NUSH: Organic, Gluten Free Low Carb Cakes On The Go – In Four Fun Flavors!


NUSH Foods has been a hot topic across the low carb communities ever since they were featured in the April Keto Krate Box. If you’re a Keto Krate subscriber, you probably got to try their Carrot Spice Cake – yes?

That’s where this all started… then I reached out to them, or maybe it was the other way around, but they decided to send me a mixed case with all four of their low carb cake flavors to try and review:

NUSH Foods Organic, Gluten Free Low Carb Cakes - Snacks On The Go!
They also chose to sponsor this post & support our low carb community here! πŸ™‚

I’ve really enjoyed getting to know Dave and Muffy. We’ve exchanged a number of emails about taste, flavor & general “cake fun” talk… and I talked them into offering you an exclusive discount too! You can check out their four flavors here. ♥

The NUSH Foods individually packaged cakes are:

  • Organic
  • Very Low Carb
  • Gluten Free
  • Sweetened with Organic Erythritol & Glycerin


A Great Healthy Low Carb Snack On-the-Go!

I especially love that they are individually packaged to grab ‘n go or for a quick snack when you need something low carb without any fuss.

For example, I took the Cocoa Cake with me on a hike last weekend and enjoyed it with Almond Butter by the river. πŸ™‚ Nice treat!

Organic, Gluten Free, Low Carb Chocolate Cake

Of all four flavors, the Banana Nut NUSH cakes are my favorite. πŸ™‚

Here are the ingredients on that one:

Banana Nut NUSH Cake Ingredients: Water, Organic Flax Seed, Organic Erythritol, Organic Egg, Organic Banana, Organic Glycerin, Organic Walnuts, Organic Canola Oil, Natural Flavors, Leavening (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate), Sea Salt, Organic Soy Lecithin, Organic Rosemary Extract. Contains: Egg, Walnuts, Soy Processed in a facility that also processes Egg, Peanut, Tree Nuts, and Soy.

You can see nutrition facts & ingredients for NUSH cakes here


I first tried the NUSH Carrot Spice Cake when it came in a Keto Krate box, like many of you. I just ate it plain, straight out of the package, and really enjoyed the flavor.

NUSH Foods Carrot Spice Cake in the Keto Krate

The texture is interesting though. Some people LOVE it, some people don’t. It has a bit of a grainy or gritty texture to it, so opinions on that were a hot topic.

Personally… I like it! They’re working on some new & improved recipes as we speak, so if they make them a little “smoother” I think more people will really love these cakes, but I’ve enjoyed them as-is. Especially when I dress them up. πŸ˜‰

Speaking of, I also took these cakes on my trip to Orlando. It made for quick & easy meals and snacks on my road trip and in my hotel room!

Traveling Low Carb

That’s when I fell in love with the NUSH Banana Nut Cakes. πŸ™‚

I stacked them with layers of cream cheese and added big juicy fresh strawberries:

Yum! πŸ™‚ And such an easy low carb breakfast on the go!

I did that with the NUSH Lemon Poppyseed Cake too (photo below) but I’m NOT a fan of “lemon poppyseed” flavor. Aaron LOVED that one though, so it’s just a taste preference. He says it has a nice tart lemon flavor and the poppyseeds are a great combo.

Low Carb Lemon Poppyseed Cake ~ Organic, Gluten Free Snacks

The Banana Nut remains my favorite. πŸ˜‰

Low Carb Banana Nut Bread

It’s great with cream cheese & berries (above), but also GREAT warmed up with real butter (below). πŸ™‚

Low Carb Banana Bread

My second favorite NUSH Foods Cakes are the Cocoa.

I like the texture on the chocolate cakes better, they are less grainy than the others, and have a nice rich cocoa flavor.

I especially like them with something salty, like roasted macadamia nuts:

Low Carb Chocolate Cake ~ Organic, Gluten Free Snacks

The best thing about them is that they are packaged to “grab & go” which is really nice when you just need something fast, or want to keep things on hand for those times you’re headed out the door – or stuck at your desk.

Organic, Gluten Free, Low Carb Cake

They keep their shape too, so they were great to throw in the backpack for a hike.

But I also like making a nice breakfast meal out of them at home – because they go SO well with coffee! πŸ™‚

Low Carb Hiking & Camping

I mentioned they’re working on some new recipes, and possibly even new flavors. πŸ˜‰ I got to participate in the R&D (research & development) taste panel last week, which was a lot of fun!

Low Carb Taste Panel

This is a company you’ll want to keep an eye on, as they have a passion for creating a quality product people can ENJOY on a low carb lifestyle.

I really love that NUSH Foods Cakes are made with organic ingredients, gluten free and very low carb.

I also really admire a company that supports the keto community, and love how friendly the people are that run this company. That goes a LONG way with me!

I hope you enjoyed my candid review of these new NUSH Low Carb Cakes.

I really enjoyed eating them! πŸ™‚

Aaron agrees with me that they’re great for breakfast, and also for camping & hiking. They’re a good healthy, compact calorie-dense snack to enjoy – that you can easily turn into a meal. Plus it’s a “sweet treat” that’s very low in carbs!

While it’s great to stick to whole foods, do meal prep, and mainly eat meat & greens + healthy fats… there are times you just need something quick & easy. And also times you WANT something like banana bread. πŸ™‚ It’s nice to have options, and to be able to treat yourself now and then, while maintaining your low carb lifestyle.


Shop NUSH Foods Low Carb Cake in Four Flavors


Have you tried them yet?

If so, I would love to hear YOUR thoughts…

… and YOUR favorite flavor.:)

Lynn Terry,
aka @LowCarbTraveler


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29 Responses to NUSH: Organic, Gluten Free Low Carb Cakes On The Go – In Four Fun Flavors!

  1. Joan Moore says:

    Good morning! You know I love your experimenting all the store products as the main reason for your site but I think you should consider the average person cannot afford the extravagant cost of these products. Yes, I know you get paid to represent the companies but you have to be realistic here. An extreme hit to the average income vs. homemade. Just a thought?

    • Lynn Terry says:

      Hi Joan πŸ™‚ I agree with that. There’s also the issue that many of these products aren’t available outside the U.S. (yet). So yes, some of the great new products hitting the market aren’t for everyone – I get it.

      I do also share how to make simple recipes and quick/easy meals out of basic things you can get at any store. I like to cover a good variety of options from eating at home, to eating out & on the go, and of course trying out these products – because people are always asking my opinion of them. πŸ˜‰

      I also love being able to coordinate with the companies for discounts and giveaways, to help out a little. πŸ™‚ Speaking of, I have a fun giveaway to announce – so stay tuned for that! πŸ™‚

      I realize too that not everyone can go hiking, or even exercise. And most of my adventures are NOT something I recommend lol, but I do love sharing as much variety and inspiration and as many ideas as I can – all while trying out new things myself on my own health & weight loss journey.

  2. Barbara says:

    Wish they used coconut oil and not canola

    • Lynn Terry says:

      That would be great, Barbara. I know they’re experimenting with some new recipes. And I’ll pass that information along to them. πŸ™‚ I wonder if they would hold their shape as well though. That IS one of the things I like about these cakes. I’ve packed them on two trips and two hikes so far and they don’t get squished or messy, which is nice.

  3. Gina says:

    These cakes look yummy. Thanks for reviewing these cakes
    Nothing worse than spending a lot of money on a product to find out it tastes horrible and then trashing it along with our money
    Been there…done that, many times.
    My only complaint about all of these low carb, keto friendly products is the price. Most of us are on a budget. I know i am. But maybe i could try one item, once a month as a treat
    Thanks Lyn.

    • Lynn Terry says:

      Ditto Gina – I threw out so many products the first year or two I was eating low carb. I’m SO glad there are new companies popping up with higher quality products, and especially companies that are more health conscious and using higher quality ingredients too.

      Price is an issue for most people, that and availability (outside the contiguous US). That’s one of the reasons I love Keto Krate so much. It always has these types of specialty products, which can be really expensive to order individually (usually only available in bulk) – and you get to try 6-9 new full sized products every month, so you get a lot of variety.

      I never would have discovered NUSH cakes otherwise! πŸ™‚

  4. Cyndi Henry says:

    Thanks so much for the post and the discount. I ordered the box of these varieties to give it a try! You look great BTW!!! You are doing so well with your weight and health! xoxoxo

    • Lynn Terry says:

      Thank you, Cyndi! πŸ™‚ I’ve been so consistent for so long now that living low carb has become second nature. Finally! lol – forcing that consistency was tough at first, but it’s the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. Now to get that consistent with my workouts… and I’ll finally get in amazing shape. πŸ™‚ haha ~ That’s what I’m working on now.;)

      Enjoy the NUSH cakes! I can’t wait to hear YOUR favorite flavor. I really like them all, except Lemon Poppyseed – which I didn’t like at ALL. But Aaron loved that one. I look forward to seeing what YOU think of it. πŸ™‚

      • Cyndi Henry says:

        I enjoy each flavor!!! My favorite is the banana nut, but all of them are really good to me. Thank you again for the link/discount!

  5. Rob says:

    The canola oil and soy products used in these is why I would not buy or eat these. They are big no- no’s. I wish your review would mention that… even though labeled organic, these products are high in omega 6. Since you are part of the research and development input, mentioning this would help sales. I am eating this way for my health. These are not healthy in my mind.

    • Lynn Terry says:

      I’m glad you brought that up, Rob. πŸ™‚ I did list the ingredients for one of the cakes (banana nut) for that reason. I am still learning about some of the different ingredients. Soy, for example – good or bad? Aaron brought that up too when we did the taste panel together. It’s an ingredient he avoids. I need to do more research on that to see why. Thanks again!

  6. Susan Beuscher says:

    just ordered the mixed pack Lynn!! thanks for bringing all these great ideas to us!! love following you and love your blogs!!!! You are an inspiration!!

    • Lynn Terry says:

      You’re most welcome, Susan. Enjoy!! πŸ™‚ I can’t wait to hear YOUR favorite flavor. I really like them all, except Lemon Poppyseed – which I didn’t like at ALL. But Aaron loved that one. I look forward to seeing what YOU think of it – let me know. πŸ˜‰ *cheers*

  7. amy h says:

    ok—I cured my sweet tooth. I blended about 8 strawberries with heavy whipping cream and a little bit of water because it was a little thick. I added a packet of sweetener. This was delicious and I am so happy.

    • Lynn Terry says:

      That sounds good, Amy! I didn’t realize for a long time that HWC is .4 carbs per tbsp (no matter what the label says) – so 7 carbs per cup. I’m not sure how much you used or what size your strawberries were, so I’m curious how the carb count came out for your dessert?

      • Amy h says:

        Well I need to measure better tomorrow. The strawberries were small frozen ones. I think I found online where it says .44 small-.72 for medium. Cream was maybe half cup and packet of sweetener got me with 2 carbs. It was so delicious. I was hoping for around 10 net carbs. I was doing good on carbs today so it was fine. It made a little over half of a ninja blender cup. When I don’t have many carbs to spare I can cut back on strawberries and it should still be good.

  8. Rhonda Jackson says:

    Thanks Lynn for the info and the discount code! Just ordered. Can’t wait to try them!

  9. DCinPSL says:

    Lynn-First I want to thank you for reviewing these products so we can get an idea before we dive in and purchase. I happen to love these myself. I have currently tried the Lemon Poppyseed and Carrot Cake and really enjoyed them both. I am looking forward to breakfast the next couple of days to try the Chocolate and the Banana. I just ordered the mixed box with your discount and free shipping and they come out to a whooping $2.39 a cake. I am not sure why people are complaining about the price. That is more than affordable and reasonable. People think nothing of buying a fattening muffin or a bagel with cream cheese at a coffee shop for $3.00 or more. I hope they don’t change these up too much…I love them just the way they are. I am hoping for Pumpkin and Blueberry in the future ❀️

    • Lynn Terry says:

      I love those two flavor suggestions! πŸ™‚ YES!!

      I agree, they’re very affordable and definitely delicious. I especially like that they hold their shape so they are so convenient for packing in your bag on the go, on road trips or flights, to have at your desk at work, and for me: hiking & camping! πŸ™‚

  10. Susan Beuscher says:

    Hi Lynn! Follow up to my mixed order of NUSH– I love the banana very fav and ordering again tonight!! Lemon poppyseed.. my least fave.. the others are ok… would love to have a blueberry πŸ™‚ I spread cream cheese on the banana nut and micro 20 sec..yummy!!! thanks for finding all these really great things for us!! and don’t get me started on pili nuts.. wowsa.. delish and ordering again!!! (coconut/ sea salt and cacao are my favs) and best of all.. no negative effect on my blue sugars!!! no spikes at all!! thanks again!!

    • Lynn Terry says:

      I love the Pili Nuts too. πŸ™‚ So glad you are enjoying some of these delicious low carb food options! I’m going to email them now and suggest that Blueberry flavor. YUM!

  11. Lynn Terry says:

    Update: These organic, gluten free low carb cakes are now on Netrition in all four flavors! See: πŸ™‚ Enjoy!

  12. Jeanne N says:

    Hi Lynn!

    I just received these Nush cakes. Do they need to be refrigerated or frozen, like the smart cakes do? It doesn’t say either way on the packages, so I’m assuming they don’t need to be, but just wanted to check.

    • Lynn Terry says:

      Hi Jeanne πŸ™‚

      I didn’t refrigerate mine, and they were fine. I keep my house around 73 degrees, but I also took them out with me on my hikes on HOT days, and they held up fine then too. πŸ™‚

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  14. JoAnn White says:

    I remember these from April Keto box, and couldn’t remember the name, it was soooo good. I’m going to order however what is the discount code?


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