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Gluten-Free Side Dishes to Make This Week!

If you have been following for a while, you know that I have been living a gluten-free lifestyle for over 14 years now.

One thing I can say, living a gluten-free lifestyle in the year 2022 is much easier than it was back in 2008.

However, gluten-free living takes some planning.

I want to help you with your planning to make life easier when it comes to cooking gluten-free!

Here are 5 side dishes your entire family will enjoy …and all gluten-free of course!

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  1. Delicious Gluten-Free Cheesy Potatoes This potato recipe is a hit with everyone, especially with kids. The nice part, is that this recipe is simple and easy to make. This potato recipe tastes great with any meal.
  2. This Delicious Pink Berry salad is refreshing and tasty. With only a few ingredients used, this simple recipe is a crowd pleaser!
  3. Another recipe you will love is this tasty Kimchi Cucumber Recipe. This recipe has a mixture of salt and sugar which leaves these crunchy cucumbers with a delicious flavoring.
  4. Another side dish you will love is this Tasty Gluten-Free Fried Rice recipe! Add any type of meat or tofu, instead of regular soy sauce, use gluten-free liquid aminos, and you will have a mouth watering side dish of fried rice!
  5. Last but not least, a refreshing fruit salad that all will enjoy is this Banana & Pineapple Fruit Salad. This fruit salad is naturally gluten-free and easy to make! Just make sure you have bananas and pineapple on hand and you’re set!

Let me know what side dishes you enjoy the most!

Happy Gluten-free cooking!

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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Delicious Gluten-Free Cheesy Potatoes

My entire life I have loved these gluten free cheesy potatoes!

As a young child I didn’t love potatoes but even the , I would always eat these tasty cheesy potatoes.

It’s a simple and delicious recipe.

I use cup4cup flour but really, any gluten free flour will work.

I hope you add it to your family favorite recipes like we do!

Gluten free cheesy potatoes

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For Cheese sauce combine:

4 Tablespoons butter (melted)

4 Tablespoons gluten-free flour

2 cups of milk

1/2 jar of cheese whiz

peel and cute 8-10 potatoes.

Instructions:

  1. Create cheese sauce then set aside.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  3. Prepare potatoes by peeling and slicing.
  4. Transfer potatoes to a 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  5. Pour Cheese sauce over top of sliced
  6. Pour 1-2 cups of shredded cheese over top.
  7. Cover potatoes with foil and cook at 350 for 45 minutes.
  8. Take off foil and place potatoes back in the over for 10 more minutes or until fully cooked.
  9. Enjoy!

Here is the step by step video on how to make these cheesy potatoes :

Gluten free Cheesy Potatoes
https://youtu.be/hrQzPfr0S3g

Until next time!

Christy Lee

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Go Grab This Great Gluten-Free Snack!

My friend recently shared this tasty gluten-free snack with me and I fell in love!

These “That’s-It” bars are low in calorie, gluten-free, and are literally just fruit! No added preservative or sugar.

Even better, my young son loved these bars which is a much better snack than sugar-filled treats.

You can find these “that’s it” bars at Costco and Amazon.

Let me know if you try these bars, I hope you enjoy them!

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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It’s Time To Make Gluten-Free Lemon Lush For Summer Time!

Is there anything more refreshing than lemon in the summer?

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I crave lemon flavoring in the summer time.

Growing up my favorite dessert was this Lemon Lush Dessert. Thankfully, with some tweaking we were able to create this recipe to be completely gluten-free!

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I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do. And if you make it, please let us know.

Happy Summer!

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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Gluten-Free Sunday Dinner Ideas!

One of the harder parts of the gluten-free lifestyle is coming up with an entire meal that is gluten-free.

I want to help you to make your gluten-free lifestyle easier.

Below is a gluten-free dinner idea for you to enjoy with family and friends.

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Main Entree: Gluten-Free Hawaiian Haystacks

Side dish 1: Gluten-Free Banana Pineapple Salad

Side dish 2: Veggie tray of carrots, cucumbers, olives and broccoli

Dessert: Gluten-Free Lemon Lush Dessert

And a Tasty Gluten-Free & Alcohol Free Drink: Cherry Limeade Drink

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Hopefully you enjoy this meal plan!

Let me know what other meals you would love to see on here.

Enjoy cooking!

Until next time,

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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Don’t Forget To Get Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning!

I have mentioned this before, but be careful of gluten found in seasonings.

For those that are quite sensitive to gluten, you’d be surprised how many seasoning are not gluten-free.

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My suggestion to you, is to to on Amazon and get a bulk order of gluten-free seasoning.

In our home, we use this McCormicks Gluten-free Taco Seasoning quite often. So it just makes sense to have it on hand.

This 12-pack is only $16.99, which is a great deal for a great brand.

Also, add this seasoning to your food storage too, it’s one that lasts for a while too.

What are some of your favorite gluten-free seasonings?

Would love to hear!

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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Have You Tried This Gluten-Free Protein Drink??

As always, I’m here to make living your gluten free lifestyle easier and tastier!

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I am always getting asked my favorite gluten free protein powder, so here it is: Pro 6+ from Elevated Fit Life.

What I love about this protein is that it tastes so good! I love all the flavors!

The flavors vary from mixed berry, tangy citrus and tropical punch.

I notice such a difference when working out as it keeps me hydrated better, and I rarely get sore after a big workout because of the amino acid qualities in this drink.

I love this protein drink and encourage you to try it

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Enjoy!

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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The Perfect St. Patty’s Day Treat that’s Gluten-free and delicious!

Have you ever tried homemade Oreos? They are the best!

Because I have celiacs disease I have a tasty gluten free recipe for Homemade Oreos that you’ll enjoy!

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I love making these Oreos for holidays because you can be festive with the frosting in the middle.

Today would be perfect to do green frosting or instead of frosting to do mint chocolate chip ice cream.

Hopefully you get into the fun spirit of St. Patty’s day today.. and don’t forget to wear your green!

xoxo,

Christy Lee

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Gluten-Free Sunday Dinner Plans That Are Easy and Tasty!

If you live a gluten-free lifestyle, it’s always nice to get some ideas for gluten-free dinner plans.

My goal is to help people to enjoy their gluten-free lifestyle.

I hope you enjoy these delicious meal plans!

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For the main meal we will have steak. Steak is perfect for the gluten-free lifestyle, all the seasoning you need is salt and pepper. It is important to be careful with seasonings and sometimes it can cross contaminate with wheat.

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For the side dishes, we will enjoy this naturally gluten-free, delicious pink berry salad.

This fruit salad has only a few steps, and tastes delicious!

For the vegetable side dish, we will be enjoying our favorite gluten-free potato salad recipe.

This potato salad is tasty and easy to make. It’s a family favorite and we hope you enjoy it too!.

What other recipes would you like to see on this blog? I would love to hear!

xoxo,

Christy Lee