Healthy Vegetable Salads that Prevent Stress and Anxiety

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Eating right is the best way to combat health issues. Having a balanced diet can make you cope better with certain illnesses and everyday stress. Eating the right kind of meals help boost your immune system because you are eating what is good for you. Vegetables are rich in vitamin B complex, which also include folic acid that increases serotonin levels. Serotonin is a natural mood relaxant that is being produced by the brain. Certain foods have a good effect on neurotransmitters or brain chemicals that will make you feel more relaxed.Here are some salads that you can make at [...]

Shepherds Pie – Gluten Free & Low Carb

Gluten Free Shepherds Pie

We have recently came across the idea of cauliflower mash as a substitute for mashed potatoes, and absolutely love it. Now it’s not as smooth as potato (unless you feel like puréeing it in the blender), but add some herbs for additional flavour and it tastes great – and cuts a major starchy carbohydrate out of your meal. So when we had friends over the other night that were on a low carb diet, we thought it would be the perfect time to create a gluten free shepherd’s pie that was also low carb. Here is the recipe: Cooking Time: 45 minutes [...]

Gluten Free Banana & Sultana Muffins

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Muffins are always a favourite for morning or afternoon tea and is perfect with a nice cup of tea. We recently made this recipe in our house and it was a big hit. Make sure you check out the additional hints down the bottom and I hope you and your family love it as much as we did. Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 3-4 Ripened Bananas 2 Tbs of Butter (or Margarine) 1 Egg Beaten 2 Cups of Gluten Free ‘Self Raising’ Flour 2 Tbs of Milk 1/2 Cup of Honey 3/4 Cup of Sultanas Method: –  Preheat oven 180 degrees Celsius. [...]

Gluten Free Scones: Cheese Bacon & Mushroom

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As it starts to get colder, scones make a great morning or afternoon snack. If you or someone in your family has a gluten intolerance then this is a recipe that I made for our daughter that was a big hit. Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups of Gluten Free ‘Self Raising’ Flour 2 Tbsp of Butter A Pinch of Salt Herbs to Taste 4 Slices of Short Cut Bacon (Diced) 3/4 Cup of Grated Cheese 1/2 Cup of Finely Chopped Mushrooms Method: –  Preheat oven 200 degrees Celsius. –  Sift flour and salt into a large mixing bowl. –  Use [...]

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 [...]

Gluten Free Cereals: Your Options

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Different meals can be a challenge for different people. If you suffer from gluten intolerance than you may have trouble finding dinner options that you like, or even gluten free cereals that you will actually eat. There are so many celiac patients, plus a good portion of the general population that want to have food that is healthy for them – but are not sure of their options. Being on a gluten free diet is a good way of staying in shape and more importantly can help with the symptoms of gluten intolerance and you can follow the diet without [...]

Is Rice Gluten Free?

Is rice gluten free?

If you are suffering from gluten intolerance then now is the time to start researching which foods contain gluten – and which are gluten free. Many people get instantly afraid when their doctor informs them that they are intolerant to gluten because they know that they will be asked to control their diet. However, it is important to remember that knowledge is the key to controlling your problem and will also help you find foods that will make following a gluten free diet more enjoyable. You may be surprised to know that there are gluten free solutions for the majority [...]

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