Enjoy Life Launches ‘Sweet’ New Cookbook Loaded with Yummy Gluten-Free, Allergy-Friendly Recipes


SCHILLER PARK, IL, – There's no question that Enjoy Life Foods has made it easier than ever for people with food allergies and gluten intolerances to enjoy the sweet side of life with its delicious cookies, snack bars, granolas, trail mixes and chocolate bars. Now, for those who'd like to bake up their own sweet treats right at home, the company has tapped into its allergy-friendly and gluten-free baking expertise to provide a cookbook full of mouth-watering sweet treats. And each is as delicious and safe as the Enjoy Life products you'll find on your grocer's shelves. Enjoy Life Foods' new Cookies for Everyone! cookbook offers more than 150 delightful gluten-free and allergy-friendly recipes that are safe for most everyone with food allergies, intolerances or sensitivities.


More than 12 millions Americans suffer from food allergies and one in 100 (3 million) have Celiac Disease . For these millions of Americans, finding gluten-free and allergy-friendly recipes that taste great is no easy task.

Cookies for Everyone! offers an entire collection of gluten-free and allergy-friendly recipes to turn to for sweet treats ranging from cookies and brownies to pancakes and tartlets. In addition to being gluten-free, each recipe in the collection is free of wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs and soy, making them safe and delicious options for everyone.

Leslie Hammond, a culinary expert who focuses on allergy-friendly goods, teamed up with Betsy Laakso, Enjoy Life's Director of Research and Development, to create the recipes included in Cookies for Everyone! Together, they created a wonderful baking resource full of delicious recipes that are precise and easy to follow. Not only do they offer allergy-friendly versions of family favorites, but they introduce new treats that will quickly earn top-of-the-cookie-jar status, including Especially Expresso Brownies, Bananas & Cream Tartlets, Lemon-licious Shortbread and People's Choice Chocolate Chip Cookies. Also included are valuable tips and hints on how to choose allergy-friendly ingredients, how to make your own, and how to stock a healthy and safe kitchen.

"We're thrilled to be launching this new cookbook for our gluten-free and allergy-friendly customers," says Scott Mandell, CEO, President and Co-Founder of Enjoy Life Foods. "Now they can bake themselves with no worries. Leslie and Betsy have done the work for them, creating recipes that make at-home baking stress-free, enjoyable, and most importantly, delicious."

Enjoy Life's Cookies for Everyone! is published by Fair Winds Press, a member of Quayside Publishing Group, and available at book stores nationwide or online.

About Enjoy Life Foods
Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC (d/b/a Enjoy Life Foods, LLC (ELF)) was founded in 2001 with the mission of making great-tasting allergy-friendly foods that most everyone can eat freely. The company launched the Enjoy Life brand in 2002 with a broad product line that is free of the eight most common allergens and gluten-free. To meet the needs of a rapidly growing consumer base, in 2004 the company acquired Perky's(TM), a line of gluten- and nut-free cereals. Today, ELF offers 28 different Enjoy Life and Perky's products that are sold in natural food and select grocery stores throughout the United States and Canada. Enjoy Life Foods was named to Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the U.S. in 2007 and 2008. Visit www.enjoylifefoods.com and www.perkysnaturalfoods.com for store locations and more information.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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