Here are the essential gluten free dairy free recipes to try! These dinner, lunch, breakfast and dessert ideas are deliciously satisfying.
“Gluten free dairy free” might sound restrictive to some. But if you eat that way, you know if you find the right recipes, there’s absolutely nothing lacking in flavor. Cut out gluten and dairy and you’ve got a wide range of recipes that are absolutely irresistible: from stir fries to sheet pan meals to nachos. Here are our top essential recipes, with a focus on dinner first. Then keep reading for more ideas for gluten and dairy free desserts, snacks, breakfasts too!
Here’s a go-to gluten free dairy free recipe: this colorful shrimp stir fry! It’s quick to put together and the umami-packed stir fry sauce is full of irresistible flavor. Add your favorite vegetables to make a super-satisfying dinner that pleases everyone around the table.
Here's a solution to an easy gluten free dairy free dinner that pleases everyone: this baked salmon and asparagus recipe! It’s simple, it’s elegant, but it tastes like something you’d order at a restaurant. Roasting it up on a sheet pan with lemon slices and fresh herbs adds effortless flavor that feels fresh yet refined.
Here’s a Tex Mex gluten free dairy free favorite that no one can turn down…and it’s a great way to infuse loads of veggies without giving it a second thought. Try these Vegetarian Faijtas! It stars our favorite fajita veggies, blackened in the oven and finished on the stove, with pinto beans cooked in a flavorful fajita sauce. Serve with corn or grain free tortillas.
Here’s a gluten free dairy free dinner that takes just 30 minutes and results in so much flavor…you’ll put it on your regular rotation immediately. Try this Tofu Curry! The brilliant red broth is flavored with coconut milk and red curry paste, with the zing of lime and a hint of spicy sweetness. Serve with rice.
What’s better than a big pan of nachos? (Answer: not much.) This Tex Mex favorite is one of life’s great pleasures, and we’re here for them. They work as a simple dinner, with corn-based tortilla chips and all the fixings! For gluten free dairy free, use cashew cream instead of sour cream.
There’s nothing like the sweet savory combination of honey garlic glaze and juicy shrimp. The best part?It takes 10 minutes to make. This one is hits all the comforting, satisfying dinner notes with a lightning fast prep speed. It’s hard to find those recipes with that elusive trifecta of healthy, easy and delicious: and this one has it in spades.
Here’s the epitome of a healthy gluten free dairy free bowl meal: this Simplest Salmon Bowl! The tender, seasoned fish is offset with rice, crisp tender broccoli, and covered in an easy, creamy flavor popping sauce. Try the Tahini Dressing or Miso Dressing, and prepare to be amazed.
This Hawaiian bowl of seasoned raw fish, rice and crunchy veggies has caught on here on the mainland, and everybody’s doing it! And guess what? You can easily make poke in the comfort of your own home: it’s perfect for a gluten free dairy free weeknight meal, or even better for a showy meal for entertaining.
Looking for delicious, filling gluten free dairy free recipes? This vegan chili is for you.Yep, this one is our best chili recipe yet and it’s totally plant based! It’s hard to find someone who will turn it down! It’s full of savory flavor starring beans, quinoa, and a hint of adobo sauce for complexity.
Why not harness the magic of the shrimp boil for an every day meal? This sheet pan shrimp boil in oven is an easy way to make it on a weeknight: no large pot or fire required! It's tasty to whip up and deliciously seasoned with Old Bay.
Scallops have a beautiful, mild sweet flavor that’s easy to love: and there’s nothing better than that perfect seared crispy outside. This makes and elegant gluten free dairy free meal, with rice and a side of asparagus or broccoli. And, they take only 5 minutes to cook!
These Mexican sweet potatoes are the perfect blend of sweet and savory. The spicy black bean salsa is the perfect complement to the light sweetness of the potato, and topped with creamy dairy free cilantro sauce, it’s a little bit of heaven.
Try this irresistible BBQ Tofu recipe! Each bite has just the right chewy texture, bathed in a silky, sweet, savory sauce. You’ll want to keep eating it for days. This recipe is easy to put together and a great starter recipe for eaters who are wary of the stuff.
Here's a perfect gluten free dairy free trick for you: seared ahi tuna! It's one of the most delicious foods on the planet, and it literally cooks in less than 5 minutes! Put it together with leftover veg or rice and you’ve got a quick dinner.
On the lookout for easy gluten free dairy free dinner ideas? Vegan Taco Salad to the rescue! This genius recipe comes to you by the magic of Walnut Taco Meat: a tasty way to make a plant-based version of ground beef. Turns out, walnuts, mushrooms and spices do a spot on job of simulating the savory goodness of meat crumbles. Top with salsa and enjoy.
Here's a healthy dinner idea: the tastiest cauliflower stir fry! Fry the florets until lightly charred and tender, then add bell peppers and a punchy stir fry sauce. It’s the best way to make eating your veggies irresistible! Try it as a healthy side dish or an easy plant based dinner (with the protein adders below).
This gluten free dairy free sheet pan dinner is all about loading on the veggies! This recipe has 4 of our best vegetables to eat all at one time: and it’s seriously tasty, too. It’s perfect to meal prep for healthy dinners or lunches throughout the week.
Looking for a healthy and easy weeknight meal? Try this shrimp and broccoli! The pair are cooked with soy sauce and and rice vinegar until bright and savory. The contrast of the crisp tender broccoli against the juicy shrimp is really something. Serve it with rice or noodles to make it a complete meal that comes together quickly.
Here’s one to file under dinnertime basics: this Easy Rice Bowl! This 30 minute dinner features these easy black beans, a trick to make a bland can of beans taste amazing in 5 minutes. Pair it with rice and colorful veggies. Serve with Cashew Cilantro Sauce for dairy free!
Here’s a favorite gluten free dairy free recipe: our Best Ever Lentil Soup! Yes, we're pulling out the superlatives because this one is so delicious, you’ll feel like you’re wrapped in a cozy hug. Did we mention it’s a plant based dinner recipe, too?
Need a fast and easy dinner recipe...in 5 minutes? Try these amazing egg tacos! The chorizo-style eggs make a meaty filling, and they're topped with simple dressing: pico de gallo, red onion, and hot sauce. Serve with corn or grain free tortillas!
This delicious gluten free dairy free Italian soup is the epitome of delicious. The combination of hearty, tangy broth and garlicky white beans make it a recipe we repeat again and again around here. Plus, people tell us it tastes like pizza! (We agree.)
Here's an easy, healthy lunch idea that you can make in 5 minutes! Throw chickpeas together with cucumber and red pepper, stir with olive oil and red wine vinegar, and you've got an incredible Mediterranean-style plant based salad that tastes like it took all day. Serve with gluten free crackers.
Last up, a gluten free dairy free snack recipe that's essential for a quick bite! Just mix a handful of simple ingredients together and bam! You’ve got an instant homemade snack that’s infinitely more delicious than store-bought granola bars or energy bites. Even better, they’ve got a good amount of protein and fiber for a tiny ball.
Make the stir fry sauce: Whisk together all ingredients until a smooth sauce forms.
Cook the vegetables: In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium high heat. Add the broccoli or broccolini, bell pepper and mushrooms. Add 2 pinches kosher salt and cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp tender. Remove the vegetables to bowl.
Cook the shrimp: Add the additional 1 tablespoon sesame oil to the pan. Add the shrimp and green onions. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes until the shrimp are almost opaque, turning once. Then add back the vegetables and the sauce. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the sauce is thickened.