Lori Phillips grew up cooking and baking alongside her Mum and grandmother in Sydney. The kitchen was always her happy place. Her grandmother owned a bakery and watching her instilled a love of baking into Lori from a young age.
Over time Lori eliminated most of the packaged and processed food from her pantry at home. She cooked to nourish her family and turned her pantry into a wholesome pantry. “I took humble, home-style pantry and local bakery favourites and created healthier versions for the whole family to enjoy,” Lori said. “I strive to use premium ingredients that have minimal processing which are as close to nature as possible but still have a delicious flavour.”
Combining her love of being in the kitchen with her passion for providing nutritious and wholesome food for her family, Lori founded Wholesome Pantry. Wholesome Pantry cookies use whole foods ingredients that are preservative and sulphite free, vegan friendly, gluten free, soy free, dairy free and have no added sugar. “Wholesome Pantry Cookies are a healthy alternative to the home style cakes just in individual convenient snack-controlled portions. I wanted these cookies to be a treat you can feel good about eating or giving to your family,” Lori said.
“A lot of what is out there is not family or kid friendly in terms of flavours or functionality, for example protein balls, matcha or goji berry and so on. I really want people to be able to enjoy a healthier home style classic. Whole Pantry Cookies are a healthy alternative to classic home-made or bakery purchased classic cakes, made with whole foods that contain no nasties. I am thrilled to be able to offer a natural wholesome and healthy alternative that everyone can enjoy.”
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