The Burger King Gluten-Free Menu? Safe or Stay Away?

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Behold the Not So Wondrous Burger King Gluten-Free Menu

Whether you've been newly diagnosed with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, non-celiac gluten sensitivity or have been gluten-free for years (I was diagnosed in 2005), dining out is always a risk. On one hand, we desperately want to enjoy a meal with our family and friends and feel "normal". However, the risk of being glutened is real with side effects ranging from vomiting and diarrhea to bloating and brain fog. And these are just a few reactions of ingesting gluten. The list goes on and on.

So, what do us gluten-free folk do when we want to grab a quick bite to eat at our local fast food restaurant? I've been researching fast food restaurants and (of course) the King came up (no, not Elvis) - Burger King. What's up with the Burger King gluten-free menu? Read on and be sure to check out my other gluten-free fast food posts.

51 Burger King Gluten-Free Items Found

I used Burger King's Allergen filter to search for:

  • Items that do not contain gluten
  • Items that are not prepared in fryer used for products containing wheat

Before you get excited and to save you the time, let me break down the Burger King Gluten-Free offerings. We've got lots of drinks, hot drinks, cold drinks, and frozen drinks. Even gluten-free water!

If you're extremely ravenous, there's a garden side salad, Mott's applesauce, and two types of sundaes.

Garden Side Salad

Caramel Sundae
HERSHEY'S Chocolate Fudge Sundae
HERSHEY'S Chocolate Hand Spun Shake
Strawberry Hand Spun Shake
Vanilla Hand Spun Shake

Mott's Natural Applesauce

BK Joe Coffee
BK Joe Decaf Coffee
BK Joe Iced Coffee

BEVERAGES (oh my god they have water as part of their gluten-free menu list)
Capri Sun Apple Juice
Cherry Icee
Coca Cola
Diet Coke
Dr Pepper
Fat Free Milk
Frosted / Frozen Coke
Low Fat Chocolate Milk
Mello Yello
Minute Maid Lemonade
Minute Maid® Orange Juice
Nestlé Pure Life® Purified Water
Sweet Iced Tea

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Are you a gluten-free newbie an​d confused about what is gluten? Read What is Gluten? Deciphering the Myth and Mystery of Gluten.

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Maureen Stanley was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2005. Way back before gluten-free was “mainstream“. Maureen created Hold The Gluten blog and podcast in 2008 as a way to connect members of the gluten-free community across the world.

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