December 26, 2010

Away with my winnings



We've been on a little vacation up in Birch Bay, Wash., near the Canadian border. Someone gave us a time-share condo for five days, and we headed North. I barely looked at the computer so I'm feeling very behind in my blog reading, and writing, but I wanted to post a quick THANK YOU to Ricki from Diet Dessert and Dogs for recently hosting a giveaway and randomly selecting me as the winner. The day before we left on our vacation, a box filled with cookies arrived at our house. I had no idea there would be so many cookies! There were boxes and packages of the most delicious cookies imaginable. I ate two from one of the small packs immediately, and they were perfectly crunchy and delicious.



I brought one of the larger boxes with us — the ginger snappers, and they are a ginger-lovers dream cookie. They are fragrant and spicy, with bits of ginger all through them. These cookies were made just for me — not too sweet, and gingerlicious.

The cookies are made in Toronto by New Moon Kitchen. I love them. Here's the ingredient list from the ginger snappers box: organic spelt flour, blackstrap molasses, pure sunflower oil, organic evaporated cane juice, ginger, unrefined cane sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, sea salt, spices. Two cookies contain 6 grams of fat, 70 mg of sodium, 2 grams of fiber, 6 grams of sugar, 3 grams of protein. (The ingredients and nutritional information vary according to the cookie flavor.)

Hope everyone celebrating Christmas had a wonderful, peaceful holiday. I'll be back soon with tales of our adventures in dark, rainy Birch Bay, and in Vancouver, where we found lovely things to eat at a Buddhist Chinese restaurant.

9 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your winnings! Those cookies sound sooo good! I love ginger snap cookies. :o)

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  2. Welcome back and have fun crunching cookies!

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  3. Yay--glad you received them! I had emailed their rep a couple of times and hadn't heard back, so glad the package made it to you safely. And glad you are enjoying them! :D

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  4. Michelle,
    Thanks! The cookies were really yummy, and I think they do mail order. :)

    Blessedmana,
    Thank you. My stomach is starting to rebel and say ouch.

    Ricki,
    Oh yes, we've been enjoying the cookies too much. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

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  5. Welcome back!
    I look forward to this upcoming year of posts!

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  6. Those Ginger Snappers sound delicious! I love ginger. I will need to try to de-gluten these bad boys :)

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  7. Welcome back! And congrats on the cookies; they sound yummy.

    What, Birch Bay...dark and rainy? I don't believe it...LOL.

    Vancouver is always fun though.

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  8. Lucky you! Those look like good cookies to have won.

    Excited to hear about Vancouver.

    Happy Holidays!

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  9. France,
    Thanks for your comment!

    Cami,
    I'm sure you'll be able to do it! It will be worth the effort to have a great gluten-free gingersnap.

    Rose,
    Are you saying you've been to Birch Bay? :D Vancouver was fun, but not as much fun as it would have been if it weren't pouring.

    Aimee,
    The cookies are a little too good, I'm afraid, and I've eaten way too many. Self control and vacations don't go well together.

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