My top 5 Gluten-free Cupboard Essentials

#1

Bouillon instant stock
Bouillon instant stock

Great to add to soups, when cooking rice, steaming veg, roasting veg. Gives a good flavour to whatever your cooking.

#2

Tamari soy sauce
Tamari soy sauce

Soy sauce is a sneaky little thing, its often not suspected by non-coeliacs as containing the enemy. So here’s a great soy sauce that you can enjoy. It tastes yummy sprinkled on toasted sunflower seeds.

#3

Tahini
Tahini

A paste made from ground sesame seeds this is essential for making home-made hummus and is an excellent spread for rice cakes. Most importantly it is a great source of calcium, something coeliacs need to be sure we’re getting enough off as we have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. It is also a good source of protein and is easy to digest.

#4

Turmeric
Turmeric

Add this nutritious spice to soups, curries or add a pinch to egg salad. It has a natural anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and studies show it can be used in a variety of cases medicinally.

#5

Ginger
Ginger

Added to stir fry with lemon juice creates a tangy flavour, put in smoothies or slice it up, pop it in a cup and pour over some boiling water for some fresh ginger tea. Ginger tea assists digestion, helps improve the immune system and soothes tummy ache. Its great for cleansing.

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