Paleo Advocate Tina Turbin’s Gluten-Free Cookie Recipe Appears in Costco Stores In America This Holiday Season

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Tina Turbin of Contributes Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe for Honeyville’s New Organic Quinoa Flour Product Offered through Costco Wholesale

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I think it’s wonderful that a growing number of retailers such as Costco are committed to providing more gluten-free options to their customers

Just in time for the holiday season, the celebrated paleo and gluten-free advocate Tina Turbin has contributed a tasty, gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe for Honeyville’s new Organic Quinoa Flour product for sale at Costco stores throughout the northwest region of the US, with intentions to branch out in the near future.

“I think it’s wonderful that a growing number of retailers such as Costco are committed to providing more gluten-free options to their customers,” Tina said. “It’s an honor to be able to play a part in the growing awareness by showing people how delicious gluten-free baked goods can be.”

Tina’s websites, and, are among the leading online resources for the gluten-free and paleo community. Tina was diagnosed with celiac disease many years ago and has experienced many positive changes since eliminating gluten from her diet and following what she calls a “paleo-ish” diet. She has authored dozens of eBooks and hundreds of articles spreading the word about the paleo lifestyle as a way to take control of one’s health and lose weight.

Quinoa, a grain-like seed originating in the Andes, is known for its high protein content and rich, nutty flavor. It is becoming increasingly popular as a substitute for rice and other grains, and its flour is often used in gluten-free baking. Out of a desire to offer a wider selection of healthier grains to its customers, Costco teamed up with Honeyville, a leader in baking, to introduce a new product, a 4-pound bag of quinoa flour. On the back of the package, Costco wanted to feature a gluten-free recipe, so Honeyville reached out to Tina, who has been providing paleo and gluten-free recipes to the company for quite some time.

Tina created multiple quinoa recipes utilizing many of Honeyville’s other products in the ingredients. Honeyville spent about a week in their testing kitchens trying each of Tina’s recipes. They enjoyed all the recipes she contributed, but her “Rich and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies” were the clear winner with rave reviews.

"We decided to work with Tina on the quinoa flour project primarily because of her experience in nutrition and expertise in gluten-free cooking and baking,” said Brenden Haueter, Director of eCommerce at Honeyville. “The Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe she put together is absolutely delicious and that’s coming from a big fan of cookies. Everyone in the office loved them!"

“I have always enjoyed working with Honeyville,” Tina says, “and I’ve had great success using their nut flours, cacao, and organic products in perfecting new recipes to the satisfaction of my readers and my family.”

On their new product package, Honeyville expresses their gratitude to Tina and shares her recipe in full, in addition to Tina’s paleo and gluten-free websites, and

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ABOUT TINA TURBIN: Tina Turbin is a renowned, multi-award-winning author, baker and cook. Turbin is a well-known celiac advocate who researches and writes about the benefits of the gluten-free, paleo-ish and keto diets and is the award-winning recipe developer and owner of Tina has released award-winning eBooks, multi-award-winning children’s titles, and thousands of articles. Tina also founded, voted #2 .info site in the world in 2009 out of over 6.7 million other .info sites, which she turned over to her celiac daughter, Miranda Jade, in 2012. Turbin is the renowned author of the multi-award-winning children’s book, audiobook, DVD and apps under the titles, Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy and Danny Dreams.

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