The below is taken directly from the blog Queen of Quinoa:
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Sensational gluten-free granola!

“Granola is kind of my thing. It’s always been something that I can’t seem to get enough of. I remember being a little girl, walking through the bulk isle of our grocery store, admiring all the different kinds of granola. I would ask my parents to let me taste a few and then I would get to pick my favorite one. Usually Strawberries & Cream.

When I took gluten out of my diet breakfast cereal, mainly granola, was the thing I missed most. Of course, there were packaged gluten-free granolas out there, but it was difficult for me to justify the spending $6 – $8 a bag. I tried a bunch of different kinds and never found what I was looking for. But then I found Love Grown Foods.

Yes, those are chocolate chips you see in there.

In a word? Amazing.

This Denver based company, is “on a mission to SPREAD THE LOVE and bring healthier foods to more people”. I can’t think of a more straightforward, honest and holistic way to share gluten-free goodies with the world. Oh and not to mention that their granola totally rocks.

They have five delicious flavors, all super healthy, made with wholesome ingredients and certified gluten-free. Plus, they not only sell larger bags of this fabulous stuff, but it also comes in little snack packs, which are the perfect portion and keep you from eating the entire bag in one sitting (which trust me, is entirely possible).

Today’s giveaway (and my very first on the Queen of Quinoa!) is brought to you by the wonderful folks at Love Grown Foods. The giveaway includes:

Three 12oz bags of Love Grown Granola
Mini bags in all 5 flavors
Additional fun goodies

Here’s how to enter:

Leave a comment on this post, whatever you would like. For example, you could share how much you LOVE gluten-free granola.
Follow the Queen of Quinoa on Facebook and Twitter, leaving a comment saying you did*
Follow Love Grown Foods on Facebook and Twitter, leaving a comment saying you did

Additional entries:

Follow the Queen of Quinoa on Pinterest*
Follow Love Grown Foods on Pinterest
Subscribe to the Queen of Quinoa via email or RSS Feed*

This giveaway is open to US residents. The giveaway is open until 9:00am EST on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012. One winner with valid entries will be randomly selected and notified by email that they have won.

* If you already follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and/or already subscribe to the Queen of Quinoa, let me know in your comment below.

Good luck to everyone and spread the LOVE!”

Below is taken directly from Simply Life blog:
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“You know when there’s a food you just can’t get enough of? That’s fun (and delicious), right?!

And you know when there’s a company that you can fully stand behind and want to support? That’s a good feeling too, huh?

And when you can find a place that does both? It’s amazing. I know.

Yeah, Love Grown Foods is just that…and so much more.

From the moment I corresponded via email with Maddy, the Founder and Chief Love Officer :) , and her positive emails were filled with phrases like “YOU ROCK” and “thanks for being AWESOME,” I was so impressed at how a company can really do what they say and “SPREAD the LOVE.”

Then, a giant box of LOVE arrived at my doorstep. Filled to the brim with granola in every flavor, magnets, stickers and coupons with positive phrases peeking throughout, this was a package that definitely brightened my day (and every one of my mornings during breakfast since… :) )

The flavors are: Cocoa Goodness, Simply Oats, Apple Walnut Delight, Raisin Almond Crunch and Sweet Cranberry Pecan.

I cannot get enough. Every bag is bursting with crunchy clusters, natural flavors, whole ingredients…and yes, love (it even says it below the ingredients list)!

Seriously though, this stuff is good. Like coming home from a first date with your head in the clouds and butterflies in your stomach good. The Raisin Almond Crunch has WHOLE almonds (my favorite!) throughout the entire bag, the Cocoa Goodness is sweet enough to enjoy for breakfast or with vanilla frozen yogurt for dessert (yum!) and the Simply Oats (pictured below) shows how sometimes keeping things simple allows them to shine the most.

Oh and the best part? They are not only generous enough to send all this LOVE my way, but want to SPREAD the LOVE to YOU!!! One Simply Life reader will win: 3 big bags, mini bags in all 5 flavors, coupons, magnets, and clings!

To enter do any/all of the following and tell me in the comments (giveaway will be open through April 28; winner must have a US address):

1. SPREAD the LOVE. Tell me how you spread the love! Is it through positive words, sharing healthy foods with others or taking care of the Earth on Earth Day?
2. Visit Love Grown Foods and tell me something you learned from their site!
3. Spread the Love on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway using @LoveGrowFoods & @SimplyLifeBlog! (Example: Enter to win @LoveGrownFoods #giveaway at @SimplyLifeBlog!

And if you want another chance of feelin’ the love, go here to learn about their awesome “love for love” deal!

Talk about a company that produces food that makes you feel great when eating it and inspires you to love yourself and others! I think I’m in love…”

The below was taken directly from the blog Banana Oats:
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“…The first box was a ton of delicious granola from the great folks at Love Grown Foods and from Heather who is a Love Grown Blogger.

Love Grown products are:

Free of refined sugar
Free of trans fats
Free of artificial flavors
Free of gluten
Free of high fructose corn syrup
Free of hydrogenated oils
Free of preservatives
Free of genetically modified ingredients

And they’re delicious. We snacked on a bag of the raisin almond all the way up to San Francisco last night. I don’t want to keep all this goodness to myself. I want to share the love with you.

I’m going to send one of you these six snack sized packs. Perfect for your desk, car or purse.

To enter you must:

Like bananoats on facebook.


Go to the Love Grown Foods page and leave a comment on this post telling me which kind of granola you are most eager to try.

Optional: For additional entries you may:

Follow me on twitter: @bananoats (leave a separate comment letting me know you did.)
Tweet: I just entered to win some @LoveGrownFoods from @BananaOats (leave a separate comment letting me know you did)
Share this link on your facebook page so your friends and family can enter too. (again, leave a separate comment letting me know you did)

The giveaway will be open through Tuesday and a winner will be picked at random and announced Wednesday morning.

Good luck!

**Winner must have U.S. address. Sorry!

P.S. – Remember I said I had two boxes of food? Stay tuned next week for another giveaway.”

The below is taken directly from the Blog DARE YOU TO:
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“…First up: breakfast, which was made possible in part by Jenn (Peas & Crayons), herself!

After winning her giveaway a few weeks ago, a glorious package filled with Love Grown Granola finally arrived! She even snuck in some tea and a cute note. So Jenn.

Several bloggers have been going ga-ga over this granola this for a while, so I was excited to see what all the hype was about…

…and worthy, it was. Mm! One bite and I knew that was it. I’m converted. Count me in. Good thing I finished my paleo month because this is goooood.

BONUS: It is gluten-free! Woohoo! It’s got all these other traits to brag about, too:

And even the “flavored” bag uses REAL INGREDIENTS for the star flavors! What a novel idea, to use real walnuts and real apples rather than “apple flavor.” Well done, Love Grown Foods.

I loved the “Apple Walnut Delight” flavor. Normally, I sprinkle (okay, dump) cinnamon into my Greek yogurt, but Love Grown was one step ahead of me, knowing that cinnamon goes so well with apples and walnuts. Already in there. Boom.

I put some in my Chobani yogurt for breakfast, and when it was empty, I went back and put another quarter cup in the empty yogurt container. Whoops.

She’s right. It is. YUM! I had to seal up the bag and tuck it in the back of my fridge so I wouldn’t be tempted for thirds. Breakfast is over. Move on, Meredith…”

Below is taken directly from the blog SWEEPS FOR BLOGGERS:
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About: Love Grown Foods is taking active steps everyday to create a better world for you and for us one healthy, delicious product at a time!

“Food should be full of love!

At Love Grown Foods you can be sure that there is love involved. They use high quality ingredients that taste good and provide good fuel for our bodies. They are also mindful of the foot prints they make along the way. This is food that I can feel good about eating.

Love Grown makes five delicious kinds of Oat Clusters & Love (aka granola) :

Simply Oats
Raisin Almond Crunch
Sweet Cranberry Pecan
Apple Walnut Delight
Cocoa Goodness

They use unprocessed ingredients including certified gluten free oats. The granolas are sweetened with honey and agave instead of refined sugars or artificial sweeteners.

Naturally, my favorite flavor is the Cocoa Goodness. The oats have a yummy cocoa flavor and it contains tasty dark chocolate chips.

Each of the varieties is good right out of the bag, with milk or as a topping for yogurt or ice cream.

Love Grown Foods taste delicious and make me feel energized and ready to face the day!

HOW TO CONNECT – You can like Love Grown Foods on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and follow them on Pinterest.

PRIZE – Love Grown Foods Prize Package – 3 full size bags, 5 one ounce bags, promotional items (stickers, magnets…) – ARV $30

Here’s how to enter to win ….

***MANDATORY ENTRY: Leave a comment – just say something nice ***

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* Enter the Sunglass Warehouse giveaway
* Enter another current Sweeps4Bloggers giveaway and let me know which one you entered (enter as many as you’d like, but only 1 bonus entry)

Giveaway ends April 26, 2012 at 8pm Pacific Time. Giveaway is open for residents of the US and Canada only. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to notification with shipping info and claim prize – if no response, another winner will be chosen . Subject to the official rules. No purchase necessary – void where prohibited by law. Disclaimer/Disclosure: Review sample and prize provided by the giveaway sponsor.”