Contrary to popular belief, living gluten-free doesn't just mean eating gluten-free! With 1 in 20 people suffering from some degree of gluten intolerance and countless others interested in the health benefits of removing gluten from your diet, it's no wonder that the gluten-free lifestyle is on the rise. The Everything Guide to Living Gluten-Free is the perfect introduction to this lifestyle change.
Inside, you'll find guidance on making a stress-free switch to a gluten-free life, with valuable information on:
- Setting up a pantry to avoid cross-contamination.
- Finding gluten-free options when traveling.
- Selecting gluten-free health and personal care products.
- Enjoying restaurant dinners and parties.
- Helping children acclimate to the gluten-free lifestyle.
Plus, you'll find 100 recipes for superb gluten-free dishes, like Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken, Focaccia Bread, and Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Fluffy Raspberry Frosting. Even including information for gluten-free vegans and vegetarians, this all-in-one guide is your indispensable resource for losing gluten for good!
About the Author
Jeanine Friesen is a recipe developer and freelance food writer. Her blog, The Baking Beauties (www.thebakingbeauties.com), is a collection of gluten-free recipes and tips that have helped her sustain a normal life after being diagnosed with celiac disease. The Baking Beauties has been featured on a variety of websites, such as Celiac Handbook, Simply Frugal, and Gluten-Free Spinner. She lives in Manitoba, Canada.
Table of Contents
Top Ten Reasons to Go Gluten-Free 8
1 Gluten 101 11
2 Celiac Disease 27
3 Gluten-Free for Other Reasons 45
4 Starting a Gluten-Free Diet 61
5 Beginning the Gluten-Free Lifestyle 71
6 Your Gluten-Free Kitchen 93
7 Buying Gluten-Free 103
8 Gluten-Free on the Road 113
9 Party Time! 123
10 Gluten-Free Kids 133
11 Breakfast Recipes 143
12 Kid-Friendly Lunches and Snacks 161
13 Main Dish Recipes 181
14 Sides and Salads 197
15 Breads 213
16 Slow Cooker Recipes 227
17 Desserts 251
18 Arts and Crafts Recipes 279
Appendix A Gluten-Free Ingredient Resources 285
Appendix B Resources for Gluten-Free Dining Out 289
Appendix C Support for Those Living Gluten-Free 291
Standard U.S./Metric Measurement Conversions 294