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ARLINGTON, VA, November 15, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marion's Smart Delights is proud to announce that it won the Gourmet Product Awards. Marion's Gluten-Free Cookie and Muffin Mix won for best baking mix. The versatile, allergy-friendly, and Kosher mix can be used to create everything from fancy party treats to vegan, dairy-free, and even heart-healthy versions of scrumptious muffins, holiday cookies, pies, tarts, and more.
The reduced sugar and low-sodium mix is packed with nutritious whole grains, including quinoa, millet, and amaranth. It is one of a few gluten-free dessert mixes in the market carrying the Whole Grain Stamp and providing 8 grams of whole grains per serving. Marion's Cookie and Muffin Mix and Marion's Lemon Bar Mix allow everyone, including those with celiac disease, food allergies and intolerances, diabetes, and special dietary needs, to enjoy a happier, healthier relationship with food.
Marion's Smart Delights was nominated for the Gourmet Product Awards at the 2011 Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC. The awards committee received nominations for over 900 new gourmet products in 43 categories. Celebrity chefs, consultants, specialty retail store owners, and other food judges chose the winners, which were announced on October 25, 2011, in a national press conference.
"We are so honored to receive this distinction and want to thank Gourmet Product Awards for recognizing that delicious baked goods can be nutritious and meet special dietary needs," says Marion Braswell, PhD, Founder and President of Marion's Smart Delights.
With countless allergy-friendly and vegan recipes on the website, the wonderfully versatile Cookie and Muffin Mix can be used to make pumpkin pie, pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, tarts, cranberry bread, reduced sugar holiday cookies, and more. Nutrition information, diabetes exchanges, heart-healthy alternatives, and ideas for keeping calories in check are also available. Consumers will enjoy making many different kinds of mouthwatering treats while controlling key ingredients to fit any lifestyle.
Packaged at an allergen-free, certified gluten-free and Kosher-certified facility, Marion's Smart Delights are available in select stores and can be purchased online: $6.35 for the Cookie and Muffin Baking Mix and $6.75 for the Lemon Bar Mix.
Marion's Cookie and Muffin Mix bakes delicious treats with such a good texture that many are surprised that they are sampling gluten-free and vegan treats. Spread joy throughout the holiday season by delighting friends and family with treats made from this nutritious award-winning mix.
About Marion's Smart Delights
Marion's Smart Delights offers delightfully delicious, simply nutritious allergy-friendly and gluten-free baking mixes. Marion's Gluten-Free Lemon Bar Mix and Marion's Gluten-Free Cookie and Muffin Mix can be adapted for dairy-free, diabetes, vegan, and heart-healthy diets. Founded by Marion Braswell, PhD, the Arlington, VA-based company's baking mixes are low in sodium, contain whole grains like quinoa and amaranth, and include just enough sugar for luscious bakery-shop texture. The products are packed at a top eight allergen-free, certified gluten-free and Kosher-certified facility. Visit the Marion's Smart Delights website at http://www.marionssmartdelights.com and follow the company on Twitter.
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