18 Recipes to Eat When You're Gluten-Free

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Whether you have celiac disease, a gluten sensitivity or just want to cut it out of your diet for other health-related reasons, there are many ways to prepare delicious meals free of gluten. Here are 18 recipes that will be sure to give you the food-spiration you need to successfully lead (or continue) a gluten-free lifestyle.

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Whether you have celiac disease, a gluten sensitivity or just want to cut it out of your diet for other health-related reasons, there are many ways to prepare delicious meals free of gluten. Here are 18 recipes that will be sure to give you the food-spiration you need to successfully lead (or continue) a gluten-free lifestyle.

Peanut Butter Cookies (With Just Four Ingredients)

A batch of healthy, four-ingredient peanut butter cookies.

These crumbly peanut butter cookies are gluten-free friendly and only require four ingredients -- peanut butter, maple syrup, non-dairy milk and oat flour. Even if you are not abstaining from gluten, you won't miss it with these delicious treats.

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These crumbly peanut butter cookies are gluten-free friendly and only require four ingredients -- peanut butter, maple syrup, non-dairy milk and oat flour. Even if you are not abstaining from gluten, you won't miss it with these delicious treats.

Wild Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

A bowl of wild mushroom quinoa risotto served with wine.

A bowl of this wild mushroom quinoa risotto is a tasty dinner option, especially during a cold night in. Cook the quinoa with white wine and vegetable stock and serve with the herbal mushroom mixture for a comforting meal.

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A bowl of this wild mushroom quinoa risotto is a tasty dinner option, especially during a cold night in. Cook the quinoa with white wine and vegetable stock and serve with the herbal mushroom mixture for a comforting meal.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

A vibrant, fig, basil and risotto pizza with cauliflower pizza crust.

You don't need to swear off pizza completely when you're avoiding gluten. With this recipe, you can substitute wheat-based crusts with one made from cauliflower. Trust us -- it's just as tasty and as chewy, if not more so.

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You don't need to swear off pizza completely when you're avoiding gluten. With this recipe, you can substitute wheat-based crusts with one made from cauliflower. Trust us -- it's just as tasty and as chewy, if not more so.

Sweet Potato Chipotle Quinoa Cakes With Cilantro Lime Crema

Sweet potato chipotle quinoa cakes served with cilantro lime crema.

For a pleasantly spiced and flavorful meal option, try out these sweet potato chipotle quinoa cakes with cilantro lime crema. The patties are made from quinoa bound together with sweet potato when cooked. Top it off with some zesty lime crema for a delightfully fresh Mexican-inspired meal.

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For a pleasantly spiced and flavorful meal option, try out these sweet potato chipotle quinoa cakes with cilantro lime crema. The patties are made from quinoa bound together with sweet potato when cooked. Top it off with some zesty lime crema for a delightfully fresh Mexican-inspired meal.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

A skillet of sliced gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip cookie.

Who says you can't have cookies on a GF diet? This one-skillet chocolate chip cookie uses gluten-free flour and rolled oats to create a chewy, chocolatey dessert.

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Who says you can't have cookies on a GF diet? This one-skillet chocolate chip cookie uses gluten-free flour and rolled oats to create a chewy, chocolatey dessert.

Waffles With Berry Compote

A stack of gluten-free waffles with a dollop of berry compote.

Start your mornings with some gluten-free waffles with berry compote. The batter combines a gluten-free flour blend, flax meal, unsweetened almond milk and other healthy ingredients to create several fluffy waffles.

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Start your mornings with some gluten-free waffles with berry compote. The batter combines a gluten-free flour blend, flax meal, unsweetened almond milk and other healthy ingredients to create several fluffy waffles.

Goji Berry and Cacao Nib Oat Bars

A rectangle of goji berry and cacao nib oat bars

If you're looking for a nutritious breakfast bar, these goji berry and cacao nib oat bars are for you. They are oat and nut-based bars and make perfect snacks to enjoy on-the-go. For those with celiac disease or an extreme sensitivity to gluten, it's recommended that you use "gluten-free oats" (check the label) since oats could be contaminated with gluten during processing.

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If you're looking for a nutritious breakfast bar, these goji berry and cacao nib oat bars are for you. They are oat and nut-based bars and make perfect snacks to enjoy on-the-go. For those with celiac disease or an extreme sensitivity to gluten, it's recommended that you use "gluten-free oats" (check the label) since oats could be contaminated with gluten during processing.

Herb and Zucchini Frittata

A freshly cooked herb and zucchini frittata.

This recipe, inspired by the Persian dish kuku sabzi, incorporates green herbs and aromatic spices to produce a bright yellow herb and zucchini frittata. Combine eggs, fresh herbs and turmeric in a medium skillet and cook until the frittata is golden on both sides.

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This recipe, inspired by the Persian dish kuku sabzi, incorporates green herbs and aromatic spices to produce a bright yellow herb and zucchini frittata. Combine eggs, fresh herbs and turmeric in a medium skillet and cook until the frittata is golden on both sides.

Spicy Garbanzo Waffles With Mint Cilantro Chutney

A stack of spicy garbanzo waffles served with mint cilantro chutney.

These spicy garbanzo waffles are a take on the traditional Indian chilla -- a delectable crepe made with chickpea flour, onions and spices. You can add more leafy greens to the batter or top with a homemade mint cilantro chutney for a savory breakfast or snack.

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These spicy garbanzo waffles are a take on the traditional Indian chilla -- a delectable crepe made with chickpea flour, onions and spices. You can add more leafy greens to the batter or top with a homemade mint cilantro chutney for a savory breakfast or snack.

Coconut Almond Blueberry Crumb Bars

Freshly baked coconut almond berry crumb bars.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these coconut almond blueberry crumb bars. The coconut and almonds complement the sweet blueberries to deliver a burst of fruity flavor in each bite.

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Satisfy your sweet tooth with these coconut almond blueberry crumb bars. The coconut and almonds complement the sweet blueberries to deliver a burst of fruity flavor in each bite.

Smoky Chickpea and Eggplant Stew

A bowl of spiced chickpea and eggplant stew.

This vegetable and chickpea-based stew includes a smoky and fragrant blend of spices. The eggplant, carrots and diced tomatoes tossed with chickpeas provide a robust stew that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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This vegetable and chickpea-based stew includes a smoky and fragrant blend of spices. The eggplant, carrots and diced tomatoes tossed with chickpeas provide a robust stew that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Vegan and Gluten-Free Stuffed Mushrooms

A baking sheet with large white button stuffed mushrooms.

Enjoy some fun vegan and gluten-free baked stuffed mushrooms with your next family meal. The individual servings of large white button mushrooms are stuffed with a mash of flax seeds, shredded cheese, garlic, parsley and peppers, and make for a filling finger food.

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Enjoy some fun vegan and gluten-free baked stuffed mushrooms with your next family meal. The individual servings of large white button mushrooms are stuffed with a mash of flax seeds, shredded cheese, garlic, parsley and peppers, and make for a filling finger food.

Spicy White Bean and Zucchini Spaghetti

A healthy serving of spicy white bean and zucchini spaghetti.

You'll hardly miss the gluten in this stellar white bean and zucchini spaghetti dish. Gluten-free pasta combined with white beans, zucchini, red pepper flakes and a tangy sauce are what make this a hearty and scrumptious pasta meal.

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You'll hardly miss the gluten in this stellar white bean and zucchini spaghetti dish. Gluten-free pasta combined with white beans, zucchini, red pepper flakes and a tangy sauce are what make this a hearty and scrumptious pasta meal.

Eggs Baked in Tomatoes

Eggs in Tomatoes

Who knew eggs baked in tomatoes could be so delicious? It's an easy, low-carb breakfast food that can be enjoyed by those with a gluten intolerance.

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Who knew eggs baked in tomatoes could be so delicious? It's an easy, low-carb breakfast food that can be enjoyed by those with a gluten intolerance.

Coconut Cinnamon Millet Cereal

Millet Cereal

This coconut cinnamon millet cereal is a creamy twist on the traditional boxed cereal and oatmeal. The main ingredient is millet, a gluten-free grain, which gives the cereal its gritty texture.

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This coconut cinnamon millet cereal is a creamy twist on the traditional boxed cereal and oatmeal. The main ingredient is millet, a gluten-free grain, which gives the cereal its gritty texture.

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Two skewers filled with freshly grilled bacon-wrapped scallops.

These bacon-wrapped scallops are an impressive finger food that require minimal effort. With just five ingredients, you can create these sinfully succulent treats in a matter of minutes. (Be sure to check the packaging on the bacon to make sure that brand is gluten-free.)

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These bacon-wrapped scallops are an impressive finger food that require minimal effort. With just five ingredients, you can create these sinfully succulent treats in a matter of minutes. (Be sure to check the packaging on the bacon to make sure that brand is gluten-free.)

Stuffed Salmon

A bright and colorful dish of stuffed salmon and salad.

Stuffed salmon is always a nutritious meal choice because it's chock-full of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. Instead of grilling or cooking the fillet on a stove, this recipe opts for baking it to keep the meat moist and seal in the flavor.

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Stuffed salmon is always a nutritious meal choice because it's chock-full of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. Instead of grilling or cooking the fillet on a stove, this recipe opts for baking it to keep the meat moist and seal in the flavor.

Homemade Muesli

A heaping bowl of gluten-free muesli.

Create a sweet and salty muesli from gluten-free oats, chocolate chips, dried fruits and more. You can reduce or increase the portions to create your own personal mixture that's right for you.

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Create a sweet and salty muesli from gluten-free oats, chocolate chips, dried fruits and more. You can reduce or increase the portions to create your own personal mixture that's right for you.

How to Make Salmon Croquettes

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