12 Days of Celiac Christmas: #4 The Pure Pantry

Welcome to Day 4 of the 12 Days of Celiac Christmas. Today we have another day brought to us by The Pure Pantry. After burning everything yesterday, I had a much more successful day in the kitchen. I made dark chocolate chip and pecan scones from the OLD FASHIONED PANCAKE & BAKING MIX from The Pure Pantry. You can find more about this mix here.

While I wanted to make her Maple Pecan scones from the recipe on her website, I just bought amazing high-end chocolate chips from our upscale grocery store and wanted to use them in a recipe. I found a recipe online for the buckwheat scones I burned yesterday and switched it up using some chopped pecans and chocolate chips to taste (aka – a lot of chocolate). Keep in mind that I didn’t make them into scone shape, because I don’t really have time for perfection in the kitchen – I just did drop-biscuit-esque shaped scones. Guess what, they were awesome!

I brought these scones to a gluten-full party (who brings scones to a party, me!) and they were very well-received by the party. They wanted to save them and take them home to have the next morning with coffee. Were these scones a success? In my book, being favored by a gluten-full crowd means I did a great job!

Old Fashioned Baking Mix Ingredients:
Organic brown rice flour, organic white rice flour, organic potato starch flour, organic corn flour, organic tapioca flour, baking soda, aluminum free baking powder, xanthan gum, organic sea salt.

Keep in mind that this mix can do so much more – like pancakes. And who doesn’t love pancakes. Did you know that on top of being gluten-free, the mixes are also dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and free of GMO’s?!?!

Although I haven’t written the review yet, they also have a chocolate chip cookie baking mix that is my favorite cookie mix on the market. You can find it here, but here’s a sneak preview of me making my favorite coconut chocolate chip cookies! IF you win the contest, I suggest you ask for this as one of your three mixes! 🙂

Like I said before, Elizabeth from The Pure Pantry is awesome. But did you know that she also has a cookbook? It’s called “Fresh from Elizabeth’s Kitchen: Gluten-Free and Allergy-Free Recipes for Healthy, Delicious Meals.” It looks awesome – 175 pages of recipes, sign me up! There’s also a section on how to stock your gluten-free pantry – which is something we should all learn, even people that have been Celiac or gluten-sensitive for a while! You can read more about the book here.



#1: 1 3-Pack of ANY Pure Pantry mixes

#2: The Pure Pantry cookbook:  “Fresh from Elizabeth’s Kitchen: Gluten-free & Allergy-free Recipes for Healthy, Delicious Meals”


2 winners, each picked randomly (via Random.org) based on valid entries. YOU CAN ONLY WIN ONCE DURING THE 12 DAYS OF CELIAC GIVEAWAY. If your name comes up twice, I will re-draw to find another name. 


Each person can be entered into THIS PURE PANTRY DAY 4 contest only once!

  • YOUR ONE ENTRY: 1 entry (Limit 1 per person) on Celiacandthebeast.com. Comment on THIS post and tell us what mixes you’d like to try from The Pure Pantry. Make sure that you input your email address in the form so we can contact you if you’re the winner!
  • SECOND ENTRY: “Like” The Pure Pantry on Facebook here and write on their wall that Celiac and the Beast told you about Pure Pantry! Leave a comment on this post SEPARATE FROM THE ONE YOU WROTE EARLIER and tell me that you’re their Facebook fan. Already their fan? Just write me a comment telling me that you’re already their fan.


Friday December 21st at 5pm PST.

Comments: 25

  1. Debra J. Gowlland December 9, 2012 at 3:16 pm Reply

    I would love to try the sugar cookie mix!


  2. Debra J. Gowlland December 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm Reply

    I became a fan of Pure Pantry on FB!

  3. Amanda December 9, 2012 at 4:54 pm Reply

    Yum! This looks great!!!

  4. Eleanor B December 9, 2012 at 4:55 pm Reply

    The Buckwheat Flax mix sounds wonderful! Also, I couldn’t choose between the chocolate chip cookie mix and the oatmeal mix, they both sound sumptuous too. Thank goodness for companies like Pure Pantry near the holidays (and always!), we don’t have to feel left out. Happy eating!

  5. Nicole December 9, 2012 at 7:25 pm Reply

    Oatmeal spice!

  6. Lori Williams December 10, 2012 at 8:37 am Reply

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Baking Mix!! My sons favorite! Thanks!

  7. Lori Williams December 10, 2012 at 8:38 am Reply

    I liked Pure Pantry on Facebook and posted on their page! Thanks!

  8. Jeanne Reid December 10, 2012 at 8:58 am Reply

    Oh they all look so good! Would love to try those buckwheat/flax pancakes, but those chocolate chip cookies look amazing and would likely be a hit with the kids! So glad to now know about Pure Pantry!

  9. Lynn December 10, 2012 at 9:08 am Reply

    would love to try the oatmeal spice cookie mix.

  10. Heather December 10, 2012 at 9:11 am Reply

    I’d love to try the mixes! I haven’t been able to experiment too much with any gluten free ones.

  11. Jeanne Reid December 10, 2012 at 9:19 am Reply

    I became a Pure Pantry fan on fb!

  12. Courtney Merrin December 10, 2012 at 11:09 am Reply

    Chocolate chip- the one you used to make chocolate -coconut cookies!

  13. Maria December 10, 2012 at 3:41 pm Reply

    Baking mix & cookie mix. I have used the baking mix and think it’s great!

  14. Jocelyn December 10, 2012 at 6:25 pm Reply

    I would love to try the all purpose mix and the chocolate chip cookie mix!

  15. Jocelyn December 10, 2012 at 6:26 pm Reply

    I became a fan of The Pure Pantry on Facebook

  16. Kim K. December 11, 2012 at 1:45 pm Reply

    I’d like to try the Chocolate chip cookie mix, old fashioned pancake & baking mix, and organic sugar cookie mix!

  17. Nony December 11, 2012 at 6:27 pm Reply

    Mmmm! Oatmael spice!

  18. Nony December 11, 2012 at 6:28 pm Reply

    I am their facebook fan, too!

  19. Shauna December 12, 2012 at 9:21 pm Reply

    I’d like to try the old fashioned pancake and the all purpose mixes.

  20. Jenny December 16, 2012 at 12:18 pm Reply

    I would love to try any of their mixes, they all sound great!!

  21. Jenny December 16, 2012 at 12:19 pm Reply

    I already like them on FB

  22. Meghan O December 18, 2012 at 3:02 pm Reply

    Chocolate Chip Cookie mix!

  23. Meghan O December 18, 2012 at 3:03 pm Reply

    I liked them on fb :]

  24. Jenn Smith December 20, 2012 at 12:41 pm Reply

    I would love to try the oatmeal spice and the coconut chocolate chip – yum!!!!

  25. Sarah Casebolt December 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm Reply

    Makes me hungry!

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