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    Product Review: Canyon Bakehouse Baked Goods

    I had the pleasure of receiving a package of complimentary samples from Canyon Bakehouse the day after I got home from Atlanta. I always welcome samples with open arms, but this time I was even more excited because I had been gone for 8 days and low on food! Canyon Bakehouse sent me the following:

    • San Juan 7-Grain Gluten Free Bread
    • Cinnamon Raisin Gluten Free Bread
    • Mountain White Gluten Free Bread
    • Rosemary & Thyme Gluten Free Focaccia
    • Cranberry Crunch Gluten Free Muffin

    Canyon Bakehouse is a dedicated, gluten-free bakery located in Loveland, Colarado. Canyon Bakehouse is owned by Josh & Christi Skow and Ed Miknevicius. Master Baker Ed & Josh have over 35 years of combined bakery formulation & operation experience, which shows through in their product. Christi, Josh’s wife, was diagnosed with Celiac over 3 years ago through a routine physical.

    I was intrigued the minute I opened the package. I could immediately smell rosemary, one of my favorite herbs. Fortunately it was close to dinner time, so I broke the focaccia out. I couldn’t wait to take a bite, so I did! I couldn’t believe the moist, tender taste – filled with rosemary, right out of the bag! I was fully expecting to have to toast or heat the focaccia in the oven. Nope. Not needed.

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    The next day for lunch, I made my sandwich on the Mountain White Gluten Free Bread. The bread does not need to be toasted first, just like Udi’s.

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    This bread ranks right up there with Udi’s! Soft & the texture is close to, if not better than, what I remember gluten-filled bread being like. The flavor is fantastic. Each piece of bread only has 90 calories, 1 gram of fat and has 2 grams of fiber & 2 grams of protein! Good stats for gluten-free bread.

    The San Juan 7-Grain Gluten Free Bread is just as good as the white bread. This bread has more of a whole grain flavor, most likely due to the addition of teff and millet. Same nutritional stats as the white bread. Another hit from Canyon Bakehouse!

    Sadly I couldn’t sample the Cranberry Crunch Muffins or the Cinnamon Raisin Bread due to the sesame & poppy seeds in them. I did send these into Lindsey, my tasting buddy, and she loved both the muffins & the raisin bread. Jon also sampled a muffin and loved the flavor, but he is not a fan of crunchy things in his food (that is a 14 year old boy for you).

    Interested in trying Canyon Bakehouse? You can order their products here. Also, don’t forget to become a fan of Canyon Bakehouse on Facebook & follow them on Twitter!

    Thank you for sending us the wonderful samples to review! :)

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