Gluten free restaurants are starting to become more popular as people start to move away from gluten because they have become gluten intolerant.
And you don't have to eat at gluten free restaurants to have gluten free pasta or a gluten free pizza these days. These food items will now be found at many Italian restaurants for the people who just can't stomach gluten anymore.
Having some gluten free tips on hand can make dining out at any restaurant - gluten free.
Gluten Free Pasta
As more requests for gluten free alternatives are made, the more you will see gluten free pasta being served at your favorite restaurants. Italian eateries typically carry some type of gluten free pasta - usually some type of rice or corn pasta.
However, gluten free pasta can now be made with many gluten free alternatives. If your eating at a traditional Japanese restaurant they may offer soba noodles made from buckwheat flour.
Gluten Free Alternatives
Sprouted Buckwheat Flour
Sprouted Millet Flour
Organic Arrowroot Starch
Sprouted Sorghum Flour
Sprouted Quinoa Flour
Organic Rice (Brown or White) Flour
Organic Tapioca Starch
Sprouted Chickpea or Garbanzo Flour
Unmodified Potato Starch
Sprouted Corn Flour (Non-GMO please)
Sprouted Amaranth Flour
Gluten Free Organic Sprouted Oat Flour
Organic Coconut Flour
Organic Blanched Almond Flour or Organic Almond Meal
And you will find a multitude of gluten free "ready-made" pastas at your favorite grocery stores, health food stores, specialty stores, and especially online. If you or your favorite restaurant wants to learn how to make their own gluten free pasta or pizza dough to save money - maybe you could just send them the following videos......
How to Make a Gluten Free Flour
This is a basic all purpose gluten free flour mix that you could use in your gluten free pasta or pizza dough recipes.
Remember, if people want to make a living preparing food for others
- they will have to go with what people request or lose their business.
You could even use sprouted flours to make your pasta and pizza recipes even more nutritious.
Use a legume flour like sprouted chickpea flour to make a higher in protein gluten free pasta meal.
There are many gluten free pasta and pizza dough recipes that you can make when you have a gluten free flour mix.
How to Make Gluten Free Pasta - 2 Ingredient Pasta Recipes
Gluten free restaurants really do exist! And maybe you'd like to open your own gluten free restaurant.
You can't get any more simple than these 2 ingredient gluten free pasta recipes.
It looks so Easy!
You can use a gluten free flour mix (with just a few tweaks) in recipes that usually call for wheat flour.
Homemade fresh gluten free pasta only takes a few minutes to cook.
How to Make a Gluten Free Pizza
Did you know that a gluten free pizza will cost you more $$ when dining out?
As you can see, it's very easy to make a gluten free pizza dough recipe.
And there's really no excuse for a restaurant to not become a "gluten free restaurant" or at least to offer gluten free alternatives.
Make a "Grain Free" Paleo or Primal gluten free pizza dough by using coconut flour..
Gluten Free Tips when Dining Out
First of all, make sure you know what foods contain gluten and what to avoid!
Gluten is found in all wheat grains (spelt, kamut, graham, seitan, etc.) and wheat food products.
Gluten is also found in barley, rye, and in contaminated oats which are processed in the same place as the grains that contain gluten.
You can also find gluten in soy sauce, beer, brewer's yeast, pre-packaged shredded cheeses, sausages, cocoa, commercial ice cream, and in teriyaki sauce.
Ask your server if you can substitute rice for pasta or have the cook remove any
ingredients made with gluten.
Chances are if you just stick to a simple dish - you may be able to avoid gluten altogether.
Be sure to ask questions about any sauces as they are usually prepared with wheat flour.
You can always be more prepared and bring your own tamari sauce to replace the soy sauce at a Sushi bar or at a Japanese restaurant to avoid consuming any gluten with your sushi or sashimi.
Do a Search for Gluten Free Restaurants
I would do a search online for gluten free restaurants especially before going on a trip or visiting an unfamiliar area.
And it is essential that you let your waiter or server know that you are
looking for gluten free options and they should be more than happy to
Also, look for menus that contain GF next to gluten free food options.