What comes to your mind when you think of gluten-free? Maybe you think of eating tasteless bread or not eating bread at all! Your mind may flurry on all of your favorite desserts that which contain piles of gluten and can never be eaten again! You may feel that if you have to lead a life of being gluten-free that your life would be over for good.
You'll be happy to know that’s not the case! You can lead a gluten-free lifestyle and still eat your favorite desserts with some of these tips and tricks to make your new experience a good one.
When you first embark on your new gluten-free life, you may feel a little let down because many items contain gluten. Now, it will be necessary to do a little searching around in order to find foods which are gluten free. Here are some easy food choices to start with on your gluten-free journey
Gluten-free breads are easy to find and are plentiful even in regular supermarkets. Some brands which I have a fondness for are Canyon Bakehouse, B Free, Udi's and Franz. Look around the bakery of your local market - you may even find some local gluten-free breads on your supermarket's shelves. There are also many different flavors of gluten-free bread including white bread, multigrain, and Hawaiian bread. You are sure to find a flavor in the varieties of gluten-free bread to choose from.
There are literally dozens and dozens of gluten-free pasta brands on the shelves today! Such a variety to choose from, and
many different taste profiles to try including quinoa, corn, rice, tapioca and soy. My favorite gluten-free pastas are pastas made with a combination of flours, which gives the pasta a good texture. Be careful when cooking your gluten-free pasta, there is a fine line between finished and overdone when it comes to gluten-free pasta! Brands of gluten-free pasta which I enjoy are: Quinoa pasta, Ronzoni and Bertolli.
This is an area which many on the gluten-free lifestyle things have ended for them when they cannot eat meat. Never fear! There are several different avenues on how you can get your hands on some great gluten-free desserts.
How about making your own dessert? Making your own gluten-free dessert can be easy and fun. Turn making your own desserts into a family affair and have fun with it! Search up gluten-free desserts on the web and find one that appeals to you. Grab your ingredients and plan a night to make your new gluten-free dessert. Not into making homemade recipes? Purchase a gluten-free baking mix and just add a few simple ingredients to make a delectable gluten-free dessert.
Not a do-it-yourself person when it comes to creating in the kitchen? If baking your own dessert does not appeal to you, search on the web for a gluten-free bakery. In my local town there are three gluten-free bakeries which create delicious and delightful gluten-free treats such as cinnamon rolls, donuts, scones and muffins, cakes and cupcakes, and a variety of other wonderful treats!
Making the change to gluten-free can start with a few simple changes. Take small steps and incorporate your favorites first, then delve into more gluten-free as you travel down your gluten-free road to better health!
For great advice on how to travel gluten-free, grab my Guide to Traveling Gluten-Free on Amazon today!
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