Bob’s Red Mill is a whole-grain foods company that was set up in 1978 by Bob and Charlee Moore – it is headquartered in Oregon, USA.
Red Mill pretty much has its fingers in every pie. Its product lines include gluten-free flours, baking mixes, meals, and other essentials; appetizing and assorted fresh salads; nutritious grains, beans, and seeds; and exquisite cakes. Not just that – the company does not employ bioengineering; all its products are non-GMO.
However, are the products good for you if you are gluten intolerant? Let’s find out.
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In the USA, cornmeal refers to a meal made from corn – it is also known as maize flour. Cornmeal is rich in fiber, protein, sodium, carbohydrates, and sugars. It can be used to prepare muffins, cakes, polenta, and waffle batter.
While cornmeal is considered naturally gluten-free, Red Mill offers a gluten-free version of the product. This variant is processed and packed at the company’s dedicated gluten-free factory. It also undergoes quality checks at the laboratory as per an ELISA Gluten Assay test.
Let’s look at the other features of Red Mill’s gluten-free cornmeal.
- Made using whole-grain yellow corn
- Contains germ and bran
- Recommended to be used with a gluten-free baking flour
- Healthy and nutritious
- Rich in protein, vitamin D, calcium, potassium, and iron
Other Red Mill cornmeal products
Besides the gluten-free variant, Red Mill offers these cornmeal products. They are also made from whole grain, contain germ and bran, and are vegan, stone-ground, and Kosher-certified.
- Medium grind cornmeal – Is coarsely ground
- Coarse grind cornmeal – Has granular structure
- Organic cornmeal – Contains corn germ and endosperm. It is devoid of saturated fat – is ground finer than the medium ground cornmeal.
Oatmeal is rich in fiber, vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium. It is made from de-husked, steamed, and flattened oats. Oatmeal that is ground is known as milled oats, while the one that is steel-cut is called coarse oatmeal. Rolled oats is another variety – which is traditional and lightly processed. It is made by dehusking and steaming the oats, then rolling them into flat flakes.
Red Mill has nearly 35 oatmeal variants. According to the company, its oatmeal products are delectable and made from whole-grain oats – they contain high amounts of antioxidants, protein, fiber, vitamin D, calcium, and potassium. Further, they are all vegan, non-GMO, and Kosher-certified.
Red Mill offers the following gluten-free oatmeals
- Gluten-Free Scottish Oatmeal
- Gluten-Free Quick Cooking Rolled Oats
- Gluten-Free Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
- Gluten-Free Organic Quick Cooking Rolled Oats
These products go through an R5-ELISA gluten assay test to make sure they are not contaminated in the field, mill, or while processing and packaging.
Gluten-Free Scottish Oatmeal is stone-ground and produced by conforming to the traditions of ancient Scotland. It has a creamy texture and is perfect to make porridge and oatcake.
Gluten-Free Quick Cooking Rolled Oats is rolled extra thin and can be used as an instant meal.
Gluten-Free Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats is produced as per the methods set out by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Organic Program – also third-party certified by Quality Assurance International.
Gluten-Free Organic Quick Cooking Rolled Oats is rolled extra thin and is produced in accordance with USDA guidelines – is also third-party certified.
In addition to these products, Red Mill also offers the following delicious gluten-free instant oatmeals.
- Gluten-Free Classic Oatmeal Cup
- Gluten-Free Brown Sugar Maple Oatmeal Cup
- Gluten-Free Blueberry Hazelnut Oatmeal Cup
- Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cup
Gluten-free Classic Oatmeal Cup is made with gluten-free quick-cooking rolled oats, stone-ground Scottish oatmeal, old-fashioned rolled oats, sea salt, flax seeds, and chia seeds.
Gluten-Free Brown Sugar Maple Oatmeal Cup contains rolled oats and stone-ground Scottish oatmeal along with maple and brown sugar.
Gluten-Free Blueberry Hazelnut Oatmeal Cup contains blueberry, hazelnuts, flax seeds, and chia seeds.
Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cup contains quick-cooking rolled oats, dried apple, cinnamon, chia seeds, and flax seeds.
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Extra thick rolled oats
Red Mill’s extra thick oats are of the rolled variety – they have a rough texture and are chewier. This makes them extra rich in dietary fiber and nutrients. The product is 100 percent whole grain. You can use it to make oatmeal cookies, granola, and yeast bread.
Red Mill Extra Thick Oats is available in gluten-free variants as well. It is produced in the company’s dedicated gluten-free facility and is also third-party certified. These Extra thick gluten-free rolled oats are also available in an organic version.
Red Mill’s steel-cut oats is prepared by cutting oats into small pieces on a steel burr mill. It takes longer to cook, and the company recommends you against cooking it in the microwave.
The product has secured the title of World’s Best Oatmeal in 2009, and the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Championship in Scotland in 2009 and 2016.
Red Mill steel-cut oats are available in a gluten-free form. It is made from kiln-toasted, whole grain oat groats. The variant goes through R5 ELISA testing, after which it is processed and packaged at the company’s dedicated gluten-free facility – this gluten-free variant is tested again.
Gluten-free steel-cut oats is available in an organic version too.
Other variants of Red Mill’s steel-cut oats product include –
- Steel Cut Oats
- Organic Steel Cut Oats
- Quick Cooking Steel Cut Oats
- Organic Quick Cooking Steel Cut Oats
The Red Mill Organic Oat Bran Hot Cereal is made from milled organic oat groats. It has a fibrous outer layer of oats. You can make a quick breakfast out of it or add it to your muffins and bread.
The gluten-free version of oat bran hot cereal is produced using the outer layer of the oat grain at the company’s dedicated factory. It also undergoes testing to make sure that there are fewer than 19 parts per million of gluten.
Red Mill oats flour is prepared from whole grain oat groats. It contains the bran, germ, and endosperm. The company recommends using it as a thickener in your cakes, biscuits, muffins, and pies.
Red Mill’s also sells a gluten-free variant of oats flour that helps you to make delectable gluten-free baked items. You can use it as a part or full replacement for wheat flour.
Red Mill’s buckwheat flour is organic and whole grain. It is prepared using buckwheat groats that are rich in fiber and amino acids. You can use it to make noodles, pancakes, and blini. You can also use it instead of wheat flour in your recipes.
Red Mill Buckwheat Flour is naturally gluten-free. It does not undergo processing in the company’s dedicated facility.
Red Mill Polenta is made from boiled cornmeal. It is rich in protein, vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium. It can be used to make porridge or can simply be consumed with hot milk and honey.
Red Mill’s polenta products are made from superior quality yellow corn. They are vegan and Kosher-certified.
The Gluten-Free Yellow Corn Polenta from Red Mill is processed at the company’s gluten-free factory. It has a rich, delicious taste.
Other polenta variants include Yellow Corn Polenta and Organic Yellow Corn Polenta.
Granola is a snack prepared by baking oats, honey, brown sugar, and other ingredients. They are rich in fiber, vitamin A, and calcium.
Red Mill’s granola products come in about 17 variants. They are made from whole grain oats, have less sugar, are Kosher-certified, and are non-GMO.
The following are the gluten-free variants of Red Mill Granola.
- Cranberry Almond Homestyle Granola
- Peanut Butter Homestyle Granola
- Maple Sea Salt Homestyle Granola
- Coconut Spice Homestyle Granola
- Gluten-Free Apple Blueberry Granola
- Gluten-Free Honey Oat Granola
- Peanut Butter Banana and Oats Bob’s Bar
- Peanut Butter Chocolate and Oats Bob’s Bar
- Peanut Butter Coconut and Oats Bob’s Bar
- Peanut Butter Honey and Oats Bob’s Bar
- Peanut Butter Jelly and Oats Bob’s Bar
These products are certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization.
These are some variants that contain gluten.
- Lemon Blueberry Homestyle Granola
- Classic Granola
- Honey Almond Granola
- Cinnamon Raisin Granola
Gluten-Free Red Mill Products
Red Mill provides gluten intolerant customers with great options for most of its products. These products are produced at the company’s dedicated gluten-free facility and are also third-party tested.
Here is a list of gluten-free products from Red Mill
|Red Mill’s Gluten-Free Products||Chief Ingredients|
|1-t0-1 Baking Flour||Sweet rice and brown rice flour, Potato starch, Tapioca flour, Xanthan gum|
|Homemade Wonderful Bread Mix||Sorghum flour, Tapioca flour, Potato and corn starch, Sugar, Sea salt, Guar gum, Yeast|
|Muesli||Oats, Nuts, Seeds|
|Egg Replacer||Potato starch, Tapioca flour, Baking soda, Psyllium husk fiber|
|Pizza Crust Mix||Brown rice flour, Whole grain millet flour, Tapioca flour, Potato starch, Yeast|
|Chocolate Cake Mix||White rice and whole grain brown rice flour, Potato starch, Cocoa powder, Baking soda, Vanilla flavor|
|Chickpea Flour||Chickpea powder, Cici bean flour|
Few other gluten-free Red Mill products include crackers, xanthan gum, sweet rice flour, tapioca flour, almond flour, flaxseed meal, millet flour, and brown rice flour.
List of Red Mill products with gluten
If you are not specific about gluten-free products, you have many options to choose from.
Here is a list of Red Mill products that contain gluten.
|Red Mill Products With Gluten|
|Organic Quinoa Grain|
|Organic Amaranth Grain|
|Organic Farro Grain|
|Organic Chia Seeds|
|White Sesame Seeds|
|Large Lima Beans|