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Pasta originated in Italy and is traditionally made from durum wheat and water. It tends to be a food cupboard staple and base for a large variety of dishes.
Pasta can be quite high in calories and carbohydrates and so many people look for organic and wheat alternatives.
Low-calorie pasta options
We have a few options for anyone looking to reduce their calorie intake. But still love pasta!
Eat Water Slim Pasta is available in the most popular pasta shapes including fettuccini. They can be matched with low-calorie sauces and pastes to make classics like Spaghetti Bolognese.
Spelt contains high levels of fibre, b vitamins and more plant protein than wheat.
There are many reasons for following a gluten-free diet. These might be medical, for example people with coeliac disease, or you may have a gluten intolerance or allergy.
Intolerances can cause lots of different symptoms including headaches and fatigue, nausea and sickness, diarrhoea and rashes in some cases. Many people also switch to a gluten-free diet as a lifestyle choice.
Traditional wheat-based pasta is not gluten free and so anyone with a gluten intolerance or on a gluten free diet would need to avoid it.
Gluten free pasta alternatives include Eat Water Slim Pasta which is made from konjac flour, rather than durum wheat.
Doves Farm Maize & Rice penne pasta is also free from gluten, egg and dairy as well as being vegan too.
Amisa Rice fusilli and Amisa Rigatoni, and Amisa Buckwheat Spaghetti are all gluten-free pasta’s.
If you prefer gnocchi, don’t worry, you can even get gluten free gnocchi too!
Difatti Gluten Free Plain Gnocchi is gluten, dairy and egg free, unlike its traditional counterpart. So it is also suitable for vegans as well as anyone following a gluten free diet. Even better, it has no added sugar.