Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Looking At Delicious Gluten-Free Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners
A lot of people are going gluten-free these days, either because they have discovered that they have a gluten allergy (either a significant one or a slight one), or because they simply have found that their body feels better when they are not putting gluten into it, but if you have decided to go on a gluten-free eating plan yourself, you may have realized that one problem you will face with this new approach to eating is that it can sometimes be difficult to figure out exactly what you can eat for your meals! Breakfast: Breakfast can be the toughest one to deal with at first, as many people are used to eating cereal or toast or a bagel for breakfast - all of which have gluten - but really, breakfast is quite easy to do on a gluten-free diet: you can make a smoothie if you have enough time in the morning, or you can make eggs and meat if you want something with more substance, and if you are needing to grab something on the go you can easily make it through the morning with some fruit or some yogurt. Lunch: Lunch can be a little bit harder to deal with than breakfast, as a sandwich for lunch is often the norm; one alternative to consider is a salad - and you can even load up your salad with meat, which will make it more like the sandwich you used to eat - or, you can still have a sandwich as long as you pick up some gluten-free bread on which you can make it! Dinner: The easiest meal of all when you are trying to go without gluten should actually be dinner; while many households are used to making pasta dishes - or other dishes that include gluten - it is quite easy (and quite delicious!) to replace these gluten bases with a base of vegetables; furthermore, if you are a big fan of pasta dishes for dinner, you can prepare a meal using gluten-free pasta, which will give you the old recipes you are used to enjoying, without the gluten you are trying to avoid. You can be aided in truly figuring out exactly what you are doing with this gluten-free eating when you have a good gluten-free cookbook, but until you pick out one you want to use, you can keep these tips in mind to help you on your way!