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Gluten Free

Simple Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy to make and delicious. Try these as a ice cream cookie sandwich with vanilla or chocolate ice cream!

Chile Roasted Cauliflower

An amazing way to enjoy cauliflower and also ingest vitamins and nutrients (especially vitamin C and K.)

Carrot and Cabbage Turkey Sausage with Chile Roasted Cauliflower

A great way to lesson the number of carbs in your meals is to substitute rice or pasta with roasted veggies such as cauliflower. 

Chicken and Broccoli with Kolhrabi Mash

Low in carbs and full of wonderful flavor this dish is perfect for lots of energy and low sugar. 

Stuffed Eggplant

This recipe is easy to alter with any ground meat, ground nuts, or veggie crumble.

Black Bean Brownies

Black beans and cocoa create a deep rich flavor that will satisfy your sweet toothe as well as cut back on calories. 

Edamame Pasta with Cherry Tomato Sauce

This is a very versatile dish that is great for veggie lovers, meat lovers, and those who avoid gluten. 

Lite Pork Grillades with Grits

Traditional grillades normally include veal and beef, this version is lighter with pork.

Apple Peanut Butter Sandwiches

What happens if you remove bread from PB&J? Something amazing like the apple (low sugar crispy fruit ring) sandwiches with your kids' favorite nut butter. 

Paleo Summer Squash Ravioli

Get rid of the carbs and uneccessary gluten with this delicious take on ravioli. 

Gluten Free Almond Buckwheat Pancakes

Low in sugar and high in fiber and protein, these pancakes are light fluffy, buttermilk savory, and perfect for Sunday breakfast/brunch. Serve with your favorite fruit.

Gluten Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Veggies

Take a break from gluten and try this yummy cauliflower pizza crust loaded with fresh veggies. 

Middle Eastern Lamb Patties with Snow Peas, and Fava Bean PureƩ

Fava beans are easy to utilize in this spring time lamb dish. 

Gluten - Free Quiche with Root Vegetable Crust

Wanna try a quiche that is full of Spring flavor but low in carbs and flourless? Try this mouth watering dish and enjoy the results. 

Gluten - Free Black Pepper Brownie Cookies

Try this chewey-gooey cookie to satisfy that after school snack or just for a chocolate fix. Gluten-free and low in sodium

Paleo King Cake

King cakes are a Mardi Gras treat that shimmers with bright colors and sugary ingredients. Try this paleo recipe full of nutrients, gluten free,  and less sugar. 

Zucchini Latkes

Try this healthy version of latkes as a snack or to accompany any meal. 

Chicken Veggie Soup with Cormeal Muffins

This soup is great for cold nights or when you might be feeling run down and sick. Adding lemon juice gives you an extra kick of vitamin C.

Turnip Fritatta

Turnips are high in vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6. Turnips work well with lean proteins like eggs, pork, and chicken. Try this recipe for brunch or dinner!

Spicy Pork Roast with Asian Brussels Sprouts and Squash PureƩ

Pork Roast will never be boring with this flavor kick, and brussel sprouts ARE DELICIOUS when prepared with the right Asian spices. Prepare your mouth and health for a flavor adventure. 

White Peach Spinach Salad

A great salad to have alone for lunch or a light dinner or as a side salad with seafood or lean protein. 

Gluten Free Yum Yum Cookie

Gluten free cookie that is perfect little ones and big ones to enjoy. Perfect for an after school snack. 

Soba with Mushrooms, Onions, Cucumber and Apple

Sounds weird, but tastes amazingly fresh and savory. The trick is to leave the cucumber and apple raw as a topping, only cook the other ingredients with the broth and noodles. 

Fried Egg and Brussels Sprout Hash

Get a boost of veggies with this wonderful egg-tastic meal that hits the spot for breakfast, brunch or dinner. 

Pork and Fig Kebabs

Figs are high in phyto-nutrients, antioxidants, and vitamin B. And they sing with flavor when you grill them. You can also make this dish all figs and veggies without the pork and it will still taste amazing.  

Grilled Beef and Peanut Brown Rice Bowl

Add your favorite grilled veggies to complete this meal.

Crunchy Beet and Chickpea Salad

This salad is bright pink and full of colorful deliciousness. Chickpeas have absolutely no saturated fat and are high in fiber. When you eat beets raw you are giving yourself a major boost in vitamin A and B as well as helping fight off heart disease.

Harissa Turkey Burger with Avocado on Mixed Greens

Harissa is a snappy-easy pepper paste that adds a spicy, smokey kick to burgers. Avocado makes a great substitute for cheese. Try it with a baked potato stuffed with steamed veggies. 

Swiss Chard Wraps

These wraps are simple, fresh, and under 15 minutes to prepare. You will never want to use a tortilla to make a sandwich wrap again after trying this recipe. 

No Bake Cashew Cake with Fresh Fruit

No need to use the oven to make this recipe. Can be made in less than 20 minutes and is low in calories and sugar. 

Grilled Okra with Veggie Sorghum

Okra can be the "slimiest" of veggies if prepared with too much moisture. Try roasting or grilling okra to enjoy it's full delicious flavor without the slimey experience.

Yellow Gazpacho

Summer brings lots of fresh produce and garden tomatoes of several varieties. This gazpacho can be made from any tomato, but by choosing yellow you get more iron, pottasium, and zinc. 

Coconut Almond and Date Balls

Gluten-free and full of Omega 3 mind developing nutrients.

Bison Meatballs with Sorghum and Kumquat Mixed Green Salad

Bison is lean and full of rich flavor. Pairing bison and Louisiana peppers with sorghum, gives this meal a filling, satisfying gluten-free experience.

Mushroom Green Onion Frittata

This recipe is incredibly verasatile, use any mixture of mushrooms and if green onions aren't around use white onions or shallots. 

Shrimp Soba Noodle Soup

Soba is a gluten-free buckwheat noodle that absorbs flavor and liquid just like pasta.  A great substitute for whole wheat pasta.

Crawfish and Spaghetti Squash

Paleo and gluten-free recipe that makes spaghetti squash a succulent crawfish meal you will want to try over and over again. 

Strawberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Gluten free pancakes that are light, filling, and perfect for Sunday brunch. Buckwheat is known as a superfood for it's benefits in reducing hypertension and stabilizing blood sugar levels . Wow your friends and family with a different take on pancakes.  

Vegetarian Gumbo Z’Herbes

A Louisiana tradition that is served on Holy Thursday. This is a vegetarian and gluten free version of this classic gumbo. 

Zucchini Quinoa Casserole with Fresh Herbs

This recipe is a gluten free dish that is reminiscent of the Sephardic-style vegetable casseroles and that are usually cooked with Matzo meal during Passover. 

Gluten Free Banana Meyer Lemon Pancakes

This recipe is gluten free. Meyer lemons are a local Louisiana citrus available in spring. These delicious pancakes will make any breakfast a special one!

Turkey and Veggie Stuffed Red Cabbage Leaves

Easy recipe that is fast, low in calorie and fresh with spring flavor!

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Gluten Free and dairy free. This recipe uses frozen fruit from the freezer section of your supermarket, but you can also use fresh berries if in season. 

Socca Pizza with Roasted Veggies

Socca or "Farinata" is a chickpea based flatbread. It's great for gluten-free pizza. 

Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast with Kiwifruit Relish

Refreshing fruit relish is a delicious way to change up ordinary chicken and add flavor. This recipe is courtesy of  ZESPRI™ Kiwifruit
Recipe by Chef Daniel Ahern and Shauna Ahern (Gluten-Free Girl)
Note: Nutritional analysis is based on use of 1/2 tsp. of salt in relish and no salt on the chicken.