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Spreadable Bacon Jam

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We all know that bacon rocks, but did you know that bacon can JAM? TBJ Gourmet (which stands for The Bacon Jams) are unique spreadable bacon jams that all bacon lovers will LOVE. Total bacon convenience is here in the form of our “No Fry, On the Fly” gourmet bacon spreads. The perfect gift the your friends, family and your pantry!

Bacon Jam at its core is bacon, brown sugar, onions and a whole lot of stirring.

Bacon Jam comes in three varieties that can all be simply spread on crackers, elegantly spread to elevate appetizers or to baconize your favorite dish. I enjoyed it with toast and a fried egg. 

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  • Classic: The flagship bacon spread is bursting with sweet and salty bacon goodness, this flavor pairs well with foods at any meal. Go traditional and try it on a burger or with breakfast foods, or take party appetizers like crackers with goat cheese or brie from ordinary to exceptional.
  • Sweet Chili: Just the right amount of sweet chili, garlic and bacon give this bacon spread flavor a warm, barbecue-like taste. Step up main dishes such as pork tenderloin, wings and scallops, or make a killer mac ‘n cheese combo.
  • Black Pepper: Peppered bacon offers a balance to sweetness and that perfect kick to step up the complexity of flavor. Perfect for deli sandwiches, steak, fish and grilled foods or spruce up those veggies!

Bacon Jam is free of peanut and tree nuts as an ingredient and the equipment used for The Bacon Jams is not used for nuts. But facility that is not 100% nut free.

You can purchase Bacon Jams at retail locations across the country. Locally, you can find it at Deluca’s Market, Foodie’s, and Pemberton Farms. To find a location nearest you, click here. You can also purchase Bacon Jams on Amazon.com (free shipping for Prime members).

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

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Introducing Enjoy Life Foods ProBurts Bites

Enjoy Life Foods’ newest allergy-friendly product line, ProBurst Bites, are protein-rich, truffle-like bites that boast 6-7 grams of plant-based protein per serving. ProBurst Bites are the ideal high-protein snack,  post-workout eat, and great for traveling or keeping in your desk drawer for that afternoon snack attack.

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These truffle-like bites have a creamy, smooth chocolate center and hard exterior. A crunchy blend of seeds and spices, the flavors are bold. ProBurst Bites are available in 4 flavors:

  • Cinnamon Spice
  • Mango Habanero
  • Cranberry Orange
  • SunSeed Butter 

ProBurst Bites do not have a chalky, artificial after-taste of most high protein products out there on the market. These Bites are delicious and indulgent and packed with nutrients; you would have no idea it was a healthy treat! What more could you ask for? 

I love that the Bites are bite size! With three bites per serving, it’s an easy way to add protein into your diet and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time. 

ProBurst Bites are available to purchase online and will be hitting store shelves soon!

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

NEW PrOTATO™ CRISPS!

Plocky’s Fine Snacks new line of PrOTATO CRISPS provides consumers of all ages with a “Healthy Snack” alternative. Among other things, PrOTATO CRISPS are a great vegetarian source of protein and provides 7 grams per serving! They are Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, MSG Free, and Kosher Certified.

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PrOTATO CRISPS are a new powerful, nutritional snack that blends potatoes and organic plant protein, packs 7 grams of protein per serving, and comes in the following three delicious flavors:

Original with Himalayan Pink Salt – This specialty salt comes from ancient sea beds within the Himalayan Mountains in Pakistan. With hues of pink, red, and white, these vibrant colors are a sign of the salt’s rich and varying mineral content. I love that these crips are light, crispy and filling. 

Spicy Honey BBQ – The sweetness from the honey balances the spicy heat of the barbeque sauce for a flavor profile you’re sure to enjoy. This was Jeremy’s favorite. 

Peppercorn Ranch – The bold peppercorns mix superbly with the cool and savory ranch seasoning for a flavor profile you’re sure to enjoy.

Founded in 1988, Plocky’s Fine Snacks is a family-owned business located in Hinsdale, IL.Plocky’s Fine Snacks is recognized as an industry leader in the United States for developing innovative “Healthy Snack” alternatives for today’s health-conscious consumers. Plocky’s offers a variety of snack products that consist of Tortilla Chips, Hummus Chips, and its new line of PrOTATO CRISPS.

 

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

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Hearthy Organic Pumpkin Flour

Last week I posted about Hearthy Foods gluten free pies. Today, I want to talk about another product from Hearthy Foods. As you know I love pumpkin – pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin curry, just to name a few. And I just learned of a fun new pumpkin product – Pumpkin flour! Until last week, I didn’t know pumpkin flour existed and I was very excited when Hearthy Foods sent me their pumpkin flour to try! 

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Hearthy Organic Pumpkin Flour is an excellent rich dietary source of minerals like copper, calcium, potassium and phosphorus and magnesium, nutrients that are essential for heart health and muscle recovery.  It is an easily digestible source of potassium, vitamins, minerals and beta-carotene. Also, Pumpkin Flour has Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.

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Pumpkin Flour is a sweet and irresistible flour perfectly suited to replace all-purpose flour. You can add it to any recipe – use in bread, pancakes, brownies, cookies, cakes, muffins, waffles, ice creams or smoothies for an extra boost of nutrition and flavor. Most recipes suggest substituting pumpkin flour for up to 1/4 of the amount of regular flour. I used it in cookies by replacing half the all purpose flour with pumpkin flour. I loved the sweet pumpkin flavor it gave the cookies!

Hearthy Pumpkin Flour is Gluten Free, Paleo, Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Soy Free, Organic and non-GMO.

You can purchase Hearthy Organic Pumpkin Flour online via Amazon and Hearthy’s online store. Hearthy also makes almond flour, apple flour, banana flour, carrot flour, oat flour and potato flour. 

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

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Vitafive Custom Gummy Vitamins Makes Buying Vitamins Easier

Do you remember the first time I introduced you to Vitafive, back in June? If not, let me give you a little reminder of what Vitafive is. 

 

Vitafive offers personalized gummy vitamin packs sent directly to you every 4 weeks for only about $1 per day! No more going to the store to sift through the horse-sized vitamins looking for a gluten free brand, no more organizing your vitamins into your pill organizer, and no more cluttered vitamin jars filling up your kitchen counters. 

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With vitafive, your vitamins are prepackaged into one convenient pack for each day of the week! You can take these packs with you to work, school, and even on vacation. The key to living a healthy life is being consistent and Vitafive makes this easy and fun with gummy vitamin packs. 

Vitafive vitamins are free from the major 8 allergens – Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soy – and are gluten free, vegan, and kosher. 

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Vitafive recently upgraded their website to make buying vitamins even easier! The new website’s platform is more user friendly and allows you to buy vitamins in less time. Previously you had to go through 6-8 steps before checkout. Now, there are only 2-4 quick and easy steps before your vitamins are on their way to your doorstep! 

 

You can create your own custom pack or purchase one of Vitafive’s pre-formulated health packs!

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Vitamins are available for both adults and kids and you  can cancel your subscription at any time. No commitment, no contract, no stress. No hassle. So what are you waiting for? Try Vitafive today and learn just how easy it is to get the vitamins you need, delivered to you! 

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

 

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Introducing Enjoy Life Foods Mini Cookies

I’m not sure if you’ve heard the news yet – Enjoy Life Foods launched a NEW product, Mini Cookies!! Now you can eat freely with these mini versions of your favorite allergy-friendly Crunchy Cookies and Soft Baked Cookies.

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The new mini cookies are available in 3 Soft Baked varieties and 4 Crunchy varieties.  The single serve snack bags are perfect for school lunches, after school snacking, afternoon snack at work, and snacking on the go! Each box contains 6 single-serve bags and in keeping with their “Always Free-From” promise, Enjoy Life Mini Cookies are certified gluten-free and free from the top 8 allergens, and they’re certified kosher and halal, verified non-GMO, and contain no artificial anything!

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AI love chocolate and I love Enjoy Life’s Soft Baked Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies and Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies. I devoured a bag of Enjoy Life mini chocolate chips within minutes of opening the box. The chocolate chips cookies are crunchy and taste exactly like their full sized version. Not a fan of crunchy? No problem! You can enjoy the mini cookies in soft baked versions as well! 

You can now purchase Enjoy Life Foods Mini Cookies in stores and online. 

 Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

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Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water and Rose Water

Nielsen-Massey is legendary for their vanilla extracts, they’re pure and made with the highest quality ingredients. Less frequently touted—but equally wonderful—is their Rose Water and Orange Blossom Water.

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Sold in two-ounce and four ounce bottles, the Orange Blossom is made from Seville bitter oranges from the Middle East and Spain. The orange flavor notes are bold and clear. It is a delicious addition to various sweets including custards and puddings, cakes, cookies, candies and other confections. Its fragrant characteristics also complement chocolate, vanilla, almond, lemon and other citrus flavors.

The sweet and fragrant Rose Water is an elegant steam distillate of rose petals. The delicate floral notes are perfect in Middle Eastern, Indian and Greek cuisine and offer a wonderful accent to delicate French pastry glazes and creams. In addition to pairing well with vanilla, cream, white and dark chocolate and mild cheeses such as Brie or cream cheese, rose water blends nicely with fruits like strawberry, raspberry, lychee and mango. Rose Water can also elevate sweetened hot water or milk and is a delightful way to flavor sugars and cookies

All Nielsen-Massey products are Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural, non-GMO and free of dairy, soy, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish. 

 

Nielsen-Massey pure vanilla and flavor products are sold all across the world. Check out the store finder can help you locate a retail location nearest you.

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

Get 50% off your first Gluten Free Love With Food box, and get a year subscription to Good Housekeeping included!

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Go Raw // Junk-free snacking made easy

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Go Raw makes tasty junk-free food. They’ve reinvented common snack food flavor profiles, shapes and sizes with an emphasis on making really easy, through convenient on-the-go offerings. Go Raw combines simple and honest ingredients with creativity, making a healthier snack that focuses on genuine plant-based foods that work for almost any diet or lifestyle

There are many benefits to a raw based diet, the process of cooking can destroy much of the enzymes and nutrients in foods. By keeping snacks raw and gently dried, not cooked, Go Raw is able to preserve more powerful nutrients for optimal nutritive benefits.

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Go Raw offers more than 50 savory and sweet raw sprouted snacks to help you make the right choice when looking for a nutritive snack on the go.

GROW Protein Bars are the only protein bar using watermelon seeds as the source of Protein, with 12 grams of pure SUPERFOOD plant-based protein per bar. GROW Protein Bar is offered in four different flavors and are made from 8 (or less) All Organic, NON-GMO Verified ingredients. I really liked the cinnamon spice protein bar; it had a nice texture and subtle cinnamon flavor. 

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But I should mention that every Go Raw product is 100% organic, vegan, non-GMO, gluten free, soy free, nut free and of course, always raw. 
 
The brand’s newest product, Grow Sprouted Bars are the only protein bars on the market to derive protein solely from superfood sprouted watermelon seeds. The bars boast 12g of protein and are available in Dark Chocolate, Cinnamon Spice, Lemon Zest and Mint Chocolate. 
Go Raw also offers protein bars, sprouted cookies, sprouted bites, sprouted flax snap, sprouted seeds, sprouted granola, raw chocolate and more.
 
Go Raw our has a dedicated production plant in Northern California that is completely gluten free, wheat free, nut free, dairy free and soy free, in addition to being raw, vegan and kosher. 
You can purchase Go Raw products online or at retail locations nationwide
 
Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.
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Tiger Nuts

Well here’s a shocker, Tiger Nuts are actually NOT nuts, they are a tuber that grows below the ground’s surface. They have all of the nutrients and energy benefits of nuts and then some, but without the stuff that can adversely affect allergies.

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They are packed with fiber, vitamins and nutrients, and deliver a serious dose of energy. And because they have so much fiber, they make you feel full, which of course helps curb your appetite.

Tiger Nuts are probably the “Healthiest ‘single source’ snack food on the market“, and they have been that way for over 4000 years. Tiger nuts grow only in certain parts of the globe where the climate and soil are perfect, and these Tiger Nuts come from the very best soil and growing conditions anywhere in the world and that’s Valencia on the eastern coast of Spain; one of my favorite places. The other big area where Tiger Nuts are grown and consumed is Nigeria.

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Tiger Nuts are:

  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • NUT FREE
  • Dairy Free
  • Allergens Free
  • Cholesterol Free
  • High in Fiber – about 33%
  • Have zero trans fat
  • Low in Calories & Fats, High in Nutrition and taste great too!

I recently tried the new Supreme Peeled Tiger Nuts.These organic tiger nuts are already peeled. The outer skin is removed, making them ready to eat out of the bag.

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Tiger Nuts are about the size of a pea, hence their name. They have a woody and nutty taste similar to coconuts, that gets sweeter as you chew. I’m actually eating some right now, as I write this post. I just threw a few in my mouth to chew on. That’s what you do with these, you chew. It’s somewhat unexpected the first time you eat them; I was expecting something harder like a nut. I have to admit I was not a fan at first, but the second and time I tried tiger nuts, they grew on me and I really liked them.

Tiger Nuts have the all-natural benefits that come from a food that has grown without pesticides, have a naturally sweet taste that makes them ideal for diabetics, people who are lactose intolerant, and those who have digestive problems. And since they are a Tuber, it makes them Vegan, but taste like a nut.They are also perfect for people who want a healthy food that will seriously do them good while acting as an appetite suppressant at the same time.

Can you purchase Tiger Nuts online and can find Tiger Nuts at retail locations across the country. Check out the store locator to find a location nearest you. 

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review. 

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Bread SRSLEY gluten free, dairy free, soy free Sourdough Bread

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Bread SRSLY is San Francisco’s first gluten-free sourdough bread company. The company began late in 2011 after it’s founder, Sadie, had a furious bout of gluten-free sourdough experiments in her home kitchen in Cole Valley. But the story starts well before that. After a friend went gluten free in 2009, Sadie began baking and experimenting with new ingredients – sorghum flour, sweet rice, buckwheat. Many of her attempts ended up in the compost, but when one came out well, she would ask her friend to  try it. During this time she developed a good understanding of gluten free ingredients, and a few months later she learned that she was pretty seriously gluten-intolerant herself!

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That’s when she redoubled her efforts in the kitchen, focusing on making the perfect loaf of gluten-free bread. In 2011 she began selling bread to friends and not long after word spread catapulting Bread SRSLY into a full-time business. 

Bread SRSLY  was created after months of research, applying traditional sourdough techniques to gluten-free recipes and learning that good bread takes its time to rise. Each Bread SRSLY loaf rises for more than 12 hours, making it SERIOUSLY good for you. In addition to being gluten-free, all Bread SRSLY products are free of dairy, egg, soy, nut, potato, tapioca, and garbanzo.

Bread SRSLY is committed to making nourishing bread. Each loaf is leavened with wild yeast, cultivated from the air and grain. Unlike commercial yeast, wild yeast helps to break down the grains, making them easier to digest, and adding a pleasant tang that we call sourdough.

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Bread SRSLY sourdough loaves is available in a few different flavors – classic, kale and seeded, as well as in rolls. The bread is great for sandwiches! There was one small hole in my bread (see photo above) but so much smaller than I usually find in other leading brand name sandwich breads. 

 You can purchase loaves and mixes online and shipping is always only $5.

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.