53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free

Going gluten free can seem very challenging at first, and I remember struggling initially after my celiac diagnosis because there were so many gluten free brands to choose from and I had no idea which to try first. So as another post with the goal of making every month feel like Celiac Awareness Month, I thought I’d share a list of gluten free foods that breaks down all of my favorite brands and gluten free substitutes.

53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free

Whether you’re looking for gluten free substitutes for bread, gluten free alternative flour or delicious gluten free desserts, this round up has a product for you! If you’re just going gluten free, I hope this gives you some guidance during your first shopping trips. And if you’ve been gluten free for a while, hopefully this list will give you some ideas of new gluten free products to try!

Gluten Free Substitutes for Bread

  • Canyon Bakehouse - this is hands down my family’s favorite gluten free bread substitute. Their sandwich bread is amazing, as well as their bagels.
  • BFree Foods - if you’re looking for gluten free and vegan bread, this is my favorite brand. They also have gluten free pita bread and pizza crusts that are out of this world!
  • Schar - my family doesn’t love all of their products but their gluten free ciabatta rules are a common sight in our pantry.
  • My Bread Bakery - if you’re looking for gluten free and vegan bread to be delivered right to your door, this is a delicious online bakery that ships. They were kind enough to send me a few samples last year, and I fell in love with their flatbread, breadsticks and bread rolls.

Gluten Free Breakfast Substitutes

  • Buckwheat and/or Rice Flakes from Bob's Red Mill - if you need an alternative to oatmeal, I love mixing these buckwheat and rice flakes together into a gluten free porridge.
  • Birch Bender's Gluten Free Pancake Mix - this gluten free pancake mix can also be made into muffins, bread and cookies
  • Bisquick Pancake Mix - this is my family’s go-to gluten free pancake mix, especially with applesauce or mashed banana added to the batter.
  • Van’s Gluten Free Waffles - if you need a pre-made gluten free waffle, these taste amazing.
  • So Delicious Coconut Yogurt, Unsweetened Vanilla - for all those looking for a gluten free and vegan yogurt alternative, this is my favorite without a doubt. Creamy and subtly sweet without being sugary.
  • Sunbutter - this nut butter is actually nut free and made from sunflower seeds. They come in many flavors and are all delicious.
  • Julie’s Real Nut Butter - if you can tolerate almonds and cashews, these are some of my favorite nut butters ever. The flavors (like Cinnamon Vanilla and Cacao Espresso) are just too tasty. I am an ambassador of theirs and you can get 20% off using the code "collegeceliackcJR20."
53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free

Gluten Free Pasta Alternative Options

  • Jovial Foods - this gluten free pasta is rice-based and my family’s favorite in terms of texture and flavor.
  • Tinkyada - this is another rice-based pasta and a close second.
  • Banza - if you want extra vegan protein, this chickpea-based pasta is delicious and tender.

Gluten Free Meat Alternatives:

  • The Jackfruit Company’s BBQ Jackfruit - this is my favorite flavor of their pre-made jackfruit and it tastes just like pulled pork.
  • Beans, lentils and quinoa that are marked “gluten free” or don’t have any allergen warnings.
  • Foster Farms chicken nuggets - these are tender and taste just like regular chicken nuggets. Foster Farms also has gluten free corn dogs that taste too sweet for me but I know many others enjoy them!
  • Hilary’s Veggie Burgers - I’ve tried a lot of gluten free veggie burgers and these have the best flavor and stay crispy when cooked!
53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free

Gluten Free Alternative Flour

  • King Arthur Measure-for-Measure Gluten Free Flour
  • Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour
  • Pereg Gourmet Banana Flour - this is a great alternative gluten free flour for baked goods and mug cakes
  • Anthony's Goods Coconut Flour - another gluten free alternative flour that I love using in cookies, mug cakes and sweet recipes. Coconut flour cannot be subbed for many other flours.
  • Self-ground or pre-made Quinoa Flour, Rice Flour or Buckwheat Flour - these are my go-to gluten free flours for many of my sweet and savory baking projects. You can grind the grains in a high-speed blender or a coffee grinder to make your own gluten free flour.

Gluten Free Comfort Foods

  • Real Good Foods Pizza - their gluten free pizza actually has cauliflower in the crust but you don’t even taste it!
  • Feel Good Foods Egg Rolls - for when you’re craving gluten free takeout and want a safe, certified gluten free option.
  • Blake’s All Natural Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie - this gluten free freezer meal is my mom’s favorite weekly treat. Just make sure you buy the gluten free version!
  • Mikey's Hot Pockets - these are hands down my 2020 addiction. My favorite flavors are ham and (dairy free) cheese, cheese pizza and pepperoni pizza. And since I'm a new ambassador for Mikey's, you can get 10% off with the code, "CASEY10."
53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free

Gluten Free Snacks

  • Enjoy Life Foods Snack Bars - all of the snack bars are oat free and free of 14 food allergens. They are sweet and come in a variety of delicious flavors.
  • Bare Snacks Fruit Chips - for when you want something sweet but don’t want a lot of added sugar, these fruit chips are delicious.
  • Foods Alive Trail Mix - this is another company I’m an ambassador for and I love this mix of goji berries, peanuts and cacao nibs.
  • Annie’s Double Chocolate Chip Granola Bars - these are my mom’s favorite gluten free granola bars. They do contain oats but are certified gluten free.
  • Lara Bar - simple, naturally gluten free and delicious.  
  • Grain Free Granola: BeeFree, Julie’s Real, Nutsola, Grandy Oats - all of these brands are equally tasty and perfect granola options when avoiding even gluten free oats.

Gluten Free Dessert Alternatives

53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free
  • Julie’s Real Paleo Brownie and Blondie Mix - if you eat a paleo diet or just want a healthier gluten free dessert, these mixes are so tasty. You can also make them vegan using my recipe here. And you can get 20% off using the code "collegeceliackcJR20" at checkout. 
  • Chocolate: Enjoy Life Foods, Pascha Chocolate, NibMor, Taza Chocolate, Endangered Species Chocolate - you can probably tell that I’m a big fan of chocolate, and these are some of my favorite gluten free chocolate brands. Many are dairy free and vegan as well.

Going Gluten Free: A List of Gluten Free Foods to Try!

It can take some time to adjust to going gluten free and find gluten free brands that taste delicious to you. However, all of the brands I’ve listed above are absolute favorites of mine, and you can find even more gluten free product reviews and inspiration in the following posts:

I’d love to hear what YOUR gluten free favorites are or what foods you’re still trying to find yummy gluten free alternatives for.

53+ Delicious Gluten Free Foods for Going Gluten Free

So tell me in the comments and I hope this list helps you enjoy a delicious gluten free meal or snack sometime soon!


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