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!  

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!


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}


Mango Millet Lassi {vegetarian}

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

Turmeric and Vegetable Millet ~ Spicie Foodie {vegan}


Easy Overnight Buckwheat Parfait ~ Oh She Glows {vegan}

Buckwheat Gingerbread Pancakes & Pancake Mix {vegetarian}

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


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

Pumpkin Pie Amaranth Porridge ~ My New Roots {vegan}


Ethiopian Injera ~ Vegan Richa {vegan}

Peanut Butter Teff Sweetpotato Cookies {vegan option}

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes {vegan option}


Cacao Mesquite Superfood Balls ~ One Green Planet {vegan}

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

Super 7 Gluten-Free Grain & Grain Alternative Resources

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

Teff, Ethiopia’s Nutritious Grain ~ The Washington Post

The Powerful Health Benefits of Buckwheat ~ Washingtonian