December recipes

December has arrived faster than ever! Thanksgiving already seems like ages in the past, and the lights on our Christmas tree are brightening this dreary day. Grace is having a ball transferring the ornaments everywhere in the home!

Beneath, you’ll discover a assortment of wholesome recipes to hold us by December and the vacation season. Cooking with recent, seasonal produce is usually extra scrumptious and extra inexpensive, so it’s a real win-win.

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Gluten-free apple crisp recipe, perfect for the holidays!

Easy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Gluten free and simply vegan (see recipe notes)

“Superb recipe (as at all times!!). I adopted precisely, together with the two tbsp of water and a pair of whisky (Canada) as per suggestions. I used Courtland apples and in addition added the Greek yogurt to the topping which I’ve by no means finished in a crumble and it was wonderful. Truthfully greatest crumble fingers down (GF or in any other case!)” – Giselle

Extra apple recipes »


Raw Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach in bowls

Colourful Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach

Gluten free and vegan

“This might be THE greatest salad I’ve ever made. I’ve a vegan good friend who I’m at all times looking for attention-grabbing recipes for and she or he additionally liked it. I made it precisely as per your recipe aside from including a combination of toasted almond flakes and pumpkins seeds.” – Heather

Extra beet recipes »


You won't believe how delicious dairy-free mac and cheese can be. Vegan and easily gluten free.

Vegan Mac and Cheese

Simply gluten free, and vegan

“My tremendous choosy daughter even had seconds! I assumed this was excellent, and undoubtedly the most effective “cheese” I’ve had. I often avoid dietary yeast primarily based cheese sauce, however I just about love all the pieces I’ve created from your weblog, so I gave it a strive. Served together with your recipe of Apple Kohlrabi salad, and was a stunning meal!” – Sarah

Extra broccoli recipes »

Brussels Sprouts

Quick Brussels sprouts and coconut rice recipe with a spicy, Thai-flavored soy sauce!

Coconut Rice with Brussels Sprouts from The Love and Lemons Cookbook

Gluten free and vegan

“Made this for dinner final evening and it was fantastic! I can hardly look ahead to my Love and Lemons cookbook to reach tomorrow. Thanks once more” – Luann

Extra Brussels sprout recipes »


spaghetti squash burrito bowls

Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

Gluten free and vegan

“I simply had a Mexican fiesta in my mouth with none of the guilt. Really easy and my household thought it seemed so connoisseur – thanks Kate. I’ve shared the recipe with foodie associates to strive – I’m making one recipe per week out of your website for 2016 and up to now -ROCK STAR hits.” – Terri

Extra cabbage recipes »


This creamy, Thai-spiced carrot and sweet potato soup comes from Angela Liddon's new cookbook, Oh She Glows Everyday!

Creamy Thai Carrot Candy Potato Soup

Gluten free and vegan

“At the moment was our first cool day for the season. Once I stepped outdoors for my morning stroll I knew I might be making this soup for dinner. It was so good. Thanks a lot for selecting to share this tasty recipe. I can’t wait to get Angela’s new cookbook.” – Cathy

Extra carrot recipes »

Citrus fruits

naturally sweetened lemon curd recipe

Honey Lemon Curd

Gluten free

“It turned out simply excellent! Thanks for this glorious recipe!” – Yelena

Extra lemon recipes » (additionally grapefruit, orange, lime and clementine)

Hardy greens (arugula,
chard, collard greens & spinach)

This fresh, herbed quinoa and chickpea salad makes a satisfying lunch and a great holiday side dish.

Herbed Quinoa & Chickpea Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Gluten free and simply vegan

“I’ve made this twice already because you posted it, Kate. An awesome mixture of flavors, particularly with the parsley and cilantro collectively. This can actually be going into our common repertoire.” – Sophie

Extra salad recipes »


best pasta e fagioli recipe

Pasta e Fagioli (Italian Pasta and Beans)

Probably gluten free and vegan

“Actually among the best recipes ever! I’ve made this quite a few instances over the previous few weeks because the climate has began to show colder. It’s so scrumptious!!! Thanks for sharing!” – Lauren

Extra kale recipes »


pomegranate pear arugula salad recipe

Pomegranate & Pear Inexperienced Salad with Ginger Dressing

Gluten-free and simply vegan

“This was the most effective trying salad I’ve ever made, and the style lived as much as the looks. I liked how shiny and recent it was, and the ginger dressing added simply the correct amount of zing and pulled all the pieces collectively. This was actually the centerpiece of my Christmas dinner desk, and everybody liked it!” – Josh

Extra pomegranate recipes »


Amazing crispy roasted breakfast potatoes (also called home fries!) -

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Gluten-free and vegan

“I’ve made these not less than a half a dozen instances! My husband, the potato fanatic, loves them. Tremendous straightforward and cooks up good and crispy whereas I make our eggs. No extra staring on the potatoes within the skillet and praying they don’t stick. Thanks, Kate!” – Heather

Extra potato recipes »


Lentil, chickpea and radish salad recipe

Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs

Vegan and gluten free

“Hello once more! Thanks a lot for this one! I made it for my husband and I and we liked it a lot we made it for a current housewarming and everybody went wild… Despatched this one to some visitors who had requested a duplicate! Thanks!” — Krystal

Extra radish recipes »

Candy Potatoes

Delicious enchilada casserole stuffed with roasted veggies, black beans, salsa and spinach! This is a hearty and redeeming dinner recipe.

Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole

Gluten free and probably vegan

“The Roasted vegetable enchiladas have been scrumptious! Even members of the family who declare to not be followers of veggies ate this and had seconds. Rating one for plant primarily based goodness!!” – Erin

Extra candy potato recipes »

Winter Squash

These roasted butternut squash tacos with slaw are bursting with flavor and so good for you, too.

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

Simply gluten free and vegan

“Made these alongside together with your Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Tacos. We kinda combined and matched all of the toppings. It was all wonderful. This will likely be our new household favourite. Taco evening won’t ever be the identical:)
Thanks for the fantastic recipes.” – Debbie

Extra butternut squash recipes » (additionally acorn squash and delicata squash)

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