El’s Gluten Free Snacks Review & Giveaway

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El’s Gluten Free Snacks were new to me when I was contacted by the company to review their products.  I was happy to give them a try, though, because I thought they were something my gluten-free son would particularly enjoy.

I’m happy to say he did enjoy them.  We both did.  We tried the snaps and medleys. Both products were crisp, crunchy, and flavorful.

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It was the first time I’ve had a bagel chip since going gluten free over ten years ago, so I particularly enjoyed those for that reason.  I enjoyed the Medleys, though, too because they have an interesting variety of foods in them.  They contain bagel chips, corn nuts, corn chips, potato chips, and pretzels.  The Medleys have a stronger flavor than the bagel chips. It is similar to barbecue flavoring.

About their gluten free status, the web site states:

“These snacks were manufactured in a facility that also produces items containing wheat and/or nuts. (But we made our stuff on different days and kept everything really far away from anything that even touched these things.)

Each production run is sampled and tested to confirm gluten levels do not exceed 10 PPM. (So, no gluten for you. Yay!)”

The Medleys do contain soy, but the Bagel Snaps do not.  I like that these products do not contain dairy or GMOs as well as a list of other things you may want to avoid.  Visit their web site to see a list of what they don’t put in their products as well as what they do put in.

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The only thing I disliked about these products is the cost, but as gluten-free products go, the price is not surprising.  It’s not the kind of product you can find just anywhere.

To give you an idea, the small bag of Bagel Snaps (1 oz. for $2.99) contained about 1 cup of chips.  The large bag of Medleys (5 oz. for $5.39) contained about 2 cups.

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The Giveaway: El’s will send two bags of Snaps (one of each size) and two bags of Medleys (one of each size) to one winner. You must be a US resident to enter.

To enter, leave a comment on this post, not on my Facebook page and not an email.  If you receive my updates by email, click on the title and it will take you to my blog page where you can leave a comment.

Leave a separate comment for each entry:

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The giveaway will end on Friday, July 29th at 11:00 pm eastern time.  The winner will have 24 hours to respond after being contacted.  The winner will be posted on my Facebook page.

Disclaimer:  I was provided samples of El’s snacks free of charge. The opinions in this post are my own.




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Comments

  1. Love this giveaway, thanks for the opportunity

  2. I liked El’s Kitchen on facebook!

  3. Ali Williams says:

    Oh please Linda, choose me!! I have been dying for a bagel for sooo long….:) that was my favorite breakfast…with cream cheese…sob… I would gladly give you my right arm…lol. Thanks!!

  4. I’m a follower on Google Reader (and have been)

  5. Omg these bagel chips look FANTASTIC! I would love to try them as I haven’t had any bagel chips since being diagnosed a yr ago:)

  6. Jennifer Lewis says:

    I’d like to enter the contest. I have done everything requested except Twitter. I do not know how to tweet LOL.

    My kids have food allergies and I am on a 90 (or however long it takes) yeast cleanse. I need all the help I can get to stay away from wheat!

    Thanks :)

  7. I would love to try these!

  8. I like El’s kitchen on facebook.

  9. I follow your blog on Google reader

  10. Kim Ledford-Burley says:

    I liked els kitchen on fb

  11. Kim Ledford-Burley says:

    I follow your blog on Google reader

  12. Kim Ledford-Burley says:

    Gf! I want to try these!

  13. Susan Waldkirch says:

    I would love to try El’s Kitchen. They sound yummy! I am always trying to find new things for my boys to eat.

  14. Kim Ledford-Burley says:

    Tr kledford65 @gfhomemaker

  15. Susan Waldkirch says:

    I follow you on Facebook!

  16. Susan Waldkirch says:

    I liked El’s Kitchen.

  17. Alison Senesac says:

    I would love to win these! Hard to find yummy snacks that are GF!

  18. Alison Senesac says:

    I liked El’s FB page

  19. Alison Senesac says:

    I subscribe to your e-mails, also.

  20. Jennifer Tilton says:

    My 13 year old daughter was diagnosed as celiac 7 months ago and we’ve been on a painful learning curve the whole time. We live in a rural area and don’t have reasonable access to a lot of the gluten free products out there. As she is also diabetic, we make trips into the nearest children’s hospital every three months for check ups and stock up on gluten free items whenever possible. One of the things she’s missed the most is flavorful crackers and chips. She’s still able to eat regular corn chips but they don’t seem to fully satisfy the cracker urge. We’d love to try these!

  21. thank you for the chance to win!

  22. liked on facebook :)

  23. posted the giveaway on facebook.

  24. Oh my goodness! I was just thinking longingly of bagel crisps the other day! I would love to win these! Thanks for your posts, I really enjoy them!

  25. Like you, I haven’t had bagel chips in a long time! I am open to try anything new. Thank you for this opportunity to win your drawing. Yeah! You’re awesome!

  26. I’ve gone gluten free for health reasons, and would love to try these snacks. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Linda @ Linda’s Lunacy
    lindaslunacy.com
    lindaslunacy at gmail dot com

  27. I like your page on FB!

  28. <—- would love to try these awesome sounding but expensive snacks! thx!

  29. I like El’s Kitchen of FB as Linda P.

  30. Janis S. says:

    These sound good, especially since I am hungry right now!!

  31. Janis S. says:

    I follow you by email.

  32. Janis S. says:

    I shared this on facebook.

  33. I subscribe with Google Reader

  34. Thanks for all the great info.

  35. I am itching to try these considering it has been sixteen years since I’ve had a bagel chip! They sound wonderful!

  36. I already subscribe to GFH via email.

  37. I liked El’s on FB.

  38. Shared on FB!

  39. Shannon J says:

    Some bagel crisps and hummus or goat cheese sound really good right now!

  40. Shannon J says:

    I subscribe via email

  41. Shannon J says:

    I liked El’s on Facebook

  42. Joan C says:

    Looks like a delicious,crunchy,flavorful snack !
    We Gluten Free people need a good tasting snack
    & look forward to trying your snacks…

  43. Barbara says:

    WoW! These sound delicious! I would love to try the Bagel Snaps and the Medley. I haven’t had a decent bagel since I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease 2 years ago.

  44. Bonnie says:

    Hubby and I just recently decided to try GF diet for health reasons. Mom and sister are both celiac. All though I tested negative, still have the symptoms. Surprised at the cost of GF food shopping and would love to try these.

  45. Jennifer Livingston says:

    I have missed eating the pretzel medley type wheat products. These sound like a great alternative. Where can we buy these if we don’t win?
    Thanks!

  46. Great giveaway!

  47. I like El’s Kitchen on facebook.

  48. I am already getting your e-mails.

  49. I posted the giveaway on facebook.

  50. I tweeted the giveaway! @becca_jean05

  51. Jennifer says:

    Sounds yummy!

  52. Kathleen says:

    Bagel crisps, yum!!!

  53. Michelle says:

    Sounds yummy! Thanks for the opportunity to try them!

  54. Michelle says:

    Subscribe via email

  55. These sound awesome. I do so miss bagel chips!

  56. I subscribe to your rss feed.

  57. Colleen M. says:

    I would love to try the Bagel Snaps! Thanks for the giveaway!

  58. Colleen M. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I am a subscriber via email.

  59. Those look delicious, and I would love to try them.

  60. I miss bagel chips! Would love to have some for making chex mix!

  61. I’d never heard of this brand before so I’m quite intrigued. It would be great to try some of their products.

  62. I subscribe to your blog via email as well.

  63. These sounds delicious!

  64. Catherine says:

    I miss bagel chips! Would love to try these.
    hugzeke@gmail.com

  65. Cara Goedecke says:

    I miss bagel chips!!! I forgot what they taste like it has been so long. Thanks for the giveaway!

  66. Cara Goedecke says:

    I subscribe to RSS. :)

  67. Oh the medley sounds yummy! Thanks for the review and giveaway.

    • Just checked the El’s Kitchen web site to see if they had a store locator…they do but no stores in my state carry El’s and they are not on amazon. :(

  68. Awesome Giveaway!

  69. I get your emails!

  70. I liked EL’S on FB!

  71. Missy Biller says:

    Liked El’s Kitchen on fb
    they looked so delicious!

  72. Hook a girl up with some freebies!

  73. You’re all up in my RSS now!

  74. Alicia says:

    Pick me, pick me…. I LOVE bagel chips and haven’t had them in years!!!

  75. Kathleen Benner says:

    I would love to try them!!!

  76. Kathleen Benner says:

    I “liked” El’s Kitchen on Facebook!!!

  77. Kathleen Benner says:

    I am already subscribed!!! :)

  78. Kathleen Benner says:

    I shared this giveaway on my Facebook Profile!!!

  79. Just diagnosed with Celiac 1 month ago. I’m a little bit of a newb when it comes to learning about all that is out there that is gluten free. I would LOVE to try these snacks! I just “liked” El’s kitchen on facebook. :) Definitely looking forward to finding out new things and ways to expand my knowledge about this new lifestyle.

  80. Subscribed via email!

  81. Just tweeted about it :)

  82. Just posted it on facebook :)

  83. I just “liked” El’s kitchen on facebook.

  84. Meghan says:

    Bagel chips sound SO good to me right now!

  85. Those sound great~ I really miss bagel chips. (Hope I win!)

  86. These sound really great. Would love to try them.

  87. I receive your emails.

  88. My family would love to try these!

  89. Stephanie says:

    I’m having such a hard time finding gluten free stuff that actually taste good. I would love to sample El’s gluten free snacks. I’m in desperate need of snacks!!

  90. Kaylee Francis says:

    Three out of Four family members have Celiac. Would love to sample these!

  91. Oooooh I want some!

  92. Liked on FB

  93. I have subscribed to your emails :)

  94. Posted giveaway on FB

  95. Kaylee Francis says:

    I liked El’s on my facebook page. :)

  96. Kaylee Francis says:

    Went on El’s website…oooh…now I’m getting excited. I subscribed to your blog!

  97. Kaylee Francis says:

    Just shared the giveaway on my fb wall.

  98. oh I would love to get these for my kiddos!

  99. WOULD LOVE TO TRY THESE!

  100. “liked” on fb

  101. Shared on FB

  102. tweeted it

  103. allready subscribe via email

  104. Yum! I have been craving bagel chips.

  105. Sherry Windham says:

    These sound great! Can’t wait to try them!

  106. Sherry Windham says:

    I shared this giveaway on my FB page!

  107. We would love to try these!

  108. These sound great I would love to try them!

  109. Joan C says:

    I would love to try EL’S Gluten free snacks ! The products sound like it would have a good flavor & be a crunchy snacks. :)

  110. TERESA says:

    My 7 year old daughter has Celiac, I am always looking for new and flavourful treats and eats for her. Thanks!!

  111. Stephanie Moore says:

    I would love to win one of these. Thank you!

  112. Laura Goodwin-Wright says:

    Here’s hoping I win the contest… it is challenging when mothering two GF kids on a fixed income… hate to buy without trying…

  113. Cool! I’ve never heard of these yet! They look tasty. :)

  114. Claire says:

    id love to wiN!!

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