26 Gluten-Free Foods the Whole Family Will Enjoy!

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Living a gluten free lifestyle? Then stop what you’re doing and take note! We have 26 gluten-free snacks and meal ideas that are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. Post this list to the refrigerator for a quick reference.

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  • Banana Apricot Smoothie – Just grab a few fresh apricots, peel and toss into your blender with one whole banana, add organic soy or hemp milk along with ice! Yummy treat that can be made very quickly.
  • Baked Quinoa Potato Croquets – Cook 1 cup of quinoa as directed and add one fully cooked and mashed potato, once quinoa is completely done. Add onions, oregano, thyme, and whatever other fresh herbs you desire. Add salt and pepper to taste (optional). Mix together and make small patties. You can dip the patties in gluten free breadcrumbs if you like! Place on a cookie sheet and bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy! Feel free to add any other diced vegetables to this suggestion to make the perfect croquet for your family!
    • Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade (with a hint of mint)! Use fresh squeezed lemons, diced rhubarb, organic strawberries, fresh sprigs of mint, honey to sweeten & mix to taste; serve ice cold!
    • Strawberry & Spinach Salad with Berry Vinaigrette
    • Deviled Eggs
    • Gluten Free Pizza
    • Eggs Florentine
    • Apples
    • Peanut Butter and Celery
    • Turkey and Mozzarella Panini
    • Baked Potato
    • Baked Sweet Potato Chips (Homemade, slice thin, bake on cookie sheet with EVO)
    • Lara Fruit & Nut Bars
    • Sliced Avocado
  • Quinoa Stuffed Peppers – cook as usual (1 part quinoa to 2 parts water) then chop peppers, onions, tomatoes, add fresh garlic, etc. to red, yellow, or green bell peppers and bake for 30-35 minutes at about 325 degrees.
  • Apple Flax Muffins (using flax seed powder)
  • Gluten Free Crepes filled with turkey, cheese, and spinach or scrambled eggs, etc. (Ingredients for Crepes – 2 extra-large eggs, 1 cup hemp milk, 1 tablespoon light olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon dried, crumbled thyme, ½ cup light buckwheat flour) Cook like a pancake – make several in advance to last about a week to stuff with whatever you or your little ones want!
  • Quinoa Pudding (boil as normal, add hemp milk, honey, raisins, almonds, grated lemon zest, etc. place in custard cups and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes top with organic yogurt) Can add anything

  • gluten free to the quinoa to produce the “perfect” pudding for you and your crew!
  • Hot quinoa cereal with apple slices and raisins
  • Quinoa Lasagna – Substitute layers of cooked quinoa in place of lasagna noodles (add low-fat mozzarella, carrots, free range chicken, organic tomatoes, etc.)
  • Cottage Cheese with Apples and Cinnamon
  • Yogurt and Raspberries
  • Baked Oatmeal bars topped with apple slices or strawberries – (oatmeal does not contain gluten, but there is a risk for cross contamination during production, so make sure it is organic rolled oats, try Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Old Fashioned Rolled Oats to be sure of what you are consuming)
  • Homemade Fruit and Yogurt Bars – Just slice fresh fruit and mix into plain greek or vanilla yogurt then freeze! In a few hours your whole family will have a yummy frozen snack!
  • Glow Gluten Free Double Chocolate Cookies – Actually a healthy snack! Only 9 g of sugar, 2 g of fiber and garbanzo and flava bean flour used)
  • Gluten-Free Frittata with Kale by gluten-free goddess
Gluten-Free Frittata with Kale
Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Gluten-Free Goddess
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 50 mins
Serves: 4-6
Great for picnics, side dishes, or entree! very versatile gluten-free meal! Enjoy
Ingredients
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • 2 heaping cups chopped kale salad greens with carrot shreds
  • 2 cups leftover (cooked) gluten-free spaghetti pasta with some sauce
  • 4 oz Vegan Gourmet Mozzarella, shredded
  • 5 large organic free-range eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup plain soy milk, or vegan sour cream
  • Dried basil and oregano, to taste
  • Sprinkle of ground nutmeg
  • Sea Salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives, to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF.
  2. Lightly oil a 9-inch glass pie plate.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat and add the chopped kale salad. Stir until wilted a bit. Add the leftover spaghetti pasta. Stir lightly to combine. Heat through gently. Remove from heat.
  4. Using tongs, arrange the spaghetti and kale in the bottom of the pie plate.
  5. Scatter half the vegan mozzarella shreds over the pasta.
  6. Beat the eggs with the soy milk or vegan sour cream until frothy. Season to taste with dried basil, oregano, nutmeg, sea salt, ground pepper and chives.
  7. Pour the egg mixture all over the spaghetti and kale and allow the liquid to seep in. Sprinkle with the remaining shredded vegan mozzarella. Sprinkle chopped chives on the top and add a whisper of ground nutmeg, if desired.
  8. Bake on a center rack for 35 minutes – until the frittata is set and golden in color. Check the center for doneness with a fork, if you like.
  9. Allow the pasta frittata to cool for a few minutes before serving (this makes it much easier to slice).

One Comment on "26 Gluten-Free Foods the Whole Family Will Enjoy!"

  1. Jen  July 26, 2012

    Going to have a gluten-free info night at my house soon, thanks!

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