway! Yumvelopes sounds like a really neat (and delicious) idea.

  8. Favourite snack = Larabars!
    I’m planning on trying to make my own Larabars soon, so we’ll see how that goes… :)

  9. I follow you on pinterest and repinned Spring-y Spring Rolls with Carrot Ginger Miso Sauce by Happyolks.

  10. One of my favorite snacks is the Kind Peanut Butter and Strawberry bar! It tastes just like a delicious peanut butter and jelly!

  11. Fave snack has got to be chocolate. (lately cadbury mini eggs, sad the season is ove)r :( Also tortilla chips. Love!

  12. one of my go-to snacks are clif z-bars, they are really tasty, no weird ingredients and lower calories/fat than the big clif bars, so they are perfect for pre-workout!

  13. I love lara bars and popchips. But more treats in the arsenal would be good…love trying new products!

  14. OMG, those dark chocolate mint cups are calling my name!!! My favorite snack is usually Chobani with a sprinkle of chocolate chips or granola!

  15. Following you on Pintrest and I re-pined your sweet potatoes made with graham crackers!!

  16. Oh what a fun giveaway!!! I love getting little treats like this!! My favorite snack has to be flavored pretzels! Kind of boring, but I do enjoy them!!

  17. My favorite snack has now become the cinnamon roasted chickpeas. I have to be careful, because I can eat the whole batch in one sitting!

  18. Favorite snacks are apples or carrots with homemade nut butter, homemade protein bars, and anything dark chocolate!

  19. healthy or not? ha! Healthy snacks I like veggies and hummus…not so healthy snacks are chips and salsa!!

  20. My fave snack lately is fresh strawberries with vanilla yogurt. You have some amazing giveaways going on here! Thanks for the chances!

  21. Lately one of my favorites is…ants on a log. I’ve never liked raw celery, but I can’t get enough of this snack.

  22. I love all the various recipes you’ve posted here… I only glanced through them but I’ve already decided I want to make them all. Like… ALL of them!

  23. I love popcorn. (It goes great with wine too if you’ve never tried it!) I also like hummus & LOTS of veggies.

  24. I go in spurts with my favorite snacks. Right now I’m loving black cherry chobani yogurt with a few crushed pistachios!

  25. One of my favorite snacks is microwave popcorn – plain kernels popped in a brown paper bag! I even make it at work :-)

  26. god, what snacks DON’T i love? kind bars are way up there. yumvelope sounds interesting!

  27. I don’t eat a lot of processed food but lately i have been loving oskri bars that I find at TJ Maxx. The Apricot Almond and Fig bars are my favorites!

  28. Honestly, I love the Iced Oatmeal Cookie flavor of zBars (the Cliff bars for kids). They taste like fig newtons.

  29. I love to snack on greek yogurt, oatmeal, or make a nice protein shake. I love all of those great snack ideas though!!

  30. WoW what all amazing stuff ! Makes me hungry :)
    1. My Fav snack is as simple as apple and Peanut butter :)

  31. May be boring but fresh fruit is my favorite snack! However I do have a salty side and love baked chips!

  32. My favorite munchie is raw sugar
    snap peas! They’re like French fried to
    me. I could polish off a whole bag and not feel
    one ounce of guilt :)

  33. one of my favorite snacks lately is roasted almonds! i also love granola and fruit with greek yogurt.

  34. My favorite snack is hummus.. straight from the tub. I dominate tubs of hummus- which is so different from when I was a kid and used to eat a bag of snickers to the face!

  35. My favorite snack would have to be multigrain tortilla chips with hot salsa, or baby carrots and hummus.

  36. I LOVE snacks! Some of my favorites are: vita muffin tops, almonds, luna bars, cereal, oatmeal, fruit, & yogurt!

  37. My favorite snacks recently have been Chobani with sliced banana and baby carrots with pb & some sprinkled cinnamon!

  38. My favorite snack is peanut butter hehe. And other nut butters. Sometimes delivered with toast, but usually with a spoon.

  39. one of my favorite snacks is simply greek yogurt with pb and cereal, granola or berries!

  40. Sunflower Butter and Dark Chocolate!!! Omg!!! That sounds divine! My favorite snacks include pita and hummus, banana and peanut butter, and cheese. I like you on FB and have pinned multiple recipes. :)

  41. My favorite snack is a banana topped with all natural peanut butter! Does the trick every time! I am also in love with some of your bar recipes and will often make them to snack on.

    1. We think they’re great, although recently have been into lesser known bars. (with a Yumvelope subscription, we typically send out 1-2 different types of bars in each box)

  42. one of my favorite snacks is almonds and raisins and i also loveeeeee making: a tortilla heated (skillet or microwave) add frozen fruit half way through heating, then cottage cheese and a little it of nut butter!

  43. I follow you on Pinterest and just repinned Pretzel Peanut Caramel Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Truffles. Can’t wait to make these!!!!! :)

  44. My favorite snack is Red Hot Blues chips. I have to buy the party size because I will kill the whole bag in 2 sittings. :)

  45. I would like to get the product samples actually. Unfortunately I live outside America so it’s impossible for me to get the chance. Anyway, this must be good to be able trying new healthy products. Thanks for the information.