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40 Affordable Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

40 cheap gluten free snack ideas

Converting to a gluten-free diet isn’t necessarily expensive. It can be if you buy all pre-packaged, unhealthy snacks. If you stick to healthy naturally gluten-free foods, like fruits and veggies, you can actually save money while living a gluten-free lifestyle. Listed below are 40 of my favorite gluten-free snacks.

1. Apples
2. Sliced tomatoes with black pepper and salt
3. Peanut Butter and Celery
4. Hummus and veggies
5. Guacamole and veggies
6. Guacamole and blue corn chips (Trader Joe’s sells an excellent brand of blue corn chips that sell for only $2)
7. Air popped popcorn
8. Blueberries
9. Kiwi
10. Fried squash/zucchini (slice up, season, and fry with olive oil!)
11. Fried potatoes (slice, season, and fry with olive oil). Fattening, but great!
12. Pumpkin seeds
13. Brazil nuts (a bit pricey upfront, but you only need a handful!)
14. Quinoa with veggies,spices and hot sauce
15. Homemade garbanzo beans (soak overnight and cook on low heat in a crock pot for several hours)
16. Scrambled eggs with broccoli, onions, mushrooms, and tomatoes
17. Homemade salsa with corn tortilla chips (check Trader Joe’s for great prices)
18. Thai Rice Bowls at Trader Joe’s-Just add boiling water (only 99 cents a piece!)
19. Homemade trail mix – Nuts, seeds, and dark chocolate chips
20. Gluten free pretzels with guacamole (try Snyder’s brand – taste just like regular wheat pretzels!)
21. Sliced cucumbers
22. Brown rice with stir fried veggies
23. Plain yogurt (try So Delicious if vegan)
24. Baked sweet potatoes with chives
25. Salad
26. Bowl of black and green olives
27. Oatmeal (make sure it is certified gluten free, Trader Joe’s Rolled Oats is great!).
28. Gluten free granola (check bulk bins for great prices)
29. A handful of almonds
30. Sunflower seeds
31. Homemade cookies, muffins, or any other type of treat. Whole Foods has tons of great recipes on their site.
32. Grapes
33. Frozen veggies (Just sprinkle some seasoning and you have a great, filling snack)
34. Hard boiled eggs
35. Stir fried seasoned mushrooms
36. Avocado – Slice into salads, make into guacamole, spread on crackers, or just eat it by itself!
37. Gluten free toast – Udi’s is pretty good
38. Quesadillas (try Food for Life’s Gluten Free wraps)
39. Dark chocolate (Just a little will do! Try Green and Black’s Organic 85% or Endangered Species 88%)
40. Chocolate covered strawberries

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