Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cybele's - Chocolate Brownie Cookies - Oct. 13, 2014

Chocolate of the Day: 

Cybele's (distributed by Free-to-Eat, Inc.)
Chocolate Chunk Brownie Cookies
Weight: .88 oz. (25 g.) / 5.4 oz. (153 g.) in total box
Calories: 110 calories in 2 cookies
Cost: $5.99 for 1 box
Purchased from: Piazza's Fine Foods, Palo Alto, CA

Today was Day #13 of Chocolate and Gluten Free Cookie Theme Week.

These vegan and gluten-free Chocolate Chunk Brownie cookies were from Cybele's/Free-to-Eat, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA).

The cookies were notable for their soft, chewy brownie texture, but also for what they lacked. Notably absent were the top 8 allergens: dairy, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish. These cookies were made in a "dedicated gluten-free, allergy-friendly" facility.

Cybele Pascal (the force behind the Cybele's brand) became an allergy-friendly cook when her son was diagnosed with severe food allergies. She started baking from scratch and developed recipes that would help others enjoy allergy-safe versions of favorite foods.
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