New Orleans isn't exactly the epicenter of all things vegan and gluten-free, being the land of deep fried sea-food, buttery sauces and decadent desserts. Chances are "let's go on a cleanse in New Orleans" isn't the motivation for many visitors as they head into town. But there has been plenty of progress made in the area of healthful dining in recent years, as newly minted residents from places like California and New York clamor for more veggie options.
When it comes to baked goods and sweets, there are a handful of mindful baking operations that supply breakfast shops and coffeehouses with gluten-free treats sweets and sometimes even breads. Some always have GF baked goods for sale, while others you should plan to call ahead of time to confirm or pre-order.
Establishments on this list sell everything from gluten-free bagels to cupcakes to brownies to cookies. If you have a concern whether something is gluten-free or not, the staffs at any of the places on this list will be happy to double check and confirm with you.
Eating gluten-free in New Orleans, by choice or by dietary necessity is a challenge, but can be done. Stick to this list of the 10Best New Orleans gluten-free bakeries to help guide you on your quest.