Yes, there are gluten free foods with nil sugar. It can be done.
It has almost been one week since I began 54 days with no sugar. I feel great. One day into it and my bloat had drastically diminished! Miracle? Nope. Just the reality for me, and likely for many of you as well.
I got to thinking this past weekend about sugar and how it seems as though when you go off sugar “there’s nothing to eat.” This could not be farther from the truth, but perception is reality. Because we perceive it to be that way, many of us will never take the plunge to get off sugar because we think we just might starve.
I want to prove that wrong today and change your thinking.
Gluten Free Foods with Nil Sugar
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By “nil” I mean zero or very few grams/serving.
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- gluten-free oats (Be careful of the oat you choose, though. Read THIS article.)
- steel cut oats
- butternut squash
- meat – turkey, hamburger, chicken, ham….take your pick
- beans, beans, and more beans
- spaghetti squash
- rice cake
- peanut butter
- coconut butter
- almond butter
- nut butters in general
- fish – salmon, sea bass, snapper, mahi, tuna…take your pick
- lemons and limes
- bok choy
- sea vegetables (I like nori)
- Brussels sprouts
- brown rice
- sweet potatoes
- flaxseed and chia seeds
- no-sugar added coconut yogurt
You can view these and more via my “Nil Sugar” Pinterest Board.
These foods are obviously not a comprehensive list. Furthermore, at first glance, you might be thinking, “Um, boring. Yeah right!” Keep in mind that there are so many things you can do to add flavor. Everything from homemade dressings to cinnamon, shredded coconut, nutmeg, spices, herbs and more.
You will heal. I will help.