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.┬áLentils 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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