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. This list is full of recipes that feature gluten-free whole grains. From breads to cookies to crepes the possibilities are endless.
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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
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 perfect birthday cake recipe 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.
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04 of 09
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. That's what makes these apple oatmeal muffins even more delicious than they already are.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
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
This delicious recipe for gluten-free Parmesan flax crackers is unique in that it contains zero gluten-free flours. It's very easy to make, making it perfect for beginners who are new to gluten-free cooking. After you have these you'll never want to buy the store-bought kind ever again.
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This is a great lunch or side dish recipe for vegetarians and vegans. It's made with whole gluten-free millet and lots of fresh, healthy veggies. If you're not vegetarian or vegan this pairs very nicely with steak, chicken, or fish. It's also a great side to serve at a family barbecue.
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These rustic matzoh crackers are tender, crisp and made with gluten-free oat flour and potato starch. These are commonly served at Passover but they are suitable to make during any time of the year.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
Classic, chewy chocolate chip cookie flavor and texture in a gluten-free recipe that calls for light buckwheat flour. If you want something that has a bit of a refreshing kick, you can make these into mint chocolate chip cookies. All you have to do is substitude the vanilla extract with peppermint. Either way, they're incredibly scrumptious. This is our favorite gluten-free cookie.