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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Too Much Halloween Candy

In the days after Halloween, most families must decide what to do with an over-supply of candy. This candy may-or-may-not be gluten free — the problem is that there is simply too much of it. It makes sense to have a solution in mind before the crisis erupts. Here are some suggestions: 

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15 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Ideas for Halloween

◊ Our gluten free Halloween celebration feels like  the Zombie apocalypse and at other times a fun celebration for people of all ages who live gluten free as well as for wheat-eaters.

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14 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Safest Treats for Trick-or-Treaters

The safest possible treat for a young ghost or goblin is a goodie that is not designed to be eaten and is therefore appropriate for any child .

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13 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Halloween for Adults Who Live Gluten Free

Halloween isn’t just for kids, of course. To me, sushi and/or fondue are my favorite food choice for an adults-only Halloween.

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11 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Halloween Cupcakes for Children Who Live Gluten Free

Cupcakes are a big part of almost any Halloween celebration! In order to provide them for a gluten free child’s Halloween celebration, you will need ~~~> a gluten free cupcake recipe, preferably one that your child has already tried.. ~~~> decorations for the cupcakes. Most decorations are naturally gluten free but this is obviously an issue.

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10 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Trick-or-Treat for the Gluten Free

Here are four schemes for re-inventing Trick-or-Treat to include children who live gluten free. It is unreasonable to expect young goblins to ‘read every label every time’, most individually wrapped pieces of candy lack ingredients labels, and we can’t assume that the individual-sized candy bars are made with the same ingredients. 

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09 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The Gluten Free Child Celebrates Halloween with his Classmates

The traditional classroom’s Halloween party is the school year’s first major challenge for gluten free children and their parents. There are two pieces of good news:

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28 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Celebrating a Gluten Free Halloween … Part 2

A gluten free Halloween can be a real challenge, especially when it involves people who live gluten free. But the challenge can be met. The gluten free zombies can be defeated. There are four challenges here: 🙁 identifying gluten free candy and other goodies. 🙁 reinventing trick-or-treating

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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Celebrating a Gluten Free Halloween … Part 1

Halloween involves lots  of people, lots of food, lots of temptations — and several serious issues for children who live gluten free and the adults who support them. At least five different skills are involved:

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18 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Sushi and Fondue … a Gluten Free Halloween Party for Grown Ups

Sushi and fondue are two great dishes to serve at a Halloween party for adults. No worries about cross-contamination or guests who are squeamish about trying gluten free food. It’s not that simple, of course; you’ll need other items at your party. But it is a great place to start! For your fondue, start with […]

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