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The Ultimate Guide To Naturally Gluten Free Recipes

The Ultimate Guide To Naturally Gluten Free Recipes

The Very Best From Around The Web

Of the tens of thousands (more?) food blogs on the web, it’s a fair guess that most of them are not gluten free food blogs. But plenty of general food blogs are rich in naturally gluten free recipes, often by accident. Here, I’ve brought them together in one ultimate guide!

The Ultimate Guide To Naturally Gluten Free Recipes. All the best recipes from around the web that are naturally GF!Photo Credit: Nagi, of Recipe Tin Eats (with permission)

This is primarily a baking blog. I consider it my mandate to provide recipes for the foods that you’ve been missing, now that you’re gluten free. That usually means baking recipes. I do get asked from time to time to provide more recipes for main dishes, and I happily oblige when I can (there are 70+ recipes in that blog category). But there’s a whole other universe of naturally gluten free recipes out there on the web by myriad talented food bloggers who aren’t the least bit gluten free. Since I concentrate my work mostly on recipes that are naturally gluten-y, but not necessarily my whole life, I’ve gathered together the very best naturally gluten free recipes from all over the web. Some of these recipes are ones I’ve found on the food blogs I read regularly, others from frantic last-minute Pinterest searches. I’ve mostly stayed away from corporate food sites, since personally I prefer to get my online recipes from food blogs.

Some recipes on this list need a gentle tweak to be naturally gluten free, and I’ve indicated as much in parentheses after the relevant links. For example, when a recipe suggests a granola topping, I remind you to use gluten free granola. Or when a recipe calls for soy sauce, I remind you to use tamari. Nothing more than that.

The recipes in this guide have been placed into 5 categories: Main Dishes, Appetizers/Dips/Sides, Breakfast, Snacks, and Desserts. I intend to grow this list over time, so if you’re a non-gluten-free food blogger and you would like me to include one of your naturally gluten free recipes in this guide, please leave a comment below and I’ll be sure to take a look!

Naturally Gluten Free Main Dishes

Skinny Honey Lemon Chicken from Gimme Some Oven
Creamy Cauliflower Soup from As Easy As Apple Pie
Soy Sauce Sweet Potato Noodles, from Love and Olive Oil (be sure to use tamari instead of the soy sauces)
Cauliflower Pizza Crust, from One Little Project At A Time
Parmesan Crusted Salmon, from Six Sisters’ Stuff (be sure to use gluten free bread crumbs)
Chipotle-Style Chicken Burrito Bowl, from Gimme Delicious
Chicken Quinoa Burrito Bowls, from Gimme Some Oven
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili, from Gimme Some Oven
Baked Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken, from Sally’s Baking Addiction (be sure to use tamari instead of soy sauce)
Slow Cooker Chicken Chili, from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Chicken and Vegetable Noodle Soup, from Recipe Tin Eats (be sure to use gluten free noodles)
One Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken Potato Bake, from Recipe Tin Eats
Asian Chicken Kebabs, by My Baking Addiction (be sure to use tamari instead of soy sauce)
Chicken with Herb Roasted Tomatoes, from Handle the Heat (be sure to use gluten free Worcestershire sauce)
Spatchcocked Thanksgiving Turkey, from Serious Eats
Sweet Baked Ham, from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe (be sure to use a gluten free ham)
One Pot Mushroom Spinach Artichoke Pasta, from Damn Delicious (be sure to use gluten free pasta)
Spicy Cauliflower Burgers, from Pinch of Yum (be sure to use gluten free bread crumbs + gluten free buns)
Chicken Lime Soup, from Budget Bytes
Creamy Garlic Scallops, from Rasa Malaysia
Chicken Tagine, from Leite’s Culinaria
One Pan Mexican Quinoa, from Damn Delicious

Naturally Gluten Free Appetizers, Dips & Sides

Naturally Gluten Free Appetizers Dips and Sides. The best recipes from around the web!Photo credit: Jaclyn of Cooking Classy (with permission)

Garlic Cheese Quinoa Zucchini Fritters, from Diethood
Classic Fried Rice, from Gimme Some Oven
Spiralized Lemon Feta Greek Cucumber Salad, from Skinnytaste
Parmesan Thyme Potato Stacks, from See and Savor
Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Shoestring Fries, from Sweet C’s Designs
Baked Carrot and Zucchini Fries, from MJ and Hungryman
Pepperoni Polenta Pizza Bites, from Baker by Nature (be sure to use gluten free precooked polenta)
Baba Ganoush, from My Natural Family
Old Fashioned Gluten Free Cornbread, from Gluten Free on a Shoestring
Sun Dried Tomato Basil Hummus, from Cooking Classy
Avocado Hummus, from Cooking Classy
Crispy Yukon Gold Potato Latkes, from Our Best Bites
Perfect Mashed Potatoes, from Simply Recipes
Cranberry Sauce, from Simply Recipes
Classic Deviled Eggs, from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe (be sure to use gluten free Worcestershire sauce)
Buffalo Chicken Dip, from Damn Delicious
Polenta French Fries with Tarragon Aioli, from Spoon Fork Bacon
Perfect Roasted Vegetables, from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
Cauliflower Puree with Thyme, from Once Upon a Chef

Naturally Gluten Free Breakfast Recipes

The Ultimate Guide To Naturally Gluten Free Breakfast Recipes. The very best recipes from around the web!

100-Calorie Cheese, Vegetable and Egg Muffins, from Averie Cooks
Shakshuka, from The Cooking Jar
Apple Pie Smoothie, from Simply Recipes
Frittata Base Recipe, from Naturally Ella
Grain Free Granola, from Minimalist Baker
Christmas Baked Eggs, from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
Superfood Breakfast Smoothie, from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
Buckwheat Pancakes, from A Cozy Kitchen
Inner Goddess Raspberry Breakfast Bowls, from Pinch of Yum (be sure to use gluten free granola for topping)
Butternut Squash Breakfast Hash, from Love & Lemons
Coco Banana Date Shake, from Sprouted Kitchen
Chia Breakfast Bowl, from 101 Cookbooks (be sure to use gluten free granola for topping)
Maple Almond Granola, from Gluten Free on a Shoestring
Crispy Breakfast Skillet Hash, from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Maple Banana Baked Oatmeal, from Serious Eats (be sure to use gluten free oats)

Naturally Gluten Free Snacks

The Ultimate Guide To Naturally Gluten Free Snacks. The very best recipes from around the web!

Cranberry Almond Protein Bars, Gimme Some Oven
Gluten Free Chex Mix, from Iowa Girl Eats
Homemade Kettle Corn, from The Kitchn
Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almonds, from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Endives with Oranges and Almonds, from Smitten Kitchen
Crispy Roasted Chickpeas, from Steamy Kitchen
Crispy Kale Chips, from Steamy Kitchen
No Crust Pepperoni Pizza, from Closet Cooking
Single Ingredient Pear Crisps, from Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen
Healthy Homemade Strawberry Gummy Bears, from Desserts With Benefits
2 Ingredient Coconut Bites, from Maria Ushkakova
Quick and Easy Dill Refrigerator Pickles, from Once Upon a Chef
Peanut  Butter No Bake Energy Bites, from Gluten Free on a Shoestring
Mango Fruit Rollups, from Just a Taste
Barbecue Sweet Potato Chips, from Serious Eats
Flawless Kale Chips, from Oh She Glows

Naturally Gluten Free Desserts

Naturally Gluten Free Desserts. The best recipes from around the web!Photo Credit: Sue of The View From Great Island (with permission)

French Macarons, Step by Step, from Annie’s Eats
Easy No-Fail Meringue Cookies, from Bakers Royale
Homemade Snickers Bars, from How Sweet Eats
Italian Almond Cookies, from Barefeet in the Kitchen (be sure to use gluten free almond paste)
5-Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars, from Culinary Hill
Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies, from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Chocolate Fruit Dip, from Cooking Classy
Apple Cider Caramels, from Cooking Classy
Baked Apples, from Simply Recipes
Salt Water Taffy, from Our Best Bites
Mosaic Heart Jello Jigglers, from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
Rice Krispie Treats, from Cookies & Cups (be sure to use gluten free crispy rice cereal, like Erewhon, and gluten free marshmallows, like Campfire or Kraft)
Dark Chocolate Detox Bites, from The View From Great Island
Fudgesicles, from Orangette

Don’t forget to Pin this post so you can reference it again and again. It’s going to come in handy!

Do you have other favorite naturally gluten free recipes from general food blogs around the web? Let me know in the comments, and I’ll take a look. If it seems like a good fit, I’ll include the link in this guide!

The Ultimate Guide To Naturally Gluten Free Recipes. Over 100 of the very best naturally GF recipes from around the web!

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  • Charlotte Moore
    January 25, 2016 at 2:12 AM

    The Energy Cookies by Cooking Classy has whole wheat flour. Sure not GF.

    • Annette Morgan
      January 25, 2016 at 7:17 AM

      Charlotte Moore whole wheat flour is not gluten free. If you make those, use Nicole’s 1 to 1 flour or any other Gluten Free flour you like. Good catch

    • January 25, 2016 at 8:40 AM

      You’re 100% right, Charlotte!! I’ve removed them from the list. So sorry about that. I’ve gone through and rechecked all the other links in that category, and they’re all safe. Thank you for pointing that out!!

  • Tekla
    January 22, 2016 at 10:19 AM

    This is just an amazing list! Thank you for putting it together and making our work in finding all the good food easier.
    I’m a danish glutenfree foodblogger and I use your side as inspiration very often. Your pictures are really beautiful and I take much inspiration from how you present your food. Making a list like this in danish is now on my to- do list ;)

  • Jennifer S.
    January 20, 2016 at 4:45 PM

    wow – this is mind blowing and awesome. Thanks Nicole!

    • Jennifer S.
      January 20, 2016 at 4:46 PM

      oh and almost everything I make from the well fed blog is gluten free. It’s technically paleo but it’s good wholesome food. I also like Beard & Bonnet she does a lot of naturally gluten free items…. :)

    • January 20, 2016 at 5:36 PM

      Good to know, Jennifer! I definitely know Beard & Bonnet, but have only a passing familiarity with Well Fed. Thanks!

  • caitebird
    January 20, 2016 at 1:10 PM

    Great links! Can’t wait to try the home made snickers bars…just sayin. My kids are beyond excited every time i tell them I’m making something from this blog. It’s helped bring the taste of gluten comfort (while remaining gluten free) back for my 6 and 7 year old who haven’t been able to eat it for two years since my son got sick, so thank you for that! My daughter loves the deep dish pizza recipe and is convinced that it “even tastes better than the gluten kind.” I know this comment isn’t strictly about this post, but I wanted to be able to say thank you and that I will be ordering your book. Cheers!

    • January 20, 2016 at 5:37 PM

      That’s so great, Caitebird! Your daughter sounds like a genius, by the way.

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