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Bestowed Subscription Box Review & Coupon – December 2013

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Bestowed is a monthly subscription box that focuses on healthy foods and snacks. The box is curated by celebrity nutritionist Heather Bauer, and she includes healthy tips are recipes with every box!


The Subscription Box: Bestowed

The Cost: $19 a month (get a free month with annual subscription)

COUPON: Use coupon code LOVEHEALTHY to save $5 off your first box!

The Products: Healthy snacks and food items selected by nutritionist Heather Bauer.

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The booklet included comes with a letter from Heather and some recipe ideas, in addition to details about the food items selected for the box.


Saffron Road Thai Red Curry Simmer Sauce – Value $4.25

This sauce is vegan and gluten-free! It’s also made with wholesome ingredients – definitely a great pantry item for non-Plated meal nights!


Kind Bar in Dark Chocolate Chili Almond – Value $1.50

Snikiddy All Natural Baked Fries in Cheddar – Value $1.50

My husband liked the cheddar fries, and I love Kind bars, so these items were wins!


Pacific Organic Chicken Simply Stock – Value $2

Simple Organic Mediterranean Herb Greek Yogurt Dip – Value $2

Organic chicken broth and Simply Organic mixes are both staples in our pantry, so I’m always happy to have more. (I love these smaller chicken stock containers). I use simply organic chili mix nearly every week, so I love trying new mixes – I may even try this with coconut yogurt!


I Heart Keenwah in Ginger Peanut – Value $5

These were really good, but very hard (not sure if I just tried them too soon after they had been in the cold weather though).

Verdict: I thought the curation of the box this month was excellent. All the products were healthy and many of them were organic. I also appreciate a mix of snack and pantry items. On the flip side, this month’s value wasn’t as great as other months. I paid $19 for this box and received $16.25 worth of items (plus a $1 off coupon for Saffron Road items). If they consistently sent out boxes with a value of less than what I paid, I would probably think about canceling this subscription, but most boxes have had a value of more than what I paid, plus I really like the items this month, so I’ll keep subscribing!

What did you think of the December Bestowed box?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. Liz,
    I would LOVE to send you a sample pack of our purees!! We have three other veggies, in addition to the butternut squash. Please email me with your mailing address. Thanks 🙂

  2. I feel like these subscription boxes are going to kill themselves by at least not matching the value of what you paid. A box should NEVER have a value below what was paid.

    • I agree. I ordered my first box and was VERY disappointed at how little we get. It doesn’t even add up to what we pay for. It did introduced me to food options I’ve never had before and they were all great. I ended up cancelling my subscription with them.

  3. A bunch of those products are at my local Whole Foods- I think I would subscribe to something like this only if it would introduce me to new foods.

  4. Was planning to cancel and nothing in this month’s box changed my mind. Good, but not quite good enough.

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