Our Subscription Box FOOD Favorites for February 2019!


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Our monthly favorites posts have been so popular, we decided to start a monthly post highlighting our favorite FOOD discoveries from subscription boxes! Here are our favorite meals, snacks, wine, teas, and anything else edible from the past month:

Marne’s Favorite:

The Item: Manitou Trading Company Truffle, Parmesan, & Black Garlic Seasoning, 1.6 oz.

The Cost: Retail Value $4.49

From: Degusta

Why I love it: The perfect popcorn topper! I love parmesan, garlic, and truffle so this is a delightful spice!

Read more reviews by Marne!

Savanah’s Favorite:

UmaiBox Review January 2019 - KITKAT IYOKAN 1 UmaiBox Review January 2019 - KITKAT IYOKAN 3

The Item: KitKat Iyokan

The Cost: $12.90 for 12 pieces

From: UmaiBox Food Subscription Review

Coupon: Use coupon code ILOVEUMAIBOX to save $2 off your first box!

Why I love it: Everything from the January UmaiBox was so good, but this limited-edition KitKat was the clear winner. It combined the flavor of a Japanese citrus fruit with milk chocolate and tasted like a creamsicle. A three-piece pack was not nearly enough!

Another Savannah Favorite:

Blue Apron Subscription Box Review February 2019 - BEEF FINISHED

The Item: Korean-Style Beef & Spicy Mayo with Jasmine Rice & Snow Peas

The Cost: $9.99 per serving

From: Blue Apron

Limited Time Deal: Save $60 of your first three months of Blue Apron ($20 per box) with this link!

Why I love it: This dish blew me away. Not only did it come together really quickly, but it was also incredibly delicious. Between the soft jasmine rice, the crunchy radishes and sauteed snow peas, and the flavorful stir-fried beef, this meal was superb and about as close to takeout as one can get for home cooking. The gochujang mayo brought it all together with a deep, hearty spice. I highly recommend it!

Read more reviews by Savannah!

Jessica’s Favorite:

Sun Basket Meal Kit February 2019 - Orange Recipe Serve In Plate

The ItemOrange Chipotle Glazed Pork with Coleslaw and Roasted Sweet Potato

The Cost: Sun Basket is $71.94 for three meals for two people

From: Sun Basket

Coupon: Get $60 off ($40 off your first order and $20 off your second order) with this link!

Why I love it: The orange and ginger glaze on this pork was absolutely to die for, and I loved the addition of fresh granny smith apple to a typical slaw. This meal as a whole hit all of the flavor notes you want in a  good meal- sweat, savory, and acid. This is definitely one of the best meals I have ever had from a meal kit subscription, and the best part is I could recreate this with relative ease.

Read more reviews by Jessica!

Ragan’s Favorite:

Vegan Cuts Snack February 2019 - Yellowbird Sauce Serrano Condiment Front

The Item: Yellowbird Sauce Serrano Condiment, 2.2 oz

The Cost: $8 for 19 oz.

From: Vegan Cuts Snack Box

Why I love it: This wasn’t an instant favorite, but it became one over time. It reminded me a bit of (cucumber) pickles at first, which was strange, but I have grown accustomed to it and even though hot sauce is not something I reach for often, this is almost gone. Thinking back, I decided I am a fan and am even considering going for the (large) full-sized bottle.

Read more reviews by Ragan!

Megan’s Favorite:

Heart and Honey Queen Bee Box Kama Sutra February 2019 caramel Heart and Honey Queen Bee Box Kama Sutra February 2019 caramel detail open

The Item: Mayana Cloud 9 Chocolate

The Cost: $3.99

From: Heart & Honey (NSFW)

Coupon: Use code MSA10 to save 10% off any subscription!

Why I love it: I love sea salt with chocolate, and this little treat also had caramel and marshmallow. Even though it was smaller, it felt so decadent! The crunchy fleur de sel really took this chocolate over the top for me.

Read more reviews by Megan!

Erin’s Favorite:

Firstleaf Wine February 2019 - 2017 La Arauca Sauvignon Blanc (Chile) 13

The Item: 2017 La Arauca Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)

The Cost: Listed Value $25.00 (Member Price $20.00)

From: Firstleaf

Coupon: Get your first order for $39.95 each plus free shipping! No coupon needed, just take the sign up quiz to get started.

Why I love it: Although I typically reach for a Pinot Grigio, I couldn’t help but pour a second glass while I was reviewing this wine. I thought that the lemony crispness was refreshing and it was a beautifully balanced wine to enjoy.

Read more reviews by Colette!

Brandi’s Favorite:

 

The Item: Garden Veggie Chips Mini Hearts

The Cost: Buy 12 packs for $17.88

From: Bonjour Jolie

Why I love it: I have had the regular chips from this brand before and they were good, but something about these crunchy little heart shapes actually tasted way better than the original. Plus they are so cute! I am always looking for healthy snacks that I can actually enjoy and these are considered a sensible snack, which means they fit the bill!

Read more reviews by Brandi!

Becca’s Favorite:

Universal Yums February 2019 - Cappuccinosorinitruffles

The Item: Cappuccino Sorini Cappuccino Cream and Cereal Truffles

The Cost: Buy a 1lb. bag for $12.60

From: Universal Yums

Why I love it: These truffles were AMAZING! They were creamy and crunchy and smooth with the perfect amount of cappuccino flavor. I am not the world’s biggest coffee drinker, but I could eat a box of these! My only complaint is that there was only 4, and yes I say “was” because they were gone the day I got them!

Read more reviews by Becca here!

What do you think of our yummy favorites for February? What other favorite discoveries would you like us to round up each month?

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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!

Posted in Monthly Favorites, Monthly Food Favorites, Subscription Box News| Tags: blue apron | firstleaf | sun basket | universal yums | 2 comments

2 Comments

  1. I literally just ate dinner but am craving some of these. Yum!

  2. Thanks for the food round up. I enjoyed reading it after dinner!
    What about a favorite discovery of some newer brands of skincare/makeup?

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