Photo: Michele/The Paleo Running Momma
You might feel like you know at least one person with some type of food allergy or food sensitivity. This can make hosting large meals, such as Thanksgiving even more stressful due to needing to cook dishes that accommodate everyone’s eating preferences. While you might have your classics to serve such as a golden and butter coated turkey with creamy mac n’ cheese, your guests with a food intolerance would be thrilled to see dishes they can eat. To help you with ideas and preparation here are some great dishes that are gluten-free and allergy friendly- perfect for all at your table to enjoy!
Paleo Thanksgiving Stuffing with Pumpkin Bread
Just because it is gluten-free doesn’t mean it’s lacking flavor! This delicious stuffing recipe from Michele of The Paleo Running Momma gets its fall flavors from using a homemade pumpkin bread, walnuts, dried cranberries, and apples. It’s the perfect gluten-free stuffing to serve on the side to compliment the rest of your meal.
Loaded Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Megan from With Salt and Wit has shared a great recipe for a healthier, gluten-free, and dairy-free mac n cheese dish. This is a great alternative to make using a vegan friendly cheese sauce and replacing the typical pasta with cauliflower. Try this dish out and you will not be disappointed!
Bacon Quinoa Sweet Potato
This recipe is perfect for those who do not eat gluten or dairy. Vicky from Avocado Pesto has a great quinoa recipe loaded with salty bacon, sweet potatoes, shallots, and dijon mustard. This is a great dish to serve as a side or an alternative to stuffing.
Toasted Quinoa Delicata Squash Bowls
Kathryn from The Scratch Artist has the perfect autumn dish to serve at your Thanksgiving meal. Her quinoa bowl filled with roasted squash, apples, pomegranate arils, and tossed in a rich peanut butter sauce is the perfect fall side dish to serve. Gluten free and dairy free, this dish will be a hit and no one will be missing the bread.
The Best Gluten Free Cornbread
Cornbread is a must-have side at your meal, but it certainly isn’t always friendly for those who have allergies. But, Gigi from Gluten Free Gigi has the perfect recipe free of gluten and dairy to serve at your meal! With plenty of suggestions on how to customize her recipe to your dietary needs, having cornbread at your meal won’t be a headache. Bake this delicious recipe up!