gf and me’s summer holiday gluten free entertaining ideas

FireworksMonday is Canada Day, a time for celebrations and summer get togethers with family and friends. Here are gf and me’s top recipes for a great summer BBQ!  Try one or two or put them all together for an unforgettable summer BBQ! Happy Canada Day!

1. Simple Iced Coffee:

iced coffeeA great way to cool down and relax on a hot summer afternoon.

2. Cedar Plank Salmon:

salmon

Perfect for entertaining: you put the plank on the grill and forget about it! Full of sweet and savory flavour, cedar plank salmon is a true West Coast classic.

3. Roasted Potatoes:

roasted potatoes

Compliments everything from fish to chicken to beef. Make it on the grill, in the oven, or in your Tfal fryer.

3. Orange and Strawberry Spinach Salad:

spinach salad

This salad is sweet and light and takes in all the best that the July markets have to offer.

4. Baked Beans:

Mary's Baked Beans

The perfect make ahead side dish. Great for pot lucks!

5. Strawberry Shortcake:

gluten free chiffon cake

A truly fantastic dessert. The red and white topping makes this perfect for Canada Day.

6. Home Made Ice Cream:

gluten free ice cream

Who doesn’t love fresh ice cream? Make it with the kids while you wait for the fireworks to start. And since it’s Canada Day why not add a few chopped red maraschino cherries?

gf and me’s cedar plank salmon

You won’t believe how easy this is to prepare—and it tastes great! The salmon is moist and succulent and the rub caramelizes to produce a slightly sweet yet savory coating.

salmon

Serve this with gf and me’s spinach salad for a quick and light meal packed with nutrition. Perfect for those warm summer evenings.

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