Category Archives: Gluten-Free Side Dishes

Gluten-free side dishes that are easy to make, tasty, and nutrient-rich.

Roasted Butternut Squash with Rosemary

Cooked butternut squash piled in a bowl.

This roasted butternut squash with rosemary is an easy, tasty side dish that’s perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or whenever you’re in the mood for some candy-sweet, tender squash with caramelized edges. You can prepare this dish in advance and reheat it right before serving which makes it ideal for holiday entertaining. Main ingredients and substitutions

Garlic Roasted Radishes

Cooked radishes in a white bowl.

These garlic roasted radishes are an easy and delicious low carb side dish. They’re a great alternative to roasted potatoes. These oven baked radishes are simple enough to throw together on busy weeknights but also make a great lightened up side dish for holiday gatherings. They also happen to be gluten-free, vegan, and paleo diet-friendly

Dairy-Free Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes on a white plate.

These creamy, gluten-free, dairy-free scalloped potatoes are easy to make and perfect for the holidays. They make a delicious plant-based side dish for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or whenever you’re craving comfort food. The top layer of these scalloped potatoes is slightly crispy, but the layers beneath are coated in a luscious, creamy, sauce that keeps the

Caramelized Mushrooms

Sauteed mushrooms on a plate against a white tile background.

Perfectly caramelized mushrooms require you to spend a bit of time at the stove, but the delicious and deeply flavourful results are 100% worth the effort. These golden brown sauteed mushrooms have slightly crispy edges and a satisfying, meaty texture. They’re vegan, paleo diet friendly, and gluten-free. How to make these caramelized mushrooms There a

Vegan Baked Polenta

A white bowl filled with creamy vegan baked polenta with some mushrooms on top.

This creamy vegan baked polenta is the perfect gluten-free side dish to go with any plant-based stew instead of the usual mashed potatoes. It’s also great served with some sauteed mushrooms and fresh parsley, or top it with a big spoonful of marinara sauce and some fresh basil. It has a thick, satisfying, creamy texture

Vegan Hasselback Sweet Potatoes (Paleo)

A white platter with two vegan hasselback sweet potatoes with slits cut in them..

These vegan hasselback sweet potatoes are a delicious gluten-free side dish perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or any other festive occasion. They’re easy to make and are ideal for entertaining, but they also work well alongside a simple meal with no special occasion required.

Pesto Quinoa

Pesto quinoa in a white bowl with a few sun dried tomatoes on top.

This pesto quinoa is rich, satisfying, and so easy to make. It’s the next best thing to eating a bowl of pesto pasta, and it’s perfect if you’re trying to reduce your pasta consumption and up your intake of more nutrient dense grains. Quinoa is rich in magnesium, high in plant-based protein and fibre, and

Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Casserole (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

Sweet potato casserole in a glass dish with a scoop missing.

This dairy-free sweet potato casserole hits the spot when you’re craving something warm, cozy, and substantial. It’s an easy and delicious gluten-free, vegan side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Main ingredients The star of this casserole is the crispy, crumbly topping made from fresh sage leaves, chives, garlic, pecans, and oat flour (or substitute

Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil

Asparagus on a plate against an intricate tile back splash.

This baked asparagus with balsamic vinegar and olive oil is an easy and nutritious side dish that’s perfect during asparagus season. It’s simple, quick, and requires just a few pantry staples and some fresh asparagus. Serve it alongside pretty much anything; the neutral flavours in this dish complement most main courses. If you’re making this