April 23, 2010
Crackers are an essential snack food. Just because you’re looking to avoid gluten foods doesn’t mean that you have to give up crackers. There are lots of amazing tasting gluten free crackers on the market – or you can make your own. Here is a quick guide to help you find the best gluten free crackers for you and your family.
Brands of Gluten Free Crackers
While it’s a good idea to be aware of the different brands available, there’s no reason to stick with just one brand. It’s a good idea to try several brands and varieties to determine which suits your palette best. You may decide that you like Crunchmaster crackers with cheese and Glutino crackers with salmon spread. It’s all a matter of taste!
Crunchmaster gluten free crackers – Crunchmaster only makes crackers! Whether for that reason or just because of the combination of ingredients they use, their gluten free crackers are amazing. Their varieties include multi-seed, baked rice, multi-grain crisps and multi-grain crackers. All are available at local supermarkets and club stores like Sams Club or Costco.
Glutino gluten free crackers – Glutino is a wonderful supplier of a huge variety of gluten free foods. In their line of crackers they offer plain, cheddar, multi grain, vegetable and table crackers. They also create other snacks like pretzels and breadsticks. All of Glutino’s products are made with the highest quality and are worth trying.
Homemade Gluten Free Crackers
In addition to finding great gluten free crackers at your local grocery store, why not make your own? If you have some extra time, gluten free crackers are a great thing to make and they allow for unlimited experimentation. Once you’ve mastered a basic recipe, you can add your own blend of spices, seeds and herbs. Homemade gluten free crackers are also significantly less expensive than store bought crackers and are often more tasty.
Gluten free cracker recipes are available from a variety of sources. Most flour manufacturers, like Bob’s Red Mill will provide cracker recipes for their flours. Here is one for Saltine gluten free crackers. Remember to have ingredients on hand if you plan on doing a fair bit of gluten free baking.
Gluten free crackers are a must in your pantry. They’re perfect for grab-and-go snacks or for entertaining guests. If you have kids in the house you’ll likely have a hard time keeping the crackers stocked! Try a few brands from the store or experiment with making your own gluten free crackers. Why not make up a few batches this holiday season and bundle them with a selection of cheeses and give them as gifts?
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