Easy gluten-free recipes made with nutritious ingredients

Welcome to A Sweet Alternative, a source for nutritious gluten-free recipes with plenty of paleo, vegan, and clean eating options. You’ll find simple, tried and tested recipes for desserts, main courses, soups, snacks, drinks, sides, sauces, and appetizers on the blog.

Muffins displayed on a plate.
Chocolate Buckwheat Muffins

Three pancakes stacked on a white plate.
Paleo Banana Pancakes

Banana bread with two slices cut off.
Chickpea Flour Banana Bread

A glass dish full of chocolate spread next to some toast.
Nut-Free Chocolate Spread

Chocolate covered blackberries on a white plate.
Chocolate Covered Blackberries

A pile of vegan tahini chocolate chip cookies with a bite missing from one.
Vegan Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

An omelette on a plate.
Vegan Chickpea Flour Omelette

Three popsicles on a plate.
Banana Chocolate Popsicles

Crackers and dip on a white plate.
Grain-Free Crackers

A slice of cake with three raspberries on top.
Chocolate Buckwheat Cake

Asparagus on a plate against an intricate tile back splash.
Baked Asparagus

Corn flour muffins displayed on a white plate.
Corn Flour Muffins

A white plate with a stack of maple walnut cookies with a bite missing from one.
Maple Walnut Cookies