Quick Guide to Gluten-Free Snacking: Tips, Tricks, and Resources

Quick Guide to Gluten-Free Snacking: Tips, Tricks, and Resources

Eat For Life By Marsha


Check for CCA Certified on snack labels

Celiac Canada works to ensure safe, gluten-free food is affordable and accessible. Look for the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) logo on food products and know they meet strict standards.


Go for the Natural Produce, but be aware of cross contamination

Fruits and veggies make for a nutritious and refreshing snack. If you are considering baking your own cookies and treats at home, consider plant based flour, such as cassava flour, almond flour, chickpea flour, and buckwheat flour. These bring a richer layer of nutrients into your diet. However, be mindful of gluten cross-contamination, especially if different flours are processed together..


Engage with a Community

Upon a celiac diagnosis, you may feel overwhelmed and your first thought might be there goes my bread, cookies, cereal... But one of the most important thing to remember is that you are no alone in this. Join the Calgary Celiac Association, who offer info sessions and resources to its members. If you have non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), consider joining a facebook group, or even better, come visit our Gluten-Free Pantry store, where you can benefit from a great conversation with Marsha who loves giving tips and tricks!


Shop at Gluten-Free Pantry

If you are in Calgary, drop by our Gluten-Free Pantry store! Otherwise, order a Snackalicious box online to have a selection of snacks delivered to your doorstep.