Healthy Gluten-Free Holiday Drinks — Menu Plan December 25

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Merry Christmas! I hope you are enjoying the holidays with friends and family. Or, just enjoying a peaceful day with healthy foods to fill you up. This is our last week of the Happy Healthy Holiday theme for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap. If you missed previous weeks, check out Healthier Gluten-Free CookiesHealthier Gluten-Free Sweet Treats, and Healthier Gluten-Free Vegetable Dishes. This week, we’re sharing ideas for Healthy Holiday Drinks to take us into the New Year celebrations, too. 

Don’t forget about the drinks you’re sipping this holiday season! Like many holiday recipes, they can be full of sugar, alcohol, and milk/cream, which can leave you feeling bloated, tired, and unbalanced. Here are some tasty alternatives that won’t make you feel left out of the holiday cheers!

All of these recipes I found are Gluten-Free (GF) and Dairy-Free (DF). Some are also Paleo (P), and/or Vegan (V). Some even have healthy, superfood ingredients, like antibacterial and antiviral herbs and spices, and vitamin-rich juices. Warm or cold, alcohol or not, use these festive recipes as a guide for healthier drink choices, but make any ingredient changes that work best for you.

Healthy, Gluten-Free Non-Alcoholic Drinks for the Holidays:

Gluten-Free, Healthier Alcoholic Cocktail Recipes:


Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Salmon w/Balsamic Glaze

Rainbow Apple Salad

White Chicken Chili

Christmas Day – Beef Tenderloin, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Veggies

Tuesday – leftovers

Wednesday – Eating Out

Thursday – Soup

Friday – Salmon with Balsamic Glaze, Rice, Green Beans

Saturday – Hamburgers, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Rainbow Apple Slaw

New Year’s Eve – Chicken Chili, Rice


Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Come back later to check this week’s post and see who else may be sharing their gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for winter produce.

Want to join Gluten-Free Menu Swap?

  • For this week’s roundup, email your menu link to celiacfamily[AT]gmail[DOT]com. Or, simply put your menu link in the comments below.
  • The Gluten-Free Menu Swap Page has the current schedule of themes and hosts. If you’d like to host a future week, please send me an email (celiacfamily[AT]gmail[DOT]com) with your preferred date and theme. We welcome suggested themes, too!

Need more menu ideas?

  • smallbuttonLaura at hosts Menu Plan Monday every week. You’ll find links to hundreds of meal plans (not necessarily gluten-free) there.
  • Or, check out some of my past menu plans.

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