5 Unexpected Foods That Contain Gluten
It sometimes feels like there’s Gluten in everything and that can be very overwhelming. How many times have you accidentally eaten gluten? It can happen a lot it, especially if you’re new to a Gluten Free Diet. It even seems to happen when you’ve been Gluten Free for years. You can’t just assume things are Gluten Free. It’s in so many things you’d never expect. I’ve accidentally glutened myself so many times and it’s always awful. So I thought I’d share my list of 5 Unexpected foods that may contain Gluten, in the hopes that it help other people avoid getting sick.
Here’s my List of 5 Unexpected Foods That Contain Gluten:
1. Restaurant Scrambled Eggs and Omelettes
When eating out you might think that eggs are the one safe thing to order. Well this isn’t always the case. Some Restaurants use Pancake Batter to Fluff up their Eggs. Make sure to ask your server or order over easy.
2. Imitation Crab
If you’re new to a gluten free diet then you may be surprised to find out that they use Wheat Flour, when they making Imitation Crab. Some Sushi Restaurants use imitation, so make sure you ask before ordering the California Roll.
3. Canned Soups
Make sure to check the labels before buying any Canned Soups. Most of them have some sort of wheat noodle or wheat flour thickener. There are some choices that are gluten free but never just assume it will be.
4. Flavored Potato Chips
There are many flavours of potato chips that are gluten free but never assume that they’re all safe. There are some flavours out there that contain gluten.
5. Chocolate and Candy
Never assume that Candy or Chocolate is Gluten Free just because there aren’t Cookies or Wafers added. There are several kinds of Candy and Chocolate Bars that contain Gluten, that you wouldn’t expect to. Licorice, Smarties and Milky Way all contain gluten. It’s always best to read the label.
Have you came across any products that contained gluten, that you didn’t think did? Let us know in the comment section. it could help keep someone from getting accidentally glutened.
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