Which Grains are Gluten Free? Archive

Gluten Free Grain: Oats

Posted May 26, 2012 By Sandy

Oats are thought to original in northern Europe where they were used in fertility rituals. Read more about Oats on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Oatmeal Fruit Squares 1/2 C Packed Light Brown Sugar or Coconut Palm Sugar 1/2 C Arrowroot Flour or Cornstarch 1/2 C Blanched Almond Flour or GF Flour Blend 1/4 […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Job’s Tears

Posted May 19, 2012 By Sandy

Job’s Tears is a grain that is nearly unknown in the US.  Although it is a gluten free grain, it is often referred to as Chinese Pearl Barley. Read more about Job’s Tears on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Swiss Chard with White Beans and Job’s Tears 1/2 cup uncooked Job’s tears (or barley, […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Montina Ricegrass

Posted May 12, 2012 By Sandy

Montina is the trademark flour made from ancient Indian Ricegrass. Read more aboutMontina on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Montina All-Purpose Flour Blend contains white rice flour, tapioca flour and Montina Pure. Montina™ Banana Bread 3 large bananas mashed 2 cups Montina™ All-Purpose Blend Flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons Xanthan gum 1 stick […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Millet

Posted May 5, 2012 By Sandy

Millet is an ancient staple of Egypt, North Africa and India and was important in those areas as wheat is in the US today. Read more about Millet on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! My favorite way to eat millet is to cook it in three parts water for about twenty minutes, add raisins […]

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Chia Breakfast Meal

Posted April 30, 2012 By Sandy

Until I read this post and recipe, I never thought about fixing  Chia for a Breakfast Meal!  And it is not a cooked meal — it is raw!  Quick and easy to make — probably could be made the night before and refrigerated overnight! Gluten Free Vegan and Raw: Chia Breakfast Porridge 1 cup raw […]

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Gluten Free Seed: Hemp Seeds

Posted April 28, 2012 By Sandy

Hemp has been used for centuries for fiber, but today the seeds are a source of food for people and animals.  It is grow in numerous countries around the world including Spain, China, Japan, Korea, England, France, Africa, North Africa, Egypt and Ireland.  Currently, China is the largest producer.  Unfortunately, the US considers hemp an […]

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Gluten Free Seeds: Flaxseed

Posted April 21, 2012 By Sandy

Flax is one of the oldest cultivated crops going back to the Egyptian times.  The slender plants grow as tall as 4 feet and are sometimes used as an ornament plant in gardens.  Canada is current the largest growers of flax. Flax is also grown for its seeds which are often processed to make linseed […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Corn

Posted April 14, 2012 By Sandy

Corn, which is considered a staple in many countries, had been used by the Native Americans for thousands of years. Read more about Corn on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Gluten Free Vegan Corn Bread 3/4 cup cornmeal 1/2 cup almonds (60 raw almonds) 1/3 cup sugar (reduce for low sugar dietary needs) 1/2 […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Buckwheat

Posted April 7, 2012 By Sandy

Buckwheat, which is not a grain related to the wheat family, was thought to have originated in Central Asia, China and/or Siberia. Find out more about Buckwheat on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grain Buckwheat pancakes is an all time favorite way to eat buckwheat!  Following is a Gluten Free Vegan version I found on […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Amaranth

Posted March 31, 2012 By Sandy

Amaranth is probably the oldest grain cultivated today. My favorite way to eat Amaranth is to mix equal parts of amaranth to another grain, such as Teff; mix it with 2 parts and simmer it for about 20 minutes.  Add dry fruit such as raisins or cranberries and top with coconut milk. Find out more […]

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