Gratify Gluten Free Pretzels Giveaway

Osem USA Inc just launched a new line of gluten-free pretzels.  For those of us who have to eat gluten free, it is a welcome product on the market.  This new line is called Gratify and the first products from this line are pretzels.   The pretzels are wheat free, milk free, casein free, egg free, lactose free, and include non-gmo ingredients. The Yogurt Covered Twists and the Milk Chocolate Covered Twists do contain milk and soy and may contain traces of peanuts, tree nuts and egg.  I was excited to try this line of products.

IMG_0248The first product we tried were the Gratify Gluten Free Sesame Seed Thins. These nutty thins offer the traditional crunch of a pretzel in a shape that’s perfect for dips, spreads, and other creative toppings.  I’m not really fond of sesame seeds, but I was surprised and actually impressed by the light airiness of the pretzel with a hint of sea salt, and the sesame seeds gave it a perfect blend of nuttiness. It is a nice twist to plain pretzels.

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Gratify Gluten Free Sea Salt Sticks and Gratify Gluten Free Sea Salt Twists taste just like gluten pretzels, but much better. I served a bag to family over the weekend and everyone asked what brand of pretzels they were, because they were very delicious. They were shocked to find out they were gluten free and preferred the gluten free Gratify product over their usual brand.  Shocking, I know!  Often times, gluten free products can be spotted a mile away.  Not these!!!

IMG_0256Gratify Gluten Free Salt Thins were just as good as the sticks and twists. The sea salt thins are flat and thin and light and airy to the taste.  They are rich in flavor and texture and make the perfect platform for cheeses, spreads, and dips of all kind.

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Gratify Gluten Free Milk Chocolate Covered Twists had to be the favorite in the house. The chocolate actually tastes like real chocolate and doesn’t have that artificial taste that can sometimes give you that waxy feel on the roof of your mouth. It was the perfect blend of crunchy, sweet and salty.

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Gratify Gluten Free Yogurt Covered Twists were very similar to the chocolate covered twists, but has a slight yogurt flavor to it. Actually, I’d almost say it tasted like a white chocolate covered pretzel, without it being overly sweet. Either way, they were delicious.

After trying the Gratify products, we are pleasantly surprised with the great taste of each bag. It is finally nice to add more of a variety to our gluten free diets without having to compromise our taste buds. All in all, Gratify Pretzels lived up to its name…… Absolutely gratifying!!!

Since we loved these so much, I have arranged for one lucky reader to win Gratify Gluten Free Pretzels prize pack, so you can try all these flavors!  Here’s what you need to do:

Milton’s Snack Crackers Giveaway! #Organic #NonGMO

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Milton’s began in 1995 with the opening of Milton’s Restaurant and Delicatessen in Del Mar, California offering wholesome and great tasting foods. Milton’s founders continued their pursuit and passion by creating great tasting breads for their sandwich offerings. Their customers loved the bread so much that they wanted to take it home with them…thus began Milton’s Baking Company. Since those days, they have continued to grow our line of delicious and nutritious breads and developed an assortment of flavorful crackers made with the same whole grains and goodness as their signature breads.

I recently was able to review their crackers. There is a minimum of 82% of organic content. These crackers are made from organic wheat, corn, oats, and honey. A Non GMO Level One Audit has been completed on all these products. They are all natural, peanut free, and orthodox union kosher. Best of all, depending on the flavor, they have between 1110 – 130 per serving. All of the cartons are also printed on paper board that is sourced from sustainable sources that is 100% recycled with a minimum of 35% post-consumer content. All inks are also vegetable based with lower water consumptions and low VOCs.

Now, I know you head may be spinning with all that information (however, I like to include it because everybody is looking for something different when it comes to their foods). I do you know you are all wondering how do they taste. Great! Here are few of the flavors:

      • Original Multigrain –  This one is my personal favorite.  These use the same grains and slight sweetness as Milton’s Original Multi-Grain Bread. These crackers are 95 percent organic. They’ve added a hint of natural sweetness and topped the crackers with organic sesame seeds for a taste you and your family won’t be able to resist. + All Natural Ingredients
        + 95% Organic Ingredients
        + Non-GMO Audited
        + No Saturated Fat or Cholesterol
        + No Preservatives
        + Environmentally Friendly Product Packaging
      • Honey & Corn –  These will remind you of buttery sweet corn bread.  They start with the finest organic wheat and corn, and gently knead in organic honey to create a whole new kind of cracker!
        + All Natural Ingredients

        + Made With Real Honey
        + 92% Organic Ingredients
        + Non-GMO Audited
        + No Saturated Fat or Cholesterol
        + No Preservatives
        + Environmentally Friendly Product Packaging

      • Chocolate Multi-Grain – This is my second favorite. They start with the finest organic wheat and oats, and gently knead in real organic chocolate and organic honey to create a delightful snack the whole family will enjoy.+ All Natural Ingredients
        + Made With Real Chocolate
        + 82% Organic Ingredients
        + Non-GMO Audited
        + No Saturated Fat or Cholesterol
        + Low Sodium
        + No Preservatives
        + Environmentally Friendly Product Packaging
      • Blueberry Multi-Grain –  Their Blueberry Multi-Grain crackers recipe starts with organic wheat, corn and oats, and they gently fold in real, wild, organic blueberries, for a delicious crunch and burst of flavor the whole family will enjoy.
        + All Natural Ingredients
        + Made With Real Blueberries
        + 82% Organic Ingredients
        + Non-GMO Audited
        + No Saturated Fat or Cholesterol
        + Low Sodium
        + No Preservatives
        + Environmentally Friendly Product Packaging
      • Honey Multi-Grain –  Their honey Multi-Grain crackers recipe will remind you of your favorite “o’s” cereal you grew up with.  They start with the finest organic wheat, corn and oats, and gently knead in organic honey to create a whole new kind of cracker!
        + All Natural Ingredients

        + Made With Real Honey
        + 92% Organic Ingredients
        + Non-GMO Audited
        + No Saturated Fat or Cholesterol
        + Low Sodium
        + No Preservatives
        + Environmentally Friendly Product Packaging

These were a hit in my house.  I’ve noted my favorite up above, and have arranged for one lucky winner to win a Milton’s Snack Cracker Prize Pack!  Here’s what you need to do:

Navitas Power Snacks

Optimal nutrition is especially important during the summer when the body and mind can be stressed by heat and strenuous outdoor activities. As many of you know, it’s been super hot all over the country lately! I know it was 100 degrees every day last week in Chicago! The next couple of days are going to be in the 90’s. Navitas Naturals offers healthy, superfood Trail Mixes and Power Snacks that provide delicious nutrition convenience to support busy summer lifestyles.

Navitas Naturals recently added new Blueberry Hemp to their award-winning line of Navitas Power Snacks, joining Cacao-Goji and Citrus-Chia. In addition to hemp powder and dried blueberries, Blueberry Hemp Power Snacks are made with organic functional food stars such as chia, maca, lucuma, camu and maqui, as well as other wholesome raw foods including sesame seeds, cashews and sunflower seeds. The bite-sized cubes have a delicious flavor, healthy whole-food appearance, and rich chewy texture. There are no refined sugar, preservatives and artificial colors and flavors in Navitas Power Snacks. They are certified organic and certified gluten-free, and are GMO-free and dairy-free. They are offered in an 8-ounce re-sealable and recyclable pouch for $8.99. Taste? I love when healthy products have the great taste to back them up.

If you are looking for a great healthy and organic snack, make sure you try out Navitas Power Snacks!