gluten free spaghetti and meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs

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The next time a friend or family member gets diagnosed with celiac disease, make them spaghetti and meatballs using Gogo Quinoa brand spaghetti, and these great, delicious herb-and-garlicky behemoth meatballs. It will restore hope and reassurance that celiac is not a life sentence to mediocre food.

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Yorkshire Puddings and Gravy

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It’s not always the person living gluten-free who’s making the gluten-free meals. When you’re loving and feeding someone who eats gluten-free, doing something special like making dinner also means taking special care around ingredients, techniques and recipes. Luckily, if you’re thinking ahead to Valentine’s Day, we’ve got an awesome GF version of a classic romantic dinner for you today, brought to you by one of our loved ones. It’s Yorkshire puddings and gravy! Read More

gluten free stuffed bell peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

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A rich, sweet bell pepper, full of crunch, meat filling that evokes the unrestrained joy of a sloppy joe, cheese to excess, (the way cheese should almost always be enjoyed), and the remarkable unforgettable riot of flavors that authentic Mexican spices impart to any dish, when applied with proper restraint… You, too, can make Stuffed Bell Peppers worth serving to people you like!

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Baked Beans

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January can be a tough time to figure out what to eat. Many people have made New Year’s resolutions so are trying to eat healthy, but it is also a time when the weather can be the coldest which still makes us want to eat something hearty and warm. These baked beans are a perfect combination of healthy and hearty, and take the place of those summer salads, but still allow you to follow that diet, and fuel you up for the gym, or for shoveling.

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Plantains, Gizzards and Greens

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in addition to Thai, Vietnamese and Ethiopian, there’s another set of countries that feature very tasty and nutritious dishes, also naturally gluten-free, that are just waiting their turn to burst onto the North American dining scene – and that’s the cuisine that spreads across the length of West Africa. If you’ve never had anything cooked in a bit of redolent, brilliantly orange palm oil, let me introduce you to a new dinner idea – West African Plantains, Gizzards and Greens, from Cameroon, where I grew up.

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Roasted Spiced Pecans

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These pecans are a hit at all holiday parties, and would be a great snack to keep guests going until midnight on New Year’s Eve. They’re easy to make and travel well, so you can either take them to a Christmas or New Years Eve party, or serve them at your own festive gathering. They’re the perfect amount of crunch, and equal parts sweet and salty, and they’re naturally gluten-free, so you won’t spend a ton of time hunting down the ingredients to make them. Just be careful, once you start eating them, it is really hard to stop!

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German Pork and Red Cabbage

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German Pork and Red Cabbage – especially when made in the slow-cooker – features ingredients that taste like they were absolutely MADE for comfort-food cooking. The pork can literally be cut with a spoon, and is meltingly delicious, melding beautifully with the deep hearty sweetness of the red cabbage, with the whole thing turned up just a couple of tangy notches by the addition of vinegar and pepper.

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Stuffing

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What’s turkey without stuffing? What’s Christmas dinner without stuffing, for that matter? Sure, it’s a simple dish we take for granted, but you really, really miss it when you realize you can’t make those yummy cold turkey, cranberry and stuffing sandwiches later that night from the leftovers without stuffing in them! Here’s a foolproof recipe that will bring back this comfort food for you.

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gluten free peanut butter squares dessert

Peanut Butter Squares

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It’s December! For those that have Celiac Disease or choose not to eat gluten, you may think that your days of eating delicious holiday baking are over, but, look no further, you can absolutely enjoy sweet treats this season with this recipe. These squares are simple to make, and don’t require an oven. Easy no bake peanut butter squares are a crowd pleaser and no one will even know they are gluten-free!

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Gluten Free Cabbage Rolls

Inside Out Cabbage Rolls

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Is there anything in the ranks of comfort food that comes close to evoking childhood memories like cabbage rolls do? (Well, at least for those of us with strong European, and Eastern European heritage). I think because these little bundles of delight are so often served as part of a hearty perogyfest, they’ve maybe become guilty by association with those wonderful but unfortunately gluten-packed pillows of goodness, and have thus metaphorically slid off the plate, to become a wistful pre-GF memory.

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Gluten Free Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates

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Tis the season for holiday parties, festive get-togethers, and eating and drinking until you’re merry! A lot of parties will be pot luck style this time of year, so being armed with a killer gluten free appetizer recipe will ensure you can show up with something delicious that will be just as good as its gluten filled competition. This 3 ingredient appetizer will impress all of your holiday company and still leave you plenty of time to enjoy the party!

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Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp a la mode

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Sure, you COULD go to the trouble and time of making an apple pie, or a hot fudge sundae – but there’s just something about the need for nearly instant gratification that an Apple Crisp with ice cream can deliver in about half an hour.

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gluten free greek quinoa salad

Greek Quinoa Salad

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This is a naturally gluten free dish that is just perfect to serve as a main, side dish or easy on the go lunch. It brings together the flavors of a Greek salad, but adds quinoa to up the protein factor and turns it into a hearty meal. It’s so simple to make, yet will impress those who eat it with the amount of flavor it has!

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Slow-Cooked Barbecue Brisket

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If you have a slow-cooker, (a.k.a. a crock pot), and a good variety of spices in your kitchen, along with that ultimate of cheats, a bottle of liquid smoke flavoring, I have news. You too can make your own Slow-Cooked Barbecue Brisket – one that comes awfully close to the low-and-slow delights of southern cooking.

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Gluten Free Beef Borscht

Beef Borscht

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Beef Borscht. There are many delicious ways to make this comfort food, every one of which is based on that humble, often-maligned and often-rejected root vegetable, the stalwart red beet. You don’t like beets? Yeah, most people don’t. But believe me when I tell you that through some mysterious process, when it’s turned into a soup, it transforms into something really sublime.

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