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Gluten Free Chicken Salad Sandwich

This fresh, easy chicken salad sandwich is the perfect lunch that can be easily served on gluten free bread, and served on traditional sliced bread for gluten eating friends and family.

Start to Finish: 10 minutes
Yields 4 sandwiches

Ingredients
8 slices ‘Udi’s Whole Grain Bread’
3/4 cup cooked chicken, shredded or cut into small pieces
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced
3 Tbsp green onions, sliced
3 Tbsp silvered almonds, sliced
1/2 cup red grapes, sliced (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
1. In medium bowl, add chicken, mayonnaise, celery, green onions, almonds and grapes. Mix well. Salt and pepper to taste.
2. Toast the slices of bread in a toaster or toaster oven.
3. Spread the chicken mixture onto the slices of bread to complete the sandwiches. Top with lettuce, tomato and cheese if desired. Serve with chips and fresh veggies. Enjoy!

This recipe works great with leftover grilled chicken. Double this recipe for an easy, delicious lunch during your busy week.

Easy Gluten Free Croutons
This real easy recipe shows you how to make tender, satisfying croutons out of store bought sliced gluten free bread in minutes.

Gluten Free Soup Recipes
Check out gluten free soup recipes to pair with these tasty sandwiches.

Gluten Free Yogurt Berry Parfait

Change up your morning routine with this simple, delicious parfait. This quick recipe makes a great breakfast, mid-day snack and light lunch. Try placing this parfait in the freezer for 10 min for a healthy, frosty late night snack. Enjoy!

Start to Finish: 5 min
Serves 4

Ingredients

2 cups yogurt
2 cups fresh or frozen berries
2 cups gluten free granola
2 Tbsp honey
2 tsp cinnamon & sugar

Directions
1. In 4 small glasses, add yogurt and berries.
2. Spoon 2 Tbsp of yogurt into each glass, smooth surface.
3. Spoon 2 Tbsp of granola over top, smooth surface.
4. Spoon 2 Tbsp of fruit over top, smooth surface.
5. Repeat the process, adding honey and cinnamon & sugar here and there to taste.

Try these tasty fresh fruit options: strawberries (hulled and sliced) raspberries, blueberries, bananas (fresh or dried), mandarin oranges, mango, and peaches, peeled and sliced.

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake
What’s a better balance than fresh strawberries, whip cream and a sweet, moist shortcake underneath?

Easy Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins
This delicious, easy recipe makes a great breakfast and is easy to travel with.

Jam-Packed Savory Jambalaya

Mix up your traditional meal with this easy, filling recipe jam-packed with healthy ingredients the whole family will enjoy.

Start to Finish: 25 min
Serves 5

Ingredients
1 (8 oz) pkg skinless, boneless chicken breast
1 Tbs olive oil
2 tsp cajun seasoning
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 jalapeno, chopped (optional)
2 gloves garlic, chopped
1 (8 oz) fully cooked spicy or mild sausage link, sliced
1 small red onion, cut in wedges
2 medium bell peppers, cut in strips
2 (14.5 oz) cans no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, drained
1 (8 oz) can tomato paste
1/4 cup coarsely chopped parsley (optional)
1 3/4 cup water
2 cups brown rice

Directions
1. Rub chicken with cajun seasoning and chili powder, cut into 1-in pieces. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet, cook 3-4 min. 2. While chicken is cooking bring 1 3/4 cup water to boil in medium saucepan. Add rice, simmer covered for 5 min. Add sausage to chicken skillet, cook 3-4 min, until chicken begins to brown. Add onion and sweet peppers to chicken mixture. Cook for 2 min, stirring frequently.
3. While vegetables and meat are cooking, remove rice from heat and set aside. Add stewed tomatoes to chicken mixture. Cover and cook for 5-7 min.
4. Add rice to individual bowls and place jambalaya on top. Top with fresh parsley, if desired.

White Rice – Use white rice with this recipe if you prefer or try combining white rice with brown rice for a healthier dish. Enjoy!

General Tso’s Gluten Free Chicken
This recipe not only tastes great, but is also a lot of fun to make!

Gluten Free Supreme Pizza
Make your pizza at home just the way you like, and you can enjoy fresh, safe gluten pizza right out of the oven.

Flavorful Gluten Free Mexican Bean Salad

This gluten free recipe makes a great side dish to share  or a fulfilling, healthy lunch.

Start to Finish: 10 min
Serves 8

Ingredients
1 cucumber, seeded and diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 cup sweet corn, drained or thawed if frozen
2 (15oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (16oz) Newman Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Directions
1. Mix all the vegetables and beans into a bowl.
2. Add about 3/4 of the bottle of dressing to the salad and mix.
3. Serve and  keep chilled.

I enjoy using recipe for a side dish at BBQ’s, and saving the leftovers for a healthy, fulfilling lunch. This recipe is easy to make and is very inexpensive in the summer when the vegetables are in season. Enjoy!

Creamy Gluten Free Pink Fluff Salad
This nontraditional salad is easy to make and terribly addicting.

Extremely Cheesy Gluten Free Potatoes
This recipe is a favorite for any occasion, especially if you don’t want to bring home any leftovers.