Mrs Leeper’s Pasta | Triumph Dining Product Review

Mrs Leepers Gluten Free PastaThis week Triumph Dining came across another great company offering wheat and gluten free pasta. Mrs Leeper’s pasta is made from rice and corn and comes in lots of different shapes and flavors.

Gluten Free corn pasta shapes include spaghetti, elbows, vegetable radiator and rotelli. If you’re more partial to rice pasta, you can choose from spaghetti, vegetable twists, penne and elbows. For gluten-free pasta loving kids, they also make alphabets and kids shapes.

As well as traditional pasta, Mrs Leeper’s also offer boxed dinner kits. You can get a Lasagna or Creamy Tuna box dinner made with corn pasta or Mac n Cheese, Beef Stroganoff, Cheeseburger or Alfredo made with rice pasta.

Whilst Mrs Leeper’s pasta is not made in a completely gluten-free facility, they do have procedures in place to eliminate the threat of cross contamination. Their gluten-free pasta undergoes thorough testing in Continue reading “Mrs Leeper’s Pasta | Triumph Dining Product Review”

Justin’s Nut Butter

By Laura (The Gluten-Free Traveller)

Justin’s is a fantastic company. They make a whole bunch of delicious nut butters and all of them are gluten and dairy free. What’s even better, for those of us who are concerned about cross contamination, all of their nut butters are certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization.

As well as classic peanut and almond butters, Justin’s also does some interesting and delightfully delicious flavors such as Maple Almond, Chocolate Hazelnut, Honey Peanut, Chocolate Almond and Honey Almond. As with all amazing nut butters, these are great devoured straight from the jar, spread on your favorite gluten free bread or cracker or mixed in to give your hot cereal a nutty protein kick!

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Product Review: PR*Bar

By Leslie

The most obvious thing about these nutrition bars is variety. There were eight different bars in the package that arrived at the Triumph Dining offices. Chocolate Mint. Double Chocolate. Peanut Butter Chocolate. Yogurt Berry. Apple Pie. On and on. If one flavor of these Personal Nutrition bars isn’t your absolute favorite, just try another.

Regardless of which bar you eat, they are all gluten-free.

The hungry product testers in our office favored the Chocolate Peanut Butter. After all, who doesn’t think chocolate and peanut butter are a natural pairing? They felt that Yogurt Berry would make a good breakfast or morning snack while the others could easily be a fulfilling dessert.

Each bar has 15 grams of protein and about 200 calories. This makes them a good choice athletes. In fact, as a provider to the US Olympic Team, PR*Bars are certified through the Informed Choice program to be free of any banned substances that would jeopardize an athlete’s standing.

For more information and where to purchase click here.

The Heart of a Celiac: Does Going Gluten-free Reduce Your Risk of Developing Cardiovascular Disease?

By Bridget

Recently one of celiac.com’s headlines read, “Does a Gluten-free Diet Protect Celiacs Against Heart Disease? Or Does it Hurt?” Obviously this question is interesting to many particularly because, as of 2010, heart disease is one of the top five leading causes of death, according to CDC statistics.

There are several studies that support both sides of the hypothesis that a gluten-free diet could either increase or reduce risk of cardiovascular problems, which leads me to my own hypothesis – it’s all about what you eat!

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There’s Gluten Where? Charcoal and New Soda to Watch Out For

By Emily

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been living a gluten-free lifestyle — every now and then, something will come along and just flabbergast you with its weird ingredients.

Two things that may contain wheat — completely unrelated to each other, mind you — which have come to my own attention recently and which many couldn’t have predicted in a million years: a new soda from Japan, and your standard grilling charcoal.

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