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FunBites Giveaway for Mother’s Day! (ended 5/10/2012)

Posted on: May 7, 2012

What better way to say you love your mother than to win a fun kitchen tool?  Or one that will help kids to make their own meals!  I was introduced to FunBites a few months back when they were kind enough to include me in doing a review for the Luv It cutter.

FunBites wants to celebrate Mother’s Day with my readers by giving away one of their cutters.  The winner may choose which cutter they want.  Please read the end of this post to find out how to win one of these!

I must admit that the first time I got the FunBites Luv It cutter, I played with it for a few minutes.  Then my creative brain took over.  My kids didn’t need any time to decide to play.  They still think it’s a fun toy.  Luckily, it is also seriously durable and washes clean quickly.  I am not afraid to let them have the FunBites cutters to experiment.  Yes, it’s been chucked across the table, accidentally dropped and well used by my 2 and 4 year old, and both cutters still look like new.  NOT that I recommend trying it, but with toddlers anything can happen.  The best part is that once you show them, even the littlest kids can use it to help make their own snacks.  Mine LOVE creating shapes and playing with the pieces of bread, fruit, pitas or anything cut out of these fun food cutters.

One of the most important parts of the piece for me when spending money on my family is the kind of business I support.  If you don’t think about who you’re buying from, you should.  FunBites is a family-owned business started by a mom just like you and me.  Their products are made of safe, BPA-free, non-leaching plastics, and are made in the USA supporting families here.  Please check out their brief story here: FunBites-Our Story.

Here is one of the FunBites lunches I recently did:

FunBites Kite Lunch

For Mother’s Day, I thought it would be great to think of all the things we do.   Without mom’s a house is just a house, but with love and care it becomes the place your heart and home are.  The cantaloupe at the top left was cut with the Cube It FunBites cutter.  At the top right is guacamole in the yellow flower cup.  In the green clover cup are small, square tortilla chips I made with the Cube It FunBites cutter (see how below!)  The sandwich is Justin’s almond butter & strawberry jam on Ezekiel bread all cut with the FunBites Luv It cutter shapes.  The sun’s rays are soy cheese cut with the same cutter, and the hearts are fruit leather cut from the FunBites Luv It cutter too.

So for the homemade tortilla chips, I cut a whole grain tortilla (also pita bread or flatbread is easy for these too) with the Cube It FunBites cutter.  I placed them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.  Then I lightly misted grapeseed oil (or any oil, just go easy with it) over the pieces and lightly sprinkled garlic powder over them.  I placed them in the oven on my low broiler setting and placed in the middle of the oven.  As long as you’re watching them, you can do this at 300-350 too.  They take about 5-7 minutes depending on your oven.  Again, just make sure to watch them.  Because they’re small pieces, they brown quickly.  My kids like the garlic chips with guacamole and hummus.  You can do the same thing and use cinnamon instead of the garlic powder.

Here’s how they turned out:

And then I arranged them into a fun flowery snack with some hummus:

Don’t forget to do something special for yourself this weekend if you’re a mom!

Here’s how to win your choice of a Luv It or Cube It cutter from FunBites.  You must submit separate entries for each one of these items to receive separate chances to win.

1. YOU MUST “LIKE” FunBites on Facebook

2. YOU MUST “LIKE” Bentoriffic on Facebook

Optional entries:

3. “SHARE” this post on Facebook

4. Blog about this giveaway and leave me the link to your blog in my comments

5. Follow me on my blog by subscribing to my wordpress posts.

GOOD LUCK!

This contest will go through midnight on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 10pm.  I will choose a winner by random.org and contact you.  You will have 48 hours to respond, or I will choose a new winner.
Wishing everyone a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend!

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57 Responses to "FunBites Giveaway for Mother’s Day! (ended 5/10/2012)"

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Oh, and I shared it on my Twitter too, where most of my followers are.

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Liked Bentorrific on Facebook. I’m not a mom yet (only 21 and fully busy with school) but I would live to win these and use them to make my lunches more interesting. Even college students need cute lunches to get through full days of class and a part time job! ;)

Heck yes! I agree. Don’t need to be a mom although moms make up most of my readers. I gladly welcome highschoolers and college student! I ate terribly in college so I commend you for packing :) Good luck!

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I like FunBites and Bentoriffic on Facebook, I shared the post on my facebook and I follow your blog, which is AMAZING! You have inspired me to get creative with my kids lunches!

Yay! So glad to hear that, Jennifer! That’s why I blog :)

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