As you-all may know, based on my food blog and food Instagram, I do not have any food allergies. I am very fortune because that is not the case for a lot of people. This month I am supporting my gluten-free friends and highlighting Celiac Awareness Month.
Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. In lieu of bringing awareness to this serious disease, I am partnering with La Brea Bakery and sharing a tasty recipe. Founded in 1986, La Brea Bakery, in 2016, was non-GMO project-verified on nearly all of their breads.
I am such a fan of La Brea Bakery, I am giving you a chance to enter a stellar contest. In support of Celiac Awareness Month, artisan bread brand La Brea Bakery is hosting a sweepstakes throughout the month of May asking fans to share their La Brea Bakery gluten-free bread creations with their followers. Use La Brea Bakery’s Gluten Free White Sliced Sandwich bread or Gluten Free Multigrain Sliced Sandwich bread to create an “award-worthy” recipe. You can purchase Le Brea Bakery at your local grocery store at https://www.labreabakery.com/where-to-buy.
This is how you enter to win:
Share a photo with the recipe on Facebook and/or Instagram using #LBBGlutenFree
- Tag @LaBreaBakery in your post
- Follow La Brea Bakery on Facebook and Instagram
- Prize Details:
- La Brea Bakery will choose 3 Grand Prize winners who will each receive a $500 Kroger gift card
- La Brea Bakery will choose 5 runner-up winners who will each receive a $50 Kroger gift card
- Winners will be randomly chosen on June 3rd
- By entering, entrants agree to allow La Brea Bakery to use and share the submitted images and recipes
For this avocado BLT, I used the La Brea Bakery gluten-free multigrain artisan sliced sandwich bread. This multigrain gluten-free bread has a nutty crust and a soft interior with notes of texture and flavor from flax seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and millet.
Although this is a gluten-free bread, it was perfect for this sandwich. I don’t know about you, but I love a good sandwich. And I firmly believe that a BLT is such a classic. I am sharing my favorite BLT recipe today. Enjoy!
Gluten Free Avocado BLT
1 package of thick sliced bacon
1 large tomato
⅓ cup mayo
Four slices of La Brea Bakery Gluten-Free Multigrain Artisan sliced sandwich bread
8 slices of romaine lettuce
Preheat oven to 415 degrees.
On a cookie sheet, add parchment paper and layer of 8 to 10 pieces of bacon.
Bake the bacon until just crisp, about 8 to 10 minutes.
To assemble, spread mayo on the untoasted sides of bread, then layer the tomatoes, bacon, and lettuce.
Top with remaining slices of bread.
Slice the sandwich in half or in triangles.