List of foods containing gluten

FOODS CONTAINING GLUTEN (NOT all inclusive) All breads, pastries, cookies, donuts, pasta, crackers, cereal, croutons, etc made from wheat flour Barley (often hidden in many items, even brown rice syrup) Battered anything, French fries, sweet potato fries, ask about the oil they are cooked in too! Bouillon cubes, canned/ packaged soup bases/broths Bran Breaded on the outside, or bread crumbs in meat (chicken parmesan, meatballs, meatloaf) Brewer’s Yeast Bulgar Candy, red licorice, protein bars, energy bars, anything processed and packaged. Canned soup (read labels carefully, like cereal, most are labeled gluten-free if they actually are) Communion wafers Couscous, Durum Dextrin (found on meat, as in pre-seasoned meat), self basting poultry also avoid Disodium Wheatgermamido Peg-2 Eggs served at restaurants sometimes have pancake batter mixed into the uncooked eggs. Einkorn wheat Emmer Farina, Farro Graham flour Granola and granola bars, unless made with certified gluten-free oats (oats are gluten-free by nature, but are often processed in a plant that also processes wheat). Hot dogs, imitation meat or seafood Kamut wheat Maida Malt, malt beverages, malt vinegar, malt extract, malt flavoring. Modified food starch Most beer, unless labeled. Tito’s Vodka appears to be a safe alcohol. Avoid grain based spirits. Nutritional supplements (read labels) Orzo Pizza Processed lunch meats, always purchase organic/all meat options from the deli. Protein powders Purchased cheesecake filling often includes wheat flour Sauces and gravies (read labels or make your own) Seasoned snack foods and rice mixes (pre-packaged) Semolina Some potato chip seasonings may contain malt vinegar or wheat starch Soy sauce, salad dressings and marinades (read label carefully). Spelt Sulfosuccinate Triticale Udon Vegetables in sauces (packaged...

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