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February’s Box | Rosehive Superfoods Box

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Discover What’s inside February’s Self Love Box

Click HERE to download February’s Recipe & Insert Guide

We are so excited to share with you what’s inside our February Rosehive Superfoods Box. Hopefully you’re reading this and unwrapping your very own box right now too!! Since it’s February, we wanted to celebrate the importance of SELF LOVE! So this box can be a date night wrapped into one (There are tons of nourishing and aphrodisiac superfoods to explore in this box); but also a party-of-one kind of box. Nourishing your soul is important and we hope you embrace it with the help from this box whether you share it with a loved one or not!

Click HERE for February’s Recipe – We’re making Superfood Spring Rolls! 

Snack 1: BRAMI Lupini Beans

The legend of BRAMI dates back to the Ancient Egyptians Pharaohs, who brought lupini seeds with them in their tombs to the afterlife. Roman warriors relied on this protein-packed bean to fuel them on long journeys. Lupini beans are a good source of dietary fiber and protein. One cup of cooked lupini beans provides 200 calories, 5 grams of fiber and a whopping 26 grams of protein.

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Snack 2: Blossom Bite Cookies

Through the use of edible flowers, New York small business, Blossom Bite seeks to create an experience where nature and food come together to inspire the delight of being outdoors for the busy urbanite. Each cookie is handcrafted using quality ingredients. These chewy, yet spicy cookies are created using hibiscus petals for a sweet, tart, spicy finish on the tongue.

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Snack 3: Fruit Bliss Organic Turkish Figs

Figs are a fruit species of the ficus tree. They have the highest mineral and fiber content of all common fruits, nuts, or vegetables. One serving of these Fruit Bliss Organic Turkish Figs (fresh or dried) provides 6% of the Daily Value for calcium and iron, and 7% of the Daily Value for potassium. Figs are an excellent source of dietary fiber (1 serving provides 5 grams of fiber — 20% of the Daily Value!). They are also is rich in antioxidants, which appear to increase as they ripen. All of this for about 20 to 40 calories per fig. It’s no wonder they’re called “nature’s most nearly perfect fruit.”

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Snack 4: Chocolove Chilies & Cherries in Dark Chocolate
Dark chocolate with Ancho and Chipotle chilies and dried cherries offer flavors that transition from a deep sweet cherry and finish on a pleasantly warm chili note. This combination by Chocolove is to die for! Eating chilies may have cardiovascular benefits by protecting the fats in your blood from free-radicals. Chile peppers also give your immune system a boost with their concentrated levels of beta-carotene and Vitamin A.

Chocolove Chilies & Cherries in Dark Chocolate
Superfood Drink: Rebel Kitchen Chai Mylk

Delicious, organic chai coconut mylk made with love by Rebel Kitchen. No additives, no preservatives, no worries. Ingredients: Water, coconut milk (11%), date nectar, cacao (2%), cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric. Cinnamon helps control blood sugar and aids in digestion. It also has antioxidant properties. Drink it straight or try adding it to oatmeal or blended up with a banana in a smoothie.

Rebel Kitchen Chai Mylk

Superfood Powder: Wild Foods Moringa Oleifera

The Moringa plant has been used used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and is gaining popularity again as a superfood for its highly nutritious profile and powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and tissue-protective properties. Being a green plant, it’s full of antioxidants as many green plants usually do. But there’s something more that allows Moringa to beat many other leaf green superfoods; protein. Moringa has all 9 of nature’s essential amino acids, making it a “complete protein”. How to use: Mix 1/2 TSP in warm water, tea, coffee, smoothies or shakes. Use in salad dressings, salads and other cooking applications. We like to make Moringa oleifera guacamole. Thank you Wild Foods!

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Herb: Rosebuds

Rosebuds have been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. They have been found to contain vitamin C which boosts the immune system, promotes healthy skin and bones, and helps the body absorb iron. Rosebud tea is high in antioxidants called catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate, known as EGCG. EGCG has also be shown to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells surrounding them. Rosebud Herbal Tea has a captivating scent and when infused, the tea liquid is evenly pink with an aromatic, sweet flavor that can be enjoyed hot or cold. But that’s not the only way to use these rosebuds: Get creative with them – click HERE to learn about all the ways you can incorporate Rosebuds into your lifestyle and culinary experiments.
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Surprise Item: Yogi Tea – Positive Energy

Sweet Tangerine Positive Energy tea combines herbs traditionally used to uplift the spirit and a blend of Assam Black Tea and Green Maté to help provide energy. Lotus Flower and Tangerine flavors add sweet, floral and fruity notes for a bright and spirited tea that’s sure to leave you smiling. View all the ingredients in this tea and begin to learn about them, they are sure to leave you light and balanced!

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Surprise Item: Rice Paper

When you first take them out of the package they resemble very thin and patterned vinyl albums more than something you’d eat. To turn it into a wrapper, you simply dip one in a bowl or shallow pan of warm water for up to 10 seconds to soften. By the time you’ve added filling and folded it up it will have softened further until it’s that chewy, stretchy, and a delicious spring roll. And remember, a good dipping sauce is key! Click HERE to see February’s full recipe using these Spring Roll Rice Wrappers!

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Did you try February’s Box of Rosehive Superfoods? We’d love to know what you think! Leave a comment below or share your review on social media and hashtag #RosehiveBox!


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Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment. Please consult your medical care provider before using herbal medicine, particularly if you have a known medical condition or if you are nursing or pregnant.

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