Tag Archives: Salads

Healthy Gluten-Free Tuna Salad Recipe

This recipe is full of nutrients that are important to anyone living gluten-free. Tuna is a great source of iodine and iron, and avacado provides fiber, potassium, vitamin E, B-vitamins, and folic acid. The tomato is full of Vitamins A and C, the onions add sulfur, and the cilantro contains Vitamin K and gives the salad it’s zesty taste. I ...

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Vegan Creamy Ranch Quinoa Salad Recipe

Did you have a good weekend? Kevin and I had initially planned to go to Calaway Park, but it ended up raining all weekend so we decided to stay home and organize the house! Sounds much better than going to a theme park, right? *rolls eyes* It’s amazing how much stuff a person can accumulate over the years, isn’t it? I ...

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Gluten Free and Dairy Free Caesar Salad Dressing with Croutons Recipe

Running out of gluten-free and dairy-free lunch ideas for your kids lunchboxes for school or summer camp? This can be a particular challenge when most traditional options revolve around bread and cheese. Of course you can always use gluten-free bread to make the traditional turkey or peanut butter and jelly, but why not think outside the standard lunch box fare ...

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Gluten-free Homemade Ranch Dip or Dressing Recipe

I was sitting at the table, reviewing one of my recipes which had not been tested yet for my cookbook. Ranch dressing is one of those items you would assume would be gluten-free until you look at the label. Then you also might see all of the other ingredients that aren’t so appealing. My kids are big fans of ranch ...

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Homemade Gluten-Free Croutons Recipe

Make your own delicious, fresh gluten-free croutons and your soups and salads will thank you! A cardinal rule of gluten-free cooking- never throw away day-old gluten-free bread. Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 4 cups cubed gluten-free bread

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Gluten Free Recipe: Wild Rice and Blueberry Salad

It’s blueberry season!!!  Blueberries always make me think of my Aunt Pat, and I just returned from California where she and I enjoyed several fistfuls of blueberries together.  I was jumping for joy when I found out that the key ingredient for this month’s SOS Kitchen Challenge was blueberries!  If you haven’t heard of this event, it’s a monthly challenge ...

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Gluten-free Recipe: Chickpea and Tomato Salad

This is a very simple salad to prepare.  Make it in advance and allow the flavors to come together in the refrigerator before serving.  Perfect to take for a summer picnic or dinner party or to serve after a long day at work.  And the colors are beautiful! Salad Ingredients: 2 12oz. cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 large tomato, ...

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Gluten-Free Romaine Salad with Pears and Brazil Nuts

This versatile salad makes a handsome first course and easily partners with soup, salad or sandwich. Magnesium/ selenium/ zinc laden Brazil nuts and pears naturally tone the bowel. Romaine lettuce is a digestion restorative, providing folic acid, vitamin K, potassium and calcium while carrots add beta carotene, a precursor of vitamin A.

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