5 Scrumptious, Easy Gluten Free Dinners You’ll Salivate Over

5 Scrumptious, Easy Gluten Free Dinners You’ll Salivate Over


National Gluten-Free Bake Week is officially here and we’re ready to help you kick it off right!

We know some of you may be thinking “Cooking gluten-free food is nothing to celebrate.” Or maybe you think it’s too time consuming.  Or perhaps you may be one who feels that every gluten-free meal you’ve ever made is just bland.

But what if we told you we took out all the hassle of meal planning for your dietary restrictions, and compiled five different mouthwatering gluten-free recipes that you can make effortlessly, all week long, without sacrificing the taste? In fact, you’ll be so surprised with how tasty these are, you’ll be adding these to your monthly dinner rotations.

Do we have your undivided attention now?

Hang on to your hats!

We have selected some of the most appetizing dishes that your whole family (picky eaters included) will love! And don’t worry about serving the same type of meal each day. We’ve made sure to include a variety of meals—whether it’s seafood, Asian, Italian, or a simple hearty soup to warm you up on a cold winter day.

Not a great cook? No problem!

These recipes are so easy to follow (heck, one is even done in a crock pot!), that you could even hand your kids the recipe and tell them to go make dinner! (And you can relax–because we all know what a crazy busy time December is with the holidays, and by-golly you deserve to sit back and catch a break!)

These dishes may contain simple on-hand ingredients, but your taste buds are sure to scream with excitement (which is WAY better than your kids screaming at the dinner table, right?).

So go ahead! Wipe that drool off your chin, and tell your belly the rumbling will be over soon, let’s get straight to the goods! These meals are sure to please everyone this winter, and we’re confident your whole family will be Jolly happy after trying these!

  1. Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken

    Rebecca over at Strengthen and Sunshine has a titillating meal that only calls for THREE ingredients. That’s right. THREE! (Who knew you could even make something that wasn’t from the box that had such few ingredients?) You really can’t get any easier than that! Her Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken gives a good crunch while combining the sweet and salty mix that is sure to please every crowd. Plus, her simple to follow instructions make it super easy to make.

  2. Orange Chicken

    In the mood for some Asian dishes? Then you need to hop over to Sheena’s site at Noshtastic for some savory Orange Chicken! Don’t let the preparation time fool you, though. More than half that time is spent marinating the chicken—which means you don’t have to do much else. Just let that chicken do all the work and absorb all the yummy ingredients on its own. The blend between the ginger and the orange juice really comes together to give your mouth a good zangy kick. And if you’re someone who eats strictly paleo, she even provides alternatives for your diet! Serve it over a bed of cauliflower rice and you’re good to go!

  3. Rustic Kale Soup wit Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

    For the particularly cold days, maybe you need something to warm you up instantly, like a nice bowl of soup! If that’s the case, then you need to try this Rustic Kale Soup with Sausage and Sweet Potatoes from Sheena over at The Gluten Free Goddess. Don’t worry, you’ll be satisfied after eating this hearty soup with a fun and spicy kick to it. And if you’re feeling extra Jolly, you may want to serve these gluten-free Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls as a nice companion to your soup. They’re light and fluffy, and taste divine! You’d never know they don’t contain any gluten. She suggests using an almond blend flour that helps make them super tasty (And yes, there is even a dairy-free version recipe for them!)

  4. Bacon Wrapped Scallops Pasta
    Seafood lovers will fall head over heels for this Bacon Wrapped Scallops Pasta from Regina over at LeeLaLicious. (And let’s be honest, is there anything that doesn’t taste good that’s been wrapped in bacon?) This one scores extra points for masking yummy vegetables in it, too! Her alfredo-like sauce is made from cauliflower. (Your kids wont have any idea they’re eating something healthy!) We love the easy to follow step-by-step video, and Regina also provides great alternatives to make your dish dairy-free as well!

  5. Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore
    If you’re one of those crazy busy people constantly on the go, then this last recipe is sure to be your favorite. Taryn at JoyFilledEats provides a simple low-cost recipe for Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore. With only a few minutes of prep, and a good stir in the crockpot, you can go enjoy your day, and then come home several hours later to a nice warm meal.  (It’s almost like you’re a genie, and with the snap of your fingers, dinner is ready!) She recommends serving this dish over zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash.


Are you salivating yet? Which one of these scrumptious meals are you most excited to start making?

Your bellies will thank you, and so will your families. Want to keep them happy even after dinner? Offer them one of our delightsome gluten-free/dairy-free frozen sorbet pops for dessert! Now THAT’s what we like to call having a Jolly awesome week!

See? We told you we’d help you kick off National Gluten-Free Bake Week right! 

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