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Gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, barley, and rye. Some people have an intolerance to it which means when they eat it, they can get pretty sick. Cheese and crackers go so well with wine, but most crackers have gluten in them. If you or someone you know has a gluten intolerance, a Gluten-Free Cheeseboard is an option!
What is Gluten Intolerance?
If a person has a gluten intolerance, they can have digestive problems. Sometimes this intolerance is confused with Celiac disease or a food allergy. All of these conditions are treated by avoiding certain foods, but they are not the same conditions. Unlike other conditions, Gluten intolerance involves the digestive system.
Signs of Gluten Intolerance
If you don’t feel your greatest after eating wheat, rye, or barley, you could have a Gluten intolerance. Check out the signs below to see if you do!
- Smelly feces
- Abdominal pain
- Feeling tired
- Dermatitis herpetiformis
- Weight Loss
- Iron deficiency (Anemia)
- Joint and muscle pain
- Brain fog
Keep in mind that each of these symptoms on this list can have other explanations. If you are regularly experiencing some of these symptoms each time you eat a certain type of food, you should check to see if it has Gluten.
If you or someone you know has a gluten intolerance, you can still have your crackers, cheese, and wine. In fact, there are so many gluten-free options available now that you can pretty much make anything gluten-free. Here’s what you need to make your Gluten-Free Cheeseboard!
What’s on this Gluten-free Cheeseboard
- Goat Cheese, 300g
- Brie, 250g
- Havarti, 200g
- Green Spanish Queen olives
- Gluten-free Breton crackers (Original with Flax)
- Blue Diamond Grower’s Pecan Nut Thins
- Gluten-free Prosciutto, 200g
- Gluten-free Genoa Salami, 200g
- Harvest Snaps Original Baked Green Pea Snack Crisps
- Dried Apricots
- Pistachios, dried and unsalted
- Hungry Buddha Coconut Chips, Classic
How to Make a Gluten-free Cheeseboard
Before you get started, make sure you have one of these Extra Large Cheese Boards to place everything on. Then, follow the directions below to create a mouthwatering Gluten-Free Cheeseboard.