Friday, January 9, 2015

Pereg Gourmet Review and Giveaway [Ends 1/25]

I am always on the hunt for healthy food items - particularly healthy food items that are gluten free, taste good, and aren't strange. A very difficult task I have to say!

I had the chance to try out some of their gluten-free noodles and their dried beans and I was pleasantly surprised! First of all they truly have a wide variety of options for both gluten-free and non gluten-free people, which I really appreciated. Pereg Gourmet was established in 1906 and is a family business passed down from generation to generation. You know how I love businesses that stay close like that, so I loved reading this!

For their gluten free noodles, I tried their quinoa spaghetti and curvo rigate. I also had the chance to try their black beans and chili beans.

I definitely enjoyed myself when I had the gluten free noodles. I would really suggest something creamy when you make it, because I had mine as Alfredo pasta dish and it was really good. I would say the taste of the quinoa noodles was hearty, a little nutty tasting and thick texture. I don't think I would have liked the curvo rigate with regular pasta sauce. With the quinoa spaghetti noodles I DID try them with pasta sauce but I added a lot of spices and included some ground meat so the flavor was really packed in there. I did enjoy them, too. I thought the texture was different than what I am used to but I really loved the flavor.

For the black beans and chili beans, I did enjoy those and I made them in the best time of year (when it's REALLY COLD there is nothing like chili or black beans and rice). I did their recipe for the black beans and it's more involved than what I would usually do for black beans. I'm thinking though you can modify the recipe any which way you want to. What I loved about the beans that I received they were quality. I especially enjoyed the chili beans, mostly because I had gotten the hang of how to make them!

Overall I highly HIGHLY recommend checking out Pereg Gourmet and purchasing their food. They have such great selections - you won't be disappointed! Plus their prices are really good and you can get amazing deals on spices (which can be EXTREMELY expensive in grocery stores). Make sure you visit their website and see what you can find to try!

You can visit Pereg Gourmet's website,  follow them on Facebook, and follow them on Pinterest. Also be sure to check out their recipes to get some tasty ideas!

I am also so excited to announce that I am giving away the curvo rigate quinoa noodles and chili beans! Giveaway ends on 1/25. Enter via Rafflecopter below.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

I received complimentary items in exchange for my honest review.

45 comments :

  1. I would love to try the French lentil salad with feta. Looks yummy!

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  2. I would like to try the Creamy White Bean Chili. Looks delicious!

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  3. Black bean, corn and avocado salad

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  4. I like their recipe for Creamy White Bean Chili.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  5. I'd like to try out the Spicy Vegetarian Chili. Perfect for winter.

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  6. I want to try the creamy white bean chili!

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  7. I would love to try the Lemon Herb Chickpea Bruschetta

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  8. Creamy White Bean Chili sounds amazing! Perfect comfort food!

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  9. I would like to try the Green Split Pea Dal.

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  10. I'd like to try the creamy white bean chili.

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  11. Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad looks good thanks

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  12. Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad

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  13. I'd like to try the Creamy White Bean Chili !

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  14. The Wheat Berries & Cherry Stuffed Zucchini sounds so interesting!
    Mary Beth Elderton

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  15. i would like to try the Greek Couscous Salad

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  16. I want to try the creamy white bean chili!.

    agnesye@hotmail.com

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  17. Creamy white bean chili. Thanks!

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  18. The Recipe I would like to try is Green Lentil & Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

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  19. the Creamy White Bean Chili sounds great

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  20. Green Lentil And Sweet Potato Coconut Curry sounds good!

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  21. I'd like to try the Spicy Vegetarian Chili.

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  22. I definitely need to try the creamy white bean chili. It sounds so good.

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  23. /Black-Bean-Corn-and-Avocado-Salad/14/ looks so good love to make it for my family

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  24. I'd like to try the Greek Couscous Salad.

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  25. I'd like to make the Southern Red Beans and Rice!
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  26. I messed up on the Pinterest entry -- I typed in the wrong thing
    My Pinterest name should be cezovski9
    Man, I hate not being able to edit on Rafflecopter anymore! I probably DQ'd myself.
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  27. I want to try the Greek Couscous Salad.

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  28. I would love to try the French Lentil Salad with Feta recipe.

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  29. I liked the black bean, corn and avocado salad. Sounds like an interesting mix.

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  30. Wheat Berries & Cherry Stuffed Zucchini

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  31. Black bean, corn, and avocado salad looks tasty

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  32. The Creamy White Bean Chili looks amazing!

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  33. I would want to try the green split pea dal

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  34. I want to try the Green Lentil & Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

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  35. I would love to try the creamy white chili

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  36. I like the Lemon Herb Chickpea Bruschetta. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  37. I would love to try the Mixed Bean Tomato Soup recipe.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  38. The green split pea dal looks interesting! =)

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  39. I would love the Green Lentil & Sweet Potato Coconut Curry. I really love a great potato (aloo) curry!

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  40. I'd like to try the Greek Couscous Salad. I'm a huge couscous fan. :)

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  41. The creamy white bean chili sounds delicious!

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  42. I would like to try, Israeli Couscous Salad with Beets.

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  43. Ooooooh, I love Indian food! I'd love to try the Green Split Pea Dal.

    Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  44. I would like to try the Mixed Bean Tomato Soup recipe

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