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7 Scrumptious Grain-Free Side Dish Recipes

7 grain-free summer side dish recipes

Fill up on any of the following 7 grain-free side dish recipes, which all happen to be bursting with flavor.

Whether you’re by the pool, having a barbecue, or simply enjoying the summer heat, these recipes are sure to keep you full without weighing you down.

7 Grain-Free Side Dish Recipes

potato watercress salad

1. Potato Salad with Olive and Watercress

Potato salad is a necessary outdoor summer side dish. In this potato salad recipe, olives and watercress add an additional boost of flavor and texture. Watercress is full of phytonutrients and antioxidants and gives this recipe low-key salad status.

Roasted Eggplant Recipe with Cumin and Smoked Paprika

2. Grilled Eggplant Salad with Arugula and Avocado Salad

This salad combined a few of my favorite things: eggplant, arugula, and avocado. It’s the perfect filling side dish for the summer. You can bake or grill the eggplant, and the rest is a matter of tossing and chewing!

healthy green bean casserole

3. Green Bean Casserole

This green bean casserole is the epitome of how lighter versions of traditional recipes can be just as delicious. All you need are a few ingredients to achieve that the warm, creamy, crowd-pleasing sensations of green bean casserole. Nutritional yeast fills in for cheese and heavy cream and mushrooms, celery root, and onion pack in delicious flavors and lust-worthy textures.

angel food cake

4. Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake

What’s a meal without a dessert? Angel food cake is iconically light and airy, and this recipe takes it to the next level: the gluten-free level. Enjoy a slice after a light summer’s meal and round off your taste buds with something sweet. Enjoy!

recipe for Sweet Corn with Miso Butter

5. Sweet Corn with Miso Butter and Scallions

Its name says it all. Don’t just stick to the basics when it comes to corn – spice it up with miso, scallions, and sesame seeds! You’ll thank me later.

vegan coleslaw

6. Vegan Coleslaw

This coleslaw recipe is not only naturally gluten-free it is also vegan. That means there is no mayonnaise, which is perhaps the most unhealthy ingredient when it comes to noshing on this classic outdoor salad.

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7. Green Gazpacho

Cool down with this green gazpacho soup recipe. It features raw veggies and fragrant herbs that are made more filling and creamy with the addition of avocado.

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