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I love Spirulina! (giveaway closed)

9
Jan

Spirulina Obsession

I’m always going on about spirulina and how much I love it. I take it (or some form of it) every day. I’ll take it in a tablet form or else put the powder in a smoothie, mix it with grapefruit segments, or add it to juice. Ever since I’ve started taking it some months ago I’ve noticed

awesome benefits…and now I’m a lifelong spirulina addict.

In case you don’t know much about spirulina, here are some fabulous facts about it:

  • It’s considered to be one of the world’s most powerful superfoods
  • It’s ridiculously high in protein – its 60-65% protein (compared to say fish, which is up to 35% protein)
  • It’s very high in chlorophyll – which builds healthy blood, promotes better circulation, and helps reduce inflammation – so basically it helps everything…I think of chlorophyll as liquid energy
  • Boosts energy
  • Heals your body
  • Helps you deal with cravings – less cravings for junk food
  • Boosts immunity
  • Detoxes your body (even helps with weight loss!)

Superhero Smoothie 04

(my favourite brand from Nutrex Hawaii)

Why I like it?

Once I started taking it several months ago, I haven’t had as much as a cold, my immunity is definitely stronger. I’ve noticed an increase in energy. My body is more balanced and even my skin is better (spirulina is nature’s beauty vitamin!). I just feel better.

Plus, call me crazy, but I also just love the colour…the deep, rich aqua shade of green…it makes such a pretty smoothie. I often add spinach to my smoothie too and then they become even greener…what can I say? I like green.

Superhero Smoothie 01

(superhero smoothie)

Because I’m obviously obsessed with this superfood, I was talking to the good folks at Nutrex Hawaii the other day where we finalized me becoming their first ambassador! I’m so excited because I’m passionate about spirulina and I’m glad this will allow me to share it more with people.

In fact, that sharing starts right now…in celebration of this fact, one of you will get to win spirulina powder AND spirulina tablets! Yay! ALSO, they are giving my readers a special, HUGE deal if you’re interested in their products – 25% off! Just be sure to use this code for the deal: CP25

Spirulina powder and tablets

Note: At any time, you can check my new Favourites Things page to find where I get my spirulina. However, this deal only lasts till the end of January.

To enter do one or more of the following (for each entry comment below and let me know you did it!):

  • Follow SuperNutrients on Twitter
  • Tweet about the giveaway and say, “I want to #win @SuperNutrient spirulina from @colourfulpalate because I want extra superhero powers http://tinyurl.com/axcymt9 #giveaway”
  • Go to Nutrex’s site and tell me something you learned
  • Subscribe to my site

This giveaway is open to US and Canada and will require a street address. It will end on January 20th. Good luck and go eat some spirulina!

Congratulations Kacie for winning!

Spirulina Smoothie





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74 Responses to “I love Spirulina! (giveaway closed)”

  1. Kristine

    Well you convinced me to try Truenutrition, I may have to give this a try! Thanks for the 25% off code. (though I wouldn’t mind winning some to try before I buy, lol). Have you tried the astaxanthin?

  2. Brea Giffin

    From visiting Nutrex’s site I have learned that their company is entirely environmentally friendly, which is something I can get on board with!

  3. Sara Grambusch

    Following Super Nutrients on Twitter.

  4. Sara Grambusch

    Tweeted.

  5. Sara Grambusch

    I like that there is Vitamin K2 in it.

  6. Kacie @ Savvy Sassy Me

    I followed them on Twitter! ;-)

  7. Kacie @ Savvy Sassy Me

    TWEETED! yay :)

  8. Kacie @ Savvy Sassy Me

    already subscribed to your emails :)

  9. Kacie @ Savvy Sassy Me

    I have been meaning to try Spirulina for so long! Considering how highly I regard your opinion, this is JUST the push I need! I had no idea that it was so easy to swallow–must admit that held me back. I was worried it would just taste… yucky!

  10. Carolyn

    I’m an email subscriber! Love your site!

  11. Lisa Reed

    I learned that it is a vegetarian product

  12. Ilene

    I need something for more energy and this sounds promising. I subscribe to your emails.

  13. Nancy A.

    I have heard of spirulina but didn’t know what it was for. Thank you for the information! I would lovee to try it, I need to have some energy and protection from all these bugs going around!! I will definitely look into their products, but would love to win these to give them a good try!!

  14. Nancy A.

    I went to their site and learned it is also good for your brain and eye health! They have a very interesting site!! I subscribe to your blog and love it!! Thank you for such good information! Would really love to win these products after reading all the health benefits!!

  15. Joyce M

    This is the only brand of spirulina my husband will use. After reading all the benefits, I think I need to get on board too and start taking it. I didn’t realize it was so high in protein!

  16. Charissa

    I’m already subscribed :)

  17. Charissa

    I learned that it’s soy and lactose free!

  18. shannonmarie (rawdorable)

    I should have known spirulina was your fave. I love it, too. I haven’t tried that brand yet. Just followed them on Twitter.

  19. shannonmarie (rawdorable)

    Just tweeted about your giveaway.

  20. shannonmarie (rawdorable)

    I learned that “Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica is the only Spirulina cultivated in a Biosecure Zone, certified free of pesticides, herbicides and industrial pollutants in Kona, Hawaii, the sunniest coast in the USA.”

  21. shannonmarie (rawdorable)

    I’m already a subscriber to your site :-)

  22. Tanya Phillips

    I have yet to try spirulina, though I really want to. Have been temporarily out of work for a month and half, ugh! It’s already on my list of things to get after I get the go ahead to return to work. Thanks for a chance :D I follow SuperNutrients on Twitter

  23. Tanya Phillips

    I tweeted here https://twitter.com/sunshinestgurl/status/289377104339034113

  24. Tanya Phillips

    I am already a subscriber to your site :)

  25. Tanya Phillips

    I learned that Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica is certified free of pesticides, yay! :D

  26. jessica w

    I Follow SuperNutrients on Twitter

  27. jessica w

    I learned about this product in general, I had never heard of this and the health benefits like supporting eye and brain function is awesome to hear

  28. jessica w

    I tweeted
    https://twitter.com/jessrwarfield/status/289378999866642432

  29. Renee Kornberg

    I am subscribed to your emails- I enjoy them and am going to try some Spirulina. It sounds very promising.

  30. jessica w

    I also am subscribed to your blog via rss feed

  31. Amy C.

    I follow your site by email! Love your blog!

  32. Amy C.

    I visited the Nutrex site and learned that Spirulina has 5500% more iron than spinach!!!! Holy molys that’s a lot of iron. I could definitely benefit from that!

  33. Amy C.

    I follow SuperNutrients on Twitter! Twitter name is sweetstarcake

  34. Angela @ The Chicken Scoop

    Oh how fun! I was just reading about spirulina earlier today (I won’t say the competitors brand.. hehe). I am already subscribed!
    ~Ang

  35. Angela @ The Chicken Scoop

    And I tweeted too! https://twitter.com/TheChickenScoop/status/289446896496439297

  36. Shel@PeachyPalate

    I can’t enter as I’m in Ireland! But I did just buy Spirulina for the first time in powder form and now I’m putting off trying it for fear that the flavour will put me off! Do you find you have to mask it much? Ever tried it in an instant bake or pancakes?

  37. April

    Followed on Twitter!

  38. April

    Tweeted!

  39. April

    Already subscribed!

  40. Rebecca

    I already subscribe to your site!

  41. Wanda Warfield

    I subscribed and read about how much protein this packs along with the benefits to the whole body, but helping to prevent Type II diabetes and eye health – it truly is an amazing product.

  42. Rebecca

    It’s very high in iron – which is something I need right now during my pregnancy!

  43. Katherine

    follow them on twitter @Kayday3

    katherinedibello (at) gmail (dot) com

  44. Katherine

    tweeted

    https://twitter.com/KayDay3/status/289777169528401921

    katherinedibello (at) gmail (dot) com

  45. Katherine

    subscribe via email

    katherinedibello (at) gmail (dot) com

  46. Charissa

    Shel (PeachyPalate) – I don’t mind the taste at all, so I don’t try too hard to mask it…but for people who don’t like it they should try the tablets…or else hide it in a smoothie. If you like sushi (the paper), you won’t mind this at all. I have tried it in protein pancakes and I really liked it that way!

  47. anna

    I’m already a subscriber! Does that count? :)

  48. Priya

    i subscribed! :)

  49. Priya

    i also went to the website and learned that it is vegan/vegetarian, no gmos, and LACTOSE FREE! which is great because i am!! :) ive had spirulina at some smoothie places but i havent bought it for myself, until now hopefully!!

  50. Priya

    but i dont have a twitter :(

  51. Kristine

    Subscribed (email)!

  52. Kristine

    As a lover of sushi, I’m glad to hear you compare the spirulina to the sushi paper (yum!).

  53. Amy

    I follow SN on twitter @amylynnbee22

  54. Amy

    tweeted!https://twitter.com/Amylynnbee22/status/291291471733198848

  55. Amy

    I learned that each bottle has a 2 month supply and there are no gmo’s or gluten! Perfect for me!

  56. Amy

    I subscribe via email. Thanks for the giveaway! Always wanted to try Spirulina!!!

  57. Tanya

    I follow you.

  58. Lynn

    I follow Supernutrients on twitter @lynnlynnbobin

  59. Lynn

    I tweeted and follow you too
    I want to #win @SuperNutrient spirulina from @colourfulpalate because I want extra superhero powers http://tinyurl.com/axcymt9 #giveaway

  60. Lynn

    I learned some really cool facts! Like this is the only Spirulina cultured in a Biosecure Zone free of herbicides and pesticides and has 94 trace minerals. Sounds like a field trip is in order to Kona ;)

  61. Lynn

    I subscribe via email and twitter. Thanks for the giveaway!

  62. Trish

    I subscribed via Google+.

  63. Trish

    From the Nutrex site I learned that spirulina is good for eye health. I’m going to start taking it regularly as I have glaucoma (and will talk to my ophthalmologist about it next time I see him).

  64. Kristin

    I learned that evidence shows that Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica will support cardiovascular, eye and brain health, boost immunity, boost energy levels, support healthy skin and combat age related macular degeneration. All good things!

  65. Debbie Lee

    Following supernutrients on twitter. My twitter name is: at shesjetlagd :)

  66. Debbie Lee

    I tweeted :) and I really would love to win. Thanks for the chance!!

  67. Debbie Lee

    I learned that spirulina has as much calcium as milk!! :)

  68. Debbie Lee

    I am now a very happy subscriber! I’m so happy I found your site!

  69. Natalie

    I tweeted! I’m @anardana

  70. Amy

    Forgot to comment before that I subscribe! whoops that was close! Thanks again for the giveaway :)

  71. Mandi

    I am a big fan of spirulina. I feel better when I take it. But I had never heard of Astaxanthin until I perused the site from here. My family really enjoys being outside and the “sunscreen like” factors for your energy are really interesting to me.

  72. tiffiany

    its gluten free

  73. Ajali

    I take this in powder form every morning in my lemon water. I did this intially to disquise the taste a bit, but now its just habit so I stick with it. It and chlorella are one of the best supplements to take to clean the blood thus boosting the immune system. No home should go without it.

  74. Charissa

    Ajali – I like the way you take it…I’ll have to try that! Thanks for sharing!


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