Following a gluten-free diet has its challenges. It's bad enough that most people don't even know what qualifies as gluten and so they're inadvertently feeding it you on the regular, but then there's the issue of bread substitutes. Gluten-free bread is not great -- or really, it's almost always horrific. But while you can't really educate the entire population on what constitutes a gluten-free diet, you can at least make better bread at home with gluten-free bread recipes.

We've found a collection of gluten-free bread recipes that will surprise you. They taste good. The consistency is right. And they won't leave you missing regular gluten-filled bread at all. If the idea of baking bread leaves you feeling a little uneasy, read these tips, and know that the end result is more than worth the effort.

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  • Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2009/02/delicious-gluten-free-bread.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • GF Breadsticks

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegirl.com/2012/07/how-to-make-gluten-free-breadsticks/" target="_blank">GF Breadsticks recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Girl</strong>

  • Whole Grain Gluten-Free Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2011/05/whole-grain-gluten-free-bread_17.html" target="_blank">Whole Grain Gluten-Free Bread recipe </a>by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Savory Gluten Free Zucchini Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/savory-gluten-free-zucchini-bread/" target="_blank">Savory Gluten Free Zucchini Bread recipe</a> by Gluten Free on a Shoestring</strong> From the author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Gluten-Free-Shoestring-Bakes-Bread-Biscuits/dp/0738216852" target="_blank">Gluten-Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread</a>.

  • Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2011/03/gluten-free-dinner-rolls.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Gluten-Free Multi Grain Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegirl.com/2011/02/gluten-free-bread/" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Multi Grain Bread recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Girl</strong>

  • Vermont Country Roll Gluten Free Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/gluten-free-bread-against-the-grain-vermont-county-roll/" target="_blank">Vermont Country Roll Gluten Free Bread recipe</a> by Gluten Free on a Shoestring</strong> From the author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Gluten-Free-Shoestring-Bakes-Bread-Biscuits/dp/0738216852" target="_blank">Gluten-Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread</a>.

  • Gluten-Free Cornbread With Green Chiles

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2007/12/skillet-cornbread-with-green-chiles.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Cornbread with Green Chiles recipe </a>by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Gluten-Free Irish-Inspired Soda Bread Bun Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2013/03/gluten-free-irish-soda-bread-bun-rolls.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Irish-Inspired Soda Bread Bun Rolls recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2011/03/gluten-free-bread-spotted-dog.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Gluten-Free Focaccia

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2009/03/gluten-free-focaccia-recipe-with-garlic.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Focaccia recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>