Gluten-Free, Not Like Being Locked-Up In An “Eaters-Prison”

IMG_5257Gluten is found in wheat, barley and rye.  1-in-133 Americans have a gluten and wheat intolerance, known as Celiac Disease.  I have been eliminating gluten to test out my digestive system and general health to see if I am gluten intolerant.  At first the gluten-free part sounded like a tall order, but there are so ways to enjoy many of your favorite foods without it having to be gluten-full.  Here is what I have learned about surviving and thriving on a start-up gluten-free diet.

Gluten-Free Staples:

  • Fruits
  • Beef, pork, chicken, turkey, fish, and seafood
  • Eggs
  • Plain milk, butter, cream
  • Plain beans
  • Plain corn
  • Plain white rice, brown rice, wild rice
  • Plain nuts and seeds
  • Quinoa
  • Oils
  • Sugar, honey, molasses
  • Spices and herbs

* Plain = no additives

Breakfast

SandwichesIMG_5256

Tacos/Burritos

Pizza

Dessert

More Gluten-Free Recipes and Resources

If eating gluten-free will ensure a greater level of digestion and health for my body, then I am all in.  Please share you favorite gluten-free recipes, products and secrets about gluten-free eating and living.

– GreenUp! Guy

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