Snacks

Gluten-Free Product Review: Dr. Schar’s Honeygrams

This Examiner was fortunate enough to receive a box of Dr. Schar’s newest product, Honeygrams, to try and review. One of my favorite snacks as a kid was graham crackers topped with peanut butter and I am happy to report that these graham crackers taste better than the wheat-based version of my youth. Dr. Schar has created a graham cracker that has ...

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Gluten-Free Review: Perfect Foods Bar

The other day I was out with some friends at our local climbing gym. After a few attempts to reach the top, I was feeling worn out and super-duper hungry. Luckily, when I opened the snack fridge, I happened to find these Gluten-Free Energy Bars. I tried the ALMOND BUTTER flavor, which is made with organic almonds and honey, and ...

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Smart Balance Acquires Udi’s Healthy Foods for $125 Million Increases Stake in Gluten Free Market

The gluten-free food industry is exploding due to increased diagnosis of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people, while gluten sensitivity is believed to affect up to 10% of the population. The gluten-free market is one of the fastest growing industries, with 20%+ growth per year with US sales increasing from under ...

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Gluten-Free Product Review: KURDelights by KURSuperfoods

Since I am always on the lookout for a sweet snack that is free of gluten, dairy, and soy, I was happy to receive samples of KURDelights.  So many gluten-free bars/snacks contain soy protein and/or dairy, or they are very high in sugar and carbs and low in protein and fiber, which is not the case with KURDelights. These bite-sized snacks ...

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Enjoy Life Plentils

Enjoy Life Plentils! An amazing new chip from Enjoy Life made from lentils! These things are darn good and I’ve got a recap of my thoughts for you all! I entered a giveaway that Enjoy Life had and won! I feel good about eating these chips as they are not only gluten free but also free of the eight most common ...

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Gluten-Free Shamrock Sugar Cookie Recipe

Gluten-free shamrock sugar cookies are buttery good, easy to make and a charmin’ St. Patrick’s Day cookie. You will need a small (about 3/4-inch diameter) shamrock cookie cutter to use as a stencil on your cookies. If you can’t find this type of cookie cutter you can make your own stencil by tracing and cutting a shamrock shape on a ...

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Review: Lucy’s Gluten Free Cookies – Three New Flavors!

  Valentine’s day is approaching! Instead of spending hours searching for allergy-friendly Valentine’s candy for your loved ones, consider offering safer sweets with Lucy’s cookies.     If you haven’t had the pleasure of tasting them yet, Lucy’s cookies are delicious treats that are gluten-free, vegan, and made without milk, eggs, peanuts or tree nuts, but they taste like “regular” cookies! ...

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Easy and Amazing Holiday Classics List

We’re lucky that there are more and more recipes out there that taste just like the real thing. But for many people, it s easier to make some desserts that happen to be gluten-free, rather than gluten-free adaptations of “normal” foods. Foods that are naturally gluten free avoid the expensive specialty flours. Personally, I am not a fan of spending ...

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Gluten Free Product Review: Surf Sweets!

I LOVED trying a bunch of awesome Surf Sweets products that I won from a Stuffed Pepper twitter giveaway! Admittedly, I have not been able to try all the products that they sent (there are a lot!) but I had so much fun trying what I have so far. I probably never would have sought out these products on my own. I could ...

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