Gluten-Free Recipes and Ideas

Welcome to Our Gluten-Free Recipes and Ideas Page!

Whether you're a super-sensitive celiac, have non-celiac gluten sensitivity, a wheat allergy, or eat gluten free by choice, this page links to all of the gluten-free recipes and food ideas I have posted to this blog. Many are dairy free as well.

Here, you'll find a wide variety of tasty dishes, quick weekday meal ideas, holiday treats to entertain your guests, and lots of recipes and information about gluten-free baking.

Since I'm a super-sensitive celiac, we don't use typical gluten-free grains in our cooking. In fact, the only grain I'm able to eat right now is white rice, so most of the baking recipes only use white rice flour and a few starches.

I do have a couple of recipes leftover from when I was eating other things, so I'll clearly mark those.

If you have any questions or want to know how to convert a specific dish to be gluten free, feel free to contact me at:

Lavender.Rose@yahoo.com




Gluten-Free Food Posts

How to Create a Core Gluten-Free Food List - Whether you are new to a gluten-free diet or have been eating gluten free for several months, but are still sick, designing your own gluten-free food list can help to calm down your immune system, as well as make grocery shopping faster. Get a sample list to help you design your own personalized safe list and lots of gluten-free tips to get your started.

Gluten-Free Flour Mix

Best Gluten-Free Flour Mix for Super Sensitives - An extensive guide to the gluten-free flours and starches that I use in my favorite gluten-free flour blend. Includes information on ready-made mixes, why you need to buy so many flours and starches, warnings about cornstarch and Xanthan gum, and how much you can expect to pay for the mix.

Main Dishes


Gluten-Free Cranberry Chicken - An easy skillet dinner that takes advantage of the season's richly flavored fresh cranberries. Spiced with cinnamon and allspice, the sweet cranberry gravy makes an excellent accompaniment for mashed potatoes.


Sauces and Gravies

Quick-and-Easy Homemade Cheese Sauce - This recipe for gluten-free cheese sauce is a great way to perk up your vegetables. Makes a great holiday addition to any Thanksgiving or Christmas spread. Includes dozens of ideas for changing up the sauce, as well as explains how to make fruit sauces as well.

Side Dishes

The Best Old-Fashioned Fried Apples You've Ever Had - No need to toss those scraped, blemished, and slightly bruised apples. When they start to go soft from age, just peel them, slice them up, and fry them with fragrant, pungent spices. This recipe shows you how.

Breads, Rolls, and Muffins

Soft and Sweet Gluten-Free Cornbread Recipe - This gluten-free cornbread recipe is incredibly soft, sweet, and moist. More cake like than bread like, you can leave it on the counter in an air-top container and it will still be moist several days later. Article includes an alternative version for those who need to be dairy free.

How to Make Gluten-Free French Bread - There's a trick to getting a good, decent loaf of homemade gluten-free french bread, and this in-depth post lets you in on the secret. Includes ideas on what to do with day-old french bread, as well.


Sweets and Desserts

Easy Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Pie Crust - If making your own pie crust feels intimidating, this easy-to-make dairy-free recipe will have you making gluten-free pies like a pro. No need to roll out the dough. Just pat it into your pie pan, fill, and bake.

How to Make Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie from Scratch - Want to make your own pumpkin? Learn how to bake a pumpkin and mash it up for recipes. This article includes a classic version of gluten-free pumpkin pie and offers tons of advice.


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