60 gluten-free and grain-free recipes using 8 ingredients or less

by purelytwins

Collection of 60 recipes that have less than 8 ingredients and are gluten-free and grain-free. A mix of sweet and savory recipes.

Eating healthy doesn't have to be complicated or use a lot of ingredients. We put together 60 of our amazing delicious gluten-free and grain-free recipes that are made from 8 ingredients or LESS! All of them are super easy to make so you won't be spending hours in the kitchen. There are sweet and savory recipes that you can enjoy any time of the day.

We have a lot of recipes on our site. We know it can be overwhelming. It’s crazy for us to look back and see all the recipes we’ve made here on our blog.  So many ones we forgot about and can’t wait to make again. 

One thing we aim to do here at Purely Twins is use as few ingredients as we can and still make spectacular recipes. We like using as “natural” and “wholesome” ingredients when we can, but of course we mix in a little fun too. We like to keep things simple and these 60 recipes do just that!

We love being able to create allergy-friendly and low sugar recipes so just about anyone can find one recipe or at least change one of our recipes to meet their specific needs.  Really there is something for everyone to enjoy.

60 gluten-free and grain-free recipes using 8 ingredients or less

Healthy, gluten-free, oat-free paleo plantain porridge in a bowl. Creamy, dreamy porridge makes for a comforting meal made easy. This breakfast will give you energy, a nice dose of healthy fiber, carbs, and fats without the sugar high.

plantain porridge – 3 ingredients

strawberry chocolate tahini melt – 5 ingredients

tahini cacao nib sandwich – 3 ingredients

sugar-free grain-free biscotti –  5 ingredients

blueberry orange biscotti – 7 ingredients

chocolate tahini chia seed balls – 7 ingredients

cinnamon cherry hazelnut chocolate cakes – 7 ingredients

Single serving chocolate cake with 2 ingredient coconut raspberry frosting. 6 ingredient single serving chocolate cake with 2 ingredient raspberry frosting with 2 recipes

single serving chocolate cake – 6 ingredients

cake batter dough balls – 4 ingredients

grain-free gluten-free peanut butter and jelly sandwich – 3 ingredients

 peach ice cream – 2 ingredients

avocado chocolate mint ice cream – 5 ingredients

Quick and easy grain-free, gluten-free, egg-free, soy-free homemade TEDDY GRAHAMS!

Teddy Grahams – 7 ingredients

Chocolate teddy grahams– 7 ingredients

Baked thin mint single serving cake – 7 ingredients

kombucha soft serve ice cream – 3 ingredients

Who doesn’t sneak some raw cookie dough samplings as they bake chocolate chip cookies? a simple recipe that can be made up in about 5 minutes and it is good for you too! This recipe is made up with just 5 ingredients too! Makes this recipe even better.

cookie dough dip – 5 ingredients

chocolate pistachio coconut butter  – 5 ingredients

single serving chocolate fudge cake  – 2 ingredients

peanut butter chocolate chip blondies– 7 ingredients

we have one a-m-a-z-i-n-g vanilla cake recipe to share. It is sweetened with stevia and has just 7 ingredients plus a delicious 2 ingredient frosting!

no sugar vanilla grain-free cake – 7 ingredients

chocolate pancakes – 4 ingredients

apple pie pancakes – 4 ingredients

strawberry shortcake pancakes –  4 ingredients

Grown up grain-free gluten-free grilled cheese sandwich

Grain-free grilled cheese sandwich – 4 ingredients

grain-free pizza crust – 5 ingredients

low- carb parsnip bread – 4 ingredients

bacon avocado sandwich – 3 ingredients

sweet potato crusted veggie quiche – 6 ingredients

salmon veggie parsnip dinner – 7 ingredients

5 ingredient gluten-free wrap made with chia seeds and plantains.

chia seed wrap – 5 ingredients

Kale sun-dried tomato plantain veggie burger – 6 ingredients

cuban sandwich – 5 ingredients

garlic rolls – 6 ingredients

plantain shrimp mac-n-cheese– 8 ingredients

broccoli breadsticks – 6 ingredients


pumpkin cookies – 5 ingredients

nutella cookies – 4 ingredients

peanut butter cookies – 4 ingredients

tootsie rolls – 5 ingredients

two-bite protein brownies – 7 ingredients


Sinfully healthy and delicious soft moist paleo mint chocolate brownies that serves one. Or if you're nice you can share with your loved one. Top with your favorite ice cream to make an amazing mint brownie ice cream sundae!! Perfect chocolately sweet for that emergency when the chocolate cravings hit!

skillet brownies – 6 ingredients

protein thin mints – 5 ingredients

quick chocolate fudge – 2 ingredients

mint chocolate grasshopper cheesecake pie – 8 ingredients

How to make sugar-free marshmallows.

Sugar-free marshmallows  – 4 ingredients

chocolate marshmallows – 4 ingredients

green mint marshmallows – 5 ingredients

pumpkin pie marshmallows – 5 ingredients

pink beet marshmallows – 4 ingredients

the BEST 3 ingredient peanut butter fudge

peanut butter fudge – 3 ingredients

cranberry butter – 3 ingredients

easiest pumpkin butter – 3 ingredients

warm chocolate chip cookies for 2 – 7 ingredients

chocolate pecan cookies – 7 ingredients

chocolate peppermint candy cane cookies – 7 ingredients

The best recipe for the healthiest baked plantain donut made from just 3 ingredients and no sugar added!

plantain donuts – 3 ingredients

protein chocolate chip plantain donuts – 4 ingredients

chocolate peanut butter donuts –  5 ingredients

And we can’t forget about our beloved bread recipe.

How to make gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and egg-free option of plantain bread plus a more single serving option

Plantain bread – 3 ingredients

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