11 Refreshing Gluten-Free Summer Desserts

Stay cool this summer with these cool, refreshing gluten-free desserts. From frozen popsicles to chilled pies and desserts, these 11 gluten-free recipe ideas will make you go "ahhhh" in the heat. 

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    4-Ingredient Fruit Punch Pudding Pops
    Julie's Eats & Treats

    An easy, fruity, frozen treat that adults and kids alike will love this summer. Flavor the pudding pops with any juice flavor you love.

  • 02 of 11
    Chocolate Covered Kiwi Pops

    Chocolate-Covered Kiwi Pops are an easy, delicious and healthy snack with kiwi fruit slices dipped in melted chocolate.

  • 03 of 11
    Mint Chocolate Chip Avocado Ice Cream
    Peas & Peonies

    This Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Avocado Ice Cream has only 5 ingredients and bonus - no ice cream machine is needed. It’s creamy, refreshing and also healthier.

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    Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Pie

    This Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Pie is fluffy, light, and refreshing. Plus, it’s no bake and easy to make gluten-free.

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    Pineapple Soft Serve
    Hola Jalapeno

    Homemade soft serve could not be easier. Three ingredients and ten minutes are all you need to make creamy, smooth pineapple soft serve ice cream.

  • 06 of 11
    Strawberry Popsicles
    Culinary Ginger

    These strawberry popsicles are sugar-free sweetened only with pineapple juice and honey. You can get your vitamin C and be ready for the summer with these good-for-you popsicles. 

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    Greek Yogurt Cheesecake
    Dessert for Two

    These little pots of cheesecake are made with just 2% Greek yogurt, an egg, a touch of sugar, vanilla bean paste, and a little cornstarch. Garnish with more plain yogurt, and the prettiest strawberry in the batch.

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    Ingredient Creamsicle Ice Cream Floats

    These simple, 3 Ingredient Creamsicle Ice Cream Floats are a great way to cool down on a hot summer day.

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  • 09 of 11
    Layered Ribbon Jell-O Salad
    Two Healthy Kitchens

    No one will ever guess how much healthier this pretty, rainbow-colored Jell-O salad is! It’s high in protein and incredibly easy to make.

  • 10 of 11
    Coconut Cream Pudding Pops
    The Plant Philosophy

    A light, fluffy, and refreshing dessert perfect for summer BBQs. With red, white, and blue accents, it's the perfect healthy-ish dessert to celebrate President’s Day, Independence Day or even Fourth of July.

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    Homemade Popsicles with Strawberries, Honey, and Chiles
    The Tomato Tart

    How about adding a little kick to your homemade popsicles? These honey-sweetened strawberry popsicles are spiked with red chilies. The honey tames the heat, but the sensation of hot and cold and sweet and smoky is pretty awesome.