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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!


Christy Lee


The Best Kimchi Cucumber Recipe/ Gluten Free

The Best Kimchi Cucumber Recipe/Gluten-free

Enjoy this step by step video

This cucumber recipe is the best and easiest way to jazz up your cucumbers.

Not only is this recipe delicious, it’s overall very simple.

Our family loves this as a tasty side to any meal.

This cucumber recipe is naturally gluten-free which is an added bonus!

Let us know if you try this recipe in the comments below.


-1 cucumber (I use the English cucumber)

-1 teaspoon salt

-1/4 cup sugar

-1/4 cup vinegar

-1 1/2 teaspoon Sesame seed oil

-1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

-Pepper to your liking

-A dash of crushed red pepper

-Sesame seeds optional


  1. Cut and slice the cucumber.
  2. Using a salt shaker, salt the cucumbers and set aside.
  3. In a medium size bowl, combine: sugar, vinegar, sesame seed oil, garlic powder, pepper and crushed red pepper.
  4. Stir ingredients together well.
  5. Toss the salted cucumber into the liquid ingredients and stir.
  6. Eat and Enjoy!

Let us know in the comments below if you try this recipe. We would love to hear any other recipe ideas you have for us.

Gluten-Free veggies are always a great item to add to the dinner table!

Until next time!


Christy Lee

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The Best Loaded Sausage Jalapeño Poppers/Gluten-Free

These loaded jalapeño poppers are sure to be a new family favorite.

These jalapeño’s are naturally gluten-free, and quite easy to make.

You can follow the youtube video below for the step-by-step recipe. Or you can read below for the written recipe.



-Softened cream cheese

-3/4 cup mozzarella cheese

-1/4 cup parmesan cheese

-1 package of hot sausage-cooked

– 6–8 jalapeños

-Package of pepperoni slices

-bunch of green onion.


  1. In a frying pan cook the hot sausage thoroughly. Set aside.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Slice jalapeños in half and de-seed. I prefer a few seeds left but its to your liking. Set aside. (wear gloves)
  4. Combine cream cheese, mozzarella, parmesan and mix.
  5. Add cooked sausage to the cream cheese and mix well.
  6. (Wear gloves) put cream cheese and sausage mixture into the jalapeños –put a generous amount in each jalapeño.
  7. Once each jalapeño has the sausage and cheese mixture, place one slice of pepperoni on top of the cream cheese mixture.
  8. Cook jalapeños in the oven for 20 minutes at 400 degrees.
  9. Allow to cool, then sprinkle green onion over the top.
  10. Enjoy!