Welcome to A Sweet Alternative, a source for simple and nutritious gluten free recipes, many of which are suitable for a paleo, vegan, or clean eating diet. Peruse the blog for plenty of delicious desserts, main courses, soups, snacks, drinks, sides, and appetizers that are easy to make and call for nourishing, nutrient-dense ingredients.

simple, nutritious gluten free recipes

Muffins displayed on a plate.
Chocolate Buckwheat Muffins

Three pancakes stacked on a white plate.
Paleo Banana Pancakes

Five cookies stacked on a white plate with a bite taken out of one.
Vegan Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Seven muffins arranged on a white plate.
Paleo Sweet Potato Muffins

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

A slice of cake with walnuts and chocolate sauce on top.
Black Bean Chocolate Cake

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Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies