1000 (Giveaway!)

Posted: September 8, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Hello, friends! Boy do I have some good news for you this afternoon. FFF has reached 1000 posts! Pretty crazy to think about, huh? I think I need to give a warm thanks to you for reading and making this space a home. How about a special giveaway for multiple readers?!

And if you’re just now finding your way to this blog thanks to this giveaway, please take a look around - I recommend my About and Favorites pages. Then, chill for awhile as I love making new blog friends. Smile

So, about that giveaway…

You may have noticed that a certain ingredient has popped up in quite a few recipes I have done lately. That’s because I have been taste testing my way through a wide variety of NuNaturals stevia products! Say hello to my little friends…


I received an assortment of their quality products for review, including all of the following:

  • Vanilla Stevia Liquid Drops
  • Cocoa Bean Extract Stevia Liquid Drops
  • Alcohol Free Stevia Liquid Drops
  • Clear Stevia Liquid Drops


  • NuStevia Quick Dissolve Tabs
  • NuStevia Pure Stevia Extract
  • More Fiber Stevia Baking Blend


And I have tested them out in a large number of ways.

I have used the More Fiber Stevia Baking Blend in a few recipes you may recognize.

Fresh Peach Muffins


Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies


I really loved this blend because it not only cuts down on the use of sugar, but it also adds fiber…without any effects to the recipe’s taste or texture. I could hardly believe how well the stuff worked in these recipes.

NuNaturals Alcohol Free Liquid Stevia also made an appearance in the dressing for my Three Bean and Feta Salad.


And, yet again, no one would be the wiser that this didn’t use your standard sugar to add that touch of sweetness with the vinegar’s bite.

Beyond using NuNaturals in a few recipes, I have also used it daily in both my oatmeal and my coffee. Before, I would always use a splash of sugar-free maple syrup to give my oats a little extra flavor and sweetness. Now? The vanilla and cocoa liquid stevia drops work wonders in my favorite breakfast. A few drops go a long way. I have literally used one or the other every day for almost a month and there is barely a dent in them.


The Clear Stevia drops or NuStevia Quick Dissolve Tabs have been my go-to way of sweetening up my morning iced coffee as well. I like the clear stevia drops best, but the tablets do a good job too.


The only complaint I had from any of these products was that the Pure White Stevia Extract had a slightly stronger aftertaste compared to the liquid stevia. All in all, I thoroughly enjoy using NuNaturals and cannot wait to give you the chance to try some for yourself! Smile

Good thing Ron from NuNaturals has so very kindly allowed me to host a giveaway to show my love and appreciation of you all!

FOUR WINNERS will each receive one box of the NuStevia Packets (50 ct. Box) AND one bottle of the NuNaturals Vanilla Stevia Liquid (2 oz. bottle).

You have three ways to enter. Please leave a SEPARATE comment for each entry:

  • Comment telling me how you would use your Nunaturals products.
  • Twitter lovers: Tweet the following – I’m trying to win @NuNaturals goodies from @TinaFFF ! Enter for your chance to win - http://bit.ly/mPBTd7 “
  • Facebook lovers: Support FFF on Facebook. Let me know if you did or already do.

This contest is open to US residents only. No P.O. Box addresses, please. Giveaway will end at 12 pm EST Thursday September 15 and I will announce the winners on Friday.

And good news! If you don’t want to wait for a giveaway (or have luck like I do), you can go ahead and get your hands on some NuNaturals the following ways:

1) Continental U.S. readers can receive FREE SAMPLES of the NuStevia Packets by sending a SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED, # 10 envelope to the following location :

NuNaturals, INC
2220 West 2nd Ave. # 1
Eugene, OR  97402

2) Receive SPECIAL DISCOUNTS on all future orders available through www.nunaturals.com. Enter the code BLG930 to receive 15% off your total order. You will also receive free shipping in the Continental US with orders over $35. Offer expires SEPTEMBER 30, 2011.

Time to get cracking on those entries. You want to win the Vanilla Stevia Liquid. It’s like liquid gold, people! Cross your fingers you win! Fingers crossed

Disclaimer: I received these NuNaturals products free for review. All opinions expressed are my own, honest thoughts.


169 Comments to “1000 (Giveaway!)”
  1. I already like FFF on Facebook! 🙂

  2. Meagan says:

    I am dying to try NuNaturals! I use Sweetleaf liquid stevia in my oatmeal, smoothies and tea but haven’t tried NuNaturals yet because it is so expensive. I would be super excited to win this giveaway!

  3. […] as amped as I am to see FFF hit 1000 posts. Or you want to get your grubby little hands on some NuNaturals Stevia. Have you entered the giveaway […]

  4. Hilary says:

    I can’t enter, since I am Canadian, but congrats on reaching 1000 posts, that’s awesome! I’ve got a ways to go!

  5. Marni G says:

    I only ever used a little stevia packet that my dad gave me to sweeten my coffee one time….I’m so behind on the fabulous trends 🙂 I would definitely use for my morning coffee

  6. Marni G says:

    And…I already like you on FB 🙂

  7. Lindsey says:

    Already liked FFF on Facebook.

    I would definitely use Stevia in my coffee and in my greek yogurt:)

  8. Oooo yay!!! I would bake cookies, obviously 🙂

  9. Already follow you on Fbook 🙂

  10. I would use it in cookies, oatmeal, coffee, tea….oh me, oh my!

  11. I would mostly use them in coffee.

  12. I would use nunaturals in my coffee and for baking! 1000 posts is such a great accomplishment!

  13. Ali says:

    1000 posts- how exciting!!! I would love to use the nunaturals in some gluten free baking experiments!

  14. Ali says:

    I already like you on facebook 🙂

  15. Congrats on 1000 posts!!
    I would use it daily in my oats and smoothies, and use it to make lemonade!

  16. i would love to try the stevia in my bowls of oats or in baking! i have never tried it before but i’m really curious since i’ve heard many good reviews.

  17. I’d use the products in lots of things– yogurt, coffee, oats, smoothies… you name it ! 🙂

  18. Jordan says:

    I’d use NuNaturals in my iced coffee, chai lattes, and oats. The coffee shop I go to has NuNaturals and I love it!

  19. Jordan says:

    Liked you on Facebook!

  20. Jordan says:

    I tweeted 🙂

  21. I tweeted your give away too!

  22. I use NuNaturals in EVERYTHING! I used it today in my coffee, on my oats, in my pancakes for dinner and in my chia pudding! Love it!

  23. I already like you on Facebook!

  24. Karolina says:

    tweeted about the giveaway

  25. Karolina says:

    liked you on facebook!

  26. Karolina says:

    I would use their products most in my breakfasts. I put a lot of sugar in coffee (actually…way too much!), and of course I have some in my oatmeal as well.

  27. Lauren says:

    Hi Tina … just want you to know I love your blog. As a fellow Christian mommy I have so much respect for the way you choose to live your life!

    I would use the products the same way as you … in my oatmeal and iced coffee!

  28. Lauren says:

    … and I liked you on Facebook!

  29. peacebeme says:

    I have never used Stevia before, but I am very interested in it. Because I have hypoglycemia, I am trying to cut down on sugar, and if you say this tastes the same in recipes, I would love to try it!

  30. Sarah says:

    I would use these products to make healthier, lower calorie treats, like ice creams, cakes, and my fave, dark chocolate!

  31. Sarah says:

    I liked FFF on facebook!

  32. Kathryn says:

    I have wanted to try baking with stevia.

  33. Jean says:

    I would use it in baking and in my coffee!

  34. Dorry says:

    I used to use Splenda, and now I rarely use sweetener at all, but I’ve really been wanting to try NuNaturals!

  35. Katie says:

    I’ve liked you on facebook!

  36. Katie says:

    I’d definitely use the nunaturals to flavors food like oatmeal, homemade frozen yogurt, and smoothies!

  37. cheryl says:

    i’m wondering about dropping some vanilla in hot cocoa as the weather starts to change.

  38. I would love to try NuNuNaturals in my baking…or coffee…or just directly in my mouth.

  39. I haven’t tried this brand of stevia but I think I would use it in green juices to sweeten them up a bit..and I bet a little vanilla or cocoa would be great in plain greek yogurt to sweeten it up without added cals 🙂 Oh and of course I like you on facebook…or should I say love you!

  40. Mindy says:

    As a broke college student, I would love to use the vanilla in my quick fix oatmeal or the cocoa to make my boyfriend a “milkshake” 😉
    p.s. I’m a Georgian also!!

  41. Mindy says:

    I liked FFF on Facebook!

  42. Mindy says:

    **Bonus: I recently subscribed to your blog!

  43. Brittany says:

    I already do use them in my coffee and oats. It definitely is like gold 😀

  44. Sara says:

    I use other brands of stevia or organic sugar only. I have been wanting to try NuNaturals after seeing you and Mama Pea use them!

  45. Haley says:

    I would use all of it – baking, in my overnight oats, hot morning oats, in hot teas and coffee…endless possibilities ;).

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