Great gluten-free baked goods are thankfully much easier to find around metro Phoenix these days. Case in point: Gluten Free Creations Bakery, a regional chain that is a great source for hard-to-find baked goods. You'll find their gluten-free buns, breads and pizza crusts at some of the city's best cafes and restaurants, too.
For a quick gluten-free sugar high, stop in at Nami. This excellent little cafe, located next door to Green New American vegetarian restaurant in central Phoenix, bakes up incredibly delicious goodies on a regular basis. Stop in for a gluten-free muffin, or try one of their cakes or cookies.
You also don't want to miss Jewel's Bakery & Cafe in Phoenix. This gluten-free shop specializes in gluten-free pastries and bread, as well as light lunch fare. Owner and baker Julie Moreno has earned a reputation as one of the city's most creative bakers, concocting luscious desserts that are gluten-free yet irresistible. You'll find made-from-scratch cookies, muffins, cupcakes, cakes and breads.
If you want to indulge in wholesome, vegan baked goods, be sure to stop by Treehouse Bakery in central Phoenix. The counter at this small neighborhood bakery is brimming with luscious, homemade baked goods, including homemade pop tarts. You'll find a rotating selection of delicious gluten free cupcakes, cookies and other baked goodies.