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The Super Seven: 7 Super Nutritious Gluten-Free Grains & Grain Alternatives to Add to Your Diet

In honor of Celiac Awareness Month AND Mediterranean Diet Month, I created this infographic to share my favorite Super Seven Gluten-Free Grains and Grain Alternatives. Whether you follow a gluten-free diet or not, I hope this infographic, plus the recipe recommendations I share below, will inspire you to get cooking with some of these delicious and nutritious gluten-free grains and grain alternatives!  

7 Super Nutritious Gluten-Free Grains and Grain Alternatives

Huge thanks to celiac expert and registered dietitian, Melinda Dennis, for the fabulous information she shared at the 2014 Gluten-Free Wellness Retreat in San Diego highlighting these gluten-free nutrition superstars!

21 Super Nutritious Gluten-Free Grain & Grain Alternative Recipes

SORGHUM

Sorghum Salad ~ Whole Grains Council {vegetarian}

Bacon, Beet, and Butternut Squash Sorghum Salad ~ Cooking With Books

Pumpkin Cupcakes w/ Sorghum Flour ~ Jeanettes Healthy Living {vegetarian}

MILLET

Mango Millet Lassi {vegetarian}

Sweet Potato & Millet Falafel ~ Oh My Veggies {vegan}

Turmeric and Vegetable Millet ~ Spicie Foodie {vegan}

BUCKWHEAT

Easy Overnight Buckwheat Parfait ~ Oh She Glows {vegan}

Buckwheat Gingerbread Pancakes & Pancake Mix {vegetarian}

Buckwheat Crepes ~ Gluten-Free on a Shoestring {vegetarian}

QUINOA

Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Lime Mayo

Warm Tropical Wild Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Sundae {vegetarian}

Quinoa Bowl w/ Avocado, Citrus & Edamame ~ Food to Glow {vegan}

AMARANTH

Amaranth, Quinoa, and Polenta Porridge ~ Will Cook for Friends {vegan option}

Pumpkin Pie Amaranth Porridge ~ My New Roots {vegan}

Popped Amaranth Crunch ~ Yum Universe {vegan option}

TEFF

Ethiopian Injera ~ Vegan Richa {vegan}

Peanut Butter Teff Sweetpotato Cookies {vegan option}

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes {vegan option}

MESQUITE

Cacao Mesquite Superfood Balls ~ One Green Planet {vegan}

Mesquite Flour Pancakes ~ Canyon Ranch {vegetarian}

Nana {Banana} Skillet Bread ~ Gluten-Free Goodness {vegan}

Super 7 Gluten-Free Grain & Grain Alternative Resources

Amaranth ~ The World’s Healthiest Foods

Five Facts About Cooking Quinoa & Quinoa Nutrition ~ Eating Well Magazine

Gluten-Free Whole Grains ~ Whole Grains Council

Gluten-Free Whole Grains, Flours, and Mixes ~ Bob’s Red Mill

Mesquite Powder Nutrition ~ One Green Planet

Millet ~ The World’s Healthiest Foods, QUinoa

Sorghum Nutrition Information ~ Sorghum Checkoff

Teff, Ethiopia’s Nutritious Grain ~ The Washington Post

The Powerful Health Benefits of Buckwheat ~ Washingtonian

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