Save this post as your go-to gluten free food list. All of the foods on this list are naturally gluten free and therefore, suitable for kids who are following gluten-free diets.
A lot the families who follow this blog are already following gluten-free diets with their children with autism (and other special needs) or are interested in starting a gluten-free diet in their homes.
While this is not medical advice to start a GF diet, my goal is to provide you with the resources you need to successfully put in place a GF diet for your child if you choose to do so.
A Parents’ Perspective
The following gluten free food list is the resource you need to get started choosing naturally gluten free foods for your child
The Gluten Free Food List
Healthy fats :
- Coconut oil
- Olive oil
- Sesame oil
- Almond milk
Naturally gluten-free grains :
- Rice (brown/white)
Fruits are on the “safe” list if your child is following a GF diet (or ‘autism diet’) as all fruits are naturally gluten free. Here are some fruit ideas :
- All melons
Pro tip : use these fruits to make a delicious smoothie for your child
Vegetables are on the “safe” list if your child is following a GF diet (or ‘autism diet’) as all vegetables are naturally gluten free. Here are some vegetable ideas :
- Leafy greens
- Green beans
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