Support Group Time: If you could never again have yeast bread or bread made with wheat flour, what would you substitute it with? What would you eat?
I've been reading about feeding an autistic child, and found that going gluten-free, casein-free and yeast-free helps autistic children, to varying degrees. Already got the kid on gluten-free, and I'm trying to figure out how to get a cheese-fanatic on a casein-free diet, but I'm also working on this yeast-free diet.
It's hard! Not only is yeast eliminated, but also sugar because the yeast in the gut feeds on sugar. Eliminate the sugar, and the yeast have nothing to feed on, and will die. So... the search for alternatives to bread (yes, even gluten-free bread) is on!
Tried to find out if baking powder has yeast in it, but so far nothing. I'm going to assume since I can't find the answer, that baking powder does NOT have yeast in it. Am I right?
That leaves me with using flours like: bean, quinoa, brown rice, almond and a few others. Perhaps I can combine two at a time, add a little xanthum gum or ground flax seed to hold it together, and spices to make a pizza dough or bread for almond butter.
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