Throw a stone and you’ll probably hit someone who is following (or has tried) a gluten-free diet. For a long time, gluten-free food was the domain of gluten-free blogs – and gluten-free food bloggers were writing about the topic long before cookbooks started to hit the shelves, items began to appear on menus, and companies jumped into the gluten-free market.
We love these top 50 gluten-free blogs for their passion for gluten-free eating and cooking, and their recipes are so fantastic you won’t miss the glutenous stuff in the least.
1. Elana’s Pantry
The Scoop: Blogger Elana Amsterdam is the author of three books, all GF-friendly — Gluten-Free Cupcakes, The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook and Paleo Cooking From Elana’s Pantry. Her recipes are targeted towards those with food allergies, and she offers simple dishes that are grain-free, gluten-free, nut-free and more.
Our Fave Recipe: Almond Pulp Crackers
2. Gluten-Free Vegan Girl
The Scoop: The beautiful Gluten-Free Vegan Girl blog is run by Solveig Berg Vollan, a super talented 18 year old from Norway. Her recipes are — you guessed it — both gluten-free and vegan, and she doesn’t shy away from tackling big (delicious) projects, such as Devil’s Food Cake.
Our Fave Recipe: No-Bake Vegan Lemon Coconut Cream Pie
The Scoop: Yum Universe blogger Heather Crosby offers plant-inspired, gluten-free recipes — over 400 of them, in fact! In addition to her blog, Crosby as written The Yum Universe Cookbook, which will be released on October 28, 2014.
Our Fave Recipe: Miso Marinated Portobello Wrap
4. Sondi Bruner
The Scoop: Not only is Sondi Bruner a TA-extraordinaire in the Culinary Nutrition Expert Program, but she’s also a fantastic gluten-free blogger. Her blog is super allergen-friendly, offering recipes that are gluten-free, egg-free, grain-free, nut-free and more.
Our Fave Recipes: Collard Wrap Cucumber Sushi Rolls
5. Bravo for Paleo
The Scoop: Even if you’re not of the Paleo persuasion, you can appreciate the creativity and simplicity of blogger Monica’s recipes (as well as their gluten-free-ness, of course.)
Our Fave Recipe: Paleo Cookie Dough Bar
6. Gluten-Free Goddess
The Scoop: Gluten-free Goddess blogger Karina discovered she was gluten intolerant in late 2001 and has been cooking and baking gluten-free ever since.
Our Fave Recipe: Applesauce Crumb Cake with Cinnamon
7. Gluten-Free Girl
The Scoop: Blogger Shauna James Ahern is the author of two books — Gluten-Free Girl and Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef: A Love Story In 100 Tempting Recipes. All her recipes are gluten-free (and they all look amazing.)
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Pie Crust
8. Art of Gluten-Free Baking
The Scoop: Blogger Jeanne is a classical baker and cookbook author who specializes in gluten-free baking. A wonderful resource for special occasion baking, Jeanne’s primary goal is always deliciousness.
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Flour Tortillas
9. Gluten-Free For Good
The Scoop: Delicious-looking recipes and they’re all gluten-free. Blogger Melissa McLean Jory’s first book, The Gluten-Free Edge: A Nutrition and Training Guide for Peak Athletic Performance and an Active Gluten-Free Life, was released in July of 2012.
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Immune Booster Soup
10. Poor and Gluten-Free
The Scoop: Wondering how to go gluten-free on a budget? Blogger Danielle has got you covered.
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Flax Meal Sandwich Bread
11. Kitchen Operas
The Scoop: Kitchen Operas blogger Lindsay Isaac wears many hats — not only is she an opera singer (really!) but she’s also a gluten-free baker extraordinaire and a faculty member at the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. Her recipes are gluten-free and vegetarian.
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Lavender Lemon Pistachio Cake
12. Gluten-Free Doctor
The Scoop: Surprisingly enough, our favourite recipe from Dr. Jean Layton’s blog isn’t one of her desserts. It’s her “pixie dust” recipe, a replacement for GMO-ridden gums (all too common in gluten-free baking) using the magic of flaxseeds, chia seeds and psyllium. Try it out!
Our Fave Recipe: Pixie Dust
13. Baking Backwards
The Scoop: Blogger Danielle Dewar is a food writer and former pastry chef. Her blog is all about rediscovering dessert as she seeks balance and a healthy lifestyle. “Going gluten free has saved my life,” she writes. “I have no regrets, only serious baking ambition.”
Our Fave Recipe: Plant Fuel: Brownies
14. Whole New Mom
The Scoop: An awesome resource for those following special diets, recipes on Whole New Mom are sugar-free and adaptable to dairy-free, egg-free and gluten-free diets.
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter
15. Gluten-Free Mom
The Scoop: Gluten-Free Mom features (you guessed it) gluten-free recipes, along with some dairy-free recipes as well. Lots of kid-friendly treats happening here!
Our Fave Recipe: Breakfast Granola Bar
16. Free People BLDG 25 Blog
The Scoop: You may be familiar with Free People for their fashion, music, and beauty content, but did you know they’re a great resource for gluten-free recipes, too?
Our Fave Recipe: Grain-Free Skillet Banana Bread
17. CAFE by Jackie Ourman
The Scoop: Jackie Ourman is a chef, freelance recipe developer, culinary instructor and food blogger. She loves creating recipes that help those with celiac disease live well!
18. Beard & Bonnet
The Scoop: When blogger Meg’s son was born with severe gluten intolerance, she began a journey towards a gluten-free lifestyle that would support his (and her entire family’s) health.
Our Fave Recipe: Roasted Fall Salad
19. Allyson Kramer
The Scoop: Blogger Allyson is a cookbook author, recipe developer and food photographer specializing in meals that are plant-based and gluten-free. All her recipes look delicious, but her desserts stand out the most!
Our Fave Recipe: Salted Chocolate Cashew Butter
20. Angela’s Kitchen
The Scoop: All of Angela’s recipes are gluten-free — yes, even the amazing donut holes.
Our Fave Recipe: Lemon Berry Donut Holes
21. Paleo Crumbs
The Scoop: We can’t get enough of this beautiful food blog, written by the 16-year-old(!) daughter of Culinary Nutrition Expert Theresa Diulus. All the recipes are paleo, which means — yay! — they’re also gluten-free.
Our Fave Recipe: French Apple Tarte
The Scoop: Got sensitivities beyond gluten? This blog specializes in gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free recipes. (Say that five times fast.)
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Vegan Pumpkin Pie
23. All Day I Dream About Food
The Scoop: When hit with gestational diabetes during her third pregnancy, blogger Carolyn refused to give up her love of baking. Instead, she started developing low-sugar, gluten-free recipes and All Day I Dream About Food was born.
Our Fave Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Waffles
24. Life Gluten-Free
The Scoop: This celiac blogger shares awesome simple gluten-free recipes, and only uses organic and non-GMO ingredients.
Our Fave Recipe: Chocolate Coconut Truffles
The Scoop: Blogger Helene is the senior photographer at Oxmoor House and her gluten-free recipes are both gorgeous and delicious.
Our Fave Recipe: Fresh Tomato Tart
26. Delicious Obsessions
The Scoop: Blogger Jessica’s recipes are gluten-, dairy-, grain-, legume- and sugar-free, reflecting her personal food philosophy: Eat real food.
Our Fave Recipe: Fluffy Crustless Quiche
27. Chef Janet K
The Scoop: Chef Janet offers gluten-free cooking lessons, along with loads of awesome recipes on her blog.
Our Fave Recipe: Orange-Scented Quinoa with Cherries
28. Daily Forage Gluten-Free
The Scoop: Got issues with dairy as well as with gluten? This blog offers plenty of recipes for both dietary restrictions.
Our Fave Recipe: Blueberry Pumpkin Protein Smoothie
29. Golubka Kitchen
The Scoop: Blogger Anya Kassoff believes the healthiest meals are the best tasting meals, and we couldn’t agree more!
Our Fave Recipe: Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Pizza on a Buckwheat Crust
30. Ricki Heller
The Scoop: What’s that — a cookie you can eat while on a candida cleanse? Ricki Heller tackles that challenge and more on her plant-based, gluten-free, sugar-free blog.
Our Fave Recipe: The Ultimate Candida Diet Chocolate Chip Cookie
31. Against All Grain
The Scoop: Danielle Walker is author of the New York Times Best Selling cookbook Against All Grain and her grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free recipes don’t compromise on taste.
Our Fave Recipe: Grain-Free Saffron “Rice”
32. Cannelle Et Vanille
The Scoop: This blog features beautiful photos, mouth-watering recipes and best of all, it’s entirely gluten-free.
Our Fave Recipe: A Healthful Winter Salad
33. Simply Sugar- and Gluten-Free
The Scoop: Practical gluten-free recipes on a budget.
Our Fave Recipe: Quinoa and Adzuki Bean Veggie Burgers
34. My New Roots
The Scoop: Blogger Sarah B. uses My New Roots to share her plant-based, whole foods love and edible inspirations. Fantastic recipes abound!
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Banana Bread Pancakes
35. Alkaline Sisters
Our Fave Recipe: Sweet Pea and Green Onion Pesto-Smothered Zucchini Noodles
36. Jaclyn Desforges
The Scoop: Culinary Nutrition Expert Program TA shares delicious recipes on her blog which are both gluten- and nut-free.
Our Fave Recipe: Sunflower Herb Bread
37. Celia Eddy
The Scoop: Simple raw vegan recipes, including some delicious looking gluten-free creations.
Our Fave Recipe: Raw Apple Pie
38. Dolly and Oatmeal
The Scoop: Can we talk about these pancakes? Blogger Lindsey describes them as “revelatory,” and they’re just the beginning on this gluten-free, dairy-free blog.
Our Fave Recipe: Revelatory Oat Pancakes with Pomegranate Yogurt
39. Earth Sprout
The Scoop: This beautiful blog is all about plant-based, whole food deliciousness. We love the look of all Elenore’s recipes, especially her ultra-creative salads!
Our Fave Recipe: Pretty In Pink Veggie Buckwheat Bowl
40. Green Kitchen Stories
The Scoop: Healthy vegetarian recipes that are also gluten-free. What could be better?
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Nut Crackers
41. Cafe Johnsonia
The Scoop: After a 30-day gluten-free challenge in 2010, blogger Lindsey realized just how much it had been affecting her health and she hasn’t looked back since. Her recipes are real-food focused with beautiful photography to match.
Our Fave Recipe: Acai Bowl with Kale and Berries
42. Princess Tofu
The Scoop: While this blog is primarily vegetarian in focus, it features some beautiful gluten-free dishes as well!
Our Fave Recipe: Gluten-Free Corn Cakes with Smoked Tomato Pesto
43. Fork and Beans
The Scoop: Recipes on Fork and Beans are egg-free, dairy-free and gluten-free (but full of tastiness.) Blogger Cara specializes in kid-friendly snacks like Halloween Oreos, but her raw veggie meals look equally scrumptious.
Our Fave Recipe: Raw Taco Wraps
44. Love and Lemons
The Scoop: Blogger Jeanine isn’t a fan of labels (we love that!) but instead wants to inspire readers to get creative with veggies in the kitchen, no matter what diet they may follow. Her gluten-free section features 245 amazing recipes to choose from.
Our Fave Recipe: Butternut Squash Noodle Pasta
45. One Part Plant
The Scoop: Blogger Jessica describes One Part Plant as “your very own inspiration station for clean eating and a happy head.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves!
Our Fave Recipe: Coconut Quinoa and Beans
46. The First Mess
The Scoop: This beautifully photographed blog features a variety of gluten-free and vegan recipes.
Our Fave Recipe: Spring Onion Falafel
47. The Rose Journals
The Scoop: The Rose Journals is what happens when a health-conscious, food-loving writer and a health-conscious, food-loving photographer combine their powers into something new and magical. Gluten-free meals abound, along with skin care and lifestyle recipes.
Our Fave Recipe: Olive Bread
48. The Year In Food
The Scoop: The Year In Food focuses on creative, fresh and seasonal cooking — including plenty of gluten-free awesomeness.
Our Fave Recipe: Rhubarb Strawberry Chia Pudding
49. La Tartine Gourmande
The Scoop: Food writer, stylist and photographer Beatrice was raised in the countryside of northeastern France, and those influences show through in her beautiful classical dishes, including her vast selection of gluten-free recipes.
Our Fave Recipe: Roasted Root Vegetables
50. Vegan Culinary Crusade
Our Fave Recipe: Raw Carrot Scuffins
Honourable Mention: Meghan Telpner
The Scoop: We love Academy Director Meghan Telpner’s blog, and it’s not just because we’re biased! Meghan has a ton of amazing gluten-free recipes available for free on her website.
Our Fave Recipe: Meghan’s gluten-free vegan pie crust recipe is perfect for all seasons.