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UrthBox Subscription Box Review + Free Box Coupon – September 2017

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Urthbox September 2017

UrthBox is a monthly subscription that introduces subscribers to delicious and healthy new snacks. Every box includes a selection of non-GMO, organic, and healthy snacks, beverages, and more.

Subscribers select from four different box sizes and the following versions: The Classic, The Gluten-Free, The Vegan, and The Diet.

Urthbox September 2017

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This review is of the Mini Vegan, $19.99 a month, box.

Urthbox September 2017

The Subscription Box: UrthBox

The Cost: $19.99/monthly for the mini box (6+ snacks); $29.99/monthly for the small box (12+ snacks); $39.99/monthly for the medium box (17+ snacks); $49.99/monthly for the large box (24+ snacks) (Less per month with longer subscription plans.)

COUPON: Use code PROMO10 to save $10 off your first box!

The Products: Safe, healthy, and natural snacks and beverages from trustworthy brands.

Ships to: Free shipping to the U.S., $6.95 to Canada, and $14.95 a box worldwide.

Check out all of our UrthBox reviews and the Food Subscription Box Directory to discover other snack subscription boxes.

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Inside the box, there’s a card detailing the Urthbox credits program.

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There are also coupons for Naked Wines, Herbaland, and Tea Pigs.

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Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs: Vegan White Cheddar, 1 oz. – Value $1.32

These crispy puffs were super tasty. Each puff is a bit more substantial than the orange cheese dust-covered version that we’re all familiar with (and not to mention healthier). They have a satisfying denseness with each crunch, and the white cheddar flavor is spot on. Love!

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Hungry Buddha Coconut Chips: Pumpkin Spice with Turmeric, 1.4 oz. – Value $2.75

Bring on the pumpkin flavored everything. I’m by no means a fanatic of this seasonal favorite, but I can definitely get down with the occasion PSL and pumpkin pie slice, of course. Being that coconut chips are one of my favorite snacks, I was thrilled to give this flavor a try. It didn’t disappoint! The chips are delicate with a wonderful crunch, and the pumpkin/turmeric coating is subtle enough to add a bit of richness to the already creamy coconut flavor.

Urthbox September 2017

Teapigs Licorice and Peppermint, 1 tea bag – Buy 50 bags for $14.58 from Nutriglow

First impression: the NAME. What? I love it. This tea is refreshing with just a touchy of anise-y natural sweetness from the licorice. I don’t normally add anything to my tea aside from the occasional lemon wedge with black or green varieties, but, if you’re the kind of person who normally adds sugar, you definitely don’t need it with this tea. The bags are also adorably pyramid-shaped! Another thing worth noting: I’m not sure how accurate the pricing is here since I kept finding a package of 50 tea bags in the $30-$50 range in addition to this rogue $14.58 package. It’s a UK brand, so I bet that has something to do with the variation in pricing being that I’m located in the US.

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Kashi Chocolate Almond Sea Salt Chewy Granola Bar, 1.2 oz. – Buy a box of 6 bars for $2.99 from Target

Granola and protein bars are some of my favorite items to receive in snack boxes. It’s just so convenient to throw them in your bag for a midday pick-me-up (and I need a lot of those these days). This one is delightful. I love a sweet and salty combo, and, while I wish that the saltiness came through a bit more than it did, this bar was nicely balanced and satisfyingly chewy.

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That’s It Bar: 1 Apple + 1/4 Coconut, 1.2 oz. – Buy a box of 12 for $16.50 from Advantage Nutrition

More coconut! Yessss. It’s awesome that these bars have so few ingredients. I would’ve never thought that I’d enjoy this combo so much, but it really works. I’m excited to try some of That’s It’s more unique bars like Pear Ginger and Apple Blueberry.

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Herbaland Protein Gummies, 50g – Buy a case of 12 50g pouches for $32.01 USD

Whoa — the concept of protein gummies is new to me and very cool! Each of these 50g pouches contains 28g of fiber and 10g of protein. Apparently, these are ideal for muscle recovery and growth post-workout. I’m 9 months pregnant and not exactly doing strenuous cardio like I used to, but I’m excited to give these a try again a few months. Their texture is sort of grainy and heavy but not in an off-putting way.

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Crazy Richard’s 100% Peanut Powder, 0.42 oz. – Buy a pack of 8 0.42 oz. packets for $19.96

Peanut butter powder can get kinda weird, in my opinion, so I’m typically not huge on it. However, I like the idea of it having so many uses. The back of this package suggests several: blend it, mix it, bake it, shake it, stir it, top it, and drink it. I love the idea of adding this into a shake or mixing it into cookie dough for some extra protein (6g per serving).

Verdict: UrthBox continues to impress me with its quality vegan treats! This month definitely skewed on the sweet side, but that was good news for my recent sweet tooth. I’d much rather opt for a naturally sweet fruit bar rather than on over-processed candy bar. For $19.99, I received 7 snacks at a value of $2.86 per snack. Considering the small portions of most items, I’m not sure that this is entirely worth it. However, this month did have quite a few stand-outs. I loved the chickpea puffs, coconut chips, and both bars. Plus the protein gummies and peanut powder were interesting to test out, and I did end up enjoying those too! This is a great box for adventurous vegans and healthy snackers, overall. 

Do you subscribe to UrthBox? What did you receive this month?

Written by Jess Cole Payne

Jess Cole Payne

Jess’s love for subscription boxes began with a makeup and skincare fixation. She’s looking forward to broadening her horizons in discovering new products within the lifestyle and food world of subscription boxes.

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. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

3 Comments

  1. I saw some bad reviews on groupon, so I decided not to try this box. I get 2 love with food boxes for less than this box per month. I got the deal on the tasting and also a groupon for the deluxe and it ends up to less than $20/month that I pay for both. I also get graze that I still pay 11.99 for since I’ve been with them so long and I feel like the 8 snacks they pick for me are always great and healthy. So with the problems I hear about these other boxes with CS and shipping&higher pricing, I’ll stick with what is great and always on time.

  2. Subscription scam. They delay shipments so you can’t cancek and they bill the whole thing without notice.
    Google on Behnam Behrouzi’s past businesses…

    • Yeah, I had a similar situation. I liked the box, but it came almost a month after I ordered it and I noticed a $150 charge the next day. I had ordered another box in the meantime, and didn’t want to commit to the box right now because of the expense. I emailed to ask if they could cancel the box but received an extremely rude and accusatory response back. I actually enjoyed the box I received and would have considered subscribing in the future when I had more money, but will never subscribe again. They got $150 from me this time, but could have gotten a lot more. A little bit of understanding, or at least attempting to work with the customer can go a long way.

      I definitely advise against ordering from them. The customer service is very poor. I have never gotten such a rude response from customer service before. It’s also overpriced.

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