I'm not gluten-free, but I'm soy-free and natural food stores are really the best at labeling ingredients and carrying specialty stuff. Whole Foods is really excellent for that kind of thing - all kinds of flours and baking supplies, packaged foods, convenience stuff, fresh stuff, pure simple ingredients...it's worth it if you have special dietary needs, even if you have to drive a bit to get to one.
I'm gluten-free (again) and at my local Asian stores they have veg*n (some are veggie with egg or something in them, others are vegan) mock meats like tempura rolls, crab, shrimp, ham logs, fish, etc that are made out of tapioca root, (in the case of the fish it's just bean curd, mushrooms, and seaweed) and totally gluten-free. That's been my best place to go for convenience stuff that's gluten-free. They also carry those little ramen like packets but that use rice noodles instead. I haven't looked at them to see if they are GF though. I plan to next time I stop in because it would be nice to have them on hand when I truly don't feel like cooking. My health food store has some convenience stuff that's GF but they'll contain egg or milk and I'm vegan so that rules those out too. Amy's has some GF stuff, pizzas, mac n cheese, t.v. dinners (enchiladas, tamales, etc) and I'm not sure what else. But again if your vegan the only things I know for sure off the top of my head that I've tried and that are GF are the tamale verde dinner and one of the enchilada dinners that doesn't have cheese. Both of them were delicious and pretty filling.
Bob's Red Mill has a GF all-purpose type flour that you can subsitute in for regular all-purpose flour and you don't have to change the ratios, it's just recommended that you use xantham gum in the recipe too. For cookies I add in about 1/4 of a tsp, for cakes about 1/2tsp and I've found for some of my cupcakes about 1/3tsp.
Thankfully it does seem that people are becoming more aware of gluten intolerances and trying to make more veg*n things GF.
Amy's has quite a few gluten free vegan items. That's about all my store carries because they are trying to hit the allergy market more than anything, so if you want soy cheese it's usually GF too. The rice crust pizza with no cheese and roasted veggies is very good.
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