Which Grains are Gluten Free? Archive

Identifying Gluten

Posted February 15, 2014 By Sandy

Identifying gluten in your foods can be very challenging.  Gluten comes in so many different forms and under so many different names that the average person can easily become confused. We all know to avoid wheat, barley and rye, but are these the only places to find gluten? Following is a list of food containing […]

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Grains and Gluten Intolerance

Posted February 27, 2013 By Sandy

If wheat, rye and barley are the main grains with gluten, how about other grains?  Can you still eat Grains with Gluten Intolerance? First off, grains and processed foods made with grains is not quite the same thing.  According to one of my favorite experts on the Gluten Free issues, Dr. Vikki Petersen: Should Celiacs […]

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Arsenic in Rice — An Alternative Approach!

Posted October 24, 2012 By Sandy

You may remember back in February we posted an article about Arsenic in Rice.  At the time, it was the most widely read article on this blog with searches coming in from all over the internet. Of course, this was very impactful to the Gluten Free Vegan community as we tend to consume lots of […]

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My Pantry — Flours

Posted October 20, 2012 By Sandy

After finding out I was gluten free, out went all the flour which were all wheat based!  But I found there is a whole array of gluten free flours that are wonderful – and taste good too. Following is a list of the most common gluten free flours: Almond                                             Amaranth Arrowroot Buckwheat Cornmeal Flaxseed […]

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Benefits of Quinoa

Posted October 17, 2012 By Sandy

Quinoa is my favorite grain.  I think I like it better than rice or corn!  One of the reasons why I like it so much is because it is so versatile:  You can eat it for breakfast, for lunch or for dinner! The Benefits of Quinoa are overwhelming — Quinoa is more beneficial than any […]

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GMO and Gluten Free Foods

Posted October 12, 2012 By Sandy

I find it very annoying when people say, or worse yet, post on the web, that switching to Gluten Free is the healthiest thing they can do — regardless of what they eat.  There are plenty of bad gluten free foods out there that are far from healthy.   Of course, for us gluten intolerant […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Teff

Posted June 30, 2012 By Sandy

Teff, originally from Ethiopia, is one of the tiniest seeds in the whole grain category. Read more about Teff on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Awesome Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies Ingredients 1 1/2 cups teff flour ( we use Bob’s Red Mill Teff Flour) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt ( or plain salt […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Sorghum

Posted June 23, 2012 By Sandy

Sorghum, originally grown by impoverished people in Africa and Asia. Read more about Sorghum on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Gluten Free Vegan Snack Cookies  By valgal123 Ingredients: 1 cup raw sunflower seed, finely ground (equals about 1 1/4 cups ground) 1 cup sorghum flour 1/4 cup tapioca flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Rice

Posted June 9, 2012 By Sandy

Rice is second only to corn as the most important staple food in the world. Read more about Rice on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Mexican Rice 2 ounces tomatoes, very ripe and cored (see note below) 1 medium white onion 3 medium jalapenos 2 cups long grain white rice 1/3 cup canola oil […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Quinoa

Posted June 2, 2012 By Sandy

Quinoa, nicknamed “the mother of all grain” for its high nutritional value, is actually a pseudo grain belonging to the Goosefoot family Read more about Quinoa on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Quinoa Salsa Salad Dressing 3 tablespoons gluten free salsa 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chili powder […]

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