It's Friday in the summertime. Let the weekend begin! Whether you're entertaining at home or away from home, if it's just your brood or a family reunion, one thing's for sure—everyone's going to be hungry! I put together one of my favorite gluten free summer entertaining menus. No special equipment and no mad skillz required. Just good gluten free summer eating, from my family to yours!
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Here's a 10¢ tour of these recipes for the perfect gluten free summer entertaining menu (remember – the links are all above):
Gluten Free Quinoa Burgers: Beef burgers are great, but these quinoa burgers are packed with nutrition and flavor, and will satisfy even die hard meat eaters. One meal for everyone! Make the patties days ahead of time and they will keep nicely until you are ready to cook them. Now, if you only had a bun to serve them on…
Gluten Free Against the Grain Copycat Original Rolls: Put down the overpriced gluten free packaged rolls, and make your own copycat version with just a few basic gluten free ingredients.
Gluten Free Pasta Salad: Make your gluten free pasta the right way (of course I show you how!) ahead of time, and just let it sit covered at room temperature for up to two full days. Then, add the rest of the ingredients, dress it and serve. Easy summer entertaining!
Gluten Free Whole Grain Focaccia Pizza: Make this pizza dough and assemble the pie ahead of time, and the either bake it on a pizza stone right as everyone arrives, or even cook it on the grill. Come November, we'll make gluten free bread a whole new way with Gluten Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread. Get your copy asap—preorder today!
Gluten Free Ice Cream Sandwich Soft Chocolate Wafer Cookies: The best ice cream sandwiches start with just the right cookies. These gluten free soft chocolate wafer cookies become one with your ice cream, and yield perfectly with each delicious bite.
3-Ingredient Gluten Free Ice Cream—No Machine Required: And what summer day is complete without ice cream? Those ice cream sandwiches need this, the best vanilla ice cream of your life. Save money to boot with this 3-ingredient vanilla ice cream. No ice cream machine required!
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