Thanksgiving, is more than just a holiday it’s a season. It’s the time of the year that people take time to reflect on the things and people they’re most thankful for. People travel near and far to spend time with love ones and traditionally the feast is the anticipation of all gatherings.

If you are one of those ⅕ Americans who are on a strictly gluten-free diet, Thanksgiving can sometimes be trying times. But believe it or not it’s not impossible to make sure that everything on the table is safe for everyone’s diet. In Jennifer Katizingers recipe book, Gluten-free and Vegan Holidays you’re sure to find amazing recipes that’ll impress everyone at this years festivities. Check out one of the many recipes found in Gluten-free and Vegan Holidays below.

Autumn Spinach Salad

Having a Fresh Salad on Thanksgiving is a must for me. Fall Spinach is so rich and earthy and it lands a juicy reminder of the fresh season not so long ago. It really hits the spot with this slightly sweet dressing and the accompaniment of fall fruits and nuts.

  • I cup dried cherries

  • 2 cups finely chopped, light toasted hazelnuts

  • 3 bunches fresh spinach, leaves washed and dried, torn into bite-size pieces

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about one medium orange

  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar

  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil