By Dr. Davis and April Duval
Sure, you’ll be able to have pumpkin pie . . . and biscuits and gravy, and cheesecake, and gravy together with your turkey and nonetheless keep on observe in your Dr. Davis Infinite Well being life-style!
Some individuals fear that, by following a grain-free, sugar-free life-style, they must endure via a vacation dinner of dry turkey meat and lettuce leaves and miss out on all the standard tasty dishes. However that’s merely not true. You may get pleasure from an excellent, scrumptious, and wholesome Christmas dinner, as an example, whereas dwelling the Wheat Stomach life-style, staying on observe and persevering with to reap the appreciable well being advantages together with ongoing weight reduction. However, with a view to protect your well being and never acquire, say, 3 kilos from the vacation feasting, there are some simple swaps you need to use to switch unhealthy vacation staples with wholesome and suitable alternate options.
So here’s a listing of simple swaps to make for elements and dishes that can show you how to navigate this vacation safely whereas not sacrificing something in style. And, as somebody who avoids all wheat and grains, you can not eat any dish containing wheat or grains else re-exposure phenomena will present—diarrhea, bloating, joint ache, nervousness, anger, thoughts “fog,” return of irritation and autoimmune circumstances, and so on.–sufficient to destroy your vacation. However household and company who will not be wheat- and grain-free can safely eat your wheat/grain-free dishes with none downside by any means (apart from these with allergic reactions to our alternative elements, akin to nuts). By following such Wheat Stomach swaps, there may be due to this fact no want to organize, say, a pumpkin pie for the grain-eaters and a pumpkin pie for the non-grain eaters. Simply serve the wheat/grain-free model and everybody can be joyful.
Along with the various vacation recipes within the Wheat Stomach Cookbook and Wheat Stomach 30-Minute Cookbook, listed here are some concepts for wholesome swaps and recipes. On the left discover the standard ingredient or dish; on the correct is our Wheat Stomach swap:
Gravy thickened with wheat flour or cornstarch———-Gravy thickened with coconut milk (canned), cream/butter, pureed mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini, broccoli, pumpkin, squash. (Extra on Wheat Stomach suitable thickeners, savory and non-savory, will be discovered right here.) After all, use drippings as your gravy base.
Mashed potatoes———-Mashed steamed cauliflower. Recipe right here.
Biscuits and gravy———Biscuits and gravy made with almond flour and protected thickeners. Recipe right here.
Cranberry sauce———-Cranberry sauce made with natural cranberries and sweetened together with your alternative of one in all our benign sweeteners. Recipe right here
Dressing/stuffing———-Dressing/stuffing with out breadcrumbs or bread. Recipe right here. (Notice that this dressing recipe is not meant to be cooked within the turkey, however made individually.)
Pumpkin pie———Pumpkin pie with a floor pecan or walnut crust and no-sugar-added filling. Recipe right here.
Cheesecake————Cheesecake made with a nut meal crust and no-added-sugar filling. Recipes for Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake, Double Chocolate Cheesecake, Blueberry Cheesecake Pie.
These scrumptious meals swaps will let you have a protected and wholesome vacation with out weight acquire, with out the agony of wheat/grain re-exposure, with out rises in blood sugar, whereas collaborating within the all the nice consuming and enjoyable.
Joyful holidays to you from Dr. Davis and the Infinite Well being Staff!