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Vegan & gluten free friend

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Mrsmememe Sun 06-Oct-19 13:44:45

Hello, I’m having a couple of friends over soon and one guest is vegan and gluten free (she’s intolerant). I’m vegetarian myself but struggling for ideas what to make that would suit all.
I was thinking some tapas type dishes.
Can anyone help with some inspiration please?
Also struggling with dessert as she says she’s allergic to chocolate and oranges (she isn’t, she will eat white chocolatier but let’s humour her for the greater good).
Many thanks in advance.

littleorangecat22 Sun 06-Oct-19 14:14:18

People who have an allergy to chocolate can often eat white chocolate because it's not choclate and has no cocoa in it.

What about this?

AdaColeman Sun 06-Oct-19 15:58:31

You could make ratatouille and serve it with rice or polenta for a main dish, with possibly a green salad as well.
Autumn fruits like plums apples blackberries pears simmered together to make a compote, maybe served with gluten free biscuits, would be a simple pudding.
It you do the tapas option, you could do things like garlic mushrooms, green beans or butter beans in a tomato sauce, red pepper & tomato salad, grilled aubergine slices etc etc.

Have a lovely evening! wine wine wine

JayeAshe Sun 06-Oct-19 16:16:59

Rachael Ray's veg head chili
Using veg stock not beer... and if there is any difficulty finding the refried beans, it is perfectly possible (and cheaper ) to substitute with mushy peas if you correct the seasoning with some extra cumin and lime juice.

The accompaniments suggested could include guacamole instead of cream.

Fettuccinecarbonara Sun 06-Oct-19 16:17:19

You could do a meat free chilli (using quorn mince, green lentils, chilli beans in chilli sauce, taco beans, baked beans and chilli powder) served with rice and Nachos (check label).

For pudding you could have sorbet?

JayeAshe Sun 06-Oct-19 16:19:06

The cheese (oops not cream) is nice but not essential...

VirtualHamster Sun 06-Oct-19 16:23:39

Quorn mince isn't vegan

QueenOfCatan Sun 06-Oct-19 16:27:55

There is a vegan quorn mince but it has gluten in.

I had/have a mostly vegan/gf diet and ate a lot of chilli and curry, curry is really easy to jazz up and turn into a lovely big meal (mind naans though, they often have yoghurt in) Dessert wise my go to recipes are all chocolate based really so not helpful, but minimalist baker has loads of things which are vegan and gluten free and you'll likely find something there!

PurpleDaisies Sun 06-Oct-19 16:29:30

I wouldn’t use quorn (even the vegan ones) because people can be quite allergic to it.

This is a fab white bean chilli recipe. Just leave out the cheese and use a gluten free beer.

BuffaloCauliflower Sun 06-Oct-19 16:30:37

Anything Deliciously Ella. A nice veggie tagine with short grain brown rice perhaps?

PurpleDaisies Sun 06-Oct-19 16:34:28

These potatoes would make a nice tapas dish with a non-spicy salsa

Or you could do a Patatas bravas type dish

bakesalesally Sun 06-Oct-19 16:38:57

You can make lots of lovely vegan gluten free foods. Think about curries, a stuffed squash, or even vegan keto foods. What sort of evening meal are you planning for the other guests?

Veterinari Sun 06-Oct-19 16:40:57

Vegan shepherds pie
Vegan chilli
Vegan tacos (corn)
Veg curry (using Indian or Thai curry spices) with rice or rice noodles
Veg stir fry with rice noodles (avoid soy sauce it has gluten)
Marinated tofu with peanut satay
Gado gado
Vegan sausages with mash and gf gravy
GF vegan lasagne
GF pasta with sauce
Quinoa tabbouleh

bakesalesally Sun 06-Oct-19 16:42:55

mumwon Sun 06-Oct-19 16:54:39

veg tagine with rice (chickpeas, sweetpots, etc) crumble (gluten free flour put in cinnamon to give colour) serve with vegan ice cream
have olives & fresh toms with basil etc to start with & some nuts as snack after with fresh fruit (check what other things people cant tolerate)

ivykaty44 Sun 06-Oct-19 16:55:03

Jackfruit pulled pork
Fruit kebabs frizzed with dark 80%chocolate or frozen banana dipped in dark chocolate
Or this website has vegan desserts which are naturally gluten free

fishonabicycle Sun 06-Oct-19 17:06:32

Loads of veg curries, poached pears.

ivykaty44 Sun 06-Oct-19 17:17:47

Homemade rice pudding, just don’t make with cows milk

SarahHackey91 Sun 06-Oct-19 17:20:35

Vegetable themed pasta with glutton free pasta. Quick and easy.

Rachelover60 Sun 06-Oct-19 17:45:28

Gluten free pasta tastes the same as any pasta with a sauce. Tomato, basil and marscarpone sauce is nice, you could add some button mushrooms. I'd eat a lot of that!

You can buy gluten free puddings, look online. There's always fresh fruit, strawberries and raspberries with cream, very nice.

Nairns oatcakes with cheese afterwards.

PurpleDaisies Sun 06-Oct-19 17:46:19

Did you miss the vegan stipulation Rachel. smile

Ricekrispie22 Mon 07-Oct-19 06:09:37

Tagine with gluten free couscous

Satay sweet potato curry

Spiced aubergine bake and mash

Sweet potato tex mex salad

Lentil cottage pie

Quinoa salad with Violife vegan feta cheese alternative

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