Product Roundup: 10 Sweet Treats for a Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day

During a Gluten-Free Living Facebook Live event on January 25, the GFL team gave their first impressions of hot new foods in the gluten-free world. The theme of this event was sweets and gluten-free items for Valentine’s Day.

Watch the video to hear their thoughts and check out the list of products mentioned and where to find them.

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Click here for our roundup of gluten-free foods from the last Facebook Live the team did. 

1. Diet Cheesecakes

This company boasts the most decadent and healthy cheesecakes on earth. The cheesecakes are creamy, sweet and well-portioned for those who are diabetic, watching their weight or just looking to indulge in an afternoon snack. The cheesecakes are gluten free, low fat and low carb and have only 100 calories each. They would make a lovely Valentine’s Day treat that won’t leave you feeling guilty or bloated. Buy them here.

2. Lily’s Sweets

Lily’s offers no-sugar added chocolate that aims to show chocolate can be an everyday indulgence, not a guilty pleasure. The chocolate bars come in many flavors, though we’re partial to the salted almond. With so much variety, they make a tasty gift or snack to enjoy this winter. Buy them here.

3. Linda’s Lollies

What’s a better gift than a bouquet of gourmet lollipops? Linda’s offers exotic, delectable flavors in long-lasting lollipop form. Flavors include pina colada, mango chile, mint chocolate chip, and mocha cappuccino. They will turn your tongue an unnaturally bright color, but for the sugar rush and novelty, it’s worth it. Buy them here.

 

4. Fruit Bliss Fruit and Nut Bites

Fruit and nuts make a healthy, romantic treat for on-the-go. They combine a tasty blend of fiber-rich fruit and crunchy nut pieces, offering a bite-sized snack that satisfies a sweet tooth in a natural, guilt-free way. Buy them here.

5. Amy’s Chocolate Bars

Amy’s gluten-free, kosher candy have no GMOs and come in many varieties, including a bar with English toffee and almonds, one with a creamy nougat center, and one with chopped pecans. The candy bars are a good size for a late afternoon pick-me-up and are made with organic chocolate. Buy them here.

6. Manuka Honey Dark Chocolate

Made from New Zealand’s Manuka honey, these chocolates are all natural, gluten free, kosher and dairy free. They are a sweet treat, providing a small bite of chocolate with only three ingredients: pure honey, dark chocolate and ginger. Buy them here.

 

7. OWYN Protein Drinks

If you want to show your love to animals and the environment this Valentine’s Day, consider switching to plant-based protein drinks. The OWYN drinks deliver all nine essential amino acids, are a good source of fiber, high source of vegan omega 3 and blend kale, spinach and broccoli. If you’re relying on OWYN to get you through the day, you can rest assured that there is nothing artificial and the drink is gluten free, vegan and free from the top eight food allergens. Buy them here.

8. Wild Planet Wild Sockeye Salmon and Skipjack Wild Tuna

A romantic seafood dinner, but taking on a different form than usual, Wild Planet’s pouches are hand packed in sea salt with no fillers or oil added. The fish is easy to transport, packed with protein and sustainably caught. If you’re looking to get your Omega 3s in, these pouches are an easy way to do so that is flavorful and good for the planet. Buy them here.

9. Truth Bars

Truth Bars are prebiotic and probiotic, scrumptious to taste (we love the chocolate peanut butter crunch bars) and an ideal size for a sweet snack. They’re non-GMO, low in sugar and contain Omega 3s, to boot. Truth Bars emphasize good gut health and pride themselves on using “ingredients with a purpose.” Buy them here.

10. Sejoyia Coco-Roons and Coco-Thins

Sejoyia Coco-Thins are snackable cashew cookies with only six ingredients: coconut, cassava flour, coconut sugar, sea salt, cashews and cocoa. They are paleo and vegan and can be eaten by the handful, as they’re light and crispy. Sejoyia also offers Coco-Roons, chewy cookie bites sweetened with coconut and maple syrup and made with only nine ingredients. They are rich, decadent and bite-sized. Buy them here.

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