3 Easy Gluten-Free Recipes That Will Help with Your Weight Loss Goals

As soon as most people find out they have gluten-sensitivity, they start making a list of all the tasty foods they will have to sacrifice in the name of healthy living.

Pastas, crackers, bread, pudding, ice cream, egg substitutes, mayonnaise – gluten seems to be everywhere, in all kind of delicious foods you are so grateful to have in your life.
Well, we would like to break this myth right away!

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Yes, gluten is present in most of the foods you eat on a daily basis but being gluten-intolerant doesn’t mean you will have to eliminate taste and flavour altogether from your diet.

In fact, we have some gluten-free recipes that will help you cut the gluten and keep the flavour while staying true to your weight loss regimen.

So, here we go!

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie

We bet you name a recipe as luscious as this raspberry smoothie which you can make with just four ingredients. With the soothing flavour of coconut and goodness of tart raspberries, this smoothie is a perfect drink to start your day.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp honey

Instructions:

Mix all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Cucumber-salmon sandwich

Cut out the gluten but keep the healthy fats, protein and vitamins with this easy-to-make salmon sandwich.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 slice smoked salmon (diced into small pieces)
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, finely sliced
  • 1 gluten-free multigrain roll, halved and toasted
  • ¼ small onion, sliced

Instructions:

Combine salmon and Greek yogurt in a bowl until well- mixed.

Open the two halves of the toasted multigrain roll then top one half with the salmon mixture and the other half with avocado, cucumber and onion slices.

Combine both the halves and serve.

Watermelon-Avocado Salad

Keep this antioxidant and vitamin-rich salad ready for a quick gluten-free bite whenever your hunger pangs kick in.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 small seedless watermelon cut into small pieces
  • 1 avocado, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

Instructions

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss gently. Serve chilled.

Besides these recipes, you can swap your healthy home-made meals for safe options like gluten free muesli occasionally to avoid getting bored of regular foods. Gluten-free quinoa bars, chia bars and nut bars are some other snacks you can grab on-the-go which won’t hurt your weight loss goals.

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Here is What’s Wrong With Your Gluten free Approach

Gluten free eating has taken over the world. Some are clinically intolerant while others adopt it as a healthy way to living.

Unfortunately, many who embark on this journey toward better health, fail to reap the benefits of gluten free living.

Considering the common mistakes most people make due to their lack of knowledge about gluten, we have offered a piece of information and advice on the gluten free approach. Continue reading