During a Gluten-Free Living Facebook Live event on May 23, the GFL team gave their first impressions of hot new gluten-free products that would be excellent to have on hand this summer. This time, they sampled graham crackers, protein bars for kids, tea, granola, brownies and more!
Watch the video to hear their thoughts and check out the list of products mentioned and where to find them.
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1. A Dozen Cousins
We sampled A Dozen Cousins Cuban Black Beans and Trini Chickpea Curry. These are made with avocado oil and contain 6 grams of plant protein and 4 grams of fiber. They’re vegan, non-GMO and have no MSG and the packaging is BPA-free! These versatile beans can be served with a side of rice, in tacos or burritos, or as added protein on a salad. Buy them here.
2. Base Culture Brownies
These sweet, rich brownies are made with all-natural cocoa. They’re paleo, grain free, dairy free and soy free. Base Culture’s paleo products are all natural, made without artificial ingredients or preservatives. Gluten-Free Living readers can use the code GFLIVING for 20% off their almond butter brownies. Buy them here.
3. Artemis Teas
Our taste testers sampled Artemis Teas in the flavors Lady Monarch, Botanist and Chelidon. Each artisinal tea is crafted by a clinical herbalist and is organic and ethically sourced. According to their website, “Artemis Teas honor and strengthen the interconnections between people and plants. Each tea is crafted to pique both intellect and imagination, arouse the senses, support vibrant well-being, and invite us to remember and revalue the importance of our coevolutionary relationship with the vegetal world.” Buy them here.
4. Kip’s Granola Bark
This granola bark is free of the top eight allergens, is vegan and made with 5 grams of plant protein per serving. We sampled Cocoa Crunch and Cinnamon Crunch. The bark is filled with wholesome ingredients, including pea protein, gluten-free oats and flax seed meal. It’s great on its own, but could also be spread with nut butter, dipped in chocolate, crumbled over a smoothie or even ice cream. Buy them here.
5. SimplyProtein Baked Bars and Crispy Bars
If you’re looking for a gluten-free protein bar to survive the summer, SimplyProtein has a clean and satisfying option. The crispy bars contain 15 grams of protein and 150 calories, plus 7 grams of fiber. The bars have no artificial sweeteners, colors, flavors or preservatives. Buy them here.
6. One Degree Organic Foods Vanilla Chia Granola
This sprouted granola is made with lightly sweetened organic oat and chia clusters and vanilla. It’s made with ingredients sourced directly from farmers that only use plant-based cultivation methods. The grains are soaked and sprouted to enhance vitamins and minerals naturally.
These bars for kids contain 13 grams of protein, more than in two large eggs. They’re low in sugar, carbs, fat and sodium. According to Luckybar, they are “enjoyed by picky eaters everywhere.” The bars are crafted in small batches and have no fillers or preservatives, and the company was founded by a mom, while the bars were crafted by a doctor. Buy them here.
8. Pamela’s Honey Grahams
Looking for gluten-free graham crackers to enjoy this summer? Pamela’s are wheat and egg free, made with real honey and with no hydrogenated oils. They’re a great option for s’mores, crust for pie or cheesecake or with ice cream sandwiches. Buy them here.