During a Gluten-Free Living Facebook Live event on February 15, the GFL team gave their first impressions of hot new foods in the gluten-free world. Some gems were discovered and devoured along the way. 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. AL Chipino Gourmet Tortilla Chips
These tortilla chips are like none other you’ve experienced. They come in wild flavors like BBQ Tikka Masala, Bollywood Sweet & Sour, NY Deli Cheese, and Peri-Peri. Each is flavorful without being over-the-top, so you can enjoy them with your favorite salsa or dip. The chips have no GMOs, cholesterol or gluten, of course. Buy them here.
2. Siren Protein Snack Bites
These snack bites are plant-based, full of nutrition and flavor. They use natural sweeteners including monk fruit, stevia and dates, and no artificial sugars. They’re also free from most allergens, which makes them versatile for any snacker: no milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, peanuts, wheat or soybeans. Buy them here.
Getting enough protein throughout the day can be challenging, but these cookies provide a sweet way to do it that you’ll look forward to. They’re made with real ingredients and gluten-free oat flour, with 18 grams of protein per cookie. The cookies are soft and chewy, but not too sweet, and free from sugar alcohols, trans fat, dairy, soy and eggs. Buy them here.
4. Country Archer Mini Beef Sticks
The mini beef sticks are the perfect size to stash in your backpack, desk or even pocket, with only 50 calories each and 5 grams of protein, plus no sugar. The beef is 100% grass-fed, contains no nitrates, MSG, hormones or antibiotics. These are a great choice for the paleo or keto diets or just for a boost during the day. Buy them here.
This Bar Saves Lives just released a kids version of their popular bars, made with clean ingredients, fruits and vegetables. The bars are nut free, non-GMO certified and kosher. Proceeds from every box purchased provides life-saving food to a child in need, so kids and adults alike can feel good about this purchase. Plus, the kids bars come in several scrumptious flavors that are hard to resist. Buy them here.
6. Sweet Apricity Sea Salted Caramels
A bag of these caramels makes a lovely gift or sweet treat for any time of day. The caramels are paleo, dairy free and guilt free, with just a few simple ingredients blending to create a smooth, chewy morsel. Buy them here.
7. Bobo’s Toast’r Pastry
These pastries have 7 grams of protein each and are non-GMO certified, dairy free and vegan. They are sweet, have a satisfying texture and come in several flavors so you can find your favorite snack or breakfast option. This simple, wholesome food is scrumptious and you can feel good about eating it, since it’s made in the U.S. by people, never automated. Buy them here.
8. Becca’s Gourmet Goodies Chocolate Vanilla Sandwich Cookies
A chocolate cookie with sweet cream inside comes from a Colorado gluten-free bakery that specializes in all kinds of goodies that can be purchased online. You can choose your filling flavor and whether the cookies should contain dairy, and the cookies are soy free as well. Buy them here.
9. Lone Star Botanicals Tea
A cup of herbal tea can be just what the doctor ordered during the chilly flu season. We sampled Wellness Tea and Feel Good Tea, both caffeine free. Wellness Tea can boost immunity and is made of 100 percent organic herbs, plus is full of nutrients and immune boosting properties. Feel Good Tea, on the other hand, promotes positive energy, an elevated mood and inner calm. The tea is organic and the sachets are biodegradable. Buy them here.
10. ChocoVivo Superfood Chocolate Butter
This creamy, decadent chocolate butter is made with real cacao nibs, not cocoa powder. It’s made from stone ground chocolate butter and is dairy free, GMO free, vegan and gluten free. The spread comes in convenient packets that are easy to take on the go. We also sampled ChocoVivo’s Mayan Tradition dark chocolate, which was cinnamony and spicy, paleo and highly recommended. Buy them here.