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Valentine's Day Food & Beverage Gifts - Food & Beverage Gift Guide Roundup Under $15 for 2012

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The 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes For Your Vegan Kitchen: Delicious Smoothies, Soups, Salads, Entrées And Desserts

The 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes for Your Vegan Kitchen: Delicious Smoothies, Soups, Salads, Entrées and Desserts

Description: Being vegan can be a challenge, but it is even more daunting when you are allergic to wheat. Thanks to this book, cutting out animal products and wheat does not mean time-consuming work. Piping-hot pizza, hearty pasta, and decadent chocolate cake are just a few of the recipes easily prepared in alternative animal- and wheat-free ways. Featuring savory and sweet recipes using natural and organic ingredients, the book shows how to create delicious and exciting dishes for every meal of the day. With her simple food preparation techniques, the author shows how to naturally substitute nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and grains for non-vegan ingredients. Among the tasty and unique recipes are a refreshing blueberry hemp smoothie, hearty coconut curry with vegetables, and spicy vegan chili. The author even includes tips to save money when buying vegan and organic.

Price: $14.95 Visit the Website

Mini Pies: Adorable And Delicious Recipes For Your Favorite Treats

Mini Pies: Adorable and Delicious Recipes for Your Favorite Treats

Description: What’s a hip baker to do with her cupcake pan now that serving those frosted nightmares is about as cool as wearing Uggs while hostessing a "Sex and the City 2" movie night? Luckily, this book shows her how to use that same pan to bake the newest, most awesome dessert—mini pies. Offering step-by-step recipes along with tips, tricks, and techniques for mini pie success, this book teaches how to make flaky crusts and luscious fillings that will combine into mouth-watering petite pies. Readers learn how to capture all the delicious flavor of a traditional pie while gaining the adorable look and eat-out-of-your-hand convenience of a cupcake. From beloved favorites like pumpkin, apple, and pecan, to more creative flavors such as Raspberry Rhubarb Whiskey and Cranberry Almond Pistachio, "Mini Pies" presents recipes to please any palate. Also included are savory recipes for quick snacks and appetizers, plus vegan and gluten-free recipes to ensure that everyone can enjoy these delightful delicacies.

Price: $14.95 Visit the Website

Crazy For Cake Pops: 50 All-New Delicious And Adorable Creations

Crazy for Cake Pops: 50 All-New Delicious and Adorable Creations

Description: Cake pops are the hottest trend in baking and it’s easy to see why. With creative shapes and delightful flavors, they’re as fun to make as they are to eat. "Crazy for Cake Pops" teaches you the secrets for creating these mouthwatering mini treats like a professional baker. Packed with over 75 color photos, "Crazy for Cake Pops" leaves nothing to chance as it guides you step-by-step through each part of the process including baking, crumbling, shaping, frosting, and decorating. With tips, tricks, and techniques for foolproof pops, this book provides everything you need to bake child-pleasing, guest-impressing, cute-as-can-be, cake-on-a-stick creations. And with so my styles to choose from, no matter what the occasion, you’ll have the perfect hand-held dessert option, like: • Gift Boxes • Ice Cream Cones • Poker Chip and Dice Pops • Valentine Hearts • Pumpkin and Skull Pops • Christmas Snowmen ...and more!

Price: $14.95 Visit the Website

Macarons: Authentic French Cookie Recipes From The Macaron Cafe

Macarons: Authentic French Cookie Recipes from the Macaron Cafe

Description: Cuter than a cupcake and more delicious, the adorable macaron is très en vogue. Now you can make these crowd-pleasing cookies at home! Packed with helpful and inspiring color photos, this book offers everything you need to bake stunning macarons, including: ♥Step-by-step instructions for baking perfect shells ♥Simple tricks for making smooth, melt-in-your-mouth fillings ♥Decorating tips for dazzling, artistic cookies ♥Delectable flavors from chocolate and espresso to lemon and pistachio

Price: $14.95 Visit the Website

Apothic Red Wine

Apothic Red ($14) is an intriguing, full-bodied red blend, perfect for those cold winter nights.

Description: This holiday season, treat yourself and your loved ones to something special without breaking the bank! Apothic Red wine ($14) is the perfect way to spice up a cold winter night. This bold and enticing blend of smooth Merlot, spicy Zinfandel and lush, dark Syrah is a great addition to any festive, holiday gathering or simply a romantic dinner for two.

Price: $14.00 Visit the Website

Tortuga Chocolate Rum Turtles With Sea Salt

Chocolate Rum Turtles with Sea Salt

Description: A gourmet tropical twist to a classic confection – rich, premium milk chocolate covered rum caramel with pecans and a sprinkling of sea salt. This sophisticated combination of tastes and textures creates a perfect blend of sweet, creamy and complex flavors. Foil trimmed and embossed box includes 12 hand-crafted chocolates. Other products and delicious gifts include Tortuga’s authentic Caribbean rum cakes, in three sizes and 9 tropical flavors. Plus rum flavored coffees, hot and savory sauces, rum fudge and more.

Price: $14.00 to $23.95 Visit the Website

Clean Start By Terry Walters

Clean Start: Inspiring You to Eat Clean and Live Well with 100 New Clean Food Recipes

Description: It’s the perfect time to get a CLEAN START.  To eat fresh, seasonal, unprocessed food from your local farmer’s market or the perimeter of the neighborhood grocery store. TERRY WALTERS will show you how, deliciously and simply! CLEAN START will make you happy and healthy with delectable menus, “good” treats, and tips and resources to help you get there. Terry Walters, one of the foremost leaders of the “eat clean, eat green, eat close to the source” lifestyle!    With such deliciously light recipes as Chickpea Avocado Salad, and Asparagus with Miso Lemon Dressing, CLEAN START features lots of gluten-free treats, embraced by Hollywood and doctors alike, to IMPROVE YOUR SKIN, STOP FEELING BLOATED, CONTROL YOUR WEIGHT and SLEEP BETTER! Mario Batali, “CLEAN FOOD is the most exciting book based on fresh produce and simple recipes I have used in years”, and EMERIL LAGASSE, “Check out these tasty recipes from Terry Walters’ great new book CLEAN START” are big fans of Terry Walters!

Price: $13.77 Visit the Website

The Original Inventor Of The Jelly Belly Is Back With Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans

David's Signature Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans

Description: Enjoy David’s Signature Beyond Gourmet ™ Jelly Beans, the most exclusive line of jelly beans in the world. Unlike traditional jelly beans currently found in the marketplace, David’s ‘Beyond Gourmet’ Jelly Beans are the first true, ‘beyond gourmet’ product on the market. It’s the first confectionary product of its kind: blending exotic cuisine and luxury candy. Invented by David Klein, the original inventor of the Jelly Belly.

Price: $12.99 Visit the Website

Xan Confections CocoHeart - Keep Your Ticker Tocking

CocoHeart

Description: Xan Confections’ CocoXan, a line of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate European-style truffles paired with a selection of nutritionally enhanced ingredients, are the perfect gift for health-conscious chocaholics who crave an all-natural sweet treat this Valentine’s Day. CocoHeart, one of CocoXan's varieties, is not only delicious, but also contributes to heart health. Each gluten-free dark chocolate truffle has the next generation of CoQ10, the most powerful known lipid-soluable antioxidant. Other CocoXan assortments include CocoBrain (vitamins A, C, D3, E, folic acid, vegetarian DHA), CocoPreggers (folic acid, vegetarian DHA), CocoPMS (chasteberry, bilberry) and CocoWell (Wellmune WGP). CocoXan is available online at www.xanconfections.com. Other treats by Xan Confections are available at select Whole Foods Markets, Bristol Farms, specialty stores across the country and also online at www.amazon.com and www.chocolate.com.

Price: $12.99 to $46.99 Visit the Website

Linwoods Super Foods

Linwoods Super Foods

Description: Linwoods is a family owned company that manufactures flaxseed and flaxseed mixes. Linwoods products are sourced in their raw form from around the world and are selected from the best suppliers and growers to ensure the highest quality and standards. All ingredients are natural, organic, and turn any meal in to a nutritious and healthy meal bursting with essential fatty acids, protein, iron, calcium, magnesium and essential vitamins and minerals. Linwoods Super Foods products are found in supermarkets and specialty food stores around the West Coast, such as Gelsons and Whole foods.

Price: $12.00 to $15.00 Visit the Website

Pizzolato Fields Prosecco

Pizzolato Fields Prosecco

Description: Pizzolato Fields Prosecco is made in the Veneto region of Italy from 100% certified organically grown Prosecco Grapes. The grapes are handpicked and vinified using the Italian Charmat method, with temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel and secondary fermentation in sealed tanks for 30 days. The wine’s color is pale straw-yellow with greenish tinges. The nose has a delicate, fruity, characteristic, and the taste is well-orchestrated, palatable and pleasant. Prosecco is ideal as an aperitif, dessert or holiday toast, with a snack, or served with cold first courses including seafood and light pasta dishes. It’s also a terrific mixer for special summer cocktails. This wine won a Gold Medal at the 2008 Denver International Wine Competition and was rated an 88 by Wine & Spirits magazine. Available throughout the Whole Foods network and other fine wine retailers across the country as well as online at www.ecovinewine.com.

Price: $11.99 to $12.99 Visit the Website

Biokult Grüner Veltliner

Biokult Grüner Veltliner

Description: Biokult Brand Grüner Veltliner is made with organically grown Grüner Veltliner grapes. The wine received a Silver Medal in Tastings.com World Wine Championship Awards, given a Best Buy rating with 87 points (Highly Recommended). Wine Enthusiast says: “This is all about fruit—fresh crisp citrus, lively acidity, just cushioned by a creamy, ripe texture. The flavors are vivid, clean, light and ready to drink now.” It’s slightly spicy notes pairs well with seafood and Asian cuisine. Available throughout the Whole Foods network and other fine wine retailers across the country as well as online at www.ecovinewine.com.

Price: $11.99 to $12.99 Visit the Website

Balance-tine Day Chocolate Gift Assortment

Balance-tine Day Assorted Chocolate Keepsake Tin

Description: Balance Bar, one of America’s original nutrition/energy bar leaders, is offering a “Balance-tine Day” Chocolate Gift Assortment. It’s the perfect Valentine for active, on-the go women and men who appreciate the right combination of great taste, healthy nutrition, energy and convenience. The Balance-tine Day Gift Assortment includes eight Balance Bar chocolate favorites (Caramel Nut Blast, Double Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Craze, Chocolate Mint Cookie Crunch, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Cookie Dough, S’mores and Triple Chocolate Chaos) nestled in a keepsake red and white heart-shaped tin. Each 1.76 oz. single-serve Balance Bar in the gift set contains at least 14 grams of protein, 200 calories, 23 vitamins and minerals with an excellent source of antioxidants and vitamin D, and adheres to the 40/30/30 nutritional model (40% of calories come from healthy carbohydrates, 30% from quality protein, and 30% from dietary fat). They are all certified Kosher. The very affordable Balance-tine Day Chocolate Gift Assortment is only available online at www.Balance.com while supplies last. The price is $11.99 plus shipping and handling (and taxes where applicable). Orders must be placed by February 10, 2012.

Price: $11.99 Visit the Website

Say WHOOPIE! To Valentine's Day

Wilton Heart Shaped Whoopie Pie Pan

Description: These moist delicious mini cakes are a nostalgic treat that anyone can make! This non-stick, durable heart shaped whoopie pie pan makes it super easy to bake into a perfect heart. Roll the whoopie pie in sprinkles or sugars so they look professional and add a little extra sparkle to the filling! There’s a great recipe on Wilton's A Piece of Cake Blog for Chocolate Whoopie Pies with a Cherry Cream Cheese Filling that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Visit www.wilton.com/blog/index.php/heart-shaped-whoopie-pies/ to view the recipe! Recipes and instructions included. Makes 12 heart-shaped cakes for six whoopie pies.

Price: $11.99 Visit the Website

Barefoot Bubbly Pink Moscato

Barefoot Bubbly Pink Moscato - a deliciously sweet, sparkling wine perfect for any holiday gathering or simply celebrating the every day!

Description: Nothing says celebration like the sounds of a Champagne cork popping! Celebrate the holidays and ring in 2012 with Barefoot Bubbly – the perfect accompaniment to all your holiday festivities. With six varietals of bubbly, all for $10, Barefoot Bubbly is an instant favorite! For a sweeter, colorful twist on champagne, try the newest addition to Barfoot Bubbly’s portfolio, Pink Moscato! Fruity aromas of fresh berries, candied cherries and sweet citrus complement its creamy finish. Enjoy alone or use to create a signature cocktail for the holidays.

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

Barefoot Bubbly Brut Cuvee

Barefoot Bubbly Brut Cuvee - a classic and crisp sparkling wine with hints of green apple and jasmine - an instant favorite at New Year's celebrations and a perfect hostess gift.

Description: Celebrate the holidays and ring in 2012 with a Champagne that tickles your toes and your nose! Barefoot Bubbly Brut Cuvée features a sweet flavor profile that will delight your palate. With fruit-filled aromas and flavors, our most traditional, great-tasting Chardonnay Champagne will be an instant favorite for any occasion without breaking your budget. Enjoy alone or use to create a signature holiday cocktail.

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

Enjoy 12 FREE Omaha Steaks Burgers With Any Online Purchase!

Get dad the Steaks n' Burger package, complete with 2 (6 oz.) Filet Mignons, 2 (6 oz.) Top Sirloins, and 6 (4 oz.) Omaha Steaks Burgers. Regularly $94.00, now just $44.99.

Description: Have you decided what you are getting DAD on June 19th? Father’s Day is right around the corner and Omaha Steaks® has the perfect gift options for DAD this year at unbeatable prices! Whether you go with a gift card, or send his favorite Omaha Steaks selections in our signature gift wrap with a personalized greeting, you can’t go wrong with Omaha Steaks. Check out some of our amazing Father’s Day specials at discounts up to 61% off! Treat the most important man in your life with The Dad Pack, complete with top sirloins, burgers, and stuffed baked potatoes, or make his mouth water with The Omaha Surprise, a collection of bacon-wrapped filets, potatoes au gratin, and chocolate lover’s cake.

Price: $9.99 to $199.99 Visit the Website

The Naked Grape Pinot Noir

The Naked Grape Pinot Noir is a medium-bodied, rich red wine with flavors of black cherry and blueberry. Pair with your favorite holiday meal or enjoy with someone special.

Description: This holiday season, treat yourself and your loved ones to something special without breaking the bank! Looking for a natural way to enjoy the holidays? The Naked Grape Pinot Noir ($9) is a fruit-forward, rich red wine with flavors of black cherry and blueberry – made using the best fruit found on the vine with 100% sustainable winery practices. Pair this with any holiday meal or simply enjoy with someone special.

Price: $9.00 Visit the Website

KeepCup - The First Reusable Barista-Standard Coffee Cup

KeepCup Reusable Coffee Cup

Description: KeepCup is the perfect gift for your eco-conscious and chic family members, friends – or whoever your Valentine’s date might be. This non-toxic, food-safe, microwave- and dishwasher-safe coffee cup is the first ever barista standard reusable cup, and the number one choice for sustainable coffee consumption. Already making waves in Australia and the UK, KeepCup is ready to change the way US consumers drink their coffee on-the-go. BPA-free, lightweight, recyclable, and fashionable - KeepCup is available in 25,000 color combinations so you can choose best which fits your Valentine’s Day suitor. Available in four sizes - extra small (4oz.), small (8oz.), medium (12oz.) and large (16oz).

Price: $8.50 to $14.20 Visit the Website

For The Coffee Lover: Melitta Café Collection

Melitta Café Collection

Description: The gift of great taste! The Melitta Café Collection is for the sophisticated sweetie. The world’s best beans – high-grown Arabica – are batch-roasted for this premium bagged, European-inspired collection. Offered in extra fine grind and whole bean. With a nod to Melitta’s own European heritage, names of the six varieties reflect Europe’s café culture: Vienna Roast (dark roast), Blanc et Noir (blend of dark and light roasts), Classique Supreme (medium roast), Parisian Vanilla, Hazelnut Crème Brulée and Riviera Sunset (decaffeinated).

Price: $6.99 Visit the Website

Eco-Friendly, 100% Organic CalNaturale Wine

CalNaturale Cabernet Sauvignon

Description: CalNaturale comes in two delicious varietals- Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Both of these award-winning wines are made with certified organically-grown grapes, and are packaged in Tetra-Pak flexible packaging – convenient and eco-friendly, utilizing less than half the greenhouse gases, waste and energy in production and transportation of bottled wines. This wine is perfect for pairing, but very drinkable on its own as well!

Price: $6.99 to $12.99 Visit the Website

Just Pizzelles Is The Talk Of Hollywood

JUST PIZZELLES - a delicious gourmet treat

Description: Hollywood is raving about Just Pizzelles! This company offers the world’s largest selection of delectable gourmet Italian pizzelle cookies with 65 delicious flavor experiences to choose from. The specialty gourmet sweet treats are petite with a uniquely soft, flaky texture and come elegantly packaged for any occasion. Just Pizzelles have been featured as ‘Snack of the Day’ on the “Rachael Ray Show” and were a hit in celebrity gift bags for the Oscars. Just Pizzelles has brilliantly converted a traditional treat into a new, fresh, and innovative specialty item packaged in a visually stunning and elegant presentation. Just Pizzelles is an exceptional product with style and luxury, that pleases all senses and taste palettes. At just $6.95 for twelve pizzelles, Just Pizzelles is a perfect and affordable gift for all occasions. The delicate product arrives as perfect as the day it was shipped - with no breakage and guaranteed freshness. Go on their website to customize your order for Christmas, Valentine’s Day or just for fun - and cause a sensation amongst your friends! www.justpizzelles.com

Price: $6.95 Visit the Website

ISABELLA’S COOKIE COMPANY INTRODUCES CHOCOLATE SUGAR RUSH FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

Chocolate Sugar Rush Cookie

Description: Isabella’s Cookie Company brings wholesome ingredients to their rich and tempting handmade creations for Valentine's Day. The Chocolate Sugar Rush Cookie is love at first bite. A new take on an Isabella's Cookies favorite, the bakery took their original Sugar Rush, added chocolate to it & then covered it with creamy chocolate frosting & pink sprinkles to make for a treat that is soft and sure to sweeten up anyone's Valentine's Day. The cookies are available in a 14 oz. Bites bag.

Price: $6.50 Visit the Website

Udi’s Double Chocolate Muffins

Udi’s Double Chocolate Muffins

Description: Gluten free doesn’t have to hold back the chocolate lovers out there! Indulge in delicious double chocolate muffins topped with chocolate chips. To help gluten free guys and gals this Valentine’s Day, Udi’s Gluten Free Foods has developed delicious, fun gluten free recipes that use their products instead of gluten-filled counterparts. Check out the recipe for our Gluten Free Cake Pops below and for more, visit: www.udisglutenfree.com. Recipe: Prepare butter cream frosting. Remove Udi’s muffins from container and crumble by hand or with food processor until very fine crumbs are formed. Add ¾ cup butter cream to the crumbs and mix until pliable and spongy but not runny. If the cake mixture is dry add frosting until desired consistency is reached. Cover and place mixture in refrigerator overnight. (Mixture can be stored for up to three days.) Line 11” x 13” baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove mix from the refrigerator and form into small balls, place balls on parchment paper 1” apart. Refrigerate for 1 hour. In the mean time, place chocolate candy disks in a small microwaveable bowl. Place in microwave and melt in 1-minute increments, stirring in between, until smooth and runny. Remove cake balls from refrigerator and dip 1 lollipop stick into melted chocolate and push into each ball. Dip each cake pop into the chocolate, let excess chocolate drip off and then push each lollipop into Styrofoam to finish drying. Dust with chocolate sprinkles while setting. Repeat until all cake pops are finished.

Price: $6.00 Visit the Website

Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes & Gourmet Products

Moist and luscious Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes, an authentic taste of the Islands

Description: Discover an authentic taste of the Caribbean – including all nine tropical flavors – of imported Tortuga rum cakes baked in the Cayman Islands, Barbados, Jamaica and the Bahamas. From a four-generation old island family secret recipe, Tortuga Caribbean rum cakes are made with the finest ingredients and special oak-barrel-aged Tortuga gold rum. Each cake is hand glazed and vacuum sealed, locking in the delicious freshness and giving the cakes a shelf life of up to nine months, or indefinitely if refrigerated or frozen. Flavors available in Tortuga’s traditional six-sided 33 oz, 16 oz and 4 oz boxes include original golden with walnuts, coconut, chocolate, banana, key lime and pineapple; with Blue Mountain coffee and cinnamon rum raisin offered in 16 oz and 33 oz sizes.

Price: $5.99 to $35.99 Visit the Website

Colman's Mustard

Colman's Mustard

Description: Established in 1814, Colman’s of Norwich has been recognized widely as the mustard of choice in the U.K. Using a unique and zesty blend of brown mustard seeds (Brassica Juncea) and white mustard seeds (Sinapis Alba), Jeremiah Colman created a mustard with a flavorful heat sensation that has become an essential condiment and paramount ingredient in Britain’s favorite recipes, even to the highest royal order. In 1866, Queen Victoria bestowed the ultimate seal of approval—the Royal Warrant—galvanizing Colman’s as the crown jewel of mustards and securing its place in the most discerning kitchens worldwide. Sold as prepared mustard and mustard powder, Colman’s provides a pure, fiery, and complex condiment for all your recipes and dishes. Complete Your Cooking With Colman’s!

Price: $5.99 to $9.99 Visit the Website

Fischer & Wieser - Mom's Pasta Sauce

Fischer & Wieser - Mom's Pasta Sauce

Description: Fischer & Wieser invites pasta-lovers to try some new and exciting sauces that will add a burst of freshness and flavor to any Italian-inspired meal. Embark on a culinary adventure with Fischer & Wieser’s gourmet line of Mom’s Sauces. Each of the 8 tasty sauces is bursting with flavor, is gluten-free, and is ready to eat right out of the jar!

Price: $5.99 to $12.99 Visit the Website

The Perfect Gift To Bring Smiles: Farts Candy™

Farts Candy packets available in Sour and Fruiti flavors

Description: Farts Candy™ are flavorful chewy candy nuggets in all kinds of fruity flavors that are so fun they’ll make you laugh!™ The little bumpy, candy shell pieces with a nice, chewy texture, are a perfect candy to toss into your mouth any time you like, and are so chewy and flavorful, they're loved by both kids and adults alike, and embraced by the Emmy-Award Winning ‘Modern Family’ Cast.

Price: $5.00 Visit the Website

Gourmet Award-winnng Fine Chocolates

Ciel Chocolatier's signature boxed assortment (available in 8, 20 or 35 pieces)

Description: Ciel Chocolatier is the creation of France-trained master chocolatier Elizabeth Chung. A hidden gem located in an industrial business park in Walnut, 30 minutes east of downtown Los Angeles, Ciel Chocolatier is an inconspicuous shop chocolate aficionados are delighted to discover. Upon entering the boutique, they will find rows of chocolates beckoning for attention. Ciel Chocolatier has an understated elegance which is reflected in the artistic designs and fine tastes of the chocolates. Trained at the prestigious Valrhona L’ Ecole du Grand Chocolat in France, Ciel’s master chocolatier Elizabeth Chung uses premium French chocolates such as Valrhona and Cacao Barry as a basis, adding real fruits, toasted nuts, fine teas and coffee, liquors, herbs and spices…..to create a line of fresh handcrafted chocolates. These decadent treats include award-winning truffles, single origin ganache and pralines. There are over 30 flavors with seasonal additions. These delicious chocolates have received multiple awards at the 2011 Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon such as “Best in Salon”, “Best Truffle”, “Best Presentation and Packaging”, and more. Customers can visit the boutique to pick out chocolates, or can have them sent nationwide in boxed assortments. Other chocolate items such as Orangette and Mendiants are also available as elegant small gifts. Address: 20615 E. Valley Blvd., # D, Walnut, CA 91789 Phone: 909-869-7800 Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm, Saturday : 10 am – 1 pm, Sunday closed. Website: www.cielchocolatier.com

Price: $5.00 to $150.00 Visit the Website

Udi’s Snickerdoodle Cookies/ Udi’s Gluten Free Vanilla Granola

Udi's Snickerdoodle Cookies

Description: Who ever said gluten free cookies can’t be delicious? Udi’s Gluten Free Foods has solved this myth with their latest Snickerdoodle Cookie—soft, chewy and filled with vanilla and cinnamon spices. Also try Udi’s Vanilla Granola full of a perfectly blended flavor of vanilla and toasted almonds. Try incorporating these two ingredients in your next cheesecake recipe or for that special someone for Valentine’s Day. Recipe: Preheat oven to 325° F. In a food processor, combine 1 ¼ C granola and two snickerdoodle cookies until fine crumb forms. Add 3 Tbsp butter and pulse to form soft, crumbly blend. Press mixture into individual cupcake pans using your hands. Place in pan in oven and bake for ten minutes. Remove and let cool. While crusts cool, place 8 oz. cream cheese and 2 C greek yogurt in a bowl, mix until very smooth. Add 1 C sugar, 1 Tbsp vanilla, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, and dash of salt and mix until well combined. Add 3 egg whites and 2 egg yolks and mix for two minutes. Pour cream cheese mixture over crust until cups are ¾ full. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until cheesecakes are set around the edges but still wiggly in the center. Turn off oven and crack open oven door, allow cheesecakes to cool in oven for one hour while door is ajar. Remove from the oven and de-pan and place on plate. Place in the refrigerator for two hours. Top with fresh raspberries before serving.

Price: $5.00 to $6.50 Visit the Website

Udi’s Gluten Free Pizza Crusts

Udi's Gluten Free Pizza

Description: Udi’s Gluten Free Pizza Crusts are the perfect ingredient for an easy, romantic, home-cooked meal for Valentine’s Day. Lightly dusted with rice flour, Udi’s Pizza Crusts taste as good if not better than conventional crusts. Impress your loved ones with our Gluten-Free Pizza with Figs, Prosciutto, Gorgonzola, Balsamic & Arugula. You can even cut the crust into a heart! For more information please visit: www.udisglutenfree.com. Recipe: Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut pizza crusts into heart-shaped pieces, using a cookie cutter. Brush pizza crust pieces with olive oil and bake for 4 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Remove crusts from oven, and add Gorgonzola cheese, prosciutto, and figs then bake until cheese melts and prosciutto is slightly crisped. Cool pizza slightly, pile arugula on top and then drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Ingredients: -1 9-inch Udi's Gluten Free Pizza Crust -8 thin slices prosciutto -2 C crumbled Gorgonzola cheese -1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil -6 small fresh figs cut into 1/4 inch slices -2 C arugula -1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar -Recipe Serves: 2-4

Price: $5.00 Visit the Website

FungusAmongUs® Exotic Organic And Wild Crafted Mushrooms

FungusAmongUs

Description: The leader in delectable, exotic organic and wild crafted mushrooms and mushroom products invites you to bring these treats into your kitchen! FungusAmongUs® is a purveyor of the most extensive line of dried mushrooms and mushroom products in the U.S.! Mushrooms add fabulous nutrition, texture, and incomparable variety and flavor! FungusAmongUs® products include 14 varieties of unique mushrooms; three Certified Organic Mélange Seasoning and Rub Marinades; a line of three Certified Organic gourmet Soup Mixes; and an Italian truffle line that includes the Fancy Food Show 2007, SOFI Outstanding Condiment Award: Truffle Gatherers Sauce. Visit www.fungusamongus.com and add new flavors to your dishes!

Price: $3.75 to $125.00 Visit the Website

Gluten-free, All Natural, Gourmet Treats From PatsyPie Gluten-free Bakery

PatsyPie® Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Description: Much, crunch and dunk one of Canada’s best-loved gluten-free brands. Since 2001, PatsyPie® Gluten-free Bakery has been winning the taste buds of savvy snackers just about everywhere. Artisan-baked in small batches, using only top-quality, all natural ingredients, PatsyPie biscotti, cookies, biscotti, mini brownies, mini muffins and fill 'n serve pie crusts are as close to homemade as store-bought can be. “Take our peanut butter cookies,” says founder and long-time celiac Pat Libling. “Those are real fork marks on top!” Exceptional in taste and texture, even people who don’t need to eat gluten-free are said to love PatsyPie. The company operates out of dedicated gluten-free, wheat-free and oat-free facilities, where even the employees’ lunches are strictly gluten-free. The very popular PatsyPie collection includes: Biscotti: Almond; Almond & Raisin; Chocolate Chip; Cranberry Orange; Pecan Cookies: Chocolate Chip; Raisin; Peanut Butter; Snappy Ginger; Lemon Shortbread Mini Brownies: Double Chocolate Minis; Peanut Butter & Chocolate Mini Muffins: Morning Glory with Flax Minis; Banana Chocolate Pie Crust: Old-fashioned Crumble Crust Shipping is free to Canada and the continental United States for online orders (www.patsypie.com) of 8 items or more.

Price: $3.49 to $7.74 Visit the Website

Alexia Oven Reds

Alexia Oven Reds

Description: This Valentine's Day, skip the restaurant reservations and impress that special someone with a gourmet meal cooked right in your own kitchen. Using Alexia's premium, gourmet-inspired side dishes like Alexia Oven Reds, creating the perfect romantic meal for two has never been easier. Featuring creamy red potatoes, olive oil, fresh parmesan cheese and roasted garlic, Alexia Oven Reds go well with any homemade main course and are prepared in just 25 minutes. To create the perfect dinner for two, Chef Tyler Florence suggests using Alexia Oven Reds in his delicious Pan Roasted Chicken recipe. For more information and to view Florence’s delicious date night recipe, visit www.Facebook.com/AlexiaFoods.

Price: $3.49 to $3.99 Visit the Website

The Spice Hunter Winter Sippers

The Spice Hunter Winter Sippers

Description: Winter Sippers add rich flavor to hot cider, tea, milk or your favorite spirits. They also can be added to other foods like whipped cream, eggnog, french toast - even baked ham or winter squash for a sweet or savory twist. And our festive new seasonal packaging will surely be noticed. Whether you are entertaining guests, giving gifts, or relaxing by the fire, warm up from the inside out with Winter Sippers.

Price: $2.99 to $7.99 Visit the Website

WayFare

WayFare Hickory Cheddar

Description: Based in Montana, WayFare is a revolutionary new company which manufactures non-dairy alternatives to dairy products. WayFare products are not only dairy-free, but are also all-natural, gluten-free, soy-free, GMO-free, vegetarian, vegan, kosher and contain no cholesterol or transfat. WayFare is most notably known for their “We Can’t Say It’s” line of products. In hopes of helping the general public, WayFare promotes a healthy lifestyle through a plant-based diet. WayFare products can be found in select stores across the country such as Mother’s Markets, Whole Foods, and Elliot’s. For further information or to locate the nearest location which offers WayFare please visit www.wayfarefoods.com.

Price: $2.99 to $5.99 Visit the Website

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Stretch Island Fruit Co.

Stretch Island Fruit Co.'s Summer Strawberry Fruit Strip

Description: Roses are red, violets are blue, Stretch Island Fruit Strips are naturally sweet, and so are you! This year, think outside the box of chocolates and try a Summer Strawberry Fruit Strip for a guilt-free way to enjoy Valentine’s Day! With less than 50 calories, one-half serving of real fruit and no artificial flavors or sweeteners, you can be sure that your Valentine’s Day won’t end in heartbreak. price: $2.99 SRP for 8 pack.

Price: $2.99 Visit the Website

Chocolove Premium Chocolate

Description: Chocolove’s owner and first level sommelier, Timothy Moley, sources the finest Belgian chocolate, fruits, nuts, and natural ingredients from around the world to expertly craft the most delicious premium, value chocolate bars available: Chocolove and Chocolove Minis. As the first company in the United States to feature cocoa content on its packaging, Chocolove’s commitment to excellence and innovation is unwavering. Chocolove’s award winning flavors range from new, popular 55% Almonds & Sea Salt in Dark Chocolate to sweet, creamy 33% Hazelnuts in Milk Chocolate to robust, complex 77% Extra Strong Dark Chocolate. Each Chocolove chocolate bar is carefully enclosed in a romantic love letter wrapper, complete with a love poem inside. Chocolove has been independently owned and operated since 1994.

Price: $2.29 to $2.39 Visit the Website

Karoun Dairies

Karoun Dairies

Description: Founded in 1992, Karoun is a family-run business which produces a wide variety of Mediterranean-style cheese and yogurt products. Karoun cheeses are all-natural and handmade using only milk from cows that are free from growth hormones, BGH/rBST, and are Real California Milk certified. All Karoun’s yogurt products (yogurt, kefir cheese (labne) and sour cream) are also OU Kosher certified. The quality and passion with which Karoun makes their products in evident in their delicious creamy texture and taste!

Price: $1.99 to $5.99 Visit the Website

Justin's Peanut Butter Cups

Justin's Peanut Butter Cups

Description: Sold in portion-control two-cup packs, Justin's Peanut Butter Cups are made from the best tasting organic peanut butter and the highest quality organic and fair-trade Belgian chocolate. Justin's commitment goes beyond great flavor and extends to the integrity of the ingredients used in the products and the business practices employed. The company uses only the best organic and natural ingredients available. They buy as locally as possible and work to mitigate their environmental impact on every aspect of their business.

Price: $1.79 Visit the Website

HomeFree Cookies!

TREATS YOU CAN TRUST

Description: We have taken special care in creating our delicious, wholesome cookies – they are so tasty it’s hard to believe they are Peanut free, Tree nut free, Egg free and Dairy free, and that some are Gluten Free too. They’re perfect for snacks, parties or anywhere! Chocolate Chip Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Vanilla Cookies Sampler Packs GIFTS Shop Now! http://www.homefreetreats.com/c-7-our-store.aspx

Price: $1.49 to $29.95 Visit the Website

Guylian Belgian Chocolates

Guylian Artisanal Belgian Chocolates

Description: Guylian “ultra-indulgent” luxurious chocolate seashells are 100% pure, silky smooth, dark and white Belgian Chocolate and are filled with rich, decadent creamy chocolate praline truffle. The Guylian brand dates back to the late 1950’s when Guy Foubert, a passionate Belgian Chocolataire married his love, Liliane who then joined names creating Chocolaterie Guylian. Today, Guylian crafts the finest authentic Belgian Chocolate Truffles, utilizing the original handmade recipe of Guy and Liliane. The original signature truffle recipe is still made in small-batch copper kettles exclusively by Guylian’s Master Chocolatiers in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.

Price: $0.99 to $14.99 Visit the Website

Published on Feb 10, 2012

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