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Living Gluten-Free For Dummies - Australia, 2nd Australian Edition



Living Gluten-Free For Dummies - Australia, 2nd Australian Edition

Margaret Clough, Danna Korn

ISBN: 978-0-730-30487-6 March 2014 408 Pages


The easy way to live without wheat, barley, oats, rye, and other sources of gluten

There's more to living gluten-free than just cutting it out of your diet. This Second Australian Edition of Living Gluten-Free For Dummies helps you embrace a gluten-free lifestyle and make a smooth transition to healthier, tastier living. You'll learn how to decipher food labels, enjoy a balanced diet, cook delicious meals and order at restaurants, deal with the emotional and social aspects of gluten-free living, raise healthy gluten-free kids, and so much more. And best of all, this book includes plenty of great-tasting recipes.

  • Covers all the newest products and food labelling practices specific to Australia
  • Includes up-to-date information about the latest research on managing coeliac disease
  • Features over 75 nutritious and delicious gluten-free recipes
  • Endorsed by Coeliac Australia

Whether you or a family member have coeliac disease, another kind of gluten intolerance, or want to try living without gluten for other health or nutrition reasons, this Second Australian Edition of Living Gluten-Free For Dummies covers everything you need to know—from great recipes to the latest research and the best ways to manage your health.

Foreword xxi

Introduction 1

Part I: Going Gluten-Free: Who, What, Why and How 7

Chapter 1: Being Gluten-Free from A to Z 9

Chapter 2: Understanding Why You Need to Go Gluten-Free 29

Chapter 3: Taking a Closer Look at Coeliac Disease 49

Chapter 4: Grasping the Ground Rules of the Gluten-Free Diet 63

Chapter 5: Finding and Using Good Resources 83

Chapter 6: Gluten-Free … Nutritiously 93

Part II: Planning and Preparing: The Preludes to Cooking 111

Chapter 7: Creating a Gluten-Free-Friendly Kitchen 113

Chapter 8: Shopping Is Easier Than You Think 125

Chapter 9: Cooking: Tips and Techniques 141

Part III: From Menus to Meals: Recipes for the Gluten-Free Gastronome 157

Chapter 10: Beginning with Breakfast 159

Chapter 11: Snacking on Appetisers, Nibbles and Wraps 181

Chapter 12: Souping Up Salads and Vegetable Dishes 199

Chapter 13: Enjoying the Main Event 225

Chapter 14: Pizza, Pasta and Bread: Foods You Thought Were a Thing of the Past 245

Chapter 15: Getting Your Just Desserts 265

Part IV: Living — and Loving — the Gluten-Free Lifestyle 24/7 287

Chapter 16: Getting Out and About: Eating Away from Home 289

Chapter 17: Raising Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Kids 313

Chapter 18: Beating the Blues: Overcoming Emotional Obstacles 337

Part V: The Part of Tens 355

Chapter 19: Ten Benefits of Being Gluten-Free 357

Chapter 20: Ten Tips to Help You Love the Gluten-Free Lifestyle 361

Chapter 21: Ten Tips and Traps for New Players 365

Index. 369