Gluten Free: A Guide to What to Cut Out and What to Leave in.

What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and oats (although for oats gluten usually occurs by cross contamination). Gluten may also be found in spelt, durum wheat, cous-cous, kamut, malt, bran, triticale (a hybrid of wheat and rye), dextrin (a combination of starches which may contain gluten) and oats, so …

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How to Prepare lentils so they can be easily digested

For some people, consuming lentils can cause a lot of flatulence and bloating. Often, this isn’t because of the lentils but because of how they’ve been prepared. Lentils should be soaked overnight to make them easier to digest and less gas forming, particularly if they are dried. Lentils contain phytic acid, an anti nutrient which binds …

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