30 Gluten and Dairy Free Weeknight Dinners

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Coming up with new dinner ideas can be challenging with you’re gluten and dairy-free but this list has you covered! Check out these 30 delicious Gluten and Dairy-Free Weeknight Dinners.

If you’re just starting out with a gluten and dairy-free lifestyle or have been gluten and dairy-free for years, from time to time, our recipe repertoire gets a little stale. It’s challenging to continuously come up with new ideas and keep things fresh in the kitchen. I know I fall into this trap quite often.

But this list of 30 Gluten and Dairy-Free weeknight dinners is loaded with delicious, easy to make recipes you can whip up anytime! You’ll find plenty of vegan options, paleo and whole 30 as well.

What foods can you not eat on a gluten and dairy-free diet?

When you transition to a gluten and dairy-free lifestyle, it’s challenging to know what to eat because many foods contain hidden ingredients. Here are the most common foods that contain gluten:

  • pastas
  • breads
  • soy sauce
  • certain salad dressings
  • crackers
  • couscous
  • semolino
  • farro
  • rye
  • barley
  • imitation crab
  • oats that are not certified gluten-free
  • soba noodles that are not made from 100% buckwheat
  • cheese
  • butter
  • ice cream
  • certain processed meats
  • yogurt
  • ghee (if you’re lactose intolerant, okay if you’re casein sensitive only)
  • cake mixes
  • malted milk
  • certain vegan meats

If you want a comprehensive list of foods you can check out this guide for going gluten and dairy-free.

What are the best foods to eat when following a gluten and dairy-free lifestyle?

  • fruits
  • vegetables
  • beans
  • legumes
  • corn
  • rice
  • soy
  • shellfish
  • nuts
  • seeds
  • nut butters
  • fish
  • eggs
  • certified gluten-free oats
  • chicken
  • beef
  • pork
  • cassava
  • quinoa
  • sorghum
  • buckwheat
  • millet
  • amaranth

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So without further ado, let’s get to these 30 amazing gluten and dairy-free dinners!

30 Gluten and Dairy Free Weeknight Dinners

Here are 30 delicious gluten and dairy-free weeknight dinners, when you're looking for inspiration.

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  • Reply
    Raia Todd
    February 17, 2020 at 3:26 pm

    They all look so delicious! Thank you so much for including my pan-fried salmon! Lovely round-up. 🙂

    • Reply
      Daniela Modesto
      February 18, 2020 at 2:16 am

      Absolutely my pleasure and thank you so much for your wonderful recipe!! 🙂

  • Reply
    Kristen Wood
    February 17, 2020 at 10:27 pm

    Thank you so much for including my Ramen and Pumpkin Curry, Daniela! This is such a lovely, informative post with such fabulous recipes! xo.

  • Reply
    Daniela Modesto
    February 18, 2020 at 2:17 am

    I’m so happy to my friend, and thank you for the wonderful recipes! I love them both!! xoxo

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