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Best of Both Worlds: 21 Gluten-Free & Vegan Cookbooks

What’s the best meal on the planet?

A fresh, homemade dish that perfectly meets all of your dietary needs.

You agree?

Then you’ll love this list of 21 gluten-free, vegan cookbooks. 

Let’s get cookin’!

Table of Contents:

  1. Gluten-Free Vegan Comfort Food
  2. Healthier Steps: 125 Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes
  3. Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats
  4. Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking
  5. Plant-Based Meal Prep
  6. Gluten-Free, Vegan Cooking in Your Instant Pot
  7. Gluten-Free & Vegan for the Whole Family
  8. Whole Bowls: Complete Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Meals
  9. Gluten-Free & Vegan Bread
  10. Clean Desserts
  11. The Rawsome Vegan Cookbook
  12. YUM: Plant-Based Recipes for a Gluten-Free Diet
  13. BabyCakes Covers the Classics
  14. The Blender Girl
  15. The UnDiet Cookbook
  16. Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats from Around the World
  17. Silk Road Vegetarian
  18. Easy. Whole. Vegan.
  19. The Vegan 8
  20. Bliss Bites
  21. Gluten-Free Vegan

gluten free vegan comfort food recipe book

1. Gluten-Free Vegan Comfort Food by Susan O’Brien

What’s that saying?

Oh yeah. Vegan and gluten-free doesn’t mean boring and bland!

Susan learned the hard way how to cook gluten-free food when celiac disease-friendly options weren’t readily available.

And well. She nailed it! 

Her cookbook nails tasty down to a tee with all of the comfort food recipes you can imagine: wheat, dairy, gluten, and meat-free. 


$18.00, but $6.97 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • “Mac and cheese”
  • Stuffed bell peppers
  • Key lime pie
  • Chocolate cupcakes

healther steps gluten free vegan cookbook

2. Healthier Steps: 125 Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes by Michelle Blackwood

After Michelle almost died following the delivery of her son and IBS troubles, she quickly realized health needed to be a top priority. 

The registered nurse and health coach grabs recipe inspiration from her Europe and Caribbean travels as well as her 10 years living at a missionary college to fill her cookbook with unique, mouthwatering ingredients. 

But she brings it full circle!

The book is also loaded with extra tips, tricks, and grocery lists for finding different ingredients, maintaining yumminess while gluten-free, and using substitutions.


$24.99- buy here

Some of the yum

  • Pulled jackfruit sandwich
  • Jamaican dumplings
  • Victoria sponge cake
  • Coconut lime berry tarts

great gluten free vegan eats recipe book

3. Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats by Allyson Kramer

What’s the number one way to stick to healthy eating?

Make sure you’re eating nutritious foods you actually enjoy.

Allyson makes sure that Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats, named a Top 5 Cookbook of 2012, provides all of the above and more with all-natural, fresh ingredients to load up apps, mains, and desserts. 

Its 101 recipes are fully-photographed throughout the entire book, which means you’ll be drooling on each page. 

That’s one way to motivate yourself to eat healthily. 


$21.80- buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Cherry vanilla bean pancakes
  • Coconut asparagus soup
  • Rosemary, leek, and potato pie
  • Chocolate hazelnut brownie cheesecake

gluten free vegan baking recipe book cara reed

4. Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking by Cara Reed

For the weekends of binging 5 hours of baking shows, you’re gonna need a giant stack of gluten-free, vegan treat recipes to try immediately. 

Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking is it!

You may have heard of Cara from her blog, Fork and Beans, in which case you already know her recipes are totes delish. Parents flock to her for snack, craft, and holiday ideas to do with kids or for just super fun foods like animal toast


$19.99, but $14.89 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Churros with chocolate dipping sauce
  • Pumpkin cupcakes
  • German chocolate cake
  • Sweet almond braided bread

plant based meal prep cookbook

5. Plant-Based Meal Prep by Stephanie Tornatore

Vegan beginners? This one’s for you.

You may know youtube star, Stephanie, from her popular channel, Steph and Adam, where the couple shares hundreds of helpful videos on plant-based meal prep and more.

Whether you’re just skimming the vegan curb or are ready to go all-in, Stephanie expertly offers planning, prepping, and cooking plant-based tips. 


$19.99, but $14.79 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Creamy tofu and rice
  • Red curry with lentils and potatoes
  • Creamy pasta with broccoli
  • Lentil and black bean nachos

instant pot gluten free vegan cooking

6. Gluten-Free, Vegan Cooking in Your Instant Pot by Kathy Hester

So there are two of these bad boy instant pot recipe books:

Kathy’s bestselling Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Your Instant Pot, and then this one! The gluten-free AND vegan version.

I’ll just go ahead and say it.

Thank you, Kathy!!!

As if the instant pot doesn’t make cooking simple enough, these easy recipes are also soy-free, refined sugar-free, and have low to no salt. 

You can find more of her recipes at Healthy Slow Cooking.


$21.99, but $17.59 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Onion and molasses baked beans
  • Chickpeas and dumplings
  • Jackfruit white beans chili
  • Almond berry cake

gluten free and vegan for the whole family cookbook

7. Gluten-Free & Vegan for the Whole Family by Jennifer Katzinger

When Jen opened up a gluten-free bakery in 2002 in the University District of Seattle, WA, she was quickly overwhelmed with the positive customer response. Some would even burst into tears because they had finally found a bakery they could actually eat at! 

So, she set out to help more people and became an author of over 5 books, one of which is Gluten-Free & Vegan for the Whole Family. 

And it’s just how it sounds:

For the WHOLE family. No more struggling with little picky, gluten-free eaters!


$24.97- buy here

Some of the yum

  • Brownies
  • Banana muffins
  • Red bean burgers
  • Italian wedding soup

Or if you want 21 quick gluten-free snack ideas for the whole family right now, check out this blog post.

whole bowls cookbook

8. Whole Bowls: Complete Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Meals by Allison Day

After living in London, UK in 2017, Allison’s Canadian roots sent her back to Ontario, where she lives with her family and pup! She’s been featured in top publications like The New York Times, Bon Appetit, Food Network Canada, and SHAPE.

Her first book, Whole Bowls, is an ultra award-winner. 

But there’s more! 

After you finish sprucing up your own bowls with her make-your-own formulas, head to her Taste Canada gold award winner blog, Yummy Beet.


$24.99, but $16.99 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Sunny citrus bowls with orange pomegranate salsa and lemon cream
  • Southern cheddar grits with tomatoes, kale, and black beans
  • Baked polenta with caramelized onions, mushrooms, and marinara
  • Oat risotto bowls with soft-boiled eggs, avocado, and hazelnut dukkah

gluten free and vegan bread recipe book

9. Gluten-Free & Vegan Bread by Jennifer Katzinger

Gluten-free bread is already a challenge. But gluten-free, vegan bread?


Except, no it ain’t. 

You have 65 gluten-free, vegan bread recipes at your disposal thanks to Jennifer, and with her incredible baking experience and authorship? You know they’re all oh so amazing. 


$24.95- buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Simple Focaccia
  • Quinoa Crackers
  • Cinnamon Pecan Rolls
  • Cranberry Pecan Bread

clean desserts recipe book

10. Clean Desserts by Karielyn Tillman

There was never a more wholesome, simple pile of dessert ideas...until now.

After becoming passionate about non-toxic living, Karielyn created Clean Desserts: Delicious No-Bake Vegan & Gluten-Free Cookies, Bars, Balls, and More.

She also updates her The Healthy Family & Home blog on the reg and authored the digital cookbook, Clean Eating: Desserts, Snacks, Smoothies and more!


$24.99, but $17.19 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Kiwi + Coconut Cheesecake Squares
  • Black Forest Thumbprint Cookies
  • Pecan Praline Ice Cream
  • Hazelnut Caramel Balls

the rawsome vegan cookbook

11. The Rawsome Vegan Cookbook by Emily von Euw

When Emily was 16, she woke up one day, decided to be vegan, and her blog This Rawsome Vegan Life was born shortly after in 2011. 

As her blog took off, she created the Rawsome Vegan Cookbook, a collection of both raw and lightly-cooked recipes that will not disappoint on the tasty side.

All of the meals are straight-up stunning, sans gluten, and super nutritious. It’s the perfect way to enjoy veggies without missing meat or common allergens. 


$32.95, but $22.99 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Rawsome Pizza
  • Zucchini Noodle Lasagna
  • Freedom Falafel
  • Pumpkin Soup

yum vegan gluten free recipe book on amazon

12. YUM: Plant-Based Recipes For A Gluten-Free Diet by Dr. Theresa Nicassio

Dr. Nicassio struggled immensely to not leave her two girls motherless before they graduated high school as she came close to death.

Her health scare put her on the nutrition fast track, however! 

She put her Phd psychology degree to good use and created a massive, user-friendly 368-page cookbook with 10 pages of food allergy charts and special nutrition info.

But don't get overwhelmed yet! 

The recipes are “easy enough for even a 12-year old to make” and the ratings speak for themselves.

Check out her yumfoodforliving blog for more!


$34.99- buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Best No Meat-Meat
  • Chia chips
  • Chocolate chip cookies
  • Lemon cupcakes

babycakes covers the classics cookbook

13. BabyCakes Covers the Classics by Erin McKenna

This baking book covers every vegan, gluten-free treat from donuts to snickerdoodles. 

If you’ve ever visited Erin’s bakeries in NYC and LA, you know her recipes will rock your socks off.

And, they’re refined sugar-free! 


$25 but $22.52 on Amazon. Buy here

Some of the yum

  • Gingerbread pancakes
  • Honey buns
  • German chocolate cake
  • Madeleines 

the blender girl cookbook

14. The Blender Girl by Tess Masters

You know The Blender Girl?

After being diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus, she removed both gluten and dairy and almost instantly felt better. And she decided to help others, too!

All of her recipes: breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, desserts, and drinks are whipped up speedy style in the blender, many of which are raw, nut, corn, soy, and sugar-free.  

You can even find details on soaking, sprouting, dehydrating, food-combining, and eating raw, probiotic-rich foods.


$19.99, but $12.59 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Fresh spring rolls with orange-almond sauce
  • Spicy chickpea burgers with portobello buns and greens
  • Raspberry-lemon cheesecake
  • Chocolate-chile banana spilly

the undiet cookbook

15. The UnDiet Cookbook by Meghan Telpner

Meghan gets down to the nitty-gritty:

Can you feel good and eat delicious food at the same time?

Absolutely! Especially with her collection of juices, smoothies, breakfasts, condiments, everyday staples, entrees, and desserts.

To top it off, she also includes tips on entertaining, DIY beauty, and travel with every recipe being dairy and gluten-free. 


In most cases, recipes are vegan-friendly as well, but there's always options to accommodate any preferences. 


$24.95- buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Zucchini hummus
  • Vegetable dumplings
  • Stuffed sweet potatoes
  • Raw pie

great gluten free vegan eats

16. Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats From Around the World by Allyson Kramer

Feeling adventurous?

Follow up Great Gluten-Free Eats with this 2nd Around the World edition!

It’s like traveling the world from inside your mouth...AND still sticking to your gluten-free, plant-based goals.

Craving more, more, more?

Read up her recipe-ridden blog, Manifest Vegan.


$21.99, but $15.99 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Plantain and Potato Soup
  • English Cottage Pie
  • Fig Pastries with Clotted Cream
  • Jamaican Jerk Tofu

silk road vegetarian cookbook

17. Silk Road Vegetarian by Dahlia Abraham-Klein

Feeling adventurous part 2 with an Asian twist!

Dahlia is what you call a “citizen of the planet.” She’s lived and traveled in places like Asia, Europe, and Africa, and grew up in a Central Asian immigrant family.

Once she tapped into her passion for cooking, Silk Road Vegetarian was born. This cookbook brings balance to your palate by taking you back to Asian roots but addressing the modern need for Earth-friendly foods. 

Every single meal envelops the perfect, rich blend of spices and flavors, while still offering all the nutrients and dietary needs to stay healthy. 


$16.95, but $13.99 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Bengali potato and zucchini curry
  • Afghan moussaka eggplant with yoghurt sauce
  • Bukharian crockpot rice with dried fruit

easy whole vegan recipe book

18. Easy. Whole. Vegan. by Melissa King

After a horrible event with her infant daughter involving surgery and a feeding tube, Melissa decided to take charge of her family’s health. 

But with two daughters and a busy schedule, she gets how it’s so easy to fall back on processed foods when you’re a busy mom.

In fact, she organized her cookbook with Quick, Easy, Make Ahead, and Entertain sections so busy families have flexibility. 

And you won’t be missing gluten, dairy, or meat anytime soon– especially with those bonus smoothie recipes!


$19.95, but $15 on Amazon. Buy here

Some of the yum

  • Sweet Potato Pancakes
  • Chili Mac & Cheese
  • Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
  • White Bean & Zucchini Burgers

the vegan 8 cookbook

19. The Vegan 8 by Brandi Doming

The Vegan 8 blog has a cookbook, too!

Brandi and her family went vegan after her husband’s debilitating gout spun out of control. Since then, she’s been committed to proving that eating vegan is easy and fun!

Get ready to enjoy a ton of vegan recipes with 8 ingredients or less.


$25.99, but $18.78 on Amazon. Buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Spinach-Artichoke Dip
  • No-Bake Chocolate Espresso Fudge Cake
  • Bakery-Style Blueberry Muffins
  • Fool ’Em “Cream Cheese”

bliss bites vegan gluten free cookbook

20. Bliss Bites by Kate Bradley

Let’s talk sweet snacks.

Because snacks.

Bliss Bites contains chapters like Savory Bites, Sweet Tooth, Treats, and Everyday Staples with over 50 recipes of pure gluten-free, vegan goodness.

Kate works her magic over at her blog, Kenko Kitchen, too, where she talks more about going refined sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan in 2012 and how it completely revolutionized her health.


$14.99- buy here.

Some of the yum

  • 5-Ingredient peanut butter bliss balls
  • Mega seed crackers
  • Date night truffles
  • Almost a snickers bar

gluten free vegan recipe book

21. Gluten-Free Vegan by Sophie Miller


Make a gluten-free vegan meal in under 30 minutes!

With the Gluten-Free Vegan: Healthy Everyday Recipes in Under 30 minutes cookbook by your side, no problem.

Not only does this book provide ready-in-a-jiffy meals but Sophie also shows you how to use certain ingredients, keep up with vital nutrient levels, and healthily nurture your body.


$14.99- buy here.

Some of the yum

  • Creamy avocado carbonara
  • Peppers stuffed with rice and nuts
  • Artichoke and olive salad
  • Portobello mushroom burger 

frugal vegan cookbook

Extra! For the Vegan Who Eats Gluten

  1. The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon
  2. Frugal Vegan: Affordable, Easy & Delicious Vegan Cooking by Katie Koteen and Kate Kasbee
  3. Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook by Toni Okamoto
  4. Minimalist’s Baker’s Everyday Cooking by Dana Shultz
  5. Pure & Beautiful Vegan Cooking by Kathleen Henry

against all grain cookbook

Extra! For the Gluten-Free Who...Just Don’t Eat Gluten

  1. Against All Grain by Danielle Walker
  2. Gluten-Free On a Shoestring by Nicole Hunn
  3. True Roots by Kristin Cavallari
  4. Eat Happy Too by Anna Vocino
  5. Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg M.D. and Zoe Francois

It’s a Cookbook Cookoff!

You’ve officially hit the jackpot: 

A giant stack of gluten-free, vegan cookbooks just waiting for you to explore. Which cookbook peaked your interest the most?

You have so many fantastic options right at your disposal. 


If you'd like to learn about the secrets to gluten-free baking, check out our article "Breaking Down Gluten-Free Baking Science... In an Easy, Non-Sciency Way"


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