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Make It A Healthy VALENTINE'S DAY with These Delicious and Decadent Food + Drink Ideas

Updated: May 25




Happy February Fam! I wanted to let you know that many of the brands that I have partnered with are having some amazing Valentines Day Sales that you don't want to miss!

To me, Valentine's Day is a day to put out extra love into the universe whether that means gift giving, acts of service, gifting someone your time etc. Valentine's is for EVERYONE! Shop for yourself, your significant other, your best friend, your Galentine, a first responder, teacher etc. I'm so happy to be promoting brands that I truly love & that we use in our home on a regular basis. By supporting these brands, most of which are small businesses, you're voting to keep them up & running. Their sales are intentional & they are excited to offer you these savings! SO....grab that hot cocoa (or your favorite beverage), find a comfy place to sit & check out all the wonderful brands that I have consciously curated below. *Don't forget to also use the additional COUPON CODES (where applicable) at checkout that I provided for you below!


Watch the videos or scroll the pics below to learn more about each, SHOP the brand by clicking on the brand name in all caps (in blue)






ORA ORGANIC


Plant-based Nutrition. Ora Organic creates the cleanest plant-based supplements for sports nutrition, beauty, gut health and more. Ora Organic is creating the ultimate experience in health and wellness: from high-quality sourcing and rigorous testing to delicious flavors and premium packaging.



Ora is a conscious brand that reflects the principles I value — trustworthy, well-researched, innovative, and ultimately better for people and the planet. And of course, since day one: completely plant-based! If you care about quality, you’ve come to the right place.




These are only just a few of Ora Organic's products:

"Easy Being Green" (Superfood Greens Powder in Orange) / "Good As Gold" (Organic Golden Milk Powder in Turmeric) / "So Lean & So Clean" (Plant Based Superfood Protein Powder in either Chocolate, Vanilla or Vanilla Chai)
"Aloe Gorgeous" (Plant Based Collagen Boosting Powder in either Vanilla, Peanut Butter or Chocolate) / "Renewable Energy" (Organic Pre-Workout Powder in either Raspberry Lemonade, Beet Pomegranate or Ceremonial Matcha)
"Trust Your Gut" (Organic Probiotics with Prebiotics Powder in either Apple Raspberry or Lavender Lemonade) / "Break It Down" (Plant Based Digestive Enzymes Powder in Pineapple)

Check out the video below to learn more & tap ORA ORGANIC above in blue to shop their products!



PURITY COFFEE

Coupon Code:

DEROSA20

(*20% OFF for first time customers)


Coffee is mostly treated as an industrial crop & often commercial coffee is sprayed with pesticides & sometimes left to mold or ferment before it’s shipped. Purity only sources organic beans & tests all green coffee for mold, pesticides & Ochratoxin A (which can cause kidney damage).

Purity’s founders made a commitment to freshness, only storing green beans for 15 months, roasting only according to the number of orders received & shipping the roasted beans to the customer within 48 hours of roasting in bags flushed with nitrogen. Purity Coffee is the only coffee Mama Joy & I will drink.

However, organic coffee beans were merely to be the starting point. To deliver a coffee optimized for health benefits, the organic coffee needed to also be specialty-grade. Watch the video below to learn more!




MID-DAY SQUARES


Coupon Code:

DEROSA15

(15% off)


A protein packed, fiber rich, functional chocolate bar. What exactly is a functional chocolate bar? Imagine a chocolate bar making love to a protein bar but getting rid of all the bad characteristics of the protein bar. Only using REAL whole food ingredients & made with REAL chocolate.

All of Mid-Day Squares products are Vegan, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, NON-GMO, 100% ORGANIC & most importantly, they do not use any preservatives or anything artificial in their product.



OLIPOP

Coupon Code:

DEROSA15

(15% off)


OLIPOP is the healthy alternative to soda you've been searching for. ... All the flavors are wonderful and sweet, despite only sporting 35–45 calories per can.

Olipop is Vegan + Gluten-Free. OLIPOP is a new type of soda.

Instead of unhealthy additives and hard-to-pronounce chemicals, each can is packed with 9 grams of fiber, and between 2-5 grams of sugar.

Olipop has created delicious sparkling tonics made with prebiotics, botanicals and plant fiber for a happy, healthy gut. The first clinically backed digestive health beverage that meets consumers' real-world taste preferences. Olipop delivers genuine innovation.

Life is too short not to enjoy it, and too long to spoil it. We can have our sweet cravings without sacrificing our health. Soda is a shortcut with no long term benefits. OLIPOP is an off ramp to a healthy and delicious experience.

Options

Variety Packs (12 cans): The Sampler, Old School Classics, Fruity Variety Pack, Pink Pops

Single Flavor Packs (12 cans): Classic Root Beer, Vintage Cola, Strawberry Vanilla, Orange Squeeze, Cherry Vanilla, Classic Grape, Ginger Lemon

Gift Card: Not sure what flavor to get someone? Get 'em a gift card!



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PHASEY


Phasey is a reproductive wellness brand rooted in whole food nutrition. Phasey stands for education, representation & a science-based integrative approach to hormonal health. Phasey makes functional food for better periods.


Phasey's products include:

* Seed Cycle Blends - available in: pepita flax + sesame sunflower

* Hemp Heart Protein - available in: strawberry, chocolate & no frills.

* Sex Chocolate - vegan + made with shatavari, which supports libido, energy & stress relief.

* Period Chocolate - vegan + paleo + made with 30mg of full spectrum hemp extract in a fancy chocolate truffle. Use for period pain, cramps, anxiety, headaches, or simply to take the edge off.
...and much more!


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DATE LADY


Coupon Code:

DEROSA10

(10% off)


Date Lady offers the most delicious assortment of products to please both the date lover or most discerning foodie including organic California dates, date sugar, chocolate spread & coconut caramel sauce sweetened only with... you guessed it, dates! All of Date Lady products are Non-GMO, Gluten Free and Kosher.

Dates are a fruit rich in dietary potassium, fiber, iron and magnesium. Dates contain a wide range of trace elements like boron, cobalt, copper, fluorine, magnesium, manganese, selenium, and zinc! Did you know, that dates have more potassium ounce for ounce than a banana?!!! Dates are an excellent source of energy, and are great for pre or post workout.

Date Lady products include:

Date Paste / Chocolate Spread *Take 1* / Smoked Maple Date Syrup
Sweet Chili Sauce / BBQ Sauce / Coconut Date Sauce / Date Syrup LOVE IT Squeeze / Date Sugar / Chocolate Spread / Organic Date Syrup / Gift Cards Coffee Mugs / Have a Nice Date T-Shirt / Value Packs



BREAD SRSLY


Coupon Code:

DEROSA

(FREE shipping)



Bread Srsly is an inclusive brand to create products for people with autoimmune disorders, with food allergies, intolerances & aversions. We harness wild fermentation to create food that nourishes & supports gut health.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Toast

Valentine's Day is on a Monday this year, so if you need a quick, yet festive way to kick off the day, look no further!⁠
💘Toast up a slice of Bread SRSLY...my favorite is their Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough!
💘Use a cookie cutter or sharp knife to cut your toast into a heart shape (save the scraps for breadcrumbs or croutons!)⁠

💘Schmear generously with Date Lady's Chocolate Spread⁠ which you can find above.

💘 Top with sliced strawberries and sprinkles if you have 'em⁠!



Bread Srsly's collection includes:

Classic GF Sourdough Loaf
Seeded GF Sourdough Loaf Cinnamon Raisin GF Sourdough Loaf
GF Sourdough Mixed - 3 Pack
GF Loaves + Rolls Sampler - 3 Pack Gluten, Gum + Rice Free Sourdough Sandwich Rolls - 12 Pack
Classic GF Sourdough Dinner Rolls - 24 Pack
Gum Free, Rice-Free Sourdough Pack GF Sourdough Value Pack - 2 XL Loaves







PRIMAL KITCHEN

Coupon Code:

DEROSA10

(10% off)


Make your Valentine's Day super yummy by making something delicious and healthy from Primal Kitchen!

After achieving new heights of wellness & vitality through real-food eating, Mark Sisson set out to create the world’s best-tasting, real-food pantry staples, starting with a mayonnaise made with avocado oil. Today, Primal Kitchen delivers on its promise of uncompromisingly delicious condiments, dressings/marinades, avocado oils, protein bars, collagen protein powder & bars, and whey protein that focus on fats we love, clean ingredients & uncompromisingly delicious flavor.

Primal Kitchen products are unlike any others that you’ll find in the grocery store. The entire collection aims to satiate exquisitely with real, simple, exceptional ingredients—like avocado oil, collagen, oil of oregano & apple cider vinegar—that contain no dairy, gluten, grain, refined sugar or soy.

As Mark would say, EAT LIKE YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT, because it does. So, what does that mean? It means that food can lead you down a path of disease, pain & despair. Or, it means that it can lift you up to new heights so you can find the greatest amount of pleasure, joy & contentment from every moment possible. It means enjoying excellent health & wellness, loving time with family & friends, valuing a good night’s sleep, relishing a brisk workout, appreciating better productivity at work & savoring every bite of food you eat!

Primal Kitchen also has tons of delicious recipes on their website organized by lifestyle: Keto, Paleo, Whole30, Primal (Meat Eaters), Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, No Dairy and broken down by category: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Beverages, Brunch, Salad, Sides, Snacks, Desserts and Meal Planning!



RECESS


Free Shipping

Recess is not a CBD brand, rather, a company with a mission to provide a way to help their consumers feel “calm, cool and collected.”

Each of their all-natural sparkling waters (blood orange, black cherry, coconut lime, pomegranate hibiscus, peach ginger, and blackberry chai) are formulated with filtered water, 10 mg of broad-spectrum hemp extract (CBD), and three other adaptogenic ingredients: American ginseng to improve memory, lemon balm to boost vitality and L-theanine to reduce stress.

Recess also includes a line of self-made apparel (“realitywear”) and ongoing limited release collaborations with top like-minded brands.


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SAKARA


Organic Meal Delivery
"The Anti-Crazy Cleanse" - DailyCandy

Whether you want to change your eating habits, need a kickstart, or a reset, SAKARA Life makes it so easy and yummy with their delicious nutrient dense, plant based meals delivered right to your door! They make meals that you can eat right out of the fridge or quickly heat up if you want.

I love SAKARA because they make it so easy to eat food that is:

Plant Based
Organic
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Gut Healing
Non-Inflammatory

Helps:
Balance Blood Sugar
Balance Hormones
Regulate Digestive System


SAKARA Life is a Healthy Living company that helps you achieve and maintain your optimum level of health and well-being. Sakara doesn't believe in counting calories or carbs (or pounds for that matter), they support you by revolutionizing the way you think about their food and health!

The Sakara Organic Meal delivery is a revolutionary program that cleanses and detoxes your body the way nature intended. No powders, no juices, no refined sugars, no starving yourself. Just fresh, delicious, thoughtfully-prepared meals that are nutritionally designed to give your body what it needs so that it can let go of whatever it doesn't (toxins, excess weight, etc. yuck!). Nature knows best. Let it do its magic and bring your body back to balance.

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Please message me if you have any questions or comments! Peace, Love & Blessings Nicole






Disclaimer: Information provided in this post is for informational purposes only. However, this information is NOT intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional, or any information contained on or in any product. Do not use the information provided in this blog post for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing medication or other treatment. Always speak with your physician or other healthcare professional before taking any medication or nutritional, herbal or other supplement, or using any treatment for a health problem. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider promptly. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking professional advice because of something you have read in this post.

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