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Just Cookie Dough

Just Cookie Dough

Just Cookie Dough

Recently I was contacted by Hampton Creek about possibly willing to try one of their  products—Just Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. I agreed as I am always curious about all-natural products. Plus, I knew the kids would be happy about their favorite thing on Earth—chocolate chip cookies. I received the cookie dough nicely, professionally packaged in a big ice box. The kids were beyond happy. And so was I.

Note that this is a volunteer review. I am not affiliated with the brand and neither I am paid to write about it. I just wanted to share my personal experience with you because I know some people are looking for ways to eat better and healthier, or are on special, restricted diets, or they don’t always find the time to bake from scratch. In such cases, all-natural products such as this, can help you.

Just Cookie Dough is better for you and better for the planet. In a snapshot, here are the benefits and specs of the product:

1. All natural. No artificial colors or flavors.
2. Sustainable
3. Cholesterol-free
4. Dairy-free
5. Egg-free
6. Non-GMO (this is so important!)
7. Kosher-certified
8. Affordable

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  • My Cookbook Won!
    January 25, 2015
    My Cookbook Won!
    Dear readers. What you’ve just read in that picture is what I’ve been trying to wrap my head around ever since I received the notification email a few days ago.  My cookbook, “Pomegranates & Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan,” has been named the W-I-N-N-E-R in the Eastern European cuisine category among the books published in the U.S. I read...
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  • Pumpkin-Pecan Rolls with Maple Glaze
    January 16, 2015
    Pumpkin-Pecan Rolls with Maple Glaze
    The other day I walked into our local TJMaxx store to buy a gift for a friend, and walked out with a gift for that friend and one for myself. Guess what I bought for myself. Not difficult. Yes, a cookbook. I always rush to those small nooks in clothing and home goods stores to see if there are any...
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  • Herbed Potato and Pomegranate Salad
    January 6, 2015
    Herbed Potato and Pomegranate Salad
    My first blog post of the year. Can’t believe it’s 2015! Hope it started well for all of you, guys. We celebrated the arrival of the New Year with lots of delicious food, drinks, karaoke songs, laughter—with our family friends. A total of 14 families gathered at a friend’s house and every single family brought at least two kinds of...
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  • Links to Reads: December 2014
    December 28, 2014
    Links to Reads: December 2014
    Goodbye (almost!), December! We are leaving another year behind. I look forward to a new year of happiness, health, and peace for everybody. Happy New Year, guys! Meanwhile, the December Links to Reads is ready! Enjoy! * World’s best sushi chef, Jiro Ono, contemplates the end of sushi. Tuna may be gone. Sad, sad. (On another note: I just watched...
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  • Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
    December 24, 2014
    Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
    My last-minute holiday baking (cookies to share with neighbors and whoever walks in our door) yielded the ultimate chocolate crinkle cookies. Crisply and crinkled on the outside and chewy and somewhat fudgy on the inside. Kids raved. The texture was just perfect. I hope you try baking them soon, too. If you prefer flatter crinkle cookies, I have a recipe...
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  • Cookbook Signing Event in Photos
    December 17, 2014
    Cookbook Signing Event in Photos
    Friends, I am so happy to report that my very first cookbook signing event was a success. Thanks to so many amazing people—friends, neighbors, perfect strangers—who made it possible. The signing took place on December 13 in Gatsby Books, a local independent bookstore in Long Beach. Sean, the owner, was very kind to accommodate the event on a very short...
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  • My First Cookbook Signing Event
    December 8, 2014
    My First Cookbook Signing Event
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  • Cranberry-Chocolate Sweet Buns
    December 3, 2014
    Cranberry-Chocolate Sweet Buns
    I am one of those people who go grocery shopping with two separate lists: a physical list of things to buy and  a mental list that forms up in your head spontaneously—when you see something you don’t need but cannot keep yourself from buying it, thinking you may need it soon. For me, most of the time that “soon” comes...
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