Whether you have a gluten allergy or are looking to cut back on wheat products, rest assured: your dinner recipes can still produce all kinds of meal envy. From cauliflower pizza crust to heart pasta dishes, these crave-worthy dinners prove cooking gluten-free every day of the week is easy and achievable.
Vegan and Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Lasagna
Gluten- and dairy-free lasagna for dinner that’s as comforting as its classic counterpart? We are here for it! This vegan recipe relies on a handy slow-cooker, combining gluten-free noodles with cremini mushrooms, zucchini, butternut squash, marinara sauce and homemade cashew “cheese.”
Whole30 Coconut-Crusted Shrimp with Pineapple-Chili Sauce
Bring the tropics to your dinner table with this coconut-crusted shrimp recipe, enhanced further with a vibrant green sauce featuring cilantro, red pepper flakes, garlic, pineapple and lime juice.
Instant Pot Pozole Rojo
Mexican pozole is a traditional stew featuring hominy (coarsely ground corn), pork shoulder, chiles and a myriad of tasty herbs and spices. It’s typically accompanied with various toppings – like sliced radishes, tortilla chips and queso fresco – so guests can customize to their liking!
Ree’s Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Next pizza night, give your pie a crispy, veggie-filled crust with cauliflower, Parmesan and mozzarella. Top with your favourite seasonal toppings for a tasty, vegetable-filled dinner, or opt for a more classic version with mozzarella and basil.
Creamy Vegan Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo
This dairy-free vegan pasta recipe eschews cream, gluten and eggs, while still managing to taste decadent. Gluten-free brown rice noodles, along with a silky cashew Alfredo sauce and mushrooms combine to form an indulgent dish for every comfort food craving, regardless of dietary preference.
Cauliflower Steaks with Lemon Salsa Verde
Cauliflower has rightfully reserved its spot on menus everywhere (it’s nutritious, versatile and suitable for pretty much every diet), so bring it into your weekly dinner rotation, too! No, not as a side dish, but as the star, as showcased in this clever plant-based “steak” recipe.
Creamy Gluten-Free Kabocha Squash Gnocchi
You heard it here: gnocchi is far easier to make at home than the average cook assumes. This version uses nutrient-rich Japanese kabocha squash instead of white potato for a gorgeous hue and bold flavour. It’s also gluten-free thanks to a mix of brown rice flour and buckwheat flour. The garlic sage cream sauce is seriously addictive. Bon appetit!
30-Minute Grilled Chicken Thighs with Watermelon and Feta Salad
A vibrant 30-minute summer dinner that packs a flavour punch like this one is hard to beat. Read: grilled chicken marinated in garlic, lemon zest and oregano coupled with a refreshing watermelon, cucumber and feta salad. Drool!
Baked Falafel Sliders with Tabbouleh and Maple Tahini Sauce
Vegan, gluten- and dairy-free and so darn delicious, these baked falafel sliders are a dinner must-make, whether entertaining or dining solo. The homemade falafels combine chickpeas with chickpea flour, almond meal, ground flax and various other flavour-packed ingredients. And don’t skip out on making the maple tahini dressing or hemp tabbouleh!
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash with Marinara
Is there anything an Instant Pot can’t do? (Yes fine, there are these 10 foods you should never cook in one). But in general, it’s a time-saving kitchen staple. Here, the appliance makes cooking spaghetti squash far less labour-intensive. You’ll have gluten-free dinner on the table in less than an hour.
Paleo Steak and Egg Salad
Classic steak and eggs get the dinner treatment when placed atop a bed of salad greens. Simple, healthy and ultra-filling!
Roasted Moroccan-Style Vegetables
A colourful, high-fibre side featuring eggplant, sweet potato, grape tomatoes, apricots and a myriad of spices. Make it a main by adding your favourite protein (chicken, white fish or tofu will all complement the dish nicely).
Gluten-Free Mushroom and Ricotta Pizza
Hey there, gluten-free pizza lovers. We have three drool-worthy recipes to curb all your cheesy cravings. The first pie to satisfy: a vegetarian mushroom and ricotta version with a potato-based crust.
Gluten-Free Pineapple and Ham Pizza
Next up on the gluten-free pizza lover’s menu? A vibrant pineapple and Canadian ham version brightened up with smoked Gouda and cilantro for a sunny twist on the Hawaiian classic.
Gluten-Free Turkey Meatball Personal Pizzas
We’re sliding these adorable personal-sized meatball pizzas in front of you for family-friendly dinner inspiration. Whether or not everyone follows a gluten-free diet, let us assure you, no crumb will be left behind.
Spicy Corn and Bacon Frittata
Eggs are another staple gluten-free ingredient. And no, they’re not just for breakfast (proof: 40+ ways to eat them for dinner). This easy and seriously tasty frittata recipe combines eggs with bacon, ricotta cheese, Cheddar, green onions, corn kernels, pickled jalapenos and spicy marinana.
Another ultra-tasty gnocchi recipe that combines gluten-free flour, russet potatoes, a head of cauliflower, Parmesan and other simple ingredients. You’ll want to make this dish on repeat!