Gluten-free Giveaway and Review: Hail Merry

I was asked to review Hail Merry’s gluten-free, vegan, raw macaroons and granola.  VegNews Magazine awarded their products the Best New Vegan Product at the Natural Products Expo West earlier this month. Ahhh! Hail Merry’s macaroons are heavenly! I wasn’t quite sure at the time if I had an allergy to coconut or not, but wanted to sample one rather than rely on my husband’s sweet tooth. I ate 3 chocolate macaroons without stopping! They almost melt in your mouth! And they are such a healthy snack! The next day I sampled the vanilla ones, and they are also melt in your mouth good! Of course, I am a chocoholic and like the chocolate ones the best! I had to save some for the hubby and did not eat any more, but really wanted to. I had no allergic reaction at all, but did to some coconut oil the following week. I really think it depends upon how coconut is processed. Hail Merry is sponsoring this gluten-free giveaway and review by offering one lucky winner some of my favorite chocolate macaroons in a gift set with a t-shirt for the raw foodist in us all!

Hail Merry Eat Raw Gift Set

Just Some of Hail Merry Products

Chocolate Macaroons

Hail Merry Gluten-free Macaroons

Ingredients: Hand made with organic shredded coconut, dark cocoa, organic expeller pressed coconut oil, pure maple syrup, organic Mexican vanilla and sea salt. (3.5 oz. bag, 8 pieces per bag.) (Also sold by the case.)

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Blonde Macaroons

Hail Merry Gluten-free  Raw Vegan Macaroons

Ingredients: Made with organic shredded coconut, almond flour, organic expeller pressed coconut oil, pure maple syrup, organic Mexican vanilla and sea salt. (3.5 oz. bag, 8 pieces per bag.) (Also sold by the case.)

Grawnola

Hail Merry’s macaroons are naturally dehydrated, making them not only gluten-free and vegan, but raw, as well!

Their granola, actually named “Grawnola” because they are raw, are heavenly, as well!

Lemon Blue Agave Grawnola

Hail Merry Lemon Blue Agave Granola

Ingredients: Hand made with almonds, organic buckwheat groats, organic sunflower seeds, organic raw blue agave, organic dried apples, fresh lemon juice, organic blueberries, fresh ginger, walnuts, organic flax seeds, lemon juice powder, sea salt and organic rice brand solubles. (3.5 oz. bag) (Also sold by the case.)

Grawnola 369 Orange Cranberry

Hail Merry Orange Cranberry GranolaIngredients: Hand made with almonds, pure maple syrup, organic buckwheat groats, fresh squeezed orange juice, organic apples, pecans, organic cranberries, sunflower seeds, walnuts, organic Mexican vanilla, organic flax seeds, cinnamon, organic rice bran solubles and sea salt. (3.5 oz. bag) (Also sold by the case.)

View all of Hail Merry’s products!

Prize

One lucky winner will receive the following:

Raw Love Gift Set:

  • Hail Merry’s Choco Macaroons (four 1.75 oz. bags) and a limited edition fitted Valentine’s Day T Shirt enscribed with “Eat Raw, Love Longer” valued at $35. Perfect for the raw enthusiast! (T-shirt is is available in Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large).

How to Enter

  • Comment on this post requesting to be entered in the giveaway and tell us why you why to enter. (mandatory)

Ways of Entering Additional Times

Tell us what extra things you have done below in your comment.  Each comment counts as one entry.

  1. Like “Gluten Free Carla” on Facebook Page  and tell me you did so by stating so and leave your FB name in a separate comment below. (1 extra entry)
  2. Share this page on Facebook either by using the link above or by clicking “share” on Facebook below; and leave a separate comment below stating what you did. (1 extra entry)
  3. Follow me on Twitter “GFrecipebox” and leave me your Twitter name in a separate comment below. (1 extra entry)
  4. Retweet this post dated March 16, 2011 on Twitter from “GFrecipebox“ by using “RT @GFrecipebox” in your tweet and leave me a separate comment below. (1 extra entry)
  5. Leave a comment on any other post on this site, limit two, and state what you did below, in a separate comment.  Other giveaways do not count. (1 extra entry for each comment)
  6. Share this on any of the 328 social net works by clicking the share button below and leave a separate comment below for each share you did. (1 extra entry for each share).
  7. Follow Hail Merry on Facebook and leave a separate comment below stating you did so.
  8. Follow Hail Merry on Twitter (@HailMerrySnacks)  and leave a separate comment below with your Twitter user name. (1 extra entry)
  9. Sign up for the Hail Merry Newsletter and enter a separate comment below. (1 extra entry)

What you should know

  • Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm PST on April 12, 2011.
  • The winner will have until 11:59pm PST on April 15, 2011 to reply to the winner’s notification email to supply us with their U.S. shipping address, phone number and t-shirt size.  If they do not respond within that time period of time, a new winner will be chosen.  Therefore, use an email address you check often or check back to this site on April 13, 2011 to view the winner announcement.  The winner’s shipping address, phone number and email address will be kept confidential between us and Hail Merry.
  • The name of the winner will be announced on this page, right below this line, on April 13, 2011.

Disclaimer: Hail Merry provided me with free samples of their products to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

And the winner is…

Gina Marie Dunn!

Gina has until 11:59pm PST on April 15, 2011 to reply to the winner’s notification email to supply us with her U.S. shipping address, phone number and t-shirt size.  If she does not respond within that time period of time, a new winner will be chosen.

The winner was chosen using Random.org:

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94 Responses to Gluten-free Giveaway and Review: Hail Merry

  1. Eric Myers says:

    Very cool! I love Hail Merry granola. Since I missed this one I will definitely have to go out and get me some to munch on while I wait for the next contest! Thanks!

  2. Congratulation to Gina- your delicious treats are on the way!
    Thanks for supporting Hail Merry Gluten-Free Snacks.

  3. I am so excited to be the winner! Have been dying for one of these t-shirts, love my Hail Merry! Yaay!

  4. Sherri bray says:

    I followed @hailmerrysnacks on twitter @sherribray

  5. Sherri bray says:

    I followed @GFrecipebox on twitter.

  6. Sherri bray says:

    Please enter me in the giveaway! I have to eat gluten free and I love hail Merry products!

  7. Emily N. says:

    I’d like to win because those Macaroons sound wonderful.

  8. Emily says:

    I would really like to enter. There are a lot of people in town that do not know what celiac or gluten is. I would really like to get questions from people. I would also like more help in knowing what to eat.

  9. Emily says:

    I liked Hail Mary on Facebook

  10. Emily says:

    I liked gluten free carla on facebook

  11. Emily says:

    I shared on facebook

  12. Daily Woman says:

    Follow Hailmerry on Twitter @ASDsupportNC

  13. Daily Woman says:

    Follow GFrecipes on Twitter

  14. Daily Woman says:

    I would like to win this because our family is trying to start the gluten free diet and we have no idea where to start so this would be great.

  15. Alena Mack says:

    Would love to try more raw grawnola!!! Trying to fit more raw foods in my diet, so this would be great!

  16. Rachelle Ludwig says:

    Following Hail Merry on twitter now also as “twerpcicle”

  17. Rachelle Ludwig says:

    Just signed up for Hqil Merry newsletter, too. : )

  18. Rachelle Ludwig says:

    Now following Hail Merry on Fb – Rachelle Tangbakken Ludwig

  19. Rachelle Ludwig says:

    Following you on twitter as twerpcicle

  20. Rachelle Ludwig says:

    I also like you on FB – Rachelle Tangbakken Ludwig. ; )

  21. Rachelle Ludwig says:

    Sign me up – raw food bars are my go to breakfast – Raw ingredient cookies would do tho- LOL!

  22. rachel says:

    LIKED you on FB! See you have all my support and you have a family of 3 gluten free living people-and their momma is 75% raw so your products sounds amazing. These would be great for my clients and the work I do with children with spectrum related issues.

  23. rachel says:

    Also following you on Twitter and my name is rachelnutrition.

  24. rachel says:

    Both my 2 and 4 year of are gluten free as well as myself. I am moving into more of a raw food diet and I am always looking for new foods that we can introduce into our world that are healthy raw and full of good nutrients,. I will spread the word and would love to be entered in the contest.

  25. Marissa GF says:

    I like Hail Merry on FB too!

  26. Marissa GF says:

    Sharing it on FB too! Got lots of friends that love RAW!

  27. Marissa GF says:

    Ooooo this looks soooo good!!!! Love coconut anything it seems! Great package!
    I liked your FB page sometime back after running across your brilliant blog :)
    Marissa Workowski

  28. Laci says:

    I ‘like’d your facebook page for this giveaway. So happy to have found this because I went on a detox and started raw foods 5 days ago and I feel awesome now. This giveaway couldn’t have came at a better time! lol! My facebook name is Laci Baldwin-Bennett. Thanks~

  29. Teresa says:

    I LIKE Hail Merry on facebook! :)

  30. Teresa says:

    I LIKE Gluten Free Carla on facebook! :)

  31. Teresa says:

    I would love to be entered in the Hail Merry giveaway! This sounds so good! I’m gluten intolerant & allergic to soy & react to oats… Great to see the Grawnola doesn’t contain oats!! Thank you so much for this opportunity!!

  32. Angele says:

    Newly gluten intolerant here! Love finding all these resources!
    I have 1- Liked your FB page, 2-shared it with my friends 3- I already folllow you :) 4- retweeted.. my pleasure! 5- Left comments on 2 other posts! 6- Shared with social network 7- Am now following Hail Mary on FB (Angele Thompson) 8- following Hail Mary on Twitter( I am @Surromaman)

    Can you tell.. Im new to Gluten free and would LOVE all these goodies! lol

  33. Shar Jones says:

    Following Hail Merry on FAcebook

  34. Shar Jones says:

    Joined newsletter

  35. Shar Jones says:

    Shared giveaway on Facebook

  36. Shar Jones says:

    I would like to try as I work in a health food store known for our large gluten-free selection, so I am always looking for new products for myself and the store :)

  37. sandy Rodriguez says:

    Wonderful red color. Love it and both of your pages. Liked them both………

  38. kat says:

    I signed up for Hail Merry Newsletter, following Hail Merry on FB, following on Twitter(stormykat)
    why i would like to enter this giveaway is I never had an macaroon, and these look, sounds delicious not only they would be an healthy snack, I would not mind more healthy snacks around the house that I can eat.

  39. Angela Bear says:

    Would love to try their products…have never heard of them before!

  40. Sarah Chapin says:

    Thank you for reviewing us! Love your blog!

  41. Becca says:

    I signed up for Hail Merry Newsletter.

  42. Becca says:

    I am following Hail Merry on Twitter-@becca_jean05

  43. Becca says:

    I am now following Hail Merry on FB!

  44. Becca says:

    I RT the giveaway on Twitter.

  45. Becca says:

    I already follow you on Twitter-@becca_jean05

  46. Becca says:

    I shared the giveaway on FB.

  47. Becca says:

    I already follow you on FB-Becca Klooz

  48. Becca says:

    I would like to enter this giveaway! When looking at the ingredients of the products I think these are very healthy snacks. I would love to get my hands on these snacks!

  49. Michelle says:

    Retweeted this post!

  50. Michelle says:

    Follow you on twitter, mdoliveri

  51. Michelle says:

    Follow Gluten Free Carla on FB – Michelle Duggan Oliveri

  52. Michelle says:

    Please enter me in the giveaway, I have always been eating healthy and have been incorporating more raw items into my diet. I love trying new foods!!!

  53. Katherine says:

    I want to win this giveaway because I am recovering from eating issues and am trying to be healthy by eating treats and not worrying about ingredients. I know I could rely on these to be delicious and good for me! what an amazing giveaway; thanks for the opportunity!

  54. Karen says:

    I’m entering because I’m a gluten free vegan and these look yummy!

  55. Theresa Shafer says:

    Follow Hail Merry on Facebook

  56. Theresa Shafer says:

    Follow me on Twitter “GFrecipebox
    tes283

    from before

  57. Theresa Shafer says:

    Share this page on Facebook either by using the link below

  58. Theresa Shafer says:

    Like “Gluten Free Carla” on Facebook Page

  59. Theresa Shafer says:

    Gluten-free Macaroons …..oh how I have missed them That is why I would like to win. ….sigh…

  60. PurpleLarkspur says:

    I signed up for the Hail Mary newsletter!

  61. PurpleLarkspur says:

    I Follow Hail Merry on Twitter. I am @purplelarkspur

  62. PurpleLarkspur says:

    I follow you on Twitter. I am @purplelarkspur

  63. PurpleLarkspur says:

    I would love to be entered into this giveaway because my husband is gluten free and this looks like a snack he would really enjoy!! I also think I would really like the Blonde Macaroons (I am a sucker for coconut!)

  64. Amanda T. says:

    I signed up for up for the Hail Merry Newsletter.

  65. Amanda T. says:

    I follow Hail Merry on Twitter @adthomas.

  66. Amanda T. says:

    I follow Hail Merry on Facebook.

  67. Amanda T. says:

    I would like to be entered into the giveway because I love trying new raw treats.

  68. Kristina Foster says:

    retweeted this post

  69. Kristina Foster says:

    I follow you on Twitter
    ~ shanezgirl1997

  70. Kristina Foster says:

    I shared this post on FB.

  71. Amanda B. says:

    Already like you on FB.

  72. Kristina Foster says:

    I like GFCarla on FB.
    ~kristina foster

  73. Amanda B. says:

    Would love to try the macaroons!

  74. Kristina Foster says:

    Please enter me in the giveaway. Our family gave up grains 3 weeks ago and these products sound great!

  75. i follow hail merry on twitter
    @gracefullygless

  76. i follow you on twitter! @gracefullygless

  77. i would love to try! i am about a year gluten free and two weeks dairy free. i have a food blog and love to try new products and make other people try them too! :)

  78. Hi! Please enter me five times:
    1. following you on twitter – @lvartmom
    2. following hail merry on Twitter
    3. liking your facebook page – Gina Marie Dunn
    4. liking hail merry fb page
    Huge fan of Hail Merry, esp meyer lemon and choc mint tarts. I am dying to get my hands on one of those t-shirts! I would love to wear it to Yoga at Exhale in Dallas. :)

  79. Samara Anderson says:

    I signed up for the Hail Merry Newsletter.

  80. jean Marie says:

    I am just staring to go gluten free! I feel better when I am now to just resist the tempatations of junk. and I am thinking of going raw at least 60% raw and would love to try new products.

  81. Samara Anderson says:

    I am following Hail Merry on Twitter.

  82. Samara Anderson says:

    I reposted on Twitter from “GFrecipebox“ by using “RT @GFrecipebox” in my tweet.

  83. Samara Anderson says:

    I am following GFrecipeBox on Twitter.

  84. Samara Anderson says:

    I am following Hail Merry on Facebook.

  85. Bethany Hein says:

    I’m a fan of Gluten Free Carla!!!

  86. Bethany Hein says:

    I’m entering this giveaway because I have Celiac disease and would absolutely love to try these products out!!

  87. Samara Anderson says:

    I have shared on Facebook.

  88. Samara Anderson says:

    I have Liked “Gluten Free Carla” on Facebook.

  89. Samara Anderson says:

    Please enter me in the contest. I was recently told I need to go gluten free. Since it’s all new to me (and I love wheat products) it’s been difficult. I’d love to find some awesome stuff I want to eat. Honestly, there are times I don’t bother eating because nothing appeals to me.

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