Vegan Cuts Snack Box Subscription Review – June 2016
The Vegan Cuts Snack Box is a monthly subscription box full of vegan and natural food products and snacks. Many of the items will be gluten free, but this box is not a dedicated gluten free box.
This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: Vegan Cuts Snack Box
The Cost: $22.95
The Products: 7-10 vegan snacks, pantry items, and occasionally supplements.
Ships to: US for free, Canada for $8, and worldwide for $15.
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The box came with this information car detailing the items in the box.
Love Grown Foods Power O’s Chocolate (1.1 oz) – Value $0.42
I’ve had these before. Maybe from Vegan Cuts? I don’t usually eat cold cereal but these make a decent afternoon snack (just dry).
Guru Organic Energy Drink (8.4 fl oz) – Value $2.04
I’ve had this before, too. Almost certainly from Vegan Cuts. I think because I don’t typically drink things with sugar, this tasted pretty good to me. Of all the energy drinks I’ve tried, this is definitely one of the most tolerable!
Pacific Organic Seitan in Italian Herb (12 oz) – Value $4.69
I opened this box right after we went to the supermarket so I have not eaten this yet (have to think of something to do with it and then buy the requisite ingredients). Seitan is made from wheat gluten and is a great alternative protein source for vegans and vegetarians. I have been wanting to try seitan for awhile but never bought it. This will give me the push I need, though.
Kunachia Chia Shot (0.35 oz) – Value $0.42
Chia is a staple in my kitchen. This will get used, either in oatmeal or a smoothie.
Next Organics Dried Coconut (6 oz) – Value $8 (?)
This product was odd. We go through a lot of dried coconut and I do appreciate that it’s unsweetened. However, the stuff we usually buy is pure white. This still has a bit of the brown (from the inside of the shell?) on all the pieces. (I couldn’t find this specific item online so I estimated the price based on similar organic coconut brands.)
Tasty Brand Organic Sandwich Cookies in Vanilla Cupcake (1.38 oz) – Value $1.19
This was a spoiler item for the month. In retrospect, I wish I had tried these dunked in Crio-Bru. I am not such a fan of sandwich cookies, but I’m sure for sandwich cookies these are good. Definitely they don’t have any of the gunk from Oreos in them.
Laiki Black Rice Crackers (0.74 oz) – Value $1.24
I have had these many times before. I like them. I eat them plain, but I think they might be really nice dipped in chocolate or caramel for a salty/sweet taste.
Spiced and Infused Bombay Seasoning Popcorn (1.1 oz) – Value $1.25
This had excellent nutritional value (fiber, whole grain, low sodium, etc.). And it also tasted good – but I really like Indian spices, so I might be biased. It might give you bad breath, though (it had both garlic and onion powder).
Fruigees 24 Carrot Orange Fruit Snack (3.5 oz) – Value $1.89
This was a standard pouch snack. I would never buy pouches for myself but I don’t mind trying them in subscription boxes. You couldn’t tell from the flavor there were vegetables in there – it basically had an orange flavor.
Simply 7 Kale Chips in Sea Salt (0.8 oz) – Value $0.80
These had more kale in them than I remembered (yeah, I’ve had them before, too). There is a fair amount of potato starch, but they’re green and you can definitely taste the kale. I like them a lot better than eating greens with dinner, though I’m not sure they should count as vegetables…
There were also a couple of coupons for items in the box.
Verdict: I calculated a value of about $21.95 for this month’s Vegan Cuts Snack Box. That’s pretty close to the value of the box and a fairly typical value for a food box. There were some new items that I was excited about (e.g. seitan, plus the popcorn was delicious) as well as some familiar products (Simply 7 chips, Laiki crackers, Power O’s, Guru drink). Overall, a pretty standard month for Vegan Cuts with decent variety (pantry items, savory snacks, sweet snacks, a drink, etc.). If you like the looks of the items above, you will probably be pretty happy with a Vegan Cuts subscription!
What do you think of the June 2016 Vegan Cuts Snack Box?