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Why Yes, We DO Have Gluten Free Oat Bran! {Giveaway}

Ever since Duchess Kate Middleton was reported to have slimmed down for her wedding dress using the Dukan Diet*, oat bran has seen a huge surge in popularity. Whether or not you believe in the Dukan Diet, oat bran is an incredibly healthy addition to your diet. For starters, oat bran is high in dietary fiber. The soluble fiber helps soak up bad (LDL) cholesterol from the blood stream, while the insoluble fiber helps move that cholesterol and other waste out of your body. Oat bran also packs a pretty good protein punch with 5 grams of protein in a 1/3 cup serving size. Between the fiber and protein, this cereal is a fantastic way to fuel your day. Oat bran can also be used in smoothies and baked goods such as muffins, quick breads, cookies and more.

Since our introduction of certified gluten free oats in 2007, we’ve been getting request after request for gluten free oat bran. For the last two years, folks here at Bob’s Red Mill have been working to bring you the high-quality oat bran you’ve come to expect from us and ensure it is gluten free. Well, folks, they finally did it! We’re pleased as punch to be able to offer the health benefits of oat bran to our gluten free customers!

Our new gluten free oat bran is made from the same oats that we use to make our gluten free rolled and steel cut oats. Each delivery is sampled using the R5 ELISA Gluten Assay to ensure the absence of gluten and packaged in our gluten free facility. Please be aware, however, that a small percentage of people cannot tolerate even the purest of oats. If you are unsure whether oats are suitable for your diet, please check first with your health advisor before eating them. Read more about oat (or avenin) sensitivity here.

This product will start appearing in your local stores in the next few months. If you simply cannot wait, we’ve got this product on sale through the month of May at 25% off on our website. Check it out here.


We’d like to giveaway a package of our new Gluten Free Oat Bran to three lucky winners. To enter? Simply leave us a comment here on this blog post and tell us what you would make with gluten free oat bran. We’ll pick three winners randomly from all who enter by 11:59 pm on 5/3/12 (that’s Thursday). 

*If you are interested in the Dukan Diet, please know that they have approved our oat bran as a good substitute for the special oat bran called for in the book.


Abigail says:

This oat bran would be perfect to make the Oat Bran Granola Bars I’ve been drolling over for the last few weeks! Yum!

Sarah aikey says:

I make a baked oatmeal with raisins, cinnamon, dates etc and I use this oat bran in place of the oatmeal. Love your products.

R Lin says:

So glad to see another new gluten free choice is available from your brand. I’d love to make some oat bran muffins.

Petey Smith says:

Love Bob’s products and being from Oregon I love local everything. We are blessed up here in the great northwest!

Andrea Nelson says:

I would make a daily cereal concoction with my almond milk. Yum!S

HelenaGuerra says:

If I win I would do some healthy Oat Bran banana bread

Andrea Smith says:

I would make some energy bars, or some good old fashioned hot cereal! Yummy! I LOVE BOB!

Erin Slocum says:

I would use the oat bran in baking and smoothies.

beth whitehead says:

pick me this looks great! love all of you gluten free products

Claire says:

Muffins!!! I love muffins. They are a great on the go breakfast or snack. Thanks!!!

Carlos Melendez says:

I’d make some Gluten Free Oat Bran Muffins. Yum!

Kevin says:

Looking forward to picking up a few packs of oat bran for my yogurt and baking. I think the only thing left now is to ask for unprocessed oats!

Sara F. says:

I would add the oat bran to the bread I make.

Terry Busch says:

I have a healthy natural peanut butter and oat bran cookie recipe…

Jennifer K. says:

Would love to make oat bran muffins and waffles! Also have a great recipe for a hot quinoa, oat bran and banana breakfast cereal! Yum!

Rob Bruce says:

My son has terrible food allergies, so I would make him Oat Bran Cookies with Raisins. Yum!

Kristina says:

I would make hot cereal with coconut milk and blueberries. Yummy

Bethany says:

I would love to incorporate Gluten free Oat Bran into a crunchy topping for a springtime rhubarb cobbler!

Gina says:

I have recently discovered your products when my husband and I decided to start eating better. We eat your oatmeal every morning and love it! I can’t wait to try the oat bran as I have never had it before. I will make oat bran muffins for my family on Sunday morning.

I was wondering when you’d make GF oat bran! I’d LOVE to have a bag – I just like it cooked up hot, with a swirl of almond milk, maple syrup, and coconut oil added. Yum!

HeatherH says:

I really enjoy using all of your gluten free flours. I can’t wait to try this as well!

Cindi Glad says:

I have several fabulous GF Recipes that call for Oat Bran! I love it added to bread for extra nutrition & fiber! Thanks BRM!

Christina R says:

Yay! GF oat bran! I’d use it in cookies and muffins. I might even try it in some bread… 🙂

Kelly Semple says:

I’m so excited to just bake with this bran. Cookies, bread… whatever. I love adding healthy ingredients to less than healthy foods to make something I can be proud of!

Kristin Troska says:

Hi Bob’s Red Mill. I will make Hot Oat Bran Cereal with Wild Blueberries and a touch of Blackstrap Molasses for breakfast! Thanks.

Jeanne says:

I’d love to add it to my banana bread & muffin recipes.

Tori Scullion says:

I would make some raw oat bran breakfast porridge with dried fruit, agave syrup, real grated nutmeg, cinnamon, raw walnuts, raw coconut, and goji beries! I would also make raw granola in the dehydrator…outstanding!

Sara P. says:

I would make muffins!!

Joy says:

I have been craving granola bars and I am going to use oat bran!

I’m going to be started an anti-inflammatory diet for health reasons next month, which includes cutting gluten for a time. I’m trying to focus on the delicious things i’ll still get to eat. Like oats! 🙂

Bonnie K says:

I used to make mini muffins using applesauce and oat bran. My daughters loved them. I think I should make them again.

pauline says:

Oat bran is a great additonal to my regular oatmeal breakfast.

Karen says:

I’d use it to make muffins!

Mary M says:

I will add it to my muesli! Thanks for taking care of your gluten free customers so well.

julie says:

I would like to make some oat bran muffins

Lisa says:

I would love to try this in my O.A.T. Fruit Filled Crumb Tart recipe!! Pick me!

Ooo I would love to make some oat bran muffins and also use it in Muesli!

I’d love to make some Coconut Pineapple Muffins with Oat Bran!

Adam says:

Awesome! The GF oat bran will go in the various other GF recipes I’ve created, from increasing the fiber content of gluten free bread, to the high fiber gluten free morning glory muffins for that breakfast on the run!

Jordan D says:

I’d use the gluten-free oat bran to make some gluten-free energy bars! Yum.

Rochelle says:

I would make oatbran muffins.

Melanie Weir says:

What is the UPC?


The UPC for the Gluten Free Oat Bran is 0-39978-00378-2

Jonna Wagner says:

Love your gf products! I’d make cookies!

sharon t says:

I make this great gluten free cinnamon or lemon loaf and this would give it some texture, so excited!!!!

Marie Crandall says:

Way to go, Bob!!! I love oatmeal for breakfast, so cooking Bob’s Gluten Free Oat Bran in the microwave with some milk, raisons and a touch of honey would get my day started off just right. I’m so impressed with the health benefits, this new product is awsome! Thanks to Everyone at Bob’s Red Mill, we love your products and YOU!

Katie says:

I would definitely make bran muffins. I am pregnant and have been craving them!

joanie says:

Daughter, oat bran lover, would greatly enjoy this… as would I, gluten sensitive !

Sandy Munn says:

I would love to try this oat bran in my sandwich bread recipe.

Marlene says:

Thanks Bob’s Red Mill for this new product!! I can’t wait to make my warm cereal in the morning with your oatmeat and vanilla soy milk… Yummy! Also, I will make muffins and cookies for my daughter in the gluten/dairy/egg free diet 🙂

Falyn Harris says:

So excited! I would make muffins, bread, snack bars, hot cereal and just about anything I could. I love Oat Bran! I have missed it so much!

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