Thanks for reading Gluten-Free Snacks & Sweet Treats Kids Love – recipes and tips for wholesome, homemade meals without gluten, artificial ingredients and preservatives. I’ve referenced a lot of amazing food staples and products, as well as cooking tools and equipment in the book. If you’re looking for suggestions to stock your real food kitchen, please check the list below.
Real Food Staples
Fresh Produce, Meat and Dairy
- Grass-Fed Meat – find local farms near you
- Pasture-Raised Poultry and Eggs – find local farms near you
- Raw Milk, Cheese and Yogurt – ideal source for finding raw dairy producers near your area
Grains, Beans, Nuts and Seeds
- GMO-Free Dried Garbanzo Beans – soak for 8-12 hours before cooking
- Organic, Sprouted Gluten-Free Flours – excellent substitute for traditional flours in baking, cooking, etc.
- Organic Quinoa – great as a substitute for rice or pasta
- Organic, Gluten-Free Elbow Quinoa & Corn Macaroni – perfect texture for kid-pleasing pastas
- Organic, Gluten-Free Sprouted Pasta – this pasta has already been sprouted to save you time
- Organic Tahini – excellent in homemade hummus
- Organic White Rice – soak for 8-12 hours before cooking
Oils and Butter
- Grass-Fed, Organic Ghee – high smoke point, excellent for cooking
- Grass-Fed, Organic Butter – excellent for baking, cooking on low temperatures
- Organic, Extra-Virgin Coconut Oil – perfect for non-cooking recipes, salad dressings, etc.
- Organic Expeller-Expressed Coconut Oil – no coconut flavor, excellent for cooking, deep frying and baking
Other Real Food Essentials
- Raw, Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar – all-purpose staple for dressings, baking, cleaning, etc.
- Grass-Fed Collagen Hydrolysate – protein-rich supplement that can be added to drinks and soups (doesn’t congeal)
- Grass-Fed Gelatin – excellent thickening ingredient for making homemade gummy fruit snacks and marshmallows
- Organic Coconut Milk – great as a base for smoothies, whipped cream, ice cream, soups, etc.
- Organic Nutmeg – excellent in cheese sauces and baking dishes
- Pink Himalayan Salt – loaded with trace minerals and superior to table salt
- Celtic Sea Salt – loaded with trace minerals and superior to table salt
- Organic Maple Syrup – perfect with pancakes and waffles, great for baking
- Organic Muscavato Sugar – excellent sweetener with high molasses content, use 1:1 instead of brown sugar
- Organic Whole Cane Sugar – excellent sweetener that can be used 1:1 instead of white sugar
- Raw Organic Honey – use in sauces, condiments, drinks, etc.
Kitchen Tools & Equipment
Gadgets & Accessories
- Bamboo Cooking Utensil Set
- Cast Iron Tortilla Press
- Cheese Grater
- FSC Certified Baking Parchment Paper
- Lego Silicone Mold
- Mason Jars
- Mixing Bowl Set
- Spiral Vegetable Cutter
Pots & Pans
- Cast Iron Wok
- Cast Iron Loaf Pan
- Cast Iron Muffin Pan
- Cast Iron Baking Sheet
- Large Stock Pot
- Stainless Steel Sauce Pan
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