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I was contacted by Van’s to try a few of their new products. I am a HUGE fan of Van’s so I was more than happy to give them a go! Plus, I loved the spoon, strainer and plate they sent along, how fun!
Van’s has three awesome pasta sides that you owe it to yourself to pick up and try. My favorite, and one that even my kids liked, was the Ultimate Cheddar Penne. I made Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cupcakes created by Bree Hester from Baked Bree.
Each of the packages of pasta were easy to prepare, and took maybe 10 minutes each to make. I like having a pasta dish with most meals, but being gluten-free, it’s a lot harder than it seems. Now I can make a pasta dish and enjoy it with my family and they love it too, no more making separate dishes.
This pasta dish is just bursting with huge flavors! I love garlic and this is just perfect! This pasta packs 11 grams of protein and 28 grams of whole grains into each serving and is perfect served with a chicken dish.
Ingredients: Gluten Free Penne Pasta (Brown Rice Flour, Red Lentil Flour, Beet Powder, Tomato Powder), Garlic & Herb Seasoning (Reduced Lactose Whey, Rice Flour, Milk Powder, Parmesan and Romano Cheese [Milk, Salt, Cheese Cultures, Enzymes], Natural Flavors, Salt, Sugar, Spice, Garlic Powder).
Van’s Rotini & Red Sauce is great, and I am not a huge fan of red sauces of any kind, I know, that is odd, but true. What I like most is that it’s not drowning in a lot of sauce, it has just the right amount. I can now have pasta on spaghetti night along with the family!
Ingredients: Gluten Free Penne Pasta (Brown Rice Flour, Red Lentil Flour, Beet Powder, Tomato Powder), Marinara Sauce (Tomatoes [Tomatoes, Tomato Puree, Citric Acid], Water, Tomato Paste, Olive Oil, Onions, Sugar, Basil, Garlic, Salt, Citric Acid, Black Pepper).
LOVE the cheddar taste of this pasta side, feel like I am enjoying the real deal that isn’t gluten-free. My kids actually loved this one too! This pasta has 28 grams of whole grains in every serving.
Ingredients: Gluten Free Penne Pasta (Brown Rice Flour, White Rice Flour), Aged Cheddar Cheese Seasoning (Cheddar Cheese [Milk, Salt, Cheese Cultures, Enzymes], Nonfat Milk, Salt, Whey, Sugar, Buttermilk, Rice Flour, Natural Flavors, Annatto Extract [For Color]).
Van’s NEW Granola comes in two flavors, Blueberry Walnut and Cranberry Almond and both are amazing!
Van’s Soft Baked Granola is just that, soft! It’s packaged so you can grab bite-sized morsels for on the go snacking, or fill a bowl and add milk for a hearty breakfast.
I like to have it on hand to snack at night when I need something sweet. They are packed with flavor and whole grains, and just the right amount of sweetness.
Ingredients: Gluten Free Whole Oats, Brown Rice Syrup, Walnuts, Invert Cane Syrup, non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Dried Blueberries (Blueberries, Cane Sugar), Cane Sugar, Unsweetened Coconut, Honey, Flax Seed, Gluten Free Oat Bran, Almonds, Vanilla Extract, Sea Salt, Mixed Tocopherols for Freshness.
Contains: Walnuts, Coconut, Almonds. Made On Equipment That Also Processes Peanuts And Other Tree Nuts.
Van’s Cranberry Almond Granola is packed with 12 grams of nutrient-dense, gluten-free whole grains and is just as delicious as the blueberry. It’s soft and chewy and again, is great for snacking or as a breakfast with milk. Try adding it to yogurt or ice cream too, it’s so delicious!
Ingredients: Gluten Free Whole Oats, Brown Rice Syrup, Dried Cranberries (Cranberries, Cane Sugar), Invert Cane Syrup, non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Cane Sugar, Almonds, Unsweetened Coconut, Honey, Flax Seed, Gluten Free Oat Bran, Pumpkin Seeds, Cinnamon, Sea Salt, Mixed Tocopherols for Freshness.
Contains: Almonds, Coconut. Made On Equipment That Also Processes Peanuts And Other Tree Nuts.
Look for Van’s products at a store near you!
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