Don’t let its name mislead you. Buckwheat, despite its name, is not actually wheat at all. You’re clear to enjoy it as a healthy gluten-free option. Now that you know, are you ready to finally learn how to cook buckwheat groats, and start reaping all the awesome things it can provide for you and your family? Is that a yes? Great! Let’s get started. What Are Buckwheat Groats Just in case you were having second thoughts about what exactly...Read More
Gluten is a protein that is naturally found in wheat, barely, and rye. However, in the world of foods, gluten can be found in all sorts of foods because it helps hold food together (think breadcrumbs).
Wheat is very common in the US, so eating gluten-free can be challenging when you’re first starting out. To avoid wheat (so you can avoid gluten), stay way from breads, soups, pasta, sauces, salad dressings, baked goods, and even cereals.
Barely and rye are commonly found in beer, yeast, and malt. Avoid these items as well.
I know, cutting out breads and wheat entirely is hard because it plays such a major part in our diet. But with a little time, you’ll get used to it. These recipes and cooking info/instructions below are all meant for gluten-free alternatives. Give them a try and give them a chance. I know it’s going to be hard when you first start out, but what other choices do you have?
Learn how to cook millet in a rice cooker with these easy instructions. After your first try, you’ll wonder why you’ve been wasting so much time the pots and pans on the stovetop. The small grains mean it cooks faster than long-grain rice. Being easy to prepare, high in protein, and rich in essential minerals and vitamins, you’d be crazy to skip this option. Cooking Millet in a Rice Cooker Using a rice cooker to make millet is reasonably...Read More
Wild rice is gluten-free choice, wonderfully chewy, and adds a much desired nutty flavor to any dish (or by itself). It does take a while to cook, and having to wait for it can be a hassle if you’re in a hurry to go somewhere. I’ve got just the solution for that though. Let me show you how to cook wild rice in a rice cooker. No more waiting for it to finish cooking before going somewhere, yet you can still enjoy all the benefits and flavors it...Read More
Rice is a gluten-free and hypoallergenic—making it an excellent grain alternative for those with food allergies. I’m here to teach you how to cook rice with a rice cooker and on the stove. Find out how much water to use for perfect rice (every time). Learn how you can freeze rice and easy make-ahead meals that will save you a lot of time, as well as prevent waste. Without a Rice Cooker: On The Stove Don’t write rice off your list of choices...Read More
Quinoa is an excellent choice for anyone who’s looking for something that is super healthy, gluten-free, and easy to cook. With this little hack here, cooking quinoa in a rice cooker, you can indeed set it and go do something else. There’s no risk of overcooking or burning. You can even make larger batches and freeze cooked quinoa for healthy, gluten-free, make-ahead meals. How to Cook Quinoa in a Rice Cooker 1 part quinoa 2 parts water (or...Read More