Category Archives: Wheat Belly Buster Recipes

Secrets of making wheat-free bread rise

When we divorce ourselves from wheat, we lose the gluten that, when combined with yeast, generate the “rise” that gives wheat bread that light and airy texture. It means that we often struggle to create non-wheat breads that are big … Continue reading

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Banana chocolate chip bread

Here’s a slightly different way to make bread that I’ve been playing around with the past few weeks. Much as I hate to admit it, using wheat flour does have its advantages–in baking, though not in health. There is no … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bomb Bars

These healthy bars will blast you with chocolate from several directions! Look for cacao nibs in health food stores, Whole Foods Market, or at nuts.com. If unavailable, the bars are still delicious without them. These bars contain around 4-5 grams … Continue reading

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A Wheat Belly shopping list

Once you’ve cleared the shelves of all wheat-containing products, you will need to repopulate them with the essentials that allow you to navigate a wheat-free diet. These are the ingredients commonly used in many of the recipes you’ll find here. … Continue reading

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Pizza crust . . . you can hold in your hands!

Here’s a recipe for pizza crust that you can actually hold in your hands. That’s what we lose when we eliminate wheat: the viscoelasticity of wheat gluten, the quality that provides wheat’s food portability. It allows you to stuff a … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly Buster: Coconut Almond Granola

It probably shouldn’t be called “granola,” since there are no oats, wheat flour, or any of the usual suspects in it. But it’s delicious and will please even the most die-hard wheat-consuming member of the family. Use this “granola” as you … Continue reading

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