Product Review + Giveaway: Wholesome Chow Baking Mix

Product: Wholesome Chow

Flavors Reviewed: Vanilla, Chocolate, Chocolate Lavender, Lavender, Chai Spice and the All-Purpose Baking Mix. We also reviewed the Vanilla Frosting.

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About Wholesome Chow: Wholesome Chow offers the world’s only Certified Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten Free and Vegan Baking Mixes in decadent and exotic flavors such as Lavender Cake Mix, Chai Spice Cake Mix, and the always-popular All-Purpose Flour Baking Mix. Easy to prepare, just add Non-Dairy Milk and Oil. Mix, Bake and Serve! Absolutely no eggs or dairy required.

Wholesome Chow is a family owned business based on the belief that all beings should be well fed. Co-Founders Veronica Rains and Jeffrey Bailey created Wholesome Chow in 2010. Find their products in over 500 retail locations in the US (including Whole Foods Market!) and online at www.WholesomeChow.com.

The One Green Planet Verdict: It’s hard to believe these mixes are gluten-free and vegan! When we first pulled our baked goods out of the oven and bit into them, our mouths were greeted with a moist, fluffy cake that stands up next to some great traditional cake mixes out there! Here’s the skinny on all seven mixes:

With an excellent texture and traditional flavor, the vanilla and chocolate mixes are sure to be crowd favorites. The chai spice mix is slightly more exotic, with an awesome, sweet and spicy flavor. We loved it!

The lavender mix has a strong but refreshing lavender flavor, while the chocolate lavender mix has equal notes of both flavors. If you like a sweet pairing, the vanilla frosting works well on any of the cake mixes. Sliced fruit also makes a delicious topping.

We tried the all-purpose baking mix in a banana chocolate chip muffin recipe with excellent results! The end result was soft, fluffy, and delicious, and unlike many other gluten-free mixes, it rose perfectly! This mix would also be great for pancakes, waffles, and other baking needs.

Visit Wholesome Chow’s recipe page for more great ideas and baking inspiration, and CLICK HERE to buy some!

CONTEST DETAILS: (Closed on July 30, 2012)

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You know our verdict, now you decide! Wholesome Chow has generously offered to send a few lucky One Green Planet readers one package of cake or baking mix to try!** All you need to do is:

1. Complete this sentence in the comments section below, “Winning Wholesome Chow in —— flavor is the baking product my kitchen needs because…” (Pick one flavor from: Vanilla, Chocolate, Chocolate Lavender, Lavender, Chai Spice and the All-Purpose Baking Mix)

2. SHARE (Facebook/Google Plus), TWEET (Twitter), LIKE (Facebook) or PIN this review by clicking on the social media buttons right below the title above. Include a link of your tweet/share/pin in the comments section below.

To qualify both #1 and #2 MUST be done.

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**Contest open to U.S. residents only