Hanging out with Kaylee, Caedon and Zion | Triumph Dining Product Review

Zion's BarOur friends at Better Batter recently introduced gluten-free snack bars. The bars are a bit different than your regular gluten-free treats. Each supports one of the company’s causes and is named for the child that chose the philanthropy. The brownie batter, Caedon’s, supports providing clean water for kids in developing countries. Cherry chocolate Kaylee’s promotes Celiac awareness. Zion’s chocolate mint supports Autism awareness and research.

Our testers found these bars dense and flavorful. They’re easy to throw in your purse or your kid’s backpack in case you end up somewhere with limited food options. Continue reading “Hanging out with Kaylee, Caedon and Zion | Triumph Dining Product Review”

Lauren’s Kitchen Gluten-Free Biscotti | Triumph Dining Product Review

biscottiWe’re loving on these gluten-free, dairy-free, low glycemic index biscotti right now. Pastry Chef Lauren Hoover-West developed these in response to her food allergies and we’re glad she did. Like so many others with dietary restrictions, she grew tired of going for coffee with friends and not being able to find a cookie or dessert to go with her hot beverage.

Lauren’s Double Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Raisin and Cardamom cookies hold up well as dunkers in your favorite beverage. These Biscotti are great for lunches or popping in your purse to eat on the run. They contain:  Continue reading “Lauren’s Kitchen Gluten-Free Biscotti | Triumph Dining Product Review”

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”

Mariposa Baking Co | Triumph Dining Review

Mariposa BakeryToday I’m excited to tell you about a gluten-free bakery that not only offers amazingly delicious gluten-free products, but one that I frequently get to visit  as they are located right here in the beautiful Bay Area.

Mariposa’s gluten-free kitchen can be found in the Temescal neighborhood of Oakland. At this location is also their first retail bakeshop. Luckily for both San Franciscans and tourists headed to this amazing city, Mariposa also has a store in the Ferry Terminal Building where customers can expect to find all sorts of yummy breads and hand-crafted goodies.

Savory products include lots of fantastic breads, bagels, crackers, croutons, pizza bases Continue reading “Mariposa Baking Co | Triumph Dining Review”

Award-Winning Products You May Have Missed

Being in the business, we come across great gluten-free products all the time. The fun part of our job at Triumph Dining is sharing those things with you, knowing you might not discover them on your own.

Here are a few products that won 2012 Best of Gluten Free Awards, ones that might not yet be on your radar. This underscores the importance of voting in the 2013 Awards. If you have not already done so and asked your friends to do the same, please join the cause. Without this continual knowledge, new products might not gain market awareness and these manufacturers might not continue to manufacture them.

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