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Gluten-Free Baked Mac & Cheese

Gluten-Free Baked ‘Mac & Cheese’

Ingredients: 1 box ( 1 lb / 454 g ) Notta Pasta Fettuccine 4 Tbsp butter 1 small onion, minced 3 Tbsp potato starch* 3 cups whole milk 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves 1 bay leaf 2 & 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan *Potato starch is found in the baking aisle or Jewish food section of the grocery store. Directions Put a large pot of salted water on to boil for pasta. Butter a 9″X13″ baking dish. Preheat broiler to high. Melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan […]

Tested Advice For Cooking Delicious Meals Without Gluten

Tested Advice For Cooking Delicious Meals Without Gluten

Cooking can be a great way to spend time, especially if you enjoy it. By all means, tuck these tips away for when you need them the most. Getting a sense of fulfilment from the act of cooking is something that only some people truly know. If you’re one of them, you’re lucky indeed. There is no one in the world who is incapable of learning how to cook. Some people just need a little more practice than others. Lots of people make the mistake of giving up learning to cook after failing to get a recipe right the first […]

Coeliac Disease and Losing Weight

Coeliac Disease and Losing Weight on a Gluten-Free Diet

Lots of coeliacs’ lose weight just before they are identified; it is usually one of the reasons individuals go to their doctor, to begin with. As soon as the patient is on a gluten-free diet plan the symptoms disappear, and as a result of better absorption or just eating much more, some people gain way too much weight. Losing weight needs to be based upon eating correctly as opposed to stumbling from one diet plan to another. Watch out for low carb diet plans, as higher healthy protein diet regimens could create acidosis, which in turn can lead to calcium […]

Food Preparation For Coeliac Disease

Food Preparation For Coeliac Disease & Gluten-Free Cooking

Coeliac disease sufferers experience a digestive condition that forces them to follow a strict diet plan. Coeliac people have trouble digesting any food that has gluten in it, like wheat or grain, barley and rye. Food preparation for people with coeliac disease can be a difficulty. A gluten-free diet plan indicates staying clear of meals that contain gluten like bread, noodles, grain, biscuits and a lot of refined food that has wheat or grain, barley or rye. If they are your staple meals then you have to change your way of living or find different ingredients. To keep variety in […]

Gluten Free Pancake Batter

The Best Gluten-Free Pancake Batter Recipe Ever

For years we have been buying a Gluten-Free pancake batter as when my hubby was first diagnosed we tried a recipe with gluten-free flour and it was horrible. However this year I realised we had run out of batter mix so looked up a recipe again. To my amazement, this recipe really worked and made the most delicious pancakes we have tasted for a long time. The batter mix always used to make the pancakes quite thick, but following this recipe allowed us to make them much thinner and so not as stodgy (also the mix went further which was […]

Experiencing the Health Benefits of Going Gluten Free

Experiencing the Health Benefits of Going Gluten-Free

A gluten-free diet is a diet where gluten is eliminated. This is commonly the management for people with coeliac disease or other gluten-intolerant health conditions. Going gluten-free has a lot of advantages when it comes to your health.  Whether or not you have a health condition, this kind of diet has a lot of benefits to offer. Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet Staying away from foods that contain gluten reduces your risk for health conditions like cardiovascular diseases and certain types of cancer. It is also an excellent way for weight loss. However, some still find it hard to go […]

Gluten Free Apple and Blackberry Crumble Recipe

Gluten-Free Apple and Blackberry Crumble Recipe

We recently went to my parents’ house for a meal and as my parents don’t cook gluten-free all the time they sometimes struggle to find new and different ideas for recipes. Puddings are always a challenge as they only have gluten flour in the house and as they like to make things from scratch it can be hard to come up with new ideas. This particular day they tried a variation on one of Stephen’s favourites – Apple and Blackberry Crumble. It proved to be delicious so we thought we would share the recipe for everyone to try. Ingredients 250-300gr […]

Gluten Free Gravy

Gluten-Free Gravy Recipe

Growing up as a child one of my weekly highlights was my Mum’s roast dinner on a Sunday. Especially the gravy that she used to make, so when I grew up and left home this was one thing I made sure I knew how to make so I could carry on enjoying the taste. It was made with flour, Bisto Powder, yeast extract, an Oxo cube and meat juices. When Stephen was diagnosed with Coeliac disease it was apparent that this lovely recipe for gravy could no longer be made and many of the ingredients were not gluten-free. We researched […]

Gluten-Free Savoury Mince Recipe

This savoury mince recipe is very versatile and can be used as a base for many other delicious dishes, it is made from many store cupboard essentials so can be easy and cheap to produce. If you don’t have the vegetables listed then substitute for other ones or omit completely. Ingredients 500g Lean Minced Beef 1 carrot, diced 2 tablespoons frozen peas 1 stick celery, sliced 1 onion chopped 1/2 pint of gluten-free beef stock Cornflour to thicken Method Fry the mince and onion until brown, add the carrot and celery and fry for a further 5 minutes until starting […]

Gluten Free Breadcrumbes

How To Make Gluten-Free Breadcrumbs

Purchasing gluten-free breadcrumbs can be difficult and expensive. I experimented with making my own and found this recipe to work best. Stephen gets some white rolls on which he finds are very stodgy to eat. Now I turn them into breadcrumbs and use them in various other recipes. Ingredients One loaf of gluten-free bread or gluten-free rolls Method Break the bread or rolls into a liquidiser and liquidise until coarse Ensure not to put too many in at a time as the liquidiser will jam Spread the breadcrumbs out on to a baking sheet. Bake in a hot oven for […]