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20 Top Gluten and Dairy-Free Recipes

Written by Ana Reisdorf, MS, RD on March 21, 2024


There are many reasons someone might follow a gluten- and dairy-free diet. It could be due to an allergy or intolerance to these ingredients. Perhaps it’s a personal preference. Some folks may just feel better without them. Maybe you’re just looking for some good gluten-free dairy-free recipes to serve at gatherings. 

Fortunately, there are plenty of delicious recipes that fit the bill. Cooking without gluten and dairy has come a long way now that avoiding these ingredients has become more normalized. We no longer need to be concerned about missing out on important nutrients when going gluten and dairy-free, either. There are a variety of substitutions that can be made that produce a similar result, flavorwise and nutritionally. 

If you’re looking for some of the best gluten and dairy-free recipes, you’re in the right place. 

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Check out these 20 tasty, easy-to-make recipes that utilize a variety of ingredients. 

1. Kale Salad with Squash and Brussels Sprouts

Fresh kale leaves are tossed with roasted squash, crispy Brussels sprouts, pomegranate seeds, and a dressing made with softened dates for a satisfying and nutritious meal. Top with Chomps Habanero Beef sticks if desired. Perfect for a light and flavorful lunch or as a colorful side dish, this gluten and dairy-free recipe is packed with wholesome ingredients that will leave you feeling energized and satisfied.

2. Ground Beef Stroganoff

Savory ground beef cooked with tender mushrooms and onions in a rich, creamy sauce made from coconut milk and beef broth creates a luscious and satisfying dish. Serve over your favorite gluten-free spiral noodles or cauliflower rice for a meal everyone will love.

3. Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Charcuterie Board

Elevate your entertaining with this gluten-free and dairy-free charcuterie board recipe. Bursting with vibrant colors and flavors, this spread features a delicious assortment of cured meats, fresh fruits, nuts, and dairy-free cheeses. 

4. Gluten-Free Pizza Crust (Dairy-Free and Vegan)

With a homemade gluten-free pizza crust that's crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, topped with your favorite sauce, cheese, and toppings, every bite is a delight. Whether you're gluten intolerant or simply looking for a delicious pizza option, this recipe promises to deliver the perfect slice every time.

5. Fluffy Gluten-Free Pancakes (Dairy-Free!)

Savor the fluffy perfection of these gluten-free and dairy-free pancakes. With a simple blend of gluten-free flour, xanthan gum, eggs, baking powder, and almond milk, these pancakes are light, airy, and utterly delicious. Enjoy a stack topped with your favorite fruits, syrup, or dairy-free whipped cream for a delightful breakfast or brunch that's sure to please everyone at the table.

6. Creamy One Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Tender chicken, oregano, basil, parsley, shallots, garlic, broth, coconut milk, and white wine vinegar come together to make this luxurious and satisfying dish. With easy cleanup and minimal fuss, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknights when you crave a comforting and flavorful meal without compromising on dietary restrictions.

7. Gluten-Free Chili (Dairy-Free)

Made with tender ground beef, beans, tomato paste, and a blend of aromatic spices, this chili is a cozy meal perfect for chilly nights. Whether you're gluten-sensitive or just craving a bowl of comforting goodness, this easy-to-make chili will surely become a family favorite.

8. Balsamic Beet and Mushroom Salad

Tender slices of Chomps Original Beef sticks, sautéed mushrooms, and crisp greens are tossed together with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette for a flavorful and nutritious dish. Perfect for a light lunch or dinner, this gluten and dairy-free recipe offers a delicious combination of protein, vegetables, and flavors that will leave you feeling nourished and satisfied.

9. Gluten-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

This comforting dish features tender gluten-free elbows in a sauce made with vegan butter, spices, and non-dairy cheese. Whether you're following a vegan lifestyle or have dietary restrictions, this satisfying mac and cheese recipe promises to satisfy your cravings for a classic comfort food favorite. Try it next time you need a gluten-free dairy-free dinner for the whole family.

10. Gluten-Free Brownies (Dairy-Free!)

Yes, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes work for dessert too! Rich, fudgy, and intensely chocolatey, these brownies are made with wholesome ingredients like teff flour (or buckwheat) and cocoa powder for a decadent treat. Perfect for those with gluten sensitivities or anyone who loves a good brownie, this recipe ensures every bite is chocolate bliss.

11. Black Bean Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Tender shredded chicken, hearty black beans, and rotisserie chicken are wrapped in gluten-free tortillas and smothered in a flavorful homemade enchilada sauce. Perfect for a cozy dinner or entertaining guests, this satisfying dish offers a delicious twist on a classic Mexican favorite, accommodating dietary needs without sacrificing taste.

12. Whole30 Burrito Bowls

Featuring an array of ingredients like Chomps Original Beef sticks and an assortment of colorful vegetables, these bowls are packed with flavor and nutrition. Topped with creamy Jalapeño cashew “sour crema”, avocado, and salsa, these burrito bowls offer a wholesome and satisfying meal that's perfect for a quick and healthy dinner option.

13. Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Tender chicken breast with Cajun spices, mixed with colorful bell peppers and onions with a creamy cashew-based dairy-free sauce offers a deliciously satisfying meal. Perfect for those with dietary restrictions or anyone seeking a wholesome yet indulgent dinner option, this recipe brings the bold flavors of Cajun cuisine to your table with ease.

14. Amaranth Porridge (Instant Pot or Stovetop)

Nutrient-rich amaranth grains are cooked in almond milk to perfection with ripe bananas, cinnamon, maple syrup, and optional protein powder, creating a creamy and satisfying porridge that's both delicious and nourishing. Perfect for busy mornings, this recipe offers a convenient and wholesome breakfast option that will keep you fueled and ready to tackle the day ahead.

15. Dairy-Free Chicken and Rice Casserole

Tender chicken, broccoli, cremini mushrooms, vegan cheese, and hearty rice are combined to create a rich and satisfying dish. Perfect for a cozy family dinner or meal prep, this gluten-free casserole offers all the comforting flavors of a classic favorite without compromising on dietary needs.

16. Broccoli Fried Rice

Fresh broccoli over brown rice with protein-packed eggs and Original Beef Chomps sticks are stir-fried with fragrant garlic and ginger. Perfect for a quick and easy dinner that the whole family will love, this dish is a nutritious twist on a classic favorite.

17. Salmon Rice Crunch Bowl

Grilled salmon fillets, marinated in a tangy garlicky sauce, are served atop a bed of fluffy rice alongside vegetables and creamy avocado slices, carrots, radishes, and cucumbers. With its combination of protein, healthy fats, and wholesome grains, this nourishing bowl offers a satisfying and flavorful gluten-free dairy-free dinner that's both delicious and nutritious.

18. Easy Gluten-Free Lasagna (Dairy-Free!)

You might be surprised to see that lasagna can be gluten-free dairy-free, but it can! Layers of tender gluten-free lasagna noodles, savory marinara sauce, ground beef, creamy dairy-free ricotta made from macadamia nuts, and optional vegan parmesan come together to create a satisfying and indulgent dish. Perfect for gatherings or cozy nights, this lasagna promises all the rich flavors and textures of the traditional version, without the gluten or dairy, making it a crowd-pleaser for everyone to enjoy.

19. Lentil Soup

Warm up with a bowl of our favorite lentil soup, a gluten-free and vegan delight. Packed with hearty lentils, vegetables, and aromatic spices, this comforting soup is a wholesome and satisfying meal perfect for any time of the year.

20. Stuffed Mango and Quinoa Avocados

Elevate your avocado game with these stuffed mango and quinoa avocados. Ripe avocados are filled with a refreshing mixture of quinoa, Jalapeno Beef Chomps sticks, mango, corn, and zesty lime juice, creating a delicious small dish that's perfect for a light lunch or appetizer.

Wrapping Up Our Top Gluten and Dairy-Free Recipes

Gluten-free dairy-free meals can be just as delicious as their conventional counterparts. Whatever the reason may be for avoiding gluten and dairy, we think you’ll find something you love in the list above. Give one of them a try for your next gluten-free dairy-free dinner, breakfast, or dessert!

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