Get Ready for Back to School with Chiquita

Disclosure: I received this product for free from the manufacturer in order to facilitate a review.  As always, all opinions are my own.

So, a few weeks ago, the good people over at Chiquita asked me if I would like to try out their Chiquita Apple Bites and review them on my blog.

I gladly accepted, and they were kind enough to send me 4 (four!) packages of different varieties. The day they arrived, my kids asked if they could try some, and I said, “Sure, just one for now, because I need to take some pictures of them for the blog.”

Three days later, when it was sunny enough to take some photos,  I look in the fridge to get the apples and they are gone. GONE. Four packages gone. In three days!

I guess that means they’re good 🙂

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Chiquita Bites are washed and ready to eat fruits and veggies that are perfect for busy moms. They come in several different varieties, but we tried the apples and apple/grape combo packs.

Now, I think I’m a lucky mom in that my kids will usually eat any fruit that is put in front of them, so it wasn’t out of the ordinary for them to want to eat the Chiquita bites (although it is unusual for them to eat so many so quickly!).

But there have been times when we have been at a restaurant or theme park and received pre-packaged apples, and they have tasted so yucky that my kids refused to eat them. Obviously, this is not the case with Chiquita Bites, because my kids ate them like crazy!

After discovering that all the apples were gone, we headed to our local grocery store to pick up more to photograph. They didn’t last long either.

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In addition to being tasty and nutritious, the Chiquita Bites are super handy for packing into lunch boxes when you don’t have time to wash and slice fruit for all your kids. I love the fact that each pack contains a half-cup of fruit or veggies and only 30-80 calories.

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The family packs are great for after-school snacking…just pour some onto a plate, serve with some milk or cheese, and you’ve got a healthy snack to fuel the kids for homework time.

It’s also easy to make recipes like Peanut Butter Apple Toast or Dark Chocolate Apple Dippers with the pre-washed Chiquita Bites Family Pack.

Back to School Giveaways from Chiquita

Chiquita is looking for tips and tricks to make going back to school easier. Head over to their Facebook page for a chance to win a shopping spree worth $1,000 and a year’s worth of Chiquita Bites simply by commenting on one of their posts with your back to school tip!

If that wasn’t exciting enough, Chiquita is also sponsoring a giveaway here on My Mommy World! One lucky reader will win a Thirty-One thermal tote, just in time for back to school.

To enter, simply choose your options in the Rafflecopter below. The more options you complete, the greater chances you have to win!

Please note, the actual pattern of the bag may vary.  Giveaway is open to U.S. residents age 18 and over. After the winner of the giveaway is chosen, he/she will have 24 hours in which to respond, or I will have to choose another winner.

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Good luck and enjoy snacking with Chiquita!

6 thoughts on “Get Ready for Back to School with Chiquita”

    1. Yes! We took them on our trip to Busch Gardens, and they were great, since we couldn’t really wash and cut produce in our hotel room.

    1. We love them for picnics…so easy to throw into a bag for an impromptu lunch out.

      Thanks for stopping by today, Alyssa! Hope to see you around again 🙂

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