Wholly Wholesome’s Peachy Keen Sweet Sixteen! (SWEEPSTAKES & GIVEAWAY!)

**PLEASE NOTE: While Wholly Wholesome DID provide me with these products to review at no cost, I was not in any way paid for my review. The following opinion is hereby my own.**

Welcome to August, everyone! Can you even believe it?! Before you know it we’ll all be enjoying pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING!

But before that happens, let’s celebrate! In fact, let’s celebrate…the peach.

Why the peach, you ask? Did you know that August is National Peach Month? It IS! And the BEST part about that news is that Wholly Wholesome is doing a fantastic contest in celebration!

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Now, if you haven’t heard of Wholly Wholesome, no worries, let me fill you in. Wholly Wholesome’s baked goods are not only delicious, they are healthy indulgences. Wholly Wholesome can be found in the frozen food aisle in many major retailers in your area. The brand is also certified Kosher and Yoshon, and offers gluten free products within its robust line of ready to bake pies, ready to bake cakes, pizza dough balls and a variety of other healthy baked goods. In 2014, Wholly Wholesome opened a dedicated gluten free and allergen free bake house facility to produce Wholly Gluten Free products including the Gluten Free Pizza Dough Ball and Gluten Free Pie Shell.

You KNOW that was the part that I was totally excited about, right? Hey, if it’s gluten-free, it’s for ME!

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The Quest for the Perfect Pie Crust

Several years back, I made a fresh strawberry pie. The filling and home-made whipped cream were perfect…but the crust was a bust. I’m not even joking. It was awful. And I decided then that perhaps I just wasn’t one of those people who made pies.

Why not use a prepared crust, you ask? That’s just not exactly my style. When I’m baking, I like to bake from scratch. And I was so intimidated by pies I let several years go by without even touching a pie recipe.

That all changed a few weeks before Thanksgiving, when I was assigned “pies”.

I realized that I had a choice. I could go to the freezer section and pick out the most beautiful pies I could find, or I could get over my fear of pie crusts and figure it out and just DO it.

So I posed a question to my Facebook friends about pie crusts, and before I knew it, I had been given this link:

http://redheadcandecorate.com/4/post/2012/09/julies-easy-dutch-apple-pie.html

Do you see that recipe for pie crust? The one with only four ingredients?! I couldn’t believe it. So I had to test it myself, of course.

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