Gluten Free Products

Over the past few years, I have come across a lot of great gluten free products, companies and websites that have helped me along the way with my challenge with Celiac disease.  Thankfully, more and more gluten free products are coming out all the time.

  • Blue Diamond Nut Thins are a brand of gluten free rice cracker that is my absolute favourite.  They come in many delicious flavours including pecan, country ranch, and hint of sea salt.  These crackers are great to serve with any dip such as salsa or hummus.
  • Bob’s Red Mill carries one of the largest lines of gluten free products that I have seen.  From gluten free flours to baking mixes, this company is definitely devoted to offering a wide variety of gluten free products.  Although I enjoy baking and developing my own recipes, I recently tried Bob’s Red Mill brownie mix, which is absolutely delicious.  Click here for a full list of Bob’s Red Mill products
  • Bulk Barn carries most of the gluten free flours that I use.  They are also coming out with more and more gluten free baking mixes all of the time including a delicious gluten free raisin bread.  Bulk Barn also offers the least expensive gluten free flours that I have seen.
  • Campbell Company of Canada is a member of the Celiac Association and offers many delicious gluten free soups and other products.
  • El Peto Products offers many gluten free baking mixes, cereals, muffins, breads, cookies and soups
  • Frito-Lay is the maker of Doritos, Lay`s, Tostitos, Cheetos, Fritos and Sunchips.  They provide allergy information for all of their products.  Click on `Our Snacks` and then the type of product you are looking for.  You will find a little gluten free symbol beside each product that doesn`t contain gluten on their website.
  • Gluten Free Girl is a wonderful website that inspired me to really enjoy cooking and eating gluten free.  I first was introduced to Shauna, the creator of this site, with her book titled Gluten-Free Girl: How I Found the Food That Loves Me Back…And How You Can Too.  Her book helps you to appreciate the art of cooking and provides insight into the variety of gluten free flours you will encounter along the way.  Her website has a lot of great gluten free recipes and is definitely worth a look.
  • Gluten Free Goddess is another great website that provides a lot of delicious gluten free and vegan recipes.  The pictures included with the recipes just make you want to cook the same recipe for yourself
  • La Messagere Gluten Free Beer: tastes pretty close to the real thing!  Available at the LCBO
  • M&M Meat Shops has an extensive list of ready-made gluten free dinners and side dishes.  On those days that you don’t feel like cooking, the products from M&M are a great alternative.  The gluten free list can be requested when you visit one of their stores (see website for store locations) or you can see my blog post for a full listing of their products.
  • Piller’s Deli Meats: it was a surprise to me when I found out that deli meats could possibly contain gluten.  Piller’s has a long list of items that are gluten free – click here to see their list
  • Prairie Harvest Pasta has an extensive line of rice and corn pastas.  I really enjoy their corn pasta
  • San-J offers a wide variety of gluten free sauces, including gluten free tamari.  Tamari is a more delicious replacement to soy sauce and I use quite a bit in my kitchen.  These products are really good.  My husband likes to use their thai peanut sauce and teryiaki sauce to make a delicious stir fry.
  • Summer Fresh Dips: offers many gluten free dips including spinach dip, artichoke & asiago, bruschetta, baba ghanouj and much more.  Summer Fresh dips are sold in many grocery stores including Sobey’s, Metro, Superstore, etc.
  • Walmart sells gluten free rice crackers for just $1!  They have a few types – sesame, plain, barbecue and cheese.  This is a much better price than many of the other gluten free crackers on the market.  Although the quality isn’t as good as the more expensive types, they are great for everyday lunches or snacks.

4 thoughts on “Gluten Free Products

  1. Great sources for GF products.

    Do watch out for contamination, and mis-labelling particularly in bulk food outlets.
    If it doesn’t look like the product you have purchased in the past – ASK. Mistakes do happen. Do you want to find out at the store or by experience?

    1. Very good point! I have started bringing my own scoop to bulk food places where I purchase my flours. It only takes one person to use the ‘gluten free scoop’ to get their regular flour, resulting in a major cross contamination issue.

      I have noticed that some bulk food stores have begun to separate their gluten free flours from the other baking products that contain gluten. I hope that more stores begin to do the same thing.

    1. Hi Natally – there are a lot of options in Toronto for gluten free products. Grocery stores such as Sobeys, Loblaws/Great Canadian Superstore, No Frills and Whole Foods all carry gluten free products. For a list of products, stores/restaurants, check out the following links on my blog:
      GF Products: https://katieskitchen1.wordpress.com/gluten-free-products/
      GF Stores/Restaurants: https://katieskitchen1.wordpress.com/gluten-free-restaurants/
      Hope this helps!!

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