Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Natvia giveaway and Pssst - have you heard about the Natvia Bake Off

The other day I received an email which got my interest.


The Natvia Sugar-free Bake Off is now on and there are some pretty sweet prizes for 5 grand final winners including Morphy Richards products and a group baking class with award-winning Patissier Patrick Harrison from a 5-star Sydney Hotel. All you need to do is create your own sugar free recipe using Natvia.  The baking competition is open on www.taste.com.au/natvia until the 7th of August 2012.

I actually hadn't heard about Natvia so I was interested to find out that Natvia is a 100% Natural Sweetener made from the Stevia plant and blended with naturally occurring nectars from melons and grapes.

I received a few canisters of Natvia, 100% Natural Sweetener as well as Vitarium Sugar-free Drinking mixes in Chocolate and Strawberry (sweetened by Natvia).

I opened the Natvia canister and it looked to me pretty much like caster sugar, although it smells sweeter....if that is possible when talking about sugar.

Anyway my friend was over and she knew all about Natvia and had just picked up some of the chocolate mix with her groceries, so we decided to experiment and I whipped up a mocha using my coffee machine and adding 3 teaspoons of the Natvia premix chocolate.

It was pretty delicious and best of all there was no weird aftertaste.

Now y'all have probably guessed from my recipes that I don't count kilojoules but for those of you that are interested there was quite a significant difference between Natvia and the regular drinking chocolate I had in my pantry.
A 15g serve of Vitarium Sugar-free Drinking Chocolate (sweetened by Natvia) was under 36 kj and the regular drinking chocolate was 252 kj. I'm no nutritionist and I don't know about that kinda stuff but it sounds like a lot to me.

Natvia Giveaway

The Natvia Team are kindly providing 13 canisters to giveaway to Bubble and Sweet readers, all you need to do it post a comment below.

If you would like a second entry you can mention this giveaway on your facebook page, twitter or blog, just make a second comment here on this blog post stating that you have done so.

Giveaway guidelines:
  •  Giveaway for Australian Residents only, prize is not transferable to cash
  • Entries into this giveaway will close at 12pm Friday the 20th of July 2012 Australian EST. 
  • The winner will be selected at random on Saturday the 21st of July 2012 from the comments on this blog post. The winner will need to contact me within a week to claim the prize.
  • One entry per person, a second entry can be obtained by mentioning this giveaway to your friends on facebook or a blog.
  • You do not need to join this blog or follow my page on facebook to enter
Good luck. Alright, I'm off to check out the Natvia Sugar-free Bake Off for my chance to win $250 worth of Natvia products in this week's bonus round - the judges are on a look out for this week's top 4 entries!


OK and to have more mocha's.....seriously they did taste good :)


*Writer received some canisters of the product  for the purpose of this review.

WINNER UPDATE - 
AS THERE WERE 13 PRIZES ALL COMMENTS WILL RECEIVE A CANISTER OF NATVIA TO BE POSTED OUT BY THE PROVIDER

25 comments:

  1. (Vicki) Can't comment on the blog, but miss four who loves calciums (as a treat) now loves this instead!

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  2. I love stevia in coffee but have never tried the Natvia brand.
    I've seen the sugar free drinking chocolate in the supermarket but not strawberry. I need to find the strawberry! :-)

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  3. I bake with nativia all the time but I have not seen the drinking chocolate in supermarkets yet

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  4. I have heard of Stevia and recently seen a few of my fb friends commenting on how good this chocolate product is so would love to try it for myself. Thanks for the review. Laura

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  5. Linda, I have to ask you about those cups-they are SO cute!! :D Please tell me that they aren't vintage and that I can buy some? :P

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    1. Hi Lorraine, the cups are greengate and they are still in production, this might be last season but they always have fabulous designs. Plus you have won a canister of Natvia product, send your postal details to Bubbleandsweet@hotmail.com and I will send on to the provider to post out to you, congratulations.

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  6. I have never tried this, but would love to, with food allergies just diagnosed in my husband I am still in the process of trying all these things!

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  8. I love the Natvia little sachets as they are so convenient in my handbag for my coffee. My whole family uses them. I have also filled all my sugar jars with Natvia.

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  10. I literally just saw the drinking chocolate on the shelves at my local woolies.. and thought they would be a good idea for my family (a few diabetics here!)
    can't wait to try them in my baking :)

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  11. I've heard a lot about Natvia before but I never had a chance to try it. I'm always on the look out for healthy products (I'm a health y eating blogger) so I'd like an opportunity to win this prize!

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  12. I haven't heard of Natvia before - I'd love to try it! Sounds great :)

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  13. Would love to try diabetic friendly drinking chocolate!!!! At last something for us!

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