Easy Gluten Free Desserts

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Sometimes trying to cook food that fits into your gluten free diet can be a real pain. This is because it usually requires a lot of effort, pre-planning and making sure you have all the right ingredients. However, a lot of people suffering from gluten intolerance seem to forget that a lot of natural foods  are gluten free and there are plenty of easy gluten free desserts that do not take a lot of time and effort. I am not going to recreate the wheel with this post, but instead highlight some fantastic gluten free recipes that I have found [...]

Are Oats Gluten Free?

are oats gluten free?

Following on from a couple of previous articles we have written discussing gluten free foods, the next question we are going to ask is, ‘Are oats gluten free?’ Now you would automatically think that oats are ok for gluten intolerant people to eat, as they are not a wheat based product, but there is a little more to the story which we will look into now. Oats Are Usually On Gluten Free Diet ‘Don’t Eat Lists’… If you do a search of Google for gluten free food lists chances are that the majority of them will place oats in the [...]

Eating Out With Gluten Intolerance: Some Simple Tips

eating out with gluten intolerance

One of the biggest struggles for people suffering from gluten intolerance, is that they find it hard to eat out. There are so many things to consider and this can lead to staying home, when you have opportunities to go out. Such as: Going To A Restaurant Having Dinner At A Friends House This can be hard not only on yourself but also your partner and family – and also your friends. But suffering from celiac disease doesn’t have to be a home-based prison sentence, you definitely can eat out with gluten intolerance, you just have to take not of [...]

Gluten Free Diet Plan: What You Need To Know

gluten free diet plan

People need to consider having a gluten free diet plan if they have developed a form of gluten intolerance. When you consumed a source of gluten, the gluten continues through your system down to your intestines, which are your digestive tracts. In these intestines there are some finger-like projections called Villi. These villi are an efficient membrane that helps in absorbing the nutrients during the digestion process. Naturally all food passes through your digestive tract and these villi increase the surface area of your intestines which makes your digestive tract very efficient. The surface of the villi has some hair [...]

What Foods Contain Gluten?

What Foods Contain Gluten

Gluten is a kind of protein that is not broken down. This can be bad for your body when your digestive tract is unable to break it down and allow it to your blood stream. This issue, with time begins to further damage the body’s immune system and then starts to affects a number of areas. Hence there are a number of symptoms, and this can make a celiac condition difficult disease to spot for any doctor. A few Gluten Intolerance Symptoms Are: Diarrhea Headache Irritable Bowel Syndrome Skin Conditions These problems definitely crop up for people that face gluten [...]

Is Couscous Gluten Free?

gluten free couscous

If you suffer from gluten intolerance than one of the biggest things you probably struggle with is finding new foods that you can eat. One of the most regularly asked questions in regards to a specific food is, ‘Is couscous gluten free?’ Unfortunately, the answer is no. Couscous is not gluten free because it is a wheat based meal. The common misconception is that it is based on semolina, so it is ok. But semolina is just another form of wheat, meaning that in its original form it is definitely a food you want to avoid. But What If You [...]

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