Tackle your holiday entertaining by creating a satisfying gluten-free spread everyone can enjoy. From smooth, creamy hummus to delectable turkey bites, your gluten sensitive guests will adore these swanky hors d’oeuvres. Just be sure to check packaging on any processed ingredients to ensure they are actually gluten-free before serving.
Salt and Cod Cakes
Guests will adore these little East Coast bites! Be sure to start them a day before your soiree, because the cod needs plenty of time to soak.
Sweet Potato Nacho Rounds
Impress your foodie friends and gain clout with the gluten-sensitive crowd by serving up super-trendy sweet potato toasts. Just be sure to use gluten-free white vinegar or swap the pickled onions for salted quick pickles.
Cucumber Roll with Salmon Roe
Laura Calder’s refreshing, French-inspired cucumber bites with plenty of decadent crème fraîche make for a lighter (but still delicious) snack during the indulgent holiday season.
Rustic Italian Caponata
Whip out some gluten-free crackers to complete this elegant eggplant appetizer that’s full of classic Italian flavours.
Charred Hot Pepper Dip
White kidney beans make the healthy base for this dip that holds in the great taste of grilled onions and hot peppers.
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Savoury Baked Brie
Brie is topped with an arugula pesto-type sauce and sun-dried tomatoes, and baked until melty.
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These sweet and savoury bacon-wrapped dates are party-perfect! Stuff each date with one to two almonds for added crunch.
Herb and Garlic Popcorn
If you’ve got herbes de Provence handy, consider this version of popcorn with garlic, olive oil and the classic French blend. And the 1-minute prep time? We think you can swing it.
Crispy Roasted Kale
Even reluctant kale eaters will be on board with these crispy chips that transform one of spring’s heartiest harvests into a delectable snack.
Ceviche and Chips
This tangy fish dish can be eaten as an appetizer served with gluten-free corn chips.
Gluten-Free Parmesan Chicken Wings
Paprika gives these crispy wings a distinctive smoky flavour, making them a stand-out party snack.
Almond-Crusted Baked Eggplant
This gluten-free and vegetarian appetizer takes slices of eggplant dredged in an almond flour mixture and baked until crisp and golden.
Baked Potato Bar
Simply hollow out baked potatoes and arrange all the appropriate toppings (cheese, sour cream, bacon etc.) in bowls for this comfort food spread that guests can customize themselves. Who can say no to bacon?
Coconut Crusted Shrimp
Enjoy fresh, juicy shrimp coated in crispy coconut and fried to golden perfection.
Baked Cauliflower Tots
Tater tots get a healthy (and delicious) makeover in this crispy baked appetizer. No need to worry about keeping these little gems warm, they’ll disappear before they have time to cool down.
Cauliflower Crust Rainbow Pizza
Serve this bright and colourful appetizer in slices or individual squares for crispy, veggie-filled party bites. Or, get creative and use the cauliflower crust as a base for more savoury hors d’oeuvres, like smoked salmon or crispy bacon.
Turkey Quinoa Skewers
Swap bread crumbs for psyllium powder to make these tasty turkey bites celiac-friendly.
Creamy Zucchini Hummus
Keep this recipe on hand, because one taste and guests will be asking how you made a creamy, yet fresh tasting dip. Double check that your tahini is gluten-free before you mix it into this addictive dip.