DegustaBox - January 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018
Today's post is the first review of the wonderful DegustaBox of 2018! Last year I was lucky enough to become a DegustaBox ambassador and thankfully I will be in the next year too. if you didn't know, DegustaBox is a UK food subscription box in which you will receive between 10 to 15 food, drink and snack items which I think is fantastic considering the low price and if you use the discount code KVAA2 it will make the box only £5.99 instead of £12.99.

*Pulsin Vanilla Whey Protein Powder (£1.99, 25g)
Let's get right into the items are there are so many to talk about! I have tried a couple of protein powders before and to be honest, I wasn't really a fan but they were berry flavoured so I think I'll like vanilla more. I love the packaging of this brand and I'm interested to see how this protein powder can be incorporated into smoothies.

*Pulsin Protein Booster Vanilla Choc Chip Bar (£1.59)
Another item from Puslin and it is the same flavour/packaging as the powder. I love vegan protein bars and snack bars as they are usually so delicious as well as being healthy and very filling for what they are so I'm glad I have another to add to my handbag for on the go healthy snacking.
 *Clipper Everyday Organic Tea - Gift Sample
As I am an ambassador, I receive items from other boxes that you may not receive in yours (although it's only ever one or two items per month) and this might be one of them. It is described on the leaflet as a 'gift sample'. I don't drink 'normal' tea so I'll be passing this on but I do love the Clipper mint and green tea options.

*Miso Tasty Spicy Ramen Noodle Kit (£1.99)
I receive one of these kits in a previous box and I'm glad it has appeared again as I loved the last one. Noodles are one of my favourite things to eat and this kit is suitable for vegetarians and 100% natural. This is an item that you might receive in your box or you could receive Tabasco sauce or Mallow & Marsh.
 *LighterLife Fast Ready to Drink Shakes (£2.49 each)
I have tried products from this brand previously and reviewed them on my blog which you can check out if you're interested in this brand. I received two milkshakes in the strawberry and vanilla flavours. They are high in protein, low in calories and high in nutrition including a plethora of vitamins and minerals.

*Mahtay Yerba Mate Sparkling Tea (£1.49, 300ml)
Another drink I received in the January box is something I haven't tried before - sparkling ice tea! I loved iced tea so I'm excited to try this. It's 100% natural and is blended with Yerba mate, coconut water and açai berries, all of which have natural health benefits.
*Robinsons Fruit Cordial (£2.49, 500ml)
I love Robinsons cordial so I was excited to receive this one which comes in a fancy glass bottle! I have the raspberry, rhubarb and organ blossom flavour that sounds incredible. One of my goals for 2018 was to drink more water and I have been sticking to it so far and cordials definitely help me get my two litres per day. It's the most delicious cordial ever!

*Hersheys Cookies N Creme Snack Pack (£1)
One of the most exciting items in the box, along with the Robinsons cordial, ramen and Pulsin protein booster, was this Hersheys snack pack which contains five mini bars of the cookies 'n' creme flavour. I haven't tried any Hersheys chocolate but I'm definitely interested to see what American chocolate is like compared to British chocolate.

*Jordans Frusli Juicy Red Berries Bars (45p each)
I received two of these bars and while I do love snack bars and cereal bars (I used to eat cereal bars at school every day), I am not a fan of berry flavoured bars. They contain wholegrains, cranberries and raisins as well as strawberry puree, blueberry juice and grape juice.

*Explore Cuisine Organic Edamame & Mung Bean Fettuccine (£3, 200g)
I have actually been looking at non-pasta versions of pasta over the past couple of weeks so I'm glad that this item was included in the January box as I means I can try it out! I haven't tried anything like this before so I'm interested to see what it's like - I'll let you know on my Instagram Stories so make sure you're following me!
*Santa Maria Colombian Crunchy Chicken Bites (90p, 50g)
This is a brand that has appeared in a coupe of previous boxes and I've loved everything so far so I'm glad it's back! I thought that this seasoned breading wasn't suitable for vegetarians but it is so I think I'll make some crunchy breaded cauliflower bites with it!

*Wild Planet Wild Tuna Steaks (£3.49, 142g)
I don't eat fish so this will go to my mum who does and I think she'll love it for work lunches! An interesting fact about this product is that is it ranked #1 in the US by Greenpeace for sustainability which is great if you do eat fish and want to have a more sustainable option.

*Santa Maria Chipotle Mayo Topping (£1.80, 215g)
I'm not actually a fan of mayonnaise (or anything similar) but I've tried this and it is so delicious, if a little spicy and smoky. I'll definitely be using it within pasta salads and on burger buns over the next couple of months! It's suitable for vegetarians, it's changed my opinion on mayo and I will definitely buy it in the future, along with the Robinsons cordial!

Don't forget to use the discount code KVAA2 as it will reduce the price of the box to only £5.99 instead of £12.99.

Have you tried DegustaBox? Have you tried any of the items within the January DegustaBox? 


  1. This looks like a great box - I love Clipper tea x

  2. Ahh Hershey’s is the only American Chocolate I actually like, but in general they’ve got nothing on ours. I love the mix of products they have in these boxes x

  3. I get these boxes too and really liked this box. My favourite item in it was the Clipper everyday teabags as I they are my absolute favourite tea.

  4. Well done you for being an ambassador for 2018 as well! I loved reading all of your posts last year and I'm excited to read your posts this year! I still can't believe how amazing all of the products are in the box for such a reasonable price as well! xx

  5. This looks like a yummy mostly healthy box! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Oh yum! So many healthy goodies in this one too!
    Chantelle x

  7. This box looks like such a good edit! So many nice picks x

  8. This is quite a good mixture of a box, I love Clipper tea x

  9. I really need to just try degustabox already because it looks so good every time I see a post on it! :)

    Erin || MakeErinOver

  10. There’s always a great variety in these boxes! X

  11. This looks like a fab box with a really nice selection!

  12. This is a decent box - yes to the chipotle mayo! x

  13. the ramen noodle kit sounds too good

  14. I soo need this monthly box in my life! Everything sounds soo good xo

    Char |

  15. I'm in the middle of writing my review too and I can't stop munching on the Hersheys cookie bars.

  16. I love the sound of the robinsons cordial! Xx

  17. Ooooo the mayo and Hershey’s are my fave x

  18. This sounds and looks great! I shall be definitely looking into this xx

  19. The Degusta Box always sounds like such a fab idea, I really should do it! x

  20. I can't believe you get so much in this box - such a good deal x

  21. I love the look of these boxes! Sadly I can’t have a subscription any more because I follow the Slimming World diet :(

  22. I’ve not heard of this box before, I think it’s been packed with some really great products.

  23. I always end up so hungry after reading these posts of yours 😆😆


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