Halloween can be a difficult holiday to navigate for a gluten-free child or allergic child. Here are some tips for an easy gluten-free Halloween and some great sources for gluten-free Halloween candy.
Organize a Gluten-Free Halloween Party for Kids Kids love parties, especially when they can eat all the goodies. Host a party where everything is safe for your child. Carve pumpkins, have a costume contest, and eat gluten-free Halloween treats (such as Halloween Sugar Cookies.) Inexpensive party supplies and art supplies can be purchased online at www.orientaltrading.com.
Trick or Treating for the Gluten Intolerant
Here is a blog that list many gluten-free candies that your child will receive while trick-or-treating. Gluten Free Mom Blog is a list from 2008 but is shows you the potential of main-stream candy. You will need to confirm with each manufacturer about their current gluten-free status.
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