Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Great Gluten Free Lunch Box Snack

I was driving back from North Jersey today and needed to stop at the Vitamin Shoppe for a few items. It had beem hours since breakfast, and I was hungry. I noticed a little cute gluten free package of something I had never seen before. It was a fruit bar that looked like a large fig newton. It is not a fruit roll up, it is a flaky fruit cobbler..

 It came in a variety of fruit flavors like blueberry, cherry, apple, strawberry, and apricot. I picked up a blueberry fruit bar to tide me over until I could find a place to eat lunch. When I took a bite, it was really good. I mean really good. I went back and bought one of every flavor to take home. I like blueberry best.

They are called Betty Lou's Gluten Free Fruit bars.
 They were $1.29 each and make a perfect gluten free snack for a kid's ( of any age) lunchbox.
 It is made of all natural ingredients and fruit juice.

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I looked up the website to find out more information.
The following is copied straight from Betty Lou's Website. http://www.bettylousinc.com/story.php
From her website, it looks like this product is sold in most health food stores! She also has a whole line of other gluten free products available online.
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The Description of the Fruit Bar
A delicious gluten-free all-natural snack with the taste of homemade baked cobbler! All sugars come from natural fruit and fruit juice. Both kids and adults will love them!

Ingredients for the strawberry fruit bar:

Strawberry Fruit Filling [Fruit Juice Concentrate (Pear, Pineapple, Apple, Peach), Apple Powder, Inulin, Tapioca Starch, Strawberries, Natural Flavor, Evaporated Apples, Pectin, Citric Acid, Red Beet Juice Concentrate for color, Locust Bean Gum, Red Cabbage Extract and Annatto for color], Fruitrim® (Fruit Juices, Natural Grain Dextrins), Gluten-Free Oats, Gluten-Free Flour Blend (Potato Starch, Brown Rice Flour, Stone Ground Sorghum Flour, Tapioca Flour), Safflower Oil, Inulin (dietary fiber), Water, Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum, Sea Salt, Cinnamon, Baking Soda, Ginger.

Allergen Statement
Does not contain any of the 8 major food allergens identified by the FDA.
Good manufacturing practices are used to segregate ingredients in a facility that processes other products which may contain peanuts, tree nuts, wheat (gluten), milk, soy and/or eggs.

Guess who this is?  You got it! Betty Lou



                                               http://www.bettylousinc.com/story.php
 
Disclaimer: This blog is for educational purposes only. I do not endorse or benefit financially from any of the products discussed on this blog. Buy these products at your own risk and always consult your doctor before changing your diet.

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