Gluten-Free English Muffins On Trader Joe’s – Everything You Need To Know

Gluten free muffins on Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s has yet another amazing find for the customers to get all excited about and that is English Muffins. Oh, and yes, they are gluten-free, and that too at $3.99!

Let’s get you all the information about the new Trader Joe’s find before you go get yourself a packet of these muffins.

So, What Are The Trader Joe’s Gluten-Free English Muffins? 

English muffins available at Trader Joe’s are nothing but simple muffins which are not the sweet cakey ones that we generally refer to, but are instead savory and are one of the best bread options for breakfast, especially Eggs Benedict.

The regular muffins are typically wheat-based but since these are gluten-free, they are made up of a blend of rice flour, tapioca starch, and chickpea flour.  Other than these ingredients, they also use basic ingredients like water, starch, yeast, dried egg whites, cane sugar, and a lot more to make these delicious circular halves.

Gluten-Free English Muffins Calorie Information 

One packet of gluten-free English muffins available at Trader Joe’s amounts to about 77g. Calories per serving are about 150. Refer to the table below for more details.

Nutrition Facts (servings – 1 English Muffin)

Calories per serving – 150

Serves 4Amount%DV
Total Fat1g1%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat0g 
Total Carbohydrate30g11%
Dietary FibreLess than 1g2%
Total Sugars3g 
Includes3g Added Sugars6%
Vitamin D0mg0%

What All Can You Eat These Gluten-Free English Muffins With? 

As mentioned earlier, these English muffins go really well with Eggs Benedict, but to be honest, really it can go with any other egg dish that one has for breakfast; be it sunny-side up or just simple boiled eggs on top of the muffins.

Other than this, these muffins go really well with just butter or jam as well.

How Do You Store These Muffins? 

Muffins must be stored in a cool, dry place. If you have only consumed a part of it, you may wrap the rest in plastic sheets and refrigerate them for up to three days. 

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A Bit Of History About English Muffins 

While some believe that the English muffins were introduced by Samuel Bath Thomas in New York City in the 1880s, muffins were already a part of the English culture long before the Americans found the “English Muffins.” 

In fact, there is even a popular nursery rhyme from the 16th century called “The Muffin Man.” But, it is said that this nursery rhyme originated to caution the children. 

Fact-checking website Snopes dissected the whole tale about a certain baker turned serial killer who lured victims by pulling a muffin down the cobblestone streets in London with a string and came to the conclusion that this is just a version and the happenings haven’t been proven.

Moreover, there are no documents about this man at all whether he even existed.

What Are The Other Bread Options Available At Trader Joe’s? 

Other than the Gluten-Free English muffins, there are quite a few other gluten-free options available at Trader Joe’s like the Gluten-Free Hamburger Buns, Gluten-Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins, Gluten-Free Norwegian Crispbread, Gluten-Free Mac & Cheese, and a lot more to choose from.

So, try out this new roll-out by Trader Joe’s and let us know what you prefer to eat these puck-shaped circular halves with.


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