A lot of people I know cringe at the idea of living a gluten-free diet, but as I continue along the path of becoming a vegan and living a gluten-free lifestyle I give a little snicker each time someone asks, “So what exactly do you eat?’ Of course I explain to each person I eat food just like the next person, but am mindful of what is exactly on my plate, no matter where I dine out.
When you look at the term ‘gluten-free’ it’s all about understanding what exactly living this lifestyle means. Gluten-free is a diet that excludes the protein gluten. The gluten protein is found in foods such as barley, rye, wheat, spelt, food starch, semolina, the list goes on. Basically it is a diet with no grains. Of course this may be a tough feat, but over time, switching to a gluten-free diet is as simple as becoming a vegan.
Before we get started on our path of gluten-free dieting I want to make one thing known; gluten-free doesn’t always necessarily mean healthier. I know a lot of products out there add extra sugar to make their products taste better, so I hope this list will provide you with an easy how to guide on living a gluten-free diet, that of course, is kind to your waistline.
With that in mind, here are some alternatives to spanning into the realm of gluten-free living without missing the foods you love to eat the most Read More