The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods: Your Starter Manual to Going G-Free the Easy, No-Fuss Way-Includes 100 Simply Delicious Recipes!

The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods: Your Starter Manual to Going G-Free the Easy, No-Fuss Way-Includes 100 Simply Delicious Recipes!

by Olivia Dupin


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Whether you live gluten-free due to a wheat intolerance or digestive disorder, or because you're simply looking to eat healthier and lose weight, The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods is your one-stop reference to going g-free naturally and effectively.

Part 1 shows you how to begin a gluten-free diet with ease, with information on everything from how to shop for naturally gluten-free ingredients—many of which you're probably already familiar with—to what to look out for at restaurants and in packaged foods, to how to stock your pantry with the best and healthiest staples. You'll also learn the keys to following a balanced gluten-free diet, so that you can be sure you're getting all the fiber and nutrients you need to be your healthiest.

Part 2 includes 100 delicious recipes you can make with ingredients you'd find in any supermarket—no scary, foreign-sounding fillers or other products included. From classic home-style dishes like BBQ Pulled Pork and Soft Tacos, to new favorites like Quinoa Pilaf with Roasted Root Vegetables and Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies, you'll find countless meals to fit your time, budget, and tastes.

With The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods, going g-free has never been easier—or more delicious!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592335282
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Olivia Dupin is a private chef, recipe developer, and consultant and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease (gluten intolerance) in 2009, she has been committed to creating simple, delicious gluten-free recipes so that those with restrictions can still enjoy the foods they love.Olivia has worked as a private chef to clients such as professional baseball player Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees and comedian and television star Jerry Seinfeld. She is also a consultant, recipe developer, and food stylist for Energy Kitchen Restaurants, a healthy restaurant franchise.Olivia maintains a recipe blog for Energy Kitchens (, which features healthy recipes under 500 calories, as well as her own blog dedicated to simple, home-style, gluten-free recipes at She resides in Jersey City, NJ.

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Navigating Parties
If your child has a gluten restriction, you don’t want him to miss out when it’s time for a party. Often, at school parties, the birthday child will bring in cupcakes, cookies, or some other goodie on the “no-no” list for your kid. To keep your child from feeling left out, provide his teacher with some of your child’s favorite packaged snacks to keep on hand. Cookies, chocolates, and muffins are all good choices. Let your child choose his favorites.
If it is your child’s birthday, there are some great options for gluten-free treats he can bring to school. Any of the cakes or cookies in this book would be a great choice, or try one of the following options:
- Dirt cups: Top chocolate pudding cups with shaved chocolate “dirt” and gummy worms.
- Crispy rice squares: Make sure the crispy rice is labeled gluten-free because this cereal can sometimes contain barley malt. I like to use brown crispy rice for added nutrition. Top with sprinkles to make them really festive.
- Chocolate fondue: Kids have an absolute blast getting messy and feasting on fondue (which might make this option better suited for at-home parties). It’s great for dipping fruit and marshmallows. Try the Chocolate Peanut Butter Fondue on page 196.

Table of Contents

Part I
Living Gluten-Free
Chapter 1
All About Going Gluten-Free
Chapter 2
The Gluten-Free Kitchen
Chapter 3
The Gluten-Free Food Directory
Part II
Naturally Gluten-Free Recipes
Chapter 4
Delicious Ways to Start the Day
Chapter 5
Sweet and Savory Starters and Snacks
Chapter 6
Simply Satisfying Salads and Soups
Chapter 7
Entrees for Everyone
Chapter 8
Mouthwatering Sides and Accompaniments
Chapter 9
Divine Desserts
About the Author

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