Saturday, May 8, 2010

Giveaway: Tropical Traditions Organic Raw Honey

Fabulous news, everyone! The coconut oil giveaway went so well, Tropical Traditions generously offered to share their famous Organic Raw Honey with another lucky reader! These giveaways keep getting better and better!

And congrats to Emma for winning the coconut oil! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Honey and I go way back. I've been fascinated by this wonder of nature since I was a little girl obsessed with ancient Egypt. It seems any time they discovered a new mummy, they also extract jars of honey thousands of years old - still edible! You see, honey has a large amounts of antioxidants, and its acidity, among other scientific properties, causes it to be a sterile food, never spoiling. The ancients used honey not only in food, but in medicine and even religious ceremonies.

Eating raw honey is like tasting the food of the gods. Nothing else tastes as sweet (literally and figuratively) as honey, and nothing compares to raw honey. The classification for raw honey is by not subjecting it to high heat or filtering. Raw honey is still used today to aid digestion and help keep free radicals to a minimum in the body.

Tropical Traditions explains their organic raw honey "comes from the frontier areas of Canada, and is only harvested during a 6-week period in the summer. [It] has not been subjected to the heat of processing, only warmed enough to flow (same temperatures the honey would see inside the hive). We select only premium honey that is pure, smooth, and creamy, with the consistency of soft margarine at harvest. It contains live yeast and enzymes, because it has not been processed."

Finding areas which can be certified organic are quite difficult, and you can visit their website to read more about how rare their honey really is.


Tropical Traditions has the best tasting raw honey I've ever had. I was so careful with my use of the raw honey, I couldn't even bring myself to drizzle it on a plate for a nice photograph, as I didn't want to waste any! The fine texture of the honey is very pleasing to the palate, and the honey flavor continues to build in your mouth as it slowly swirls around. It was so clean and pure.


I used it as a base on another sunflower seeded flatbread topped with prosciutto, ricotta cheese, and dates - it was delicious! I'm so excited to be able to share a huge jar with one of my readers!

The giveaway is now closed. Thank you for entering!

How to Enter:

To receive one (1) 17.6oz jar of Tropical Traditions Organic Raw Honey, head over to the Tropical Traditions website and sign up for their free newsletter which features sales discounts, free recipes, and much more! After signing up for the newsletter, leave a comment here letting me know to be officially entered in the giveaway. Anyone is welcome to enter, but I must be able to contact you via email. The organic raw honey can only be shipped to the United States or Canada (but for International readers, if you have a US or Canadian shipping address, you can still enter!). Tropical Traditions is not responsible for customs or duties that Canada may charge if you decide to participate in this Tropical Traditions sponsored blog giveaway.

Bonus:

You can be entered more than once by completing the following steps below - but you still must leave a comment (one per action per person) to receive multiple entries.

1. Leave a comment about a Tropical Traditions' product or recipe you'd like to try.
2. Follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter.
3. Become a fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook.
4. Become a follower of Le Grand Fromage.
5. Follow Le Grand Fromage on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway: Win a FREE jar of @Troptraditions' Organic Raw Honey via @BLeGrandFromage: http://tinyurl.com/2e2nscv
6. Become a fan of Le Grand Fromage on Facebook.

If you already have completed any of these actions, still leave a comment letting me know to receive your extra entries!

The giveaway is now closed. Thank you for entering!

The giveaway will end on May 21, 2010 at 11:59pm EST. Any comments received after this time will not be included in the giveaway. The winner will be selected using Random.org. The winner will be contacted via email and will have 24 hours to respond, otherwise another winner will be selected.

Good Luck!

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

141 comments:

  1. oh wow great giveaway naturally delish and so healthy....

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  2. I'm subscribed to their newsletter!

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  3. I'd love to try TT's Grass-Fed Bison!

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  4. I follow TT on twitter. matt0701

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  5. I'm a fan of TT on facebook.

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  6. Follow and tweeted. http://twitter.com/matt0701/status/13625533531

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  7. Noregretsyet@gmail.com said: Hey Brie, I followed all the instructions. Thanks for keeping it interesting!

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  8. great giveaway!
    I get the tropical traditions newsletter!

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  9. i am a follower of la grande fromage

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  10. I would definitely love to try this raw honey, it sounds amazing!

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  11. Signed up for the newsletter

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  12. I am an existing newsletter subscriber.
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  13. I like to try the chicken curry recipe.
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  14. I Follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter.
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  15. I Became a fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook.
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  16. I Became a follower of Le Grand Fromage.
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  17. I Follow Le Grand Fromage on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway:
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  18. I Became a fan of Le Grand Fromage on Facebook.
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  22. I subscribe to the TT newsletter!!!

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  23. I'm a TT facebook fan--and I love honey!! :-)

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  24. I would like to try nearly all their products!!! :P Top of the list (not counting honey) is coconut oil, and the palm oil, and then their massage oils.

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  25. I subscribe to the TT newsletter!

    crystaljop at gmail dot com

    Honey, yum! :)

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  26. I would love to try Tropical Traditions Palm Oil and Palm Shortening. I have just bought my first order of coconut oil! I love it! It makes great stove top pop corn!

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  27. I'm a TT facebook fan (which is how I learned about this giveaway!)

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  28. I would love to try the Organic Raw Honey!!! Sounds delightful! I subscribed to the newsletter and facebook!

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  29. I became a fan of Le Grand Fromage on facebook!

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  30. I get tropical traditions newsletters
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  31. I already subscribe to TT newsletter. tlceballosatgmaildotcom

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  32. I have tried their Gold label virgin Coconut oil and love it!

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  33. I follow TT on Facebook. tlceballosatgmaildotcom

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  34. I follow troptraditions on twitter
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  35. I am fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook
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  36. I would like to try their coconut flour, soy-free eggs, raw honey, coconut peanut butter, pb w/onion and parsley, pb w/ southwestern spices and i want to try ALL of their recipes, though I think i'd like to start off with their grapefruit coconut flour muffins. tlceballosatgmaildotcom

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  37. I am following you on Google Friend Connect

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  38. i have reposted your contest on my facebook account through the TT link that came through my feed. tlceballosatgmaildotcom

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  39. I follow you on twitter
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  42. I subscribed to their newsletter!

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  43. I'm a fan of Tropical Traditions on facebook.

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  44. I joined your facebook page.

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  46. I signed up to receive Tropical Traditions free newsletter.
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  47. I would like to try the Gluten Free Coconut Brownies.
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  48. I Follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter.
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  49. I'm a fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook.
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  50. I am a follower of Le Grand Fromage via GFC.
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  51. I'm your twitter follower. ID: @Lyndadawinda
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  52. I'm a fan of Le Grand Fromage on Facebook.
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  53. I subscribe to TT's newsletter.

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  54. I'm a fan of TT on Facebook.

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  55. I follow Le Grand Fromage via Google Friend Connect

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  56. I am now a fan of Le Grand Fromage on Facebook.

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  57. I am signed up to their newsletter
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  58. I would like to try one of the smoothie recipes
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  59. I am a Facebook fan of Tropical Traditions
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  60. Signed up for Tropical Traditions newsletter. Please enter me to win the raw honey!

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  61. I would like to try the Herbed Gluten Free Coconut Flour Pizza Crust.
    Looks delicious!

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  62. Following TT on Twitter. Another entry please.

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  63. "Like" TT on Facebook. Another entry!

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  64. Following you on Twitter and tweeted the giveaway!

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  65. Suscribed to the newsletter!
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  66. Also a TT Facebook fan! :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!
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  67. I love Tropical Traditions gold label coconut oil. It's a staple in our home.

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  68. Subscribe to the newsletter! aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  69. I would like to try the shampoo bar. aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  70. Follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter.

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  71. fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook.

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  72. follower of Le Grand Fromage - j'aime le nom!

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  73. fan of Le Grand Fromage on Facebook.

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  75. I subscribe to TT newsletter.
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  76. I would like to try their Atchara.
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  77. I subscribe to the newsletter.

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  78. I tweeted about the giveaway.
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  79. I follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter. (@pine1211)

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  80. Oops I forgot my email on that last comment for followikng TT on twitter.

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  81. I am a fan of TT on Facebook.

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  82. I am following La Grand fromage through Google Friend connect.

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  83. I am following LeGrand Fromage on twitter (@pine1211)

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  84. I am a fan of LeGrand Fromage on Facebook.

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  85. I would love to try their Coconut Cream Health Fudge which uses the raw honey. It sounds so delicious.

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  86. http://twitter.com/benitozk/status/14046844353

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  87. I have signed up for the newsletter at Tropical Traditions, and I am a fan of both Trop. Trad. AND Le Grand Fromage on Facebook. Please enter me for the giveaway!

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  88. Oh - email is et1948 at hotmail.com.

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  89. I signed up for their newsletter!

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  90. I'd also love to try the coconut peanut butter

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  91. following tropical traditions on twitter @the_vegster

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  92. tropical traditions facebook fan

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  93. I would like to try all their oils, the honey and the natural deodorant

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  94. I am following tropical traditions on twitter

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  95. I am a fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook

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  96. I am Following Le Grand Fromage on Twitter and Tweeded this blog

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  97. I joined your Facebook group page.
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  98. http://twitter.com/benitozk/status/14105380114
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  99. I would like to try their coconut milk recipe

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  100. I am a fan of TT on facebook

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  101. already subscribe to their newsletter w/ email in profile

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  102. TT twitter follower @gotfire55

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  103. I get the TT newsletter.

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  104. I would like to try any of their dips. Especially the dill or ranch.

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  105. I am subscribed to Tropical Traditions' sales email.

    susan (at) cravingthesavings (dot) com

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  106. I initially heard about TT because of their soy-free eggs. I need to get some of those! Then I learned about their coconut flour and oil and now the honey. We are starting a new diet with my daughter due to her autoimmune illnesses and TT is going to become my new online store for food items!


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  107. I follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter (@Cravingsavings).


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  108. I'm a fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook.


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  109. Became a fan of your blog on Facebook.


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  110. Following on Twitter and tweeted here:

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  112. Tropical Traditions subscriber.

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  113. I would love to make the Coconut Meringues and try their soy free eggs. Those are so hard to find...

    Megan P.
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  114. I would love to try their coconut cream!

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  115. I follow tropical traditions on twitter.

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  116. I am a fan of TT on fb.

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  117. I follow your blog.

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  118. I follow you on twitter and tweeted:
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  119. I am a fan on facebook.

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  120. I receive their newsletter!
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  121. I think the organic coconut peanut butter sounds great!
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  122. I follow TT on twitter @ktkatherine
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  123. I follow TT on facebook - ktkatherine
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  124. I follow you via gfc - ktkatherine
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  128. I already subscribe to TT newsletter.

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  129. I would really like to try the coconut water vinegar.

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  130. Wow, this looks amazing! What a great giveaway!

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  132. I am signed up for the newsletter.

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  134. I'm signed up for the Tropical Traditions newsletter

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  135. I'd love to try the moisturizing lotion, shampoo bar or coconut oil hair treatment

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  136. Follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter @matt4melis

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  137. fan of Tropical Traditions on Facebook (matthew wood)

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  138. follower of Le Grand Fromage

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  139. Follow Le Grand Fromage on Twitter and tweet

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