Category Archives: Gluten-Free

Tim’s Cascade Snacks: Hawaiian Sweet Chili and Maple Bacon Chips Review

Tim’s Hawaiian Sweet Chili Chips & Maple Bacon Chips Review and Giveaway

Traditions are important, and each year Tim’s Cascade Snacks releases limited edition chip flavors. These limited edition chips are made in Special Batches and always include unique flavor trends. By using premium potatoes that come directly from the Great Pacific Northwest family owned farms. These chips combine seasonings and spices to create a new snack tradition each year.

For the Fall/Winter season this year, Hawaiian Sweet Chili and Maple Bacon Chips have been added to this limited edition flavor release.

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Pipcorn: BiGS & LiTTLES Popcorn Review

BiGS & LiTTLES Popcorn Snack  – A *NEW* Pipcorn Review & Giveaway

My original introduction to Pipcorn was through Shark Tank a couple of years ago. I was immediately interested and wanted to try this brother and sister ran company.

Since that initial introduction Pipcorn has expanded and released new flavors, as is the case now with the release of BiGS & LiTTLES new kids line of popcorn.

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Marlo’s Bakeshop: Gluten-Free Banana Bread Soft+Baked Biscotti

Marlo’s Bakeshop: Gluten-Free Banana Bread Soft-Baked Biscotti Review + Giveaway

Confession time – I love bread. While I love all kinds of bread, banana bread has always been the top of the list as my favorite. The day I learned I could make my own banana bread was a revelation, and no doubt changed my life. One of my favorite times to have a slice of banana bread is with a cup of tea, so when I learned that there was a biscotti version from Marlo’s Bakeshop of my beloved bread, I had to try it.

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Zebra by Popcornopolis Review

Zebra by Popcornopolis Review & Giveaway

Each time I go grocery shopping I see this colorful display that instantly takes me back to the days of going to the circus and having a treat. Popcornopolis has done a great job of making their packaging unique and bright and they have taken that creativity and made some new popcorn flavors that are sure to be new favorites!

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Pure Growth Organic – Snack and Cookie Review

Our 8 Favorite Products from Pure Growth Organic and a Giveaway

Before I began blogging, I did not give much thought to the idea of organic products and what was in my food. Since that time I have learned and have taken that education into each item I eat. When I recently received a box from the organizers of the Natural Products Expo I was pleased to see popcorn from Pure Growth Organic. As I began learning more about this company, I learned that organic items only make up for 5% of US food sales, and snacks are only 4-5% of that number.  Continue reading

Mamma Chia – Chia Vitality Beverages Review

Mamma Chia – Blueberry Pomegranate + Ginger Lime Chia Vitality Beverages Review and Giveaway

Back when I was a new blogger, one of the first companies that I had the opportunity to review was Mamma Chia. Mamma Chia happens to be headquartered in the town over from me, and I see their truck at sampling’s around town.

Since that first review, I have seen them at the Natural Products Expo as well at my local stores. This past year at the Natural Products Expo I hade opportunity to try Mamma Chia‘s new flavors of the Chia Vitaliity Beverages.

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Rice’s Honey: Northern and Southern California Honey Review

Rice’s Honey: Local Nor Cal and Local SoCal Honey Review + Giveaway

There is no doubt that honey can be used for everything from sore throats, to toppings on dinners. The varieties of honey can vary depending on the region of the bees and the region of the flowers. Rice’s Honey has been a family operated business since it began in 1924, specializing in local, raw and unfiltered honey’s that also supports local beekeepers throughout the United States. I was recently sent two bottles of their custom localized honey.

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Goodie Girl Cookies: Fudge Stripe and Caramel Apple Review

Goodie Girl Cookies: Fudge Stripe and Caramel Apple Review + Giveaway

If you are a regular reader, the name Goodie Girl will not be foreign to you. I came upon Goodie Girl when I was starting out and they quickly became one of my favorites quickly. Since that time I have had the opportunity to try each flavor of cookies, and this newest review was no different. When we indulge in cookies, we tend to go for the cookies that taste good and Goodie Girl Cookies never disappoint.

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World of Chia: Fruit Spread Trio Review

World of Chia: Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackberry Fruit Spread Review + Giveaway

As regular readers will know, I attend the Natural Products Expo each year and make new discoveries and new connections. Recently the company that organized the Expo launched a blogger box, which contained products from companies that you typically would see at the East and West Coast versions of these shows.

One of the items in the box that I received was a jar of fruit and Chia by World of Chia. I initially tried this on a piece of bread toasted with butter and was immediately impressed. I knew at that first bite that I wanted to try the others and share it with you all!

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GlutenTox Home: Home Gluten Detection Kit Review

GlutenTox Home Gluten Detection Kit Review + Giveaway

I am going to let you in on a secret – when I began this blog I had never heard the words gluten free and Celiac Disease. As time passed I began reviewing more and more gluten-free items, as well as attending the Natural Products Expo for the past 3 years. I have not only learned about Celiac Disease, but also what items in food is dangerous and why it is so dangerous.

Since learning about this silent threat, I feel passionately about making sure that people are aware there are tasty gluten free options available. While not my original path, I am happy that the road led me here.

There are times that people with gluten sensitivities get homemade gifts from friends or family and it is unknown if the item is gluten free. Thankfully there is a home test that in about 10 minutes can tell you if there is gluten – the GlutenTox Home Test Kit.

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