Green Protein Breakfast Bowl and a Growing Naturals Review

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Green Protein Breakfast Bowl and a Growing Naturals Review

12 Comments 24 March 2014

Many vegans claim that they can get all of the protein that they need from plants, nuts, and seeds. I think my body needs a bit more than most, so I supplement with high quality protein powders. I’m extremely picky about my protein powders. Not only must they consist of raw vegan ingredients, they have to taste good and have a smooth texture.

I receive a lot of requests to review products, and I turn most of them down after a quick Google search. But when Growing Naturals contacted me about reviewing their protein powders I had a feeling that this would be a product that you and I might like.

I tried all 5 of their protein powders, two brown rice proteins and two yellow pea proteins. Of course the first one I tried was the Chocolate Power Organic Rice Protein, because my go-to smoothie ingredient is usually chocolate protein powder. Chocolate Power has a rich, deep cocoa flavor that enhances many of my morning smoothies.

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It mixes well and the texture is smooth. You can tell from this picture that it isn’t at all grainy. It has 24 grams of protein and only 2 grams of sugar.

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I suggest trying this powder with any berry or banana-based smoothie like these:

The Original Organic Rice Protein is perfect for boosting the protein content of a food or drink without changing the flavor. It was perfect with my Sunshine Juice which has a powerful flavor of its own.

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This is another smooth powder that mixes well and contains 24 grams of protein yet no sugar.

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The Vanilla Blast Organic Rice Protein has a delicious vanilla flavor that I use in many of my green smoothies.

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I highly recommend using a scoop of Vanilla Blast with any of these smoothies:

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Again you can see the velvety texture that has absolutely no graininess.

I didn’t expect to love the yellow pea protein powders. As you may recall, I’m not a pea fan. But I LOVE these products! They have 15 grams of protein, and the Original flavor has 1 gram of sugar while the Vanilla Blast has 3 grams.

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I love the Original Yellow Pea Protein in my green juices. It doesn’t change the flavor of the juice yet provides enough protein to fuel my late afternoon workout.

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The Original has a slightly earthy taste on its own which can’t be tasted at all when mixed with these juices:

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I’ve saved the best for last. I bet you thought that my favorite was going to be the Chocolate Power. That’s my second favorite. But my favorite of all of these wonderful powders is the Vanilla Blast Yellow Pea Protein. Are you as shocked as I am?

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I used this delicious powder to create my new favorite breakfast cereal which is packed with protein and superfoods. Just make sure to brush your teeth before heading out for the day!

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Green Protein Breakfast Bowl

by Heather

Ingredients:

Directions:

1. Place all dry ingredients in a bowl.

2. Pour in nut milk while stirring. Stir to mix well.

3. Cover and place in the refrigerator overnight or for at least an hour.

Serves 1

The subtle sweetness of the Vanilla Blast compliments the natural flavors of these ingredients making every spoonful a delight.

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This will be my contribution to Gluten-Free Wednesdays, Allergy-Free Wednesdays, Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up, Raw Foods Thursdays, Healthy Vegan Friday, Wellness Weekends, and Gluten-Free Fridays.

Bottom line? Growing Naturals gets two paws up from the Gluten-Free Cat. Their products help supplement my protein needs in a variety of tasty ways. Give them a try!

Readers, dish!

  • Have you tried Growing Naturals protein powders yet?
  • What is your favorite raw vegan protein powder?
  • How do you make sure you get enough protein?

(Note:  I have no connection to nor was I paid by Growing NaturalsI did receive complimentary samples sent for me to taste and review. I do not give positive reviews just because the product was free but will always give my honest opinion. Many links are affiliate links that help support Gluten-Free Cat.)

Chocolate Almond Butter Buckeyes (Raw, Vegan, GF) and Nuts.com

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Chocolate Almond Butter Buckeyes (Raw, Vegan, GF) and Nuts.com

13 Comments 10 March 2014

Are you a Nuts.com fan yet? If not, I’m sure you will be by the time you’re done reading this. First, note that I’m not receiving any payment or affiliate kickbacks for this post. I am a die-hard fan of Nuts.com for many reasons and want to spread the word. I contacted them to let them know how much I love the company, and they asked if I’d like to do a review of two of their products. I did receive those two products free. Before I tell you about them, let me explain why I’m a nut for Nuts. com.

I was first turned on to this company by friend and blogger Valerie of City|Life|Eats. She showed up to a blogging retreat with bags of happiness. How can you not smile when you reach into a bag that looks like this?

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Since then, Nuts.com has been my go-to place to order raw vegan recipe ingredients and snacks. Why do I love this company?

  • While everything that I order is naturally gluten free, I have an extra measure of confidence because they are certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization and use dedicated lines for their gluten-free products to avoid cross contamination.
  • The people who work at Nuts.com are ridiculously nutty. And by nutty I mean corny and silly. I love the emails that I get letting me know that my order is on its way, or that it has been delivered, as well as the cute nut characters on the delivery boxes.
  • And if you’re worried about delivery, fear not. Every time I place an order, my package arrives before it was promised. Sometimes it’s even the very next day.
  • Their products are high quality and reasonably priced.
  • Every order comes with a free sample of something that I’ve never ordered before. They know how to get me, because I usually end up adding that item to my next order!

I’ve tried many of their products:

  • Nuts: cashews, almonds, pistachios, walnuts
  • Seeds: sunflower, hemp, chia, black sesame, flaxseed, flax meal
  • Powders: spirulina, raw cacao, cacao nibs, maca
  • Grains: quinoa, buckwheat (Note, the buckwheat is great for cooking, but not suitable for soaking and sprouting.)
  • Beans: chickpeas
  • Dried Fruit: Goji berries, dates

But until recently I hadn’t tried any of their flours. I don’t do much baking anymore, so when I received a bag of almond flour and coconut flour to review, I almost didn’t know what to do with them!

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So I decided to do what I do best. Stay away from the oven and make raw treats!

For Thanksgiving, I made these Raw Caramel Nut Frosted Fudge that I shared at The Balanced Platter. The almond flour and coconut flour give these raw treats the structure they need as well as a delicious nutty taste.

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For Christmas, I made these Christmas No Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies for Sandra’s cookie event.

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This is a great recipe with so much versatility. Make a thumbprint cookie or a bite rolled in your favorite chopped nuts.

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The coconut and almond flour give a delicious taste, structure, and smoothness to these healthy treats.

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And for Valentine’s Day, I made these Chocolate Almond Butter Bites. The Husband loves Buckeyes, so I created a similar treat for him using all raw vegan ingredients.

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Chocolate Almond Butter Buckeyes

by Heather

Almond Butter Ball Ingredients:

Chocolate Coating Ingredients:

Directions:

1. Place all Almond Butter Ball Ingredients in the food processor and process until a dry batter forms.

2. Roll batter into 20 balls and place them in the freezer on parchment paper while you prepare the chocolate coating.

3. Melt coconut oil by placing it in a measuring cup in a bowl of hot tap water.

4. Pour cacao and syrup into a small bowl.

5. When the coconut oil melts, pour into the small bowl and stir to make the chocolate coating.

6. Roll Almond Butter Balls in the chocolate coating until well coated. Feel free to dig in and use your hands.

7. Place coated balls in the refrigerator on parchment paper to set.

Yields 20 buckeyes

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If you haven’t tried Nuts.com I encourage you to browse their site and look for your favorite products. You’ll be glad you did!

Readers, dish!

  • Where do you find your nut flours?
  • Have you ever tried Nuts.com?

This recipe was shared with Allergy-Free Wednesdays, Gluten-Free Wednesdays, Plant Based Potluck Party Link UpRaw Foods Thursdays, Wellness Weekends, Healthy Vegan Fridays, and Gluten-Free Fridays.

Juice Generation: Day 30!

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Juice Generation: Day 30!

18 Comments 02 February 2014

Day 30 of my New Year’s Juicing Challenge is finally here! While breezing around the City running errands, I hit an energy lull. A serious energy lull. But I still had one more stop and 6 more blocks to haul my bags of groceries. While I was telling myself just to power through, I literally looked up, saw this storefront, and thanked the Lord.

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Inside I found bottles of cold pressed juices.

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In all sorts of delicious combinations.

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And a juice bar!

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Do you think that produce rack would fit in my NYC kitchen? Of course my eyes immediately scanned the Fresh Juices menu to find exactly what I needed…PURE ENERGY.

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But they also have:

  • Smoothies
  • Acai Bowls
  • Shots and Boosts
  • Raw Foods
  • Vegan Soups
  • Baked Goods

For a 20-ounce juice I paid just under $10.00. I thought that was a little steep, but I reminded myself that I live in a City where someone will make juice for me at precisely the place and time that I need it.

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Cheers to Juice Generation and cheers to my final day!

Readers, dish!

  • Have you been to Juice Generation?
  • How do you replenish your energy when you’re on the go?

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APS Complete Veggie Protein Review and 3 high protein recipes!

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APS Complete Veggie Protein Review and 3 high protein recipes!

3 Comments 02 December 2013

I trust that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and after a long weekend of rich foods, if you’re anything like me, you’re looking forward to a week ahead of clean eating. I have a great product to share with you that will help with that.

I have always been very picky about my protein powders. As my diet has changed, and I’ve learned more about protein supplementing, my requirements have made me pickier than ever.

Back in the day, my only requirements were taste and smoothness. If I was going to add protein powder to a smoothie it had to improve the flavor somehow without a chalky or grainy texture. There are a lot of very tasty whey-based protein powders out there that are packed with junk. Since adopting my “if you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it” rule, my options have become quite limited.

Since becoming vegan it is even more challenging to find a protein powder that tastes good, mixes well, and has a solid nutritional profile. You all know that I’m a Sunwarrior fan. But I have another protein powder that I’ve enjoyed trying.

All-Pro Science Complete Veggie Protein is a gluten-free, vegan protein powder that provides 23 grams of protein from a combination of high-quality hemp, pea, and brown rice. This all-natural formula includes flaxseed powder and comes in three flavors – Berry Blast, Dutch Chocolate, and French Vanilla. The only protein powders that I ever purchase are chocolate and vanilla, because they are incredibly versatile. I like to add my own berry flavors with…well, berries. But I had an opportunity to play with Berry Blast this past month and wanted to share it with you.

I was pleased to see that Berry Blast isn’t bright red or even pink. There are no added colors.

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Just look at the simple ingredientsPea Protein, Brown Rice Protein, Hemp Protein, Flaxseed, Blueberry Powder, Acai Powder, Goji Berry Powder, Rice Oligodextrin, Natural Berry Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Salt

(What is rice oligodextrin? A low glycemic carbohydrate source used as an alternative to maltodextrin which is a high GI carbohydrate.)

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My favorite Berry Blast recipe by far was this Choco Berry Blast Smoothie. (See, I just couldn’t stay away from chocolate!)

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Choco Berry Blast Smoothie

by Heather

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. non-dairy milk
  • 1 scoop APS Berry Blast Veggie Protein
  • 1/2 c. frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 c. frozen cherries
  • 1/2 c. frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 c. frozen strawberries
  • 1 T. raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 c. walnuts (optional)

Directions:

1. Place all ingredients in a Vitamix or high powered blender.

2. Blend and serve.

Serves 1

I tried a few of my other protein-boosting tricks to see how Complete Veggie Protein compared to other vegan powders.

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Two tablespoons mixed into my morning oatmeal didn’t just boost the protein content, it boosted the flavor as well.

Berry Blast Oatmeal

by Heather

Ingredients:

Directions:

1. Place oatmeal, chia seeds, and water in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil.

2. Stir, reduce heat to simmering, and cover for 3-5 minutes.

3. Stir in 2 tablespoons of Berry Blast Veggie Protein and top with fresh raspberries.

Serves 1

Vegans love banana soft serve “ice cream”. Adding Berry Blast helps to balance out the protein/carbohydrate/fat content. A protein-rich dessert leaves me feeling satisfied and prevents a sugar crash.

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Choco Berry Blast Crunch Vegan Ice Cream

by Heather

Ingredients:

Directions:

1. Make sure to freeze bananas in 1-2 inch pieces overnight.

2. Place frozen bananas, raw cacao, dates, Berry Blast in the food processor and process until creamy.

3. Add almonds and pulse so that the almonds remain chunky.

4. Serve as soft serve. Or freeze for 3-4 hours in a bread pan lined with waxed paper. Then scoop.

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Finally, any protein powder that I use has to mix well. Because 9 times out of 10 my pre-workout snack is a scoop of protein mixed into almond milk on the way out the door. There’s no time to run the Vitamix. It must mix well in a glass with a spoon or a shaker bottle.

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You can see on the sides of my shaker bottle that there is some graininess to the powder. But it mixed well and was tasty in a simple cup of nut milk.

Bottom line? I’m thrilled that there’s another high-quality protein powder available for those who are looking for a plant-based product free of allergens. And I’m also thrilled to be able to share a 40% off promo code GFC40 with you too! I’ve used mine to order their Dutch Chocolate and French Vanilla, and I can’t wait until they arrive!

Readers, dish!

  • If you use a vegan protein powder, which one do you use and why?
  • What are your favorite ways to use protein powders?

Order here:

APS Complete Veggie Protein

Promo Code for 40% off: GFC40

(Note:  I have no connection to nor was I paid by All-Pro Science. I did receive complimentary samples sent for me to taste and review. I do not give positive reviews just because the product was free but will always give my honest opinion.)

Gluten-Free Sandwich Petals and Green Vegan Mayo

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Gluten-Free Sandwich Petals and Green Vegan Mayo

11 Comments 05 August 2013

When I travel it’s always fun to check out new gluten-free products in local grocery stores. It’s getting harder to find gluten-free products that meet my ever increasing requirements now that I also eat vegan. Most bread products are made with egg. I was happy to come across these cute little Sandwich Petals a few weeks ago and thought they’d make great veggie wraps.

They are shaped like flower petals. (How adorable is that???) And they come in three different flavors: Agave Grain (the original), Spinach Garlic Pesto, and Chimayo Red Chile (pictured here).

Since I was staying with family I didn’t have a fridge filled with my staples, so I played with a few ingredients to come up with a Vegan Mayo for my wrap. I loved what popped out of the Vitamix! And what a bonus that it was green!

Green Vegan Mayo

by Heather

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 T. miso
  • 1 small handful basil (or herb of your choice)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions:

Place all ingredients in a Vitamix or high-powered blender. Blend until creamy, stopping several times to scrape down the sides.

Yields 1 cup of mayo

Spread it on your favorite gluten-free or raw bread or wrap.

But how were the Sandwich Petals? The Chimayo Red Chili was really tasty. And I love the shape. There’s no extra bread to flip under, get in the way, or to create an empty bite like with an over-sized tortilla.

But as soon as I folded it over my fixings I realized that there was going to be a problem. The side started to crack.

And It just took one bite for the entire thing to break down the fold.

But to be fair, I do stuff my sandwiches with enough filling to call it a salad sandwich. If you’re a light sandwich stuffer, it might work better for you.

In fact, I did try less wrap stuffing, not just for product testing, but because I love this Green Vegan Mayo, and it did just fine.

So if you see a package of Sandwich Petals pick it up and let me know how it works for you.

Readers, dish!

  • Are you a sandwich spreader or a sandwich stuffer?
  • Have you tried Sandwich Petals? What do you think of them?
  • What vegan, gluten-free sandwich products would you recommend?
2013 Cooking Desk Calendar Gifts and a Giveaway

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2013 Cooking Desk Calendar Gifts and a Giveaway

31 Comments 30 November 2012

Can you believe that New Year’s Eve is exactly a month away? I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to shake off the dust of 2012 and start anew.

I love the fresh start that January and the New Year brings. I love resolutions, new plans and goals, and I love buying new calendars! If you’re like me, you are going to love this new desk calendar. This isn’t just any desk calendar. This 2013 Cookbook Desk Calendar created by my friend Diane of The Whole Gang is the fresh start that we’re all looking for. It has gorgeous color photos of monthly dishes with easy-to follow recipes on the back. And it all sits in a clear CD case specially made to stand-up and display on your desk or countertop. Just look at the recipes that come with the desk calendar:

  • JanuaryJicama Tacos & Tostados
  • February: Little Lasagna Flowers
  • MarchTunisian Frittata
  • AprilGarlic Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg and Prosciutto
  • MayEasy Layered Mexican Casserole
  • June:  Oven Roasted Pesto Vegetables Deluxe
  • JulyCan’t Beet California Cobb Salad
  • AugustSummer Vegetable Rosettes
  • SeptemberHash in a Flash
  • OctoberSmoky Simmering Soup
  • NovemberCashew Cream Yam Cannelloni
  • DecemberMushroom Party

All recipes are gluten-free and dairy-free! There are also instructions to modify the recipes to be Vegetarian, Vegan and Paleo.  In addition, there’s a secret access code for a hidden page full of insider tips, tools, cooking videos, resources & 28 additional recipes on The WHOLE Gang website.

I know you’ll want one for yourself, but what a great gift to give your friends and family. Toss out the fruitcake and hand them something delicious that will keep them well nourished and motivated to eat well all year long.  Each calendar comes in its own gift/shipping box to make your gift-giving much easier.

To order, head to The Whole Gang. But you can also enter to win a copy of this inspiring cookbook desk calendar right here!

You can leave up to 4 entries today by answering a dish question and letting me know in separate comments that you followed Gluten-Free Cat on Twitter, “liked” Gluten-Free Cat’s Facebook page, and that you shared this post on Twitter or Facebook.

Giveaway Guidelines:

  • This giveaway is limited to U.S. residents 18 and older.
  • Enter by leaving a comment on this post.
  • You are limited to 4 entries.
  • The giveaway begins November 30, 2012 and ends at 11:59 pm central time on December 6, 2012.

No purchase is necessary.  Odds of winning are based on the number of entries.  The winner will be randomly chosen and will be contacted by email.  The winner will have 48 hours to respond.  If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be randomly chosen.

Readers, dish!

  • Why do you want to win this cookbook calendar?
  • Which of the monthly recipes look the most delicious to you?
  • What are you looking forward to the most about 2013?

Contest is closed. Congratulations to Rose!

My New Favorite Gluten-Free Tortillas

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My New Favorite Gluten-Free Tortillas

28 Comments 07 November 2012

Let’s face it. Good gluten-free tortillas are hard to come by. Not only are there very few options, but the options we do have provide challenges. Memories of soft flour tortillas are but a distant memory for those of us who have lived gluten free for more than a few years. But those memories are soft and sweet, aren’t they? Don’t get me wrong. I’m very thankful for brown rice tortillas, but they do not behave at all like flour tortillas. They are tough, thick, and difficult to maneuver. They break easily and completely disintegrate when they come in contact with moisture. Wraps crack, burritos ooze, and pinwheels are just not even an option.

Until now.

Would you believe that these tortillas are gluten free?

They are thin like flour tortillas.

They bend like flour tortillas.

But they are completely gluten free.

And they come in plain, fiesta, and spinach flavors.

The spinach tortilla wrapped perfectly around my egg salad.

Most gluten-free wraps fall apart after the first bite.

But these pass The Bite Test.

And The Squeeze Test.

But what about with a juicy filling like Pam’s Easy Chicken Tacos?

Chicken slow cooked in salsa provided the perfect test of durability. Served both taco and burrito style, this Fiesta Tortilla held up despite the moistness of the filling.

Not only can these tortillas bend without breaking, they can roll.

Tightly.

A perfect almond butter and jelly snack.

I think we have pinwheels in our future!

So who makes these gluten-free wonder tortillas?

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery now makes three types of gluten-free tortillas, which are also dairy free and nut free.  Rudi’s Plain Tortillas, Fiesta Tortillas, and Spinach Tortillas are equally delicious. I can’t even choose a favorite, and for this picky cat that’s saying a lot.

Readers, dish!

  • Have you tried Rudi’s Gluten-Free Tortillas?
  • Have you found a gluten-free tortilla that you love?
  • What is the hardest filling to wrap in a gluten-free tortilla?

(Disclaimer:  I have no connection to nor was I paid by Rudi’s Bakery. I did receive complimentary samples sent for me to taste and review. I do not give positive reviews just because the product was free but will always give my honest opinion.)

Finally a Good Gluten-Free Beer

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Finally a Good Gluten-Free Beer

22 Comments 18 July 2012

The Husband has never had a gluten-free beer that he’s liked.  Ever.  He’s tried New Grist, Redbridge, Estrella Damm Daura, but he usually can’t take more than a few sips before his attempt comes to an end.  The taste test is over.  He just can’t do it.  They just taste like bad beer.

I, on the other hand, have never tasted any beer that I’ve liked.  ALL beer tastes bad to me. In fact, it’s worse than bad.  To me, all beer tastes disgusting.  Therefore, I do not review gluten-free beers.  If I did, I would proclaim that they all tasted like dirt.

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But the Husband is a good taste tester.  And the only reason I’m doing a post on gluten-free beer is that the Husband finally found one that he enjoyed.  Not only was it good gluten-free beer.  He proclaimed it to be really good beer — gluten free or not.  Now that says something.

So if you are a gluten-free friend who likes beer, and you miss the taste of a good one, you might want to read on.

When we were at Posana in Asheville, the Husband hesitantly ordered a Brunehaut gluten-free amber ale.  It’s a Belgum import that won a gold medal at the 2011 US Open Beer Championships.  Our waiter insisted that he would like it because of the yeastiness.

Of course, I knew from every other taste test since age 21 that I wouldn’t like it despite the accolades.  I decided to stick to a tried and true cider.  I was glad that Posana carried Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider.

But the Husband loved this beer.

 And you might too.

So next time you see this bottle, give it a shot.  And let me know what you think.

Readers, dish!

Friday’s Find:  Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats

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Friday’s Find: Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats

19 Comments 06 July 2012

Happy Friday!  I have a Friday’s Find and a bonus recipe!!  I’ve enjoyed Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice for years.  In fact, it was the first gluten-free cereal I found that actually tasted like cereal instead of sand.  Most crispy rice cereals contain barley malt, so it’s a pleasure to find one that is gluten free and tastes delicious.

I’m a big supporter of Attune Foods, because their products are made with “simple, pure ingredients that help you feel your best everyday”.  You can see my past reviews here of their Corn Flakes and Probiotic Chocolate Bars.

But this post is all about the Crispies!  Recently I had a chance to sample two of the other cereals — Rice Twice and Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice!  Do you remember the days of Cocoa Pebbles?  No, me neither (winkie face), but these are so much better.  And so much better for you.

The short list of ingredients in even the sweet, chocolately cereal doesn’t prohibit me from enjoying this treat cereal.

Ingredients:  organic brown rice, organic evaporated cane juice, organic brown rice syrup, organic cocoa powder (processed with alkali), natural flavors, organic caramel color, sea salt, organic cocoa butter.

As soon as I opened the box and munched on the first handful, I knew that I had to make rice crispy treats.  Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats.  But in keeping with Attune Food’s philosophy, and my own personal quest to make yummy things just a little bit healthier, I had to toss out a few traditional rice crispy treat ingredients including the marshmallows. Especially the marshmallows.

Are you still here, my friendly felines?  Yes, you can make Rice Crispy Treats without corn syrup-drenched marshmallows!  See?

And you can do it with ingredients that you believe in.  Just start with the Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal of your choice and add in these simple ingredients:  SunButteragave nectar, and flaxseed meal maybe even a touch of cinnamon.  This simple recipe worked beautifully with all three Crispy Rice products.

Just mix the ingredients together by hand and press them into muffin tins.

I loved this recipe with Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal.  But if you’re looking for a treat that will knock your socks off, I’d make these with the Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Cereal!  Pure decadence without the junk.

Ooh, and one more thing.  To top it off, add a dollop of Sunbutter.

Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats

by Heather

Ingredients: 

Directions: 

1. Prepare 12 muffin tins by lightly greasing them with coconut oil.

2. Heat SunButter and agave nectar in a large saucepan on low.  Stir until lumps have melted and set aside to cool.

3.  In a medium bowl, mix Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Cereal and flaxseed meal.

4.  Fold the crispy rice mixture into the SunButter mixture until combined.

5.  Scoop into muffin tins and press with the back of a spatula.

6.  Let cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

7.  Pop out of the muffin tins and serve with a dollop of SunButter on top.

Yields 12 treats

If your local grocers don’t carry Erewhon Cereals, you can order them through Amazon right here:

Readers, dish!

  • Have you tried Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice cereals?
  • Which one is your favorite?
  • When is the last time you had a Rice Crispy Treat?
(Disclaimer:  I have no connection to nor was I paid by Attune Foods. I did receive complimentary samples sent for me to taste and review. I do not give positive reviews just because the product was free but will always give my honest opinion.)
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I'm a curious girl, wife, teacher, friend, fitness fanatic, foodie, high raw vegan, child of the King, and Mama Cat. I've made the transition from baking and cooking gluten-free to creating raw vegan recipes that are naturally gluten free. My gluten intolerance opened up my diet to a whole new world of nutritious plant-based foods. And now I have another challenge ahead...I'm moving to New York City! I look forward to Living Raw Vegan in the City and sharing my experience with you.

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