Many classic holiday sides are naturally gluten-free. Green beans, roasted Brussels sprouts, citrusy salads—all of these holiday sides are safe for gluten-free eaters. Others like stuffing, macaroni and cheese, and pilafs need special recipes to avoid sources of gluten for eaters who are sensitive or avoiding the wheat protein altogether. With these tips and tricks, you can turn our traditional holiday recipes into a delicious gluten-free holiday menu. Read labels carefully; gluten hides in unexpected places.
Old-Fashioned Cranberry Sauce
Good, fresh cranberry sauce is incredibly easy and rewarding to make. The berries quickly pop under heat and release lots of pectin for beautiful texture and a bit of crunch. This basic recipe, spiked with lush port wine and brightened by citrus, takes all of 15 minutes to prepare.
• • Gluten-Free Tip: Make as is: This recipe contains no gluten as written.