There's no reason to be brokenhearted because you're on a gluten-free diet. Celebrate Valentine's Day with this collection of lovable gluten-free recipes.
Flourless chocolate cakes are decadently rich- perfect for a romantic gluten-free Valentine's Day dinner finale. This version is surprisingly easy to make and the glaze adds a lovely, silky gloss- and well, more chocolate!
Simply Organic recently introduced a line of gluten-free organic / Fair Trade mixes, including this unique flavor combination - gluten-free cocoa cayenne cupcake mix.
Read my review and consider frosting these cupcakes, or any gluten-free cupcake with an easy recipe for gluten-free / dairy free pomegranate icing. The natural color of pomegranate juice tints the icing a beautiful shere pink - perfect for a batch of Valentine's Day cupcakes.
This easy recipe from Elizabeth LaBau, About.com Guide to Candy calls for just 3 ingredients- chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and oil-based chocolate flavoring (and this ingredient is optional!) You will need a heart-shaped lollipop mold and lollipop sticks to make this lovely, chocolate-swirled Valentine pop. Kids large and small will love your efforts!
A great thing about brownies is that everyone loves them and they are so easy to cut into different shapes. Try this buttery-good recipe for homemade heart-shaped gluten-free brownies, baked on a cookie sheet instead of a baking dish.
Recipe for Gluten-Free Heart-Shaped Brownies
This lovely, fat-free recipe from Fiona Haynes, About.com Guide to Low Fat Cooking is made with simple ingredients and is a perfectly delicious alternative to high fat Valentine's Day treats.
Here's another easy, 5-star reviewed candy recipe from Elizabeth LaBau, About.com Guide to Candy. My family LOVES Almond Roca and I can't wait to surprise them with a little box full of homemade almond roca candy on Valentine's Day. Elizabeth says, "Homemade Almond Roca candy is even better than the store bought version! This combination of roasted almonds, crunchy toffee and semisweet chocolate is a winner." Yes!
Pack savory homemade heart-shaped crackers in lunch bags to remind your gluten-free family how much you love them all day long. If you make cut-out cookies you can make these charming and healthy gluten-free snack crackers.
This gluten-free rice crispie bar is flecked with dried strawberries and cut into lovable heart shapes with a cookie cutter, a cheery no-bake Valentine's Day treat!
This decadent gluten-free version of New York cheesecake is an easy recipe and a spectacular, wildly crowd-pleasing dessert. Use packaged gluten-free graham crackers to make the crust.
Gluten and dairy free chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting have a classic, moist flavor and are made with less sugar than some cake recipes. This recipe is a good option for kids and adults on GFCF (gluten-free / casein-free) diets. Healthy millet and superfine brown rice flour add nutritional value as well - not bad for cupcakes! I used natural pomegranate sugar to decorate these cupcakes but use any gluten-free decorative sprinkles for a festive, Valentine Day look.
This irresistible recipe from Elizabeth, for homemade Valentine Conversation Hearts is one of the neatest Valentine Day recipes I've seen. What says LOVE more than a box full of handmade Valentine conversation hearts? I love this recipe! Be sure to watch Elizabeth's "How to Make Conversation Hearts" as a helpful visual aid.
Kids will love this recipe for heart-shaped Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizza. Pepperoni "hugs and kisses" spread delicious gluten-free love.