Spring is here and the perfect time for lemon recipes! We’ve gathered over 50 gluten free and dairy free lemon recipes for every taste. Our list includes plenty of paleo, low carb, and vegan recipes as well!
One of my favorite things about spring is the fresh and bright flavors of lemon that’s so popular this time of year!
To celebrate the flavors of spring, we gathered up over 50 gluten free and dairy free lemon recipes.
Not only is every recipe in this list gluten free and dairy free, but there are a lot of paleo, low carb, vegan, and nut free options here as well!
Calling all lemon lovers! Here are 50+ allergy-friendly lemon recipes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. From breakfast to snacks to savory dishes, there’s something for everyone on this list.
This gluten free lemon recipe roundup is divided into these categories for easier browsing:
Grain-free, dairy-free paleo vegan lemon poppy seed scones made with almond flour, pure maple syrup, and algae oil! This simple vegan scone recipe is so easy to make and turns out so zesty and flavorful! This recipe also includes a low-carb keto option!
Lemon gluten free donuts are the perfect homemade baked donuts to make for breakfast or brunch, and these gluten free lemon donuts are dairy-free too! This easy gluten free donuts recipe is quick; the little lemon donuts are ready to eat in under 20 minutes.
Brazilian lemonade is the perfect sweet and tart drink for summer, and our single-serve recipe is made dairy free and uses lemons instead of limes! Our adaptation is refreshing on summer days and can be made without coconut milk and includes a lower sugar option.
Late summer and early fall blackberries taste amazing in our recipe for blackberry lemonade! This recipe uses fresh, in-season blackberries and fresh lemons to create a delicious and beautiful drink that’s a crowd pleaser.
If you love tropical flavors, you’ll love our delicious and fruity soursop lemonade (or guanabana lemonade)! This is amazing over ice for hot summer days, and would taste fantastic mixed with our guava lemonade recipe.
When the weather heats up, this Homemade Raspberry Lemonade over ice is so refreshing! Our recipe is made with fresh lemons, ripe raspberries, and natural cane sugar. We use a special technique for our lemonade that results in a mellow and extra flavorful drink!
Our homemade guava lemonade made with fresh fruit is the best lemonade if you love natural tropical flavors! This has a few steps, but the results are absolutely worth the effort to make this lemonade recipe. Our recipe is perfectly sweet, tart, and mellow with no bitterness.
Save money and make your energy bars at home– they are so simple! These Homemade Lemon Coconut Energy Bars come together in minutes and at a fraction of the cost. Fresh lemon, coconut, dates, almonds and cashews–can't argue that's not a great ingredient line up for a nice pick me up!
These creamy lemon coconut balls make a tasty healthy snack – they are low carb, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. With a delicious blend of zesty lemon and creamy coconut these bliss balls are an easy to make no bake snack!
These Greek potatoes are marinated in lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and oregano, then roasted and braised in the oven. The edges are a bit crispy, yet they have a soft texture and melt in your mouth.
This healthful lunch and/or dinner bowl is loaded with vegetables: shallots, cauliflower rice, zucchini, green beans, and tomatoes. But that’s not all. I top it all off with sautéed shrimp and a lemony dressing. A simple, easy, one pan meal that cooks up in minutes! And it’s is Paleo, Whole30, Low Carb and Keto compliant.
Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken recipe is one of the most delicious meals that you can make in your instant pot. It’s tasty, creamy, and zesty. This recipe is so easy and quick to make as it takes less than 30 minutes to be ready!
If you enjoy lemon desserts, you’ll love our gluten free white chocolate chip lemon cookies! These are a spring twist on regular chocolate chip cookies, with fresh lemon and white chocolate chips. Our lemon cookies are gluten free, nut free, and vegan!
Celebrate Spring with these delicious and moist Gluten Free Lemon Cupcakes! Our lemon cupcakes are not only gluten free, but also dairy free, vegan, and top 8 free. We also share how to create a 2-tone frosting on your cupcakes for a pretty finish.
Classic lemon bars get an allergy friendly twist with these Gluten Free Lemon Bars! Our creamy lemon bars with a shortbread cookie crust are also dairy free and egg free as well, and have a vegan option.
If you’re craving something sweet but healthy and easy to make, you’ve come to the right place. These Mini No-Bake Lemon Tarts are gluten free, vegan, super easy to make (takes less than 10 minutes!), plus they are healthy enough to have some at breakfast!
Soft, fluffy and easy to make, these lemon poppy seed cookies are a delicious and simple recipe. They’re perfectly sweet with just the right amount of tang and finished off with a simple lemon drizzle.
You will love these luscious lemon squares! Full of zesty lemon flavour this easy dessert has a smooth and creamy lemon topping that is naturally sweetened with honey. These creamy lemon squares will melt in your mouth with the perfect sweet – tart balance.
Spring is here, so let's dig in to all the lemony treats! I've been tinkering with this lemon pound cake recipe for years, and I think it's finally perfect. Sturdy and tight-crumbed, yet delicate, this gluten free and paleo lemon pound cake is simple to make and full of all natural lemon flavor! It's perfect for Easter, or for brunch any time of year!
This Paleo Lemon Tart is a tangy and refreshing SCD and Paleo dessert. The almond flour crust is soft and buttery while the filling is creamy and tart. The berries give a sweetness to the dessert. This healthier dessert is grain free, gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free.
Strawberry Lemonade Cake. Fluffy vegan cake, brightened with fresh strawberries, lemon juice, zest and frosted with the most delicious sweet strawberry frosting… this sheet pan cake couldn’t be more delightful or easy to make. Have I mentioned it’s also easy to make gluten free?
Tangy, thick lemon filling is surrounded by a crisp shortbread crust and a creamy, whipped topping. Easy to cut into squares and serve for any occasion, this zesty yet sweet dessert is free of the top allergens. This gluten-free vegan lemon cream pie bar does not contain: gluten, wheat, dairy, egg, soy, peanut or tree nuts; and is top-8-free.
This two-tone lemon and strawberry sorbet is fruity, tart, and creamy all at the same time. Pop into little personal cups- or gorgeous mini bundts, garnish with fresh mint, and you have the perfect dessert for entertaining!
Keto Lemon bars made with blueberries are easy to make, low carb, gluten free, grain free and sugar free! This recipe takes classic lemon bars and makes it low-carb friendly and adds in delicious blueberries!
Make this easy lemon pudding cake recipe with just 5 staple ingredients. It is luscious and has a creamy layer of lemon pudding beneath the soft, spongy cake. It is also both gluten-free and dairy-free!
Juicy blueberries with refreshing lemon… this Gluten Free Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake is light and summery, and big on lemon flavor (without artificial extracts)! It’s completely dairy-free. This is the perfect dessert for Easter or to usher in spring!
Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist