Gluten & Dairy Free Emergency Guide

If you’ve been to the store lately, lines are longer than normal and shelves are empty. There are growing health concerns about the global impact of Coronavirus with worldwide closures and lots of talk about having to stay inside for weeks or even months.

Living with Celiac Disease or a gluten intolerance can be challenging under normal circumstances, but when an emergency hits home, it’s especially important to be prepared in advance. Below is a list of non-perishable gluten free and dairy free foods to help you prepare for what may lie ahead and ensure that you have safe, nourishing food to eat.

Bulk Foods

These gluten-free products are inexpensive and can be bought in large quantities.

  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Potato Flakes
  • Gluten Free Oats

Shelf Stable Milk

These milks can be stored safely at room temperature until ready to use.

  • Silk Shelf Stable Milk
  • Nut Pods Creamer
  • Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk

Canned/Boxed Soups

Stock up on these brands that are ready to eat or just add water.

  • Lotus Foods Soup Packets
  • Thai Kitchen Soup Packets
  • Kettle & Fire Broth & Soups
  • Pacific Broth & Soups

Canned Foods

These canned foods have a long shelf life and are good sources of protein. Canned fish is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids.

  • Beans
  • Tuna/Salmon/Chicken
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Vegetables

Other Non-Perishables

  • Your favorite GF flour
  • Dried Egg Powder/Replacer
  • Canyon Bakehouse Shelf Stable Bread/Bagels
  • Peanut/Almond Butter
  • Protein Bars ex.Lara Bars
  • Applesauce
  • 100% Juice Fruit Cups
  • Gluten Free Cereal
  • Gluten Free Crackers/Chips
  • Nuts/ Seeds
  • Make Your Own Trail Mix
  • Beef Jerky
  • Protein Powder
  • Dehydrated Whole Foods Powder

Long Lasting Fresh Produce

These fruits and vegetables can last weeks to even months! If not able to store in the refrigerator, keep in a cool dark place in your home.

  • Apples
  • Citrus(oranges/lemons)
  • Onions
  • Potatoes/Yams
  • Garlic
  • Carrots
  • Squash(butternut/acorn/spaghetti)

**It’s also a great idea to stock up on frozen fruits, veggies & meats if you need to self-quarantine, but are not concerned about losing electricity.

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