Winter Holidays: Celebrating Gluten-Free

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Celebrating gluten-free in style.

Looking for inspiration and recipes for your gluten-free Christmas breakfast? Winter solstice brunch with friends? Vegan Hanukkah guests? A romantic New Year's Eve? Some simple winter comfort food?

Here is my collection of holiday favorites. Browse gluten-free recipes (most are dairy-free as well) and create your own winter holiday menu. Celebrate gluten-freestyle.

With love.

A Mid-Winter's Menu

Brunch and Breakfast

Apple Cake with Cranberries
Applesauce Crumb Cake
Cranberry Banana Smoothie
Eggs Diablo on Soft Polenta
Gold Potato Frittata
Maple Apple Sausage Patties
Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts 
Pumpkin Donuts (baked, cinnamon-sugared)
Pumpkin Scones with Maple Nutmeg Icing
Pumpkin Waffles
Roasted Vegetable Cheddar Quiche
Ruby Applesauce
Smoked Salmon & Spinach Goat Cheese Strata
Sweet Potato Coffee Cake

Bread and Muffins

Banana Nut Bread
Chocolate Gingerbread
Cranberry Bread
English Muffins
Gluten-Free Ryeless "Rye" Bread
Pueblo Bread with Green Chiles 
Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts
Pumpkin Pie Bread
Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping
Quinoa Breakfast Brownies
Skillet Cornbread with Green Chiles
Sour Cream Blueberry Muffins
Sweet Potato Cornbread
Whole Grain Olive Bread

A Holiday Lunch

Baked Cheddar Pasta
Best Vegan Mac and Cheese
Brown Sugar Turkey Meatloaf
Cranberry Buffalo Roast Stew
Garlicky Shrimp & Spinach Bake with Mozzarella
Mediterranean Pasta Frittata with Goat Cheese
Pineapple Salmon Brown Rice Bake with Green Chiles
Quinoa with Butternut Squash, Cranberries
Roasted Acorn Squash Risotto
Roasted Vegetable Chowder
Sweet Potato Latkes with Ruby Applesauce
Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Appetizers & Bites

Crispy Latkes and Cinnamon Applesauce
Crispy Potato Sticks with Roasted Tomato Salsa
Hummus Tahini with Spiced Oil
Pecan CrackersRoasted Eggplant Tapenade
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Vegan Hot Artichoke Dip
Winter Pesto

Slow Cooker Comfort

Coconut Chick Pea Soup
Beef in Pomegranate Sauce
Butternut Chili
Cranberry Buffalo Roast Stew with Potatoes
Pork Roast in Apricot Mushroom Sauce
Sweet Potato Soup

Buffet & Pot Luck Dishes

Cozy Beef Rice Bake with Mushrooms and Cranberries
Horseradish Spiked Red Potato Salad- Serve Warm
Jazzed Up Turkey Tetrazzini
Pinon Rice Bake with Artichokes and Goat Cheese
Roasted Vegetable Noodle Kugel
Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas
Garlicky Shrimp & Spinach Bake
Turkey and Sweet Potato Enchiladas
Turkey Meatballs in an Asian-style Sauce

Dinner Is Served

Baked Chicken Mediterranean with Peppers
Beef and Potatoes au Chocolat
Beef in Pomegranate Sauce
Italian Meatballs
Lasagna Vegetariana
Maple Roasted Acorn Squash with Curried Apple & Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing
Pumpkin-Sweet Potato Soup
Pomegranate Glazed Green Beans & Portobellos
Roasted Acorn Squash Risotto
Savory Roasted Winter Vegetable Ragout with Shaved Parmesan
Stuffed Cabbage with Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa


Anise Biscotti
Apple Crisp (with Quinoa Flakes)
Apple & Pear Crisp
Apple Cake with Cranberries
Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Biscotti- low sugar
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Icing
Chocolate Layer Cake
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Chocolate Quinoa Brownies
Coconut Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
Coconut Chocolate Nirvana Bars
Coconut Layer Cake
Cranberry Crumble
Dark Chocolate Brownies
Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Lemon Almond Yogurt Cake
Lemon-Iced Ginger Thins
Maple Frosted Pumpkin Cake
Mexican Chocolate Cake
Orange Creme Cupcakes
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Pumpkin Cheesecake