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NuttZo Review & Giveaway! Usually when I am trying out a food product, it takes a few tastes for me to really get to know it and for my palate to appreciate all of the flavors and textures.  I recently tried NuttZo for the first time and there was no mistakening- it was love at first spoonful.  Yes, I said spoonful because as soon as I opened it I dug right in with the largest spoon I could find and enjoyed every last lick 😛NuttZo Review & Giveaway!

Before I continue to profess my love for NuttZo, I should probably tell you what it’s all about.  NuttZo is a gourmet seven nut and seed butter that comes in three amazing flavors: Original, Power Fuel & Peruvian Dark Chocolate! Each flavor comes in both a crunchy and a smooth version (all organic of course 😉 ).  I was sent a jar of Original to try along with individual packets of both Power Fuel and Peruvian Dark Chocolate.  While I was tempted to rip into the chocolate packet first (because, duh- it’s chocolate), I held off and muscle opened the jar to start with.  

As soon as I scooped a spoonful, I not so gracefully shoved it in my mouth  and tasted nothing like I have ever tasted before! The flavors of peanuts, cashews, almonds, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, flax seeds and sunflower seeds all exploded together in the nut and seed butter symphony! My taste buds were singing while I struggled to refrain from eating the entire jar! If this was so mind-blowing I could only imagine how delicious the Peruvian Dark Chocolate and Power Fuel would taste. 

NuttZo Review & Giveaway!

SPOILER ALERT: I love them both, obviously.  The chocolate tasted almost like an indulgence of sorts but since it only has 2 grams of sugar per serving and is made up of all organic nuts and seeds- I don’t feel the least bit of guilt spreading a bit on my toast :) The Power Fuel also tasted equally as amazing and would be perfect for a pre or post workout snack! 

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I was also able to manage to spread some of the Original Crunchy on some toast before devouring it.  Check out all this nut and seed butter goodness:NuttZo Review & Giveaway!

Seriously, it tastes as good as it looks.  I usually buy my almond butter smooth and have tried crunchy peanut butter in the past but this takes it to a whole new level.  Even my kids are nuts about NuttZo and I am sad to report that nearly half of the jar is already gone.  

I had planned on making one of the amazing recipes that they had listed on their site with this nut and seed butter goodness but most of the recipes I wanted to make called for more NuttZo than I was willing to part with (ok, more than I had left because I pretty much ate it all).  Anyway, I  did manage to come up with a smoothie recipe for it which is perfect because all of the nuts and seeds in NuttZo are things I usually include in my smoothie anyway-so it worked out perfectly!

On top of NuttZo just being plain delicious, the company itself is pretty awesome! When I was reading the story behind the company I realized that I had something in common with the founders other than our love for nut butter.  Back in 2002, they adopted a son from Ukraine and learned that he was only in the fifth percentile for his weight and age.  They needed to help him gain weight and since he was only accustomed to smooth textures, they resorted to a nut and seed butter blend to properly nourish his growing body.  Lo and behold NuttZo was born! Though She Be But Little- NuttZo

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While reading their story, I couldn’t help but relate.  I too have a daughter who is underweight and requires proper nourishing.  She stopped growing in utero, was born fighting for her life and was failing to thrive at two weeks old.  Though her infancy was a struggle, she is now three and otherwise healthy and hitting all her milestones except for her weight- she doesn’t even touch the charts.  The one food she loves; nut butter.  If all else fails, this kid will eat a jar of it.  NuttZo is better than nut butter- it’s nourishing and purposefully blended with nuts and seeds that provide a multitude of vitamins and minerals.  It is perfection in a jar! NuttZo Project Left Behind

As if NuttZo couldn’t be any more amazing- the sale of the products also help fund Project Left Behind which is a non-profit organization that was founded by the creators of NuttZo to support other children that were ‘left behind’ at the orphanage in Ukraine.  Super nut and seed butter with a cause is pretty freakin’ awesome if you ask me! 

Oh and did I mention they also offered to do a giveaway of a jar of their Original NuttZo to one of my lucky readers? Like I said, they’re pretty freakin’ awesome! You can enter the giveaway below using the rafflecopter.  One random winner will be selected and once emailed have 48 hours to respond! Ends 9/18- GOOD LUCK! :) 
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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!


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Reply September 9, 2014

AH I always see this in the store, but it's quite expensive to buy, so I just admire it! Kudos to your self control, I WOULD HAVE EATEN THE WHOLE JAR AT ONCE then been mad I didn't savor it :P
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Kim D.
Reply September 9, 2014

You don't have to convince me. Nuttzo chunky is a staple of my morning! Nuttzo on cinnamon raisin Ezekiel bread is amazing!

Reply September 9, 2014

I'd go for the Smooth Power Fuel with Chia!

Teresa Thorne
Reply September 9, 2014

I would love to try the ones w/ the Chia in them. I have tried the original and chunky and totally in love with them.

Reply September 9, 2014

I've got to try this! Although I am a HUGE nut butter fan (my daily vise) I was most moved by how this product started as well as there heart to give back the Ukrainian orphans!!!
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    Reply September 9, 2014

    The nut & seed butter really is fantastic but I love the cause too! It's awesome!

Reply September 9, 2014

Nuttzo is really so good. Hard to believe that it is the healthiest and the tastiest

Michelle B
Reply September 9, 2014

I'd love to try Original crunchy. It sounds delicious!

Reply September 9, 2014

Love NUTTZO Original - crunchy and creamy!!!

Reply September 9, 2014

Have heard so many great things about Nuttzo, would love to try!! It's something my picky toddler, and I would eat by the spoonful!
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    Reply September 9, 2014

    My kids and I just ate it for breakfast this morning- it really delicious!

David Birney
Reply September 9, 2014

I also love Nuttzo, it is so yummy.

cait @pieceofcait
Reply September 9, 2014

any of these sound fantastic but i have my eye on Peruvian Dark Chocolate<3

Reply September 9, 2014

You know me, I'm down for a good time :D I've tried the original before, and I would say that I would love to try the chocolate, but I often find chocolate spreads too overwhelming for everyday use. But really, I DON"T CUUUR SEND IT OVA
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    Reply September 9, 2014

    Hahaha Suz! You have to try this- I think you could come up with a pretty delicious baking recipe for the chocolate!! :)

Paige c
Reply September 9, 2014

I would want the dark chocolate flavor most! I always see this is the store and have bought the original before!

Reply September 9, 2014

I have tried nuttzo and it is definitely my favorite nut butter. Love the peanut free one the most!

Amanda - RunToTheFinish
Reply September 9, 2014

OHHH how does one pick... but I'll say Power Fuel

Leah Lutz
Reply September 9, 2014

As a nut butter fan, I absolutely cannot wait to try this! 7 seeds & nuts?!? YES!!! I'll blog about it to :) Looking forward to ordering my jarS!

Katie Dawson
Reply September 9, 2014

I would love to try the power fuel with chia seeds!

Cassie @ Almost Getting It Together
Reply September 9, 2014

I want to try creamy chocolate... because that is the only one I haven't tried!
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    Reply September 9, 2014

    The creamy chocolate was delish- I need to try the crunchy chocolate, I bet I could eat an entire jar in one sitting!

Teresa Gill
Reply September 9, 2014

I bought 5 jars a few months ago and I am on my last jar. I put it into my smoothies for some added protein-but mostly just spoon it out of the jar. YUMMY!

Kristen M
Reply September 9, 2014

I would love to try their power fuel with chia combo.

Reply September 9, 2014

Heck I'd go for ALL of them! But if I must pick one, I'll go dark chocolate.
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Reply September 9, 2014

I can never find this. I would love to win. I love the crunch NuttZo!

Amanda H
Reply September 9, 2014

Mmm I would LOVE to try the chocolate flavor!
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Megan @ outlawontherun
Reply September 9, 2014

The chocolate! YUM.
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Karen Meraw
Reply September 9, 2014

the organic crunchy!! I love crunchy on hot toast… melts right in

Stacey Niedzwiecki
Reply September 9, 2014

Crunchy dark chocolate! Two of my favorite things together!

Ann P-L
Reply September 9, 2014

I want to try the crunchy dark chocolate. Yum!

Reply September 9, 2014

Oy, I dead-agree with your review: Nuttzo was love at first mouthful -- or even less than a mouthful. I was pleased a peaches the first time I tried it. Gluten-free. Like dessert.

But I haven't tried the varieties! I didn't know there were so many now. I'd love to try the Fuel, or the Chocolate PF.
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Reply September 10, 2014

I HAVE to get my hands on some of this stuff! I haven't seen it during any of my recent trips south of the border :( It looks and sounds amazing.

Thank you for sharing your story about your daughter...she looks like a tough little cookie! :)
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    Reply September 10, 2014

    Thanks, she is quite tough. Only 23 lbs and holding two 10lb kb's in each hand in that picture!

    You definitely need to try Nuttzo- if I have to ship you some I will! :)

Janelle @Wholly Healthy
Reply September 10, 2014

I'd love to try the Peruvian Dark Chocolate!
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Reply September 10, 2014

Would love to try the Original

ellen casper
Reply September 10, 2014

I would love to try the original flavor.

Amy Lauren
Reply September 10, 2014

I'd try original to keep it simple since I've never tried this nut butter before. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!
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Reply September 10, 2014

I hope I win - I want to try Original :)

Reply September 10, 2014

Peruvian Dark Chocolate
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Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy
Reply September 10, 2014

I haven't heard of this before, but you have made me want to go in to the kitchen and have a big spoonful of peanut butter. Yum!
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Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes
Reply September 10, 2014

Ummm, hello dark chocolate :)
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liz l
Reply September 10, 2014

Smooth Power Fuel with Chia

Angela @ Happy Fit Mama
Reply September 10, 2014

The dark chocolate is hands down my fav!
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Reply September 10, 2014

Crunchy nuttzo original sounds yummy. Chocolate might be interesting, too!

Reply September 10, 2014

I havent tried any of this brand....yet. I would love to try it ! Count me in!
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Reply September 11, 2014

I can't decide which I'd like to try.. they all sound amazing and I've heard such great things about each flavor!
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Mary Beth Jackson
Reply September 11, 2014

That looks delish! Anything with chocolate in it gets my vote! Great review!
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Reply September 11, 2014

This looks and sounds amazing! I am excited to try it! I usually buy everything from Whole Foods but I don't remember seeing it. How much does this run? Now I spend between $10 and $15 for my almond butter depending on the brand.

    Reply September 11, 2014

    It is SO good, Amber! It depends on the flavor but the Original is around $13.99 a jar (I pay that for store brand almond butter) while the Power Fuel is more expensive and runs around $19.99.

kelly mcgrew
Reply September 11, 2014

i most want to try the original flavor!

Reply September 11, 2014

This is a wildly difficult decision. D: I'd go with the Power Fuel Crunch with Chia though! :D
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Jennifer Herman
Reply September 12, 2014

I would love to try the Power FUEL* CRUNCHY with Chia!

John Herman
Reply September 12, 2014

I would like to try Power Fuel Crunchy with Chia.

Shay @ Whine Less, Breathe More
Reply September 12, 2014

So many yummy choices! I would pick Dark Chocolate.
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Reply September 12, 2014

I would love to try the power fuel with chia seeds!
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Reply September 12, 2014

I think I need to try the original, but.. dark chocolate!?! Yum!
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Reply September 13, 2014

I'd like to try the dark chocolate one.

Amanda J
Reply September 13, 2014

Most definitely the one with dark chocolate. Yum!

Julie G
Reply September 13, 2014

they all look delicous.. would try the Power Fuel one first

Reply September 14, 2014

Dark Chocolate sounds the best!!

Renee @ Bendiful Blog
Reply September 15, 2014

I've never tried Nutzo but it looks pretty good!
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Reply September 15, 2014

I like the original flavor. It's been years since I've had it!
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Denise @ Healthy Disney Family
Reply September 17, 2014

Original crunchy sounds awesome! I haven't tried NuttZo yet but would like to.

Kelly Faber
Reply September 17, 2014

The dark chocolate flavor sounds so yummy! Would love to try them all though!

Reply September 17, 2014

I want to try original
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Reply September 17, 2014

Mmmmmm....dark chocolate!!!
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