Having a wheat allergy is different from having gluten sensitivity. Gluten is a type of protein that's in wheat and many other grains as well.
If you have a wheat allergy, remember that gluten-free isn't the same as wheat-free. While many gluten-free products don't have wheat, that's not true for all of them. Read ingredients lists to avoid wheat.
Every fall, you're suddenly sneezing, coughing. Could it be fall
It's certainly a possibility. Ragweed blooms profusely this time of year.
Those lovely, falling leaves become moldy, rotting vegetation after they hit
the ground. And no surprise it turns out many people are sensitive to both
ragweed pollen and mold.
Dust mites can also trigger fall allergy symptoms. Although
they're present year-round, dust mites are stirred up by dirty ventilation
systems. When you turn on your...
You may be able to eat these grains instead of wheat. Always check with your doctor before trying them:
Wheat flour. Use rice flour, potato starch flour, soy flour, tapioca flour, or corn flour instead. If you're allergic to gluten, look for gluten-free baking powder. When you're baking, remember that wheat-free and gluten-free flour may be drier, may not rise as much, and may have a crumbly texture.
Noodles. Use wheat-free pastas instead. They can be made from lots of different grains including quinoa, corn, potato, rice, or beans.
Breadcrumbs. In recipes like casseroles, fried chicken, eggplant parmesan, or meat loaf, substitute shredded parmesan, crumbled wheat-free crackers, or cornmeal.
Thickeners. Thicken sauces and gravies with cornstarch or rice flour. Pureed tofu can work, too.
Beer. Instead of beer in recipes, use apple juice or wine.