Best Gluten Free/Casein Free Products and Where to Find Them
One question that I have been asked repeatedly over the past thirteen years is, “What are the best GFCF foods”? My son has been Gluten Free/Casein (dairy) Free GFCF/dye free/chemical free for that long, so, I have an idea or two!
Of course, no two people are the same and everyone has different likes and dislikes. Since writing my book and numerous articles, as well as being on TV, radio and being available to talk to parents online, I have a good idea of some of the favorite brands and products.
In the past thirteen years since, so much has changed. Many products had to be ordered online, or specialty stores had to be located. Now, more and more GFCF products and brands are showing up across America. Even typical grocery stores are carrying several lines of GFCF products.
The best grocery store to find the largest supply of GFCF foods at the best prices is Trader Joe’s, which has 464 stores in 41 states and Washington D.C. http://www.traderjoes.com/. Trader Joe’s continues to be an excellent employer and one of the top customer service survey winners for many years. Their website provides a list of their products for their Gluten Free foods (location mentioned, as not all products are available in all stores.)
http://www.traderjoes.com/dietary-lists/gluten-free Remember: Read labels. Some products might have dairy/milk or other ingredients you must avoid. They do not offer a Diary free list, but they do have a Vegan list, which could be helpful, as it will now include products with dairy/milk (eggs are NOT dairy and are allowed on a GFCF diet, yet not on a Vegan diet). Some GFCF favorites: pasta, corn tortillas, almond milk, granola, snickerdoodles, brownie crisps, nuts, dried fruit, sausages (some have milk!), frozen pancakes, GF all-purpose flour, polenta, taco shells, corn chips, and potato chips.
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