We all know how hard it is when you first go gluten-free. Perhaps you were just recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, or Crohn’s Disease. Or maybe you are simply wanting to eat healthier and introduce gluten-free into your diet.
No matter what the circumstances are, eating gluten-free is definitely a learning process. Fortunately, there are tons of amazing gluten-free blogs out there with reviews, recipes, and advice on how to get started.
Best gluten-free blogs (handpicked)
Below is a list of the top 50 active gluten-free blogs to follow online. A lot of these personally helped me when I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. Hopefully they will be of some help to you as well. These are listed in no particular order. This post will be updated frequently as new bloggers pop up!
1. The Celiac Diva
The Celiac Diva is a show reviewing gluten-free food & beauty products (including organic, dairy free, soy free, grain free, and raw options!)
2. Gluten Dude
The Gluten Dude blog is made up of a Celiac community that is knowledgeable, passionate and snarky. Learn the truth about living gluten-free.
3. Gluten-Free Living
Gluten-Free Living has an established reputation for extensive and reliable writing about gluten-free ingredients, labeling, nutrition, recipes, research and more.
4. Gluten Free on a Shoestring
Eating gluten-free isn’t always cheap. Gluten free on a Shoestring provides great affordable gluten-free recipes that really work for everything you’re missing, now that you’re gluten-free.
5. Gluten-Free Girl
Gluten-Free Girl is run by Shauna, who has Celiac, and Daniel Ahern. They have a large recipe index of gluten-free food recipes and have four published books.
6. Simply Gluten Free
Simply Gluten Free blog has over 1,400 great tasting gluten-free recipes & photos; along with tips for those with Celiac disease.
7. Gluten Free Diva
Gluten Free Diva — Run by Ellan Allard, it is a food blog with simple, healthy gluten-free recipes. She teaches people how to figure out exactly which gluten-free (and dairy-free as needed) foods will nourish them.
8. Gluten-Free Goddess
Find Karina’s best gluten-free recipes, flourless chocolate cake, brownies, pancakes, pizza, banana bread, muffins, cookies, and more on Gluten-Free Goddess. Delicious.
9. Celiac Chicks
The Celiac Chicks provide a guide to a hip and healthy gluten-free lifestyle featuring gluten-free recipes, gluten-free restaurants, gluten-free bakeries, gluten-free travel, and gluten-free events along with information about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
10. Gluten-Free Fun
Run by Erin Smith who has Celiac Disease, the Gluten-Free Fun blog is dedicated to not just settling into living a boring gluten-free life. They talk about food, restaurants, recipes, and more.
11. Gluten Free Blogger
The Gluten Free Blogger is a gluten-free, coeliac-friendly blog from UK blogger Sarah Howells. Also covering thyroid issues, wheat free, dairy free and sometimes vegan!
12. Elana’s Pantry
New York Times Bestselling author Elana Amsterdam founded Elana’s Pantry, the original website for healthy grain-free Paleo recipes in 2006.
13. No Gluten, No Problem
No Gluten, No Problem is a blog that focuses on diverse from-scratch recipes, in-depth gluten-free reporting, and tips for living a happy, healthy, and active gluten-free lifestyle. Triumph Dining nominated it for “best gluten-free blog” and Healthline.com named it one of the “best allergy blogs of 2013.”
Glutenista features delicious gluten-free recipes, gluten-free tips and Tricks, gluten-free resources, and gluten-free product reviews.
15. Gluten Free & More
Gluten Free & More is for people on a gluten-free diet or living with other food allergies and sensitivities. Get easy-to-follow gluten-free and dairy-free recipes; the latest medical research; health, and lifestyle advice.
16. The Spunky Coconut
The Spunky Coconut is run by Kelly who also has Celiac Disease. She creates gluten-free and Paleo dishes so similar to conventional wheat/dairy/refined sugar recipes that no one feels deprived.
17. Gluten Free Easily (gfe)
Run by Shirley Braden. Living gluten free easily (gfe) has a focus on real food that’s naturally gluten-free, some mainstream packaged gluten-free foods, and a few gluten-free specialty items.
18. Free From
Run by Lucy, whose daughter has Celiac Disease. The Free From blog shares experiences, thoughts on the current state of health provision for coeliacs, and any ideas and suggestions about raising a coeliac child.
19. Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free
Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free, run by Amy Green, is a blog aimed at all those interested in eating well, eliminating refined sugars and gluten, and maintaining a healthy weight.
20. Cannelle et Vanille
Cannelle et Vanille is run by Aran, who was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Meniere’s Disease. She blogs tasty gluten-free recipes.
YumUniverse is run by Heather Crosby, a former veggie-phobe turned veggie-lover. She blogs about the infinite possibilities for a plant-based, gluten-free diet.
22. Fearless Dining
Fearless Dining blogs about delicious gluten-free recipes that are so good, you will never know are gluten-free :-).
HappyGut is run by Kiran who has Crohn’s Disease. She shares plant-based gluten-free recipes.
24. Gluten Free Deliciously
Gluten Free Deliciously is run by Anna who was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2012. She created her blog as a way to help people newly diagnosed with Celiac find places to get the best food.
25. Gluten Free Cuppa Tea
Gluten Free Cuppa Tea was created by Becky who suffers from a gluten intolerance. She wanted to be able to assist people like her, who suffer from food intolerances, allergies or the likes of the autoimmune disease, Coeliac Disease & Crohn’s Disease.
26. Gluten Free Works
The Gluten Free Works Health Guide is a regularly updated repository of research on gluten, gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease, translated into everyday language and formatted into a step by step process that anyone and everyone worldwide can use to help themselves and the people for which they care.
27. Art of Gluten-Free Baking
The Art of Gluten-Free Baking blog shares recipes and baking tips for creating delicious gluten-free baked goods that taste just like their wheat counterparts.
28. Poor and Gluten Free
Poor and Gluten Free is a blog about trying to live a healthy, eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle while eating gluten-free, real food on a budget.
29. Carla’s Gluten Free Recipe Box
Carla’s Gluten Free Recipe Box has over 1,200 gluten-free recipes with photos for the gluten-free diet; baking tips and blog articles on gluten intolerance, gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease.
30. Vegetarian Mama
Vegetarian Mama is run by Cindy, and publishes recipes that are gluten-free, nut-free, and vegetarian. She has been published twice in Gluten Free and More magazine (2015).
31. Living Free Jennifer’s Way
Living Free Jennifer’s Way is run by Jennifer Esposito, a famous actor. You might recognize her from the CBS show Blue Bloods. She has Celiac Disease and runs a gluten-free bakery in New York. It is her mission to make an easy to navigate road map for your new journey towards better health, a better life, and LIVING FREE.
32. Celiac and the Beast
Celiac and the Beast is run by Erica Dermer who has Celiac Disease. As she claims, she is just a gluten-free girl trying to survive in a world full of wheat.
33. Faithfully Gluten Free
Faithfully Gluten Free is run by Jeanine who also has Celiac Disease. She shares gluten-free recipes and is also the author of The Everything Guide to Living Gluten Free.
34. I’m a Celiac
I’m a Celiac is a gluten-free blog run by Pam, a mother and pastor’s wife who has Celiac Disease.
35. Gluten Free Gigi
Gluten Free Gigi is run by Gigi, who was diagnosed with multiple food allergies and Celiac Disease. She shares delicious new recipes along with gluten and allergen-free twists on old favorites.
36. Gluten-Free Globetrotter
Erin launched Gluten-Free Globetrotter during a trip in the Czech Republic. Her blog encourages those with Celiac Disease to travel the world and not be scared about eating gluten-free domestically and abroad.
37. King Gluten Free
Jordan Middlebrook was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2008. A lack of male blogger direction within the community directed Jordan to become King Gluten Free; a new, unique, effective and honest voice for a community that was slowly rising like a choir to advocate their issues and choices in a world that was unaware of what the true meaning of Celiac Disease was.
38. Don’t Mess with Mama
Don’t Mess with Mama is run by Tracey, who shares wholesome, gluten-free (and grain-free) meals with real food ingredients – like raw dairy, organic and local produce and pastured meat and eggs – to nourish your family.
39. Tasty Yummies
Tasty Yummies is run by Beth, who has been 100% gluten-free since 2005. Her goal is to inspire people to get creative with their food, to look at vegetables, fruit and other whole foods in a brand new light. She shares tips and gluten-free recipes on her blog.
40. Fork & Beans
Fork & Beans, run by Cara, is all about making allergen friendly food fun for the family. She shares awesome gluten-free recipes on her blog.
41. Beard + Bonnet
Beard and Bonnet is a gluten-free, vegetarian blog celebrating style, design, food and family.
42. Paleo Crumbs
On Paleo Crumbs, run by Macy, you will find many gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, primal, and paleo recipes.
43. Allergy Sensitive Kitchen
Allergy Sensitive Kitchen‘s goal is to provide creative recipes that are gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free plus some nut-free and vegan.
44. All Day I Dream About Food
All Day I Dream About Food is a low carb, gluten-free test kitchen. All the best recipes for a healthy ketogenic diet.
45. Life, Gluten Free
On Life, Gluten Free Heather creates healthy and nourishing gluten-free, nut-free, grain-free and allergy-friendly recipes. She feeds her family organic, local and seasonal foods. She homeschools her daughter, Sophie, who is 8 and has severe food allergies.
46. Chef Janet
Le Cordon Bleu trained Chef Janet shares wheat-free, celiac-friendly recipes, tips, ingredients for gluten-free cooking.
47. Against All Grain
Danielle Walker is the author and photographer of the New York Times Best Selling cookbook Against all Grain. She has Ulcerative Colitis and shares recipes that are entirely grain-free, and consequently gluten-free, free of refined sugars, and low to minimal dairy.
48. Amy Green
Amy Green helps make baking for a special diet simple by keeping the right ingredients on hand that are refined sugar-free and gluten-free.
49. Gluten-Free Survival Guide
The Gluten-Free Survival Guide is a comprehensive resource on the gluten-free diet. Find gluten-free recipes, learn how to read a nutrition label, and more!
BuenQamino is a travel blog focused on traveling with Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, and other Food Intolerances. Started by Christina Kantzavelos, who is diagnosed with Celiac Disease, as well as a casein, histamine and soy intolerance. She believes with more awareness, resources, advocacy, tools, activated charcoal and an EpiPen always at hand, that food restrictions shouldn’t stop anyone from traveling domestically, or internationally. She hopes that the information (articles, videos, reviews, products) she writes about and posts, provides you with the necessary tools to travel stress-free and with a full belly at all times. Buen Camino!
GlutenFreeNtheDMV is an online journal of gluten-free products and restaurants in DC, MD, and VA. Sandra’s hope is that others with Lupus & Autoimmune diseases, and Celiac Disease will learn to eat enjoyable food that doesn’t have gluten or wheat.
52. Gluten Free Dad
Lenny is a husband, father, and Marine who began his gluten-free journey to support his wife who suffers from several autoimmune diseases. He’s sharing dad-friendly gluten-free recipes, gluten-free parenting advice, and promoting all the great people and products in the gluten-free community. Check out Gluten Free Dad.
Bonus: No Gluten
And of course, last but not least, our own blog No Gluten; which is a gluten-free blog dedicated to helping those suffering with Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohn’s Disease live a happier and healthier life. Run by Brian Jackson who was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at the age of 27.
As you can see there are tons of great websites out there for people that either can’t eat gluten-free or are sensitive to gluten. So if you can’t find it in the stores, grab a gluten-free recipe from one of the sites above and try making it at home! Are there any good gluten-free blogs we missed? If so, feel free to drop them below in the comments.