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Quinoa tabbouleh, Cookstr Gluten-free Recipes

Gluten-free quinoa tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad. — Carnet/photocuisine/Corbis

Whether you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance — or just want to try a gluten-free diet — these recipes will make your meal planning a little easier.

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Even though forgoing gluten means cutting out, among other things, all foods made with wheat, you won't miss them a bit while enjoying these six flavorful and filling dishes.

1. Quinoa Tabbouleh
by Robin Robertson

With quinoa, vegetables and beans, this Middle Eastern salad is hearty on its own, but you can top it with grilled chicken if you're craving something extra.

Per serving: 375 calories, 3g saturated fat, 39g carbohydrates, 9g protein, 7g fiber

2. Leaf-Wrapped Asian Sole

by Victoria Blashford-Snell and Brigitte Hafner

Superlight and airy, this steamed sole with soy-ginger drizzle may become a favorite meal. It's delicious served with grilled or steamed vegetables and seasoned rice.

Per serving: 193 calories, 1g saturated fat, 2g carbohydrates, 32g protein, 1g fiber

3. Lentils With Chiles, Pork and Fruit  
by Diana Kennedy

Pineapple, pork and cinnamon are the perfect flavor combination in this stewlike dish.

Per serving: 392 calories, 4g saturated fat, 44g carbohydrates, 26g protein, 14g fiber

4. Spaghetti Squash With Zucchini, Garlic and Tomato Sauce
by Diane Morgan

There's a reason it's called spaghetti squash — it's a wonderful substitution for the flour-based pasta. Keep leftover squash for later, to try it with a different tomato or alfredo sauce.

Per serving: 237 calories, 5g saturated fat, 20g carbohydrates, 6g protein, 1g fiber

5. Herb and Goat Cheese Frittata
by Victoria Blashford-Snell and Brigitte Hafner

Get creative with this frittata by using your favorite cheese, herbs and veggies.

Per serving: 189 calories, 5g saturated fat, 2g carbohydrates, 10g protein, 0g fiber

6. Chicken Legs With Braised Peas and Onions
by Gordon Ramsay

This flavorful meal is easy to make, relying on basic ingredients and seasonings, including fresh thyme, garlic and olive oil.

Per serving: 624 calories, 13g saturated fat, 31g carbohydrates, 41g protein, 11g fiber

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