Feb 1

The Fuji Bowl & Lilly’s Hummus Giveaway

in Fuji Bowl, Giveaway

Fuji Bowl

This Sunday is the big championship game, and trash-talking has already begun in the Fuji household.  But no, I’m not referring to the Super Bowl game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens.  I’m talking about the Fuji Bowl, and this year the teams are Team Black Bean and Team Roasted Jalapeno.

Players in the Fuji Bowl 2013

I recently received a box of Lilly’s Hummus goodies.  Oregon Harvest, the makers of Lilly’s Hummus is a small, family owned natural foods company located in Portland, Oregon.  Their hummus is trans-fat and gluten-free and made without preservatives.  They use organic garbanzo and black beans and all of the veggies used in the hummus are locally sourced and hand-roasted over hazelnut briquettes, which is a renewable resource in the pacific northwest. The hummus is sold in markets and health food stores nationwide

Different flavors of Lilly's Hummus

Lilly’s Hummus was an unexpected treat.  The Fuji family members are all big lovers of hummus (the Fujilings have to be monitored vigilantly, because if you turn your back I guarantee that one of them will stick a finger into the hummus so they can create a hummus finger lollipop).  Lilly’s Hummus offers 8 different varieties of hummus—Plain (Original), Roasted Garlic, Kalamata Olive, Smoked Tomato & Basil, Roasted Red Pepper, Roasted Jalapeno, Black Bean, and Cracked Pepper. We got to try all of them, but the Cracked Pepper Hummus.  Every single one of them was delicious and I loved the unique flavors.  The fun part was that we all had different favorites.  We had so much fun tasting the different varieties that we decided to host a bowl game of our own.  My mom had already planned a family get-together for Super Bowl Sunday, so to amp up the fun factor, we are adding a hummus throw down into the mix.  Everyone attending will have the chance to taste each variety and vote for their favorite.  The winner will be the champion of this year’s Fuji Bowl.  Maybe we’ll bring some Salt & Pepper Roasted Nuts and Tomato Bacon Chutney to be extra nice.

Tomato Bacon Chutney, Salt & Pepper Roasted Nuts, and Lilly's Hummus

Mr. Fuji is backing Team Roasted Jalapeno, and I am backing Team Black Bean.  We’re having so much fun that we decided we’d share the Fuji Bowl this year.  Coverage of the game will be aired via Twitter (#fujibowl) and a post-game recap is coming on Monday.  May the best player win.

Team Black Bean vs Team Roasted Jalapeno

In celebration of the weekend’s festivities, Oregon Harvest is sponsoring a giveaway for La Fuji Mama readers so that one of you will get to do your own tasting of Lilly’s Hummus!  Details are below.  While you’re at it, check out Lilly’s Hummus and give them some love!

Lilly’s Hummus Giveaway

Lilly's Hummus Prize Pack

There will be one (1) lucky winner who will receive a prize package containing a Lilly’s Hummus sample pack (one of each flavor), Lilly’s t-shirt, Lilly’s farmers market bag (not pictured), a Lilly’s apron (not pictured), and assorted ephemera.

  • Rules: The giveaway will close Thursday, February 7th, 2013 Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 12:00 am PST.  The giveaway is open to readers with a US mailing address. The winner will be chosen randomly and notified by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen.  To enter, please follow the steps below.  UPDATE: Due to some issues with my site being down, I have extended the giveaway for an additional 24 hours.  

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*Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by my friend’s at Oregon Harvest because they’re awesome.  All opinions are my own.

{ 50 comments… read them below or add one }

Kenny February 1, 2013 at 7:14 pm

I love the Fuji Bowl helmet design! Fearsome Fish? Battling Breams? Tackling Tai?


Fuji Nana February 1, 2013 at 8:09 pm

Wahoo! I can’t wait to participate! Personally, I think that Kalamata Olive Hummus looks very promising!


Kristen February 1, 2013 at 8:12 pm

We love hummus- can’t wait to try Lilly’s!


Ben February 1, 2013 at 8:17 pm

Hummus is my favorite snack!


Therese February 1, 2013 at 8:41 pm

Looks delicious, and a great snack to enjoy while watching the game.


pam February 1, 2013 at 9:17 pm

i’d love to try the smoked tomato hummus looks yummy


sara February 1, 2013 at 9:20 pm

Awesome giveaway! I definitely would love to try the roasted jalapeno flavor…that just sounds amazing! :)


Kim C. February 1, 2013 at 9:32 pm

I Love Hummus!! The Black Bean flavor is one I’ve never come across before but I’m very interested in trying it.


Erin February 1, 2013 at 9:44 pm

Yum, hummus! I’d love to try a new brand!


Noelle February 1, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Looks good!!


Kimberly February 1, 2013 at 10:16 pm

What a great giveaway theme! And, my family loves hummus. Thanks for the introduction to a new product line…can’t wait to try it!


Kris February 1, 2013 at 10:39 pm

Too cute!!! I love your creativity! Thanks for the introduction to a new product… we LOVE hummus!!!


Carla February 2, 2013 at 6:44 am

I love hummus! And they have so many flavorful varieties! I will vote for the jalapeno!


charj February 2, 2013 at 7:41 am

Looking forward to trying Lilly’s hummus.


scrapper al February 2, 2013 at 8:25 am

What a great variety of flavors! I’d love to win. And the Fuji bowl sounds hilariaous!


Rachel February 2, 2013 at 9:18 am

I love hummus!


Ally February 2, 2013 at 9:36 am

The roasted jalapeno hummus sounds delicious!


Sarah Jane Jennings February 2, 2013 at 9:37 am

Not a day goes by that I don’t eat hummus…I would love love love to try this brand!!!


Rae February 2, 2013 at 10:09 am

I love hummus!!! Roasted Garlic is my favorite!


Jan R February 2, 2013 at 11:15 am

Love hummus…PLEASE!


kayla February 2, 2013 at 11:48 am

Wow…so many flavors! I’m rooting for team jalapeno!


Megan February 2, 2013 at 12:19 pm

I love hummus. It looks really tasty too!


Blake Kaplan February 2, 2013 at 1:42 pm

I love hummus.


Kristen Jones February 2, 2013 at 2:43 pm

I <3 hummus!!!


Cj February 2, 2013 at 4:05 pm

You had me at hummus then added *divine* *drool* worthy flavors! YUM! Thank you for the opportunity :)


kristi February 4, 2013 at 7:00 am

I’m all for the black bean hummus!


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Kay February 4, 2013 at 11:29 am

I love hummus, I hope I win!


Barbara Stenby February 4, 2013 at 11:47 am

Hummus is Yummus!


cakewhiz February 4, 2013 at 12:38 pm

oh man! i love hummus and there are so many exciting new flavors to chose from :D


Jeff F. February 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm

Yum! but I vote for team Roasted Jalapeno. Sounds like a great little company.


Urban Wife February 4, 2013 at 3:46 pm

I could eat hummus all day long and never tire of it! That only means I’m always on the lookout for new flavors. :)


meredith February 4, 2013 at 4:32 pm

I love eating hummus as a great snack!


Cathy B*****y February 4, 2013 at 7:35 pm

we LOVE hummus and never heard of this brand… went to the site and they have 3 locations near to my daughters sow e can share it!! Looks so yummy!
Cathy B*****y
pbprojecthope atyahoo dot com


Stephanie February 4, 2013 at 10:34 pm

I’m just starting to learn about Hummus and it’s versatility. I had my first taste back at Thanksgiving but it’s hard to find in my area.
So far anytime I’ve tasted Hummus it’s been from people who live near Whole Foods in Austin, we don’t have one in my town and that’s an hour drive but I suspect if Lilly’s Hummus was worth the shipping I might have a new addiction.


Leslie February 5, 2013 at 2:43 am

I love hummus and have never seen this brand before. I would love to try it.


Karen D February 5, 2013 at 5:45 am

Would really love to try Lilly’s hummus!!!


Donna February 5, 2013 at 7:21 am

I would love to try all of them!


Jan R February 5, 2013 at 11:46 am

Love hummus with big fat warm pita bread.


domestic diva February 5, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Thanks for the chance!


Heather February 5, 2013 at 2:20 pm

I would love to try the roasted garlic hummus–yumm! Thank you for extending the giveaway! :)


Dorothea February 5, 2013 at 2:24 pm

I love all things hummus! Thanks for a great giveaway!


Kaliis February 5, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Oh, my. Smoked Tomato? That flavor totally has my number. I hope I get to try it!


Kaliis February 5, 2013 at 2:41 pm

oh and I accidentally get to comment twice since the widget timed out!


Katherine February 5, 2013 at 7:38 pm

Yum yum! Love hummus and would love to try this brand!


Nolwenn February 5, 2013 at 7:59 pm

This is when I am happy to have also a US address ;)
You have so much fun at your house !!! We also have a thing for hummus of all kinds in my family, so trying new ones would be nice.

thanks for the chance to win.


Kazuya Miyashita via Facebook February 5, 2013 at 11:18 pm

Rachel, I noticed that the store section of your website is a bit off. Only half of the Amazon page is showing. I tried viewing it on both Firefox and Chrome browswers.


Kate@Diethood February 6, 2013 at 6:46 am

YUM! Bring on the hummus! :)


rachel February 6, 2013 at 8:49 am

I’m eating hummus right now! :)


La Fuji Mama via Facebook February 6, 2013 at 3:34 pm

Thanks Kazuya Miyashita…I’ve been having a bunch of site problems, but hopefully we’ll have them all worked out within the next week or so. Thanks for the heads up!


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