Eat Freely with Enjoy Life Foods!

In this Featured Brand article we sit down with our pals at Enjoy Life, to find out what makes their products so great for our healthy kids.

Tell us the story of Enjoy Life Foods.

Enjoy Life Foods was created 2001 with the mission to help people with food allergies and dietary restrictions eat freely and with confidence.

All of our products are specially made to be gluten free and free from 14 common allergens: wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, casein, soy, egg, sesame, sulfites, lupin, mustard, fish, shellfish and crustaceans.

For 17 years, we have been paving the way for food freedom and the free from industry.

What are your most popular school products?

So many of our products are perfect for taking to school!

We offer a variety of different snacks, and our single-serve items – such as our Mini Cookies, Chewy Bars, Grain & Seed Bars, Seed & Fruit Mix and Snack Packs – make great lunchbox inclusions and field trip snacks.

What are your most popular “Sneak Them In” recipes for some of our picky eaters?

You’d never know that our recipe for Zucchini Squares have a hidden veggie unless we told you! Our baking chocolate does a great job of making a vegetable a little yummier!

Zucchini Squares

You’d never know that Enjoy Life's recipe for Zucchini Squares have a hidden veggie unless someone told you! Their baking chocolate does a great job of making a vegetable a little yummier!

Keyword Zucchini Squares
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 9x9 pan

Ingredients

  • ¼ C. melted allergy-friendly shortening
  • 1 C. shredded zucchini measured with the liquid already pressed out
  • 1 flax egg 1 T. flaxmeal + 3 T. warm water
  • 2 T. water or favorite dairy-free milk substitute
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ C. gluten free all-purpose flour
  • ½ C. quinoa flakes
  • ½ C. cooked white quinoa
  • 1 t. guar gum or ½ t. xanthan gum
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • ½ t. salt
  • ¼ t. ground cinnamon
  • ½ C. Enjoy Life Foods Mini Chips
  • Optional toppings: ¼ C. toasted pumpkin seeds ¼ C. raw amaranth, ¼ C. Enjoy Life Foods Mini Chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl mix together the shortening, zucchini, flax egg, water and vanilla. Mix until blended.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients, except for the optional toppings, from the All-Purpose Flour through the Mini Chips.

  4. Pour flour mixture into the shortening mixture and stir until well combined, 1-2 minutes.

  5. Pour into the prepared baking pan and sprinkle with optional toppings.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes, rotate dish and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

  7. Cool in pan, cut into squares and enjoy!

What are some tips on keeping a healthy lunchbox?

It’s important to keep things interesting!

Instead of packing the same thing every day, try switching it up.

Make it colorful. Play with the presentation.

Pinterest has a lot of great lunchbox ideas.

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Featured Brand

All of Enjoy Life products are specially made to be gluten free and free from 14 common allergens: wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, casein, soy, egg, sesame, sulfites, lupin, mustard, fish, shellfish and crustaceans.

Learn more about Enjoy Life by visiting: www.EnjoyLifeFoods.com 

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