It’s Harvest Time; Gluten Free Fall Recipes
It’s autumn and that means harvest time! There is no question that fall is a fantastic time to be gluten free. With such a rich assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables available, the amount of seasonal ingredients available for gluten free cooking is vast.
Eating in season is a smart way to keep your dishes delicious, healthy, and environmentally friendly. Not only is produce bursting with flavor when their in season, but you’ll also reap the full health benefits of these nutrient dense fruits and vegetables during their peak growing cycle. In addition, your ingredients won’t have to travel long distances to reach you, keeping the cost down and the energy savings up.
Below, we’ll show you how to fall into the beautiful flavors of autumn with some of our favorite seasonal recipes:
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Persimmons
This is a wonderful dish for any fall occasion. Full of healthy quinoa and vitamin packed chard, this is not only extremely delicious but full of essential nutrients. Feel free to substitute your favorite squash for the acorn in this recipe! Either way you’ll end up with a beautiful dish that will impress your dinner table.
See the full recipe from Stephanie Weaver at The Recipe Renovator here.
© 2011 Stephanie Weaver, used with permission.
Apple Cinnamon Smoothie
Smoothies are not the first thing I think of in fall, when the weather starts to cool off. But, this cinnamon infused smoothie full of fresh, ripe apples is something too good not to try! For an extra morning punch, try adding a scoop of rice protein to make this a powerhouse of a breakfast.
See full recipe from The Best of Life here.
Roasted Cauliflower Pumpkin Swirl Dip
This recipe is over the top drool worthy. While it looks intricate and involved, it only takes about 30 minutes from start to finish. Time saving tip: roast the vegetables ahead of time and all you’ll have to do is puree and serve for a healthy veggie based dish.
See full recipe from Healthy. Happy. Life. here.
What are some of your favorite fall dishes?