29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

As May - and my graduation from grad school! - gets closer, I find myself: 1. thinking a lot about undergrad and what it takes to survive college with celiac disease, and 2. needing allll the quick and easy gluten free recipes to fit my busy schedule. So I thought now would be a perfect time to do a round up of gluten free microwave recipes!

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

Whether you're looking for a super easy breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, you can find a healthy microwave recipe in the list below. If you're in college now, these recipes are perfect for dorm room cooking...and if you're just short on time, these healthy microwave recipes are still pretty dang delicious.

So without any further throat-clearing, let's dive right into these gluten free microwave recipes! And to make your dorm room cooking even easier, I've divided them into three categories: Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner and Dessert.

Gluten Free Microwave Recipes, Breakfast Edition:

1. English Muffins in a Minute (Keto, Paleo) - Low Carb Yum

Who knew that a microwave can help you can whip up a delicious, gluten free English muffin quickly enough to enjoy it even on your busiest mornings?!?

2. Cozy and Creamy Quinoa Flakes Porridge, Three Ways (Vegan) - Casey the College Celiac

If you can't tolerate oats in large amounts or just want to shake up your usual oatmeal, try one of these three quinoa flake recipes instead! I ate this nearly every morning for college before my 8 AM classes and never heard any complaints from my tummy. ;)

3. Best Keto Pancakes (Low Carb) - Kimspired DIY

Only ninety seconds and six ingredients are needed to make these gluten free pancakes in the comfort of your college dorm.

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

4. Amazing One Minute Protein Brownie (Vegan and Dairy Free Options) - To Simply Inspire

Eating a healthy brownie for breakfast? That's now totally acceptable and super easy with this microwave gluten free brownie recipe!

5. Buckwheat and Rice Flake Porridge, or "Oatless Oatmeal" (Vegan) - Casey the College Celiac

This is another one of my go-to gluten free breakfast recipes, especially when I'm low on time or craving something warm and cozy. Healthy dorm meals have never been so easy!

6. Banana Bread Mug Cake - Melanie Cooks

For when you're craving gluten free banana bread but don't have time to turn on an oven...

7. Paleo "Instant" Oatmeal - Cook Eat Paleo

You only need one bowl, five ingredients and one microwave to whip up this epic paleo breakfast.

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

8. French Toast Mason Jars - MI Gluten Free Girl

All the flavor of French toast with a lot less mess. Microwave recipes for the win!

Gluten Free Microwave Recipes, Lunch/Dinner Edition:

9. Microwave Sweet Potatoes: How to Do It Right! (Paleo) - Cook at Home Mom

If a wet paper towel isn't part of your sweet potato cooking routine, here's how and why to fix that ASAP.

10. Microwave Stuffed Peppers for One - Crunch and Cream

Cheesy, buttery rice combines with chili peppers, baby spinach and spices to create a stuffed pepper filling that you won't believe is cooked in your own microwave.

11. 10-Minute Gluten Free Enchiladas - Flippin' Delicious

Delicious, cheesy enchiladas...made in the microwave?!? MIND BLOWN.

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

12. How to Cook Rice in the Microwave - Melanie Cooks

Throw in a few veggies and some beans or protein, and you have an easy, delicious dorm room dinner.

13. Microwave Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes - From Val's Kitchen

Because you can never go wrong with a good stuff potato for dinner...

14. Summer Squash Microwave Chips (Paleo, Low Carb) - My Life Cookbook

Make your own healthy chips by just slicing a summer squash and cooking the coins in the microwave.

15. Best Keto Pizza (Low Carb) - Kimspired DIY

Now that I know I can make a delicious gluten free pizza in the microwave, I pretty much feel like a dorm room cooking queen.

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

16. Microwave Fresh Herb Risotto - Crunch and Cream 

This microwave risotto may not be your traditional version, but it still comes out creamy, rich and full of flavor.

17. Keto Microwave Bread Recipe with Coconut Flour (Low Carb) - Wholesome Yum 

Save money and time by whipping up your own keto bread in the microwave instead of buying a specialty loaf from the store. Plus, you can eat it sweet or savory!

Gluten Free Microwave Recipes, Dessert Edition:

18. Triple Chocolate Protein Mug Cake (Vegan) - Casey the College Celiac

The best part about this gluten free mug cake recipe is that it tastes decadent enough to enjoy for dessert, but it's also filled with nutritious ingredients that would make a fabulous breakfast as well. (And if you need even MORE gluten free mug cake recipes in your life, check out my previous round-up here!)

19. Keto Salty Chocolate Pecan Bark (Low Carb) - Healthy with Jamie

This healthy keto dessert will make you the envy of everyone in your college dorm...or whoever you live with. ;)

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

20. Matcha Mug Cake (Low Carb, Nut Free) - Everyday Maven

Coconut flour and matcha powder combine into a vibrant, yummy mug cake that's perfect as a night snack.

21. Strawberry Shortcake Mugcake (Keto, Low Carb) - Keto Cooking Christian

This would be a berry yummy study snack for a long night. ;)

22. Dessert Banana Souffle (Dairy Free) - The Holy Mess 

Who knew that two eggs, two bananas and one microwave could combine into such a delicious gluten free dessert?

23. Mini Pumpkin Pie (Low Carb) - My Life Cookbook

This healthy microwave recipe features all the delicious flavors of pumpkin pie with none of the hours toiling over the oven.

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

24. Vegan Chocolate Mug Cake - Rhian's Recipes

Five minutes, five ingredients and a super versatile ingredient list all make this healthy microwave recipe a guaranteed winner.

25. Microwave Cinnamon Apples - Ginger Casa

I used to always snack on raw apples with cinnamon...but cooking them in the microwave would take this healthy snack or dessert to the next level.

26. Vegan Peach Cobbler (Vegetarian, Dairy Free) - Green Scheme TV

No oven needed to whip up this easy vegan dessert.

27. Low Carb Chocolate Mug Cake (Paleo, Keto) - Wholesome Yum

For when you need an epic gluten free dessert but don't have the time or patience to spend more than five minutes making it.

29 Gluten Free Microwave Recipes for Easy Dorm Room Cooking

28. Easy Microwaveable Buckeye Fudge - The Baking ChocolaTess

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, then this microwave fudge is your foodie dreams come true.

29. Keto Strawberry Upside Down Cake (Low Carb) - How 2 Do Keto

If you're a fan of pineapple upside-down cake but don't want to bother cutting a whole pineapple in your dorm, this strawberry upside-down cake is the perfect alternative.

Happy College Dorm Cooking...or Just Easy Microwave Meals! ;) 

Whether you're in college and ovens and extensive cooking time are in short supply, or you need just an easy and healthy microwave recipe, I hope this roundup gives you a new appreciation for all a microwave can do...and just how delicious microwave meals can really be!

Which of these microwave recipes will you try first? Or what's your favorite thing to make in the microwave? Tell me in the comments


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