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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Silk PureAlmond Review and Giveaway

I have been a fan of Silk Soymilk for years. The vanilla and chocolate are my favorite, but during the holidays I really look forward to their Silk Nog...so delish! So because of my love for Silk I am very excited they have contacted me about this new product...Silk PureAlmond.

"Almonds are recognized by health professionals as a nutritious addition to a healthy diet. A serving of almonds provides an excellent source of vitamin E (a natural antioxidant), and a good source of protein and fiber. In fact, almonds are higher in protein and fiber than any other tree nut. Plus, they're naturally low in saturated fat and cholesterol-free.

It doesn’t take much to get from whole, natural almonds to Silk Pure Almond™ almondmilk. Each glass provides an excellent source of natural antioxidants* and as much calcium and vitamin D as dairy milk, with absolutely no cholesterol, saturated fat, dairy or soy. And, best of all, a serving of Silk Pure Almond Original almondmilk is only 60 calories, and a delicious glass of Vanilla is just 90."

As I sit here sipping my ice cold glass of Silk PureAlmond I am in heaven. The texture is like velvet, the taste is slightly sweet (I chose the Vanilla flavor) with a mild almond finish. M has just asked me for her second glass full so I know she is loving it as well. Plus I enjoy knowing this is good for my body as well as my family's.

Question: What are the nutritional benefits of almondmilk?

Answer: With 90 or fewer calories per serving and no saturated fat or cholesterol, almondmilk is a refreshing, delicious and versatile choice for a healthy lifestyle.

Excellent source of the antioxidant vitamin E

Great source of calcium (as much per serving as dairy milk!)

Good source of vitamin A



Zero saturated fat

Silk PureAlmond is a wonderful alternative for people who are lactose intolerant or allergic to soy products. Use it for your morning cereal, substitute it for milk in your baking or as I did make a morning mocha frappe with it! Silk PureAlmond has some amazing recipes like Chocolate Cinnamon Cake, Soups, Nutty Mocha Latte and more!


Silk PureAlmond is offering 1 winner a coupon for a FREE carton of Silk PureAlmond plus a Silk PureAlmond Chico bag. 

2 Additional winners will be chosen to receive a coupon for a FREE carton of Silk PureAlmond.

That's 3 winners!!!

How To Enter:

Mandatory Entry: Please comment and tell me why you think you would like Silk PureAlmond. Please make sure if you do not have a valid email address on your blog or profile, add it to your comment so I can contact you easily. NOTE: If you skip the mandatory entry, none of your entries will count for the giveaway.

 Extra Entries: (leave separate comments for each entry)

* Follow Me (1 entry)

* Become A Fan of  Silk on Facebook (2 entries)

* Grab my Blog Button or Sew Fierce badge and blog about the giveaway (4 extra entries)

* Follow Me and Silk on Twitter and RT this: (please leave status link in your comment) (1 entry)

  Silk PureAlmond Giveaway - 3 Winners! @sewfierce @SilkSoymilk http://apocketfullofbuttons.blogspot.com

Open To US Residents Only, Sorry no PO Boxes
 Giveaway closes April 29th @ 11:59pm (PST) Winners will be picked April 30th by Random.org and notified by email, a post will follow. Winners have 72 hours to reply to my email otherwise a new winner will be picked

Disclaimer:  I was approached via email by Silk to write a review and host a giveaway. I was given 2 coupons to redeem for Silk PureAlmond to try for my review. I received no monitory compensation for my participation. All opinions are mine and mine alone and are unbiased.



Cleo said...

And I "follow" you! :)

Cleo said...

Hello again! :)
Just stopping in to enter the drawing. Can most honestly say I would like the almond soy because of the health benefits: esp. low cholesterol. My son has borderline high cholesterol (age 6), and we had him on soy milk for years. He was also allergic to dairy at that time. Once he outgrew the dairy allergy, we just kinda slid away from the soy. Will DEFINITELY give this one a try! And who knows...might start me back to purchasing it again! ;)

Cassie said...

I'm a follower.

Cassie said...

I want to win this because my son is lactose intolerant- so we go through a lot of almond and coconut milk! We haven't tried this brand before though.

Cleo said...

Am now a fan on fb!

BTW, can't wait to get the skirt! Will let you know about a smaller one once I get it and see how it fits both the girls. :)

The Hillbilly Wife said...

I am a follower


The Hillbilly Wife said...

I would love to try this brand. We've tried another and didn't like it so well. Now I am going to the store tonight and will be looking for this brand...I want soy nog now! But I guess I will be waiting.


The Hillbilly Wife said...

I now "like" silk on facebook, because the fan thing is of the past...and that is stupid.


Tiffany said...

I think I would like to try the Silk product because I typically don't buy much milk because I am trying to be healthier and this is a great alternative.


Tiffany said...

I'm a follower via GFC.


Tiffany said...

I'm a Silk fan on FB.



Mommyof2girlz/StephD said...

FB Fan entry #2 for Tiffany.

(Sorry Tiff, accidentally deleted your entry.)

Carma Sez said...


Carma Sez said...

I think I would like this because I drink Silk Vanilla Soymilk every day and enjoy it. I'm sure this would be tasty too


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