Gluten-free School Lunch Options

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Alas, the school cafeteria: A place where gluten and other allergens are free roaming. Don’t fret, there are plenty of wonderful GF conveniently packaged foods your child will enjoy (And many non-GF kids might get jealous of how delicious they look!)

Here are my favorite gluten-free products for school lunch:

lunchboxUdi’s bread
I absolutely adore Udi’s, as I have written about them several times. Their bread has a wonderful taste and the texture is just like real bread. It is shelf stable and great for sandwiches. Click here for a recipe on Sassy Grilled Cheese. PB&J would also be a good choice for a lunch box. For online ordering, click here.

GoRaw Freeland Foods: Flax Snax
Flax is a wonderful source of magnesium, omega 3’s, fiber and protein. Their flax snax are gluten-free, nut-free and produced in an all-raw kitchen.

Enjoy Life: Soft baked, chewy chocolate chip cookies
Enjoy Life is such a wonderful company. They strive to make sure all their products are free of the top 8 allergens which are: gluten, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish and shellfish. I personally am in love with these cookies. Their soft chewy texture is wonderful.

Kettle Foods: Potato Chips
These chips are the real deal. They are salted to perfection and have a wide variety of delicious flavors. All chip products are made in a dedicated gluten-free facility and are also free of nuts (for those with nut-allergies). Some of my favorite flavors include: Jalapeno, Sweet Onion and Backyard BBQ- YUM!

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Author Information: Jessica Meyer, Austin, TX
Jessica Meyer, B.S. Nutrition Science
Austin Gluten Free Examiner: http://www.examiner.com/x-18200-Austin-Gluten-Free-Examiner
Blog: http://atxglutenfree.wordpress.com
E-mail: JessLynnMeyer@gmail.com
Twitter: ATXglutenfree


About Jessica Meyer

Jessica Meyer is an Austinite and graduate of Baylor University, B.S. Nutrition Science. Her life was changed when she was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2009. Jessica currently works as a Nutritionist specializing in gluten-free living, anti-aging, brain spectrum disorders and sports nutrition. Contact: Jesslynnmeyer@gmail.com.

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