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Starting a Gluten-Free Diet: A Guide for Beginners

Submitted by admin on Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:17

It's one of the most buzzed-about diets today—but how do you get started eating a gluten-free diet? While less than one percent of Americans have celiac disease and follow a gluten-free diet as a medical necessity, more of us are ditching the bread for other reasons. One in five Americans say they try to eat gluten-free foods, while one in six avoid gluten altogether, according to a 2015 Gallup poll.

How To Make Gluten-Free Baked Goods

Submitted by admin on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:28

Gluten—a combination of proteins found in wheat, rye and/or barley flour—gives structure and elasticity to baked goods. When you remove gluten, the support needed to lift and lighten the treats during baking is missing. The results can be dense, gummy or crumbly. The best gluten-free (GF) baked goods are made with a blend of GF flours, starches and often natural “gums,” such as xanthan gum, to replicate a traditional texture.

1-Day Gluten-Free Healthy-Kids Meal Plan: 1,600 Calories

Feeding gluten-free kids healthy meals they will love (and you will feel good about serving), is made easy with this fun and delicious 1-day meal plan. This plan provides the key nutrients kids need more of for healthy growth and development, like calcium, iron, zinc, fiber and protein, and excludes gluten-containing ingredients completely.