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18 Vegan and Gluten Free Lunch Ideas: Recipes To Inspire Your Healthy Lunch Time Meal!

There are plenty of vegan and gluten free lunch ideas that are tasty and filling for that lunch time hunger. A gluten free, vegan diet does not have to be limiting. Think hummus, homemade falafel, gluten free wraps, vegetable stir fry, noodles, the list goes on. I will share with you some recipes for vegan and gluten free lunch ideas. These vegan and gluten free lunch ideas are carefully picked with work lunches in mind! I would take all of these dishes in my packed lunch.

Easy Baked Falafel Wraps

Easy Baked Falafel Wraps [Gluten Free]

Homemade falafel is a delicious gluten free food that can be made in bulk and eaten during the week. They are transportable and easy to take for a work lunch. You can ensemble the falafel into a gluten and dairy free wrap, with hummus, tomato, lettuce, carrot and cucumber. 

Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad

This recipe reminds me of an amalgamation of a Greek salad and tabouli. Full of fresh and vibrant flavours, this is a great salad for a gluten and dairy free lunch. 

Vegan Burrito


These wraps are my favourite for wraps of any kind and are perfect for this burrito recipe. This is a simple yet very filling gluten free and dairy free lunch idea that is easy to whip up and is perfect for a gluten free dairy free work lunch.

Teriyaki Tofu Bowls

Teriyaki Tofu Bowl

Tofu is a great meat alternative and it is naturally gluten free. It is high in protein and is perfect for a gluten and dairy free lunch. This recipe includes crispy baked tofu with a morish peanut sauce served on top of rice with vegetables to make for a filling lunch.

Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted cauliflower soup is my all time favourite soup. It is easy to make and the roasted cauliflower gives the soup a nutty taste. It is perfect for a vegan, gluten free lunch, especially in winter!

Easy White Bean and Veggie Salad

White Bean and Veggie Salad Recipe (Vegan, High Fiber)

This salad served with a tangy red wine vinaigrette is a quick and easy lunch. It takes 10 minutes to assemble and the beans ensure that it is a filling salad that will keep you full throughout the day!

Chickpea Quinoa Salad

Lemon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

This salad contains quinoa which is naturally vegan and gluten free. Quinoa is a nutty grain perfect for a filling lunch. This salad can be made ahead in bulk and packed away in the fridge for a quick grab and go gluten free and vegan lunch.

Mediterranean Hummus Bowls

Mediterranean Hummus Bowls

Another rice bowl that will keep you full and satisfied for the rest of the afternoon! Rice with fresh ingredients such as onion, cucumber and tomato with a wonderfully zesty vinaigrette. And we can’t forget the hummus! This bowl can be assembled easily and quickly and is perfect for make-ahead lunches.

Easy Vegetable Stir Fry 

Quick & Easy Veggie Stirfry (Gluten-Free)

Who doesn’t love a good stir fry? A very nutritious vegan and gluten free lunch recipe, there are plenty of vegetables to enjoy. This recipe is perfect for making in a batch and taking it to work for an easy meal.

Vegan Biryiani

Easy Vegan Biryani

The best thing about this biryani is that it can be done in one pot and it is naturally gluten free and vegan! I love making biryani for lunch as there is always plenty of leftovers for the next day. This rice dish is flavourful and full of veggies to keep you satisfied.

Want to know which Indian foods are gluten free? Check out my post!

Easy Pad Thai

Easy Vegan Pad Thai

Thai food has got to be one of my favourite cuisines and this recipe would have me excited to eat it all day. This recipe takes 30 minutes to make and is perfect for an easy, vegan and gluten free lunch.

Easy Vegan Potato Curry

Easy Vegan Potato Curry

This is a very easy and satisfying dish that is a great vegan gluten free lunch idea. It is also very cheap to make which is great on the wallet! This curry is made with a rich sauce and is paired with rice, making it a complete meal.

Loaded Vegan Sweet Potatoes

Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are so versatile and given they are naturally vegan and gluten free they make for a perfect base for lunch. These sweet loaded sweet potatoes can be made ahead of time and assembled when needed.

Vegan Sushi Bake 

Easy Vegan Salmon Sushi Bake

This recipe calls for shredded tofu which is the main actor for the vegan salmon. Sushi bakes are absolutely delicious and very easy to make, perfect for a dish that can be reheated for lunch.

Want to know which Japanese food is gluten free? Check out my post!

Easy Vegan Fajitas

Easy vegan fajitas

I’ve said I love the Mission corn wraps as they are naturally gluten free and vegan, and in my opinion, they taste the best. They would pair very well with this vegan fajita recipe! 

Asian Vegetable Noodle Soup

Asian Vegetable Noodle Soup

This recipe is close to my heart as I do love a big bowl of soupy rice noodles. You can keep the ingredients and the broth separate and assemble them when needed. 

Easy Gluten Free Vegan Pesto Pasta

Vegan Pesto Pasta

Basil pesto is one of the most delicious sauces in the world! This pasta is sure to have you excited for lunch all day.

Vegan Gluten Free Stuffed Portobello Mushroom

Lasagna Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms [Vegan]

These stuffed mushrooms are very easy to make ahead of time and pack for lunch when needed. This hearty recipe is a perfect substitute for lasagne and will satisfy any craving you may have. 

I hope you enjoyed this round up of delicious vegan gluten free lunch ideas. Be sure to check out my other posts on gluten free life!

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