How to De-Gluten Your Favorite Recipes


How do you make a sandwich without bread? If it seems impossible, it’s because it is. Your kitchen will need a new gluten-free staple, starting with a bread-maker. Here is a basic recipe to get started with. 3 eggs 2 cups white rice flour 1 ½ cup buttermilk ½ cup soy flour 1/3 cup cornstarch ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup honey 1 tbsp xanthan gum 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tbsp active dry yeast 1 tsp salt I. Before mixing ingredients, check the instructions on your bread machine. Add ingredients in order according to your device. Select the sweet dough cycle. II. Wait 5 minutes, then examine the dough. Add rice flour or water to reach the desired texture. Let the bread machine finish the cycle. III. Let cool for 10 to 15 minutes then remove from pan.

Teriyaki Sauce

A perfect match for lean strips of chicken, brown rice, and a bowl of vitamin-rich vegetables, it would be sad to see a gluten-free diet without teriyaki sauce. If you are not lucky enough to live by a store that provides it, here is how to make your own. 1 ½ cups cold water ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup gluten-free soy sauce 3 tbsp corn starch 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp sesame oil I. Mix all ingredients together in a room-temperature sauce pan. II. Slowly warm over the stove. Stir continuously to prevent burning. III. Pour warm sauce over your favorite dish. Serve warm.

Veggie Burgers

Bad news, your favorite low-fat, all natural garden burgers probably have gluten in them. It can be tough to make burgers that stick together without some sort of flour, but a food wizard managed to figure it out. The recipe will take a little time, but it’s worth it in the end. 1 eggplant 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 small red onion 1 poblano pepper 1 egg (optional) 5 garlic cloves 3 cups canned black beans 1 cup unsalted ground cashews ¼ cup barbecue sauce 3 tbsp masa 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 ¼ tsp kosher salt ¼ tsp black pepper For the full recipe, go to Natural Comfort Kitchen: