Welcome to Gluten & Wheat Free
Granola with Berries and Nuts
A tasty breakfast full of crunchy goodness that keeps well for around a month in an airtight container.
Chorizo and Chickpea Soup
This warming chorizo and chickpea soup is packed with flavour. It can be made and then frozen to eat at a later date, or why not double up and put half in the freezer for another day.
Banoffee pie is made from bananas, cream and toffee, and this recipe has a base made with crumbled biscuits and butter. There is no cooking involved so it’s so easy to make and a great dessert to whip up at short notice. Whether you make it for a special occasion or a weekend treat, this quick Banoffee Pie is sure to go down a treat.
Welcome to gluten-wheat-free.co.uk, a website with recipe ideas and information to assist with a gluten and/or wheat free diet.
More and more people are having to or are choosing to remove gluten and wheat from their diets. Those suffering from coeliac disease have an adverse reaction to gluten, a dietary protein found in three types of cereal: wheat, barley and rye. Eating foods containing gluten can result in very serious symptoms, and therefore a strict gluten free diet is a necessity.
With so many people being diagnosed with Coeliac Disease, it is becoming increasingly easier to buy gluten and wheat free products. Food manufacturers and supermarkets have to label their foods clearly, highlighting whether the product contains gluten and wheat. Restaurants are much more aware of the need for both gluten and wheat free options on their menus and ensuring that there is no gluten and wheat cross contamination when food is being prepared and cooked.
There are many other reasons why people choose to omit gluten and wheat from their diets. Life style choice, intolerance, can help some skin conditions, can help with the symptoms of IBS, less flatulence and the desire to eat less processed foods are just some. Removing foods that contain wheat and gluten has become popular amongst athletes, with many high profile and successful sports stars following a gluten and wheat free diet.
If you are considering removing wheat or gluten from your diet, it is advisable to seek medical advice first by speaking to your GP or healthcare professional.
There is a wealth of information about Coeliac Disease on the following website: https://www.coeliac.org.uk/home/