Power of Fruit – Review & Giveaway

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by Amber on August 21, 2011

Remember the other day when I said my niece and nephew no longer have high fructose corn syrup in their diets?

Well, not so surprisingly, that makes ice pop purchasing kinda difficult. This summer has been a never ending parade of learning to read labels for my sister, and a whole lotta saying “No”. That can be so stressful – I’m sure any parent, aunt, uncle, grandparent or babysitter can agree.

There’s a local company here in New Jersey doing something wonderful, so when they asked if I’d be willing to try out their whole-fruit-nothing-but-the-good-stuff ice pops, I jumped at the chance.

Power of Fruit bars are – and I am not joking around here – good enough to eat for breakfast. Each bar has 1/2 a serving of real fruit, and I just love how the ingredients on the nutrition label read. Check this out:

Images courtesy of Power of Fruit

No added sugar. Chunks of real fruit. It’s like a fruit salad – just frozen.

My favorite flavor is Banana Berry – it tastes *exactly* like my favorite Jamba Juice flavor. There are five flavors in all: All Fruit, Tropical, Banana Berry, Orange Tango, and Cherry Berry. James is partial to the Orange Tango.

I wasn’t kidding about the breakfast idea. How thrilled would your kids be to get an ice pop with their breakfast? With no food dyes or chemicals, they’re not going to end up with that nefarious ice pop red stained upper lip before school, but they are going to get an extra serving of fruit.

At just 27-35 calories depending on your flavor choice, why not? But you can also go the traditional route and save them for after school snacks.

They’re not just for kids though. James and I have been noshing on these ice pops for a few weeks now, and we LOVE them. Even grown ups have a sweet tooth, and need to make sure we’re getting our daily fruit and vegetable requirements, right?

Would you like to try Power of Fruit Bars for yourself?

Power of Fruit is offering 5 boxes (1 of each flavor) to 2 lucky B&B readers

How you win:

{Required Entry}
Go Like Power of Fruit on Facebook.

Come back here and leave a comment telling me you liked them, and what flavor of Power of Fruit you’d like to try most.

Who wants bonus entries?!

For each item below that you do, you will get one extra chance to win. If you already do any of these items, they DO count.

You MUST leave a separate comment for each item. If you leave one cumulative comment, it will only count as one extra entry.

1. Like Bluebonnets & Brownies on Facebook.
2. Follow @BluebonnetBaker on Twitter and tweet the following. Then come back and leave a comment that you did so.

Gotta love Real Fruit! @BluebonnetBaker is giving away Power of Fruit Bars! Enter here: http://su.pr/3j7JgX #giveaway

3. Subscribe to Bluebonnets & Brownies email updates. When you click the link, you will see “Get Bluebonnets & Brownies Delivered By Email.” Once you subscribe to the email updates, you will get an emailing confirming your subscription. Leave a comment after you’ve confirmed your subscription.

Important Details:

-This giveaway is open to USA residents only and will run until Wednesday, August 31st at at 11:59 pm EST.
-Winner(s) will be generated via a random number generator software program. Winner will be notified via the contact email provided on the comment contact form.
-Winner(s) will have until 9/3/11 to claim their Power of Fruit or we will choose another winner.
-Winner will receive 5 boxes of Power of Fruit bars (1 of each flavor) {$20.00 value}. Product will be shipped by Power of Fruit.


This giveaway is provided to you by Power of Fruit. The views and opinions expressed by Amber Bracegirdle on Bluebonnets & Brownies are my own, and based upon my experiences with Power of Fruit products. I was given the product free of charge to test and review it; however, I was not monetarily compensated for the review or giveaway.

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Ronna F August 21, 2011 at 8:39 PM

I follow Bluebonnets and Brownies on Facebook!

Ronna F August 21, 2011 at 8:41 PM

I subscribe to your email updates!

Ronna F August 21, 2011 at 8:42 PM

By the way, I’m sure my 3 year old grand daughter, Lila would love these! Mommy and daddy are very particular about what snacks she can have and these would be great!

Tricia August 21, 2011 at 9:53 PM

I “liked” The Power of Fruit on FB. Can’t wait ’til my kids and I can try them.

ellen August 22, 2011 at 12:33 AM
Jane George August 22, 2011 at 10:45 AM

I did “like” Power of Fruit on FB. Would love to try Orange Tango

Melody August 22, 2011 at 12:29 PM

Are these available in Canada? They look ah-mazeballs.

Tracy August 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

I’ve never heard of this company before, but I love what they are doing! I’d love to try these!!

Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray August 22, 2011 at 1:51 PM

I liked Power of Fruit on Facebook. :) I think the Cherry Berry ones would be my favorite!

Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray August 22, 2011 at 1:52 PM

I already like Bluebonnets & Brownies on Facebook.

Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray August 22, 2011 at 1:53 PM

I subscribe to Bluebonnets & Brownies via email.

Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray August 22, 2011 at 1:58 PM

I follow you on Twitter, and I tweeted the giveaway.

Thanks! :)

Denise Delgado August 23, 2011 at 5:39 PM

I liked Power of Friut :) I would love to try the Cherry Berry!

Denise Delgado August 23, 2011 at 5:41 PM

I am already a follower of Bluebonnets and Brownies on FB :)

Denise Delgado August 23, 2011 at 5:42 PM

Following you on Twitter and I tweeted! :)

Cheryl August 24, 2011 at 10:58 AM

Liked you on facebook!!

Cheryl August 24, 2011 at 10:59 AM

Follow you on twitter and tweeted @cherylcasperson

Anne N. Houston, TX August 27, 2011 at 10:54 AM

I want to try the Berry Banana first!

ellen August 30, 2011 at 1:05 AM
ellen August 31, 2011 at 12:59 AM
Rachael November 17, 2011 at 9:56 PM

I follow Power of Fruit on Facebook!

Rachael November 17, 2011 at 9:57 PM

And I’d like to try Cherry Berry!

Rachael November 17, 2011 at 9:58 PM

I subscribed to your email.

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