61 Gluten Free Kid-Friendly Recipes for Picky Eaters (2024)

Now that back-to-school season is here and parents are busier than ever (especially with many students doing virtual learning!), I wanted to lend a hand with a common problem I see in gluten free Facebook groups: finding gluten free recipes for kids that even picky eaters will enjoy!

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Below, I've complied 61 gluten free recipes for kids that are specifically designed to please picky eaters. I've also included gluten free breakfast, snack and dinner recipes so that your picky eater can eat happily alllll day long.

So let's dig right on in. Here are 61 gluten free recipes for kids that are sure to please even the pickiest of diners. :)

Gluten Free Recipes for Kids: Breakfast Edition

1.Kid Friendly Blueberry Kale Smoothie (Paleo) - Hot Pan Kitchen

Sweet ingredients like blueberries, banana and dates will disguise the kale and chia seeds also included in this smoothie!

2.Gluten-Free Breakfast Cookies - Mom's Test Kitchen

Gluten free oats, peanut butter and banana combine into a delicious and easy breakfast.

3. Keto Pancake Cereal (Low Carb) -Wholesome Yum

Pancakes + cereal = a kid's dream come true.


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4.Spinach and Feta Egg Cups - Served from Scratch

Since spinach is mild in flavor, it's the perfect choice for a kid-friendly breakfast.

5. Easy and Delicious Keto Pancakes (Low Carb) -Healthy With Jamie

These gluten free pancakes are as healthy as they are yummy!

6.Gluten Free Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies - Home Body Eats

Cookies for breakfast? Who would turn down that?!?

7. Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Overnight Oats -Lemons and Zest

A prep-ahead breakfast you and your kids will look forward to eating!

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8.Sourdough Almond Flour Waffles (Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free Option) - Raia's Recipes

The perfect gluten free treat to start your children's day.

9.Easy No-Bake Greek Yogurt Tart (Egg Free) - Fearless Dining

These gluten free tarts look fancy, but they are just as easy to make as they are to eat.

10. 3-Ingredient Blueberry Cheesecake Bagels (Egg Free) - Casey the College Celiac

These gluten free bagels are so easy to make, your kids can always lend a helping hand!

11. Banana Buckwheat Pancakes -A Baking Journey

Buckwheat flour and a hidden banana make these pancakes about as healthy - and delicious - as they can get.

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12. Breakfast Tostadas - Simply Full of Delight

Taco bout a delicious start to the day.

13.Low Carb Gluten Free Sausage Balls - My Productive Backyard

Seven ingredients combine into a delicious low carb breakfast or snack.

14. Paleo Apple Muffins (Dairy Free, Vegetarian) - Cook Eat Paleo

Apple pie in muffin form? Yes please!

15.Keto Breakfast Sandwich - Cooked By Julie

You can also prep these keto bagels ahead of time for an even easier gluten free breakfast.

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16. Gluten Free Oatmeal Breakfast Bars -Your Haute Mess

For those needing a quick and easy breakfast on busy school mornings...

17. Gluten Free Poptarts - Celebration Generation

Ummmm, yes please?!?

18. Acai Bowl - The Forked Spoon

Who needs to buy an acai bowl when you can make your own at home?

19. Easy Recipe for Gluten Free Waffles -Hunny I'm Home DIY

A classic waffle recipe, just gluten free.

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20. Gluten-Free Egg Fried Rice - Good For You Gluten Free

This egg fried rice is just as delicious for breakfast as it is for dinner!

21. Full English Breakfast Muffins (Grain Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Refined Sugar Free) - Emma Eats and Explores

Who knew you could have a full English breakfast in the form of a single muffin?

22.Southwestern Frittata - Feasible Feast

An easy and healthy recipe that you can enjoy for breakfast or dinner.

Gluten Free Recipes for Kids: Snack Edition

23.Healthy Banana Snack Cake (Refined Sugar Free) - Flavor the Moments

Are you drooling, or is it just me?

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24. Copycat Cookie Dough Vegan Larabar - Cass Clay Cooking

Use gluten free oats, and this is a delicious gluten free snack that people of any age will enjoy!

25. Easy Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread - Creative Green Living

No one will even guess there's zucchini in this chocolatey snack.

26. Gluten Free Pumpkin Scones (Vegan) - The Curious Frugal

A gluten free snack that's perfect for the upcoming fall season.

27. Simple Morning Muffins (Dairy Free) - Fresh Simple Home

These muffins almost look too pretty to eat!

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28. PJ Masks Inspired Popsicles (Dairy Free) - Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream

These gluten free popsicles come in three fun flavors:Gekko Grape, Catboy blue lemonade and Owlet raspberry strawberry.

29. Green Berry Banana Bread (Vegan) - Casey the College Celiac

This banana bread comes out green thanks to the addition of spinach, but your kids won't taste any vegetables.

30. Gluten Free Pizza Bites (Dairy Free Option) - Gluten Free on a Shoestring

Use muffin pans to make these pizza bites an easy and delicious snack.

31. Chocolate Protein Donuts (Soy Free, Dairy Free) - A Sorey Fitness

These chocolate protein donuts are delicious enough to eat for dessert, but also make for a healthy snack.

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32. Gluten Free Goldfish Crackers (Nut Free, Vegan) - Healthy Taste of Life

A childhood classic made gluten free and vegan, so anyone can enjoy!

33.Air Fryer Plantains (Paleo, W30, Vegan) - Recipe This

All you need are three staple ingredients and 10 minutes to whip up these yummy snacks.

34.Almond Flour Crackers - Snappy Gourmet

You can add whatever flavors or seasonings you want to make these crackers your perfect snack.

35. Healthy Chocolate Granola (Oil Free) -The Banana Diaries

Chocolate for a snack is always a good idea, especially in the form of healthy granola.

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36. Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Stalks (Vegetarian) - Two Healthy Kitchens

Reduce food waste and get your kids to eat more vegetables by cutting your broccoli stalks into fun shapes!

37. Vegan Mug Brownie - Natural Goodness

When your kid is begging for cake as a snack, whip them up this healthy mug cake instead!

38.Keto Cheese Crackers (Grain Free) - Texanerin

When you need a gluten free, kid-friendly snack that's free of grains but packed with cheesy flavor.

Gluten Free Recipes for Kids: Dinner Edition

39.Cheesy Cauliflower Bread Sticks (Low Carb, Grain Free) - Curry Trail

Pair these with some marinara sauce and protein, and you'll have a kid-friendly meal with a hidden veggie.

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40.Gluten-Free Tomato Cheese Tart - What a Girl Eats

This cheese tart is full of such rich, cheesy flavor, kids won't even mind the vegetables thrown in.

41. Flank Steak Tacos with Brussels Sprouts - Eating Works

Before you start worrying about the brussel sprouts, the best part of these gluten free tacos is how easy it is to customize them to your family's taste! Check out the post for plenty of ideas on how to change up your usual taco night.

42. One Skillet Cheeseburger Helper - Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

A traditional family dinner given a gluten free twist!

43. 20-Minute Vegan Sloppy Joes -Wow It's Veggie

Sloppy Joes are a favorite childhood classic of mine!

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44.Chicken Broccoli Casserole - Dancing Through the Rain

Plenty of cheese hides the broccoli and cauliflower rice included in this comforting casserole.

45. Brazillian Cheese Bread - Simple Living Recipes

This gluten free bread is crunchy on the outside, cheesy on the inside, and sure to win over even the pickiest of eaters.

46. Vegan Shepard's Pie - Plant Based Folk

Creamy potatoes, tender vegetables and a flavorful meat substitute combine into one comforting, gluten free dinner.

47.Lightened Up Veggie “Nachos” (Low Carb, Keto) - Couple in the Kitchen

These are nacho traditional tacos...but they are super tasty!

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48.Best Ever Gluten Free Cheeseburger Macaroni Skillet - A Sprinkling of Cayenne

Cheeseburger + macaroni = and a gluten free dinner for the whole family.

49.Quinoa "Mac" & Cheese - Hungry Hobby

All the flavors of mac and cheese with the plant-based protein of quinoa!

50.Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato - The Oregon Dietician

For when you want to shake up your family's usual burger night.

51. Taco Tater Tot Casserole -Mae's Menu

Tater tots get an upgrade in this gluten free and comforting casserole dinner.


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52. Easy Creamy Gluten-Free Spaghetti (Vegan Option) - Spice It Upp

A garlic cream sauce turns this gluten free spaghetti dinner into a recipe your kids will request regularly.

53. Easy Baked Chicken Nuggets (Paleo Option) -Whole New Mom

A childhood classic made gluten free.

54.Vegetable Pasta Sauce - 7 Different Veggies and Legumes (Vegan) - My Pure Plants

This is the spaghetti sauce you need to get even the pickiest of eaters to eat their veggies.

55. Gluten Free Pizza Quesedilla (Vegan Option)The Helpful GF

Two of kids' favorite foods combined? Talk about a win!

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56.Healthy Vegetarian Mexican Casserole with Rice & Beans - Piping Pot Curry

Cheese, brown rice and lots of veggies combine into a comforting casserole for family dinner.

57.Keto Grilled Cheese - Here to Cook

Pair this homemade grilled cheese with some tomato soup or your kid's favorite side, and you'll have a gluten free dinner everyone can enjoy.

58.Low Carb Pizza Chicken Skillet (Keto) - Low Carb Yum

Turn regular chicken breasts into a delicious "pizza" dinner with this recipe!

59. Vegetarian Chicken-less Pot Pies -A Mummy Too

Who would say no to pot pies?!?

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60. Mexican Quinoa in Instant Pot (Vegan) - Spice Cravings

This quinoa only takes 30 minutes and 1 pot to make, but it's packed with flavor.

61.Sheet Pan Apple Cinnamon Chicken (Whole 30, Paleo, Grain Free) - Paleo Gluten Free Guy

This sheet-pan dinner featuresjuicy chicken thighs, tender veggies and a hint of sweetness from apples.

Enjoy These 61 Gluten FreeRecipes for Kids!

Whether you have kids who are picky eaters or just want some gluten free recipes the whole family will enjoy, I hope this round-up gives you some delicious ideas for breakfast, snacks and dinner.

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Now let me know in the comments - which of these recipes do you want to try first?

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