An Interview With Morgan Kane {Grave Digger}

This past week, I was given the opportunity to interview Morgan Kane. Morgan is the driver of Monster Jam’s Grave Digger. Since my son loves all things Monster Trucks and his favorite one is the Grave Digger, I decided to let him come up with the questions and do the interview himself.

Monster Jam is coming to Atlanta on March 4 & 5th. Tickets are available now, for more information on tickets – click here.

Do you ever get hurt when you flip in the Grave Digger?

Morgan Kane: “No, I haven’t been hurt doing flips.  Also, most of the flips I do are controlled meaning I have practiced doing them. And safety first, Finn! I’m in a harness seatbelt.”

How did you learn to drive the Grave Digger?

Morgan Kane: “I grew up watching Dennis cover so much ground in 75 seconds and that style just kind of stuck with me. I officially started my rookie season in 2011. To date, I have driven 11 total trucks. I’ve driven the Stone Crusher, Ironman, and then Max D. Last year, I made the switch from Max D to Grave Digger.”

What’s the most thing you’ve done so far?

Morgan Kane: “Definitely traveling from city to city. I’ve been to Australia three times and Barcelona, Madrid and Spain two times. I love being able to hang out with in many different cultures and people.”

What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?

Morgan Kane: “My favorite memory is winning the Monster Jam World Finals XVII racing championship. Total team effort from the Grave Digger team. The truck was so hot going into the finals verses Todd Leduc and we had to use a jump box on 24v to get it to start. GD25 was on a rail that night.”

Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?

Morgan Kane: “In Monster Jam, all the veterans have my respect. The guys that build this sport to what it is today inspire me. They paved the road with a couple of trucks built from junkyard parts and made it possible for us to continue their legacy for the future fans.”

If you could tell the Cumming Local readers one thing, what would it be?

Morgan Kane: “If you like to have fun with your family, get tickets and come see our show on Sunday, March 5th at 3:30pm! We will also have a Pit Party from 12-2pm. This is the ultimate fan experience! You will get to walk around and see the course up close. All the drivers will be there for you to meet, take pictures with & get autographs.”

Hope to see you at the Monster Jam Show!

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About Feld Entertainment:

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.

Healthy Kickstart Meal Plan

Kickstart 2017 in the right direction!

I know we’re right in the middle of the holiday week. You’re probably finishing up leftovers while planning menus for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

But this is the perfect time to get a jump start on your health in the new year! I’m so excited about the Healthy Kickstart group that Eat at Home has been working on. They’re going to focus on positive eating habits – cutting back on sugar, carbs, dairy and refined ingredients. The meal plans will be kicking up the vegetables and choosing healthy ingredients while keeping the meals simple and family friendly.

Healthy Kickstart is a judgement free zone. We all start in different places and we all have different goals. We will honor each other and ourselves in this process.

Enrollment is now open. You can find out all about Healthy Kickstart by clicking here.

I have signed up and printed out the grocery lists already. And plan to start the week after the kids go back to school. For $37, you will get:

  • 4 weeks of plans
  • Each week has 6 meals
  • Color coded grocery lists
  • Recipes for each meal
  • Support through a Facebook group
  • And much more!

Click here to learn more

Natural Ways to Keep Your Family Well this Winter – a Guest Post by Dr. Kristin Marchman

Natural Ways to Keep Your Family Well

Natural Ways to Keep Your Family Well this Winter

The following is a post from Contributing Writer, Dr. Kristin Marchman.  Dr. Marchman is a Licensed Chiropractor at Vickery Chiropractic in Cumming, GA and the Chiropractor I trust with my own children.  We are thankful to have Vickery Chiropractic as a current website sponsor for Cumming Local.

As a chiropractor and mom of two young boys, I am constantly researching ways to keep my family healthy, especially this time of year.  I have had many inquiries for the ways I choose to keep my family well, so I would like to share my favorite natural remedies.Of course staying active, eating right, drinking plenty of water, and getting plenty of rest are first and foremost.   You can put all the natural remedies into your body that you want, but if you aren’t taking care of your body to begin with, they won’t have nearly the same effects.Chiropractic care is another way to keep your immune system functioning at its optimal level.  It is common knowledge that chiropractic helps with back pain and headaches, but it goes much beyond just that.  The spine and nervous system are in direct correlation with the immune system, so keeping your spine aligned helps to keep you and your family well. As promised, here is a list of my favorite natural remedies.

1.  Whole food supplements.  If you have a perfect diet you can disregard this one, but realistically this doesn’t apply to any of us.  I recommend a base multivitamin as a start, and one that is catered to your gender and age group is best.  For example, I currently take a prenatal supplement, my husband takes a men’s supplement, and my 3-year-old son takes a powder mulitvitamin that is specifically designed for his nutritional needs (it dissolves easily in water and he loves the taste!).  During the winter, it is especially important to add extra vitamin D3 and vitamin C to your daily intake.  Be sure to choose whole food supplements, so that the body treats them like food and they are properly digested.  My favorite trusted brand is Innate Response.

2.  Bio-active silver hydrosol (colloidal silver at the purest form).  This natural antibiotic is the first thing I reach for when I wake up with a bit of a sore throat.  It works like broad-spectrum antibiotics against bacteria, viruses, and protozoa in the body.  Unlike pharmaceutical antibiotics, it does not lead to resistance and has none of the negative side effects.  It can be taken orally as well as through the ears (it’s great for ear infections in children), nose (for sinus issues), and even eyes (it does wonders for pink eye).  It is safe for children as well, so when I know my 3-year-old son has been exposed to an illness, he automatically gets a dose of silver.  It has done wonders for our family and Argentyn 23 is my trusted brand.  (I also want to note that garlic and coconut oil are also proven natural antibiotics that are used regularly in my home.)

3.  Thieves essential oil.  Essential oils are oils taken from plants that have therapeutic benefit to the body.  There are many essential oils that have become staples in my home, but the one I recommend most for it’s immune boosting benefits is thieves oil.  This blend of oils was actually used in the 15th century by thieves (hence the name) in order to avoid catching the Plague from those they were stealing from.  Thieves can be diffused into the air or rubbed onto the bottoms of the feet to increase immunity and help fight sickness.  Again, whenever I know someone in my family has been exposed to an illness, I immediately reach for thieves oil.

4.  Homemade elderberry syrup.  Black elderberries contain high levels of vitamin A, B, C, and antioxidants, which increase the effectiveness of the immune system.  When mixed with other natural immune boosting ingredients, elderberries have been shown in research studies to effectively fight the flu and other diseases. My favorite homemade elderberry syrup recipe is:

– 2/3 cup black elderberries
– 3 1/2 cup water
– 2 T fresh ginger root
– 1 tsp cinnamon
– 1/2 tsp cloves
– 1 cup raw honey
Pour water into medium saucepan and add elderberries, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.  Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until liquid has reduced by almost half.  Remove from heat and let cool enough to be handled.  Pour through mesh strainer into glass jar or bowl.  Discard elderberries and let liquid cool to lukewarm.  Add 1 cup of honey and stir well.  Pour syrup into mason jar or 16 ounce glass bottle.  Store in refrigerator.  Take 1 tsp daily for children and 1 T daily for adults.  If sick, take normal dose every 2-3 hours until symptoms are gone.

These are my most trusted natural remedies to fight illness during the winter months.  All of these (except for elderberry syrup) are available for order at Vickery Chiropractic.  Here’s to staying warm and healthy this winter, naturally!

Written by Dr. Kristin Marchman

Connect with Dr. Marchman

Web – www.VickeryChiro.com
Facebook – www.Facebook.com/VickeryChiropractic
Email Dr. Marchman

5830 Clarion Street (Vickery Village)
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone:  678-947-4449

Cumming Local Sponsor Round-Up {2016}

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We wanted to take a minute to wish all our 2016 Cumming Local Sponsors a very Merry Christmas – every giveaway, girl’s night out sponsorship, and sponsored post means the world to us.

And we want to thank the all Cumming Local sponsors for their support as monthly and package sponsors this past year. We’re honored you allowed us to share your business with our awesome readers!!

May your 2017 be bright!


i9 Sports

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Ivy League Montessori School

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Studio Lotus Forsyth

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Dream Dinners

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Goin’ to the Dogs Pet Sitting

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North Georgia Breastfeeding Services

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Jenny Reed – Owner & Travel Specialist

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Atlanta National Golf Club

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Rodan + Fields – Myrna Shaw-Palmer

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Poise Physical Therapy & Pilates

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Cumming Dance Academy

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Your Vacation Helper – Shannon Moss

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Southern Way Insurance Agency

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Ginger Howard Violin / Viola Studio

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Northside Building Services

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Copeland Homes Collection at Keller Williams

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Kid to Kid

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Bliss Mama Wellness

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The Place of Forsyth 

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Circle A Farms

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Rodan & Fields – Susan Dargis

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Arbonne – Layla Kelling

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Sharon Springs Athletic Association

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Marco’s Pizza – 2332 Atlanta Hwy

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Connect Online with Marco’s Pizza: Website | Phone: 670-679-7030

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

 

Marco’s Pizza for Catering Holiday Parties & More!

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Want to make your life easier this year? I do. That’s for sure! Marco’s located at the corner of Atlanta Hwy and Bethelview wanted you to know that they are ready to cater any event you have coming up.

They can put together a catering order for:

  • Classroom parties
  • School wide parties
  • Volunteer parties
  • Business Holiday parties
  • New Years Eve parties
  • Superbowl gatherings
  • And much more!

All of the ingredients at Marco’s Pizza are made fresh. That means the dough and sauce is made daily. Also, the toppings are chopped and prepared in house. Even the cheese is fresh and not frozen. You can really taste the difference in Marco’s Pizza.

I’m gluten free and I have to say that their gluten free pizza is my favorite!

Marco’s Pizza has plenty of options as well on their menu:

  • Pizza (original, thin, thick, or gluten free)
  • Subs
  • Salads
  • Cheesy Bread
  • Wings
  • Dessert
  • And more!

What are you waiting for? Put together your holiday or party order, call 678-679-3050 & ask for Ali. Be sure to let Ali know you heard about the catering offers from Cumming Local. He will put together a great catering order at an excellent price as well!

Happy Party Season!

More About Marco’s Pizza:

12109102_10153712347278216_3527464595143346693_n Marco’s Pizza founder Pasquale “Pat” Giammarco moved to the U.S. from Italy when he was nine years old and grew up working in his family’s pizzeria. He later embarked on a mission to make high quality pizza on a larger scale using a secret sauce recipe that he developed and refined with his father.

Giammarco established three standards in order to deliver the consistent levels of quality and freshness expected of Marco’s products: dough made fresh daily in each store; a proprietary sauce recipe that blends imported spices and three types of vine-ripened tomatoes; and an exclusive blend of three fresh cheeses (never frozen!).

Connect with Marco’s Pizza: Website | Menu | Phone: 678-679-3050
Address: 2332 Atlanta Hwy, Cumming 

Side Dish Recipes Using Local Lettuce Greens

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Side Dish Recipes Using Local Lettuce Greens

If you haven’t heard about Circle A Farms, our LOCAL hydroponic lettuce farm in Forsyth County, then please click here to read all about it! I am a raving fan of their lettuce greens. Whether its Thanksgiving, Christmas, or a plan to eat healthier in the New Year – Circle A Farms has you covered.

I thought it would be great to link to some delicious recipes for every occasion. I have organized these by lettuce type. Whatever you decide to make, I hope you enjoy!

PS – Be sure you grab the $2 off coupon and your lettuce from Circle A Farms!

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Spring Mix

Spring Mix Salad Recipe

Spring Mix Salad with Artichokes

Quick and Easy Strawberry Salad

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  • Hydroponic Spring Mix
  • Toasted Walnuts
  • Crumbled Blue Cheese (or Feta)
  • Fresh Blueberries
  • Red Onion Slices
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup blueberry preserves
  • Fresh Ground Pepper

Toast walnuts in oven at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Mix Balsamic Vinegar & Olive Oil together with blueberry preserves. Set aside. Top plate with Hydroponic Spring Mix, red onion slices, blueberries, cheese and sprinkle walnuts over top. Sparsely drizzle dmixture over top, no need to use a lot of dressing. Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper. Enjoy!

Romaine

Romaine Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette

Romaine Salad with Tomato and Bacon

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Family Favorite Taco Salad

  • 1 lb. 90/ 10 lean ground beef
  • Reduced Sodium Taco Seasoning
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2% Shredded Mexican Cheese
  • 1 8 oz. carton reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chunky medium salsa
  • Mission Tortilla Strips
  • Chopped tomato
  • Sliced Black Olives
  • Avocado chunks
  • Hydroponic Romaine cut into strips

Mix sour cream and salsa together. Brown ground beef just until no longer pink, rinse well, return to pan. Sprinkle seasoning over meat, add 1/2 cup of water, simmer till water water is absorbed. Allow meat to cool slightly. Cut Romaine Lettuce into 1/2″ strips. Place romaine on plate. Top with ground beef, diced onions and shredded cheese. Layer with tomatoes, black olive slices, and avocado chunks. With fork, add salsa/ sour cream mixture on top. Crush tortilla strips and top salad just before serving. Family Favorite.

Bibb

Bibb Lettuce with Shaken Vinaigrette

Rachael Ray’s Bibb Lettuce Salad

Bibb Lettuce Salad with Bleu Cheese, Pears, and Walnuts

Healthy Chicken Fried Rice Wraps

  • Hydroponic Bibb Lettuce
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped, green and white parts
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 oz uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice, regular or instant, kept hot (Uncle Ben’s in the orange, microwavable pouch is convenient)
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed (or shelled edamame)
  • 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce

Coat a large nonstick with cooking spray and set pan over medium-high heat. Add egg whites and cook, until scrambled, stirring frequently, about 3 to 5 minutes; remove from pan and set aside.

Off heat, re-coat skillet with cooking spray and place back over medium-high heat. Add scallions and garlic; saute 2 minutes. Add chicken and carrots; sauté until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Stir in reserved cooked egg whites, cooked brown rice, peas and soy sauce; cook until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 1 minute.

Remove individual leafs of Bibb. Spread over cutting board. In a horizontal row, spread rice mixture over lettuce and starting with one edge, roll up into a wrap, secure with toothpick.

Kale

Bobby Flay’s Sautéed Kale

Kale Caesar Salad

Kale, Broccoli & Feta 

Crispy Kale

Kale Salad with Cranberries, Almonds & Goat Cheese

Comment and let us know if you have any recipes to add!

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble 2016 – 5k, 15k, and Half Marathon

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble 2016 – 5k, 15k, and Half Marathon

Come out for the first North GA Running Company’s Thanksgiving “Gobble Wobble!” Before you “Gobble” down your Thanksgiving feast, runners will work up their appetite by “Wobbling” in their choice of a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon!

The Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble will start and finish at Dutch Monkey Doughnuts! Their address is: 3075 Ronald Reagan Blvd #502, Cumming, GA 30041.

Race day is Thursday, November 24, 2016 and all proceeds benefit United Way of Forsyth County.

More information on United Way:

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble

What are you waiting on? Get your running shoes on and come on out to support United Way and earn that Thanksgiving meal! Click here for more details.

Special Cumming Local Discount:

North GA Running Company and Cumming Local have partnered together for this race. We are providing a special discount to Cumming Local readers!

Simply use the following promo codes when registering:  

  • “CUMMINGLOCAL5k” is for $5 off the 5k
  • “CUMMINGLOCAL10k” is for $10 off the 10k
  • “CUMMINGLOCALHALF” is for $20 off the Half Marathon

*Please note: The promo codes are case sensitive. Enter them carefully when you register 🙂 

To Register:

Click here to register

Registration fee: Half Marathon – $65 | 10K – $45 | 5K – $40

Online registration closes on 11/21. You can register the day of the race but the pricing will be different.

All participants registered by 11/20 will receive a goody bag and race shirt. 

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble

This Thanksgiving Wobble before you Gobble!

 

Locally Grown Lettuce at Circle A Farms

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I’m so excited to share with you all about Circle A Farms. I believe that they are a little gem right here in Forsyth County. Do you love lettuce? I do! I eat salad for lunch or as a side to dinner almost everyday. Well, let me tell you that lettuce grown hydroponically tastes for itself. One bite of their lettuce & you’ll see why it’s the best. You’ll be amazed at the taste, texture & optimal nutrition that Circle A Farms’ lettuce dishes up.

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I will be sharing a really yummy recipe that could be served at any Holiday meals this year soon. So stay tuned for that!

In the meantime, I want to encourage to go visit the Circle A Farms Greenhouse store and pick up some greens! They have a wide variety including but not limited to Bibb, Baby Romaine, Arugula, Tropicana, Spring Mix, Baby Kale, and more!

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Special Coupon for Cumming Local Readers:

Go visit their Greenhouse store today and pick up some lettuce to try for yourself. When you go, all you have to do is mention that you heard about them on Cumming Local. You will receive $2 off a purchase of $10 or more. (Greenhouse pick-up only. Limit one per customer)

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More Information About Circle A Farms:

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Who knew that locally-grown and delicious lettuce is grown right here in Cumming, GA.  The lettuce at Circle A Farms is grown without the use of herbicide/pesticides. It’s also harvested just a day or two from when you receive it. Circle A Lettuce has rapidly become the preferred location to purchase your lettuce greens.  To sum in all up in one short phrase, “you’ll be amazed at how delicious their lettuce tastes”.  Circle A Farms describes it as the way lettuce was intended to taste.

Connect with Circle A Farms Online: Website | Facebook | Instagram

Address: 2895 Dishroom Rd, Cumming GA 30028 (Located near intersection of Hwy 20 & Bethelview Rd. Only 5 minutes from downtown Cumming)

Greenhouse Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am-5pm & Saturday 9am-12pm

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Pilates and Wine Tasting Event at Studio Lotus

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Studio Lotus is Hosting a Pilates and Wine Tasting Event on October 28th

This past summer we hosted a Girl’s Night Out event at Studio Lotus with Talk of the Table. It was so successful that Studio Lotus decided to bring it back this fall. But this time they are opening it to EVERYONE! Bring your girlfriends or make it a date. Either way you are in for some fun! Studio Lotus and Talk of the Table have teamed up to make a great night out!

We will start with a Pilates class and then a special wine tasting from Amy at Talk of the Table. So, invite your friends and call Studio Lotus Forsyth to get registered today!

Event Details:

Date: Friday, October 28th
Time: Instruction beginning at 6pm – please arrive approximately 15 mins in advance.
Cost: $20* (includes private party event, a Pilates class, wine tasting from Talk of the Table, and lots of FUN)
Location: Studio Lotus Forsyth – 410 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 4106, Cumming, Georgia 30041
Registration: Call Studio Lotus Forsyth to reserve your spot with payment – 770.888.0048

*This is a discounted rate for the Cumming Local readers, courtesy of Studio Lotus and Talk of the Table. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Space is limited and this event is expected to sell out! So definitely book EARLY!!*

This Night Out is Brought to you by:

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Phone: 770.888.0048
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To Register:

Space is limited and should be reserved in advance.

To reserve your spot and register for the August event, please call Studio Lotus Forsyth at 770.888.0048.

Let them know you want to sign up for the Night Out Event on October 28th.

They’ll accept your payment over the phone and reserve your spot!

Hope to see you there!

Wyman’s of Maine: Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp Recipe

Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp

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Recently I discovered this line of frozen fruit that is excellent! Below is a photo of Wyman’s line of fruits – mango, blueberries, strawberries, and more. Have you seen them? In Cumming GA & Forsyth County Wyman’s of Maine fruits can be found at EarthFare. That’s where I picked mine up. I grabbed a bag of blueberries and a bag of mangos.

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Today I thought I would share how I used the Wyman’s blueberries. I made a Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp. Now you could make this full of gluten if you want 🙂 I just chose to use gluten free oats and flour.

If you decide to make this or another recipe using Wyman’s of Maine fruit, here’s a $1 OFF coupon for you. Click here to print.

Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp Recipe

Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp of Chebe All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour – divided
  • 1 + 1/2 cup of brown sugar – divided
  • 2 cups of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Quick Cooking Oats
  • 1/2 tsp of Sea Salt
  • 3/4 cup + 1 Tbsp of Butter – divided
  • 3 1/2 cups of Wyman’s Blueberries
  • 1/2 Tbsp of Corn Starch (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp of Cinnamon

Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp

Here’s what you’ll do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. Combine 3/4 cup of flour, 1 cup of brown sugar, oats, and sea salt together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Cut the 3/4 cup of butter into small cubes and mix with oat mixture until it’s crumbly together.  You’ve got to get a little messy and really work this together.
  4. You will then press this mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 dish.
  5. Mix the blueberries with the cornstarch and then pour over the top of the crust.
  6. Combine the remaining flour, brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon together. Pop in the microwave for 15 seconds to melt the butter a little. Then crumble this topping over the top.
  7. Bake at 375 for 30-45 minutes.
  8. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream!

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Learn More About Wyman’s:

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Wyman’s of Maine is the largest U.S. owned wild blueberry grower and processor, offering a line of wild blueberry products and complementary frozen fruit products through retailers, foodservice and industrial distributors throughout the country. Wyman’s is a family-owned business started in 1874 and now farms 11,000 acres in Maine, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada. Wyman’s remains committed to sustainability through stewarding natural and human resources. Some of their efforts include enhancing and protecting their soil, water and air, improving the welfare of their employees and their rural communities, and helping the small farms that sell to Wyman’s.

They also have a dedicated focus on the protection of honeybees, the pollinators that sustain their farms. All fresh fruit is IQF (Individual Quick Frozen) processed within 24 hours of harvest, locking in fresh fruit flavor and character in a state of the art processing system. Wyman’s products can be found in the freezer section of a variety of retailers nationally.

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