Review: Franz Bakery Gluten-Free Bread
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Nov 21 2012

Review: Franz Bakery Gluten-Free Bread

A little over a month ago I shared the news about a new gluten-free bread on the market from Franz Bakery.  I recently had the opportunity to sample the new gluten-free bread and was very impressed!

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Franz Gluten Free offers two different varieties:

Franz Gluten Free Mountain White – Each 90 calorie slice is natural and made with whole grains, with no High Fructose Corn Syrup, and 2g of fiber, 110mg of sodium and 2g of protein. INGREDIENTS: BROWN RICE FLOUR, WATER, TAPIOCA FLOUR, WHOLE GRAIN SORGHUM FLOUR, AGAVE SYRUP, EGGS, XANTHAN GUM, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, YEAST, CULTURED BROWN RICE FLOUR, SEA SALT, WHOLE GRAIN AMARANTH, ENZYMES.
CONTAINS: EGGS

Franz Gluten Free 7 Grain – Each 90 calorie slice is natural, made with 100 percent whole grains, including teff, quinoa, millet and amaranth. Made with no High Fructose Corn Syrup, the Gluten Free 7 Grain contains 2g of fiber, 100mg of sodium and 2g of protein.  INGREDIENTS: WATER, BROWN RICE FLOUR, TAPIOCA FLOUR, WHOLE GRAIN SORGHUM FOUR, EGGS, AGAVE SYRUP, WHOLE GRAIN TEFF, WHOLE GRAIN MILLET, XANTHAN GUM, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, MOLASSES, WHOLE GRAIN QUINOA, WHOLE GRAIN AMARANTH, CORN MEAL, YEAST, CULTURED BROWN RICE FLOUR, SEA SALT, ENZYMES.
CONTAINS: EGGS

What I liked best about this bread is that ability to eat it straight from the bag- toasting is optional!  Some days I prefer to toast my bread for my sandwich, other days I like to spread peanut butter and jelly on the bread and eat on the run.  Both varieties of this bread held up to toasting and spreading peanut butter on untoasted bread.  The bread is a little more crumbly when untoasted, but it has a great flavor and texture.  The bread is made from wholesome ingredients and that really shines through in the taste.  I even fed this bread to Hannah (not gluten-free) and she really enjoyed it. 

Franz Bakery gluten-free bread is certified gluten-free by the GFCO (gluten-free certification organization) and can be found in participating stores and Franz Bakery Outlets.  I am thrilled to see another great gluten-free bread on the market.  More options means competitive prices and something to meet the needs of everyone.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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