Category Archives: Savoury Dishes

Gluten free savoury dishes made with simple ingredients. Plenty of dinner and lunch ideas, soups, appetizers, and snacks to support a clean eating diet.

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 caramelized mushrooms There a

Vegan Mushroom Meatballs

Three vegan meatballs on a plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce.

If you’re looking for a tasty, filling, gluten free dinner or lunch idea, give these vegan mushroom meatballs a try. They’re delicious served with pasta and marinara sauce, in sandwiches, or simply eaten on their own. These vegan meatballs are perfect for meal prepping. You can make them in advance and store them in an

Vegan Puttanesca

A heaping portion of vegan puttanesca pasta in a white bowl.

This vegan puttanesca pasta is full of bold, briny flavour. It’s a delicious and hearty plant based version of a classic Italian inspired pasta dish. Unlike traditional puttanesca sauce, this vegan version is made without anchovies. It isn’t traditional, but it turned out really tasty and has no shortage of flavour (thanks to generous amounts

Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

A single vegan stuffed portobello mushroom on a white plate against a white tile background.

These vegan stuffed portobello mushrooms are an easy, delicious, and flavourful plant based meal. They’re filling, substantial, and perfect as a first course by themselves or as a main course with some salad. These stuffed mushrooms are impressive enough to serve when entertaining, but easy enough to whip up whenever you’re craving them – no

Vegan Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

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.

Cashew Alfredo Sauce

A plate filled with pasta smothered in cashew alfredo sauce with green parsley leaves sprinkled on top.

This dairy free cashew alfredo sauce is rich, velvety, and perfect tossed with gluten free fettuccine noodles. If you’re craving vegan comfort food in the form of a creamy pasta dish, this recipe fits the bill. Main ingredients in this cashew alfredo sauce Instead of using butter and cream like traditional alfredo sauces do, this

Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole (Gluten Free)

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

This gluten free, vegan sweet potato casserole hits the spot when you’re craving something warm, cozy, and substantial. It’s perfect as a plant-based side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Main ingredients in this vegan sweet potato casserole The star of this casserole is the crispy, crumbly topping made from fresh sage leaves, chives, garlic,

Gluten Free Savory Muffins

A wire basket filled with muffins.

These gluten free savory muffins are flavoured with rosemary, garlic and Parmesan cheese. They’re an easy and tasty grain free option for breakfast or snack time.  These muffins contain plenty of cauliflower so they’re a great way to sneak in some hidden vegetables, which is particularly useful if you’ve got picky kids. Main Ingredients In

Balsamic Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus on a plate against an intricate tile back splash.

This balsamic roasted asparagus is an easy and nutritious side dish that I’ll be cooking regularly during asparagus season. This asparagus dish is simple, quick, and requires just a few pantry staples and some fresh asparagus. If you’re making this recipe in the summertime and you’d prefer to keep the house cool and avoid turning

Vegan Green Goddess Dressing

A jar of vegan green goddess dressing on a white counter.

This vegan green goddess dressing really is aptly named (it’s very green and tastes like food of the gods).  It’s deliciously herbaceous from the fresh basil, tarragon, parsley and chives. It’s rich and creamy from the avocado, and it’s refreshingly zingy from the fresh lemon juice. And I love that it can be used interchangeably

Baby Kale Salad With Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette

A white bowl filled with salad.

This baby kale salad is an easy and delicious way to get your greens in. It’s perfect for entertaining or as a side salad on a busy weeknight, since it’s so quick and easy to throw together. The sweet balsamic vinaigrette has just the right balance of sweet, tangy, and savoury. Baby Kale Salad –

Paleo Chicken Meatballs

Paleo chicken meatballs on a white plate with some broccoli.

These gluten free, paleo chicken meatballs turned out so juicy and flavourful. They’re spiced with curry, ginger, garlic, and cloves so they’re perfect if you’re craving something a little different from your standard chicken meatball recipe. They also happen to be low carb, keto diet friendly, gluten free, grain free and dairy free. This recipe

Plant Based Mac and Cheese Sauce

A bowl of noodles smothered with plant based mac and and cheese sauce with cupboards in the background.

This gluten free plant based mac and cheese sauce is pure comfort food and can be enjoyed by vegans and dairy lovers alike. It’s rich and creamy and I think it tastes even more delicious than traditional mac and cheese.  Plant Based Mac And Cheese Sauce – Main Ingredients The creaminess in this gluten free

Lemon And Herb Sauce

A piece of fish smothered in a green sauce.

If you’re looking for a tasty and nutritious sauce to add flavour to your meals, this lemon and herb sauce is one to try. This flavourful sauce is paleo diet friendly, low carb, refined sugar free, and gluten free.  This sauce is delicious on fish and other seafood, chicken, beef, lamb, or tofu. You can

Vegan Walnut Pesto

Close up of a white bowl filled with pasta smothered in pesto sauce.

This vegan walnut pesto is delicious on pasta, pizza, or used as a spread on sandwiches. It’s also great drizzled on roasted vegetables or used as a dip. Vegan Walnut Pesto – Main Ingredients Pesto is traditionally made with fresh basil, which is always delicious, but this recipe calls for parsley instead of the usual

Sauteed Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut squash noodles on a white plate.

These sauteed butternut squash noodles with fresh sage, parsley, chives, garlic, lemon, and olive oil are a simple, nutritious, and tasty vegan side dish. This dish is gluten free, grain free, and easy to prepare. This would make a good plant-based side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas because it’s easy to throw together at the

Dairy Free Frittata

A large, round frittata on a white plate.

This dairy free frittata is a simple, nutritious, and tasty breakfast or brunch idea. This dish is low carb, paleo diet friendly, and perfect for entertaining or meal prepping. Make a double batch of this frittata and store in an airtight container in the fridge, then reheat for a quick meal. This frittata is delicious served

Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce

A bowl of noodles, chicken, and cabbage smothered in a red chili sauce.

I love sweet chili garlic sauce, but most of the store bought bottled varieties contain refined sugar, which I prefer to avoid. This refined sugar free sweet chili garlic sauce is perfectly satisfying when you’re craving something sweet, sour, salty and spicy all at once. I love using this as a stir fry sauce, a

Paleo BBQ Sauce

Close up of some barbecue sauce in a white ramekin with a basting brush.

This homemade, refined sugar free, paleo bbq sauce recipe is made with simple ingredients and turned out well. I love barbecue sauce, but it’s one of those high sugar condiments that I typically avoid. I definitely prefer this recipe to most of the store bought kinds I’ve tried. This barbecue sauce is sweet, smoky, tangy,

Paleo Ketchup

A white plate with french fries and some ketchup.

This homemade paleo ketchup has the right balance of salty, sweet, tangy, and savoury flavours. It’s perfect for dipping French fries, on burgers, or drizzled on scrambled eggs. This ketchup is easy to make and takes just a couple of minutes to prepare. You can store it in the fridge in an airtight container for