My #1 tip when traveling gluten-free is to BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS! Actually, that might just be one of my life tips in general. Married to a diabetic? Bring a snack. Have toddlers?
Bring a snack. Gonna be stuck in a car for a while? Bring a snack.
You get the idea: before any big trip I stock up on snacks. I always end up with a happy mix of some trusted favorites, some new finds, some healthy choices, and some… less than healthy!
Keep on reading for a list of my FAVORITE gluten-free snacks!
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1. Kind Bars
2. Enjoy Life Bars
Looking for a gluten-free bar that is also nut free? Enjoy Life bars are your best bet. They’re top 8 allergen free, plus yummy!
Are you looking for other gluten-free protein bar options? This post breaks down the BEST gluten-free protein bars plus some easy to make recipes for homemade bars!
3. Sahale Snacks
Believe it or not, packaged nuts are often a source of hidden gluten and will contain a warning on the package about being processed on equipment also processing wheat.
Not so with Sahale Snacks! These are a certified gluten-free snack which gives us an extra level of confidence in their product. Click here to learn more about gluten-free certification and labeling Plus, they come in super creative and amazing flavors!
4. GoGo Squeeze—Applesauce Pouches
Looking for a healthy gluten-free snack for toddlers—applesauce pouches! There are countless brands of applesauce pouches, but I look for applesauce with no added sugar (like these!).
Plus, the kids like the tops on this brand because they take them on/off by themselves. GoGo Squeeze is not only gluten-free but also 100% fruit, non-GMO, nut free, and dairy free. They even make organic pouches and fruit & veggie blend pouches if you wanna sneak in some veggies!
5. Popcorn Indiana
My husband Tyler and I first discovered Popcorn Indiana’s Drizzlecorn flavors over ten years ago—and we buy it a lot. Whenever it’s on sale we snatch up a couple bags, but buying in bulk from Amazon is always an option too.
Tyler’s not a huge fan of kettlecorn, but this decadent dessert-like popcorn is for sure a winner in his book! How could you not like something covered in both white and dark chocolate?
This treat is both kosher and certified gluten-free. Plus, living gluten-free can be restrictive enough, you have to branch out and enjoy a decadent treat for a snack every now and then.
Assorted flavors are often available on Thrive Market as well.
6. Simple Mills Crackers
The kids love them too! I pack them in their lunches with pepperoni slices a lot. One of the things I love about Simple Mills products is they only contain a few ingredients (these crackers have 8 ingredients).
These crackers are more than just a gluten-free snack, they are also non-GMO, free of corn & soy, vegan, and Paleo-friendly.
7. Pirate’s Booty
Toddlers & puffs. It’s a magical mix. Luckily all the flavors of Pirate’s Booty are gluten-free!
Shop all the flavors of Pirate’s Booty on Amazon.com
8. Vegan Rob’s Puffs
Vegan Rob’s puffs are a new certified gluten-free snack we’ve discovered. The texture is great and my kids LOVE these. When we buy them, they polished off the bag FAST. I would say they’re worth the try.
9. Lovely Candy Company
Candy can count as a snack, right? Try candy by Lovely Candy Company. It is not only gluten-free, but also non-GMO and made without high fructose corn syrup and soy!
10. Veggie Straws by Sensible Portions
Shop all of Sensible Portions’ snacks on Amazon.com here.
11. Vermont Smoke & Cure Products
I love jerky and pepperoni for a quick and easy protein boost without added sugar. Vermont Smoke & Cure products are DELICIOUS. Not only are they a protein packed gluten-free snack but they’re antibiotic free as well.
You can find these both on Amazon.com
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