Halloween truly can be frightening for parents of gluten-free children. Preserve your sanity while showing your little gluten-free goblins a howling good time with our Gluten-Free Survival Guide.
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Planning for Halloween - Gluten-Free Resources and Tips
Guide to Celiac disease offers tips and resources for planning a gluten-free Halloween.
"With some forethought and planning, it's possible for both children and adults with celiac disease to truly enjoy Halloween." - Jane Anderson, Guide to Celiac Disease
Gluten-Free This Halloween - 5 Tips to Enjoy the Holiday
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From Halloween classics like homemade caramel corn and candy corn to sumptuous treats like "raw chocolate candy bars" and "chocolate toffee bars" try these homespun gluten-free recipes this Halloween!
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Gluten-Free Black Bean and Blue Tortilla Nachos
Black beans, blue gluten-free corn chips, cheddar cheese and lots of orange, red and green vegetables add protein and lots of veggie power to this gluten-free nacho recipe- a great dish to fill little gluten-free tummies.
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Fast and Easy Gluten-Free "Boneyard" Barbecued Drummies
Gluten-free goblins will devour these "Boneyard" BBQ drummies. This is a fast and easy crockpot recipe, adapted for gluten-free cooks from a recipe by Linda Larsen.
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Try this recipe for deviled eggs, dressed up for a gluten-free Halloween party. These black-eyed ghouls will delight little gluten-free goblins.
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You just can't beat the fresh flavor of homemade caramel corn, and it's so easy to make. Prepare it ahead of time and freeze, and you'll have one less thing to make the day of the Gluten-Free Halloween party.
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Here's a fast and easy make-ahead recipe for gluten-free Halloween ice cream sandwiches. Consider making a double or triple batch of these popular frozen treats- they disappear faster than ghosts.
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Gluten-Free Mini-Brownie Cupcakes with Orange Cream Frosting
These little two-bite, "ghost-topped" mini-brownie cupcakes are fun to eat, delicious and a sure cure for chronic Halloween "sweet tooth."
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Making caramel apples is a great Halloween party activity. Elizabeth LaBau offers tips on how to make great homemade caramel apples.
Miniature Caramel Apple Bites
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Bloody Good Halloween Party Punch
Just ghoulish enough to be fun, this great tasting party punch is the perfect alternative to soft drinks and other sugary drinks with unnatural additives. The "blood" is really healthy cranberry juice- no additives, preservatives or food colorings in this "Bloody" Good Halloween punch.
Bloody Good Halloween Party Punch
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Here's a classic hot chocolate recipe from the Guide to Southern Cooking. The recipe serves 4, so double or triple or quadruple the recipe if you have a large group. Top with fresh whipped cream and an orange wedge for a great looking party drink.
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Gluten-Free Halloween "Safe" Candy List