Thursday, February 18, 2010

Water with a kick! Ayala's Herbal Water giveaway

Disclaimer:  Ayala's Herbal Water provided samples for me to review for this giveaway.

What is Ayala's Herbal Water?  Plain and simple, it's flavored water.  No sugar or sweetener added.  The flavors are unusual and intriguing - cinnamon and orange peel for example.  Or maybe lavender and thyme would be more your style.  Ayala's Herbal Water comes in six different flavors.  In addition to the two flavors listed above, there is also ginger and lemon peel; lemongrass, mint, and vanilla bean; lemon verbena and rose geranium; and cinnamon, clove and cardamom.  Zero calories.  Nothing artificial.  No preservatives.

Ayala's Herbal Water is the brain child of Dr. Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.  Dr. Ayala is a physician (pediatrics and medical genetics), mother of three, and entrepreneur.  Dr. Ayala started making these drinks using herbs from her own garden.  She decided to offer these drinks on a larger scale as an alternative to the sugary beverages that are the norm for kids and adults. 
How does it taste?  I immediately went for the cinnamon and orange peel flavor when my package arrived.  Opening the bottle of water, I got an immediate and amazing whiff of orange and cinnamon.  The taste?  Pure and clean.  Each flavor tastes exactly as advertised - surprisingly so.  Unlike most flavored waters on the market, there is no added sweetness.  The lack of added sweetness takes some getting used to.  That's not a bad thing, but a reality of how our taste buds expect our drinks to be sweet (um...especially mine).  I especially liked the orange cinnamon and the cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon flavor.  The flavors are true and remarkably intense. These waters are great for when you want a little flavor with your water but still want to feel good about what you're drinking.

Win it!
Ayala's Herbal Water is graciously providing a gift pack for one lucky reader!  In this gift pack you'll find  a bottle of each flavor plus a Herbal Water tote bag.  Find out first hand which is your favorite flavor!

To win, tell me which flavor you most want to try.  You can earn additional entries by doing any or all of the following, leaving a separate comment for each addition action:
Whew!  Lots of ways to enter!  Entries will be accepted until Wednesday, February 24 at 11:59 pm.  The winner will be announced on the following Thursday.  The winner will have until Sunday, Feb. 28 to e-mail me a US mailing address or a new winner will be selected.


Check this out!  Lori at Fake Food Free is giving away a jar of Tropical Traditions Coconut Peanut Butter.  The ingredients?  Coconut and peanuts.  Time is short of this giveaway!  Enter before noon on Friday, Feb 19.

21 comments:

amy said...

Cinnamon orange sounds interesting. I'd like to try that!

Andra said...

I'd love to try ginger lemon peel. I tweeted the giveaway!

Andra said...

The Real Andra is now following less_sweet on Twitter. I'd also love to try the cardamom spice flavor. Sounds really different.

Andra said...

The Real Andra is now following Dr. Ayala on Twitters. :) I'm getting thirsty thinking about lavender mint.

CB said...

Lemon peel ginger sounds lovely!

CB said...

I am also a facebook fan!

choosinglosing said...

I'd like to try lavender mint!

choosinglosing said...

@Just_Kelly is now following @DrAyala

choosinglosing said...

@Just_Kelly is now following @HerbalWater

choosinglosing said...

@Just_Kelly is now following @less_sweet

Andra said...

I blogged the giveaway. http://lovetoeathatetoexercise.blogspot.com/2010/02/friday-weigh-in-stress-1-vs-scale-0.html

Kara said...

I am so intrigued by lemongrass mint vanilla!

Kara said...

I'm a Facebook fan of A Life Less Sweet :-)

Kara said...

I follow less sweet on Twitter (Beantown_Mommy)

Kate E. said...

The cinnamon, clove, cardamon sounds good. I like all those flavors so it would be interesting to have water that tasted like that.

Anonymous said...

can't wait to try the ginger/lemon & the clove/cinnamon ... I'm your fan, and Ayala's on facebook ... thanks for your awesome blog

Anonymous said...

Definitely the lavender mint, yum.

Mary
lifeofcochise@gmail.com

Becky said...

I really want to try lavender mint. I love mint things!

Thanks for fixing the comments!

Becky said...

I3ecky is now following less_sweet on twitter

Mark said...

lemongrass mint vanilla!

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