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50+ low-budget, gluten-free vegan recipes. With breakfast, appetizers, sides, snacks, mains, and desserts, you’ll find a vegan and gluten-free recipe for any occasion!

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For many, starting a plant-based diet is daunting enough. Add to the mix the need to cut out gluten, and it can feel impossible or, at the very least, a daunting task. Luckily, there are endless examples of gluten-free, vegan recipes that focus on naturally gluten-free ingredients and simple alternatives to make the process fuss-free. Better yet, these vegan and gluten-free recipes are easy on your bank balance, too.

With options including quinoa porridge for breakfast, crispy chickpeas to snack on, roasted veggie tacos for a delicious vegan gluten-free dinner, and baked pears for dessert, we’ve included gluten-free recipes for all the days’ meals below in our list of 50+ budget-friendly gluten-free vegan recipes!

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5 Top Tips for A Low Budget Gluten-Free Diet

  • Read the food labels: As vegans, many of us do this anyway. But it’s doubly important with gluten intolerance. Look out for wheat, rye, barley, and triticale. This will save you from wasting money on products you can’t eat (or drink).
  • Accidentally vegan is cheaper: While there are plenty of gluten-free alternatives available these days (yay), they often come with a hefty price tag. Instead, turning to accidentally gluten-free products (like chickpea pasta) are most cost-efficient.
  • Stock up on cheap pantry staples: It’s incredibly simple to pull together tons of vegan, gluten-free meals when you have the basics to hand. I.e., Rice, quinoa, other grains, gluten-free pasta, etc., as well as beans and other pantry staples.
  • Turn to naturally gluten-free foods: If you want to keep your grocery bills low, stick to naturally gluten-free fruits, veggies, and grains (quinoa, polenta, buckwheat, corn, amaranth, millet, etc.).
  • DIY it: Sometimes, making your own versions of ingredients is more cost-efficient than buying them. For example, gluten-free flours made from pantry ingredients (oats, lentils, chickpeas, etc.).

Is vegan gluten-free?

Not necessarily, as the two aren’t technically related. Veganism eliminates all animal products from the diet. In comparison, those with celiac and on a gluten-free diet are eliminating any ingredient with gluten (including any form of wheat, rye, barley, and triticale). So to create gluten-free, vegan recipes, you’d need to eliminate both.

Vegan Gluten-Free Breakfasts

With options including wheat cereals, toast, and pancakes/waffles, breakfast is a meal that is easily and often loaded with plenty of gluten. However, there are many ways to enjoy a filling and nutritious vegan gluten-free breakfast packed with flavor and nutrients to start the day off with a bang.

Vegan Overnight Oats

A guide on making vegan overnight oats with just a handful of ingredients and several flavor variations. This simple breakfast is quick to prepare and packed with nutrients to start your day right.

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completed overnight oats in three separate jars with three different varieties against a white background and

Overnight Oats

5 from 35 votes
Vegan Overnight Oats are one of my favorite go-to meal-prep breakfasts. All you need is two ingredients (oats and plant-based milk) at the base with almost endless topping and add-in possibilities!
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Coconut Overnight Oats

With coconut milk and shredded coconut, these simple coconut overnight oats are flavorful, have texture, and are a perfect way to start the day. Top them up with your fruit of choice for a delicious and nutritious vegan gluten-free breakfast.

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completed jar of coconut overnight oats with granola and fruit topping against a white background

Coconut Overnight Oats

5 from 43 votes
Add these Coconut Overnight Oats to your daily breakfast routine and enjoy a simple, healthy, and creamy morning treat that will get you going throughout the day. Quickly put together this no-cook, fuss-free recipe in the evening and delight in a leisurely morning with a yummy breakfast waiting for you in the fridge!
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Breakfast Quinoa with Apple

Set aside your regular oat porridge for a protein-dense, gluten-free quinoa bowl. Topped with crisp apple, creamy banana, and sweet and chewy raisins with a healthy dose of cinnamon and brown sugar, this vegan gluten-free breakfast bowl is sure to impress.

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completed Breakfast Quinoa Apple Bowl in a white bowl with ingredients scattered in the background

Breakfast Quinoa Apple Bowl

4.99 from 50 votes
Add some wholesome sweetness to your morning breakfast routine with this filling and fruit-packed Breakfast Quinoa Apple Bowl. Topped with crunchy apples, creamy bananas, and chewy raisins then sprinkled with cinnamon and brown sugar, this easy-to-make breakfast treat will win you over in no time! Not only will you enjoy a delicious morning meal, but you will also be getting tons of energy-giving nutrients to start your day.
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Cinnamon Orange Quinoa Porridge

This cinnamon orange porridge bowl is a wonderful option for those wanting a low-fuss, high nutrient breakfast that is naturally gluten-free, vegan, and packed with flavor. This version includes orange, cinnamon, and nutmeg, with dried berries.

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completed Cinnamon Orange Quinoa in a bowl against a light surface

Cinnamon Orange Quinoa

5 from 24 votes
This Cinnamon Orange Quinoa is a great way to shake up your usual breakfast meal routine. This orange-infused porridge is flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg and studded with chewy, sweet dried fruits or berries. It is a no-fuss and simple yet invigorating morning treat that will get you pumped up for the day ahead.
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PB & J Chia Pudding Parfait

With a combination of chia pudding, jam, and plenty of peanut butter, this PB&J chia parfait is as delicious a treat as it is nutritious. It’s packed with protein, omega-3s, and fiber. Best of all, this vegan gluten-free breakfast is easy to prep and travels well.

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Healthy Chia Pudding

5 from 26 votes
This mix of peanut butter, jam, chia seeds, and fruit is the absolute best way to enjoy a healthy and nutritious snack. Your tastebuds will love the flavor combo and how creamy and delicious it is!
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Appetizers and Snacks

Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet or savory, this small list of gluten-free vegan appetizers and snacks hopefully has something that catches your eye.

Vegan Patatas Bravas

Spanish patatas bravas combines crispy potatoes (baked, pan-fried, or air fried) with a simple tomato-based spicy sauce, all with just a handful of ingredients. Once assembled, enjoy it as a tapas, appetizer, or side dish.

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completed patatas bravas in a white plate with sauce on top and on the side

Patatas Bravas (Spanish Crispy Potatoes with Spicy Sauce)

5 from 34 votes
Potatoes say love in so many languages. This healthy take on traditional Patatas Bravas is perfectly crispy and comes out so delicious!
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Green Olive Tapenade

This 5-minute Vegan Green Olive Tapenade recipe is a powerhouse of flavors. With a combination of capers, raw garlic, and olives, it’s rich and salty with a touch of spice and zestiness. Enjoy the tapenade as a spread for crusty bread and crisp crostini, and give pasta, salads, soups, and entrees an instant unique flavor boost.

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Green Olive Tapenade

Green Olive Tapenade

5 from 24 votes
This Vegan Green Olive Tapenade recipe is a powerhouse of flavors from the combination of olives, capers, and raw garlic! It adds a rich salty punch, with a touch of spice and zest to any dish.
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Vegan Cheesy Zucchini Chips (Dehydrator Method)

These crispy dehydrator vegan cheesy zucchini chips are a lighter, healthier snack than regular potato chips. They’re also gluten-free, dairy-free, and lower-carb, fat, and calories. Perfect for enjoying alone or with one of several dips.

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cooked zucchini chip sin a white bowl with zucchini chips in the background

Vegan Cheesy Zucchini Chips

5 from 3 votes
If you're looking for the perfect recipe to use up your zucchinis, you've found it! These Zucchini Chips are perfectly tasty, cheesy, and so satisfyingly crunchy and make for the ultimate snack!
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Maple Cinnamon Almonds

If you have a sweet tooth, maple and cinnamon spice roasted almonds make for a delicious gluten-free snack. Alternatively, add them to oatmeal, granola, smoothie bowls, salads, and more.

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completed cinnamon almonds against a white surface

Cinnamon Spice Almonds

5 from 34 votes
With just three simple add-ons and an oven, you can take ordinary almonds to a new level! These roasted Cinnamon Almonds have the perfect hint of sweetness and spice for a tasty and healthy snack.
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Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

3 ingredients and 10 minutes are all you need to prepare this simple snack of dates stuffed with peanut butter then drizzled with vegan chocolate and sea salt. The combination of sweet and salty is delicious. Meanwhile, the snack itself packs in healthy fats, protein, and antioxidants. Perfect for a post-workout snack or post-dinner treat.

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Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

5 from 49 votes
These Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates are enough to bring any chocolate-loving, sweets-addicted person scrambling for some! They are so easy to make using just 3 main ingredients (nuts and sea salt being optional). These simple, no-cook treats will be ready for chilling in just 10 minutes!
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Air Fryer Crispy Chickpeas

Enjoy crispy chickpeas in under 15 minutes, thanks to an air fryer. This gluten-free snack is simple to prepare and can be seasoned in an almost unlimited number of ways. They are a delicious, high protein snack for those who like their treats salty and crunchy.

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completed air fryer chickpeas scattered on a white surface and in a bowl

Air Fryer Chickpeas

5 from 47 votes
You will have these crispy and cheesy treats ready in just 13 minutes using 4 simple ingredients. Plus, you can use the same base recipe but bring something new to the table by playing around with different flavor combinations!
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Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered shishito peppers are a smoky, spicy, slightly sweet gluten-free, vegan appetizer, snack, or side dish ready in under 5 minutes! Enjoy them alone or with your favorite dips and sauces.

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Blistered Shishito Peppers

5 from 27 votes
Blistered Shishito Peppers are the perfect little snack bites!  These wrinkled, finger-length peppers are not too spicy, can be served as a snack, side, or appetizer made in 3 minutes.
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Salads

If you want to pull together a hearty salad packed with nutrients but no dairy or gluten, look no further. Luckily, there is no shortage of ideas for vegan and gluten-free salads. Here are just a few low-budget, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Southwest Quinoa Salad

This Southwest Quinoa Salad is hearty, wholesome, and packed with familiar Southwestern flavors. These include black beans, tomato, bell pepper, and an oil-free cilantro-lime dressing. It’s a grain-free, gluten-free, vegan, and versatile meal-prep main in just 10 minutes (once the quinoa is cooked).

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completed Fresh Quinoa Salad in a blue bowl with utensils against a white background

Southwest Quinoa Salad

5 from 32 votes
If you are a bit turned off by green salads then this is your recipe! It is super packed with protein, and it will be your perfect work lunch, quick meal on the go, and potluck favorite!
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Lemon-Garlic Mediterranean Quinoa

This pantry-friendly Greek/ Mediterranean quinoa salad is perfect warm or chilled. It’s full of nutrition as it’s packed with protein, fiber, and vegetables in a lemon-garlic dressing.

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completed Lemon Garlic Quinoa in a blue bowl against a white background

Vegan Lemon-Garlic Mediterranean Quinoa (Salad OR Warm)

4.90 from 46 votes
Enjoy this pantry-friendly Greek/Mediterranean quinoa salad recipe warm or chilled. It's packed with protein, fiber, and lots of vegetables, including kale, white beans, tomatoes, and olives in a lemon-garlic quinoa dressing! Grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan quinoa salad!
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Easy Edamame Salad

This veggie-based edamame salad is packed with crunchy, creamy, and juicy veggies, all tossed in a bright and zingy cilantro-lime dressing. The result is a vegan and gluten-free meal packed with protein, fiber, folate, potassium, vitamin K, and essential fatty acids.

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completed white bowl of Easy Edamame Salad with utensils in bowl against a white background

Easy Edamame Salad

4.98 from 45 votes
With the onset of springtime, nothing can be more timely than this fresh and fuss-free Edamame Salad! It is a delightful mix of crunchy, creamy, and juicy veggies tossed in a bright cilantro-lime dressing.
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Mixed Bean Salad

Combine mixed beans with bell peppers, red onion, cilantro, and a lime dressing for this simple, flavorful side salad. Perfect for enjoying at potlucks, picnics, and BBQs and ready in just 15 minutes (and 10 of that is marinating time!)

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completed mixed bean salad in serving bowl and individual bowl against a white background

Mixed Bean Salad

5 from 27 votes
Mexican Bean Salad uses 3 types of beans and is quick, simple, and packed with protein, fiber, flavor, and texture! Perfect for potlucks, BBQs, picnics, etc.! – all you do is throw a few things together in a big bowl and let it sit for ten minutes.
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Chickpea Kale Salad

​​This super easy salad will be on your plate in just 15 minutes or less, made of protein-rich garbanzos and vitamin-loaded kale leaves. Enjoy it as a light meal or side dish.

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completed Garbanzo Bean Kale Salad plated on a platter and plate against a white background with serving utensils in the salad

Garbanzo Bean Kale Salad

4.98 from 43 votes
This warm Garbanzo Bean Kale Salad is a hearty and satisfying dish that is easy on the budget, nutritious, and downright delicious! Made of protein-rich garbanzos and vitamin-loaded kale leaves, this super easy salad will be on your plate in just 15 minutes or less. Enjoy it as a light meal, or use it as a side to jazz up your main dish.
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Vegan Raw Broccoli Salad

This Vegan Broccoli Salad is full of bright and various colors and textures including fresh green florets, dried berries, and crunchies all while tossed in a light vinaigrette dressing.

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Vegan Broccoli Salad in a white dish against a white background

Vegan Broccoli Salad

5 from 35 votes
This Vegan Broccoli Salad is a stunning assortment of fresh green florets, dried berries, and crunchies tossed in a light vinaigrette dressing. A merge of amazing colors, flavors, and textures that create a perfect light and refreshing salad. Make this delectable fall raw salad in just 10 minutes!
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Wild Rice Salad

This Wild Rice Fall Salad is chockful of fresh autumn ingredients. This includes the sweetness of apples and dried berries, nuttiness from the pecans, and wild rice with a hint of smokiness. Toss with a light vinaigrette for a super bright and refreshing dish.

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Wild Rice Fall Salad Recipe

Wild Rice Fall Salad

5 from 17 votes
This Wild Rice Fall Salad is chockful of fresh autumn ingredients, creating a gorgeous kaleidoscope of colors and textures. It is a high-fiber dish full of amazing tastes, from the sweetness of apples and dried berries, nuttiness from the pecans, and wild rice with a hint of smokiness too. Served with a light vinaigrette that just makes it super bright and refreshing!
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5-Minute Smashed Chickpea Salad

 This vegan chickpea ‘tuna’ salad requires just a handful of ingredients and pantry staple seasonings for a flavorful, 5-minute, oil-free, gluten-free salad. At less than $1 per serving, this salad is budget-friendly, all-natural, and highly nutritious!

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cooked vegan tuna salad on a white plate against a white background

Oil-Free Chickpea Salad

4.91 from 55 votes
Mashed chickpea salad only takes just minutes to prepare and is so delicious! Plus, this one is completely oil-free making it perfect for a lighter meal.
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Vegan Calabacitas

Vegan Calabacitas combines vibrant summer veggies like zucchinis, tomatoes, and corn kernels with a trio of aromatic Mexican spices. The result is a savory, subtly spicy vegan gluten-free appetizer in 20 minutes!

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Vegan Calabacitas

4.95 from 35 votes
This recipe for Vegan Calabacitas is a Mexican-inspired Zucchini dish brimming with vibrant summer veggies like zucchinis, tomatoes, and corn kernels! Sautéed with a trio of aromatic spices, Mexican oregano, cumin, and black pepper, making it delightfully savory and mildly spicy!
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Summer Zucchini and Hominy Salad

Like the above salad, but utilizing hominy (Mexican dried corn kernels), this simple and delicious gluten-free salad packs in with summery veggies and herbs for a simple, aromatic dish. It’s perfect for BBQs, picnics, potlucks, and taco Tuesdays.

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Summer Zucchini and Hominy

5 from 10 votes
Using fresh zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and some hominy (Mexican dried corn kernels), this recipe makes for a delicious light lunch or your favorite plant-based tacos!
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Vegan Taco Salad

This vegan taco salad from Bree’s Vegan Life is made with crumbled taco-flavored tofu, beans, avocado, and veggies, all covered in a deliciously creamy cashew-salsa dressing. The result is super hearty, flavorful, and 100% dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan.

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Vegan Taco Salad

Vegan Taco Salad

This vegan taco salad is filled with vegetables and plant-based protein, all topped with a delicious salsa dressing.
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Soups and Stews

Whether you want to serve a soup as an appetizer or are looking for a hearty soup or stew to serve when you need something warming to fill your belly, look no further. The below recipes are all packed with plant-based ingredients and plenty of flavor to impress.

Root Vegetable and Lentil Stew

This Root Vegetable Lentil Stew is a rustic and hearty vegan, gluten-free meal to perk you up on cold days. This gluten-free recipe combines root vegetables, lentils, and peas in a deliciously flavored, soul-warming tomato broth. It is so rich and in just 45 minutes.

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completed Root Vegetable and Lentil Stew in a white bowl against a white background

Root Vegetable Lentil Stew

4.95 from 38 votes
This Root Vegetable Lentil Stew is a hearty dish that will perk you up on a cold and dreary winter's day. This recipe combines root vegetables, lentils, and peas in a deliciously flavored, soul-warming tomato broth.
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Coconut Curry Soup

This creamy, hearty coconut curry soup is absolutely loaded with nutrient-rich veggies and a creamy, warming broth. Better yet, it’s naturally gluten-free and dairy-free, and can easily be adapted to be oil-free and paleo-friendly.

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Coconut Curry Soup

4.80 from 35 votes
Winter is just right around the corner, so now is the perfect time to snuggle up with a big bowl of this creamy and nutritious Curry Coconut Soup. It's everything you need to warm yourself on those frosty days and nights. It also makes a great make-ahead dish for those lazy weekends. 
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Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder

With corn, potatoes, celery, and red pepper, this hearty corn chowder is savory, subtly sweet, and wonderfully creamy. The chunky texture helps to make for a heartier meal, too. Plus, it makes for great leftovers!

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Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

This soup is super creamy and so delicious! It’s the perfect kid-friendly option that will make for the perfect dinner!
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Creamy Vegan Wild Rice Soup

This wild rice soup from Veggies Don’t Bite is so creamy, rich, and filling that you’d never guess it’s both a vegan and gluten-free recipe. Better yet, it’s filled with tons of veggies for a balanced meal.

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Creamy Vegan Wild Rice Soup

Creamy Vegan Wild Rice Soup

This vegan wild rice soup is so creamy, comforting and delicious you will have no idea that it’s completely dairy and gluten free!
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Middle Eastern Lentil Soup

Lentil soups always make us think of warm, stick-to-your-bones meals and fragrant flavor, and this lentil soup from My Cooking Journey is not different. So whip up a large batch on chilly nights and enjoy this hearty lentil soup over several days.

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Middle Eastern Lentil Soup | Vegan And Gluten Free

Middle Eastern Lentil Soup | Vegan And Gluten Free

Hearty and delicious Middle Eastern Lentil soup is the perfect vegan and gluten free soup for the cold nights. The Instant pot lentil soup is so easy to make.
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Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stew

If you’re a fan of mushrooms, this creamy vegan mushroom stew from My Quiet Kitchen is here to impress. With potatoes, onion, carrots, and miso, it’s a perfectly comforting vegan, gluten-free meal that’s light yet luxurious and full of flavor.

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Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stew

Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stew

Healthy vegan mushroom stew full of flavor, with an irresistibly creamy and velvety texture. With potatoes, garlic u0026 rosemary. Oil-free, GF.
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Other Mains

Vegan gluten-free dinner recipes the entire family will love. Take your pick from delicious tacos, curry, and risotto recipes below.

Brussel Sprouts Curry

In this warming meal, curried brussels sprouts, potatoes, and carrots are coated with a warm-spiced coconut curry sauce with tahini and sesame seeds! It is a creamy, aromatic, slightly spicy, and super comforting vegan gluten-free dinner recipe.

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completed brussels sprouts in a bowl against a white background

Brussels Sprouts Curry

4.98 from 43 votes
Hearty and deliciously satisfying Brussels Sprout Curry is the perfect fall weeknight dinner! The curried brussels sprouts, potatoes, and carrots coated with a warm-spiced coconut curry sauce infused with tahini and sesame seeds are simply irresistible!
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Slow Cooker Jackfruit Carnitas

Season and simmer jackfruit for hours for a truly infused flavor and melt-in-the-mouth texture, perfect for enjoying with corn tortillas (and toppings like tomatoes, onions, cilantro, guacamole, or salsa). Best of all, the prep is minimal, as the slow cooker does most of the work!

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completed jackfruit carnitas on tortillas against a white background with ingredients in the background

Slow Cooker Jackfruit Carnitas

4.99 from 54 votes
This Slow Cooker Jackfruit Carnitas recipe is as good as the classic! Tender, 'meaty' jackfruit deliciously spiced and seasoned then simmered for hours in a crockpot until all the flavors seep in and it melts beautifully in your mouth! The convenience of having a slow cooker do all of the work for you is hard to beat! You will be excited to go home to these delectably cooked vegan Carnitas!
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Chipotle Lime Vegan Street Style Tacos

Enjoy a smoky, spicy, savory tempeh filling nestled into a soft corn tortilla with fresh veggies and/or salsa. The combination makes for truly flavorful vegan street-style tacos.

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finished Chipotle Lime Street Style Tacos on a plate against a white background

Chipotle Lime Street Style Tacos

5 from 35 votes
If you are planning on what to make on your next Taco night, then this Chipotle Lime Tacos recipe is exactly what you need. Enjoy the smoky, spicy and savory Tempeh filling nestled in a soft tortilla topped with your choice of veggies!
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Roasted Vegetable Tacos

For an even more budget-friendly taco recipe (than the above), turn to mixed roasted veggies and a handful of pantry spices for a simple but flavorful taco filling. Best of all, these meatless roasted vegetable tacos are so tasty that no one will miss the meat.

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Vegan Roasted Veggie Tacos in a white plate with ingredients in the background against a white surface

Roasted Veggie Tacos

5 from 40 votes
If you’re eating plant-based on a budget, then vegan tacos are a must-have in your weekly rotation; they’re quick and simple to prepare, packed with flavor, and a true crowd-pleaser (even for meat-eaters!).
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Vegan Quiche with Vegetables  

Not only is the quiche from A Virtual Vegan 100% egg-free, but it’s made with a flaky, delicious crust that is 100% gluten-free too. With a rich, creamy, ‘cheesy’ filling, and plenty of veggie versatility, this vegan quiche is a family favorite for mid-week meals and special events!

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Vegan Quiche

Vegan Quiche

Incredible vegan quiche with a flaky, delicious crust u0026 a creamy, rich and ‘cheesy’ filling. Customize with your favorite quiche add-ins!
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Gluten-free Korean Curry Rice

This Gluten-Free Korean Inspired Curry Rice from The Fresh Fig is full of bold and delicious flavor. Hearty and warming, this curry rice is perfect for chilly days and those that like a bit of spice.

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Gluten-Free Korean Inspired Curry Rice

Gluten-Free Korean Inspired Curry Rice

This Gluten-Free Korean Inspired Curry Rice is full of bold and delicious flavor. Hearty and warming, this curry rice is perfect for the chilly days ahead!
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Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

This vegan butternut squash risotto from A Sweet Alternative is full of warm, cozy flavors and has a super creamy consistency. Plus, it’s easy to make, filling, and delicious. Enjoy it alone or with a simple side salad for a nourishing vegan, gluten-free dinner recipe.

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Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

This vegan butternut squash risotto is easy to make, filling, and delicious. It’s perfect for holiday entertaining.
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Vegan Black Bean Chili

How to make a hearty, wholesome vegan black bean chili in one pot and under 30 minutes, primarily using pantry staples. The result is a budget-friendly, flavor-packed, protein-dense, gluten-free, nourishing black bean chili perfect for the budget-friendly vegan!

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Black Bean Chili

4.91 from 31 votes
This Black Bean Chili is pretty quick, tasty, and simple to make. Oil free! It’s mostly made up of staples you can stock up on in your pantry. We’ve served this to a couple of people who are not vegan, and they thought it was delicious! Enjoy!
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Spanish Cauliflower Rice with Salsa

This low-carb Spanish cauliflower rice takes just a few minutes of prep and 20 minutes from start to finish while only needing one pan! It’s packed with flavor and is incredibly wholesome.

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completed Spanish Cauliflower Rice in a white bowl against a white surface with two utensils in the bowl

Easy Spanish Cauliflower Rice with Salsa

5 from 26 votes
Low carb Spanish cauliflower rice made with chunky salsa for a delicious, low effort vegan side or main! Just a few minutes prep and 20 minutes from start to finish while only needing one pan! Gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, vegan, and easily adaptable too!
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Easy Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Chili

This easy vegan roasted red bell pepper chili is creamy, comforting, oil-free, and packed with plant-based protein, fiber, and nutrients! With a handful of inexpensive pantry staples, just one pot, and stovetop, Instant Pot, and Crockpot vegan chili methods, you can enjoy this meatless chili in as little as 30 minutes!

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Easy Vegan Roasted Red Bell Pepper Chili (Stove| Instant Pot| Crockpot)

5 from 29 votes
A smoky take on the classic chili that’s creamier than ever. This recipe features super easy and cheap ingredients and it also happens to be a super healthy, oil-free and gluten free chili. 
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Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Curry

This Butternut Squash Curry recipe is the ultimate comfort food loaded with vibrant and nutritious ingredients that will warm your bellies without weighing you down. A great make-ahead dish that you can make a big batch of and heat anytime you need a warm and comforting vegan gluten-free dinner.

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Butternut Squash Curry

4.96 from 41 votes
This Butternut Squash Curry is the ultimate comfort food loaded with vibrant and nutritious ingredients that will warm your bellies without making you feel stifled and heavy.
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Side Dishes

No dinner table is complete without a side dish that steals the show. So here are a few of our favorite vegan gluten-free sides, including hearty potatoes or summery grilled pineapples.

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes with Shallots

This Rosemary Roasted Potatoes recipe is one of the easiest, most versatile side dishes made with 7 simple ingredients! Rosemary-coated small potatoes are oven-roasted until tender and creamy on the inside, then mixed with caramelized garlic and shallots.

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completed Roasted Rosemary Potatoes in a white tray

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

4.98 from 35 votes
This Rosemary Roasted Potatoes recipe is one of the easiest and most versatile side dishes you can ever make using 7 simple ingredients! Rosemary-coated small potatoes oven-roasted until tender and creamy on the inside made even more flavorful mixed with caramelized garlic and shallots. They're so delicious that you'll want to make them again and again!
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Vegan Mashed Cauliflower

Creamy, fluffy vegan mashed cauliflower is a low-carb, keto, dairy-free light alternative to mashed potatoes and an excellent vegan and gluten-free side dish! All you need are 4 base ingredients (with plenty of opportunity for add-ins and variations!).

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completed mashed cauliflower in a white dish with a spoon in the mashed cauliflower against white background

Vegan Mashed Cauliflower (Keto| Low-Carb)

5 from 30 votes
This delicious cauliflower mash tastes so good you won’t believe it’s healthy. Serve with thyme for an earthy zest and for a low calorie side dish that will fill you up!
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Grilled Pineapples

Grilled Pineapples are the ultimate summer side dish to complement any of your grilled or fried dishes! It’s an affordable, easy to make, and healthy treat to brighten your backyard cookouts, parties, or family picnics.

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completed Grilled Pineapples spread out on a white platter against a white background

Grilled Pineapples

4.97 from 33 votes
These Grilled Pineapples are the ultimate summer side dish that will perfectly complement any of your grilled or fried dishes! If you are looking for an affordable, easy to make, and healthy treat to brighten your backyard cookouts, beach BBQ party, or family picnics and bring the taste of summer to your plate, then this grilled tropical fruit recipe is for you.
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Roasted Curried Butternut Squash

Swap out regular potato sides for this aromatic, flavorful curried roasted butternut squash. It’s simple to prepare and loaded with sweet, savory, and spicy flavors. Perfect for pairing with all sorts of meals.

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finished butternut squash on a baking dish

Roasted Curried Butternut Squash

5 from 35 votes
This Roasted Curried Butternut Squash is easy enough to be enjoyed as a simple weeknight side dish but is also plenty special to be part of your holiday dinner feast! Everyone will make a quick work of this warmly-spiced fall recipe, vegan or not!
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Gluten-free Quinoa Tater Tots

These pan-fried Quinoa Tater Tots are crunchy on the outside, with tender bits of quinoa, mushrooms, and chives on the inside. Packed with fiber, proteins, antioxidants, and essential amino acids, these golden nuggets can be enjoyed guilt-free.

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completed Quinoa Tater Tots on a white surface with a fork and sauce on the side

Quinoa Tater Tots

4.89 from 27 votes
These Quinoa Tater Tots taste like the classic finger food we all love but are healthier and use way better ingredients! They are crunchy on the outside, with tender bits of quinoa, mushrooms, and chives on the inside.
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Instant Pot Pinto Beans

Using an Instant Pot, you can cook dried beans in just a fraction of the time it takes on the stovetop, yet with just as much flavor. They’re perfect for adding to tons of meals throughout the week (like burritos, veggie bowls, salads, etc.). You can even make a flavored broth for a more aromatic side.

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completed Instant Pot Pinto Beans in a serving dish

Instant Pot Pinto Beans

4.88 from 55 votes
This Instant Pot Pinto Beans recipe is a great way to get started with meal prep and cooking beans with an instant pot. It simplifies the process and ensures you won’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to have a bowlful of pinto beans. 
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Simple Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting tomatoes are a must-try. The roasting process caramelizes the tomatoes and turns them into sweet little flavor bombs, perfect for enhancing all sorts of meals like toast, pasta, vegan pizza, and more!

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A white oblong platter filled with roasted cherry tomatoes.

Roasted Tomatoes

5 from 5 votes
Looking for simple ways to use up those cherry tomatoes you’ve been growing? These delicious Roasted Tomatoes are the the perfect way to enjoy them!
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Pressure Cooker Tzimmes

Tzimmes is a Jewish sweet yam dish combined with carrots, orange juice, and dried fruits with cinnamon and brown sugar. Plus, with the aid of an Instant Pot, this gluten-free holiday dish takes just 15 minutes!

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completed Pressure Cooker Tzimmes plated with ingredients in the background

Pressure Cooker Tzimmes

5 from 12 votes
Sweet, cinnamon-flavored Tzimmes is one of the easiest holiday dishes that you can prepare using your pressure cooker! It is a colorful fall-theme side dish made of tender glazed veggies and dried fruits bursting with sweet and citrusy flavors. It'll be ready in just 15 minutes.
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30 Minute Vegan Colima Style Ceviche

Swap out seafood for hearts of palm in this fresh and tasty vegan ceviche from Conflicted Vegan. It’s nutritious, refreshing, colorful, and comes together in under 30 minutes. Perfect for summer outdoor picnics or barbecue appetizers.

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30 Minute Vegan Colima Style Ceviche

30 Minute Vegan Colima Style Ceviche

This refreshing and nutrient packed Ceviche Colima styles packs in fresh carrots, tomatoes and every vegans fish alternative hearts of palm.
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Lime Bean Vegan Sausage

This Lima Bean Vegan Sausage is an excellent addition to your gluten-free vegan recipes rotation. These juicy, firm, and flavorful vegan sausage patties are packed with wholesome ingredients and are ready in 25 minutes.

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two completed Lima Bean Vegan Sausage patties on a white surface

Lima Bean Vegan Sausage

4.98 from 45 votes
This Lima Bean Vegan Sausage is an excellent addition to your breakfast or brunch rotation. Enjoy these juicy, firm, and flavorful vegan sausage patties packed with wholesome ingredients done in just 25 minutes. It's quick, easy, and very healthy!
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Desserts

Finally, a select few delicious gluten-free vegan desserts to end your day the right way. You might also enjoy some of the breakfast options (like chia pudding).

Baked Pears

Baked pears make for a delicious, crowd-pleasing gluten-free vegan dessert for midweek meals and special occasions. This version combines the pears with pumpkin spice, crunchy nuts, and chewy dried berries for a delicious combination of textures and flavors.

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Baked Pears

4.94 from 46 votes
Baked pears, an elegant dessert with fruit's warm, sweet flavor, and the crunch of walnuts and pecans plays together like pear-fect harmony.
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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

You’ll be shocked at how amazing these vegan and gluten-free cinnamon rolls from Make It Dairy-Free are! They’re soft, fluffy, and utterly delicious! A must-try recipe everyone will love!

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Gluten Free Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Gluten Free Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

This gluten free vegan cinnamon rolls are soft, fluffy, and paired perfectly with a rich, vegan buttercream frosting.
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Gluten-Free Oat Flour Pancakes

These hearty oat flour pancakes from The Throbbing Eggplant are lightly sweetened, spiced with cinnamon and cardamom, and oven-baked for a super easy gluten-free vegan breakfast or dessert.

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Oat Flour Pancakes (Vegan + Oil-Free)

Oat Flour Pancakes (Vegan + Oil-Free)

These hearty oat flour pancakes are spiced with cinnamon and cardamom, and oven-baked for a super easy oil-free vegan breakfast or brunch!
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Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies

These gluten-free vegan brownies from Delightful Adventures are the chewy, fudgy brownies of your dreams. They’re rich, delicious, and packed with vegan chocolate. You’ll love how easy they are to make.

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Fudgy Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies

Fudgy Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies

Crackly top vegan gluten-free brownies that are chewy, fudgy, gooey, and super chocolaty!
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  1. Loving this huge collection of plant based and gluten free meals! Looking forward to trying them allllll.