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15 Best Gluten-Free Snack Recipes For Every Craving
March 16, 2021 in Appetizers · Gluten-Free · Leave a Comment

Snacking is essential for me to get through the day without a case of the hangries! These gluten-free snack recipes are satisfying, energizing and made with real ingredients. Below you’ll find healthier versions of store-bought classics, and homemade snacks that will cure both sweet and savory cravings.

pink bowl with yogurt, granola, and berries in it.

The basics: What is gluten?

Gluten is a family of proteins found in wheat, barley, rye and spelt. It’s what gives flour a sticky consistency when mixed with water. This glue-like property helps gluten create a sticky network that gives bread the ability to rise when baked. It also gives bread a chewy and satisfying texture

Popular Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

I’ve learned that having nourishing eats on hand and at the ready helps me stay energized and focused throughout the day. Here are some of my favorite staples that I keep on hand:

  • trail mix
  • pre-cut carrot and celery sticks
  • frozen bananas for smoothies
  • gluten-free cereal
  • snacking cheese
  • pickles and olives
  • hard boiled eggs

Bonus: You’ll also find gluten-free dinner recipes and gluten-free breakfast recipes to complete your meal planning for the week!

15 Best Gluten-Free Snacks

Wholesome gluten-free snacks that will beat any craving! From sweet to savory, crunchy to smooth, these recipes will fill your pantry and fridge with the best things to munch on. Includes gluten-free, dairy-free snack ideas.

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Snacks

14 Best Gluten-Free Snack Recipes, & White Bean Hummus Recipe

14 Best Gluten-Free Snack Recipes, & White Bean Hummus Recipe

Yield: serves 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

The creamiest hummus made from white beans, and topped with delicious Mediterranean additions like spices, pine nuts, and olive oil. Plus 14 other gluten-free snack recipes to inspire!


  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can white beans, drained, and liquid reserved
  • 1/4 cup well stirred tahini
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper



    1. Place the garlic, beans, tahini, and olive oil in a food processor. Blend and processor for 20 seconds, stop to scrape sides, then blend for 20 more seconds.
    2. Add water, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Puree for two minutes, just keep it buzzing, to create the really really smooth texture.
    3. At this point you're ready to garnish and serve. But if you'd like it to be a little thicker, you can refrigerate for 15 minutes. Spoon into bowl and top with parsley, pine nuts, za'atar, and artichokes. Serve.
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