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Gluten-Free All-In-One For Dummies



Gluten-Free All-In-One For Dummies

Consumer Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-119-05251-7 May 2015 600 Pages


Everything you need to know about living a gluten-free lifestyle

As the prevalence of gluten-free dieting continues to grow—both from necessity and choice—more and more people are searching for a healthy way to cut gluten out of their lives. Gluten-Free All-In-One For Dummies culls a wealth of indispensable information from six popular For Dummies books, providing you with an all-encompassing, one-stop resource for living and eating gluten-free. From gluten-free cooking and baking to must-have information on celiac disease, this comprehensive and authoritative guide to all things gluten-free is the only reference you'll need as you navigate your way around a wheat, barley, and rye-filled world.

With nearly millions of households having at least one person who eats gluten-free foods, the need for a trusted and authoritative guide to living gluten-free has never been greater. Thankfully, Gluten-Free All-In-One For Dummies is here to offer expert guidance on making the switch to a life free of gluten.

  • Recognize the benefits of adopting a gluten-free lifestyle
  • Interpret food labels and stock a gluten-free kitchen
  • Cook delicious gluten-free recipes for every meal of the day
  • Make kid-friendly gluten-free meals, baked goods, and desserts

If you're a seasoned gluten-free eater or a newcomer to the diet, Gluten-Free All-In-One For Dummies is the perfect, all-inclusive guide to ditching the grains and living a healthier life.

Introduction 1

Book I: Getting Started with Going without Gluten 5

Chapter 1: Gluten]Free from A to Z: The Basics of Being Gluten-Free 7

Chapter 2: Glimpsing Good Reasons to Go Gluten-Free 25

Chapter 3: Taking a Closer Look at Celiac Disease 45

Chapter 4: Grasping the Ground Rules of the Gluten-Free Diet 65

Chapter 5: Making Sure It’s Gluten-Free: Digging a Little Deeper 83

Chapter 6: Loving the Gluten-Free Lifestyle 97

Book II: Making the Switch without Losing Your Mind 121

Chapter 1: Making Nutrition Your Mission When You’re Cooking Gluten-Free 123

Chapter 2: Keeping a Gluten-Free-Friendly Kitchen 141

Chapter 3: Shopping within Your Gluten-Free Lifestyle 163

Chapter 4: Cooking and Baking Tips and Techniques 179

Book III: Gluten-Free Starts for Meals . . . or Days 203

Chapter 1: Breakfast and Brunch, Reimagined 205

Chapter 2: Putting Together Appetizers and Snacks That Please 235

Chapter 3: Sensational Salads 259

Chapter 4: Simmering Soups and Stews 279

Book IV: Main Courses with Meat and Without 293

Chapter 1: Bringing Beef, Lamb, and Pork to the Table 295

Chapter 2: Building Great Dishes from Turkey and Chicken 313

Chapter 3: Swimming in Ideas for Fish and Seafood 329

Chapter 4: Making Marvelous, Meatless Mains 345

Book V: Losing the Gluten, Keeping the Baked Goods 375

Chapter 1: Unique Issues of Gluten-Free Baking 377

Chapter 2: Gluten-Free Baking Mixes and Sweet Yeast Breads 399

Chapter 3: Cookies, Brownies, and Bars 431

Chapter 4: Pies and Cakes 461

Chapter 5: Batters, Doughs, Biscuits, and Crackers 505

Chapter 6: Savory Breads and Pizzas 525

Index 547