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Healthy Gluten Free Dinner Ideas you can make for your family any day of the week! From chicken dinners, to vegetarian to vegan, there is something for everyone in your family. All simple, quick and easy gluten free meals that require only a few ingredients and are all super delicious.
Gluten free dinner ideas are sometimes tough to come up with especially if you are new to following a gluten free diet, trying to go gluten free or just trying to reduce the amount of gluten you are consuming.
So I have compiled a list of the best gluten free dinner recipes to help inspire you. All of these recipes are also healthy, quick and easy to make and only require a few simple ingredients. Oh, and they are all delicious too!
Tips for making gluten free dinners
- Prepare and mix up your own dressings, sauces and spice blends since most store-bought versions contain gluten or were manufactured in a facility that also manufactures non-gluten free products. Also, when you make your own you can store it and use it all week long and you know the ingredients since you made it!
- Always read the ingredients labels especially when choosing rice, pasta or breadcrumbs. Sometimes gluten free doesn’t mean it is healthier, so know your ingredients. If there is an ingredient on the list that you do not have in your pantry or do not know what it is then it may not be the best choice.
- Don’t stress! There are a lot of whole foods that are already naturally gluten free like most meats, fish, fruits and vegetables. So it is not too difficult to cook gluten free meals, you just need to be aware of the other more packaged ingredients you are using and what is in them.
- Stock up on gluten free replacement ingredients like gluten free flours, breadcrumbs, pasta, rice, soy sauce and spice blends. These are ingredients you can store in your pantry and will keep so you have them on hand for quick and easy gluten free meals, anytime!
Now onto the good stuff! Here are 25 of my BEST Gluten Free Dinner Ideas that your whole family will love!!
1. 10 Minute Curry Chicken Salad
This Curry Chicken Salad is so creamy and crunchy and just perfect wrapped up in some lettuce cups or all on it’s own. Made up of roasted chicken breast, crisp carrots, celery, onion, cashews and raisins for sweetness. Topped with the most addictive creamy curry yogurt sauce you will want to put on everything! It comes together in 10 minutes and is meal prep and kid-friendly.
2. 10 minute Healthy Turkey Meatballs
These crazy good 10 Minute Healthy Turkey Meatballs are so easy to make and are packed with hearty protein. A super simple recipe you can make in minutes for a healthy dinner and eat all week long. Made with lean ground turkey, breadcrumbs, parmesan and flavour packed herbs. Cooked completely in the air fryer until crispy outer layer perfection then tossed in a 2 ingredient sweet and spicy sauce. This is a meatballs recipe you must try!
3. Sausage and Pepper Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
These healthy stuffed Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes are an easy weeknight dinner recipe or appetizer your whole family will love. Perfectly roasted sweet potatoes filled with hearty sausage, onion, and pepper filling and topped with shaved parmesan cheese and baked until crispy and delicious.
4. Crispy Chickpea Kale Caesar salad
A Crispy Chickpea Kale Caesar Salad that is hearty, healthy and a meal all on its own. Dark leafy kale and romaine lettuce matched with amazing roasted sweet potatoes and crispy chickpeas, chopped walnuts, and red onion all topped with an amazing creamy tahini dressing. Vegetarian, easily vegan, gluten-free and a perfect meal-prep recipe!
5. Skinny Spinach Lasagna roll ups
Super simple cheesy Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups that are hearty and delicious and a lighter way to enjoy lasagna all in one cute package. Nutritious spinach, creamy melted cheese, tender lasagna noodles and silky tomato sauce all baked until soft and delicious. Vegetarian, easily gluten-free and a meatless meal everyone will go crazy for!
6. Vegetarian stuffed acorn squash
Vegetarian stuffed acorn squash is a quick and healthy main dish you can make for a fun weeknight dinner any day of the week. Packed with simple ingredients, only a few easy steps to pull together, plus it’s already gluten-freeand easily adaptable for any diet.
7. Healthy Turkey Burgers – Gluten Free
This incredibly juicy healthy turkey burger is a recipe you will want to make for your next burger night for sure. Packed with super simple ingredients like lean ground turkey, mustard, garlic and parsley all mixed into these perfect little burgers that you and your family will love. Gluten free and ready in under 20 minutes!
8. Quick and Easy Taco Stuffed Peppers
These are the very best quick and easy taco stuffed bell peppers. Your favorite taco filling simmered with ground turkey, brown rice, salsa, and taco seasoning all piled into a hearty bell pepper, topped with cheese and baked until soft and melty. So good! Easily made vegetarian or vegan. A healthy dinner recipe everyone will love!
9. Simple Instant Pot Turkey Chili
This easy Instant Pot Healthy Turkey Chili comes together in 20 minutes, is packed with hearty protein and veggies and is the most comforting winter meal. Full of smokey, spicy flavors all wrapped up in a bed of tomatoey, saucey, chili seasoned goodness that you just really need in your life. This is a recipe your kids will love and it is gluten free and simple to make any day of the week.
10. Rainbow Chicken Pad Thai
This easy homemade Rainbow Chicken Pad Thai is the perfect date night or weekday family meal that everyone will go crazy for. No need for take-out with this recipe. Vibrant, crisp veggies, tender, juicy chicken and soft rice noodles all mixed in a luscious salty and sweet pad thai sauce. Gluten-Free and ready in under 30 minutes.
11. Creamy Cauliflower Gnocchi – With Spinach & Mushrooms
Soft and fluffy cauliflower gnocchi, sautéed in a creamy dairy-free sauce with hearty mushrooms and spinach. The perfect low-carb weeknight dinner. Ready in less than 25 minutes, gluten-free and absolutely DELICIOUS!!!! Made with Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi.
12. Chickpea flour pizza
Crispy, gluten-free Chickpea Flour Crust Pizza topped with fresh tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and basil. Made entirely in one skillet and baked in the oven until super crispy and delicious. A healthier way to enjoy PIZZA!
13. Crispy Healthy Chicken Parmesan – Air Fryer Recipe
This Healthy Chicken Parmesan is breaded with a delicious panko and parmesan mixture and seasoned with garlic and Italian seasoning. It is air-fried without any oil at all but it still comes out super moist and crispy golden brown and tastes just like traditional chicken Parmesan. This super easy recipe requires only a few ingredients and can be ready in 10 minutes.
14. Simple Chickpea Chicken Salad – Vegan
Chickpeas replace chicken in this Simple Chickpea Chicken Salad. Made with hearty chickpeas, sweet grapes, crunchy celery and walnuts and creamy vegan mayo and dijon mustard. All combined into this protein packed, plant-based chicken salad. Only 15 minutes to make and it’s vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free! The perfect healthy dinner or snack.
15. The Best Healthy Turkey Meatloaf
This incredibly juicy Healthy Turkey Meatloaf is going to be the best recipe you will want to make again and again. Packed with nutritious veggies like bell peppers and carrots plus gluten free breadcrumbs and garlic that give it a great punch of flavor. It is moist and so tender on the inside with a sweet tomato glaze that really makes the whole thing.
16. 15 Minute Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Breast
This Crispy Air-Fryer Breaded Chicken Breast is such an easy meal you can have ready in 15 minutes. Tender, protein-rich chicken breast coated in an incredibly flavorful parmesan breadcrumb mixture, then air-fried to crispy, juicy perfection with no oil at all. A healthy chicken recipe you must try!
17. Easy Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies
This Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies makes the perfect healthy, quick and easy dinner you can make all on one pan in 20 minutes with no messy clean-up. It is loaded with fresh veggies, chicken sausage and Italian spices all roasted until golden and delicious. Gluten Free, Paleo and Low-Carb!
18. Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad
This healthy tuna pasta salad is packed with great crunch and flavor. It is made with gluten free pasta, protein-packed tuna, lots of fresh veggies and the most delicious creamy dill dressing. You can make it in minutes and it is one of the best tuna salad recipes ever! Plus it is totally gluten free!
19. Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken
Air fryer popcorn chicken is a lighter way to enjoy this delicious appetizer or main dish that everyone will love! This popcorn chicken recipe is gluten free, low carb and made a little healthier by making it from scratch using the air fryer.
20. Healthy Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
This Stuffed Pork Tenderloin is filled with a hearty blend of spinach, tomatoes and feta cheese and roasted until juicy and golden. It is an impressive and fun way to cook pork tenderloin that everyone will love! Gluten free and low carb.
21. Air Fryer Salmon
This air fryer salmon is seasoned simply with oil, salt and pepper and is cooked in the air fryer until perfectly golden. It is the best way to cook salmon and is an easy weeknight recipe that goes great with your favorite side dishes. Gluten free, paleo, whole30.
22. Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl
This Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl Recipe is a dish that everyone will love. Perfectly roasted sweet potatoes, seasoned cooked black beans, and sautéed garlicky kale all topped with an incredible avocado cream sauce. A quick and healthy dinner anyone can make.
23. Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas
Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas are so quick and easy to make and are incredibly delicious. Made with fresh veggies, chicken breast and a wonderful fajita seasoning. All cooked in the air fryer in 10 minutes! This recipe is low-carb, gluten-free, paleo and whole30.
24. Gluten Free Naan Pizza
This Naan Pizza recipe is so easy to make and it only takes less than 20 minutes. You can top the pizza with your favorite toppings and have a healthy dinner on the table in no time at all! Plus it is gluten free!
25. Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl
This roasted Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl is a wonderful healthy meal that everyone can enjoy! It is great for meal prep, totally customisable and it is both vegan and gluten free!
I hope you enjoy these amazing easy gluten free dinner ideas. Click below for even more healthy gluten free recipes.
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