21 gluten-free breakfast recipes
When it comes to eating a gluten-free breakfast many 'traditional' brekkie items breakfast cereals, bread and oats are ruled out for containing gluten. But don't lose hope as there are still plenty of gluten-free breakfast options out there to start your day off.
Looking for a gluten-free porridge or pancakes recipes? Try our tasty gluten-free quinoa porridge with pomegranate and almonds as a great alternative to traditional rolled oats. Or our two ingredient pancakes which use banana and eggs to create these super simple gluten-free and dairy-free pancakes.
Eat eggs for breakfast as a gluten-free option
Eggs are a great gluten-free option for breakfast. They are high in protein, making them ideal for breakfast. They are considered a 'complete protein’, meaning they contain all the essential amino acids your body needs. Including protein in your meals can help you to feel fuller for longer. Eggs also contain more the 11 essential vitamins and minerals and healthy omega-3 fats.
Sources of gluten-free carbohydrates
Due to increasing demand, supermarkets now have entire aisles dedicated to gluten-free foods, including delicious breakfast solutions. Head to your local market and search for gluten-free cereals, bread and muesli options made with nutritious (and gluten-free) grains such as buckwheat, amaranth, quinoa and sorghum.
Following a gluten-free diet due to medical conditions such as coeliac disease, wheat allergies or gluten intolerance often means missing out on some breads and cereals. By using healthy carbohydrate and protein alternatives you can set yourself up for success at the start of the day - just make sure to read the food labels on any packaged ingredients.