Whole Grain Gluten-Free Recipes

Add Healthy Fiber to Your Diet with Gluten-free Whole Grain Foods

Gluten-free foods made with whole grains add fiber to diets, a big plus considering white rice flour, tapioca starch, and potato starch are highly refined and void of fiber.

  • 01 of 09

    Gluten-Free (Rice Free) Buckwheat Mini Loaf Bread

    Gluten-Free Buckwheat Mini Loaf Bread Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Buckwheat Mini Loaf Bread. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Earthy, moist and not gritty, gluten-free buckwheat mini loaf bread is a good alternative for those looking for more nutritious gluten-free bread. Buckwheat is a rather amazing gluten-free flour. It's high in easily digestible protein, antioxidants, minerals, and fiber.

  • 02 of 09

    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Penuch Frosting

    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Penuche Frosting Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Penuche Frosting. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    These classic oatmeal cupcakes call for 1 cup gluten-free oatmeal, 1 cup gluten-free oat flour (you can make your own in a coffee bean grinder) and only 1/3 cup tapioca. In other words, this cake is a rich source of soluble oat fiber. This is a favorite birthday cake recipe at my house and the penuche frosting, a combination of shredded coconut, chopped pecans, butter and brown sugar is broiled, giving the cupcakes a toffee-like, crunchy topping.

  • 03 of 09

    Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes

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    Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes are earthy, slightly nutty tasting and a nutritious alternative to crepes made with refined flours. Crepes are so versatile and can be filled with breakfast, lunch and dinner menus in mind. Or enjoy them as a tasty alternative to pancakes.

  • 04 of 09

    Gluten-Free Apple Oatmeal Muffins

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    Gluten-Free Apple Oatmeal Muffins. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Gluten-free oats have fewer carbs than other gluten-free grains including white or brown rice, sorghum, amaranth, and teff, making gluten-free oats a good grain alternative for those looking to cut excess carbs from gluten-free diets.

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  • 05 of 09

    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Pancakes

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    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Pancakes. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    These delicious gluten-free pancakes are made with gluten-free oatmeal, gluten-free oat flour, and amaranth. Oats are an excellent source of healthy soluble fiber, protein, and iron.

    Be sure to buy gluten-free oats like Bob's Red Mill, Gluten-Free Oats to avoid cross-contamination with wheat. Also, nutritionists recommend that people with Celiac disease add oats slowly to the diet to be sure you can tolerate them. Some Celiacs can't.

  • 06 of 09

    Gluten-Free Parmesan Flax Snack Crackers

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    Gluten-Free Parmesan Flax Crackers. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    This delicious recipe for gluten-free Parmesan flax crackers is unique in that it contains zero gluten-free flours.

  • 07 of 09

    Gluten-Free Millet Tabbouleh

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    This is a great lunch or side dish recipe for vegans. It's made with whole gluten-free millet and lots of fresh, healthy veggies.

  • 08 of 09

    Gluten-Free Matzoh Crackers

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    Gluten-Free Oat Matzoh Crackers. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    These rustic matzoh crackers are tender, crisp and made with gluten-free oat flour and potato starch.

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  • 09 of 09

    Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Original or mint)

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    Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies (Original or mint). 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Classic, chewy chocolate chip cookie flavor and texture in a gluten-free recipe that calls for light buckwheat flour. This is our favorite gluten-free cookie!