Gluten Free Appetizers and Snacks

10 Crowd Pleasing Gluten Free Holiday Appetizers

There is something so magical about the holiday season. Who doesn’t love catching up with friends (old and new) and spreading cheer to loved ones near and far?! It really is the one time of year when going home doesn’t seem so bad and holiday parties fill up the calendar. Hosting a Holiday party can be a lot of fun but it can also be a little stressful. The hardest part usually involves planning a menu that will taste good while also catering to the needs of your guests (i.e. dietary restrictions, demographics, picky eaters). We can help alleviate some of that party prep stress with some gourmet gluten free apps that look good, taste good and will please everyone on your guest list, glutard or not!  We’ve put together a list of 10 mouth watering gluten free appetizers for your Holiday Party. Onion Straws with Horseradish Aioli Image and Recipe…

6 Gluten Free Apple Recipes To Try This Fall

The official start of Fall is around the corner people! You know that that means….APPLE PICKING SEASON!!! Swoon…. Don’t get us wrong, we are sad to see summer go, but Fall is just the best.  The colors, the crisp air, the cute clothes and of course the APPLES. Every year my husband and I go apple picking with our family at Och’s Farm in Warwick, NY. We usually tailgate right outside of the apple orchard. Everyone packs snacks and lunches to share. Technically tailgating is not allowed but that will be our little secret. By the end of the day, I’ve usually eaten my weight in fresh delicious apples-picked right off the tree. We also drive home with about 15 pounds of apples in our trunk. On the drive home it always hits me…Oh Crap…what are we going to do with all these apples?! Then I usually spend the whole…

5 Last-Minute Labor Day Recipes

If you’re heading out to a Labor Day party this afternoon and waited until the last minute to figure out what to bring (that you can also eat), never fear. We’ve got you covered. Here are 5 crowd pleasers for a happy and full gluten free Labor Day. Summer Sorghum Salad with Watermelon, Feta and Tomatoes Ingredients SORGHUM SALAD 1 cup dried sorghum* 1 5-ounce package of baby arugula 3 cups diced watermelon, about 1-inch dice 3 cups halved cherry tomatoes 1 cup crumbled feta cheese ⅓ cup lightly packed basil leaves BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE ½ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey Salt and black pepper, to taste Directions Cook sorghum according to package directions and set aside. Put all vinaigrette ingredients into a medium bowl and whisk until combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.…

Healthy Gluten Free Snacks: Coconut Oil Popcorn

Healthy snacks are hard enough to come by, add gluten free to the mix and things tend to get a little more tricky. I tend to do a lot of home cooking and like to prepare healthy snacks from scratch. That’s how you know you’re getting the healthiest and freshest ingredients.

If you haven’t tried it, making popcorn from scratch is a lot cheaper, yummier and more fun than buying the pre-made stuff at the grocery store. Once you’ve tried this recipe you will know what we mean.

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