Think outside the bowl and try quinoa: a protein-rich, gluten-free alternative breakfast staple
When switching over to a gluten-free diet, a common challenge to the transition comes at breakfast time. Take away toast, pancakes, waffles and almost every popular cereal and some people figure they’ll be starving themselves till lunch. The truth is that with a little bit of creativity you’ll be glad that Trix is for Kids and you’ve said Cheerio to your Lucky Charms.
There are many great gluten-free breakfast options and here’s just one for your to try out: Summer Sweet Quinoa (it’s pronounced keen-wah, in case you were wondering). It’s like oatmeal but it takes very little time to make. Its texture is far from mushy and my favorite part is that it’s ridiculously good for you.
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Candida or dysbiosis
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