If you have picky eaters, you know that meal time can be a challenge! These gluten free meals are tasty, easy, and best of all, kid friendly!
When you have special dietary needs, you know that it can be tough to find meals that are delicious and satisfying, without a bunch of hard to find ingredients. And if you’re feeding kids that are hard to please, it can be even more difficult to find meals that will keep everyone happy.
Finding the right ingredients can also be tough! Take a look at my guide to stocking an allergy friendly pantry as well as my list of allergy friendly products that can be found on Amazon if you need more help locating gluten free ingredients.
I understand the struggle to find safe meals your family will love. That’s why I’ve gathered 15 of my favorite comforting gluten free meals that are kid friendly. Most of these recipes are dairy free and free of other allergens as well. I hope you’ll enjoy these tasty recipes as much as my family does!
1. Gluten Free Meatloaf
Nothing says comfort food like meatloaf and mashed potatoes. This is easy to make without any eggs or gluten.
2. Chicken and Rice Casserole
Whenever I make this chicken and rice casserole, my family gobbles it up! This is a comforting dish that’s always a a favorite. Creamy rice, flavorful chicken, and buttered gluten free breadcrumbs combine to make a hearty meal that’s unforgettable.
3. Gluten Free Vegan Mac and Cheese
Mac and cheese is a classic that’s always a hit with kids and adults! This recipe is super easy, cheesy, and creamy!
4. Creamy Potato Soup with Ham
If you’re looking for an easy soup recipe, try this cream of potato soup! This is super simple to make, and it’s full of flavor. Serve it with your favorite gluten free bread or crackers on a chilly day.
5. Dairy Free Italian Meatball Soup
Tiny meatballs float in a flavorful broth, making this soup both tasty and fun to eat!
6. Garlic Spaghetti
Noodles are always fun to eat, and this simple pasta dish is very easy to make! Garlic spaghetti is a quick meal that relies on pantry ingredients.
7. Slow Cooker Taco Chicken
This is one of my favorite recipes to make for a party, because everyone loves it! Serve it in tacos or burritos, or use it for making rice bowls. This chicken is so tender and flavorful!
8. Pasta with Creamy Spinach Sauce
Like a fancier version of mac and cheese, this pasta dish is creamy and comforting. This dish is a great way to sneak some green veggies into your family!
9. Cheeseburger Soup
This soup is creamy and cheesy, but without any of the dairy! If you love cheeseburgers, but want to avoid the gluten from the bun, this soup is for you.
10. The Perfect Vegan Grilled Cheese
Who doesn’t love a nice grilled cheese sandwich? Learn how to make the best grilled cheese without dairy. To make it more fun, cut the sandwich into shapes with cookie cutters.
11. Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
One of my favorite cold weather dinners, this turkey shepherd’s pie is made of fluffy mashed potatoes, flavorful ground turkey, and a layer of bubbling cheese on top.
12. White Chicken Chili without Beans
If you have kids, you know some of them will not go within a mile of a dish that includes beans. This chicken chili is bean free, and it’s still very tasty!
13. Ground Beef Stroganoff
This stroganoff is hearty, filling, and very flavorful! This is delicious served over your favorite gluten free pasta or even on top of a baked potato.
14. Gluten Free French Toast Sticks
If you’re looking for a fun morning meal, try these gluten free cinnamon French toast sticks. Kids love to dip these in warm maple syrup!
15. Banana Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
Start your morning off right with this recipe for baked oatmeal. Be sure to use certified gluten free oats to make this delicious morning treat safe for your dietary needs!