A Very Happy (Gluten-Free) Thanksgiving

on November 23, 2015

Cafe Johnsonia

Happy (and Healthy) Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you're gluten-free, you might be worrying about what to fill your plate with. Not to worry: these recipes are so delicious, you won't be missing anything.

Free Eats Food

Sweet Potato Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls

Fluffy and sweet with just a hint of orange zest, these rolls are a welcome addition to any Thanksgiving plate. Plus, they'd be perfect for leftover turkey sandwiches.

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls

Hummus Sapien

Vegan Green Bean Casserole

It can be tricky to navigate allergies when it comes to casseroles. But this version of the classic green bean casserole is both gluten-free and vegan!

Get the recipe: Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Ari's Menu

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples, Bacon and Dates

Bring out the best in this earthy vegetable with the addition of sweet apples, bacon, and dates. Simple yet soooo satisfying!

Get the recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Apples, Bacon and Dates

Boulder Locavore

Pumpkin Polenta with Bacon Maple Gravy

Creamy pumpkin polenta makes the perfect gluten-free side dish, and the sweet-and-salty combination in this gravy makes it the perfect topping for the rest of your Thanksgiving spread.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Polenta with Bacon Maple Gravy

Cafe Johnsonia

Perfect Gluten-Free Stuffing

If you thought being gluten-free meant you had to pass on arguably one of the best parts of Thanksgiving, think again: this stuffing features gluten-free cornbread in addition to a lot of other favorites: leeks, pecans, sausage, and cranberries.

Get the recipe: Cornbread Sausage Stuffing with Leeks, Dried Cranberries, and Pecans

Eating Bird Food

Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole is naturally gluten-free, but this recipe also happens to be vegan! Coconut milk and maple syrup make this casserole as creamy and sweet as ever.

Get the recipe: Vegan and Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Casserole

Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Sautu00e9ed Kale with Cranberries

Everyone's favorite superfood had to make an appearance at Thanksgiving somewhere right? This simple sautu00e9ed kale is drizzled in balsamic and garnished with dried cranberries for some festive flair.

Get the recipe: Balsamic Kale with Cranberries

This Gal Cooks

Harvest Wild Rice Salad

This hearty fall salad is a perfect start to your meal. Wild rice adds depth and nuttiness to a simple blend of kale, pecans, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds.

Get the recipe: Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette

The Roasted Root

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets

Enjoy these favorite fall vegetables with a simple maple syrup and cinnamon glaze. Quick, filling, and an easy addition to your Thanksgiving table.

Get the recipe: Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets

Dish By Dish

Gluten Free Skillet Cornbread

Thick and comforting, this cornbread is best served with generous amounts of butter and a drizzle of honey.

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Skillet Cornbread

Minimalist Baker

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

You don't need gluten to enjoy dessert! This simple apple crisp comes together with just a few simple ingredients, and it practically screams for a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Get the recipe: Vegan Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Oh She Glows

Pumpkin Pie Squares

Don't even bother with a fussy pie crust-use gluten free graham crackers to whip up these amazing pumpkin pie squares!

Get the recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie Squares

Edible Perspective

Buttermilk Pear Upside Down Cake

This rich and dense cake is made with oat flour and layered with sweetened pears. It'd be a perfect end to a wonderful gluten-free feast, or with a cup of coffee before your Black Friday conquests!

Get the recipe: Buttermilk Pear Upside-Down Cake