Amie Valpone


Gluten-Free Orange Turmeric Wild Rice Salad

Break into Spring with this fresh, delicately flavored roasted salad. Turmeric colors the rice a brilliant golden. Pineapple and orange bring a citrusy sweet to this otherwise hearty and savory gluten-free salad.

Lemon, Fennel & Swiss Chard Millet Salad

Earthy, warm and floral spices come to the forefront in this simple gluten-free lemon, fennel & swiss millet salad that combines mildly sweet basil with pungent red onion. Use rainbow Swiss chard for an additional pop of color.

Avocado, Kale & Wild Rice Salad with Mustard Seed Dressing

This salad satisfies several cravings at once, meeting your needs for something spicy, savory, sweet, nutty, creamy and crunchy. A definite crowd pleaser, it pairs nicely with chicken or grilled fish.

Gluten-Free Brown Rice Couscous Salad with Orange Basil Dressing

This vibrant gluten-free pasta salad is dressed with a unique combination of hot pepper, fresh herbs and bright citrus. It’s a great addition to an al fresco meal.

Coconut, Sweet Pea & Cilantro Teff Salad

Teff has a sticky texture with a nutty flavor that goes well with steamed greens. Keep frozen peas in your freezer year-round for recipes like this one. Their sweetness is a wonderful addition to whole-grain salads.

Gluten-Free Quinoa Watercress Salad with Pears & Lentils

A touch of spicy ginger adds a nice zing to this salad made hearty with a double dose of protein from quinoa and lentils. Refreshing mint and sweet pear balance the flavors. Watercress makes this salad super cleansing.

Golden Raisin Quinoa Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Forget your typical Caesar salad. Romaine lettuce gets a makeover in this fruity meal beefed up with quinoa, a protein powerhouse.

Whole-Grain Gluten-Free Summer Salads

Salads are a great go-to dish in the heat. Bright, fresh and fruity flavors at lunch can rejuvenate you mid-day. Salads are a delicious option for a light dinner, as well. You can eat your fill without feeling weighed down. Gluten-free whole grains—quinoa, teff, millet and wild rice—star in these summer salads. These fiber-filled grains help stabilize blood sugar levels and keep you satisfied until your next meal. Yes, you can feel full from a well-balanced salad.

Rice Cereal with Hemp Seeds and Banana

This easy, dairy-free, gluten-free rice cereal features bananas and hemp seeds, but don't hesitate to top it with your favorite fruit and seeds. A drizzle of honey and maple syrup make it a sweet way to start your day. For a creamy topping, add a dollop of coconut yogurt.

Gluten-Free Homemade Sesame Muesli

This healthy version of a Swiss favorite honors the tradition without gluten and dairy. Serve Homemade Sesame Muesli with milk of choice for a satisfying breakfast or pack it dry in a re-sealable container to enjoy for on-the-go snacking.



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