Kid Friendly Gluten-Free Snack Picks: A Slice of Gluten-Free Life

In this week’s episode of the monthly video series A Slice of Gluten-Free Life, chef, author, mom, and video producer Jilly Lagasse shares her favorite gluten-free snack options for kids and adults. Jilly shares her family’s tried and true treats, both sweet and savory.


These snacks are ideal for a lunchbox, picnic, backpack or any time you look to the pantry for a pick-me-up. Jilly’s daughter is the only gluten-free child in her school, so she packs these for her to enjoy at lunch. The snacks mentioned are:

  • Pirate’s Booty
  • Lance Sandwich Crackers
  • Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps
  • Glutino Pretzel Twists
  • Stretch Island Fruit Leather
  • Trader Joe’s Sun Dried Apricots
  • Great Value Freeze Dried Fruit Crisps
  • Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars
  • Schar Chocolate Stix
  • Toffee-tastic Girl Scout Cookies

Jilly had a talent and passion for food that was evident from very early in her life and she enjoyed helping her father, Emeril Lagasse, in the pastry and dessert department in one of his restaurants and with his cooking events and one of his cookbooks. Jilly was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2004, and in this video she shares some of the wisdom she has gained along the way.

Learn Jilly’s Top 3 Tips for Gluten-Free Living!


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