25+ Resources for Starting a Gluten-Free Diet

A gluten free resource list for people just starting or pros needing more information and ideas.

I must admit being very confused as I stared at the computer screen and tried to determine what I needed in our stockpile to try the gluten-free lifestyle. I knew that Udi’s Gluten-Free products were a great starting place but what else did we need?

If you are facing that same dilemma, I have compiled these resources just for you.

Gluten-Free Groceries & Restaurants

Shopping List at Udi’s Gluten Free ~ I love this grocery list because it doesn’t scare the bee-geezers out of me. Some of the pantry lists that I found had items that were completely foreign to me.

Restaurant & Grocery Store Listing ~ If you are wanting to go out to eat or need to find a grocery store that carries a selection of gluten free products, this list can be searched by state and then narrowed by retailer.

Gluten Free Conversion ~ How to change any recipe to gluten free.

Gluten Free Product Search ~ Looking for gluten-free soy sauce… or anything? Search this database.

Gluten Free Shopping List and Menu Plan ~ Get a printable one month menu and shopping list for a gluten free diet from $5 Dollar Dinners.

Gluten Free Products in Stores ~ Fabulous listing with links to the gluten-free products available at several grocery stores.

Complete List of Gluten Free Foods ~ Want to know which products are naturally gluten-free? Check out this list.

Gluten-Free Recipes

Udi’s Gluten Free Recipe Box ~ Search the Udi’s database by meal, ingredients, exclusions… find exactly what you are looking for and know that is it gluten-free.

Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Recipes ~ A long list of recipes, primarily bread products, but offers just about everything you need from GF Graham Crackers to GF Lasagna.

Gluten Free Recipe Box ~ A list of recipes and more. Visit the Celiac EducationCeliac DiseaseGluten Intolerance or Gluten Sensitivity category, and more, for articles.

Real Sustenance Recipe List ~ Huge list of gluten- and dairy- free recipes.

Gluten Free Dinners ~ Visit Elana’s Pantry for a long list of gluten free dinner ideas and recipes.

Gluten-Free Cookbooks

100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes (100 Best Recipes)

Gluten-Free on a Shoestring: 125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap

The Healthy Gluten-Free Life: 200 Delicious Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free and Egg-Free Recipes!

Gluten-Free Made Easy As 1,2,3: Essentials For Living A Gluten-Free Life

Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health

Eat Like a Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-free Kids

Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids: Fun Eats from Breakfast to Treats

The Ultimate Allergy-Free Snack Cookbook: Over 100 Kid-Friendly Recipes for the Allergic Child

Gluten-Free Support

Udi’s Gluten Free Community ~ If you have questions, this community has answers. If you are a veteran of the gluten-free lifestyle, have particular sensitivities, or just want more information, connect with people just like you in the Udi’s community.

Celiac Support Groups ~ If you have Celiac Disease, you can use these support groups to gather the information you need and find support for the stressful adjustments you need to make.

Gluten Free and Beyond Forum ~ With threads for related illnesses, favorite vendors, and more, this appears to be a very active community.

Gluten-Free Apps

Gluten-Free Groceries – They call themselves the yellow pages of gluten-free food. Want to know what brands of salad dressing, soup or hot dogs are okay? Check it out.

Gluten Free – The free version of this app includes a shopping list, 700+ ingredients and their GF status, menus, and location based suggestions. A scanning feature is available.

Gluten Free Checklist — Gluten Free Products, Recipes and Information – Whether you’re new to a gluten-free diet or an old pro, the GlutenFreeChecklist.com app will save you time and money when shopping for gluten-free products or looking for restaurants with gluten-free menu options.

Gluten Free Registry – Gluten Free Registry is the leading curated database of gluten-free friendly restaurants, coffee houses, grocers, caterers and more.

Gluten-Free on Pinterest

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  1. says

    This is a great resource. I certainly found the beginning weeks of going gluten free the most stressful. How is it going for your family so far?

  2. kerstin says

    thanks for the work you put into this. do you know about products/restaurants for us in germany? I live here and have the hardest time finding a variety of foods or a restaurant where they have even heard of our problem.

    take care

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