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17 Sad Meals Everyone Gluten-Free Has Suffered Through

"I'll be fine with this lettuce leaf, honestly."

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1. The bunless burger

Very, very wet and sad.
Twitter: @brbcan

Very, very wet and sad.

2. The burger bun that crumbled to death

Yay! They have gluten-free buns! Oh, it turned to powder upon a single touch.
Twitter: @Shelley650

Yay! They have gluten-free buns! Oh, it turned to powder upon a single touch.

3. The bowl of chips

It's cool, I'll just watch you guys eat a tasty, balanced meal while I eat some form of potato. Again.
Twitter: @scottstemp

It's cool, I'll just watch you guys eat a tasty, balanced meal while I eat some form of potato. Again.

4. The salad with all the fun picked out

Can't have the croutons. Can't have the dressing. What's left, let's see... Oh.
Twitter: @aneal27

Can't have the croutons. Can't have the dressing. What's left, let's see... Oh.

5. Salmon, rice, and greens

First time you had it, you loved it. 357th time, you're getting a little bored.
Twitter: @TheWetBandits19

First time you had it, you loved it. 357th time, you're getting a little bored.

6. The weirdly pale gluten-free pizza

It's just not the same.
Twitter: @gfcuppatea

It's just not the same.

7. The Schär sandwich

You're grateful Schär exists, but why are the slices so small and holey?
Twitter: @search

You're grateful Schär exists, but why are the slices so small and holey?

8. The bag of popcorn to tide you over

You know all the food at the party will be dough-based, so you line your stomach with popcorn so you don't get sick.
Twitter: @riscann

You know all the food at the party will be dough-based, so you line your stomach with popcorn so you don't get sick.

9. The "Thanks for trying, but you probably shouldn't have bothered"

It's touching when restaurants make an effort to accommodate you, but whether it's edible is another thing entirely.
Twitter: @shortpresents

It's touching when restaurants make an effort to accommodate you, but whether it's edible is another thing entirely.

10. The "WTF happened to my tortellinis"?

It all started out so promisingly, until the pasta turned to mush in the water.
Twitter: @scbconstable

It all started out so promisingly, until the pasta turned to mush in the water.

11. The hearty plate of steamed veg

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Bring on the hunger pangs!

12. The scrumptious Saturday morning brunch

"Our delicious gluten-free pancakes are just as tasty as the real thing!" No they're not, you lying shits.
Twitter: @justthewarmup

"Our delicious gluten-free pancakes are just as tasty as the real thing!" No they're not, you lying shits.

13. The "There was nothing safe on the menu so I'll just have more wine"

This night will end badly.
Twitter: @LOWineCafe

This night will end badly.

14. The bag of crisps

Mmm, 11 wafer-thin pieces of fried potato will keep the wolves from the door.
Twitter: @tyclyd

Mmm, 11 wafer-thin pieces of fried potato will keep the wolves from the door.

15. The bunless hot dog

A tragedy, frankly.
Twitter: @tyclyd

A tragedy, frankly.

16. The mysterious and suspiciously beige plane meal

Aw, that looks appetising, thanks guys.
Twitter: @ToraBora13

Aw, that looks appetising, thanks guys.

17. The emergency banana

Instagram: @lacefaced

The classic fallback for GF people everywhere.