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Gluten-free Side Dishes That Everyone Will Enjoy.

Do you ever feel that since you have to eat gluten-free that others won’t enjoy your side dishes?

Well guess what?

In today’s age we have so many more options to make every gluten free dish taste amazing.

So I put together some of my favorite side dishes done you to use and enjoy.

No more excuses not to bring a side, your family and loved ones will enjoy these gluten free side dish options!

First, when it comes to potato salad, this gluten free potato salad is delicious and is naturally gluten free.

If you are looking fruit salads I have two options for you. A tasty gluten free pineapple fruit salad and a pink berry salad!

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Another side dish that is always a hit is this gluten free Caesar salad. Honestly, this Caesar salad is one of my favorites and we eat it often at my house.

If you like cucumber you will love this jazzed up cucumber recipe! The recipe is called kimchi cucumbers and it’s natural gluten-free and delicious!

Another great gluten-free side dish that could arguably be a main dish is our gluten free fried rice recipe. You will love the tasty flavor of this fried rice and it’s quite simple to make!

Hopefully a few of these side dishes help you to enjoy family dinner!

Let me know if you try any!

And more ideas to come to help your gluten-free lifestyle easier and more enjoyable!


Christy Lee

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Gluten-Free Tip of the Week/My Tips on How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Gluten-Free

Thanksgiving week can be such a fun and enjoyable time for families throughout the USA.

However, when dealing with celiacs or gluten-intolerance, Thanksgiving can be a bit stressful if not prepared.

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My Tips on How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Gluten-Free

  1. Communicate with those you are sharing Thanksgiving with to make sure there are gluten-free options. Communicate this is in a kind and well-mannered way.
  2. Bring plenty of your own gluten-free food for Thanksgiving Day.
  3. Make sure the gluten-free items you bring are items you KNOW you like to eat. It is not fun to be excited to try a new gluten-free product just to be disappointed. Make sure you know the items you choose are delicious and tasty.

Happy Thanksgiving!


Christy Lee

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A Gluten-free Store Everyone Should Know About

I just had to share about a store that sells all gluten-free products a d they are amazing!

The store is located on Spanish Fork, Utah and it’s called Mom’s Place.

Or if you’re out of state you can click on the website here.

Bottom line, this store has some AMAZING gluten free products!

We made the soft pretzels and they were so delicious!

We also tried the gluten free licorice snd they tasted like red vines… so tasty!

Mom’s place ships order free to purchase of $50.00 or more.

Basically, it’s a store that I will continually buy products from because I’ve been very impressed with what I’ve tried.

And just note— I am not affiliated with them on any way, I just genuinely have loved their gluten free products.

Let me know if you try their products!

It’s always exciting and refreshing to find a store that is dedicated to good tasting gluten-free products!


Christy Lee

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A tasty side dish on the menu for Sunday dinner.

The side dish I am sharing with you today is a family favorite.

It’s one of those family favorites where if we do t bring it to family dinner people wonder why?

For us, family dinner is something we look forward to all day!

The best part?

It’s tasty, easy to make and naturally gluten free!

So many wins!

The side dish is called Delicious Pink Berry Salad

Hopefully you enjoy it, and if you do make it let me know I’d love to hear in the comments below:)

Happy Sunday!


Christy Lee

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Have You Tried These Yummy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Bars?

These gluten free peanut butter bars are a tasty treat to enjoy during this holiday season.

My favorite part of these bars is the delicious topping/frosting.

These cookies aren’t hard to make and your entire family will enjoy this tasty treat.

Peanut butter and chocolate are such a delicious combination!

I hope you enjoy this recipe.

Comment below if you make it!


Christy Lee

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The Best Gluten-free CHEESEBALLS!

Aren’t cheeseballs just a wonderful item to snack on?

This cheeseball recipe is definitely a family favorite of ours.

This recipe is simple and easy and it makes 3 medium size cheeseballs.

With the holiday season approaching .. this cheeseball is the perfect addition to any holiday party!

To watch the YouTube on how to make this tasty cheeseball:

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*2-3 stalks of green onion

*2 packages of Philadelphia cream cheese

*2 teaspoons of LAWRYS seasoning salt

* 8 ounce can of crushed pineapple (drained)

* 8 ounce bag of walnuts (chop them quite finely).

You will love this cheeseball! Simple to make and delicious to eat!


1. Spread out wax paper about the size of a cookie sheet next to the bowl you will combine cheeseball into.

2. On a cutting board, finely chop green onion and place them into bowl.

3. Chop walnuts finely then spread the walnuts evenly across the wax paper. Set aside.

4. Add the following ingredients into the bowl with the green onion: cream cheese, Lawrys seasoning salt and pineapple

5. Using gloves, combine ingredients together. Make 3 medium size cheeseballs .

6. Roll finished cheeseballs through the chopped walnuts and cover completely.

7. Enjoy the cheeseball with your favorite gluten free cracker.


Christy Lee

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Gluten-Free Hawaiian Haystacks are on the Sunday Dinner Menu tomorrow!

If you have never made Hawaiian Haystacks…it’s time you enjoy this simple and easy chicken dinner!

The main item that makes this dish gluten-free is grabbing gluten-free cream or chicken soup.

Here is the link to enjoy this tasty dinner!

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Let me know if you make it and I hope you enjoy making tasty gluten-free food!


Christy Lee

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A Gluten-free Side To Make For Thanksgiving That The Entire Family Will Enjoy !

Isn’t it crazy that Thanksgiving dinner is just right around the corner?

Sometimes these big holiday events are hard to enjoy when you’re gluten free.

Thanksgiving dinner can be gluten free too!

However- when you contribute a gluten-free side dish… that’s your guarantee that you have something to eat.

This side dish is my favorite potato salad recipe.

My favorite gluten-free potato salad!

The recipe is not only gluten free, but it’s tasty and delicious!

I hope you enjoy this potato salad side dish!

Let me know your favorite side for Thanksgiving!


Christy Lee

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The Best Part About These Home-made Gluten-Free Oreos….

First of all, these home made gluten free Oreos really are the best! The taste and flavor are on point and they are even better than store bought.

Such a simple and easy recipe !

What we love to do.. and what we think the best part is…..

It’s fun to dye the frosting to match the season.

For Halloween you can do orange and purple frosting … for Christmas you can do red and green… and the list goes on!

So if you haven’t tried these gluten free home-made oreos yet… give them a try!

And add some fun frosting colors too!



Christy Lee

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Gluten Free Meals For the Week

If you follow me you know that I not only eat gluten-free (celiacs disease), but that I also feel strongly about being prepped with meals for the week.

One of the hardest parts of being gluten-free is the fact that it’s not always convenient.

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More so, if you don’t have meal ideas ready to go, gluten free living can be stressful and frustrating.

Here are the gluten-free meals I plan to eat this week, and I couldn’t help but share!



Delicious Gluten-Free Fried Rice

This recipe is easy and tasty and I always have enough leftovers for lunch the next day!


Gluten Free Caesar Salad

I just add a few extra items to make this salad gluten free and delicious.

(The Pineapple salad is tasty as well)


Gluten-Free Pizza

I will choose from one of the many gluten-free pizzas I enjoy

(Most recently Costco has Kirkland Brand of gluten free pizza that is amazing)


Gluten-Free Potato Salad

I love potato salad, and this is my favorite recipe and it’s naturally gluten free!


Tasty Gluten-Free Chicken Dinner/Hawaiian Haystacks

I love that you can add endless toppings to this delicious meal

Just make sure to get the Pacific Brand of Cream of Chicken


What gluten-free meals are you making?

I would love to hear!

Enjoy your week:)


Christy Lee