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gluten AND dairy free dinner ideas

Discussion in 'Recipe Exchange' started by shekov, May 13, 2008.

  1. shekov

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    We love to have our neighbors over for dinner but it's tricky since within the family there is dairy allergy, type 1 D, and gluten sensitivity.

    Looking for delicious dairy and gluten free dinner ideas.

    Thanks:D
     
  2. Lee

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    My Mom is gluten and dairy free - it is a tough one, let me tell you. For Mother's Day, I made her coconut macaroons, which about 1/2 the recipes are gluten/dairy free. They also sell frozen brownies that are Gluten/Dairy Free - we frost those with plain ol' vanilla frosting.

    We grill alot and use Krafts Original BBQ sauce. Also, I make two pasta salads using Hellmans - one that is normal, and one using Tinkyada's pasta which is gluten free.

    I have made Chicken Parm for her - using soy cheese, and Jillians gluten/dairy free bread crumbs...

    HHHmmmm, what else - oh -she uses that cheese for her pizzas also, we get the Kinkillins (something like that) pizza crust from the frozen natural foods sections.

    There are lots of things out there - just beware of yeast - since that usually has been made from wheat (although my mom calls if it doesn't say - that is how she knows Krafts original bbq sauce works)

    Oh, and keep the labels until after everyone can inspect them!
     
  3. Karenwith4

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    We've been trying out a bunch of new dinner salads.
    The kids liked this one a lot. It might work. It feeds 6 people (2 adults, 4 kids)


    Apple, Maple, Walnut Salad
    Red and green leaf lettuce or other hearty lettuce greens
    1/2 head large raddichio
    2 medium sized tart, crunchy apples - I used Empires
    1 large yellow pepper
    2 stalks celery
    2 green onions
    6 sausages, cooked and cubed into small chunks
    Walnuts

    Chop vegetables, mix with sausage, serve over prepared lettuce and raddichio. Top with chopped walnuts.

    Dress with Maple Vinaigrette.

    Maple Vinaigrette:
    Ingredients
    1 teaspoon dry mustard
    1/2 teaspoon dried basil
    1/4 cup balsamic or good quality wine, or cider vinegar
    1/2 cup Maple Syrup
    1 Tablespoon lemon juice
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 cup olive oil (I use half olive 1/2 flax)
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

    Preparation:
    Combine mustard and basil in a small bowl. With a whisk, add vinegar, maple syrup, lemon juice and garlic. Add olive oil and continue whisking until ingredients are well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
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  4. momtojess

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    Our favorite GF meals are tacos (or taco salad) and old fashion Roast with potatoes and carrots.
     
  5. shekov

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    Thanks. It makes me appreciate the fact that we aren't gluten free ...yet.
     
  6. Theresa

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    I hope this is ok to post here, but I recently found a NEW forum that has some Gluten Free recipes -- http://www.glutenfreenetwork.com/index.php

    Also, most of my recipes on my "recipe blog" in my signature are Gluten free and Dairy Free.

    Hope this helps :)
     

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