Friday, September 30, 2011

Product Review: Ayala's Herbal Water

Closed.  And, the winner is:  Jackie V.

Ayala’s Herbal Water®, the leader in organic, herb-infused water recently sent me a sampling of their 6 flavors to taste test and share my thoughts.  I am not a huge fan of water and find it hard to drink the recommended 64 oz. of fluids/water daily.  And, with this pregnancy, I have been craving more sugary beverages like juices and sodas.  But, as a health educator, I also know how important it is to drink plenty off water to help flush the wastes from your body.  So, I thought, why not give this award-winning herbal water a try.  Who knows, maybe I would like?


"Ayala’s Herbal Water® is the first to offer a zero-calorie, organic infusion delivering sophisticated refreshment through the complex flavors of culinary herbs."Culinary herbs are the natural way to add real flavor and enhance any food or drink.  For centuries, they have been prized for their calming, stimulating, and aphrodisiac qualities.  Ayala's flavored water harnesses the power of these natural wonders in a delightfully refreshing, mellow, yet complex, aromatic drink.  Enjoy a straight-from-the-garden taste of organic herbal extracts and the crisp freshness of artesian water in every sip."


After spending the past week sampling each of the 6 exotic flavors sent to me, I have to say my top 3 favorites were:  Lavender Mint, Cinnamon Orange Peel and Ginger Lemon Peel.  An added bonus was that I received a pairing card with the samples, so it explained the best foods to eat while sampling each herbal water.  In addition, they offered up cocktail suggestions for a little pick me up.  I was not too fond of the Lemon Verbena Geranium flavor, though.  It smelled too perfumey, and was a turn off while drinking. 

Overall, I was impressed with Ayala's herbal water and surprised at the flavor of each bottle, which was achieved with the use of culinary herbs.  If you are a fan of powered flavor water mix-ins or flavor drops, I would highly suggest that you try Ayala's herbal water.  To me, there is more flavor in these herbal waters than you get with the mix-ins.

 --BUY NOW--

You can order Ayala's herbal water online, or can look up retailers with their zip code locator
Ayala's Herbal Water is currently offering a coupon for signing up for their newsletter.  And, for a limited time, they are also running a giveaway for their newest flavor – 12oz Sparkling Lavender Mint!  View contest details here: http://herbalwater.com/events/giveaway.aspx.

---GIVEAWAY---


One lucky Inspired by Savannah reader will win a sampler prize pack, which includes 1 bottle of each 16oz flavor, plus the Food Pairing recommendation card.  (NOTE: The selected winner must provide an email address and a shipping address located within the 48 contiguous US states – no APOs, PO Boxes or shipments to Hawaii, Alaska, Canada or Mexico.)  

To enter, please complete the MANDATORY ENTRY first, and then as many EXTRA ENTRIES as you like.  Make sure you include your email address with your first comment, so that I can contact you if you win.

Good luck!

MANDATORY ENTRY: Head on over to Ayala's Herbal Water and let me know which herbal water flavor you would like to try.  Then, head back here and leave a comment below.

EXTRA ENTRIES:

(Please leave separate entries for each, along with your email address)

1) Subscribe to my blog via email  or become a GFC follower (2 entries for each)

2) Follow me on Facebook (1 entry)

3) Enter any of my other giveaways, leaving a comment with the name of the giveaway (1entry per giveaway entered)

4) Blog about this giveaway. It must include a link to this specific post, as well as a link to my blog, http://ctmomreviews.blogspot.com/. (In your comment, please leave a link directly to your post – 3 Entries)

5) Follow me on Twitter (1 entry)

6) Tweet about this giveaway (1 entry per tweet, per day; please include link to tweet in comment below)

Enter to #win a Sampler Pack of Ayala's Herbal Water  @rmccoy1234 http://ctmomreviews.blogspot.com/ #giveaway (Ends 10/14)

7) Follow Paper Scissors Rock on Twitter (1 entry)

8) Vote for me on picket fence blogs (See button on right side of blog -- One entry per vote, per day)

9) Add to a Giveaway Linky site  (5 entries)

10) Like Ayala's Herbal Water on Facebook (1 entry) 
11) Follow Dr. Ayala on Twitter (1 entry)
12) Follow Ayala's Herbal Water on Twitter (1 entry)

13) Visit Dr. Ayala's personal blog and come back here and comment on a recent post she made (2 entries)


Open to US residents only. Giveaway ends on October 14, 2011 at 11:59PM EST. I will then use Random.org to choose a winner. Winner will have 48 hrs. to respond to my email to claim prize. If I don't hear back from selected winner, I will draw another winner.



More about Ayala's Herbal Water:

Ayala’s Herbal Water® has continued to receive rave reviews and awards; most recently, Ayala’s won Self Magazine’s 2011 Healthy Food Award, Natural Health Magazine's 2011 Good Food Award, and was Good Housekeeping Magazine’s Editor’s Pick for Best Flavored Water in 2010. Year-to-date, Herbal Water saw exponential growth in sales compared to the same period in 2010, and the launch of its sparkling line has opened many new retail opportunities that will further expand the brand’s emergence to a wider audience.


Disclosure:  I was sent samples in order to write up an honest review.  The views above are mine and mine alone.

83 comments :

  1. I would want to try Lavender Mint! Looks so good!


    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  2. Subscribe to your blog via email entry#1

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  3. Subscribe to your blog via email entry#2

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  4. Following you on twitter
    @ChristynMckenna

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  5. Following Paper Scissors Rock on Twitter
    @ChristynMckenna


    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  6. Tweeted 10/1
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/120304220997029888


    Christyn Mckenna
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  7. Liked Ayala's herbal water on Facebook


    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  8. Tweeted 10/2
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/120582906543480832


    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  9. tweeted 10/3
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/120883820143718400

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  10. tweeted 10/4
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/121215296471187456

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  11. Entered in your Freschetta Proud to Support Pink Program Giveaway

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  12. tweeted 10/5
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/121482925152804864

    Christyn
    sweetlil[email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  13. I would want to try Lavender Mint!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Tweeted 10/6
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/121843894525759489

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  15. tweeted 10/7
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/122205603610361856

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  16. I'd like to try the Ginger Lemon Peel.
    Thank you!
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  17. I subscribe via email #1
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  18. I subscribe via email #2
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  19. I follow via gfc #1
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  20. I follow via gfc #2
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  21. I entered the Butterfly Night light from Paper Scissors Rock giveaway
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  22. I entered the Happy Goats Soap giveaway
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  23. I Like Ayala's Herbal Water on Facebook
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  24. I voted on Picket Fence Blogs today 10/8
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  25. I entered the Prima Princessa's, The Nutcracker on DVD giveaway
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  26. Tweeted 10/8
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/122797384840392704

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  27. I would love to try Lavender Mint flavor.

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  28. I Subscribe to your blog via email #1

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  29. I Subscribe to your blog via email #2

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  30. I Follow you on Twitter (macdrap50)

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  31. I am a GFC Follower (Maryann D.) #1

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  32. I am a GFC Follower (Maryann D.) #2

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  33. I voted for you on Picket Fence: http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=2077

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  34. I entered Itty Bitty Heartbeats giveaway.

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  35. I Follow Paper Scissors Rock on Twitter (macdrap50)

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  36. I Like Ayala's Herbal Water on Facebook

    Maryann Drapkin
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  37. I Follow Dr. Ayala on Twitter (macdrap50)

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  38. I Follow Ayala's Herbal Water on Twitter (macdrap50)

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  39. Voted: http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=2077

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  40. Entered: Baby Gourmet Organic Baby Food Sampler Giveaway

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  41. I entered Itty Bitty Heartbeats giveaway.

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  42. Entered: Peter Rabbit Organics Baby Food Pouches

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  43. Entered: Sweet Treats from Illinois Nut & Candy

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  44. I entered: Feature Friday -- Prima Princessa's, The Nutcracker on DVD

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  45. Entered: What Are You Doing Sam?

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  46. tweeted 10/9
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/123097237822779392


    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  47. tweeted 10/10
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/123346084260098048

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  48. Voted: http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=2077

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  49. Entered: Mooney Farms Sun-Dried Tomato Products

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  50. I entered: Yoplait Frozen Fruit and Yogurt Smoothie

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  51. entered: KidFresh, 100% Natural and Healthy Frozen Meals for Kids

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  52. Voted: http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=2077

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  53. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/macdrap50/status/123693964648910848

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  54. Tweeted 10/11
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/123805983305760768

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  55. Entered: Nuts About Granola

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  56. Voted 10/12: http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=2077

    Maryann D.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

    ReplyDelete
  57. tweeted 10/12
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/124121066296705025

    christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  58. tweeted 10/13
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/124539666220335105

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  59. I entered the Campbell's Select Harvest Soups giveaway
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  60. I entered the JAMBA “AT HOME” SMOOTHIE giveaway
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  61. Tweeted 10/14
    https://twitter.com/#!/ChristynMckenna/status/124866562804027392

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  62. Entered in your What Are You Doing Sam? Book Giveaway


    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  63. Entered in your Baby Gourmet 9-Flavor Pouch Sampler Giveaway

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  64. Entered in your 12-Pack Assorted of Peter Pan Organics Baby Food Pouches

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  65. Entered in your On the Night You Were Born Recordable Hallmark Storybook Giveaway

    Christyn
    [email protected]

    ReplyDelete
  66. The Ginger lemon peel sounds yummy!!!((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) TY!

    ReplyDelete
  67. I follow you ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) via GFC!

    ReplyDelete
  68. Following ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) via GFC #2

    ReplyDelete
  69. Sent you a friend request (HollyCunningham) on FB ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) ;-)

    ReplyDelete
  70. I LIKE Ayala's Herbal water (HollyCunningham) on FB ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) ;-)

    ReplyDelete
  71. I voted for you ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) on the Pickett Fence today!

    ReplyDelete
  72. And I entered yr TruKid giveaway ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) tonite!

    ReplyDelete
  73. Also entered yr "My Baby clothes Boutique" giveaway ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) Thanks for the chance....

    ReplyDelete