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What to Cook dinner This December

What to Cook dinner This December


December recipes

December has arrived faster than ever! Thanksgiving already appears like ages in the past, and the lights on our Christmas tree are brightening this dreary day. Grace is having a ball shifting the ornaments all around the home!

Under, you’ll discover a assortment of wholesome recipes to hold us by means of December and the vacation season. Cooking with recent, seasonal produce is mostly extra scrumptious and extra inexpensive, so it’s a real win-win.

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Gluten-free apple crisp recipe, perfect for the holidays!

Easy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Gluten free and simply vegan (see recipe notes)

“Wonderful recipe (as all the time!!). I adopted precisely, together with the two tbsp of water and a couple of whisky (Canada) as per suggestions. I used Courtland apples and in addition added the Greek yogurt to the topping which I’ve by no means executed in a crumble and it was superb. Truthfully finest crumble fingers down (GF or in any other case!)” – Giselle

Extra apple recipes »


Raw Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach in bowls

Colourful Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach

Gluten free and vegan

“This could possibly be THE finest salad I’ve ever made. I’ve a vegan good friend who I’m all the time looking for fascinating recipes for and he or she additionally cherished it. I made it precisely as per your recipe aside from including a combination of toasted almond flakes and pumpkins seeds.” – Heather

Extra beet recipes »


You won't believe how delicious dairy-free mac and cheese can be. Vegan and easily gluten free. cookieandkate.com

Vegan Mac and Cheese

Simply gluten free, and vegan

“My tremendous choosy daughter even had seconds! I assumed this was superb, and undoubtedly the perfect “cheese” I’ve had. I often keep away from dietary yeast based mostly cheese sauce, however I just about love the whole lot I’ve produced from your weblog, so I gave it a strive. Served together with your recipe of Apple Kohlrabi salad, and was a stunning meal!” – Sarah

Extra broccoli recipes »

Brussels Sprouts

Quick Brussels sprouts and coconut rice recipe with a spicy, Thai-flavored soy sauce! cookieandkate.com

Coconut Rice with Brussels Sprouts from The Love and Lemons Cookbook

Gluten free and vegan

“Made this for dinner final evening and it was great! I can hardly look ahead to my Love and Lemons cookbook to reach tomorrow. Thanks once more” – Luann

Extra Brussels sprout recipes »


spaghetti squash burrito bowls

Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

Gluten free and vegan

“I simply had a Mexican fiesta in my mouth with none of the guilt. Really easy and my household thought it seemed so connoisseur – thanks Kate. I’ve shared the recipe with foodie associates to strive – I’m making one recipe every week out of your website for 2016 and thus far -ROCK STAR hits.” – Terri

Extra cabbage recipes »


This creamy, Thai-spiced carrot and sweet potato soup comes from Angela Liddon's new cookbook, Oh She Glows Everyday! cookieandkate.com

Creamy Thai Carrot Candy Potato Soup

Gluten free and vegan

“Immediately was our first cool day for the season. After I stepped outdoors for my morning stroll I knew I might be making this soup for dinner. It was so good. Thanks a lot for selecting to share this tasty recipe. I can’t wait to get Angela’s new cookbook.” – Cathy

Extra carrot recipes »

Citrus fruits

naturally sweetened lemon curd recipe

Honey Lemon Curd

Gluten free

“It turned out simply excellent! Thanks for this glorious recipe!” – Yelena

Extra lemon recipes » (additionally grapefruit, orange, lime and clementine)

Hardy greens (arugula,
chard, collard greens & spinach)

This fresh, herbed quinoa and chickpea salad makes a satisfying lunch and a great holiday side dish.

Herbed Quinoa & Chickpea Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Gluten free and simply vegan

“I’ve made this twice already because you posted it, Kate. An amazing mixture of flavors, particularly with the parsley and cilantro collectively. It will actually be going into our common repertoire.” – Sophie

Extra salad recipes »


best pasta e fagioli recipe

Pasta e Fagioli (Italian Pasta and Beans)

Probably gluten free and vegan

“Actually among the best recipes ever! I’ve made this quite a few occasions over the previous few weeks because the climate has began to show colder. It’s so scrumptious!!! Thanks for sharing!” – Lauren

Extra kale recipes »


pomegranate pear arugula salad recipe

Pomegranate & Pear Inexperienced Salad with Ginger Dressing

Gluten-free and simply vegan

“This was the perfect wanting salad I’ve ever made, and the style lived as much as the looks. I cherished how vibrant and recent it was, and the ginger dressing added simply the correct quantity of zing and pulled the whole lot collectively. This was actually the centerpiece of my Christmas dinner desk, and everybody cherished it!” – Josh

Extra pomegranate recipes »


Amazing crispy roasted breakfast potatoes (also called home fries!) - cookieandkate.com

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Gluten-free and vegan

“I’ve made these at the least a half a dozen occasions! My husband, the potato fanatic, loves them. Tremendous simple and cooks up good and crispy whereas I make our eggs. No extra staring on the potatoes within the skillet and praying they don’t stick. Thanks, Kate!” – Heather

Extra potato recipes »


Lentil, chickpea and radish salad recipe

Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs

Vegan and gluten free

“Hello once more! Thanks a lot for this one! I made it for my husband and I and we cherished it a lot we made it for a current housewarming and everybody went wild… Despatched this one to a couple visitors who had requested a duplicate! Thanks!” — Krystal

Extra radish recipes »

Candy Potatoes

Delicious enchilada casserole stuffed with roasted veggies, black beans, salsa and spinach! This is a hearty and redeeming dinner recipe. cookieandkate.com

Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole

Gluten free and doubtlessly vegan

“The Roasted vegetable enchiladas had been scrumptious! Even relations who declare to not be followers of veggies ate this and had seconds. Rating one for plant based mostly goodness!!” – Erin

Extra candy potato recipes »

Winter Squash

These roasted butternut squash tacos with slaw are bursting with flavor and so good for you, too. cookieandkate.com

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

Simply gluten free and vegan

“Made these alongside together with your Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Tacos. We kinda combined and matched all of the toppings. It was all superb. This will likely be our new household favourite. Taco evening won’t ever be the identical:)
Thanks for the great recipes.” – Debbie

Extra butternut squash recipes » (additionally acorn squash and delicata squash)

Don’t overlook to tag your Instagram recipe photographs #cookieandkate so we are able to all see them! When you’re on the lookout for an ingredient that didn’t make the checklist, test my ingredient index for related recipes.

Extra assets you may recognize: 23 make-ahead breakfast recipes, 45 recipes that pack effectively for lunch, and 20 easy weeknight dinners. You may store my important kitchen gear right here. Don’t overlook to comply with us on Pinterest for a gradual stream of recipe inspiration!


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