What is special about a gluten-free side dish? Are you thinking, well if it is just veggies then of course it is easy to make gluten-free. Correct, however sometimes when you label a dish as gluten-free people are averse to eating it. What we have seen from our culinary friends is that there is so much creativity that can go into creating some amazing dishes that are gluten-free and also very easily adapted to any allergy need.
We have gathered a fun selection of foods from root vegetables paired with apples, not your typical mashed veg, things containing cheese, and what is a gluten-free side dishes round-up without some bready items.
Gluten-free side dishes featuring apples
Side dishes featuring root vegetables and apples are a fantastic addition to any autumn/winter meal. The earthiness of root vegetables pairs perfectly with the sweet tartness of apples.
Bonus meaty side dish containing apples! Also great to use in stuffing: Deconstructed Apple Sausage from Zestfull.
Gluten-free side dishes featuring mashed foods
The classic side dish is a mash, but don’t stop at potatoes. There are so many vegetables you can mash, and using a fat like olive oil means you can even make a creamy dairy-free side dish.
Purple Mashed Potatoes from The Devil Wears Salad
Gluten-free side dishes featuring goat cheese
These sides all contain dairy, but you can make these dairy-free by simply omitting the cheese or using your go to dairy-free cheese.
Green Beans with Feta from Mrs Jones Kitchen
Baked Buttercup Squash with Goat Cheese from Fannetastic Food
Roasted Brussels Sprout Pomegranate Pancetta Feta Casserole from XOXOBella (contains nuts, but you can leave them out or use pumpkin seeds)
Gluten-free side dishes featuring bready foods
And what meal is complete (especially Thanksgiving) without some delightful carb?!
Homemade Gluten Free Stuffing from The Fit Cookie
More foodie round-ups with gluten-free options
Kortney is your typical atopic triad! She manages asthma, eczema, environmental and food allergies. Kortney is a co-creator of the online community Allergy Travels and co-host of The Itch Podcast. She wants to spread joy in a community that can easily see the hard side of life with atopic disease and believes that you can have a full life with food allergies, it may just be lived a little differently!