Holidays are busy time of the year, planning menus, shopping, entertaining, visiting with family and friends and you may find that there is not enough time in the day to make it all happen.
It can especially be a little overwhelming when you are entertaining crowds and some guests are gluten-free, but it does not have to be complicated. There are many delicious gluten-free appetizers that all your guests will love.
Here are some helpful tips to follow:
Make it simple
Prepare food that is only gluten-free, there are many amazing recipes that are naturally gluten-free
Plan ahead, and make a list of gluten-free appetizers
Make appetizers that are easy
Create a shopping list
When shopping, read all labels carefully making sure that the ingredients are gluten-free
When preparing food, avoid cross contamination by thoroughly washing all utensils, cutting boards, countertops and hands
Do your prepping ahead of time; many appetizers can be made 24 hours in advance
Don’t forget about the drinks, some alcohol contains gluten. Here is a link for gluten-free alcohol
Let your gluten-free guests know that all the appetizers are gluten-free, they will be impressed.
Enjoy the party!
Here is a list of easy to make, delicious gluten-free appetizers
And when in doubt, a selection of good quality cheeses with grapes and berries and some gluten-free crackers is always welcome. If you are adding some nuts make sure they are gluten-free!
Here is my new book “Entertaining The Gluten-Free Way” It will show you how easy it is to cook delicious meals for your gluten-free guests. From appetizers to desserts, the menu planning is easy creating that perfect get together with your family and friends.
Happy Gluten-Free Holidays