Degustabox #5

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It’s time agaaaain! I don’t need to even say how excited I get about this subscription box anymore.. Degustabox* always offers a huge variety of nibbles, ingredients and drinks – often brands you’ve never heard of mixed in with ones you know and love. I genuinely love the concept of this, as honestly, when I’m out shopping in Sainsburys I tend to stick to what I know in almost every area but chocolate (I do try new chocolate hahahaha!) I love being introduced to new things and this box has shown me some seriously good brands so far which I have already started repurchasing!

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You gotta love a good food flatlay – I’m getting so hungry writing this post haha; not sure I can make it to the end without having a snack. Fooooooooood.

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To start, I was given these chocolate brioche rolls. I knew I would love these and they definitely live up to my pre conceptions. I’ve tried them both hot and cold; when they’re cold the chocolate in the middle is just like and actual chocolate bar which I really like, and when they’re warm the chocolate’s all melty and gooey – both ways are yummmyyy. These cost £1.40 for 4.

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I was so happy to see these; look how cute they are! I’d already spotted them in the supermarket before receiving this box (along with peppa pig versions) and thought they were so sweet. I know this is aimed entirely at kids but I am a sucker when it comes to themed stuff and Disney so I will be devouring these! I will definitely chop some mushrooms and aubergines for the sauce but I will enjoy these just as much as the average five year old, trust. 😉 The pasta costs £1.19 and the sauce £1.55.

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Okay so I’m really not a fan of these at all, they smell weird and taste bland – not my fave! I think I could only tolerate these with a seriously strong dip, but I won’t be looking for these in the supermarket.

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I didn’t think I was a big fan of dates before trying these but they’re really tasty, natural and healthy – definitely one I’ll be rebuying! They actually taste quite unhealthy like you’re digging into sweets but that’s always an upside when they’re secretly really good for you!

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Chocolate and chocolate spread is always well received! There’s 83% less sugar in the spread and still tastes really yummy – so definitely one I’ll be buying in place of my usual. As far as Hershey’s goes, I’m not the biggest fan in the world, but my boyfriend ate this all in a heartbeat and most people really love the stuff!

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I am a soup person through and through – especially with the newly arrived cold weather! I gave my boyfriend the left as I don’t eat meet and I went for the green one; these soups say they’re really high in protein and keep you fuller for longer. I do actually stay full for a long time after meals recently so I don’t think that part affected my any differently, but if they live up to that for everyone they’d definitely make a fab lunch! These soups are £1.49 each – which is actually a bit cheaper than the ones I’m used to, and they last a good while longer.

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Since being at uni I do reach for ready meals more often – I’ve been pretty good at cooking most of the time, but sometimes all you need is a quick and easy, cheap meal to tide you over. I was really happy to see the noodles included due to this; they’re just as quick but are made with a lot more natural ingredients which I love! They cost £1.39 each. I’ll be using Levi Roots’ BBQ sauce over a load of tofu in the coming weeks – I’ll let you know how it goes but I definitely expect great things!

For only £12.99 a month (including delivery, cancel at any time,) you get to try out a good few brands and definitely get your moneys worth! For all bloggers, get a ridiculous £7 off using the code ‘D6517 – meaning you can get one of these boxes for £5.99. I literally am off to make some food now.

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