Celiac disease is a disease that affects our digestive system and is characterized by chronic inflammation of the small intestine caused by gliadin, a component of gluten present in many cereals we commonly eat (wheat, barley, rye, spelled, oat …) and that people with celiac disease should stop consuming not to suffer celiac symptoms such as pains and intestinal problems.
However, whole grains are an essential part of a healthy diet so it is important for celiacs to know very well what whole grains they can eat so we can use them in gluten-free recipes for celiac diet.
There are some grains like rice, millet, corn or quinoa that are gluten free so they can be perfectly used in celiac disease diet and also help us to improve the health of our intestines and can even improve long-term our gluten intolerance as adequate food gets rebalance our body.
One of the grain that is helping celiacs is millet, an ancient and very energetic cereal, easy to prepare and cook in dishes or desserts. In addition, the millet properties are very beneficial for our health: it has high content in carbohydrates that give us the energy that our body needs, has lots of fiber so it helps regulate our intestinal flora and causes the vegetal proteins to be better absorbed, has a very low fat content and also many doctors recommend millet to help control blood sugar and cholesterol.
There are many recipes for millet but today we share with you our recipe millet cake with pumpkin, dried apricots and orange flavor: a recipe gluten very healthy, nutritious and balanced.
Ingredients of this recipe for celiac (approximately for 4 servings):
Preparation of gluten-free recipe for millet cake:
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