Five Gluten-Free Snacks

Deciding to go gluten-free does not imply that you have to sacrifice your taste, versatility as well as nutrition. Our gluten-free snacks are more than soup and salads, we have included some really tasty treats and snacks! Even though most candy is actually gluten-free, it is much healthier to cook your own snacks at home. You can choose any of the following gluten-free snacks.

5 Gluten-Free Snacks

1. Gluten free muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoonful of Xanthan gum
  • 1/2 cup of canola oil
  • 2/3 cup of grave nectar
  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries
  • 2/3 cup of rice milk
  • 1 teaspoonful of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoonful of ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Combine canola oil, rice milk, vanilla and grave nectar and stir them until they form smooth batter. A smooth batter can be formed by continuously stirring in both directions.
  • With the help of a spatula, fold your blueberries to distribute them evenly in the batter
  • Pour 1/3 of the batter into a cup
  • Bake your muffins for about 22 minutes and check to see how well they have turned out
  • Remember to rotate the pan after 15 minutes
  • Allow the muffins to stand for about 10-15 minutes and then transfer them to a wire rack so that they can cool completely.
  • Store you muffins at room temperature (Use an airtight container) for up to three days.

2. Chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoonful of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoonful of gluten free vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoonful of baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups of packed brown sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups of gluten free baking powder
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoonful of salt

Directions

  • Preheat an oven until it attains 375 degrees before you begin the baking process
  • Prepare a well greased baking sheet to prevent sticking
  • With the help of a small bowl, combine your cream butter and sugar
  • Slowly add the replacer eggs and vanilla before you mix them
  • Sift your gluten free flour and mix with baking soda, salt as well as baking powder
  • Stir into cream butter so that you can have them blended completely
  • Stir your chocolate chips
  • Using a teaspoon, drop the cookies 2-3 inches away from each other on the prepared baking sheet
  • Bake them for about 8 minutes to until they change to light brown
  • Allow your cookies 2 minutes so that they can cool before removing your wire racks
  • You can use aluminum foil to keep them moist and evenly cooked. This will also make it easy to clean the foil once you complete preparing them

gluten-free snacks - pignoli cookies

3. Pignoli cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups of pine nuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 12 ounces of almond paste
  • 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar

Directions

It will only take you 30 minutes to prepare and 18 minutes to cook.

  • Preheat an oven to 325 degrees before you begin the baking process
  • Line two clean cookies sheets with a lightly greased foil or aluminum foil
  • Mix almond paste and sugar using a food processor
  • Make sure that they turn smooth
  • Add 2 egg whites and confectioners’ sugar
  • Process the mixture until it turns very smooth.
  • Whisk the other 2 egg whites in bowl and put the pine nuts on a plate
  • With lightly floured hands, roll the dough into 1-inch and coat them in egg whites.
  • Shake off any excess to get better cookies.
  • Press them lightly to stick
  • Arrange the balls on a cookie sheet and flatten them slightly to form 1 inch round balls
  • Bake them for 18 minutes using your preheated oven
  • Cook them until they turn light brown
  • Allow them 1-2 minutes then transfer them into wire rack

4. Gluten free brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoonful of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil (you use 1/3 cup of olive oil)
  • 1/2 cup of almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of baking powder
  • 1/4 cup of brown rice flour
  • 6 ounces of dark chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoonfuls of chocolate chips
  • Pinch Celtic oil
  • 2 organic eggs

Directions

  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease an 8×8 inch square baking pan.
  • Combine your eggs, coffee, sugar, vanilla and olive oil before mixing them thoroughly on medium bowl
  • Using a double boiler, melt the chocolate chips for about 10 or more.
  • Add the melted chocolate to the previous egg mixture and then mix them thoroughly
  • Add flour, baking powder as well as salt
  • With a spatula, gently fold them to come up a thick mixture.
  • Put your batter in the pan and then sprinkle 3 tablespoonfuls of your dark chocolate chips
  • Bake them for 30 minutes and then check to see how well they are doing. If ready remove them from the oven
  • Allow the brownies to cool for about 20-30 so that they do not crumble in your kitchen

5. Potato salad with quail eggs and anchovy

While not technically sweet, who doesn’t love potato salad?

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped chives
  • 1 anchovy finely chopped
  • 100g potatoes
  • 100g of green beans
  • 1 tablespoonful of chopped parsley
  • 4 quail eggs

Directions

  • Heat a medium pan of water until it simmers
  • Lower your quail eggs in the pan and cook them for three minutes
  • Using a slotted spoon, lift the eggs out and place them in a cold bowl of water
  • Put your beans in the pan and allow them to simmer for 4 minutes so that they can become tender
  • Remove them from the hot pan using a slotted spoon and then plunge them into a bowl containing cold water
  • Put your potatoes in a pan and then boil them for about 10-15 minutes
  • Drain the potatoes and leave them to cool for ten minutes
  • As the potatoes continue to cool, peel off your quail eggs and then cut them into different halves
  • Toss your beans and potatoes using chopped anchovy, lemon juice and herbs.
  • Finally, top them with quail eggs before serving to your guest or family for lunch

In conclusion, it is not mandatory to be a great chef before you can prepare gluten-free snacks for your family. Our website has a list of many recipes that can benefit you greatly. Whether you want to cook breakfast, lunch or dinner, do not hesitate to check on our website. We offer you with tips on how to prepare delicious and nutritious meals without spending the whole day at the kitchen when you should be doing something else.

What is your favorite gluten-free snack?

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