Every two weeks, Gluten-Free Living taste testers sample a batch of new gluten-free foods and beverages and share their first impressions on Facebook Live. This time, they tried everything from beer to hemp tonic to muffins in search of the must-have gluten-free eats on the market.
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. New Planet Beer
New Planet Brewery offers gluten-free and gluten-removed beers, so you can find a refreshing craft beer that fits your dietary needs. If you have celiac disease, you should drink gluten-free beer only, not gluten reduced. The beers sampled by our taste testers are gluten free and made from millet, gluten-free oats and maize.
2. 7 Muffins A Day baked goods
7 Muffins A Day is a specialty bakery that makes gluten-free, non-dairy treats. Our taste testers tried the croutons, muffins, challah bread and brownies, but the company offers a wide array of scrumptious baked goods.
3. Country Archer Meat Sticks
Country Archer’s new flavors of meat sticks include pineapple, chorizo and maple. The company creates gourmet jerky and meat sticks that are made with grass-fed beef and turkey raised with no antibiotics. The ingredients are simple and honest.
4. 7th Heaven Face Masks
7th Heaven offers a wide variety of face masks, whether you’re looking for self-heating thermal or a charcoal peel-off option. Our testers applied peel-off masks that boast numerous benefits for the skin. The products are all vegan and cruelty-free.
5. UbU Sparkling Functional Tonics
UbU is a sparkling functional tonic that provides antioxidants for the immune system, prebiotics for digestive health and electrolytes for hydration. The beverages contain no sugar, sweeteners or caffeine.
6. Bee Free Warrior Mix
Bee Free’s motto is “liberated from junk food.” The company offers wholesome, healthy snacks with no preservatives or artificial ingredients. They are certified gluten free and paleo. Warrior Mix is soft and chewy, an excellent addition to yogurt, nut butter or served with milk or on its own.
7. RW Garcia Cheesy Crackers
These crackers are made with a blend of corn, cheese and cassava, with no added sugar. With just a few ingredients, they make a crunchy snack for any time of day.
8. Woodchuck Hard Cider
Woodchuck calls themselves “accidentally gluten free since 1991.” Taste testers tried their sangria, rose, and bubbly pearsecco. According to Woodchuck’s website, the Vermont-made beverages are “crafted to bring an authentic and unique cider experience to beverage connoisseurs.”
9. Hippie Snacks Avocado Crisps
These avocado crisps combine the joys of avocados with the comforting, salty crunch of a chip or cracker. They are seasoned with sea salt, seeds and herbs with a creamy avocado flavor. They contain 5 grams of protein per serving.
10. Mom’s Best Cereals Safari Cocoa Crunch
This sweet breakfast cereal contains no artificial flavors or preservatives and no high fructose corn syrup. It’s also made using renewable wind energy to offset 100% of the electricity used to make the cereal.
11. Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle
To curb your sweet tooth on the go, try this brownie brittle, with a rich brownie taste and a cookie crunch. They contain 130 calories per serving and are great right out of the bag, though for an additional treat they could be crumbled over ice cream or yogurt.