Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field

 

Memorial Day has come and gone, so you know what that means? It’s officially summer as far as we’re concerned! And with summer comes an abundance of our favorite fruits and veggies. We’re talking heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn, watermelon, basil, strawberries, avocados, and oh-so-many stone fruits!! You know what else comes with summer? Barbecues, picnics, road trips, festivals…french fries, potato chips, hamburgers, and other regret-filled convenient indulgences.

Not to worry! We created a list of our top 10 favorite gluten-free and guilt-free recipes to keep you on a clean-eating track this summer.

 

 

#1 Red Quinoa Spring Rolls with Spicy Cashew Sauce

 

The options are endless with these Vietnamese inspired Quinoa Veggie Spring Rolls. Add any fresh veggie, tofu or seafood you’d like and just roll it up. We made ours vegan, paleo and gluten free with a slight twist to the traditional spring roll…using cashew butter instead of peanut butter.

 

 

 

#2 Chocolate Covered Vanilla Almond Butter Rice Krispie Treats

 

Who doesn’t love an organic alternative for a classic childhood treat? These delicious chocolate-covered vanilla almond butter rice krispie treats are made with just three simple ingredients!

 

Recipe courtesy of The Wholesome Bite

 

 

#3 Pearl Quinoa Rainbow Veggie Sushi

 

These vegan rainbow sushi rolls get an added boost of protein from our favorite superfood, quinoa!

 

Recipe courtesy of Girl on the Range

 

 

 

#4 Black Quinoa Stone Fruit Salad

 

All the flavors of summer come together in this black quinoa salad packed with your favorite stone fruits.

 

Recipe courtesy of Goofy Foot Foods

 

 

 

#5 Coconut Toffee Vanilla Ice Cream 

 

Dust off your ice cream maker and get ready for summer! This deliciously refreshing Coconut Toffee Chocolate Chip Ice Cream will satisfy any summer sweet tooth.

 

 

 

 

#6 Mexican Chopped Quinoa Salad

 

Add a spicy kick to your summer salad with this Mexican Chopped Salad with protein-packed quinoa and a feisty cilantro, jalapeño dressing.

 

Recipe courtesy of Realfoodology

 

 

 

#7 Spicy Tuna Quinoa Sushi Bowl 

 

Your go-to sushi roll made into a bowl, topped with fresh cucumbers, carrots, avos, green onions and homemade spicy sauce.

 

 

 

 

#8 Cheesecake Mousse with shredded chocolate

 

This super light and fluffy cheesecake mousse is made with only 5 simple, whole-food ingredients.

 

Recipe courtesy of The Wholesome Bite

 

 

 

#9 No-bake Cashew Samoa Bites 

 

We all know Samoas are the best Girl Scout Cookie…(step aside Tagalongs). Now you can make them vegan, gluten free, and paleo at home.

 

Recipe courtesy of The Wholesome Bite

 

 

#10 Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolate Dipped Ube Bites

 

Are you new to the wonderful world of ube? Ube, as they are called in the Philippines, is a purple yam. They are high in potassium, B6, vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants making them the perfect healthy treat.

 

Recipe courtesy of Peanut Head

 

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