"Twisted" Gluten-Free Holiday Menu:
6 Healthy Plant-Based, Oil-Free Vegan Recipes
Twisted Flavors on the Classics
Are you looking for some new, easy flavor twists on the classic holiday recipes? Wanting creative ideas to have a healthy, delicious celebration? Need some inspiration for a plant-based, vegan menu? Here are 6 incredible oil-free recipes for a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. From Stuffed Acorn Squash to Sweet Potato Pineapple Casserole to Five Spice Pears and Figs, I've got you Covered. Plus, irresistible Cocoa Thumbprint Cookies for dessert. All gluten-free. All packed with incredible flavor.
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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa, Hazelnut, and Apple Stuffing
Looking for an impressive gluten-free, vegetarian entree? Look no further. This is your ultimate go-to recipe to fit any dietary request. Packed with flavor from toasted hazelnuts, crisp apples, and fresh mint, this will entice even your pickiest guests.
Sweet Potato Pineapple Casserole with Pecan Streusel
This Southern classic is updated with a gluten-free pecan streusel topping. Satisfying sweet potatoes are roasted to rich, creamy perfection then mashed with diced pineapple for incredible flavor. My Chef's tips show you how to skip the brown sugar and butter for this naturally-sweet, vegan recipe.
Caramelized Smoky Brussels Sprouts
Smoked paprika and caramelized red onion bring exciting flavor to this side dish. My Chef's tips show you how to keep it healthy and oil-free. Toss with steamed brussels sprouts or opt for other vegetables like cauliflower, green beans, or even frozen peas. This is an easy, versatile dish -- delicious for dinner and perfect with potatoes for brunch.
Shaved Brussels Wild Rice Pilaf
No more boring rice dishes. Brussels sprouts are thinly shaved and tossed with dried cranberries and roasted tahini for this delicious side dish. Make a big batch for plenty of healthy leftovers.
Five Spice Pears and Figs
Sweet licorice flavor and a little kick: Chinese Five Spice powder is the secret ingredient in this healthy dish. Paired with crisp pears and sweet figs, this makes an interesting, "twisted" alternative to your traditional cranberry sauce.
Cocoa Thumbprint Cookies with Raspberry Chia Filling
Rich, chocolatey flavor is "twisted" in this gluten-free, vegan cookie. Natural sweetness from dates and a tart Raspberry Chia Jam filling create an irresistible treat. Make a big batch to enjoy all season long.
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