The Top Gluten-Free Cereals to Keep in Your Pantry
Many people can pour a big bowl of cereal for breakfast without thinking twice. But for those with a gluten allergy or sensitivity| it’s not as easy. While there are plenty of homemade gluten-free recipes you can take the time to cook up| certain mornings call for a healthy breakfast that’s quick and satisfying. If a good old bowl of cereal is what you’re craving| reach for one of these gluten-free approved boxes.
u2014 Additional reporting by Lizzie Fuhr
| Enjoy Life Crunchy Flax With Chia
Start your day with the dynamic (and delicious duo) of chia and flax with a bowl of Enjoy Life Crunchy Flax with Chia ($4) cereal. With 5 grams of fiber| 7 grams of protein| and 100 milligrams of omega-3s| what’s not to love?
| General Mills Rice Chex
You might be surprised to learn that many Chex cereals are gluten-free so you can enjoy Rice Chex ($5/box)| Corn Chex| Honey Nut Chex| Cinnamon Chex| and even Chocolate Chex without a spec of gluten.
| Kay’s Naturals Gluten Free Protein Cereal
Another great cereal option for those who want something similar to Cheerios| Kay’s Naturals French Vanilla Protein Cereal ($6/box) is made with a variety of ingredients| including corn flour| rice flour| pea fiber| and evaporated cane juice; it’s also fat free.
| Barbara’s Honey Rice Puffins
Crispy and sweet| Barbara’s Honey Rice Puffins ($6) are deliciously light and crunchy pillows made with the goodness of brown rice| touched with the natural sweetness of honey. Beyond being a delicious gluten-free breakfast| they also make for a satisfying snack.
| Arrowhead Mills Organic Maple Buckwheat Flakes
For a sweet treat that is reminiscent of corn flakes| you may want to try Organic Maple Buckwheat Flakes ($5) from Arrowhead Mills. This crunchy cereal is gluten- and cholesterol-free| comes lightly sweetened with maple syrup| and you can enjoy it with plain milk| or with yogurt and fruit.
| EnviroKidz Lightly Frosted Amazon Flakes
Don’t overlook gluten-free foods for kids! Case in point u2014u00a0this EnviroKidz Organic Amazon Frosted Flakes Cereal ($5/box). This cereal is tasty and made from gluten-free ingredients like organic corn meal| organic evaporated cane juice| and sea salt. It’s also fat-free| USDA organic certified| and is probably one of the nearest matches to Kellogg’s Corn Flakes you’ll find available.
| Nature’s Path Mesa Sunrise Flakes
Made from a medley of Indian corn| flax| and amaranth| Mesa Sunrise Flakes ($6/box) is naturally sweetened.
| Paleo Coconut Flakes
Low-carb| gluten-free| GMO-free| soy-free| and grain-free Paleo Coconut Flakes ($13/box) only include three ingredients: coconut meat| coconut water| and palm starch. It’s the perfect pick for a gluten-free eater who wants to keep their diet as clean as possible.
| Nature’s Path Whole O’s Cereal
What looks like Cheerios but tastes like Corn Flakes? Nature’s Path Gluten Free Whole O’s Cereal ($4/box). This cereal is USDA organic certified and is made with gluten-free ingredients like buckwheat| quinoa| millet| sorghum| amaranth| brown rice| flax| teff| and whole-grain corn. Whole O’s are high in fiber| low in sugar| and taste delicious.