If you missed part one about going gluten free, go back and read it before you read this post!
What’s it like to have a gluten free diet?
It seems like it should be really simple. Just stop eating foods with gluten. It’s actually pretty difficult, since so many foods contain gluten. Of course there are the regular suspects – bread, pasta, cereal, cookies, crackers, etc. Most of those foods are wheat-based, therefore containing gluten. But there are lots of other gluten-containing foods you may not think of, like soy sauce, bottled sauces and dressings, and soups. For a more comprehensive list, click here.
Furthermore, when you remove gluten-containing foods from your diet, you need to replace them with something else. Let’s take a look at that. (more…)