Gluten-Free Chicken, Mango, and Avocado Salad with Candied Pecans Recipe

In partnership with CA Grown Print Our editor, Erika Lenkert, crafted this recipe after enjoying something like it at a restaurant in San Francisco. When salad is just the thing for dinner, you’ll find great satisfaction in its sweet, savory, and spicy flavors, which leverage deliciously fresh mango and avocado that we can get nearly all year round thanks to California growers.  Servings 4 people Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter […]

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Gluten-Free Grilled Lamb Chops with Tzatziki Salsa and Smashed Potatoes Recipe

  Print Grilled Lamb Chops with Tzatziki Salsa and Smashed Potatoes We developed a culinary crush on Food By Mars blogger Alison Marras when we discovered her gorgeous, pure recipes seasoned with astrological flavor. This, her Greek-American GF/DF dish, reflects why she’s worthy of adoration. Light in everything but flavor and pleasure, it’s fast, healthy, and delicious with a genius coconut milk–based tzatziki salsa. Servings 4 people Ingredients 8 single […]

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Gluten-Free Pan-Seared Halibut with Brown Butter and Hazelnuts Recipe

  Print This fish recipe, inspired by Shauna Ahern’s story in this issue (page 85), can also be made with pork or boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Servings 4 people Ingredients 3 tablespoons plus 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 6- to 8-ounce halibut fillets, skin on, patted dry 1⁄2 cup sweet rice flour 10 ounces green beans […]

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Pulled Slow-Roasted Pork Recipe

  Print Rich, juicy, and bursting with flavor, this shredded pork makes mouths water whether served as tacos, with tortillas, Pico de Gallo, avocado, lime, and cilantro, or devoured straight from the baking sheet. Leftovers are best refrigerated with their cooking juices in an airtight container and reheated in tightly wrapped foil. Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil Zest of 1 orange 5 cloves garlic minced or pressed 1/2 teaspoon dried […]

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Savory Black Beans Recipe

  Print Garlic, onion, cumin, and slow simmering in chicken broth results in black beans that are so luscious and delicious, they’re good enough to eat solo. But serve them over rice and top with avocado and cilantro and you’ve got a wholesome dream dish. Bonus: you don’t have to soak the beans overnight! Ingredients 2 cups dried black beans Kosher salt About 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/2 yellow […]

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Sunset Margarita Recipe

  Print The addition of cranberry juice to this party favorite emphasizes the bitter-and-sweet yin-yang of the margarita and makes for a gorgeous two-tone presentation. Servings 1 margarita Ingredients Margarita salt or kosher salt optional Ice About 4 ounces limeade from frozen concentrate mixed with water 2 ounces good-quality tequila 1/2 ounce triple sec or Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce cranberry juice 2 lime wedges Instructions Sprinkle a layer of salt […]

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Chili-Spiced Jicama
 Sticks

  Print Crisp, refreshing, light, and riotously flavorful, this silly-simple snack could easily become a habit. Servings 4 as an appetizer Ingredients 1 teaspoon gluten-free chili powder Pinch of cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt Juice of 2 limes 1 or 2 jicama peeled and sliced into French-fry-like sticks Instructions In a ramekin or small bowl, mix together the chili powder, cayenne, and salt. In a bowl, toss together the […]

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Gluten Free Black Bean Taquitos Recipe

Divine in
 flavor and crunch, these soul- satisfying vegan taquitos by Kate Ramos of Hola Jalapeno have a filling tasty enough to serve as its own side dish. For easiest prep, use tortillas fresh from the store that haven’t been refrigerated. Serve taquitos with guacamole. Note: This recipe calls for toothpicks. Print Gluten-Free Black Bean Taquitos Servings 12 taquitos Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil plus more for frying 1 small […]

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The Girl & The Fig’s Gluten-Free Ricotta Pancakes with Apple Butter and Whipped Orange Mascarpone

  Print The Girl & The Fig’s Gluten-Free Ricotta Pancakes with Apple Butter and Whipped Orange Mascarpone One of our readers told us she had amazing gluten-free pancakes at The Girl & The Fig restaurant in Sonoma, California, so we did the only sane thing to do: hopped in the car, went up there, tried them for ourselves. Then we fell in love and begged for the recipe. Now we […]

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White Caesar Salad Recipe

  Print White Caesar Salad This show-stopping salad by our friends at San Francisco’s amazing Foreign Cinema restaurant celebrates winter greens and one of the best Caesar dressings we’ve had. If escarole isn’t available, sub radicchio. Or just go with good old romaine, if you like. Don’t be afraid to use the raw egg in the dressing—just be sure it’s fresh, make the dressing right before you serve it, and […]

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Awesome Tortilla Soup Recipe

  Print Tortilla Soup This beloved Mexican soup is light, yet offers all the comfort of hearty south-of-the-border fare. It also is naturally gluten-free. While you can substitute GF tortilla chips, homemade fried tortilla strips are excellent—best the day they’re made and easily stored for up to three days in an airtight container. Servings 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic sliced 1 […]

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Sponsored Recipe: Gluten-Free Tuna Nicoise Sandwich

  Print Gluten-Free Tuna Nicoise Sandwich Confession: we’re tuna sandwich addicts. We like Salad Niçoise a lot, too. So, we partnered with one of our favorite gluten-free bread makers, Canyon Bakehouse, to present this light, satisfying sandwich. Loaded with flavor (and protein) and bolstered by delicious, fluffy and moist gluten-free sandwich bread, it’s the perfect grab-and-go meal. If you feel like adding a glass of rosé, we won’t blame you.  […]

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Tamarind Margarita Recipe

  Print Tamarind Margarita Tamarind is a sour tropical fruit frequently used in Southeast Asian cooking. When made into a paste (available in Asian markets), it’s an outstanding addition to margaritas. We came upon this cocktail that proved the point at the Marriott Cancun Resort and developed a crush on it. Try it and see if you feel the same. Servings 4 cocktails Ingredients 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp available at […]

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Gluten-Free Seared Honey-Chili Ahi Tuna Salad with Oriental Dressing, Avocado, and Mango Recipe

  Print Seared Honey-Chili Ahi Tuna Salad with Oriental Dressing, Avocado, and Mango A quick sear of good-quality tuna steak and a coating of honey and chili powder results in ahi with mild, “blackened” flavors that mimics the tasty poolside dish we enjoyed at Cancun’s Marriott Cancun Resort. (They coat their tuna with a vibrant-colored chili candy powder called Miguelito chamoy powder.) Add a lettuce, avocado, mango, and tangy-sweet ginger […]

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Gluten Free Chicken Enchilada Pie with Salsa Verde Recipe

  Print Chicken Enchilada Pie with Salsa Verde There is no resisting this cheesy-pleasey gluten-free chicken enchilada pie recipe, which is simple to make and even easier to devour. This recipe calls for cooked chicken, preferably rotisserie, so plan accordingly. Servings 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded jack cheese 3 cups cooked shredded rotisserie chicken 1 cup sour cream Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper […]

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Gluten-Free Pancetta-Wrapped Endive with Anchovy and Saba Recipe

  Print Pancetta-Wrapped Endive with Anchovy and Saba The key to styling this dish by San Francisco chef Craig Stoll look is the cooperation of the pancetta, so make sure to get slices that are thin, yet thick enough to hold together when you wrap them around the endive. (They’ll taste good no matter what.) Also, for easy handling, store the slices in the fridge until use. The garnish, saba, […]

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Gluten-Free Lamb Meatballs Recipe

  Print Gluten-Free Lamb Meatballs The only problem with meatballs is there are never enough, so make a lot of this ever-popular appetizer with deliciously unexpected flavor and texture from currants and pine nuts. The meatball mix can be prepared a few days in advance and stored, covered, in the fridge until you’re ready to use it. To take this yummy dish over the top, serve it with Herb Sauce […]

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Tuna Poke and Avocado Cups with Miso Dressing Recipe

  Print Tuna Poke and Avocado Cups with Miso Dressing Servings 24 Endive Cups Ingredients 1 tablespoon gluten-free white or yellow miso 1 tablespoon mirin 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons gluten-free Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon gluten-free Sriracha 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/2 pound sushi-grade ahi tuna cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 avocado cut into 1⁄2-inch cubes 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallion 24 Belgian endive leaves Toasted sesame seeds […]

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