Some people’s required or preferred dietary needs call for them to avoid foods with gluten in them. These individuals will be delighted to receive thoughtfully put together gluten free gift baskets.
What To Put In Gluten Free Gift Baskets
The general name for proteins found in wheat is gluten. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, gluten helps food maintain its shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Interestingly, gluten can be found in a number of food products that you would not suspect, so you have to be careful in making your gift basket selections.
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Some excellent fillers* for your gluten free gift baskets include:
*As indicated by expert sources and manufacturers. Recipients with high gluten sensitivity may wish to look into further.
Cheeses And Nuts
*When it comes to cheeses, several expert sources recommend not getting the cheese from the grocery deli counter as could get cross-contaminated with some gluten in preparation. Aim for the products that come straight from the manufacturer instead.
Cheddar-Can find in small blocks.
Parmesan-Get the whole chunks.
*When picking out nuts, avoid those with added flavor coatings on them. Stick to plain, unprocessed nuts and gluten-free labeling for confirmation.
Cooking Oils, Sauces, and Spices For Gluten Free Gift Baskets
Avocado Oil from a brand such as BetterBody Foods.
Balsamic Vinegar like this Giusto Sapore Superior Quality Dark From Italy.
Olive Oil such as Pompeian Smooth Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Spices from a brand such as Simply Organic.
Brownie Mix like this delicious Cup 4 Cup Gluten Free Chocolate.
Cookies that are drool worthy such as these WOW Baking Company Gluten Free Lemon Bursts.
Cupcakes such as the ooey, gooey Katz Gluten Free Chocolate Crème Filled version.
Apple Juice from Wish Juice,
Beef Jerky is an easy snack inclusion. Include this Oh Boy! Oberto Classics Original Thin Style.
Chewing Gum from Glee Gum, Simpy Gum, or Trident (Verywellfit).
Pretzels that you can sink your teeth into such as Snyder’s of Hanover.
Raw Pumpkin Seeds
Raw Sunflower Seeds such as Gerbs.
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