Gluten-free Giveaway and Review: Tropical Traditions Honey and Flax Seed

Tropical Traditions recently sent me a couple of their products to sample, Gluten Free Organic Whole Golden Flax Seed and Gluten Free Organic Raw Canadian Honey. I love their products, as they are healthy and natural!

Gluten Free Organic Whole Golden Flax Seed

I ground some of the flax seeds in my food processor on fine and added it to my Gluten-free Oat and Flaxseed Sandwich Bread recipe. I cannot tell you how fresh the fragrance was! I don’t think I’ll ever want to purchase flax seed meal again! Making your own is so easy! You end up with a more nutritious product in the end, as it is fresh!

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Gluten Free Organic Raw Canadian Honey

This raw honey is not potent with a honey flavor. It is very mild, therefore, can be used as a sweetener without overpowering the dish with a honey flavor. I love to sweeten my recipes naturally, without refined sugar whenever possible. Raw honey has not been process, like the honey you purchase in the store. Raw honey is not runny like the store-bought varieties, either. It is firm. You need to scoop it out with a spoon. When heated higher than 115°F, food looses its nutrients, microwaving removes 99% of nutrients. Therefore, if you wish to melt the honey, be sure to do so at a low temperature to preserve all health benefits.

You can use raw honey in all sorts of great recipes: salad dressing, beverages, ice cream, whipped cream, atop fruit, cereal, and more! If you chose to heat it, it can be used in almost any of your baked goods, as well.

Check out all Tropical Traditions’ gluten-free products.

THE GLUTEN-FREE GIVEAWAY

Prize

One lucky winner will receive the following:

  • Gluten Free Organic Whole Golden Flax Seed
  • Gluten Free Organic Raw Canadian Honey

How to Enter and Ways of Entering Additional Times

Tell us what extra things you have done below in your comment:

  1. Comment on this post requesting to be entered in the giveaway and tell us why you why to enter. (mandatory)
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  5. Retweet this post dated June 17, 2011(http://twitter.com/#!/GFrecipebox/status/81726124018761729) from “GFrecipebox“, by using “RT @GFrecipebox” in your tweet and leave me a separate comment below. (1 extra entry)
  6. Leave a comment on any other post on this site, limit two, and state what you did below, in a separate comment.  Other giveaways do not count. (1 extra entry for each comment)
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  9. Follow Tropical Traditions on Twitter (@Troptraditions)  and leave a separate comment below with your Twitter user name. (1 extra entry)
  10. Sign up for the Tropical Traditions Sales Newsletter and enter a separate comment below. (1 extra entry)

What you should know

  • Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm PST on July 1, 2011.
  • The winner will have until 11:59pm PST on July 5, 2011 to reply to the winner’s notification email to supply us with their U.S. shipping address and phone number.  If they do not respond within that time period of time, a new winner will be chosen.  Therefore, use an email address you check often or check back to this site on July 2, 2011 to view the winner announcement.  The winner’s shipping address, phone number and email address will be kept confidential between us and Tropical Traditions.
  • The name of the winner will be announced on this page, right below this line, on July 2, 2011.

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

And the winner is…

Theresa Shafer!

Theresa has until 11:59pm PST on July 5, 2011 to reply to the winner’s notification email to supply us with her U.S. shipping address and phone number.  If she does not respond within that time period of time, a new winner will be chosen.

This winner was chosen at random using random.org:


 

 

63 Replies to “Gluten-free Giveaway and Review: Tropical Traditions Honey and Flax Seed”

  1. Please enter me in the sweepstakes. I would like to win because I have just been diagnosed with gluten intolerance, along with many other food allergies and I am looking for good, healthy, safe food to eat!

  2. I would like to be entered in this drawing because I love using flax seed & honey! I put both in my homemade yogurt every morning. I add flax seed to every recipe I can. My boys love peanut butter & honey sandwiches! So does my DH.

  3. I love your website and comment on it occassionally. I’ve been using Tropical Tradition coconut oil for years and it’s fabulous.

  4. I’d like to be entered into the giveaway!

    I am entering because flax seeds and honey are both nutritious and tasty as well.

  5. I would love to be entered in this giveaway and I would love to win because my family is continually working to transition to eating all natural, traditional foods and getting away from processed ick!!

  6. I would love to win because my family and I love raw honey and flax (especially for smoothies). Thanks for a great giveaway.

  7. I want to be entered. i would really love to try ground flax for some green smoothies.. i guess the raw honey would work for that too to make it extra nutritious for my kids summer midday meals! (we are in vegas its too hot for cooked lunch)

  8. Hello,

    I would like to be entered in this giveaway as a couple of our family members have to eat gluten free and winning these items would be a blessing. :)

    – Megan

  9. I’d love to be entered in this giveaway! I have just discovered tropical traditions, and I would love to try out these products. I use flax regularly to “dose” our food with an extra nutritional punch…I’d love to try this brand! I am a huge fan of raw honey, and would like to give the tropical traditions brand a chance!
    stkc79 at gmail dot com

  10. Being gluten-free for two years, I have given up lots of foods because I was afraid. Flax seed would be one great way to increase my health and help to incorporate whole grains into my diet.

    Raw honey…oh my…This would really boast my health. Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

  11. I am entering because I am newly diagnosed with celiac, always looking for healthy alternatives and because I live in a small rural town I don’t have access to a lot of GOOD gluten free food and eating out is hard. I like to have ingredients on hand to make healthy food at home!

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