The 5 Best Websites For Finding Healthy Gluten-Free and Vegan Recipes

Sometimes dietary requirements or restrictions can make it difficult to know how to eat healthy. Whether you want to eat gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian or vegan, you will find tons of inspiration online.

Here are the top five culinary websites that you can use to find dietary healthy recipes.

Screenshot of the Milk Free Mom homepage

Milk Free Mom is a website dedicated to creating and sharing easy-to-prepare dairy-free recipes and buying recommendations for dairy-free products. You will find plenty of inspiration for vegan, gluten-free and allergy-friendly snacks and meals – from breakfast to dessert.

If you are new to the dairy-free or vegan diet, check out the free meal plans for ideas on what to eat each day. If you need inspiration or help with grocery shopping, you can check out the website’s blog section for non-dairy products.

There are also special sections for gluten-free and vegan recipe collections.

Screenshot of the Minimalist Baker homepage

Minimalist Baker is ideal for anyone who wants to know how to bake for a range of nutritional needs.

All recipes have one or more dietary labels: gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free or naturally sweetened. A helpful color coding system helps to easily distinguish which are safe for you based on your needs.

As well as being dietetic, all Minimalist Baker recipes are easy to prepare and can be broken down into one or more categories: ten ingredients or less, one bowl, or 30 minutes or less prep time.

If you want to expand your culinary equipment, there is also a shop on the website where you can buy both kitchen supplies and specialty cookware.

Screenshot of the vegetarian gastronomy homepage

Vegetarian Gastronomy is a popular blog that focuses on healthy vegan recipes and also has lots of gluten-free options.

In addition to the recipes for starters, main courses and desserts, you will also find an area for child-friendly meals. As a mother of two, the author Anjali believes that healthy eating habits are formed at a young age. The children’s section of the website will help you find recipes that are suitable for both children and the whole family.

If you want to follow step-by-step recipe videos, check out Vegetarian Gastronomy Web Stories. Here you will find the most popular recipes in the form of a walkthrough video.

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Screenshot of the Forks Over Knives homepage

Best known for the health documentary of the same name, the Forks Over Knives website is full of allergy-friendly recipes.

The idea behind Forks Over Knives is to treat and reverse some illnesses by simply eating a whole, plant-based diet. This website is great for anyone and everyone without illness and is full of easy and healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes.

You can also learn more about the benefits of a whole, plant-based diet in the beginner’s guide. There are also useful FAQs and a meal planner that can help you decide what to cook each day.

Screenshot of the Celiac Disease Foundation's recipes page

If you have a gluten-free diet, the Foundation for Celiac Disease website has a wide variety of safe recipes to choose from.

Established in 1990, the foundation aims to educate and support those diagnosed with celiac disease – but its resources are useful to anyone following a gluten-free diet. Click on Gluten free life to discover recipes, menus and lists of gluten-free foods.

In addition to many gluten-free recipes, the Celiac Foundation also offers advice on safe gluten-free medications and supplements, as well as a guide to gluten-free restaurants.

Related: Websites to Learn About Celiac Disease

There are nutrition-friendly recipes all over the internet

With a smartphone or laptop at hand, you can find inspiration and help with your nutritional needs.

Aside from dedicated blogs, Pinterest is a great place to find recipe ideas from across the web. Even a quick search on Google can bring up a decent list of recommended gluten-free, vegan, or other diet recipes that you’re looking for.

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Charlotte Osborn
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Charlotte is a freelance feature writer with a focus on technology, travel, and lifestyle. She has more than 7 years of experience in journalism, PR, editing and copywriting. Although Charlotte lives mostly in the south of England, Charlotte spends the summer and winter seasons abroad or roams the UK in her self-built motorhome in search of surf spots, adventure trails and a good place to write.

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