Looking for gluten-free recipes? There are plenty of gluten-free foods that you can enjoy – check out our breakfast ideas below, then try our easy gluten-free recipes, gluten-free vegan recipes and gluten-free baking ideas. For more breakfast recipes check out our easy breakfast recipes.


Please note: if you follow a gluten-free diet, always read the label when shopping for ingredients

*Our recipes are gluten-free according to industry standards

Best gluten-free breakfast recipes

Gluten-free pancakes

Pancakes are made gluten-free, so everyone can enjoy them. Finish with your favourite toppings for a delicious breakfast or brunch.

A white plate with three pancakes topped with sliced strawberries and blueberries

Mango smoothie bowl

A nourishing breakfast, brunch or snack, this lassi smoothie bowl is packed with mango and banana. Top with chia seeds and pistachios for crunch.

A smoothie bowl with chia seeds and mango on top

Healthy banana pancakes

Those on a gluten-free diet don’t have to miss out on pancakes – try these deliciously fluffy and healthy banana pancakes, drizzled with maple syrup and topped with banana chunks.

Plate of pancakes with syrup and bananas

Gluten-free buckwheat pancakes

Who doesn't love pancakes for breakfast? These gluten-free cinnamon buckwheat pancakes go beautifully with maple syrup, yogurt, strawberries and raspberries.

Buckwheat pancakes

Vegetable omelette

Jazz up your omelette with plenty of grated courgette, kale, peas and chilli flakes, then serve alongside cherry tomatoes dressed simply with white wine vinegar.

Omelette Filled with Green Vegetables on a Plate with Tomatoes

Open-faced omelette with garlic mushrooms and taleggio

Cheesy, earthy and filling – this simple grilled omelette with garlicky mushrooms and soft melted taleggio is ready in just 20 minutes.

Easy Omelette Recipe with Mushroom and Cheese

Vegan tofu scramble

Check out this nourishing and gluten-free vegan breakfast made with smoked tofu, punchy chilli and pan-fried courgette.

Californian tofu scramble

Spicy fried breakfast rice

Check out our simple rice dish with red chillies, salty-sweet bacon jam and soft-boiled eggs. This gluten-free breakfast recipe is easy and ready in 20 minutes.

Breakfast Fried Rice

Gluten-free scones

With fruit or not, scones are a must-have on any afternoon tea spread. Make yours gluten-free by using widely available gluten-free flour and xanthan gum.

Gluten free scones_Becky Excell

Vegan smoothie with frozen berries

Keep frozen berries in your freezer? Try our simple frozen berry smoothie that’s ready in just five minutes. This is ideal if you want an on-the-go gluten-free breakfast.

Frozen Berry Smoothie Recipe

Healthy vegan breakfast smoothie with strawberry and banana

Check out our quick and easy vegan smoothie with fresh strawberries, bananas and tofu – ready in 5 minutes. Using silken tofu may sound unusual for a sweet recipe but it gives a creamy texture to the smoothie.

Vegan Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Recipe

Vegan porridge with chocolate, coconut and raspberries

Cocoa powder adds a richness to this quinoa porridge, while berries add a burst of sweetness. Make this breakfast if you want a warming start to your day.

Bowl of chocolate quinoa porridge topped with raspberries and coconut shavings

Spring greens shakshuka

If you want a healthy brunch recipe to try for a weekend brunch, make this healthy spring greens shakshuka. Made with eggs and green vegetables, this dish is perfect for anyone wanting a healthy yet filling breakfast.

Green shakshuka in a white pan

Bacon hash browns

Check out our hash browns with streaky bacon, spring onions and grated cheese. Make these crispy potato hash browns for an easy brunch recipe for four.

Hash Brown Recipe with Bacon

Kale smoothie

Try our health editor's vegan, four-ingredient green smoothie, packed with vitamins and nutrients including vitamin C.

A glass filled with green kale smoothie with a metal straw on an orange and pink background


Tracey Raye is the health editor for olive and BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a master’s degree in Personalised Nutrition. She is passionate about harnessing the power of all things health and well-being – in a way that enhances, rather than limits our lives. She covers our nourishing recipes and collections, oversees our health strategy and stays adrift of the latest health and lifestyle trends in order to bring you the tools and inspiration you need to find what health means for you.


Tracey Raye - Health Editor & NutritionistHealth Editor & Nutritionist

Tracey Raye is the Health Editor for Olive and BBC Good Food. She oversees all health, nutrition and fitness related content across the brands, including the bi-annual Healthy Diet Plan, monthly Health Edit newsletter and health column in the magazine.

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