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All About Gluten-Free Cooking


A gluten-free diet is a medical prescription for people with Celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis and non-Celiac gluten sensitivity. This means that your health or the health of your gluten-intolerant child depends on avoiding gluten in all its' various forms and avoiding cross-contamination in the kitchen.

The basics of gluten-free cooking include learning which foods contain gluten and which are safe to eat, how to avoid gluten in processed foods, how to use gluten-free flours, how to convert your favorite recipes to healthy gluten-free recipes and how to eat a nutritionally balanced diet. That's a lot to learn!

  1. Living the Gluten-Free Lifestyle
  2. Getting Started
  3. Raising Gluten-Free Kids
  4. Gluten-Free Ingredients and Baking Tips
  1. Gluten-Free Cooking and Nutrition
  2. Where to Find Gluten-Free Products
  3. Reviews of Gluten-Free Cookbooks and Products

Living the Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Our terrific About.com Guide to Celiac Disease offers lots of helpful tips and resources to help people with Celiac disease learn how to cope with the restrictive gluten-free diet. Learn how to safely enjoy gluten-free foods when you're away from home - at a restaurant, while traveling or when you're out socializing. These great suggestions make life on a gluten-free diet so much more enjoyable!

Getting Started

Good news- there has never been a better time to be a gluten-free cook! Public awareness, an exploding gluten-free products market, dozens of new cookbooks and professional support organizations are devoted to helping people on gluten-free diets lead a healthy, enjoyable life.

Raising Gluten-Free Kids

Gluten Free Kids

Tips and child-friendly gluten-free recipes for raising healthy gluten-free kids.

Gluten-Free Ingredients and Baking Tips

Find out which ingredients are safe to eat on a gluten-free diet and how to us them in daily cooking. Gluten-free flours and starches behave quite differently than flours that contain gluten. Learn how gluten-free ingredients are mixed, blended and coaxed into our favorite recipes that, more often than not look and taste remarkably good!

Gluten-Free Cooking and Nutrition

A balanced and varied gluten-free diet is vital to healing and long-term health. Find nutritional tips and analysis of gluten-free flours, meal planning tips and menu plans to help you design a healthy gluten-free diet.

Where to Find Gluten-Free Products

The gluten-free products market is the fastest growing segment of the grocery industry. Find products at your local groceries, natural foods markets and online.

Reviews of Gluten-Free Cookbooks and Products

Finding good cookbooks and gluten-free products is an important step in becoming a successful gluten-free cook. Read unbiased reviews to help you decide which cookbooks and products are best for you.

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