I was beyond excited to sample NuttZo. I am a peanut butter freak. To me, peanut butter is its own food group, full of wonderful nutrients and the ability to make people smile!
They sent me a jar of smooth Power Fuel and to-go packets of Original, Power Fuel and Chocolate - perfect for taking on a run or a hike.
If you are not familiar with NuttZo, it is an all-certified organic product. The samples I received included smooth varieties of the following flavors:
1) Power fuel
3) Dark chocolate
First up was the Power Fuel. It has cashews, almonds, brazil nuts, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, hazelnuts, chia seeds and sea salt. YUM! It has ZERO sugar - and it doesn't need it! Compared to regular smooth peanut butter that has 7 grams of sugar per serving, that is impressive!
Although I love natural peanut butter, I feel like there are always consistency issues. It's either too oily or too dry. The Power Fuel blend had a great consistency and I felt like i could taste most of the different types of nuts and seeds. I'm normally a crunchy peanut butter girl, but the variety of nuts/seeds in this product really satisfied my palate.
My favorite pre-race or pre- long run fuel is peanut butter on a bagel or toast, so either one of these two would rock my world and have me full of energy for the duration.
Lastly, I went in for the chocolate one. I've never had chocolate peanut butter. Where has this been all my life? I was intrigued because it was Peruvian Dark Chocolate. This variety had a really mellow chocolate flavor for being 70% dark chocolate. Normally that can be bitter. Instead, it was heavenly!
(DISCLAIMER: I was given the NuttZo products by NuttZo to try. I was not compensated for this review. All opinions in this post are entirely mine.)
If you are a nut butter fan, you know that it is not cheap. NuttZo is comparable to it's competitors in terms of price. That being said, you can feel better about the fact that NuttZo donates 1% of its gross sales to the non profit organization Project Left Behind, a program that funds orphanages.
Here's your chance to get your hands on your own NuttZo and try it for yourself! RunEatTweetAZ is doing a NuttZo giveaway*! Head over to the RunEatTweetAZ FB page. They are giving away a jar of Power Fuel crunchy and 20 to-go packets! The giveaway starts today! A simple "like" on the giveaway post, and a comment enters you to win! Deadline to enter is October 6, so don't delay!
*This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
Hi, I'm Emily! I'm an avid runner in Arizona with a passion for travel and racing around the country!