Colorful Gluten Free Pad Thai

Gluten-Free Pad Thai is the perfect gluten-free dinner for two. It is also perfect for those who are following a gluten-free lifestyle and are looking for healthy gluten-free meals. Not all gluten-free options are necessarily healthy gluten-free options. Look for recipes like this Colorful Gluten-Free Pad Thai which includes many vegetables and lots of flavors. Nutritious gluten-free dinners for two should be delicious and easy to prepare, especially when you are committed to living a gluten-free lifestyle.
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Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 zucchini, spiraled or julienned
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups purple cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups rice noodles
  • 4 tablespoons sesame oil
  • Garnishment
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, basil & mint
  • Dressing Ingredients
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1½ tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Milk (full fat) or Coconut Cream
  • ¼ cup Nature’s Eats Almonds
  • 2 teaspoons chili flakes
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Extra spicy option: pinch of ghost pepper


  • Spiralize zucchini and prepare other vegetables.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a Vitamix machine or blender and mix thoroughly.
  • Boil rice noodles, following directions on the package. Rinse noodles and put in a serving bowl. Place bowl to the side.
  • Heat sesame oil in a wok of large skillet on high. Sauté garlic cloves and onions in a wok for 1 minute.
  • Add zucchini, carrots, red pepper, and cabbage. Sauté for 1-2 minutes, keeping the vegetables semi crispy.
  • Remove sautéed vegetables from the stovetop. Place vegetables on top of rice noodles, then top with dressing.
  • Add garnishment on top.