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No need to fret if you or your special someone has celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity. You can still enjoy a mouthwatering date night dinner with these Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipes. You’ll find delicious ideas for starters, mains, sides, and even desserts!
What Should I Make for a Gluten Free Date Night or Valentine’s Day?
Do you have a new Valentine? Perhaps you’ve had the same Valentine for many years. You might have some little Valentines running around. Or maybe your Valentines are friends or family member who have always been there for you?
No matter who you love, I’m sure you are thinking about how to celebrate this special day. Especially if you are planning a gluten free date night dinner for someone who has to avoid gluten.
I’m here to help you with that Gluten Free Valentine’s Day dinner. But even if it isn’t February 14th, maybe you are looking for a meal to make for an anniversary or another occasion. This is when you want to take a little extra time, choose some special ingredients, and cook a meal that is sure to impress or show them how much they mean to you.
From appetizers and starters like soup or salad to main dishes and sides, and, of course, sweet treats for desserts, you’ll be able to complete your menu with this collection of gluten free date night dinner recipes!
Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipes
Everything you need for that special occasion meal is right here. Keep reading and be sure to bookmark your favorites!
Soups, Salads, and Appetizers
Spinach Feta Pinwheels
With spinach, feta, and parmean rolled up and baked, this tasty appetizer looks and tastes so elegant. And that low carb dough is easy and will just blow your mind.
Poached Pear Salad
This elegant side salad has mixed greens and poached pears with blue cheese, glazed walnuts, and a creamy sherry dressing. You’ll think you are at a fancy restaurant.
Butternut Squash Soup
So simple to make on the stove or in your Instant Pot, this velvety-smooth soup has sage and thyme to balance the natural sweetness. Dress it up with some crispy prosciutto and a swirl of Greek yogurt, if you like.
Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates
Sweet and savory with a sticky, spicy glaze, you’ll love snacking on these little bites. Baking them makes the center chewy and gooey while the bacon gets nice and crisp.
Lobster Cobb Salad
A little lobster turns this classic salad into some that feels super high-end. Serve it as a starter or make it as a lighter but still satisfying main course.
Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Soup
This restaurant-style soup is rich, creamy, and super delicious. Enjoy this silky-smooth bisque made with fresh tomatoes right at home in under 40 minutes.
More Gluten Free Appetizers, Soups and Salads
- Baked Burrata from Julie Blanner
- Lobster Bisque from Maebells
- Roasted Beet Salad from The Cozy Apron
- Baked Figs with Goat Cheese from Happy Kitchen
Caprese FIlet Mignon
Dress up a perfectly grilled filet with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil to turn it into a fancy dish. It is a simple and creative way to take your steak from every day to extra special.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Pesto Chicken Tenders
You only need three main ingredients for this flavor-packed chicken recipe that tastes amazing with Caprese zoodles salad. And you can cook it in the oven or air fryer to make that prosciutto nice and crisp.
Maple Glazed Salmon
A sweet and savory Asian-inspired marinade make this seafood dinner lip-smacking delicious. Serve it with some brown rice and vegetables, a don’t forget to give everything an extra drizzle of sauce before serving.
Penne alla Vodka
Homemade vodka sauce is so simple, yet so creamy and spectacular. It is ready faster than you can boil your favorite gluten free pasta or cook spaghetti squash.
Grilled Black and Blue Steaks
Creamy blue cheese and perfectly seasoned meat make grilled NY strip steaks or ribeyes a drool-worthy dinner option. Fire up your grill, make some baked potatoes, and prepare to be transported to a 5-star restaurant.
World’s Best Gluten Free Lasagna
While this is a dish that can feed a crowd, there are few things that show love more than making someone a perfect lasagna. And that’s what this recipe is – hearty, amazing, perfection.
More Gluten Free Main Dishes
- Shrimp Scampi form Boulder Locavore
- Seared Scallops from Baker By Nature
- Chicken Marsala from The Cookie Rookie
- Mushroom Risotto from Jessica Gavin
Air Fryer Truffle Fries
You don’t have to pay restaurant prices for such a glamourous dish. Enjoy a bit of indulgence with perfectly crispy fries drizzled with truffle oil and sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash
Perfectly golden with rich, caramelized flavor that is brought out from roasting in the oven. The natural sweetness of the squash is enhanced with the warm spice of cinnamon and an optional bit of heat from a pinch of cayenne pepper.
Garlic Roasted Mushrooms
There really isn’t might better to serve with that date night steak dinner than these juicy mushrooms. You only need a handful of simple ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, then let them roast in the oven while you prepare the rest of the meal.
Balsamic Green Beans
Delicously glazed with dried cranberries and shallots. Serve them simply out of the skillet or dress them up with a topping of crumbled goat cheese.
Whipped Cauliflower with Goat Cheese
So rich and creamy, but still a light and healthy side. The tangy goat cheese and herbs add a sophisticated flavor to this simple casserole.
Baked Parmesan Polenta
It only takes four ingredients and a little bit of stirring to make it turn out perfect every time. And it pairs well with so many meals, plus you can even prep it ahead of time.
More Gluten Free Side Dishes
- Glazed Carrots from Billy Parisi
- Duchess Potatoes from Mom on Timeout
- Garlic Broccolini from Diethood
- Wild Rice Pilaf from Simply Whisked
Bread and Rolls
Gluten Free Dinner Rolls
This recipe was tested over and over to make it perfect. You’ll get light and fluffy rolls you can slather with butter and enjoy with dinner.
Gluten Free Cornbread
Stir it together in one bowl and bake it to a perfect golden brown in minutes. Enjoy a slice with butte ror honey, or turn it into gluten free cornbread stuffing.
Gluten Free Breadsticks (coming soon)
It’s impossible to resist the soft, fluffy texture of these golden baked beauties. You can even slather them with garlic butter if you want garlic bread.
Gluten Free Buttermilk Biscuits
So buttery and flaky, they practically melt in your mouth. Then you can use the extras to make biscuits and gravy the next morning.
Brazilian Cheese Bread
You’ll fall in love with the ooey gooey centers. Or make someone fall in love with you even more when you serve them.
More Gluten Free Bread and Rolls
- Gluten Free Crescent Rolls from Gluten Free on a Shoestring
- Gluten Free Popovers from Menaingful Eats
- Cloud Bread from Wholesome Yum
- Gluten Free Focaccia from Fearless Dining
Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes
Lightly chocolaty and perfectly gorgeous, these are one of the most classic Valentine’s Day recipes for a reason. Don’t forget the cream cheese frosting.
Gluten Free Deep Dish Brownies for Two
These rich and fudgy brownies have a fairly simple ingredient list and they’ll be loved by everyone. That ooey gooey center is downright irresistible.
Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcakes
This classic dessert recipe combines soft buttermilk sweet biscuits, juicy strawberries, and homemade whipped cream into one ultra-satisfying treat.
Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Brownies
So rich and fudgy with swirls of tangy cheesecake and sweet Nutella. These are swoon-worthy brownies, and the leftovers are perfect in No-Churn Nutella Brownie Ice Cream.
Gluten Free Red Velvet Brownies for Two
This warm, rich, and fudgy gluten-free brownie recipe is baked in ramekins and makes just two servings. The ultimate chocolate indilgence that is even better hen topped with vanilla or cheesecake ice cream.
Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Strawberries
The classic Valentine’s Day treat is even better when you stuff a cheesecake filling in the middle. And yes, this indulgence is even a healthier way to satisfy the sweet tooth.
More Gluten Free Desserts
- White Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry Sauce from Fake Ginger
- Homemade Heart Marshmallows from Belly Full
- Red Velvet Mocha Milkshake from Lemon Tree Dwelling
- La Bete Noir Flourless Chocolate Cake from That Skinny Chick Can Bake