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Gluten-Free All Day: Tasty Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Gluten-Free All Day: Tasty Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is a collection of some of my favorite gluten-free recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the recipes are vegan and white sugar free!

You CAN make your own gluten-free meals quite easily. You do not have to buy those expensive unhealthy packaged gluten-free products. Every recipe here is inexpensive, healthy and mouth watering.

Breakfast:

Quinoa Coconut Almond Porridge

Quinoa, pronounced keen-wa, is gluten-free and is not even a grain.

This is a more like having dessert for breakfast, but don’t be fooled; it’s very healthy and filled with lots of protein.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup cooked quinoa (Learn how to Cook Quinoa!)
2 Tbsps Sultanas
1/2 cup Almond Milk
7 Almonds (soaked)
1 Tbsp Shredded coconut (unsweetened)
1 Tbsp Coconut Oil
1/4 tsp Stevia (liquid)
1/2 – 1 tsp. cinnamon
Pinch of sea salt
1 tsp honey (optional)

Directions:
1. The night before: Put cooked quinoa, sultanas, almond milk and salt into a pot.
2. In the morning: Simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Pour into a bowl and mix in almonds.
4. Put coconut oil and honey on top.
5. Sprinkle cinnamon.
6. Eat and enjoy the dessert breakfast.

Lunch:

Japanese Soba Soup

The buckwheat in soba soup is not a wheat and not a grain.

If you want a delicious noodle soup recipe that is gluten free, and perhaps even grain free; this is it!
Made with buckwheat noodles.

Ingredients:

1 piece Kombu
1 small piece Wakame
1 inch piece ginger root, peeled and grated
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, sliced
1/4 – 1/2 lb soba (buckwheat noodles)
1/4 cup mugi miso
3 cups water

Directions:
1. Wash Kombu and Wakame and place in a pot with the water.
2. Add the ginger. Bring to a boil and boil gently for 10 – 20 minutes. Strain, saving Kombu and Wakame.
3. Rinse off the seaweed. Chop Wakame into 1 inch cubes and return to the pot of water.
4. Saute onion till transparent. Add onion to the stock along with the carrot. Lightly boil for 5 minutes.
5. Add the soba. Bring to a boil and add 1 cup of cold water.
6. Repeat this process 3 times, adding a total of 3 cups of water.
7. Boil lightly for 5 more minutes. Remove from heat.
8. Add miso to taste (do not cook the miso as it will kill the live enzymes). Let sit with lid on for 5 minutes.
9. Serve in bowls. Extra tip: Sprinkle Fried Tofu on top.

To learn all the benefits of seaweed click here: Seaweed Benefits

Millet Pecan Coconut Pudding

Millet has a deep nutty taste and is the most alkaline grain. The pudding tastes as good as it looks!

Ingredients:

2 cup cooked Millet (see How to Cook Perfect Millet)
2/3 cup sultanas (or raisins)
2 cups Coconut milk
1/3 cup pecans
1/2 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
2 Tbsp. coconut oil
2/3 tsp. light liquid Stevia
2 tsp. cinnamon
Dash of nutmeg
Dash of cardamom
Pinch of salt
8 or 9 inch square baking dish (glass is best)

Directions:
1. Spread coconut oil onto the sides and bottom of baking dish.
2. Mix the rest of above ingredients except for the pecans.
3. Pat in baking dish.
4. Place whole pecans on top of mixture.
5. Bake at 350 F for 45 – 55 minutes

More Millet Recipes:

How to Cook Perfect Millet

Millet and Buckwheat with Sunflower Seeds: great combination.

Dinner:

Creamy Chickpea and Rice Pie

A delicious combination of high-protein chick peas and gluten-free brown rice.

Creamy Chickpea Pie Filling

Ingredients:

1 onion, chopped
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. coriander
1/4 tsp. cardamom
1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
4 Tbsp. Tahini (light)

Directions:
1. Saute onion, cumin, coriander, and cardamom in a little vegetable oil.
2. Add chickpeas and Tahini.
3. Mix together, adding more water if necessary for a creamy sauce.
4. Set aside.
5. Add salt to taste.
6. Pour into Rice Pie Shell.
Bake at 450 for 25 – 35 minutes.

Rice Pie Shell

Ingredients:

1 cup cooked short grain brown rice
2 Tbsp. Chick Pea flour
2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds
1/2 to 1/2 cup water

Directions:
1. Oil pie pan well.
2. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
3. Add a little water to rice and chickpea flour to form a sticky dough-like mixture.
4. Press rice into pan to form a pie shell.
5. Pour in Creamy Chickpea Pie Filling.
6. Bake at 450 F for 25 - 35 minutes.

Hermit Cookies

A delicious cookie that is GOOD for you!

Ingredients:

3/4 cup vegetable oil or coconut oil
4 tbsp sucanat or coconut sugar (which will give a slight coconut flavor)
1 tbsp molasses
1/4 tsp Stevia
4 tbsp chickpea flour or soy flour
1 cup water
1 cup brown rice flour
3/4 cup white rice flour
1/4 cup potato flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
3/4 cup walnuts
3/4 cup sultanas

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
2. Combine butter, sucanat, stevia and molasses until creamy.
3. Stir in soy flour and water
4. Then mix in other flours, baking powder, salt and spices.
5. Mix in fruit and nuts.
6. Roll into 1-inch balls and flatten with a fork on a greased baking sheet.
7. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

Why is Cooking Gluten-Free Like This Important?

These recipes are use only healthy ingredients not the unhealthy gluten-free ingredients that you will find in many gluten free recipes. Also, only healthy oils and fats are used.

I teach people to cook these kinds of meals in a balanced menu in my 2-5-30 Healthy Diet Courses.

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Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, eating and cooking. After testing and researching every possible healthy therapy on her delicate system she has developed simple, powerful principles which she shares in her recent book Eating Green and Lean, and as host to Care2 groups: Healthy Living Network and Healthy Cooking. She is the head chef at Real Food for Life, where she shares recipes and tips. Sign up for the Real Food for Life weekly newsletter or catch her on Facebook or Twitter (@DancinginLife).

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8:39AM PDT on Sep 1, 2014

Re reading this,some good recipes for those who must eat gluten free.Thanks Diane.

9:42PM PDT on Apr 14, 2014

Thanks for some great advice.

7:54PM PDT on Apr 14, 2014

Thank you!

6:23AM PDT on Apr 14, 2014

Yummy.

6:22AM PDT on Apr 14, 2014

Yummy.

1:07AM PDT on Apr 14, 2014

Thank you :)

10:10PM PDT on Apr 9, 2014

These do actually look good.

The problem I have, most people don't have these ingredients in their cupboard(s).

These are specifically for gluten free people only, unless you feel like investing a fair amount on money for these specialized ingredients(3 different types of flour to start with).

2:47AM PDT on Apr 6, 2014

Thank you :)

4:26AM PDT on Apr 3, 2014

thank you

12:06AM PDT on Apr 3, 2014

Thank you so much for such a great blog.
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