Remember this box of snacking goodness I received a few weeks ago from the wonderful folks at Blue Diamond? If you don’t, here’s another glimpse…
That’s a lot of delicious loot, right? Blue Diamond asked me how I get my good going now that the weather is finally starting to warm up.
The summer is crazy. We all know that. Especially those of us who live in the Northern climates who only get to enjoy warm weather for 3-4 months. We pack everything we can into those 3-4 months. Camping trips, hiking, bike rides, vacations, weddings, and of course, shopping for new summer clothes. There is so much fun to be had!
The days can be busy (in a good way busy), and so I always make sure to have plenty of snacks with me wherever I go. I stash snacks in my car and in my purse because you never know when hunger will strike and no one wants to encounter hangry Melanie. This is where Blue Diamond snacks come in to play so perfectly. They offer so many fun flavors of almonds and their snack chips are a household staple for us!
Here are some snacks that I like to have on hand…
Trail mix with roasted salted Blue Diamond almonds. In this mix I threw together the almonds, a dried fruit combo that I had of craisins, blueberries, cherries, and raisins, and Corn Bran cereal. Use whatever you have on hand and make your own trail mix to go. It’s a fun little snack to have around. Kids love it too!
One of my all-time favorite Blue Diamond almond flavors: Salt n’ Vinegar. I stash these in my car and they are perfect while out running errands. They don’t need any accompaniments if you ask me. They are so good by themselves! Mmmmm!
A true snack staple in our house is Almond Nut Thins. These crunchy snack crackers are gluten-free too! These would be great for a picnic out with friends or family. Grab a box and top it with your favorite spread: hummus, laughing cow and muffuletta olive spread, cheese, cottage cheese, guacamole, salsa. Get creative!
Don’t leave the house without throwing some Blue Diamond almonds into your purse or car. They are the absolute perfect snack for your super fun and jam-packed summer!
Disclosure: I was given free Blue Diamond products to sample and review but all opinions expressed on the products are solely my own.
If you could only choose ONE flavor of Blue Diamond to eat ever again, which would you choose?
I would have to say salt ‘n vinegar or roasted salted! Black pepper rosemary is really good too though!
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The salt ‘n vinegar flavor is DEFINITELY my favorite too!! I am so sad all of mine from HLS are gone 🙁
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I know! Do you have any HyVees near you? A friend of mine found some there!
Omg I want that box of almonds 🙂 I’m 100% an almond lover!!! I honestly eat them everyday! I have yet to try the salt and vinegar flavor but I know I would LOVE it!!! That trail mix looks really yummy!
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I know I can’t find the salt n’ vinegar anywhere near me but a friend told me she found some at HyVee (not sure if you have any of those near you).
No one understands my Blue Diamond Salt and Vinegar Almonds addiction. They sell them at chain pharmacies like Rite Aid and Walgreen’s. When they are on sale (2 for the price of 1), I usually leave out the store with four cans of them.
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They are THE BEST and I can’t find them hardly anywhere either!