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Brilliant Gluten Free Coconut Macaroons, GF, Sugarfree option

I love the sweet chewiness of a coconut macaroon but the sugar content in the commercial products was always too much for my tastes. Until I made these...They are divine and healthy! And guess what? they are super easy to make gluten free!

Gluten Free Strawberry Chicken Spinach Salad with dressing recipe

I love leftover night and this Gluten-Free Strawberry Chicken Spinach Salad is a big favorite at our house.  I use leftover roasted chicken, sliced strawberries or dried cranberries, artisan greens, fresh spinach, chopped walnuts or pecans, Parmesan or Feta cheese and the wonderful raspberry poppy seed dressing that I buy from Aldi or make your own from the following recipe!    Yummo.....:)   a little red onions on top are nice on it too.
Gluten Free Strawberry Chicken Spinach Salad with dressing recipe
Yes,  that's my Spectacular gluten free bread. :) Hope you all have a great weekend!!
This recipe is linked to Gluten-Free Wednesdays

Skinny Gluten Free Strawberry Chicken Spinach Salad

Salad Ingredients
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach or artisan greens or combination, rinse and dry
  • 10-15 large strawberries, cored and sliced.  Dried cranberries are good too
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese, crumbled or Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts or candied pecans, chopped
  • sliced red onion-opt

Dressing Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup coconut palm sugar (or Sweetleaf Stevia for sugar free) to taste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 strawberries or raspberries, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


  1. In a large bowl, mix the spinach, strawberries, chicken, cheese and nuts.
  2. In a blender, place the sugar, salt, vinegar, fruit and oil, and blend until smooth. 
  3. Stir in the poppy seeds. 
  4. Pour 1/4-1/3 of the dressing over the spinach and strawberries, and toss to coat.  
  5. Put the rest in a large jar and serve at the table.