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Final Review Grade: D-
I received the Reese’s Spreads Voxbox a few days ago- just in time for my New Year’s resolution of eating healthier…perfect timing, right?! The other morning, I was going to attempt to do this blog and review along with some other tasks while my girl took a nap! As I walked into the kitchen, the Reese’s Spread was NO WHERE in sight! I knew I left it on the counter the night before, and now, it was gone. I looked in every cabinet and spot I could think of- no luck. I figured my husband hid it so I wouldn’t be tempted to chow down the entire container. I finally texted him and asked what he did with the spread!
Our conversation went like this:
Me: What did you do with the Reese’s spread?! I need to do a review and post photos to Instagram! I’m hoping you didn’t throw it away….
Him: Oh sorry no. I hid it behind the toaster so I would stop eating it!
Yes ladies and gents. It is THAT good. Like, just take a spoon (or your finger) and eat it straight from the jar, good. It tastes exactly like a Reese’s Cup…my kryptonite! Thankfully, I’ve been trying to perfect my willpower and I’ve done good while having this scrumptious stuff in the house.
So, on to my real review!
The Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread tastes exactly like a Reese’s cup- just in spreadable form. Excellent for your sweet tooth but terrible for your waistline and those New Year’s resolutions of getting healthier. Obviously, moderation is key since the nutrition is comparable to a candy bar. There’s nothing healthy about it!
The only downsides I found to this spread is that the peanut butter is a little grainy in the texture department. However, this isn’t an issue that makes the spread un-eatable or anything like that.
The next downside (and biggest red flag to me) is in the ingredients list. I have become much more conscious of what I am putting in my body and there is one ingredient that really makes me question this product. TBHQ is listed as a preservative in the list. After doing some research, I have vowed to never buy this product from Reese’s, let alone eat it. I will let you do your own research, but, here is an article that sums up the dangerous properties of TBHQ and why you would NEVER want to ingest it (Why TBHQ Should Be AVOIDED).
Yes, this spread is stupid delicious, BUT, the ingredients list with questionable
ingredients chemicals just doesn’t sit right with me and I will never ingest this stuff again!