Get ready for summer with this roundup of allergy friendly rhubarb recipes! Each recipe featured is gluten free and dairy free, with plenty of nut free, paleo, and vegan options. We’ve included both sweet and savory recipes to fit many tastes.
School is out here and we’re in summer vacation mode! It’s that beautiful time of year in late spring before summer officially hits where the plants are new and vibrant green, and the weather isn’t super hot yet.
This is the perfect time of year to break out the rhubarb recipes again since the growing and harvesting season is spring and early to mid summer. If you’ve got abundant rhubarb plants that grow a ton, you can freeze extra rhubarb for enjoying year round (just watch for tough stalks).
To celebrate all things rhubarb for spring and summer, we collected over 20 gluten free and dairy free recipes for you! Each recipe here is dairy free and gluten free, and there are plenty of low carb, paleo, nut free, and vegan recipes as well.
Since rhubarb is actually a vegetable, we’ve also included some savory recipes here as well. And because sometimes we want some other flavor combos for rhubarb than just with strawberries (even though that’s still amazing).
Ring in Spring with the bright, fruity flavors of this Sparkling Strawberry Rhubarb Mocktail! This drink can easily be made into a cocktail and it’s perfect for spring or summer celebrations or just because.
In this rosy rhubarb mojito, the sour taste of rhubarb meets sugar, lime, and fresh mint. Celebrate brighter days ahead with this distinctly springtime cocktail that will refresh and delight your taste buds!
Freshen up your next fiesta with this seasonal rhubarb margarita. Tart rhubarb is transformed into a unique and perfectly sweet syrup for this pretty springtime cocktail. It's simple to make and is ready in just 5 minutes!
This oh-so-pretty rhubarb mocktail is light and fresh, with the perfect amount of sweetness from a honey simple syrup. An easy to make non-alcoholic drink perfect for parties and summer BBQs, making the most of this seasonal vegetable.
If you’re looking for more ways to use up your summer rhubarb, make some refreshing Raspberry Rhubarb Popsicles! Our homemade popsicles are the perfect blend of sweet and tart flavors from fresh summer produce. They are also dairy free, grain free, and made with just a handful of ingredients.
These Gluten-Free Paleo Raspberry Rhubarb Almond Bars have a crisp almond flour crust topped with soft almond frangipane, fresh raspberries, and tart rhubarb. This simple recipe is Paleo, gluten free + refined sugar free.
This salad is very fresh, juicy, sweet, with pleasant acidic notes from lemon and rhubarb. It is better to use the ingredients that are in season in your salads, so that they can get you maximum health benefits.
This honey rhubarb chicken recipe uses rhubarb, spring's prized vegetable, in a delicious savory sauce that's both tart and sweet. It's a play on sweet and sour chicken with tender, juicy meat and bold, sweet flavors. Using just 10 ingredients, it's easy to execute and makes a healthy dinner that's ready in under 30 minutes.
This Savory Rhubarb Sauce Recipe is beyond simple. You only need 7 everyday ingredients and less than 20 minutes to whip this up. Great served over pasta, grilled meats and grilled veggies. Suitable for Gluten-free and vegan diets.
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