Best Gluten-Free Cookbook (2018)


Whether you suffer from celiac or gluten intolerance or simply want to cut back on wheat, living gluten-free doesn't mean living flavor-free. These 10 cookbooks, nominated by a panel of gluten-free experts and voted by 10Best readers as the best on the bookshelf, bring global flavors into the kitchen with everything from breads and appetizers to desserts and sweet treats.

  • My Paleo Patisserie

    My Paleo Patisserie
    Jenni Hulet

    For anyone who’s ever wondered how gluten-free bakeries cook up such decadent desserts, look no further than My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking. Recipes run the gamut from frostings and glazes to cakes, cookies, tarts, choux pastry, ice creams and frozen desserts, all from gluten-free ingredients.
    Photo courtesy of Victory Belt Publishing

  • Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple

    Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple
    Danielle Walker

    Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple is Danielle Walker's follow up cookbook featuring more than 100 simple gluten and dairy-free recipes with helpful additions like an eight-week meal plan and cook-ahead options for those particularly busy weeks.
    Photo courtesy of Victory Belt Publishing

  • Wheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) Cookbook

    Wheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) Cookbook
    Dr. William Davis

    The Wheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) Cookbook features a collection of easy and flavorful recipes perfect for busy weeknights. Chapters on wheat free cooking include tips on stocking the pantry and prepping the kitchen.
    Photo courtesy of Rodale Books

  • Easy Gluten-Free Baking

    Easy Gluten-Free Baking
    Elizabeth Barbone

    Gluten-free home cooks enjoy more than 125 recipes for breads, cakes, cookies, pies and muffins inside Elizabeth Barbone’s Easy Gluten-Free Baking. There’s even a section offering tips on recreating otherwise off-limits store bought items like Oreos and graham crackers.
    Photo courtesy of Lake Isle Press

  • Simply Gluten Free 5 Ingredient Cookbook

    Simply Gluten Free 5 Ingredient Cookbook
    Carol Kicinski

    Simply Gluten Free 5 Ingredient Cookbook provides a solution for busy home cooks who don’t have the time (or desire) to prepare complicated meals. The 175 simple and flavorful recipes use just a handful of core ingredients (five or fewer) and are quick to prepare.
    Photo courtesy of Media Lab Books

  • The Healthy Gluten-Free Life

    The Healthy Gluten-Free Life
    Tammy Credicott

    Simple, home-style cooking meets gluten, dairy, soy and egg-free ingredients in The Healthy Gluten-Free Life. Alongside the 200 recipes are tips on buying low pesticide produce, a guide to gluten-free flours, starches and natural sweeteners and ideas for how to eat out while avoiding cross contamination.
    Photo courtesy of Victory Belt Publishing

  • The Warm Kitchen

    The Warm Kitchen
    Amy Fothergill

    Cooking tips and easy-to-follow instructions make the 150 recipes in The Warm Kitchen favorites among gluten-free cooks. Amy Fothergill offers tips for dairy, egg and sugar substitutions, while using a single flour mix to create all sorts of recipes, from bagels and pizza to doughnuts and chicken pot pie.
    Photo courtesy of The Family Chef

  • Gluten-Free Baking Classics

    Gluten-Free Baking Classics
    Annalise Roberts

    With Gluten-Free Baking Classics, cookbook author Annalise Roberts offers easy-to-follow recipes for baking basics like bread, cookies, biscuits and brownies using mixes of gluten-free flours. Tips on how to get started with gluten-free baking appeal to newbies.
    Photo courtesy of Agate Surrey

  • Cooking Light Gluten-Free Baking

    Cooking Light Gluten-Free Baking
    Robert Landolphi

    Breads, waffles, cookies, cakes and other sweet treats that used to be big no nos for gluten-free eaters are now a welcome addition with the help of Cooking Light Gluten-Free Baking. This book features more than 150 from scratch recipes, as well as tips on how to convert any recipe to a gluten-free version.
    Photo courtesy of Cooking Light

  • The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen

    The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen
    Laura B. Russell

    Laura B. Russell takes gluten-free cooking to the Far East in her cookbook The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen. Recipes like pork pot stickers, Korean green onion pancakes, soba noodles, and stir fries get a gluten-free makeover without sacrificing flavor.
    Photo courtesy of Celestial Arts

The top 10 winners in the category Best Gluten-Free Cookbook are as follows:

  1. My Paleo Patisserie by Jenni Hulet
  2. Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple by Danielle Walker
  3. Wheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) Cookbook by Dr. William Davis
  4. Easy Gluten-Free Baking by Elizabeth Barbone
  5. Simply Gluten Free 5 Ingredient Cookbook by Carol Kicinski
  6. The Healthy Gluten-Free Life by Tammy Credicott
  7. The Warm Kitchen by Amy Fothergill
  8. Gluten-Free Baking Classics by Annalise Roberts
  9. Cooking Light Gluten-Free Baking by Robert Landolphi
  10. The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen by Laura B. Russell

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Kim Koeller (Gluten & Allergy Free Passport) and Erin Smith (Gluten-Free Globetrotter) were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of the country's gluten-free food scene.

Congratulations to all these winning cook books!

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