Gluten-Free Multibean-Tomato Soup with Chard and Onion

Gluten-Free Chard – Steamed, Sauteed or Stewed with Soup

We rediscovered chard this summer. We had eaten it before, once every year or two, but I didn’t remember it tasted as good as it has this summer. We’re making up for lost time. I’ve served it every couple of weeks lately.

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Onions Braised With Parsley

Onions add their sweet, savory flavor to many of the things I cook. They also deserve a spotlight of their own. You can usually find pearl onions year-round in the produce department (or if you want, in the freezer case). Dressed up just a little with butter and parsley, and maybe a little paprika, they’re a great side dish for many meals. You can easily use a substitute for the butter to make the onions casein-free.

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Navy Bean Soup — Gluten-Free and Casein-Free

Navy beans are one of our favorites here…well, especially Al’s favorites. He likes them with just about anything…in a salad, as part of a main dish or as a side in a main meal. He likes them in many combinations, but most of all, he likes them in soup.

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Sweet Black Thai Rice with Sunflower Seeds and Veggies, and a Plan

This rice dish is a beautiful change of pace from the usual side dishes we have! Gluten-free Sweet Black Thai Rice has rich, eye-appealing color, includes satisfying whole-grain fiber that doesn’t taste woody, and has a delicious, mild nutty flavor that is good prepared simply with water and salt, or with your favorite additions.

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Turkey Gravy (Gluten-Free)

Some people think the gravy is more important than the turkey…for the mashed potatoes, for the dressing, as well as for the slices of turkey on the plate. This gluten-free gravy tastes as good as any regular gravy.

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