Gluten Free Processed Foods

Should We Stop Eating All Gluten Free Processed Foods?

With the recent recalls of gluten free processed foods such as Cheerios (check out my blog about this from last week) and Ocean’s Halo Gluten Free Seaweed Chips. It can really make you stress about what you’re eating. My whole philosophy about being gluten free stems from the fact that I started this lifestyle back in 2007 before the proliferation of gluten free processed foods. Therefore I had to eat real food that was naturally gluten free or make my own gluten free items. I still keep that same philosophy.

I know that’s it can be very easy to go pick up a gluten free frozen meal or other gluten free processed foods at the store, but should we always be concerned about possible contamination? In light of these recent events should we be more stringent about what gluten free items we buy.  Who should we trust to tell us the truth about a product really being gluten free?  Should we be wary of everyone because they all want to cash in on this gluten free fad?

Many of us are extremely busy and don’t have the time to put into making gluten free food which can sometimes be more time-consuming to make because of the lack of quick non-processed options like pastas, bread etc.  … Read Full Post