Honest Snack Box Review

Just to let you know, this post was written before I went fully paleo to help ease my psoriasis. Nowadays I eat a more allergy-friendly diet, but leave these older, non-paleo posts up in case they are useful to readers, as I know not everyone eats the same as I do. Thanks for your understanding. 

So. The day before Valentine's Day my postman didn't turn up with dozens of red roses and sacks of cards from admirers. But he did knock the door and hand me a little cardboard box that had been sent by a company called Honest, filled with healthy snacks.

Honest snack box 

Our Honest Foods run a snack delivery service, where you pay a subscription and receive a box of snacks once a month. The box I received included some sweet and salty popcorn, some milk and dark chocolate, a pack of dried physalis berries and some Yerba Mate tea. There was also a Flaxseed bar, some shortbread and a pack of chilli and lime nuts and dried corn.

Honest Snack Box 2 

The foods were very good and of great quality - the nuts had a kick to them, thanks to the chilli - and you could taste the citrussy lime. The Yerba Mate was a real treat - infused with lemon and ginger - which made a refreshing and reviving cuppa. Shame there were only three teabags though, I'll be on the lookout for more of those.

Yerba Mate Honest
Yerba Mate tea infused with ginger and lemon from Blue Bird Tea Co

The physalis berries were tart in flavour, tasting like a cross between a clementine and a lemon - they were handy to just dip into but I imagine they'd be good to top onto a cupcake (I know - I take a healthy treat and try and imagine it popped atop a swirly cupcake. There's no hope for me).

Honest snack box 3

The only thing I wished though, when I found out that this was a monthly box, was that there was a bit more of everything. My children nabbed the bag of popcorn, and the chocolate treats were easily schnaffled away on the Friday afternoon. There was a lovely range of foods, but I just wanted a bit more. 

Honest snack box - physalis
Physalis berries from Honest

Honest do have a really good website - friendly, chatty and easy to use - and you can add any extras you'd especially like to your regular monthly box, too. Healthy, all-British snack foods - a great idea. I mean you're less likely to nip to the shops and be tempted by chocolate bars if you have one of these at home in the cupboard. Now. Where do I get my hands on more of that Yerba Mate? 

Visit the Honest webpage for more information. 

The Honest snack box was provided for the purposes of the review. 


  1. how you think about our concept of snack box with puffs, pies, pastries in it!


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