9 Irresistible Gluten-Free Recipes

Demi Tsasis
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9 Irresistible Gluten-Free Recipes

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Giving up gluten doesn’t mean eating flavor-free! Check out these insanely tasty gluten-free recipes from our Recipe of the Day series.

Breakfast

1. Power Greens Breakfast Skillet | Elle Penner: Start your day off right with this veggie and protein-packed breakfast skillet. It’s loaded with dark, leafy greens and sweet, caramelized onions.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 285 ; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 271mg; Sodium: 357mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 17g

2. Southwestern Breakfast Tacos | The Wheatless Kitchen: These tacos are quick and simple. They come together in just 15 minutes! They’re also completely customizable, so feel free to make the recipe your own by tweaking the taco ingredients to your your liking.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 247; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 212mg; Sodium: 78mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 10g

3. Simple Green Protein Smoothie | Elle Penner: This smoothie delivers a great amount of protein to get your day going, and it’s easy to put together! This breakfast is perfect for after a morning workout. It’s also easy to throw in a travel mug and head out the door to start your morning commute.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 309; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 6mg; Sodium: 95mg; Carbohydrate: 63g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 47g; Protein: 15g

Lunch & Dinner

4. Balsamic Chicken Salad | The Healthy Maven: Turn your salad into a main course. Between the fresh figs, crunchy candied pecans and creamy goat cheese, the thought of having salad for dinner will never be blah again.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 632; Total Fat: 42g; Saturated Fat: 11g; Monounsaturated Fat: 23g; Cholesterol: 88mg; Sodium: 462mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 18g; Protein: 38g

5. Avocado Tuna Salad | The Healthy Maven: Kick up your salad game a notch with this quick and easy Avocado Tuna Salad. Mayonnaise is replaced with avocado, which adds flavor, creaminess and healthy fats. The celery, onion and apple give it a refreshing crunch.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 146; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 24mg; Sodium: 320mg; Carbohydrate: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 15g

6. Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai | The Wheatless Kitchen: This Pad Thai keeps all of the flavor and comfort of the traditional dish while using spaghetti squash in place of rice noodles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 290; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 43mg; Sodium: 801mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 21g

Desserts

7. Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread | Love & Zest: If you’re a banana bread lover, you’ll go crazy for this version with chocolate chips!

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 287; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 276mg; Carbohydrate: 53g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 3g

8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites | Running With Spoons: Throw together these easy bites, and satisfy your sweet tooth without using the mixer or turning on the oven!

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 120; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 3g

9. Health Nut Blueberry Smoothie | Eating Bird Food: This smoothie is quick, simple and tasty. The coconut gives a little chew to this naturally sweet, slightly nutty drink.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 214; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 81mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 18g; Protein: 4g

About the Author

Demi Tsasis
Demi Tsasis

Demi is the marketing coordinator for MyFitnessPal. She’s an avid home chef, photographer and dog lover. When she isn’t whipping up Mediterranean-inspired cuisine with produce from her urban garden, she can be found walking her dog, shopping, or attending group fitness classes in her Oakland, CA neighborhood. Check her out on Instagram to see what she’s up to.

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