When you are eating gluten-free you can enjoy many fresh fruit and vegetable salads. These are great ways to enjoy a natural and healthy meal packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. The challenges of avoiding gluten are less when you start with whole ingredients and make a salad dressing you know is gluten-free. Here we go!
Kale and Golden Beet Salad With Tahini-Lemon Dressing
Combine superfoods for this gluten-free kale and beet salad that can be the main course for lunch. Dinosaur kale and golden beets are less strongly-flavored than other varieties. The tahini-lemon dressing makes it flavorful. The walnuts add crunch and additional protein for a well-rounded salad perfect for either lunch or dinner.
Spinach Salad With Homemade Gluten-Free French Salad Dressing
Spinach salad with crisp gluten-free bacon and chopped hard-boiled eggs have great flavor and texture, not to mention providing lots of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. This can easily become your go-to salad for meals year-round and it will always be welcome at a potluck.
Spiralized Village Greek Salad
This simple Greek salad has the twist of using spiralized cucumbers rather than the sliced or diced ones usually seen. It is in the style of horiatiki salata or “village salad,” seasoned with a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper, and dried oregano rather than a thick dressing.
Creamy Gluten-Free Potato Salad
A gluten-free potato salad is the perfect summer side dish to go with barbecue, hamburgers, or grilled meat. The key to making it gluten-free is to use gluten-free mayonnaise. All of your guests can enjoy it and those who are avoiding gluten won’t be singled out.
Easy Tropical Thai Fruit Salad
Toss papaya, pineapple, mango, strawberries, bananas, and star fruit with simple and delicious coconut milk and lime juice salad dressing to create a gorgeous tropical fruit salad. This is a great salad to have with summer meals or as a fresh dessert.
Bahamian Black Bean and Corn Salad
This refreshing Bahamian black bean and corn salad use simple ingredients frequently found in Bahamian cooking. They are mixed with a spicy vinaigrette. It’s a healthy summer dish that complements all grilled foods, from chicken to red snapper.
Use these recipes to make a salad to eat at home or to take to a celebration. You can label it as gluten-free and include a list of the ingredients so those who are avoiding gluten can be reassured. Just pick one to cook!