Entertaining, Holidays & Special Occasions

Apple Blueberry Almond Muffins (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free)
The almond flour and rice flour combination gives these muffins a moist texture and wonderful flavor. They are so good that no one will ever guess they are gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. More »
Banana Raisin Sticky Buns (gluten-free)
This recipe was requested by several folks who enjoy our Cinnamon Buns (Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook, page 228). It is a bit tricky, so don’t try it first if you’ve never baked gluten-free before. However, the results are worth the effort and time it takes. More »
Beets, Grains and Greens Hash (gluten-free)
Who says hash needs potatoes? No one who eats this dish will. The fresh spinach and nutty grains balance the earthy sweetness of the beets. More »
Chicken Provençal (gluten-free)
The secret ingredient in this easy-to-make dish is herbes de Provence, a pungent blend of dried herbs — such as thyme, savory, sage, lavender and fennel — that provides great flavor with virtually no effort on your part. More »
Peppery Turkey Casserole
With five different kinds of peppers, this dish is a testament to the depth and variety of this useful ingredient. We’ve added quinoa because it’s a nutritious complete protein. Here, we’ve stirred it in after the dish has finished cooking to make a casserole, but if you prefer, serve it on the... More »
Gluten-Free Two-Bean Turkey Chili
This delicious chili, which has just a hint of heat, is perfect for a healthy dinner on a busy weeknight. Add a tossed green salad, sprinkled with shredded carrots. More »
Butternut Squash, White Bean and Kale Stew
Call it a stew or call it chili, you'll definitely call it delectable. Far from being a retiring meatless dish on the sidelines, this is a healthy take-center-stage attention-grabber, from Camilla Saulsbury's 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking. More »
Salmon Stew with Corn and Quinoa (gluten-free)
This tasty stew is easy to make and, with the addition of licorice-flavored Pernod, has a uniquely sophisticated flavor. Add a simple green salad to expand the range of nutrients and bump up the amount of fiber you consume. More »
Classic Beef Stew (gluten-free, paleo)
The perfect recipe to warm you up over the holidays. "When I was growing up, one of my favorite dishes was my mother’s beef stew. There was nothing fancy about it but the house always smelled wonderful while it was cooking. This is the stew I’ve tried to capture in this recipe."~Judith Finlayson More »
Peppery Meat Loaf with Quinoa (gluten-free)
I love the range of mouthwatering tastes in this recipe, which combines old-fashioned meat loaf with Mediterranean flavors such as red peppers, paprika, cumin and coriander. Serve this with baked potatoes in their skins and a tossed salad. More »
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