Friday, April 27

*Closed* Milk Time! 8th Continent Review & Giveaway

Who doesn't love milk? I know I do and if I could I would drink milk every morning.... maybe with a peanut butter sandwich or some slices of bananas and cereal. YUM! And especially now that I'm pregnant I crave it during the morning.

During my last pregnancy and this one (now 23 weeks) I was diagnosed with Gestation Diabetes. With the first pregnancy my dietitian said I could only have about 1 cup of milk on occasion, but definitely not every day! But now I can!

I was approached to do a review & giveaway from 8th Continent Soy Milk. I had never looking into soy milk. I did buy some, for my mother, because she's lactose intolerant. Anywho, so I looked into the brand, the different varieties and the nutritional information. I said yes and went ahead and bought our first carton!

We tried it as a family on Saturday morning. Of course, at first it doesn't taste like milk. (I know, I should have taken a picture). Then we tried the vanilla and the girls just fell in love with it. Now the girls will easily pick 8th Continent over cows milk when we go to the store and drink it with everything. We even made macaroni with cheese (Annie's Macaroni) and it was delish, no difference. You can check out more recipes on their website HERE.

But back to my diabetes! I just love that I can drink 8th Continent Soy Milk because it has almost half of the carbs which is great for my sugar! I can now drink one cup a day (got the okay from my dietician). Of course, I don't, but I almost do!

 Here is some info from their website about their soy milk:
With just the right amount of sweetness, 8th Continent Original is the perfect choice on breakfast cereal or as a milk substitute in your favorite recipe.

  • 8 Grams of soy protein
  • Excellent source of calcium
  • Made from U.S. grown soybeans that have not been genetically engineered (non-GMO)
  • May reduce the risk of heart disease* and high blood pressure and stroke**
  • Certified by the American Heart Association

Don't you just love the cute designs on the milk. My girls actually colored all over the carton and made it even prettier! The designs were made by Ben Javens. You can read more information about the project HERE. He also designed their website to, which if you haven't visited is so cute (pic above)!

You can check out the different varieties on their website and even print out your own coupons! Don't want some coupons? Well, how about follow them on Pinterest! They have some great boards, even one on Mother's Day if you feel like getting crafty. I know those are always the best gifts that you keep FOREVER!

So how about a GIVEAWAY?!?!?! Super easy to win and good luck!


Just fill out the rafflecopter form below with your facebook account 
or just enter your name and email address.
There will be 5 WINNERS to receive two (2) Coupons for FREE 8th Continent SoyMilk!
Open to US residents only.
Prize will be shipped from me, but was provided by 8th Continent 
Giveaway will run for 7 days
Winner will be chosen via 
Winner will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen
Only one entry per household (do not use multiple or fake emails)

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. Love having the vanilla soy milk with chocolate syrup :)

    Phylicia Phillips

  2. I have never tried it, but I would drink it plain.

  3. I have never had it but would use it much in the same way as milk

  4. I would like to use it in our gluten free recipes =]

  5. As someone following the Atkins diet, 8th Continent unsweetened soy milk is a must!

  6. Since I cannot drink milk 8th Continent is the only soy milk that my son and I will drink.

  7. I would use it in my cereal and in place of milk in my green bean casserole recipe.

  8. I'd like to make a banana split milkshake!

  9. I would drink it plain or try it in some new cookie recipes!

  10. I make myself a protein smoothie almost every day using soy milk. It's much creamier than dairy milk!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  11. Stephanie HebertMay 4, 2012 at 11:01 AM

    My daughter has a dairy allergy and this is a must have in our house. Thanks!

  12. We love soymilk at our house but still resort to regular milk when $ is tight. We haven't ever tried 8th Continent before, but I look forward to doing so.

    We would use it for smoothies, cereal, in place of milk in general.

  13. I like having it with my breakfast.


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