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Top 10 gluten-free recipes

Gluten intolerant? These recipes are for you!

26 Aug 2014
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When sitting down to put this list together, I had a silent chuckle remembering the hilarious video - where people who followed a gluten-free diet were asked what gluten was (Face palm!).

If you're unfamiliar with it, gluten is a protein found in grains like wheat and barley, and is the essential element that gives structure to breads and pastas. Gluten is also found in beer, processed meats and store-bought sauces. A large number of people are intolerant to the protein and are unable to digest it.

We've rounded up a list of our top gluten-free recipes to try. Have a look...

1. Healthy egg and cheese muffins
These are full of protein and are perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

2. Choc chip cookies
Everyone deserves to enjoy choc chip cookies! This recipe uses coconut flour.

3. Goats cheese and asparagus tarts
These tarts make the perfect starter for a light and summery al fresco lunch.

4. Basic tortillas
You can experiment with making your own gluten-free wrap with this tortilla recipe.

5. Muesli
Serve in a bowl with creamy yoghurt and fresh fruit for a healthy breakfast!

6. Cheese straws
Cheese straws are always a hit! Not only are they pretty to look at, they also go down a treat during any Happy Hour!

7. Chocolate cheesecake
Make this as a dessert or tea-time treat ahead of time. Chocolate heaven!

8. Gnocchi and creamy pesto
Rich and deliciously comforting. Cook this on a cold and wet winter evening. You'll be warmed up from the inside out.

9. Open lasagne with chicken and peas
Another light dinner or lunch idea that will leave you feeling satisfied and happy.

10. Onion rings
Show me one person that doesn't like a good onion ring! Crispy, sweet and totally addictive, onion rings go well with any grilled meat. These are made using crushed or ground almonds - giving them a slight nutty flavour.

- Tessa Purdon

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