Gluten Free Tag

25 Apr 3 Gut Destroying Pantry Items and what to use instead

I get it, overload of information haha. As you can see I am just a little passionate about eliminating gut destroying foods. By simply swapping some of your pantry items over to more healthful ones can be super beneficial for your overall health in the long run. It is almost to simple and that is part of the reason we don’t do it… we just think we will get round to it eventually, can you relate to this? Now is your chance and hopefully this video has sparked a fire inside of you to grab the bin and start ditching all the crap that is sneakily destroying your health and could be the leading cause to some weird and unexplained symptoms.   Over the years testing and experimenting with different less “main stream” food items has been a passion and I have found that simply swapping items has made a huge difference to my health, my friends health and also my family. I have found it extremely fun to learn how to cook with different item not everyone has heard of, sometimes they take a bit of getting used to but other times they are an easy sub. I have found that...

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17 Jan Kitchen Talk: Going Gluten Free

If you are really serious about going gluten free then look no further, first of all, if you haven't already unlock my free resources, in this episode we explore some of the reasons for "going gluten free" and also what flour alternatives you can cook with but in your FREE copy of Pantry Guide 101 we lay out all the health damaging foods (sugar, dairy, oil, flour, salt etc) and what healthier options to swap them with.   [embed_popupally_pro popup_id="9"]   Top 3 most usable, tasty and gut friendly gluten free flours to cook with. In this first episode of Kitchen Talk, we discuss the best gluten free flour alternatives and also ways to use and cook with these. Cooking with different less mainstream alternatives requires some know-how. Coconut Flour: Can be substituted quite easily in most recipes (pizza base, bread, pancakes, cupcakes, cakes etc) and the internet is a huge resource for recipes however coconut flour can be a tad dry sometimes… so using more oil can help with the moist issues and you will need to use (what may seem like) an obscene amount of eggs as the binding agent because the flour is really absorbent and soaks up a lot of liquid. Coconut flour has a...

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02 Jan Don’t eat the forbidden fruit…

I don’t know about you but when you can’t eat something as a treat or as a “cheat” meal because of allergies and / or food intolerance it can really bring you down + make you want it more! Especially throughout the holiday season. You know what the consequences are if you eat that! So why do you keep slipping up? Saying no makes you want the forbidden fruit even more. Plus if you are around people that you don’t know very well you have to explain to them why you can’t eat “that” food *insert judgmental looks here* and it gets exhausting. Over the holiday season it is hard to stay on track with a heap of naughty and forbidden foods in abundance. It is especially hard if you have an intolerance or allergy because it’s not your decision to say no, so personally I feel the need to say I can’t (instead of no). The only away around the judgement and the willpower is the language you use. However this holiday season I was getting tired of hearing myself saying I can’t. That was the main reason people kept asking me (and exhausting me) because I was opening up the conversation. “Oh, why can’t...

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08 Mar Is that gluten free?

The real reason I avoid gluten and why I don’t feel like a douche-bag asking for gluten free options at a restaurant.     Does this come gluten free? Insert rolling of eyes from friends and loved ones HERE…   When I was trying (super hard) to give up gluten it was near impossible to not be judged. I used to get anxiety about just about anything and when I was trying to avoid gluten I would get stressed out before asking for gluten free foods in a restaurant because I was literally waiting to be judged and it really bothered me.   You have a right to say no to gluten. BUT. It’s bloody hard with the stress of temptations you shouldn’t have to add judgement to that too.   I really struggled with giving up gluten when out eating at some ones house and at restaurants, at home was easy because I was cooking everything. Gluten free is the hot word of the moment, its all the rage in the media and all the latest fad diets have latched onto this trend. It is what made it so hard for me to not feel judged because if I wanted to get better and heal my gut it...

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