Food Reviews and Amy's Coupon Giveaway!

If I had to chose a fruit (other than a melon) to bowl with, I would choose a pomello.

3 hours, 13 minutes, and 42 seconds after beginning to peel the pomello, I found the fruit. The pomello is deceivingly not as large as it looks. After being peeled, it is roughly the size of a grapefruit…and 3-4x the cost of a grapefruit.

While delicious, the pomello was a bit laborious and spendy for my practical self. But, to each the own! I enjoyed trying it regardless 😉

I have had some yummy eats lately that I’ve been saving up to share!

Amy’s Organic burritos! YUM! These burritos are delicious, quick, and highly nutritious — high in fiber, low in fat, and a good source of protein! Oh, and less than 300 calories each!

Thank you, Amy’s for sending some burritos to samples and coupons! 🙂

Lifeway Organic Kefir!

Most yogurts on the market contain 1…maybe 2…possibly 3 live and active cultures to promote healthy gut bacteria. Kefir? 10 life and active cultures! 1 cup of low-fat Kefir contains 2 grams of fat, 125 mg. sodium, 3 grams of fiber, and 11 grams of protein! Kefir is thick and comes in delicious flavors like Pomegranate/Acai, Strawberry, Cherry, Blueberry, and Pomegranate! Yummm! Love Kefir!

Thank you, Kefir for the awesome samples!!! 🙂

Love Amy’s products? GOOD!

Hump Day Giveaway!

Amy’s Coupons!

Leave a comment below stating which Amy’s product you love most! If you’ve never had an Amy’s product before, go here and leave a comment telling me which product you’d like to try most!

This giveaway will end TOMORROW — Thursday, February 11th at 6pm Central Time. Contest open to US residents only, sorry!

2 winners will be selected at random and will receive SEVERAL $1 off and $0.75 off Amy’s coupons! Who doesn’t love great coupons!?

Today’s taste test day at work! Look for a recap of that tomorrow! 🙂

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65 Comments

  1. Aileen
    February 10, 2010 / 6:06 am

    My absolute favorite is Amy’s chunky tomato bisque soup. It is delicious! My favorite tomato soup, hands down.

  2. lessonstolearn
    February 10, 2010 / 6:56 am

    I love Amy’s soups. They have some great gluten-free options! I also had a gluten-free tortilla bowl that was really impressive. I’m not a big fan of frozen meals, but if I am going to have one, I will choose Amy’s without question.

  3. Lori in SC
    February 10, 2010 / 7:58 am

    I love Amy’s products! My fav is the rice crust pizza. I so hope I win the coupons. Thanks!

  4. February 10, 2010 / 8:31 am

    I would love to try the stuffed pasta shells bowl. What a great giveaway. Thanks.

  5. February 10, 2010 / 9:28 am

    Hi Nicole! Love the blog 🙂 I look forward to reading and following along.

    I absolutely love Amy’s products! I think the cheddar cheese burrito is my favorite, although I’m a big fan of the tomato bisque soup too.

  6. Sarah
    February 10, 2010 / 10:01 am

    I love their black bean vegetable soup.

  7. February 10, 2010 / 10:58 am

    my fav Amy’s products are the soups! pretty much all of them 🙂

  8. February 10, 2010 / 12:00 pm

    Im torn for which Amy’s product is my favorite. The broccoli pot pie has always been the winner, but now I think its tied with the chunky tomato bisque.
    Ive never been disappointed with anything they make though.

  9. February 10, 2010 / 12:18 pm

    I’ve never tried Amy’s burritos and have always wanted too. Especially after seeing that pic of yours!

    That fruit looks too complicated for me 🙂

  10. February 10, 2010 / 12:28 pm

    I love pomellos…yes, a bit pricy, but they just make me excited for some reason. I love Amy’s frozen Mexican tofu scramble!!

  11. February 10, 2010 / 12:34 pm

    What is the difference between a pomello and a grapefruit? I love grapefruit!

    • Nicole
      Author
      February 11, 2010 / 6:24 am

      I’m not exactly sure, Suzi…but they sure taste the same. The pomello is a bit dryer, but other than that I didn’t see any real different in taste!

  12. February 10, 2010 / 12:51 pm

    Haha! That is a big fruit. That picture is so funny and cute 🙂

    I’ve only ever had Amy’s burritos, but I love them! They are so so good. What a great giveaway.

  13. applec
    February 10, 2010 / 12:57 pm

    I think I’ve tackled one of those over skinned – over sized pomellos before. I was so disappointed because when I finally found the fruit, it was so dry! At that point, I decided never to challenge my love of grapefruits again.

    I’ve never tried Kefir. Other than the nutrition/cultures that you pointed out, what makes it different from yogurt?

    • Nicole
      Author
      February 11, 2010 / 6:25 am

      There’s fiber in Kefir (inulin) and the added cultures.

  14. February 10, 2010 / 1:14 pm

    I love Amy’s Black Bean Soup. It is very tasty and extremely filling.

    Great product finds 🙂

  15. February 10, 2010 / 1:24 pm

    My favorite Amy’s product is the no cheese roasted vegetable pizza (I was eating it when I got engaged:)

  16. February 10, 2010 / 1:34 pm

    I LOVE trying new fruits. The pomello looks so fun!

    I’ve only had an Amy’s meal once (an Indian dish), but I would LOVE to try the Margherita Pizza. Everytime I see a picture of Amy’s pizza, I drool a little bit.

  17. February 10, 2010 / 1:37 pm

    I love the Amy’s frozen lemon poppyseed cakes!! They are really freaking amazing. I don’t even heat it up before eating…simply remove from freezer, slice, and enjoy. hahaha

  18. February 10, 2010 / 1:39 pm

    I love Amy’s Burritos Too! I am always so impressed by how good their products taste.

  19. Allison
    February 10, 2010 / 1:40 pm

    I LOVE Amy’s veggie burrito. They are so convenient as a college student, yet super nutritious! 🙂

  20. February 10, 2010 / 1:49 pm

    Mmmm…I love their brown rice and tofu veggie bowls! I also love their lasagna! 🙂

  21. February 10, 2010 / 1:56 pm

    thats a whole lotta kefir…if you cant finish it, just let me know 🙂

    favorite amys product?? LOVE the split pea soup!!

  22. February 10, 2010 / 1:56 pm

    I do love Amy’s, especially their soups! But…. no need to enter me in this contest since I was able to get some coupons at my local grocery store a few weeks ago :-). I do really want to try Lifeway Organic Kefir some time though – I can’t wait to hear what you have to say about the flavors!

  23. February 10, 2010 / 2:24 pm

    That pomello looks delish!!

    My fav AMYS product is her lentil vegetable soup.. soo good! 🙂

  24. eaternotarunner
    February 10, 2010 / 2:25 pm

    I’d love to try any of their pizza’s, I hear that they are great!

  25. February 10, 2010 / 2:28 pm

    I just saw a pomello in the grocery store the other day and thought to myself, what is that?!?!?! Now I know!

    I love Amy’s products so much…if I had to pick a favorite, I would say the teriyaki wrap. Or maybe the split pea soup! 🙂

  26. February 10, 2010 / 2:55 pm

    Haven’t tried Amy’s products – that burrito sounds great!

  27. February 10, 2010 / 3:03 pm

    I’ve never tried any Amy’s products before, but I’ve heard great things about the soups and have been waiting to run out of what I already have to buy some. I plan on starting with the Organic Butternut Squash (light in sodium) or the Chunky Tomato Bisque (light in sodium). YUM!

  28. February 10, 2010 / 3:10 pm

    You’re very welcome for the kefir — we hope you enjoy it!

  29. February 10, 2010 / 3:19 pm

    I want a pomello!! I’ve never had one before!!

    I LOVE Amy’s!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 I am in love with their spinach pizza!! Andrew like their rice crust pizza too!! 🙂

  30. February 10, 2010 / 3:21 pm

    My favorite Amy’s product is the chunky tomato basil soup. LOVE Amy’s!!

  31. Stef @ moretolifethanlettuce
    February 10, 2010 / 3:42 pm

    i love pomellos and i LOVE amy’s products! hmm, if i have to pick a face i’d say the margherita pizza. nom!

  32. February 10, 2010 / 3:55 pm

    I just recently tried the Amy’s burritos and loved them! They’re my favorite…perfect after-gym meal 🙂 🙂

  33. Cellabella
    February 10, 2010 / 4:32 pm

    I’ve never had Amy’s before but have been wanting to for the longest time! My first picks would be one of the breakfast burritos and then one of the spinach pizzas 🙂

  34. February 10, 2010 / 5:31 pm

    I have never seen a fruit like that before. It looks very cool.

  35. February 10, 2010 / 5:55 pm

    Did it taste like a grapefruit?

    I really like Amy’s veggie burgers. I wish they were less expensive. Coupons would help!!!

    • Nicole
      Author
      February 11, 2010 / 6:25 am

      Yep, just like a (pricey) grapefruit 🙂

  36. February 10, 2010 / 6:26 pm

    I like Amy’s Chunky Tomato Bisque soup. I used to eat a frozen spinach burrito type thing that she made. I wonder if she still makes those. It was GOOD.

  37. February 10, 2010 / 6:41 pm

    I’ve tried the Amy’s burritos and thought those were pretty tasty. : )

  38. February 10, 2010 / 7:14 pm

    What’s the price comparison between Kefir and Yogurt…$/serving?
    If my number comes up redo it as I’m not in the US 🙂

    • Nicole
      Author
      February 11, 2010 / 6:26 am

      I’m going to look into this more and post an answer on my Q&A next week…if that’s okay with you?

      Great question!

  39. JW
    February 10, 2010 / 7:39 pm

    I really want to try the cheeseless pizza!!

    • Jamie C.
      February 11, 2010 / 6:51 am

      I love the Amy’s Burritos!!!!!

  40. February 10, 2010 / 7:40 pm

    I love the frozen Vegetable Korma – Indian food! YUM!!

  41. Ambre
    February 10, 2010 / 8:03 pm

    I love Amy’s Black Bean Vegetable Enchilada!!! Soooooo yummy!!!

  42. Nicole
    February 10, 2010 / 8:30 pm

    Hi Nicole, Love your blog, will be following. My favorite Amy’s products are the burritos and lowfat Cream of Tomato soup. It’s so good. Love Amy’s products. Thanks for all your tips. 🙂

  43. joy
    February 10, 2010 / 9:18 pm

    I think the black bean whole meal sounds great

  44. February 10, 2010 / 9:44 pm

    Love the pomello pic-cute! 😀

    I love Amy’s pizzas- so good!!! 🙂

  45. February 10, 2010 / 10:12 pm

    what a great meal! LOVE the burritos-i wana try the cheeseless pizza!!

  46. February 10, 2010 / 10:48 pm

    I’d love to try the burritos. My coworker just got hooked on Amy’s Indian meals. In the non-burrito land, I’d like to try some of her low-sodium options, and I also hear that as far as canned soups go, hers are worth trying… I’m always wary of canned soup though… so I think I’d stick with the burritos for now.

    I have the best picture of my mom’s face the first time she (finally) opened a pomelo. It was priceless – the shock at the flesh to peel ratio.

  47. Melissa
    February 11, 2010 / 4:50 am

    I LOVE Amy’s foods period! I definitely like the tofu and veggie bowl and the enchiladas. Those are probably my favorite.

  48. Jamie C.
    February 11, 2010 / 6:52 am

    I love Amy’s burritos!

  49. February 11, 2010 / 7:02 am

    Wait, you seriously WON all those kefirs?!?! wow! What a giveaway!

    Ok, I love Amy’s burritos, LOVE them, but can’t eat them anymore. SO I guess my favorite Amy’s product would be their gluten free pizza 🙂 I haven’t had it yet, but I’m sure it’s fantastic like everything else they make!

    Note to self: Don’t buy pomellos. I have when foods take a long time to peel!

  50. Sara
    February 11, 2010 / 8:34 am

    I would love to try their veggie burgers. I bet they are yummy!

  51. Mallory
    February 11, 2010 / 10:18 am

    i love love love the spicy black bean soup! yum 🙂

  52. emily k
    February 11, 2010 / 4:24 pm

    My favorite Amy’s product is the low-sodium spicy chili, but a close second are the apple toaster pastries.

  53. February 11, 2010 / 4:41 pm

    I love Amy’s burritos. I bought several new (to me) ones the other day, and hubby ended up taking the tofu one to work. It’s funny because I had been looking forward to trying it, and I didn’t think he’d care for it that much. But he absolutely loved it.

  54. February 11, 2010 / 5:53 pm

    Darn I just missed this! I’ve been so busy 🙁

  55. February 11, 2010 / 7:58 pm

    I love amys! If the products were so expensive I would buy them all the time! I love her non-dairy burritos 🙂

  56. February 12, 2010 / 6:10 am

    I’ve never tried one of those fruits before! Interesting 🙂

  57. Lacy
    March 5, 2011 / 12:47 pm

    Thank-you! I love your burritos, a perfect, quick and healthy lunch on the go. I, also, take great comfort in knowing that what I am putting into my body has not been genetically modified :)))

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