Sunday or Saturday morning breakfast....and I can invite neighbors and friends if it's Brunch: Buckwheat- Banana Dollar-size pancakes. With either ham slices or thick bacon, citrus fruit (broiled grapefruit or a fruit salsa or salad) - it's a meal that those who are not Gluten intolerant can't believe is all GF.
I just mash up 1 or 2 bananas into scratch made pancake recipe - just use buckwheat flour (Arrowhead Mill brand) as substitute for flour or pancake mix.
Before anything: always two glasses of water (if I have a lemon, I'd add 1/2 lemon juice) to get the bowels moving after not drinking all night. And two or three Brazil nuts for selenium.
1. Fritatta's: eggs, spinach, cut up veggies, sometimes w/salsa on top. 2. Sweet potatoes w/chia and pumpkin seeds, maybe walnuts, some flaxmeal, cinammon, omega-3 oil, & sometimes w/a few raisins or 3. Baked potato w/butter with leftover sausage (if I grill something, ie burger, chicken, sausage), I'll make enough to last the week and nosh on it whenever). 4. Bananas w/almond butter 5. Used to have plain yogurt w/2T of gf granola, but have been tapering cause I like it too much (and it doesn't like me apparently). 6. Decaf coffee w/half and half. 7. Cheese or cream cheese and crackers, tomatoes. 8. Dinner leftovers. 9. Green smoothie w/flaxmeal. 10. Fruit. Collard greens w/butter & fresh garlic. 11. Rice or whey protein smoothie.
I always try to have a protein, fat, and carb, so this varies.
I remember the days when put apple juice on my cereal because there was no soy, almond or rice milk! 15 -25% of celiacs can tolerate gluten free oats (grown, processed and packed free of wheat or barley contamination). I get too heavy a feeling in my stomach/intestines as if it is just sitting there so I don't use them.
It's a grey area - most people are and you have to ensure that the oats say Wheat Free cause I think they can be rolled in wheat ect. They has listed it as an item that is allowed but I think thats in more recent years.
Most days I have Mesa Sunsrise GF cereal with fruit and milk. Sometimes I have Nature's Path waffles and yogurt. On weekends when I have more time I'll do eggs and gf toast or hashbrowns or pancakes using Pamela's mix.
My favorite breakfast is greek yogurt with berries and flaxseed meal. I also eat eggs, egg salad in a lettuce wrap, or just a Kind bar or Larabar. I picked up some buckwheat waffles on sale so I may try those soon.
I don't have any great ideas since I pretty much eat what others have already mentioned, but I'll hopefully get some good stuff soon. The YMCA we're members of is starting a nutrition component--and the woman who'll be running it, and her entire family, has been GF for years!
I'm excited to get a chance to meet w/ her--especially since I have issues w/ most of the things you guys can substitute (rice, corn, soy) and we're looking at whether or not GF will help my grandson w/ his mild ADHD.
Linda C Oklahoma (CST)
"Food is essential to life; Therefore, make it good." --S. Truett Cathy (Chick-Fil-A)
My breakfast is gf oatmeal with either a cup of blueberries and 2 TBLS of flaxseed or oatmeal with 2 TBLS of peanut butter (if I'm feeling a need for extra protein). That breakfast fills me up for hours. I'm usually not even very hungry at lunchtime. Eggs make me really sick for some reason.
I eat eggs with veggies - spinach, mushrooms, bell peppers, etc etc. I make it in the microwave, cooking the veggies first, then stirring in the eggs. I try different seasonings. Sometimes, I add a strip of turkey bacon and have v-8 juice. To change from eggs, I will also eat turkey, chicken breast, ham with veggies, or yogurt with protein powder and fruit. But honestly, I feel best with protein and veggies - I don't think my body likes sugars (from yogurt and fruit) in the morning.
I never in my life could eat a grain based breakfast - it would leave me dizzy and starving about 1.5 hours later. It amazed me that the right breakfast for me made such a difference in my day.
When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived . . . Henry David Thoreau
to the team. Our members have already made many suggestions for breakfast and other meals in our sticky topics. As well you will find resources, references, websites, recipes and more so be sure to check them out. In winter I make a porridge of brown rice flakes, quinoa flakes, sunflower seeds, ground flax, dried cranberries and blueberies . Sometimes it is alternated with various gf cereals or one or more cereals mixed together, homemade granola also with the flax etc. On weekends I make pancakes, waffles, an egg etc. If I have roasted vegetables left over from dinner, I have those with an egg. And there is toast with almond butter & jam or honey. There are so many options. Barb (gf 29 yrs, team co-leader)
Hi! I usually have eggs w/ toast (from gf bread that I make myself); oatmeal; smoothies made w/ plain yogurt, frozen berries and a little juice or milk; parfaits made w/ low-fat vanilla yogurt, gf granola and fruit. Also, there are some gf cereals (I haven't been eating them b/c they have too much sugar for me): Kix, Rice or corn chex. I hope you get some good ideas! I can definitely use some new ideas, too!
Egg salad on gf toast, or almond meal pudding with blueberries and nuts, or a protein smoothie made with rice protein, or a vegetable omelet (easy to make ahead of time and reheat in the morning) or almond meal pancakes (I'm sure others have a lot more ideas. I have to avoid dairy, corn and peanuts also, which limits some of my options)
oatmeal, cream of buckwheat, toast, eggs, toast with a slice of cheese and or thin slice of meat, GF chex cereal, banana bread, biscuits with sausage on it,turkey bacon, waffles, pancakes, smoothies in the summer to name just a few
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