We’ve got less than two weeks left before the March Madness national championship game, and if you’re starting to get your game day menu in order, we’re here to help with some recommendations for crowd-pleasing March Madness recipes. We know that snacking with food allergies can be a challenge — hello, breaded and deep-fried everything — which is why we rounded up the best gluten-free March Madness recipe ideas from our favorite food blogs.
Some of these recipes are of the easy-peasy, throw ’em together, and get snacking variety, while others are a bit more involved. But suffice to say we’re sure you’ll love every single option, and your friends won’t even miss the gluten — in fact, they won’t even notice it’s not there!
Here are 10 delicious gluten-free March Madness recipes that will please the pickiest of eaters.
1Vegan Cauliflower Buffalo Wings
Kicking things off with the perfect March Madness snack: gluten-free buffalo “wings” — and they’re vegan to boot! Get the recipe at Jessica in the Kitchen.
2Spicy Black Bean Cakes with Avocado Butter
This recipe will take a bit more planning and prep, but it’s always nice to have something a little more substantial to snack on, especially during a stressful game. Get the recipe from A Cozy Kitchen.
3Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip
If you’ve been eating hummus every GD day since March Madness began, switch up your dip game with this white bean and garlic yumminess. Get the recipe from Jessica in the Kitchen.
4Broccoli Tahini Pasta Salad
Pasta salad is a great option if you’re hosting a big group of people — it’s easy to throw together, and people can grab as much as their hearts desire. Get the recipe from Love and Lemons.
5Loaded Sweet Potato Skins
A gluten-free take on a classic game day dish. It doesn’t get much more comforting than this! Get the recipe from Jessica in the Kitchen.
6Scallion Meatballs With Soy-Ginger Glaze
Skip the breadcrumbs and pick up a gluten-free soy sauce or tamari to make this savory game day dish. Get the recipe from Smitten Kitchen.
7Restaurant-Style Blender Salsa
This salsa takes 10 minutes to make and will satisfy even the pickiest eaters at your party. Serve with corn chips for a perfect GF snack. Get the recipe from Jessica in the Kitchen.
8Perfect Corn Muffins
Swap an all-purpose GF flour for regular wheat flour in this recipe for a sweet Southern snack. Get the recipe from Smitten Kitchen.
9Vegan Caramel Popcorn
Stress-eating is way more delicious when you have caramel popcorn on hand. Get the recipe from Jessica in the Kitchen.
10Nachos with Corn Relish, Roasted Tomato Salsa, and Avocado
Step up your nacho game with this healthy and delicious dish. Get the recipe from Naturally Ella.