It’s great when you can find a company that you can rely on for consistent gluten free products. There are a few out there, like King Arthur, that deliver the goods. Then there is Ian’s gluten free. All of their products are free of most common allergens.
I have tried several of their frozen and packaged products, and I would like to share my reviews with you, so that you can make informed choices. Of course, my tastes are subjective.
Ian’s fish sticks
It’s hard to replicate breading in a gluten free version. If you grew up with Mrs. Pauls or Gorton’s fish sticks, you will be sadly disappointed. These taste like cardboard. There’s no getting around it.
You’d do better with Tyson gluten free nuggets. Again, these taste like cardboard.
French Bread pizza
These are no threat to Stouffer’s. The crust gets really tough if you microwave these. The cheese is gooey and has a weird texture. Pizza is one of the things that’s almost impossible to replicate. I have struggled with this for months and have pretty much given up on ever eating a decent slice of pizza again.
Panko bread crumbs
These were pretty good, with a nice spice blend. They were crunchy, but did not adhere well to my chicken cutlets. I would still recommend these.
I was really amazed to see gluten free croutons at my local store. I think the whole kale thing is a gimmick, but having said that, these are absolutely delicious. They really nailed it. They are crunchy, but not hard as a rock. I am really impressed with these.
So there you have it. You should try these Ian’s products and share your reviews here.