Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Snack Time Is Back!

Who says being GF means you have to miss out on snack time? Try this yummy mix for an afternoon craving!

Chex® Chili and Garlic Snack Mix

8 cups Corn Chex® or Rice Chex® cereal
1 bag (3 oz) GF popcorn, popped
1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons chili powder

1. Heat over 300˚F. In a very large bowl, mix cereal, popcorn, and peanuts. Drizzle with oil; toss until evenly coated.

2. In a small bowl, mix the remaining ingredients; sprinkle over cereal mixture. Toss until evenly coated. Spread cereal mixture in ungreased large roasting pan.

3. Bake, uncovered 15 minutes, stirring once. Spread on wax paper to cool, about 10 minutes. Store in airtight container for up to one week.

For more GF recipes from Chex®, click here.

GF Snack Lists: Gluten-Free Chips & Snack Foods

Trader Joe’s: BBQ Chips; Blue Corn Tortilla Chips; Crunchy Curls; Hemp Tortilla Chips w/Black Sesame Seeds; Jalapeño Cheese Crunchies; Organic Baked Blue Corn Tortilla Chips; Organic Baked Nacho Tortilla Chips; Organic Blue Corn Tortilla Chips; Organic Corn Chip Dippers; Organic White Corn Tortilla Chips; Organic Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips, Round; Popped Potato Chips (Barbeque and Salted); Potato Chips; Red Bliss Potato Chips; Reduced Guilt Tortilla Strips; Restaurant Style Organic White Corn Tortilla Chips; Salsa Tortilla Chips; Sea Salt & Pepper Rice Crisps; Soy & Flaxseed Tortilla Chips (Spicy and Regular); Sweet Potato Chips; Vegetable Root Chips; Veggie & Flaxseed Tortilla Chips; White Corn Tortilla Strips; Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips; Lightly Salted Rice Cakes; Savory Thins (Original, Minis, Edamame, or Multiseed with Soy Sauce); Lundberg (found at Trader Joe’s) Organic Brown Rice Cracker; Buccaneer Joes White Cheddar Corn Puffs; Fat Free Caramel Popcorn; Gourmet White Popcorn; Kettle Corn (Regular and Lite); Lite Popcorn 50% Less Salt; Microwave Popcorn (94% Fat Free, Natural Butter); Reduced Fat Cheese Crunchies; Organic Popcorn with Olive Oil; White Cheddar Popcorn

For others, visit: http://www.traderjoes.com/labels_and_lists.html

Frito-Lay: Their list of gluten-free products is huge! Visit http://www.fritolay.com/your-health/products-not-containing-gluten.html for more information.

Kettle: All Kettle Brand ® Potato Chips (including Kettle Brand ® Baked, Organic, and Krinkle Cut Potato Chips) are gluten-free. Other products (including their tortilla chips), are not gluten-free.

Herr’s: Potato Chips: Cheddar & Sour Cream; Crisp N’ Tasty; Lightly Salted; Honey BBQ; Jalapeño Kettle; Ketchup; Lightly Salted; Mesquite BBQ Kettle; No Salt; Old Bay; Old Fashioned: Original Kettle; Red Hot; Ripple; Russet Kettle; Salt and Vinegar; Salt & Pepper; all of the Corn and Tortilla Chips are free of gluten. For other GF Herr’s products, please visit: http://www.herrs.com/Products/AllergyInfo.html

Snyder of Hanover: Many chip, crisp, and popcorn options! See the list at http://snydersofhanover.stores.yahoo.net/glfrprli.html.