Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Pure Market Express Review and Giveaway

I consider myself a foodie.  I love to try new foods and I'm always open to preparing my everyday favorites in different ways.  Not everyone is always open and welcoming to trying new foods, but I've gotten better with wanting to expand my palette. When I came across the vast selection of foods that Pure Market Express offered, I knew I had to try them.



Pure Market Express provides a convenient way to eat fresh, natural, and great tasting foods without turning your kitchen upside down, or breaking the bank. They prepare gluten-free, dairy free, sugar free vegan breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts. The dishes contain no meat or preservatives.  This is a dream come true for vegetarians, lactose intolerants, gluten intolerants, and anyone else who has special dietary needs.

How about starting the day off with some luscious cinnamon rolls for breakfast? Follow up lunch by having tomato herb soup.  Don't forget to have spicy peanut pasta for dinner. Of course you must end the meal with a sweet treat too.  How does key lime cheesecake sound to you?

I browsed the website admiring all of the dishes and wondering how they tasted.  I didn't have to admire for too long as shortly after I received a large package containing some goodies for me.  I was sent lasagna, chips, pineapple slaw, chocolate cheesecake, and banana cream pie.  I liked how everything was a mini portion too. I don't have any kind of gluten or dairy interolance, but I was curious at how the food tasted.

 

I first tried the chips.  What I noticed instantly was the lack of a ton of artifical ingredients on the label.  The chips consist of only corn kernels, flaxseed, lime and salt.  That's it! I can pronounce those ingredients and I know that they are not artificial in any way possible.  The chips are large and great for dipping.  I dipped a few chips into some garlic hummus.  It was fantastic! The flaxseeds gave the chip a nice earthy taste that is unbeatable. I also noticed the wonderful corn flavor of the chip itself.  There was a satisfying crunch with each bite too.  There was no grease left behind on your fingers after you enjoyed these, unlike some chips.  These chips are a guilt free snack that can be packed in a work or school lunch along with any dip of your choosing.

Luscious chocolate!

Next, I wanted to try a few bites of the chocolate cheesecake.  You all know me.  That cheesecake didn't stand a chance in my fridge!  The portion size is large for an individual serving. I also liked the fact that it had an almond crust, that was new to me.  I had never tried cheesecake with an almond crust before. I sampled just a few bites, but my taste buds enjoyed the treat.  The cool and creamy dessert was big in taste, but low in unnnatural ingredients. It tasted like a real chocolate cheesecake to me. The chocolate was sweet and rich. I didn't notice anything that tasted out of the ordinary.  The almond crust gave the cake a nice added nutty crunch, which I loved.  The cake is made with ingredients such as agave nectar, almond crust, maple syrup, cashew butter, etc.  As you can see, you know what all of those are and you can pronounce them. It's important to me to not put chemicals or anything unsafe into my body.  I highly recommend this yummy with an ice cold glass of milk anytime of day or night!

Look at those big pieces of almonds!
 
The last treat that I sampled was the banana cream pie.  I love banana cream pie, so I had high hopes for this.  Honestly, I did not like it.  I enjoyed the flavor of the bananas themselves, but the almost liquidy consistancy of the dessert turned me off. The bananas were a little too mushy for my taste too.  I am sure people would enjoy this though.  If it had been in more of a pie form, I might have liked it better.


In the next few days I will be trying the pineapple slaw and the lasagna.  Bon appetit!

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59 comments:

  1. the turkey salad wrap and chocolate cheesecake!

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  2. Cheddar spread for me

    droopydog63@hotmail.com

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  3. The hummus sounds great!
    CrystalW07 at aol.com

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  4. The banana cream pie sounds good to me!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

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  5. Spicy Peanut Pasta sound great.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

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  6. The chocolate cheesecake sounds good to me. Yum!

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  7. The Mariachi Beet Wrap looks delicious! It would be an entirely new experience for me.
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  8. The Mariachi Beet Wrap looks delicious! It would be an entirely new experience for me.
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  9. I would really like to try the apple crisp

    mummytotwoboys@yahoo.com

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  10. I would like to try that apple crisp or maybe the strawberry shortcake.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  11. The chocolate cheesecake sounds good.

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  12. The Bacon Jalepeno Poppers and the Big Greek Salad Kit
    karenmed409 at comcast dot net

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  13. definitely the dessert - strawberry shortcake

    m8usi at yahoo dot com

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  14. The garlic hummus

    delilahhhhh@msn.com

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  15. The desserts, especially the cheesecakes sound amazing.
    elysesw@aol.com

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  16. Quinoa tabouli looks great! Everything does!!
    Ttrockwood@yahoo.com

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  17. Chocolate cheesecake.

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  18. Tomato Basil Cheese!

    kaleidoscopequeen at gmail dot com

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  19. the broccoli salad and mariachi beet wrap sound really delicious! :)

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  20. the broccoli salad and mariachi beet wrap sound delicious! :-)

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  21. i'd like to try the spicy peanut pasta
    mverno@roadrunner.com

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  22. I want to try the chocolate cheesecake. lsenko83 @ yahoo.com

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  23. The cherry honey crunch bars would be wonderful.

    ighmeg at yahoo dot com

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  24. I'd love to try the Spicy Peanut Pasta

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  25. Creamy Garlic Dill Pasta sounds good.

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  26. chocolate cheesecake
    Thanks for the contest.

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  27. apple crisp for me Lieutenantcrunch27 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  28. I would love to try their Strawberry Cheesecake.

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  29. Apple Crisp LOVE IT

    ibthis(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  30. anything gluten free sounds good, but especially the chocolate cheesecake
    ufg8trj at yahoo

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  31. Green Smoothie Gold Mine sounds great

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  32. I'd like the MexiWraps.

    Desiree Dunbar
    desireedunbar@hotmail.com

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  33. I'd like to try the Mudslide Pie

    caryn9802 at yahoo dot com

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  34. I want to try the Cheddar Spread.

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  35. THE LEMON TART LOOKS REALLY MOUTH WATERING GOOD!!!!
    californiapoppys@yahoo.com

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  36. Definitely the Turtle Pie or Count Rawcula!!! livinglearningeating AT gmail DOT com

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  37. Yummy chedder spread please
    Diane Baum
    esldiane@gmail.com

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  38. mudslide pie
    missfit501 at yahoo

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  39. key lime cheesecake

    alterna7 at hotmail dot com

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  40. I would love to try the Manicotti !

    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  41. Their Cherry Honey Crunch Bars sounds delish! trixpixel[at]gmail.com

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  42. I'd love to try their MexiWraps!
    tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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