Whether you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, coeliacdisease, or simply want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free fromwheat, barley and rye, then this book is for you. It explainsthe basics of gluten intolerance and the medical problemsassociated with it, plus practical guidance on how to make thetransition to a gluten-free lifestyle.Packed with delicious recipes, tips on eating out, and updatedinformation on new food labelling legislation, testing methods andproduct availability, Living Gluten-Free For Dummies is youressential guide to making gluten-free living easy.Includes new and updated content on: * What you can and can't eat on a gluten-free diet, and howreadily available gluten-free foods are in the UK * Shopping with success and deciphering newly-introduced foodlabels * Cooking crowd-pleasing gluten-free meals using an increasingrange of gluten-free products * Raising happy gluten-free kids
Hilary Du Cane is a freelance Registered Dietitian whoworks closely with Coeliac UK, caterers and food producers, helpingto raise awareness of gluten-related disorders and the importanceof healthy eating for a happy, successful life. A coeliacherself, Hilary is uniquely qualified to provide both personaland professional perspectives on managing the the gluten-freelifestyle successfully.
Introduction 1 Part I: Ready, Set, Going Gluten-Free 9 Chapter 1: Getting Started: Going Gluten-Free 11 Chapter 2: Going Gluten-Free: Who s Doing It and Why25 Chapter 3: Taking a Closer Look at Coeliac Disease 45 Part II: Digging Deeper into Living Gluten-Free 61 Chapter 4: Grasping the Ground Rules of the Gluten-Free Diet63 Chapter 5: Scrutinising the Evidence: Making Sure It sGluten-Free 93 Chapter 6: Acquiring a Taste for Nutritious Gluten-Free Health109 Part III: Taking the Plunge: How to Go Gluten-Free 135 Chapter 7: Going Gluten-Free Right Now: A Quick-Start Guide137 Chapter 8: Making Sense of Smart Gluten-Free Shopping 147 Chapter 9: Tips and Techniques for Gluten-Free Cooking andEating at Home 161 Part IV: Scrumptious Recipes for Gluten-Free Food 177 Chapter 10: First Things First: Breakfast and Brunch 179 Chapter 11: Stylish Starters 201 Chapter 12: Sensational Soups, Salads and Sides 225 Chapter 13: Mastering Mouth-Watering Main Meals 247 Chapter 14: The Sauce Resource 267 Chapter 15: Making Your Own Pizza, Pasta, Tortillas and Breads285 Chapter 16: Sweet Treats 301 Part V: Living and Loving the Gluten-FreeLifestyle 317 Chapter 17: Getting Out and About: Gluten-Free Eating Away fromHome 319 Chapter 18: Raising Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Kids 337 Chapter 19: Beating the Gluten-Free Blues: Overcoming EmotionalObstacles 359 Part VI: The Part of Tens 377 Chapter 20: Ten Tips to Help You (Or Your Child) Love theGluten-Free Lifestyle 379 Chapter 21: Ten Reasons to Join Coeliac UK 383 Index 393