Gluten-Free Caramel Apples from “And Love it Too” Blogger!

By Guest Blogger Sunny Busby (And Love it Too!)

I’m a firm believer that the best food is naturally gluten-free.

Whole fruits and vegetables, minimally processed meats, eggs and nuts are all naturally gluten-free, and my family thrives off a whole-foods diet.  It’s easier, it’s safer, and frankly, it’s nicer on both my waistline and my pocketbook.

And then comes the holidays. And birthday celebrations. And anniversaries. And school parties. And snacks at church on Sunday.

Did I mention the holidays?

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Remember These Tricks to Avoid This Halloween for a Safe and Fun Holiday!

By Bridget

Aside from the costumes, one of the best parts of Halloween is the ability to gather a plethora of candy treats through the simple declaration of “Trick or Treat!” Laura provided a great post last Thursday, with lists of gluten-free treats that are commercially available so your trick-or-treaters don’t have to worry.

To keep your kids (and yourself!) safe, here are three important things to remember about food safety this Halloween:

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Recipe Ideas

By Laura (The Gluten-Free Traveller)

 

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No matter how old you are, carving scary faces into pumpkins is great fun. But what else can we do with pumpkins? We can eat them of course!

Here are some fun ideas for how to eat your leftover Halloween pumpkin. These popular orange squashes are naturally gluten-free and can be extremely delicious as part of a sweet or savory recipe.

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Tasty, Gluten-Free Halloween Beverages!

By Emily

When I was little I thought that Halloween was a holiday for kids.

Now that I’m a world-weary 27, I realize that’s not entirely true. Just because you’re too old to trick-or-treat (and don’t have any small ones of your own to schlep around the neighborhood) doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. And what better way to celebrate, I ask you, than to drink?

Below are a collection of my favorite Halloween- and Fall-themed beverages, loosely listed in increasing order of complexity. All are, of course, gluten-free. As an added bonus many are made with the inherently gluten-free spirits like tequila and rum, which we know from previous posts many of you prefer.

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2012 Gluten-Free Halloween Candy!

By Laura (The Gluten-Free Traveller)

 

We are fast approaching the spookiest time of year again. Costume stores are opening up all over the country, pumpkins are on sale everywhere you look and Halloween lovers are decorating their homes with spider webs and creepy creatures!

As if all of this wasn’t awesome enough, one of the really fun things about this time of the year is that candy manufacturers are bringing out their Halloween candy! Gummy pumpkins, squishy spiders, gooey witches, chocolate skulls. But which of these spooky snacks are gluten-free and safe for us to devour on these fast drawing in October nights?

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