Munching on fat-free and sugar-free foods has become quite a trend for health-conscious people across the country, but what about “gluten-free?” Well, for many people, eating gluten-free is not only a healthy choice, it’s a life choice! That’s because millions of Americans suffer from a disorder called Celiac Disease that prevents their body from properly digesting gluten, a protein found in grains like wheat and barley. With more and more delicious gluten-free foods popping up in the super market, however, Celiac sufferers are not the only ones enjoying these tasty treats.
As a sponsor of the Celiac Disease Foundation and the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, Blue Diamond® takes great pride in producing gluten-free goodies that the whole family can enjoy. Their Almond Nut-Thins® come in 8 delicious flavors and provide the perfect crunch for dipping and snacking. They are made from rice and almonds, making them not only gluten-free, but also cholesterol-free, fat-free, and low in calories.
Then there’s Almond Breeze®, a rich and creamy non-dairy beverage with a hint of almond flavor and a smooth drinkability. Almond Breeze® contains about half the calories of milk, and is gluten, lactose, and cholesterol free. It’s an excellent source of vitamins A, D, and E and makes a great addition to smoothies with its distinctive flavor and velvety texture.
And for those who want something simple and easy, Blue Diamond® Almonds make a great snack or party treat. A handful of almonds has more vitamin E than the same quantity of blueberries, more iron than spinach, and more fiber than broccoli, while still being gluten and cholesterol free. Blue Diamond® processes nearly one third of the world’s almonds each year, and after 100 years in the business have earned a reputation for providing a fresh, quality product in a variety of different flavors.
For more information, or to get great-tasting recipes, go to www.bluediamond.com.