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How to Build a Gluten-Free Grocery List

We’ll help you discover the best gluten-free foods in our stores so you can plan ahead, create a shopping list and stock up with ease.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a gluten-free beginner or experienced eater — a trip to the grocery store can be stressful. What can you eat? What do you avoid? Good news: From bakery to dairy to grocery, our aisles are well-stocked with gluten-free must-haves. Use this handy grocery list to discover your favorite gluten-free foods and brands so you can plan ahead and shop with confidence.

Gluten-Free Shopping Tips

Whether you’re planning your grocery list or you’ve already started shopping, use these helpful tips to set yourself up for success.

  • Check ingredients lists: Keep your eye out for ingredients that contain gluten, such as barley, wheat and rye. Even if a food appears to be gluten-free, you should always double-check the label.

  • Look for gluten-free certifications: Foods with a gluten-free certification on their labels have been third-party tested to meet the requirements for gluten and food labeling set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

  • Try our 365 brand: For all your fridge and pantry stocking needs, all of our 365 by Whole Foods Market products that are labeled as "gluten-free" have been third-party tested and certified.

  • Wheat-free doesn’t mean gluten-free: Foods that are labeled as “wheat-free” may also contain barley, rye or spelt. Read ingredient lists carefully.

  • Search products by special diet: Looking for your favorite gluten-free crackers? Stocking up on almond flour? You can quickly check product availability in your store by selecting the gluten-free filter.

  • We’re here to help: Looking for your favorite gluten-free bread or frozen pizza? Ask a team member for help locating hard-to-find items or visit the service desk in your store.

Gluten-Free Grocery List

While this is by no means an exhaustive list, it’s a great starting point for stocking up on essentials. Selection may vary by store, so be sure to check product availability at your Whole Foods Market location before creating your list.

Our picks:

  • Tortillas made from corn and alternative flours (almond, chickpea, coconut, cassava)

  • Breads, bagels, buns and English muffins made from alternative flours (brown rice, tapioca, sorghum)

  • Cauliflower-based breads, tortillas and pizza crusts

  • Prepared pie crusts made from alternative flours (brown rice)

  • Gluten-free cupcakes

Our picks:

  • Rice: white, brown and wild

  • Grains: amaranth, buckwheat, gluten-free oats, millet, quinoa, sorghum, teff

  • Dried pasta made from brown rice, quinoa, chickpeas or lentils

  • Rice noodles

  • Grits

  • Polenta

  • Cereals made from corn, buckwheat, gluten-free oats or quinoa

  • Gluten-free tamari

  • Coconut aminos

  • Oil: olive, coconut, canola, grapeseed

  • Vinegar: apple cider, balsamic, red wine and champagne

  • Chicken, vegetable and beef broth*

  • Canned tomatoes

  • Canned beans: black, chickpea, cannellini, pinto

  • Dried or canned lentils

  • Tahini

  • Nut and seed butters: peanut, almond, cashew, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed

  • Condiments*: ketchup, mayonnaise, fruit preserves, salad dressing

  • Pickles

  • Spices

Our picks:

  • Alternative flours: almond, cassava, coconut, tapioca, buckwheat, quinoa, chickpea, brown rice, hazelnut, amaranth, bean, millet, sorghum, gluten-free oat

  • Starches: arrowroot, corn, tapioca, potato

  • Baking powder

  • Cornmeal

  • Almond meal

  • Sweeteners: honey, maple syrup, agave, stevia, cane sugar, brown sugar

  • Active dry yeast

  • Baking chips

  • Frozen fruit

  • Frozen vegetables

  • Frozen cauliflower pizza crust

  • Frozen gluten-free entrées (bowls, breaded options)

  • Frozen gluten-free waffles

  • Frozen gluten-free pizza

  • Frozen gluten-free breakfast sausages

  • Ice cream, sorbet and gelato

Our picks:

  • Chips: tortilla, potato, plantain, veggie, cauliflower, lentil

  • Puffs: corn, chickpea, cauliflower

  • Pork rinds

  • Dips: guacamole, salsa, hummus, tzatziki

  • Gluten-free crackers and pretzels

  • Popcorn

  • Gluten-free chocolate bars

  • Jerky: beef, turkey, chicken, pork, salmon, mushroom

  • Nuts and seeds: almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews, peanuts, sunflower seeds

  • Dried fruit

Our picks:

  • Summer squash: zucchini and yellow

  • Winter squash: butternut, spaghetti, delicata, kobocha

  • Root vegetables and tubers: potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, beets

  • Spiralized veggie noodles made from sweet potatoes, zucchini or beets

  • Citrus

  • Melons

  • Berries: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries

  • Tropical fruit: pineapple, mango, kiwi

  • Apples and pears

  • Stone fruit: peaches, plums, apricots

  • Tomatoes

  • Leafy greens: spinach, kale, Swiss chard, broccoli rabe

  • Salad greens: romaine, arugula

  • Mushrooms

  • Broccoli and cauliflower

  • Fresh herbs: parsley, cilantro, rosemary, dill, thyme

  • Onions, shallots and garlic

Our picks:

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Nut-based cheeses: almond, cashew

  • Milk

  • Milk alternatives: almond, coconut, oat

  • Yogurt

  • Butter

  • Sour cream

Our picks:

  • Beef

  • Bison

  • Lamb

  • Pork

  • Poultry

  • Meat alternatives: plant-based burger patties and sausages, tofu and tempeh

Our picks:

  • Salmon

  • Halibut

  • Cod

  • Snapper

  • Shrimp

  • Scallops

  • Lobster

  • Mussels

  • Smoked salmon

  • Gluten-free breaded fish

  • Canned tuna and salmon

Our picks:

  • Sparkling waters

  • Juice (orange, cranberry, tart cherry)

  • Coffee

  • Kombucha

  • Coconut water

  • Wine

  • Hard seltzers

  • Cider*

  • Tequila

  • Rum

  • Vodka

Ready to build your grocery list?

Download the Whole Foods Market app to access your shopping list. Use the Products tab to search for your favorite gluten-free products or filter results by other dietary preferences, sales and deals, local brands and more. Add what you need to your list for your next trip to your local store.

*Read labels carefully, as these foods may contain hidden sources of gluten.

The information provided on this website is not intended as medical or healthcare information or advice. Please consult your healthcare professional(s) regarding all matters related to your diet and health, including any possible impact when starting any diet or continuing with a restricted diet on a long-term basis. Since product formulations change (and products may contain additional or different ingredients, nutrition or usage information than is presented on this website), you should always check product packaging for the most recent ingredient and special diet information.

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