Sure, you may have pumpkin pie . . . and biscuits and gravy, and cheesecake, and gravy along with your turkey and nonetheless keep on monitor in your Wheat Stomach way of life!
Some individuals fear that, by following the Wheat Stomach grain-free way of life, they should endure via a vacation dinner of dry turkey meat and lettuce leaves and miss out on all the normal tasty dishes. However that’s merely not true. You’ll be able to get pleasure from an excellent, scrumptious, and wholesome Christmas dinner, as an illustration, whereas dwelling the Wheat Stomach way of life, staying on monitor and persevering with to reap the appreciable well being advantages together with ongoing weight reduction. However, in an effort to protect your well being and never acquire, say, 3 kilos from the vacation feasting, there are some straightforward swaps you should utilize to exchange unhealthy vacation staples with a wholesome and Wheat Stomach-compatible various.
So here’s a checklist of straightforward swaps to make for elements and dishes that may allow you to navigate this vacation safely whereas not sacrificing something in style. And, as somebody who avoids all wheat and grains, you can’t eat any dish containing wheat or grains else re-exposure phenomena will present—diarrhea, bloating, joint ache, nervousness, anger, thoughts “fog,” return of irritation and autoimmune situations, and so on.–sufficient to destroy your vacation. However household and visitors who are usually not wheat- and grain-free can safely eat your wheat/grain-free dishes with none downside in anyway (apart from these with allergy symptoms to our alternative elements, resembling nuts). By following such Wheat Stomach swaps, there may be due to this fact no want to arrange, say, a pumpkin pie for the grain-eaters and a pumpkin pie for the non-grain eaters. Simply serve the wheat/grain-free model and everybody might be comfortable.
Along with the numerous vacation recipes within the Wheat Stomach Cookbook and Wheat Stomach 30-Minute Cookbook, listed below are some concepts for wholesome swaps and recipes. On the left discover the normal ingredient or dish; on the best is our Wheat Stomach swap:
Gravy thickened with wheat flour or cornstarch———-Gravy thickened with coconut milk (canned), cream/butter, pureed mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini, broccoli, pumpkin, squash. (Extra on Wheat Stomach appropriate thickeners, savory and non-savory, might be discovered right here.) In fact, use drippings as your gravy base.
Mashed potatoes———-Mashed steamed cauliflower. Recipe right here.
Biscuits and gravy———Biscuits and gravy made with almond flour and secure thickeners. Recipe right here.
Cranberry sauce———-Cranberry sauce made with natural cranberries and sweetened along with your alternative of certainly one of our benign sweeteners
Dressing/stuffing———-Dressing/stuffing with out breadcrumbs or bread. Recipe right here. (Be aware that this dressing recipe is not meant to be cooked within the turkey, however made individually.)
Soup—————-Soups with out noodles or unhealthy thickeners. Recipe for Cream of Mushroom soup right here. You’ll want to save your leftover turkey with the bones to make soup/broth afterwards.
Pumpkin pie———Pumpkin pie with a floor pecan or walnut crust and no-sugar-added filling. Recipe right here.
These Wheat Stomach meals swaps will let you have a secure and wholesome vacation with out weight acquire, with out the agony of wheat/grain re-exposure, with out rises in blood sugar, whereas taking part within the all the nice consuming and enjoyable.
Completely satisfied holidays, everybody!