If You Have Celiac Disease: Grains and Plant Foods to Include on Your Grocery List

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The only treatment for celiac disease is to eat a gluten-free diet. There are plenty of foods that are naturally gluten-free, including fruits, vegetables, beef, poultry, fish, nuts, eggs and more.  Several delicious and nutritious grains can be used in place of grains that contain gluten.



  • Amaranth
  • Corn
  • Quinoa
  • Millet
  • Rice
  • Sorghum
  • Teff


Plant Foods/Starches 

  • Arrowroot
  • Buckwheat
  • Flax
  • Indian rice grass
  • Lentils
  • Potato
  • Sago
  • Soy
  • Tapioca
  • Wild rice
  • Yucca

This list is not complete. People with celiac disease should discuss gluten-free food choices with a registered dietitian or physician who specializes in celiac disease. Use the Find an Expert tool to locate a registered dietitian nutritionist in your area. People with celiac disease should always read food ingredient lists carefully to make sure that the food does not contain gluten.

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