8 Desserts You Didn’t Think You Could Make After Going Gluten-Free

Think a gluten-free diet means denying yourself all delicacies? Don’t fret about missing out-we’ve got loads of delicious gluten-free dessert recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

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Finding ways to eat your favourite foods on a gluten-free diet can sometimes be a challenge. Whether you have celiac disease, a gluten-intolerance or simply feel better nixing wheat and gluten from your diet, there are many easy alternatives to your traditional wheat-filled treats.

Banana Bread

This classic comfort food might seem off-limits for gluten-free folks, but that’s not the case with a few tweaks. Not only is this recipe tasty, it also skips the refined flours and sugars in the old-school version so you don’t need to feel guilty about digging in.

Pie Crust

Love a crispy graham cracker crust on your favourite pumpkin pie or cherry cheesecake? This three-ingredient alternative crust gives you that sweet honey taste without any of the gluten.

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Marshmallow Cereal Bars

Traditionally made with rice cereal, mix this recipe up with some whole grain oat cereal like Cheerios for a crunchier take on these marshmallow bars. Cheerios boast the same classic taste, but are now gluten-free. Plus, the prep time is only approximately 15 minutes for ooey gooey results.

Chocolate Cake

Planning on baking for a birthday party or anniversary? A chocolate cake can’t be beat for any special occasion. Replace the customary flour with a can of chickpeas for a rich and tasty treat with an added hit of protein.

Chocolate Coconut Truffles

Made with superpower ingredients like walnuts, dates and almonds, these no-bake truffles are not only easy, they pack a healthy punch. Pop them in the fridge for an hour and voila, you’ve got a delicacy ready for vegan and gluten-free guests.

Macarons

The combination of pistachio, orange and white chocolate make for a decadent, bite-sized dessert sans gluten. Homemade versions of these trendy French treats are sure to impress.

Frozen Banana Treats

This simple gluten-free dessert is a kid favourite. Filled with potassium, protein, calcium and fibre, it also makes for a great afternoon snack. Doing the prep can be a fun family activity, so gather the kids and get cooking!

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Apple Crisp

Remake a classic recipe by adding in some gluten-free cereal instead of flour. Bake it in the oven as you’re serving dinner to fill your home with the scent of apple cinnamon.

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