Complete Christmas menu: Gluten-free
Some aspects of Christmas feasting are a real challenge for those with a gluten-intolerance or coeliac condition. If you're finding your feet when it comes to choosing safe foods to eat breeze through Christmas with our complete gluten-free menu...
Some aspects of Christmas feasting are a real challenge for those with a gluten-intolerance or coeliac disease. If you're finding your feet when it comes to choosing safe foods to eat, read our nutritionist's guide to gluten-free diets then breeze through Christmas with our complete gluten-free menu...
Indulge in all the festive fun of Christmas Day with our favourite recipes. If not stated, the recipes are completely gluten-free, or in some cases, we have provided slight adjustments and ingredient substitutions, without altering the flavour and quality of the dish. Whatever you decide to make, remember to check the labels of all ingredients to make sure they don't contain any hidden gluten.
Christmas Day morning
Set the tone for Christmas Day with some truly special bites. Creating the perfect gluten-free breakfast menu is easier than you think...
Tastes like bread and smells like bread, but won't leave those with gluten-intolerances uncomfortable and bloated. Make this seeded loaf ahead of time to accompany an array of festive favourites.
Malted walnut seed loaf
Prepare the day before and fill a glass jar with your favourite nuts and seeds - all you'll need to do on the day is set out fresh fruit and cold milk to add to your concoction.
Fruit & nut yogurt
Make on the day:
Omit the muffins, replace with our seeded loaf above and dig into this classic Christmas Day treat. Get practising now to perfect your poached eggs with help from our video guide.
Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon & chives
For those looking for a lighter option, this healthy compote is perfect - minimal chopping required and on the table in just 25 minutes.
Warm winter fruit with chestnuts
Guests arrive - midday
No one will even notice these nibbles cater for a special diet - from meaty morsels to moreish mince pies, these gluten-free treats will be snapped up in no time.
Make on the day:
Swap sausages for chewy halloumi in these popular bites - you only need three ingredients and under half an hour to get these on the table.
Halloumi & bacon rolls
Mince pies are a must on Christmas Day - this recipe uses gluten-free flour and mincemeat and is given a crunchy finish with a mixed nut topping.
Crumble-topped mince pies
These sweet, colourful stackers will look lovely on the buffet table and are light enough so that they won't spoil anyone's appetite.
Sweet potato stackers
Cheesy nibbles always go down a storm at parties, and these little festive pastries will be no exception.
Glamorgan cheese sausage rolls
Quick and easy bread twists are given texture and flavour with seeds and Parmesan.
Parmesan, poppy seed & caraway twists
Festive merriment isn't complete without a glass of something mulled. This concoction can be served over ice or warmed through and is best made the day before.
Make on the day
In just five minutes your guests can be sipping this bright yellow and very special cocktail.
Give your cosmos a Christmas edge with the addition of ginger wine.
A speedy classic that's ready in moments - make it non-alcoholic with sparkling water, perfect for children and designated drivers.
Read on for our complete gluten-free Christmas lunch menu...