Eating is more than a daily task. It’s a way of socializing. It’s a way of broadening your horizons. It’s a way of life for some people. But if you have celiac disease, you may feel limited in these areas.
This month is officially National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and it’s all about bringing attention to the autoimmune digestive condition. Unfortunately, people with celiac disease are unable to eat gluten which mean their bodies can’t process wheat, rye, or barley. And you know what wheat, rye, and barley is in? Everything.
Well, almost. But, because there is no cure, eating gluten-free is the answer, and sometimes a challenge. One in 100 people worldwide are affected according to the Celiac Disease Foundation, so if you are affected by this disease, here are some helpful gluten-free recipes that’ll keep your kitchen life on the healthy side.
1. Grains for Everyone
Noodle dishes may be filled with gluten and out of the question, but there’s nothing about these grains that should keep you away. Get the carbs you’ve been needing with a little help from either rice or quinoa. These two are the perfect sources of fiber and magnesium that all bodies need. Get bold in your cooking by mixing both ingredients and making this 100 percent gluten-free Rice & Quinoa Pilaf dish. Use the right appliances, such as one of our powerful cooktops from your favorite name brand, to step up your pilaf game and make your meals taste a whole lot better.
2. Cereal for Celiac
One of the hardest meals of the day for someone with celiac disease is breakfast. Think about it: Most breakfast foods are filled with wheat, making this meal of the day a hard one to mix up. But if you are someone who is craving more than just bacon and eggs for your morning chow down, you’ll be happy to know that Cheerios are proud to offer a gluten-free cereal. Many cereals have gluten and are not safe to eat for someone with celiac disease – but luckily, you’ve got Cheerios on your side.
3. Brownies with a Secret Ingredient
Dessert is another hard meal for someone with celiac disease, as it tends to consist of floury ingredients which – you guessed it – contain wheat. But, because the world is full of beautiful things, such as bloggers and chefs and bloggers that are chefs, we can truly count on the internet to find us a gluten-free dessert worth devouring.
Whether you consume gluten or not, these Coffee & Black Bean Brownies will have you drooling for more. If you are a lover of beans and a lover of coffee, this treat was made for you.
With the right appliances, you’ll be able to perfect this recipe to a T. Check out the variety of ranges, cooktops, and ovens at our store to find out how you can upgrade your kitchen to the next level. And, you can find more delightful coffee and gluten-free munchies from Jerry James Stone with his book “Made with Coffee.”
If you are someone who doesn’t have celiac disease, bringing awareness to this autoimmune disorder can really help in the culinary world. Help make a difference by cooking up some of these recipes in your range and opening your family and friends taste buds up to a gluten-free life.