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The Best Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes We Swear By

by Toni Olukiran

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Think you’re limited by a vegan and gluten-free diet? Think again. If you need some inspo, here are some amazing vegan and gluten-free recipes you’ve got to try.

A gluten-free diet doesn’t mean you can’t have the best of what vegan food has to offer. Here are our top vegan gluten-free recipes for hearty meals or sweet treats that can be whipped up in no time. 

Gluten-free vegan meals

Vegan Saffron risotto

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You don’t have to feel like you’re missing out on Italian food due to a gluten-free diet; the cuisine can be more than just pizza and pasta! Take this risotto: it's creamy, fragrant and rich, whilst being gluten-free. Arborio rice is gluten-free, so any risottos you make can be easily given the gluten-free and vegan treatment. This is a veganised version of the Milanese classic, so you can indulge in the best Italian food with ease.

Vegan crispy fried rice

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Make a fakeaway with this deliciously moreish fried rice. While lots of East Asian dishes use soy sauce which isn’t gluten-free, it can be swapped for tamari which is— and it's what we use in this rice to make it salty and savoury. It can be altered with whatever vegetables you’ve got in the fridge or freezer, making a great end of the week treat. 

Sweet potato and plantain tacos

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Mexican food is still a fiesta for the gluten-free vegans amongst us, as traditional Mexican cooking often uses corn rather than wheat. So, these Mexican-inspired tacos are yours for the taking if you have a gluten intolerance— simply find corn tortillas (it’s the authentic way, anyway!). These are available at all major supermarkets. When you’ve got your hands on them, you can make loads of vegan tacos, including our breakfast tacos and smoky cauliflower tacos.

Gluten-free vegan desserts

Vegan cinnamon bread pudding

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The base of this is, unsurprisingly, old bread, so use up any gluten-free bread you’ve got knocking about to create this warming and nostalgic bread pudding. Sweet, spiced, thick and delicious, it’s the best way to bring in autumn.

5-ingredient almond butter cookies

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Need a quick fix for your sweet tooth? Try these cookies. Only 5 ingredients, and using almond flour, these are tasty treats that can be ready to eat in 20 minutes. How great is that?

Blondies with salted caramel and raspberries

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Blondies are for everyone, and they’re hard to resist: so naturally, we’ve got a recipe perfect for those on a vegan and gluten-free diet. Using almond flour, your favourite traybake is still wholly accessible to you, so you can eat as many as you want (because trust us, you won’t want to share them).


By Toni Olukiran
Toni Olukiran

Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.

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