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Summer brings warm weather and plenty of opportunities for relaxed entertaining with family and friends. The food should match the occasion and be easy, delicious, crowd-pleasing and celebrate all the season’s bounty when possible. Here are our picks for the best appetizers, salads, desserts and more for all your summertime bbqs, parties, picnics, swimming and fun in the sun!
I’m one of the lucky people who love salads. I can whip up a bunch of greens with some garnish and be a happy campter.
However, for lots of folks, for a salad to be good, it has to be substantial, combine great flavors, and perhaps most of all, be well-coated with a terrific dressing. A great salad dressing makes veggies exciting – even for those who are not fans of veggies!
Great entertaining starts with amazing appetizers — and sometimes apps are the meal!
Whether you start your day with a yogurt bowl, fresh baked muffins, tasty toasts with different toppings, savory eggs and omelettes, overnight oats or fresh fruit, breakfast has endless possibilities! Make it “the most important meal” and try a different recipe each day for a week. See if you don’t turn breakfast into a delight that picks up the whole family’s day.
Muffins & Breads
Muffins & Breads
Whether you prefer muffins or quick breads, you’ll love these easy to make recipes! Your kitchen will smell amazing while they bake and there’s nothing better than having freshly baked muffins or breads to grab and go for breakfast, snack time or tea time! All these recipes freeze well too!
Cookies & Bars
Cookies & Bars
Everyone loves a good cookie… And just because you’re eating gluten-free doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy the very best. So here is an assortment of our favorite recipes — many in the family for year, others new– all gluten-free!
Some are made with real butter and sugar, some vegan, others paleo and nearly all can be adapted to your dietary need or preference. But they are all tried, tested and really yummy!
Desserts, Sweet Stuff and Special Treats
Sweet stuff for the sweet tooth. Sometimes, nothing else in the world will do!
Dinner & Entrees
Dinners and Main Dishes
From fast and furious to full-up entertaining these dinners all share two ingredients: easy to prepare, and guaranteed crowd-pleasers!
My son’s favorite food has always been pasta! Lucky for him the possibilities are endless with so many amazing gluten-free pastas on the market and with so many delicious sauce combinations.
For some, it’s the opening act, for others it’s a perfect closer. Versatile and almost indefinable, Salads can be just about whatever we dream up. Add the word to the end of almost any other food, and you’ve invented a new dish, and perhaps a whole new way of looking at it.
Perhaps the unsung hero of many a meal, the Salad can be the ultimate chameleon-like dish, taking on thousands of forms. A Salad can add focus to a meal, or bust an entire menu wide open.
Whether made with leafy greans, combinations of oils, beans, nuts, vegetables or fruits – or almost any food group you can think of – the salad sets the table – and sometimes, as is the case with so many single-dish salad treats, it’s the whole table.
The Mighty Snack
A snack should do more than just satisfy you when you need something quick – a great snack will restore balance, get your energy up, and provide just the right nutrients to tide you over. Balance is key in a good snack: not to heavy, not too light. Whether sweet or savory, the snack comes to the rescue many times a day!