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BONUS (2 week only) 25 Days of Gluten-Free Giveaways™: Whole Foods Gift Card!!

IMG_9939There is nothing quite like being able to grocery shop all in one place. For those of us with celiac disease, food allergies and intolerances and special dietary needs grocery shopping can be a very daunting task. Whole Foods has always been one of my favorite places to shop. In fact, I’ve joked with my husband that while most girls would want an unlimited gift card to a clothing or shoe store, I’d want mine to Whole Foods. 😉 Funny I know but it’s true. Ever since I was a little girl, I LOVED grocery shopping. As I got older, my mom would “let” (as now I understand to her it was awesome that I wanted to AND thought she was being nice by letting me 😉 ) go grocery shopping for her. Seriously, if you don’t know by now then you will by the end of this post know that I LOVE food!!

Last week I went to my local Whole Foods to get some things for the upcoming holiday season including our Thanksgiving dinner and stocking stuffers. I even surprised myself by looking down at my phone clock to see that nearly two hours had passed in what seemed like a matter of minutes. It’s a good thing my boys love the grocery store as much as their mama or else it would have made for a long two hours. It is just such a fun store to browse and get creative cooking ideas in. I remember in her first book, Shauna James Ahern said she would choose one or two new and unusual things to purchase per paycheck that weren’t typically on her grocery list. This fed her inner foodie without breaking the bank. It also got her to try many new things. I have since tried to adopt this philosophy and have enjoyed doing so. Here are some of the things we purchased this shopping trip.

Stocking Stuffers: Justins NEW White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Popcorn, Indiana’s Hot Cinnamon Popcorn and Kettle Brand Chips in two great flavors

Thanksgiving Day Needed Items: Sweet Potatoes, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Vegenaise, Tamari Crackers, Garlic Stuffed Olives, Strauss Cream (the best!), Pacific Foods Chicken Broth & Cream of Chicken Soup and Sweetened Condensed Milk

After Thanksgiving Easy Dinner Items: Udi’s Rolls and Pizza

December Items: So Delicious Coconut Eggnog and Arrowhead Mills Quinoa and Rice Shine Cereal

After all that shopping I was getting a little hangry (hungry-angry ;)) and so were the boys so I picked them up some fruit leathers, popcorn and water bottles (which they ate entirely including the big bag of popcorn in the cart while riding around) and went over to the sushi counter to check and see if there were options for me. I was so grateful when the main sushi counter man talked to me about how they could safely prepare me a gluten-free roll. They use real crab which is rare and AWESOME for us. They also have tamari gluten-free soy sauce on hand to provide gluten-free guests with. I told him I had celiac disease so he said he would use clean tools to prepare. It turned out to be one awesome roll!! Please keep in mind, that all locations may not be able to do this. Always check thoroughly with yours before ordering.

I am lucky to have a Whole Foods not too far from my house. This is a store I will always shop at especially for those hard to find items like the NEW peppermint yogurt covered Glutino pretzels which they had! So are you ready to win a $50 Whole Foods gift card all for yourself?! Enter below…

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*These are my opinions and my opinions alone. I was provided with a gift card to purchase product but was not required to write a positive feature.


  1. Carol F. Carol F.

    I would like to try Udi’s Pizza…I’ve been reluctant to try GF Pizza and I do so miss Friday night pizza with the family.

    • Debbie Debbie

      “Against the Grain” – Frozen Pizza – THE BEST!!!! Your entire family will LOVE IT!!!!

      • Beau Beau

        Against the grain is definitely the best frozen pizzaI’ve tried and I’ve tried a lot. I second this!

    • Deborah M. Deborah M.

      Carol, I just tried their pizza a few weeks ago. You will not be disappointed, it was really good

  2. Cindy W. Cindy W.

    I would like to try the Justin’s brand peanut butter cups. Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. cassie cassie

    the garlic stuffed olives.. mmmm!

  4. Danielle Fournier Danielle Fournier

    So Delicious Coconut Eggnog :) I also want to try Glutiono’s peppermint yogurt pretzels…yummy :)

  5. shauna price shauna price

    Coconut Eggnog sounds pretty good to try.

  6. Renata Renata

    I would most like to have Udi’s Pizza!

  7. Michelle Michelle

    I have never had Udi’s Pizza, I am sure that is pretty tasty!

  8. Diana R Diana R

    I love shopping at grocery stores I always take hours just looking and reading labels. I would love to buy Gluten free sushi if it’s available in my local WF and stock up on gluten free pasta, breads and snacks.

  9. Elizabeth McCarty Elizabeth McCarty

    The Eggnog sounds great!

  10. Denise Fedor Denise Fedor

    udi’s pizza

  11. Lacey Lacey

    Would love to try out Udi’s rolls. Can’t seem to find a good one I like enough to buy again and again. Thanks!

  12. Dede Dede

    Would love to try Udi’s Rolls!

  13. Cinde Cinde

    I would like to try So Delicious Coconut Eggnog

  14. lorraine r. lorraine r.

    My daugher just recently is gf, so we have alot of testing of foods to find what she likes, this would be an excellent help for us.

    • Chandice Chandice


      Please let me know if you have any specific questions. It can all be a lot especially at first. Hugs, Chandice

  15. Sharalyn Anderson Sharalyn Anderson

    I would love to try the Kettle Honey Dijon Chips.. They sound GOOD!!! :)

  16. Jade Jade

    Justin’s white chocolate peanut butter cups!! yummy

  17. Raquel Raquel

    I love whole foods. So much specialty items hard to find in local stores when you trying to eat gf and healthy

  18. Dana Coughlin Dana Coughlin

    I’ve only been to Whole Foods a couple of times; I would get gluten free snacks for lunches.

  19. shauna shauna

    coconut eggnog

  20. Rosie Rosie

    I’d luv to try So Delicious Coconut Eggnog!!!

  21. april april

    I would love to try the So Delicious Coconut Eggnog!

  22. Merissa Merissa

    The So Delicious Coconut Eggnog sounds awesome – I’d love to try it!

  23. julie julie

    i havent tried the hot cinnamon indiana popcorn, but I love their choc drizzle one

  24. I would love to win the Whole Foods Market giftcard from Gluten Free Frenzy. With it, I would be lots of yummy gluten-free things for the holidays including GF beer, goat cheese, and prosciutto to wrap some dates in!

  25. Amy Lynn Amy Lynn

    The hot cinnamon popcorn and egg nog sounds awesome! Very festive! Whole foods has such a great selection of GF products. Thanks for the giveaway :)

  26. Jessica Jessica

    So Delicious Coconut Eggnog!

  27. Maria H. Maria H.

    I would love to try Justins NEW White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups! Those sound absolutely amazing :)

  28. Jessica S Jessica S

    Udis’ Pizza!

  29. Vik Vik

    The new Justin’s PB cups! Thanks!

  30. Emily Emily

    Coconut Eggnog sounds delicious!!

  31. Georgiana Georgiana

    Udi’s Rolls for dinner would be lovely!

  32. Ray S Ray S

    Garlic Stuffed Olives get my pick!

  33. meredith meredith

    the udis pepperoni pizza sounds yum

  34. Jessie C. Jessie C.

    I would like to try their deli sushi

  35. Amanda T. Amanda T.

    So Delicious Coconut Eggnog

  36. Stefanie Stefanie

    I would love the Udi’s Pizza, sounds so good!

  37. Karol Karol

    I would like to try the Udi’s rolls.

  38. Susan Martin Susan Martin

    White Chocolate peanut butter……..OMG!

  39. The Justins NEW White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups sound interesting so maybe would try them

  40. Christopher Sorel Christopher Sorel

    Strauss Cream

  41. lisa f lisa f

    Oh my gosh! White chocolate peanut butter cups!

  42. Katie Schrimsher Katie Schrimsher

    I would like the Udis Pizza crust!

  43. Cindy F Cindy F


  44. Erica P. Erica P.

    Love Udi’s, especially their rolls, whole grain bread, and bagels!

  45. Sheila K. Sheila K.

    I would buy nuts & seeds!

  46. Sheila K. Sheila K.

    The Garlic Stuffed Olives sound great to me!

  47. Zoe Vaden Zoe Vaden

    I would love to try garlic stuffed olives!

  48. melissa melissa

    i think the hot cinnamon popcorn!

  49. Kat D. Kat D.

    Indiana’s hot cinnamon popcorn!

  50. lee lee

    loved the coconut pumpkin eggnog. great flavor. what a treat

  51. Beth Beth

    Udi’s pizza!

  52. Deborah M. Deborah M.

    So delicious coconut egg nog

  53. Karley Karley

    Everything on this page looks delicious :)

  54. Michele Michele

    Coconut milk eggnog would make my coconut milk yogurt smoothies extra special!

  55. sharon sharon

    would love to try any and everyone of those products, sick of the same ol same ol

  56. I would love to try Justins new white peanute butter cups!

  57. jharp72 jharp72

    Love the selection of GF products and the quality of produce and cheese!!

  58. Kim L Kim L

    th coconut eggnog…..sounds interesting

  59. melody melody

    New to Gluten Free so I would love to try Udi’s rolls and pizzas. Since going GF, we have only had 1 loaf of bread (gf) that I made from a mix. I would love to find a gf roll for Christmas so my non-gf family members can enjoy “normal” Christmas dinner.

  60. Stephanie Stephanie

    I haven’t found the Udi’s Pizzas yet and I really would like to try those!

  61. Sarah Sarah

    I have been interested trying the vegenaise

  62. Laura Spoerl Laura Spoerl

    I would love to try the peppermint yogurt covered Glutino pretzels!! Those sound divine & to die for!

  63. Lentil Lentil

    I’d like to try Justins NEW White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups,

  64. Missy M. Missy M.

    White chocolate peanut butter cups sound amazing!

  65. Katie Katie

    EVERYTHInG! We love the udi’s pizza and eggnog…. The list could go on and on!

  66. Trina Trina

    I’d love to try Udi’s pizza.

  67. Bethany M. Bethany M.

    I would love to try the Udi’s pizza dough~

  68. Linda S Linda S

    Yum, that sushi is making me hungry! :) I love Whole Foods.

  69. Danielle Danielle

    Popcorn Indians Hot Cinnamon popcorn looks yummuy.

  70. Mahdi Martin Mahdi Martin

    I would love to go to my nearest Whole foods and stock up on yummy frozen foods.

  71. Sara Anders Sara Anders

    Probably a GF Frozen Pizza. We miss just being able to throw a pizza in the oven and dinner is served!

  72. Erin Lane Erin Lane

    Such far fun place to shop!

  73. love following then on twitter as the have great recipe ideas.

  74. Sarah H Sarah H

    coconut eggnog!

  75. Tracy Huebner Tracy Huebner

    I have never been to Whole Foods but have heard wonderful things and hope to get there in the next couple of weeks. Gluten-free is still new to us since 6-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Celiac last month. This gift card would definitely come in handy for buying some basics for our kitchen – like broths and soups.

  76. tj tj


    • tj tj

      Oh yea………….. with the whipped cream on the side

    • Chandice Chandice

      I love the persian lime!

  77. Belinda Belinda

    The famous red velvet cake! I had it at a friend’s gathering one day and it has been a goal and dream to purchase one!

  78. Rebecca Trotta Rebecca Trotta

    So many organic products I always want but can’t afford! This would be amazing!

  79. Sheri K Sheri K

    I’d love to try the coconut milk eggnog

  80. Dre Acosta Dre Acosta

    I love Whole Foods!!!

  81. Amanda Sakovitz Amanda Sakovitz

    i would buy salmon!

  82. Debra Lee Debra Lee

    Udi’s Pizza would be my choice!

  83. Lisa Brown Lisa Brown

    the Udi’s Rolls, i would like t try

  84. Erin Erin

    Whole Foods caters to us GF eaters so much. I call it Whole Paycheck but it’s worth it for being celiac and needing to find quality products!!

  85. Janelle Janelle

    The white chocolate peanut butter cups from Justin’s! sounds so yummy@

  86. Erin from Long Island Erin from Long Island

    always wanted to try their Frozen Pizza especially Against the Grain or Udi’s

  87. Amanda Sakovitz Amanda Sakovitz

    Id love to try Udi’s rolls!

  88. Thomas Murphy Thomas Murphy

    I want to try the Indiana’s Hot Cinnamon Popcorn

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