With the popularity of gluten-free diets, there are many, many gluten-free alternatives for the typical gluten-laden foods. Some are better than others, and some just taste like highly processed attempts at a shape resembling bread. Don't get me wrong: It's wonderful that gluten-free eaters have so many options now, but sometimes you just want to eat something that's not pretending to be something else.
Here are some of my natural substitutes for traditionally gluten-filled dishes. No processing or suspension of belief necessary.