A Modern Day Fairy Tale: Go Gluten Free with NoGii {A Review + Contest}

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Go Gluten Free with NoGii {A Review + Contest}

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GF. G-Free. Gluten Free.

Chances are, you've probably been seeing these phrases pop up a LOT lately. Perhaps you've just assumed this was just the latest in 'trendy' food choices. The latest diet fad. Something that will eventually pass. And perhaps for some that is true. But for many people who have a gluten sensitivity like my daughter... it's a very necessary lifestyle change.

So what exactly IS gluten? Here is the definition from Celiac.org:

Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (durum, emmer, spelt, farina, farro, KAMUT® khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten can be found in many types of foods, even ones that would not be expected.

And let me tell you.. that last statement is especially true! Until having to eliminate gluten from my daughter's diet due to extreme eczema, I had no idea gluten was in so very much! It's everywhere. From sauces to seasoning to soups... it's not just breads and pastas... it's everywhere! Needless to say, we are now always on the lookout for great tasting products that are gluten free!

So, I was thrilled to have the chance to try out all of the products from Elizabeth Hasselbeck's line of certified gluten free protein bars, protein powders and paleo bars.



Here are a few quick facts about this line:

  • NoGii's High Protein Peanut Butter & Chocolate Car is a delicious, certified gluten free, and no GMO protein bar with 20g of high quality protein.
  • NoGii bars are made with sustainably sources, premium ingredients and have the ideal balance of protein, fat and carbohydrates. They do not contain any trans fat, hydrogenated oils, or high fructose corn syrup.
  • They are perfect for on the go meals between errangs, refueling after a snack or whenever you want a tasty, protein filled snack. They can be enjoyed by the entire family and are designed to fit a healthy, busy lifestyle.
  • NoGii's High Protein Peanut Butter & Chocolate Bar retails for $2.50-$2.99 for one 1.93 oz bar.
Sounds pretty great, right? But I know what you're probably thinking... how do they TASTE?




Having been in the autism community for several years- where the gluten free diet is very common, we've had the opportunity to try many gluten free products even long before my daughter arrived. And honestly, there are many that are truly not very good. At all. Sometimes, it's not even the taste, but the awkward texture. So, while I know that there ARE great GF products out there, I have to admit, I'm often a little apprehensive when trying them. But the NoGii products were delicious! Had it not said on the package, I never would have known they were gluten free. Even my gluten loving husband was able to enjoy them with no complaints!

And with so many flavor options available, there was truly a little something to fit all of our tastes! I personally loved the NoGii Cocoa Brownie High Protein Bars. My husband couldn't resist the High Protein Peanut Butter and Chocolate. The kids enjoyed the Protein D'lites! Aside from being tasty, they are also very convenient. Like many moms, I sometimes have a tendency to overwork myself and find myself out and about in need of something to eat. These can be thrown into the diaper bag for a quick energy burst when I need it, eliminating the need to go for unhealthy but convenient fast food options.

These truly are a great addition to eating gluten free for the busy mom, and I hope you will all check them out and visit the links below.

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And who doesn't love a contest?

Enter the NoGii TABLESETTERS Contest for a chance to win a trip to New York City, where you will meet and have lunch with Elisabeth Hasselbeck! To enter, visit facebook.com/nogiinogluten, look for the contest link and complete the entry form. Contest ends on July 31st, 2015!


Are YOU or someone you love gluten free? Have you tried the NoGii line? I would love to hear your thoughts!

2 comments:

  1. I had to go gluten free too due to thyroid problems, and I did it a month before I found out I was pregnant... it is VERY hard to get up bread

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  2. I honestly don't think I could do gluten free lol.... my will power is just not there!! But I do eat healthy and enjoy a great workout so protein is super important!!

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