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!

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

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

Naturally Gluten Free Appetizers, Dips & Sides

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

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

Cranberry Almond Protein Bars, Gimme Some Oven

Energy Cookies, from Cooking Classy (be sure to use gluten free oats)

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


  • 100-Calorie Cheese, Vegetable and Egg Muffins, from Averie Cooks
  • 2 Ingredient Coconut Bites, from Maria Ushkakova
  • 5-Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars, from Culinary Hill
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