Follow Jen on Facebook Follow Jen on Twitter Follow Jen on Pinterest Email Jen Cafferty

Gluten Free Side Dishes Recipes


Wild Rice, Cranberry and Pecan Salad

Wild Rice, Cranberry and Pecan Salad
This is the perfect dish to take to a brunch/barbeque or eat as a snack or for lunch or dinner.  It is very versatile and you can throw almost any chopped veggies into the salad.  Enjoy! Wild Rice Cranberry Pecan Salad

Grilled Vegetable Medley

Grilled Vegetable Medley
I am republishing this recipes.  It is perfect for this time of year.  I originally made this dish for Mother's Day 2009.   The weather was beautiful which is not a definite guarantee for Mother's Day in Chicago.  The weather

Spring Beet Salad with Horseradish Dressing

Spring Beet Salad with Horseradish Dressing
Beets, parsley and horseradish are a perfect pairing for a spring salad.   The horseradish and parsley are staples on the Passover seder table and are a perfect accompaniment to the beets. You can make this dish with fresh beets that you

Mediterranean Lentil and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Lentil and Chickpea Salad
Lots of fiber and flavor make this easy salad a perfect addition to any lunch or dinner.  It is also a very easy dish to bring to a pot-luck.  Everyone will love it and you know you will have a

Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo

Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo
Guacamole is one of those dishes that is easy to prepare, can be made in minutes and adds excitement to so many meals. My friend Bruce Bassman (www.everybody-eats.com) was appalled by my quick and easy guacamole recipe. That

Quinoa and Black Eyed Pea Salad

Quinoa and Black Eyed Pea Salad
So simple and easy, this delicious dish will be your new favorite this summer.  I don't know if I have ever had black eyed peas before I made this dish.  I've heard about them but they are not a traditional

Dilled Carrots

Dilled Carrots
Spring is here and so are carrots!   My family is getting ready to plant our vegetables in our garden.  Last year was the first year we attempted to grow carrots and they didn't work very well.  We are trying again! 

Quinoa with Dried Fruit and Lemon Cumin Dressing

Quinoa with Dried Fruit and Lemon Cumin Dressing
Tomorrow I am teaching a Passover cooking class.  If you have been reading my recent newsletters, you know that Passover is a time when gluten-free folks can celebrate our gluten-free foods.  Many items at the store that are kosher for

Easy Kale with Garlic

Easy Kale with Garlic
We did not eat a lot of greens when I was growing up.  As an adult, I learned that we should be eating greens for health purposes and that they actually taste great!  I don't think I new what "greens"

Walnut Hummus Dip

Walnut Hummus Dip
I know that it sounds strange to be putting walnuts in your hummus dip.  But last night, we had our cooking group gathering and the theme was Middle Eastern cuisine.   I remember recently reading an article about using nuts
HealthBlogger Network
Wellsphere