The Marvelous Food Company – Cookies, Cupcakes, and a Giveaway

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***This giveaway is closed. Please scroll to the bottom for the winners.***

I am going to control everything my son eats for the rest of his life so he only eats healthy, nutritious food.

OK, now that I have picked myself up from the floor because I was laughing so hard I fell out of my chair, let’s continue.

I’m not that delusional. But, I do know that if you give your kids a good start by introducing them to vegetables, fruits and healthy food early on and limit junk to just occasional treats, you can build a great foundation that will stay with them for life.

I have numerous anecdotal stories of people I know that had bad foundations built when they were little, and it has been a major detriment to their health as they get older. But, I won’t go into that. I think we all know deep down that it’s true, and I don’t want to call anyone out.

But, I also have anecdotal evidence that it works the opposite way, too.

I think I have mentioned a few times that the Big Man was given a great foundation of healthy food when he was younger. He strayed from the path as a teenager (as we all do), but he found the light again when he got older. He doesn’t touch soda except the occasional root beer. And, when I say occasional, I mean once or twice a year. He loves his veggies, and really likes it when I cook healthy meals.

So, this has been our goal for Max.

I’m not dense. I know that he is going to go through a time where he wants nothing but junk. But, I am going to feed him as healthy as possible until then.

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Gluten-Free cookies and cupcakes

This all leads to the Marvelous Foods Company. They sent a few samples of their snacks to me. (Yes, they were free.) Currently, they carry cookies and mini cupcakes. Both have a chocolate flavor, while the cookies have a ginger-ness to them. Each packet contains either two cookies or two cupcakes. They are small, so each packet is a snack size. And, each packet has two serving of fruits and vegetables in it. Really! If you look at the ingredients, you see avocados, carrots, bananas, spinach, kale, etc.

Plus, they are sweetened with honey, as well as some brown sugar. No high fructose corn syrup. And, all of the ingredients are pronounceable. Always good.

I really feel good giving these to Max. And, myself. ;)

And, most importantly, we both tried them and liked them. I was pretty impressed with the taste. I mean, I like vegetables, but these actually tasted like a treat.

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And, here’s the deal for you. The Marvelous Foods Company is going to do a giveaway. They will send a box of each to two winners. Each box has 9 pouches in it, and each pouch has two cookies/cupcakes. That’s a lot of treats. So, what do you say?

Just leave a comment below telling me your favorite vegetable. I will start, even though I won’t be entering the giveaway. Mine is brussel sprouts, right now. It changes. How about you? What is yours?

Oh, and just in case you were wondering, here is the ingredient list for the cookies and the cupcakes. Pretty good stuff.

For the cookies:

Bananas, Pure Honey, Carrots, Unrefined All Natural Brown Cane Sugar, Gluten Free Flour Mix( Buckwheat flour, Brown Rice Flour, Garbanzo Bean Flour), Non-hydrogenated Palm Oil, Natural  Vanilla, Non-hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Filtered Water, Annatto, Flax Seed Oil,  Tumeric( anti-immflamatory), Lime, Cinnamon, Baking soda, Cream of Tarter,  Arrowroot, Chamomile, Ginger, Green Tea.

For the muffins:

Pure Honey, Avocado, Unrefined All Natural Brown Cane Sugar, Gluten Free Flour Mix( Buckwheat flour, Brown Rice Flour, Garbanzo Bean Flour),Spinach, Kale,Bananas, Non-hydrogenated Palm Oil, Natural  Vanilla, Non-hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Filtered Water, Annatto, Flax Seed Oil, All Natural Cocoa,  Tumeric( anti-immflamatory), Lime, Cinnamon, Baking soda, Cream of Tarter,  Arrowroot, Chamomile, Ginger, Green Tea.

Until later, here’s to…Living Better, Easily!™

PPS – The giveaway for the Marvelous Food Company will end October 18th at 9pm PST  has ended.  Congratulations to Bonnie and Cara! I will have emailed the winners, and you will have 48 hours to get back to me. After which, if I have not heard back from you, another winner will be drawn.

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43 Responses to “The Marvelous Food Company – Cookies, Cupcakes, and a Giveaway”

  1. These sound really interesting! I guess my favorite is mushrooms, but it’s hard to say. That’s just what I’m craving right now (at 7:45 in the morning)!

  2. Definitely pumpkin! It’s so versatile… sweet or savoury dishes, firm or soft, from soup to dessert. And roasted is to die for!

  3. I also tried the muffins and they are very good. Very moist, and contain a hint of ginger. My non-gf boyfriend loved them. My stomach also felt a lot calmer after I ate them. Probably a good nauseous remedy!

    • Glugle Gluten-Free

      Congratulations, Cara! You are one of the winners. I will email you for your snail mail address. Yay!

      ~Tia

  4. Catherine

    These look so interesting! My favorite vegetable is sweet potato. Dash of nutmeg, pat of butter, sprinkle of salt–yum!

    hugzeke@gmail.com

  5. I like most vegetables, but I probably like green beans the most!

  6. Bonnie Lake

    My favorite is whole, fresh picked green beans. I like all veggies, though. I haven’t tried any of these products. They sound wonderful.

    • Glugle Gluten-Free

      Congratulations, Bonnie! You are one of the winners. I will email you for your snail mail address. Yay!

      ~Tia

  7. Sweet potatoes. Roasted w/ olive oil, cinnamon, balsamic vinegar, S&P. I think my skin has an orange hue I eat so many sweet potatoes…

  8. christine

    Mine also changes, but right now it would have to asparagus! Steamed with some garlic powder and butter, then add parmesian cheese at the end, its melt in your mouth yummy!!

  9. I’m not entering the giveaway, but I love the discussion and the photo of your little guy! He’s a super cutie! :-)

    xo,
    Shirley

  10. My favorite veggie is turnips. So much you can do with them.

  11. Stephanie KL

    Now that it’s cooler, the winter squashes are in. I truly enjoy them but I recently bought a Sam’s Club large container of baby spinach and am adding it to just about everything. I had some this morning with home grown red peppers and eggs. I gave up growing spinach because the chipmunk beats me to it. Other than that, life is good!

  12. Right now, it’s raw sweet red peppers!! Love those!

  13. Kristie

    Sweet mini peppers are my favorite now. I eat ‘em straight out of the package! :)

  14. The Marvelous Food Company

    Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you and your son liked them :-) We are excited to see so many people interested in the giveaway. Be sure to stop by our Facebook page and Like us for access to coupons, like the one we currently have for $2 off when you buy 2 bags , just use code : MARVELOUS2OFF

    Facebook — http://www.facebook.com/marvelousfoodco

    Thank you again and as always…. Have a MARVELOUS day!

  15. mary woollard

    i love fresh green beans! and id love to win this contest, thanks!!

  16. My favorite changes periodically but right now it’s zucchini.

  17. Venessa

    One of my favorite veggies is broccolini. I love it prepared in Italian and Asian style dishes. Thanks for this giveaway! :-)

  18. Most veggies are near and dear to my heart, but if i have to pickk a favorite….hmmm…beets!!!

  19. hmm. cabbage definitely. and fennel. and green beans. yum!

  20. I love all kinds of squash…summer and winter variety!

  21. Christine

    My favorite veggie is and has been broccoli, since I was little. Though with this pregnancy green beans (fresh only) has taken the number two spot from carrots.

    I found this company recently and am thrilled! I’m allergic to corn and it’s very hard to find safe baked goods I don’t have to make myself. Since Marvelous Foods has a dedicated corn free facility, in addition to gluten free, I can’t wait to try their products!

  22. Lauri Daniels

    Right now my favorite vegetable is carrots. I like them cooked or raw. Thanks for the Giveaway.

  23. My seasonal vegetable favorite for fall is pumpkin. Pumpkin can be added to almost everything!

  24. Stephanie

    I’m a broccoli girl! I managed to get both my kids to love it too!

    I love your banana muffins. Making apple muffins today!

  25. Although brussel sprouts are not at the top of my veggie list, there are a ton of others: fennel, onions, mushrooms, beets….
    Do not enter me though, I am just coming by to tell you that picture of Max is so adorable. I love how he is concentrating so hard that his little tongue is sticking out!
    xo
    k

  26. Yams… they are the best ever with some real butter, lemon pepper and onion salt.

  27. sweet potatoes are my favorite. plus they’re a pretty versatile vegetable (try saying that 5X fast!)

  28. Christina

    Nice photos and good question! My favorite has been green peas for a loooong time. Comfort food to me is a bowl of freshly cooked green peas with butter salt and pepper.