Once upon a time gluten-free food was limited and hard to come by, with specialist brands and one-off health food shops doing much of the footwork for coeliac sufferers and others.
Happily, those days are behind us and major supermarkets are now suffuse with good quality, gluten-free options. Not only that, but the world of gluten-free cuisine has imploded online, with food bloggers from around the world racing to share their own creative gluten-free alternatives to dishes such as brownies, lasagne, cheesecake and pizza.
Unsurprisingly, Pinterest is one of the best places for inspiration, throwing open the world of gluten-free grub in all its delicious variety. We've picked some of the best, most hunger-inducing no-gluten photos and recipes from the site, below. Got your own suggestions? Scroll down to let us know in the comments section.
Photos: via Pinterest
4. Coconut flour macaroon cheesecake
Photo: frugalanticsrecipes.com via Pinterest
A cheesecake that's indulgent and healthy will always get the thumbs up from us. This recipe uses unsweetened coconut flour and actual coconut for the crust, with a filling of cream cheese, maple syrup and vanilla bean paste.
5. Skinny Croque Monsieur grilled cheese
Photo: jeanetteshealthyliving.com via Pinterest
A quick and simple winner, this toned-down Croque Monsieur features gluten-free bread and says it contains 60% less calories than the traditional sandwich. The sauce features blended cauliflower and low-fat milk.
7. Braided stuffed spinach and pepperoni gluten free pizza
Photo: glutenfreeonashoestreing.com via Pinterest
Could a pizza this good-looking really be gluten-free? We hear you cry. Well yes it can. This lovely-looking slice of delight is crafted from gluten-free dough, Asiago cheese, fresh spinach and pepperoni.
9. White rice flour crepes with raspberries and chocolate sauce
Photo: recreatinghappiness.com via Pinterest
Crepes, wonderful crepes are yours for the having - even if you do want them gluten-free. This quick and simple formula uses a combination of millet flour, white rice flour and sorghum flour.
10. Crème fraiche, sweet potato and caramelised red onion tart
Photo: beglutenfreebrighton.blogspot.co.uk via Pinterest
Gluten-free pasty and a sweet potato filling forms the heart of this tart, which can be made with all manner of fillings from bacon and broccoli to tuna and green beans.