+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Country WA
    Posts
    6,767
    Thanks
    3,365
    Thanked
    3,147
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Gluten Free??

    Help! Friends are coming to stay and she's been diagnosed as gluten intolerant. Everything I can think to cook has some sort of gluten in it. Also needs to be kid friendly as my 6yo isn't always keen on new things. Anyone got any ideas that's better than chicken and salad LOL??!!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,465
    Thanks
    3,185
    Thanked
    6,489
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts

    Default Gluten Free??

    Stir frys ( use Tamari - it's a wheat free soy)
    Kebabs - do lamb or salmon ( buy gluten free pita or wraps )
    Tacos - shells should be gluten free
    Soup ( if it's not too hot!)
    Frittata or omelettes
    San Choy bow ( in lettuce leaves - I do a prawn one)
    Rice paper rolls
    Any kind of roast and veggies
    BBQ and veggies/salad

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,872
    Thanks
    1,519
    Thanked
    846
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    What about homemade fish and chips with a salad. You can make a gluten free batter (Google for recipes) or just grill/oven bake. Homemade pizzas, just buy gluten free bases. Set it up like a pizza station, lots of toppings and everyone can choose what they want. Rice dishes are also an option too.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,148
    Thanks
    2,013
    Thanked
    1,621
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    You can get gluten free pasta or gnocchi at Woolworths or Coles. Pair it with your families favourite pasta sauce.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,197
    Thanks
    3,050
    Thanked
    3,410
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Selected tuna rolls
    Gluten free pasta
    Tuna mornay
    Risotto
    Shepards pie
    Chile con carne

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Country WA
    Posts
    6,767
    Thanks
    3,365
    Thanked
    3,147
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Gluten Free??

    I thought about pasta. Does GF Taste the same as normal pasta?

    Thanks for all the ideas. I was finding it hard as all the things I usually cook for guests have flour or other gluten products! And she was fussy enough without adding this in. Doesn't like curry, or other things that I could easily do.

    Even the marinade I use has thickeners. Might have to stop being lazy and make a sauce from scratch LOL.
    Last edited by Californication; 10-03-2016 at 08:48.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,148
    Thanks
    2,013
    Thanked
    1,621
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    The gluten free pasta is surprisingly tasty. Not much difference really.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,197
    Thanks
    3,050
    Thanked
    3,410
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I can't notice too much difference with the GF pasta either.

    You can also buy GF flour to substitute for normal flour.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Country WA
    Posts
    6,767
    Thanks
    3,365
    Thanked
    3,147
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awesome! I was just worried it may be different and the kids would refuse it. Pasta it is!

    Thanks 😀

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    734
    Thanks
    794
    Thanked
    249
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Californication View Post
    Awesome! I was just worried it may be different and the kids would refuse it. Pasta it is!

    Thanks 😀
    It's very expensive and usually sold in small packs. Fwiw I would just put a seperate saucepan and make sure the pasta shape/type is different so they are not mixed up

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Carpe diem 2013 For This Useful Post:

    Happymum2  (10-03-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Gluten Free - thinking of getting a thermomix
    By Meld85 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-02-2016, 13:33
  2. Freezer food/snacks for a gluten free new mama.
    By misskittyfantastico in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 30-09-2015, 20:17
  3. Dairy free, soy free and gelatine free celebration cake recipe please
    By DesperatelySeekingSleep in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 10-07-2015, 19:06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Be In Blossom
Keen to up the intensity of your exercise after having your baby but unsure how? New physio-led Bootcamp Workshops aim to bridge the gap between low and high intensity training, teaching ways to reduce pelvic floor load in gym and bootcamp settings.
featured supporter
Einsteinz Music
Fun & interactive music classes!
Classes are taught by professional musicians! Children are taught the fundamentals of music: beat, pitch, rhythm and tempo through hands-on experience. Click for more details!!!
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!