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Jalapeño Poppers With Smoked Pimento Cheese and Country Ham (Gluten-Free Friendly)

Jalapeño Poppers With Smoked Pimento Cheese and Country Ham

A staple of many a tailgating gathering, jalapeño poppers are pretty much as ubiquitous as queso this time of year. A bad thing? Not in the least. These bites are sure to shake up the usual equation, injecting some irresistible Southern flair into your festivities in practically no time at all.

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Winter Squash Carbonara With Pancetta and Sage (Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Friendly)

winter squash carbonara

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need a bit of an extra nudge to eat more veggies. Roasting them to coax out their natural sweetness is defnitely my usual approach, but you can’t beat it when they masquerade as something even more luscious. A tall order? Sure. But boy does this winter squash carbonara ever achieve it… and well.

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P.F. Chang’s-inspired Chicken Endive Wraps (Gluten-Free)

P.F. Chang's-inspired Chicken Endive Wraps

The next time you’re craving P.F. Chang’s chicken lettuce wraps, skip the restaurant run and whip up this crowd-pleasing recipe instead! Served in endive boats in lieu of iceberg lettuce leaves, you get a nice nutrient boost as well as an elegant, bite-size presentation. Whether you choose to enjoy them as an appetizer or main course, they’re sure to be a hit!

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Homemade Rice Pilaf with Gluten-free Orzo

Homemade Rice Pilaf with Orzo (Gluten-free)

One of my absolute favorite side dishes growing up was Near East rice pilaf. Ingredient number two, though? Orzo. So that’s out…

Happily, DeLallo produces a whole line of gluten-free pastas, including this classic, tiny shape. Simply sauté a little shallot, toast your rice and orzo, pour a combo of broth and water over top and cook just like regular ol’ steamed rice. And voila, you’ve got homemade pilaf on the table in just about the same time it takes to cook up the stuff from a box!

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Chewy, No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars (Gluten-Free)

Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars - No Bake! (Gluten-free)

Who knew that re-creating Quaker’s classic chewy granola bars could be so simple? Not me, or you better believe I would have whipped up a batch much, much sooner! No baking required, we’re talking maybe ten minutes of prep, plus a bit of chilling, before you’ll be nibbling away at these tasty, peanut-butter-chip-studded snacks.

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