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Enjoy Life® Foods Makes it Simple for Kids with Food Allergies
to ‘Bake’ Some Holiday Memories this Holiday Season
CHICAGO, December 10, 2008 – Baking, frosting and decorating delicious treats are all part of the fun of the holidays, especially for kids. And just because a child has food allergies, that doesn’t mean he or she shouldn’t enjoy the simple pleasure of creating yummy holiday treats with mom or other loved ones in the kitchen.
“Some of our most cherished childhood memories are of baking with our moms, grandparents, or other loved ones around the holidays,” says Nancy Curby, Marketing Director for Enjoy Life Foods, the country’s leading allergy-friendly and gluten-free food company. “There’s no reason a child with food allergies should miss out on those precious moments that have such warm, lasting memories,” she adds.
That’s why Enjoy Life Foods’ recipe development “elves” created three new, delicious and festive treats that kids with food allergies can easily and safely create with adult supervision this holiday season, includingFudgy Swirly Bars, Cocoa Loco Peppermint Pleasers and Crunchy Chocolate Dipper Sticks (click hyperlinks or see recipes attached).
Fudgy Swirly Bars, made with Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and Sunbutter® sunflower seed butter, is a rich, creamy fudge-like candy that is certain to become a holiday family tradition.
Cocoa Loco Peppermint Pleasers, Enjoy Life Cocoa Loco snack bars dipped in its melted Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and covered with crushed peppermint candy cane, is a sweet, chocolately treat certain to disappear long before company arrives.
This was sent to me by email. I haven’t had time, as yet, to try out the recipes but it may be of help to all you out there who want something yummy for Christmas. Hope it helps.
Crunchy Chocolate Dipper Sticks, Enjoy Life’s Sunbutter Crunch snack bars dipped in its melted Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and rolled in sunflower seeds, are simply mouth-watering, sunbuttery, chocolate-crunch bliss.
Each of Enjoy Life’s new holiday treats would make festive additions to any holiday dessert tray or cookie exchange, and make great classroom treats that all of the kids can enjoy.
Additionally, Enjoy Life has compiled a suggested list of items for stocking your holiday pantry with a variety of allergy-friendly items for holiday baking including flours, grains, sweeteners, starches, fats, gums, leavening agents, egg substitutes, milk substitutes, dried fruits and decorations (see Suggestions for Stocking Your Holiday Pantry attached or click hyperlink).
Enjoy Life Foods offers 24 different products under the Enjoy Life brand name that are all free of the eight most common allergens (NO wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish or shellfish) AND gluten-free. Enjoy Life products are sold in natural food and conventional grocery stores throughout the U.S. and Canada . For more information, visit www.enjoylifefoods.com.
About Enjoy Life Foods
Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC (d/b/a Enjoy Life Foods, LLC (ELF)) was founded in 2001 with the mission of making great-tasting allergy-friendly foods that most everyone can eat freely. The company launched the Enjoy Life brand in 2002 with a broad product line that is free of the eight most common allergens and gluten-free. To meet the needs of a rapidly growing consumer base, in 2004 the company acquired Perky’s™, a line of gluten- and nut-free cereals. Today, ELF offers 29 different Enjoy Life and Perky’s products that are sold in natural food and select grocery stores throughout the United States and Canada. Visit www.enjoylifefoods.com and www.perkysnaturalfoods.com for store locations and more. In September 2008, Enjoy Life Foods was named to Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the U.S. for a second consecutive year. In November 2008, CEO, President and Founder Scott Mandell was named to Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40 list. For more information, visit www.enjoylifenb.com.
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Susan R. Schneider for Enjoy Life Foods
210 North Trail
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047