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Kelapo Coconut Oil NEW 50/50 Blend of Ghee and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Kelapo recently launched two new products: 50/50 Blend of Ghee and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil Single Serve Packets and 13-ounce 50/50 Blend Jar. 

For years Kelapo has focused on providing the market’s highest quality extra virgin coconut oil. Each product is a direct reflection of their commitment to wholesome, sustainable living. With each and every jar, Kelapo strives to deliver the freshest, highest quality coconut oil and ensures the fair and ethical treatment of the farmers who cultivate it. As one of the first Fair Trade coconut oil food products on the market, their products are organic, vegetarian and free of trans fats. Plus, they incorporate eco-friendly practices to protect and preserve the planet’s natural resources.

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The newest addition to Kelapo’s product line is the  50/50 Blend of Ghee and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil. It can be used as a butter or oil substitute in cooking and baking. The Ghee and Coconut Oil 50/50 blend can also be added to coffee for a smoother and richer flavor. Ghee, or Clarified Butter, made from grass-fed pasture raised cows, is a lactose and casein free alternative for those with dairy allergies. No refrigeration needed – simply add into your cup of coffee or an energy-igniting beverage or mix in a blender until creamy foam appears! 

The mixture of Ghee and Coconut Oil is also naturally gluten free and Paleo diet friendly! 

You can purchase 50/50 Blend of Ghee and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil online or at retail locations throughout the US.  

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.

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Mrs. Renfro’s NEW Pumpkin Salsa

Pumpkin Salsa is the newest creation from the award-winning brand, Renfro Foods. Launched this past June at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, the company’s 19th salsa evokes a spice mix of pumpkin pie, with a heat level registering at the medium level.

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One of my favorite things about the fall is pumpkin! I love baking and cooking with it – banana pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin hummus, pumpkin chili, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, and pumpkin pie, just to name a few. But I’ve never had a pumpkin salsa before! I was intrigued. 

It’s Thanksgiving on a chip! This delightful combination of pumpkin pie spices and real pumpkin with all the classic salsa ingredients is perfect for dipping, as a marinade and makes a tasty base for slow cooking chicken. I’ve been enjoying it straight up on tortilla chips but if you want to cook with it, there’s a recipe for Hearty Pumpkin Salsa Soup right on the label! 

All of Mrs. Renfro’s salsas are gluten free, fat free and low in calorie. They are ideal for anyone who is looking for something that is healthy and tasty.

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Mrs. Renfro’s salsa line comes in a variety of flavors and heat levels, including: Peach, Chipotle Corn, Roasted, Garlic, Raspberry Chipotle, Mango Habanero, Pomegranate, Tequila,Ghost PepperHabanero and PineappleMrs. Renfro’s salsas retail for $3.69 for a 16 oz jar. Renfro’s products are sold at supermarkets, gourmet foods stores and gift shops in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean, England, Scotland, Spain,  Australia, and South Korea. You can also purchase them 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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Purely Elizabeth NEW probiotic granola

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I’m sure many of you have heard of, and probably tried, Purely Elizabeth, a leading natural foods brand specializing in delicious, gluten-free products. I have been eating Purely Elizabeth’s oatmeal for years, which is made with ancient grains, healthy and only pure ingredients.  So when I was offered the chance to try the new granola line I knew it was going to be good and I knew that I was going to love it!

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Purely Elizabeth recently debuted two granola lines, grain-free and the first-ever probiotic varieties. Purely Elizabeth’s new Grain-Free Granola is the low-carb, low-sugar, high-protein granola I’ve been looking for, made with rich cashews, dried coconut flakes and superfood seeds, as well as cashew butter and organic coconut oil.

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Additionally, Purely Elizabeth has taken its best-selling ancient grain granola and added GanedenBC30— a patented strain of vegan probiotics shown to survive the baking process— to create the first-ever probiotic granola on the market. Two servings a day will get you maximum probiotic benefits to help support a healthy immune + digestive system. Eat your breakfast + your daily probiotics all in one! 

The new Probiotic Granola is available in two flavors: Chocolate Sea Salt and Maple Walnut. I tried the Chocolate Sea Salt, which is made with fair trade dark chocolate chunks and coarse sea salt for the prefect combination of salty and sweet. 

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All Purely Elizabeth products are gluten free, vegan, organic, and non-GMO. 

You can purchase Purely Elizabeth granola and oatmeal at Whole Foods Market 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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Boyajian Fine Oils and Baking Essentials

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A few years ago I was introduced to Boyajian, a line of fine oils and vinegars based in Canton, MA. Olive oil is a staple ingredient in my kitchen. It some how ends up making its way into almost everything I cook and therefore I only use high quality oils. One of the many reasons I love Boyajian oils is that they are all natural, pure, gluten free, nonGMO and vegan. 

For more than 25 years, Boyajian has been making gourmet all-natural infused olive oils, vinegars, vinaigrette, Asian oils, citrus oils, natural flavorings and extracts. All made with real herbs and spices. 

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Although I’ve been using the infused oils and vinegars for years, this was the firs time I tried Boyajian’s line of Baking Essentials. The all-natural citrus oils, flavorings and extracts add a new dimension to cooking, baking, candy making, ice cream making and much more. The citrus oils are natural essences that are cold pressed from the rind of the fruit. Extracts and flavorings don’t come close to the remarkable intensity of these oils. It takes approximately 150 oranges, 225 lemons, or 273 limes to fill a 3.4 oz bottle. These oils should be used sparingly in place of zest or peel. As a general rule, start with 1/2 teaspoon per cup of dry ingredients, plus 1/4 teaspoon per cup of liquid ingredients in any recipe. You can always add more. I’ve been enjoying baking and cooking with the oils; everything from breads and cakes to roast chicken and salad dressing – the possibilities are endless! 

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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The Flavors of Ernest Hemingway

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The Flavors of Hemingway aka EH Gourmet is a line of gourmet sauces and seasonings based on the life and travels of prolific American novelist Ernest Hemingway.

EH Gourmet offers two gluten free products:

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THE TROPICAL SEA SALT
Inspired by Hemingway’s residence in Havana, Cuba.
It was at Finca Vigía (Hemingway’s residence in Cuba from mid 1939 to 1960) that he wrote much of For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea. The classic tale tells the story of an old fisherman pursuing a giant marlin in the waters off Havana. This sea salt boasts a gourmet combination of imported sea salt, granulized garlic, and a hint of lemon and lime zest. 

THE BULL HOT SAUCE
Inspired by Hemingway’s travels to Pamplona, Spain.
Hemingway became enamored with Spanish bullfighting after seeing the Pamplona fiesta in 1925, which he wrote about in The Sun Also Rises. A few years later, in the summer of 1929, he traveled to Spain again in research of Death in the Afternoon, which was a much more detailed exploration into the tradition and ceremony of Spanish bullfighting. The sauce starts with a tangy sweetness and finishes with a spicy kick. Its heat comes from a combination of chili peppers and Spanish paprika. Splash it on anything needs a lil’ kick from wings to eggs, even just a gluten free cracker.

You can putters EH Gourmet products online or in retail locations in CT, FL, DE, LA, Pe, and TX.

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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Jack’s Gourmet Kosher & Gluten Free Sausages

Las month at the Summer Fancy Food Show I tried Jack’s Gourmet sausages. The sausage I tried was delicious. Not only tasty, but healthy, kosher, gluten free and locally made. So when CEO and Co-Founder Chef Jack Silberstein asked me to help if I would like to try additional products and share them with my readers, I couldn’t resist and I couldn’t wait to get cooking! 

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Jack’s Gourmet was founded in 2010 in Brooklyn, NY by individuals who love food and wanted to share their passion with everyone. Beginning as a small producer of authentic handcrafted deli meats and sausages, Jack’s Gourmet has grown to become the leader in minimally processed, superior quality Kosher meat products.

“Our products are Gluten-Free, not because it’s trendy, but because we don’t use any fillers”
 
With the philosophy that only the finest ingredients will produce the best-tasting products, Jack’s Gourmet carefully sources every ingredient they use. From premium cuts of beef and poultry to fresh garlic to whole spices, at Jack’s Gourmet the belief is that what you use is as important as what you don’t use. That is why all Jack’s Gourmet products are Gluten-Free, MSG-Free (and Dairy free by default of being Kosher) and do not contain any fillers or by-products.
 
The sausage is not only delicious, but it tastes real. The flavors are excellent and you can tell you are eating quality meat. 
 
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I can not wait until Sunday, when I make brunch, to try the beef bacon! 
 
You can purchase Jack’s Gourmet products online or at one of many locations in the U.S. and Canada. Click here to find 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.

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Espuña Español // Gluten Free Tapas

Espuña, producers of authentic Spanish tapas and cured meats, made their U.S. debut at the Summer Fancy Food Show in June. The Espuña family has been producing authentic charcuterie in Spain for nearly 70 years, which means they are the real deal, and with the introduction of two lines the company will finally be debuting their expertise in the U.S – Espuña Tapas Essentials and Espuña Tapas Essentials All Natural. 

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The term “tapas” originated in Spain meaning “cover” or “lid” which took the form of a slice of meal or bread that was placed on top of your wine glass. This helped to avoid having dust from the dirt roads settle in your drink. Today the term “tapas” refers to an appetizer or light meal often enjoyed with drinks. Espuña‘s traditional Spanish tapas and cured meats are readily available to enjoy for any occasion…and with whatever beverage you choose!

Espuña’s products are made true to century old Spanish recipes and techniques, using premium pork meat, the world’s best Spanish paprika, and hand-selected spices to provide a truly authentic taste of Spain. You can now enjoy Serrano Ham imported from Spain as well as all natural, nitrate free chorizo produced made in their Gloversville, NY facility. 

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Espuña Tapas Essentials products offer an authentic taste of Spain that are dry-cured and ready to serve and eat. They include: 

  • pre-sliced Serrano Ham
  • pre-sliced Chorizo
  • Serrano Ham block
  • Whole Chorizo 

Espuña Tapas Essentials All Natural ave the same bold flavors but free of antibiotics and nitrites. Products include: 

  • Fuet, Chorizo and Hot Sopresatta Bites
  • Fuet, Chorizo and Hot Sopresatta Sticks
  • Pre-sliced Prosciutto
  • Pre-sliced Chorizo 

All products are GLUTEN FREE! 

 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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Crown Maple Syrup from New York

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Crown Maple sets the standard for maple in quality, purity and taste through singular, certified-organic maple products. From bark to bottle, Crown Maple is a defining ingredient, delivering a gourmet maple experience like no other. Crown Maple is estate-produced from forests comprising the Taconic Hardwood Forest, a unique terroir which extends from the New York Eastern Mid-Hudson Valley to Central Western Vermont.

All products are certified-organic, pairing the best nature has to offer with artisan craftsmanship and state-of-the-art production technology. From bark to bottle, Crown Maple is sustainably made on 800 acres of pristine land at Madava Farms in Dutchess County, New York, and truly sets the standard of excellence in maple production and flavor. Meant for more than just breakfast dishes, Crown Maple’s pure maple products range from Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup to Maple Sugar Pearls.

Crown Maple Syrup is elegantly packaged in beautiful glass bottles that are available for personalization as well as in 750 mL, 375 mL, and petite 50 mL sized bottles. Each bottle size is also available in a sampler set, that is perfect for holiday gifting or any special occasion.

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Crown Maple products are naturally non-GMO and gluten free. Maple syrup is low glycemic product that affects blood sugar to a lesser degree than sugar or honey and has a higher nutritional value and less calories than most other sweeteners. Aging it in Bourbon barrels gives it a real solid bourbon flavor and tastes delicious. You can taste the pureness of Crown Maple. Not only does it give a pancakes extra flavor, it is great as a sweetener in coffee, breads and baked goods.

You can purchase Crown Maple syrup 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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Peeled Snacks Apple Clusters

In 2004, Noha Waibsnaider founded Peeled Snacks in her tiny New York City apartment when she noticed there was something missing from the snack aisle. Store shelves were full of processed potato chips, corn syrup-filled candy, and energy bars made with too many mysterious ingredients, leaving snackers to feel the “spike, crash and burn” effect. Without finding any options both healthy and enjoyable, Noha set out to fix that problem.

Her solution? Tasty and nourishing snacks made with pure, wholesome ingredients to satisfy your cravings at anytime or anywhere, while lifting your mood and leaving you feeling energized. Noha’s vision was and is still today to make healthy snacking as close to nature as possible. What began with three varieties of organic fruit snacks has now expanded to include crunchy apple clusters and indulging trail mixes, and we’re not stopping!

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Peeled Snacks Apple Clusters are crunchy organic apple pieces rolled into fun-to-eat, tasty apple clusters. Each bag contains a full serving of fruit without any fat or preservatives. Enjoy right out of the bag or take breakfast to a whole new level and add to your favorite yogurt.

Apple Clusters are available in 3 flavors: original, cinnamon and berry. They are gluten free, organic and non-GMO. Each bag of Peeled Snacks is packed with essential vitamins, minerals and fiber, and made with wholesome ingredients you can feel good about eating. There are no added sugars, sulfites, preservatives or oils. Peeled Snacks energize your mind and body, and support the way snacks should be made – with real food!

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You can purchase Peeled Snacks online and at hundreds of locations throughout the U.S., including Starbucks, Whole Foods, target and on Amazon.com.

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.