Finding Good Gluten Free Bread
Dietary Restrictions and Living Gluten Free
Following a gluten free diet is not easy with the dietary restrictions on wheat, barley, rye, and some oats. If you have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease you learned pretty fast that your life would never be the same. Although eating bread and pastry is not prohibited per se, it is quietly prohibited because it takes a long time to find the right products for your taste.
You will discover that the store bought breads do not even bear a resemblance to the sliced bread you are accustomed to buying in the grocery store. When you do find a bread you can tolerate you will be shocked at the cost of such a bread. Today I purchased a loaf of dark brown bread made by kinnikinnick. I had never heard of the company but I was really surprised by the taste of the bread. After six months of eating no bread or tapioca bread that tastes like dried bread crumbs, it was a pleasant change. I recommend it.
Gluten Free Bread, Scone and Muffin Mix
After a protracted trial and error period King Arthur Flour, a company I have used for many years for wonderful baking mixes opened a gluten free division. Their breads, are the best I have found. For the cook who really is not into baking, these products make life a whole lot easier. Using a mix saves you from purchasing many products you would never keep in your pantry.
There are many mixes on the market and more are introduced every day. Betty Crocker is getting into the gluten free market place and their cakes are quite good. Some stores are introducing baking mixes and other foods throughout their store next to other products. Read product labels and ingredient listings.
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You may discover that you have type 1 allergies, or you are gluten intolerant. There are a number of diagnoses that are treated with a gluten free. I recently discovered that there is believed to be a connection between autism and gluten in the foods eaten by autistic children.
There are a number of food products on the market but they are not easy to find although you can Google the words gluten, or gluten free food and get good results. It has been my experience that some of these products are better than others.
For instance, the Hodgson Mill Multi-purpose baking mix is a truly superior product. I have used it in making corn bread and the results were better than using wheat flour!
Today I found the quinoa (keen-wah) I have been looking for at a store called Natural Kitchen. There are several locations across the country. Quinoa is a high protein grain that equals meat, fish, or poultry. I found noodles made from quinoa as well. I will update after I try these products.
The cost is prohibitive to buy loaves of bread regularly, and to purchase the different types of flour required to make bread from scratch is expensive. I am considering investing in these flour products because the recipes generally call for small amounts so several loaves of bread could be made over time. This is something I will need to report back on as well.
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