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9 Delicious Gluten Free Halloween Appetizer Recipes

Gluten Free Halloween Inspired Appetizers

Halloween is fast approaching. As we prep for the holiday, the test kitchen has been busy trying to make delicious appetizers that are gluten free. Full of witches, spiders, jack o lanterns and monster eyeballs, we have enjoyed prepping for our annual Halloween Party. Continue reading 9 Delicious Gluten Free Halloween Appetizer Recipes

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Witches Hats – Halloween Gluten Free Salami & Cheese Cresent Roll Appetizers

Witches Hats A gluten free party appetizer

My daughter had these at a party years ago and has loved them. So, when we got a gluten free crescent roll recipe done, we had to include these in this years Halloween Menu. Continue reading Witches Hats – Halloween Gluten Free Salami & Cheese Cresent Roll Appetizers

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Vegan Eyeball Stuffed Mushrooms

divinely gluten free monster eyeballs Halloween Recipe

We really wanted something vegan on the menu. Although I have mixed feelings about going Vegan, I know what it is like to go to an event and have absolutely nothing you can eat. So we felt like some Vegan dishes would make life better for those with dairy or egg allergies. Continue reading Vegan Eyeball Stuffed Mushrooms

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Witch Fingers – Halloween Gluten Free Jalapeno Poppers

gluten free jalapeno poppers Halloween inspired witch fingers

Yep, Jalapeno Poppers just went gluten free in our kitchens. As we prep for our catering gigs, and dream about the frozen appetizers we can sell in the future, we come up with recipes like this – Witch Fingers – Halloween Gluten Free Jalapeno Poppers. Perfect for a Halloween party. Continue reading Witch Fingers – Halloween Gluten Free Jalapeno Poppers

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Boursin Cheese – Gluten Free Cheese Spread Recipe

Gluten Free Boursin Cheese Spread Recipe

My parents took home ownership seriously. We spent every weekend maintaining and beautifying any home they ever owned. Whether it was building extensive rock gardens, creating a Pergola, putting in a pantry, or just regular lawn maintenance, our weekends were serious work. Saturday nights however, were less wearing.

My mother was a queen of the kitchen. She could whip up just about anything she set her mind to. All I know about cooking is a direct link to her and her love of delicious whole foods. Saturday after a hard day of work was always about something delicious. Sometimes a steak, sometimes a roast, if we were lucky a big dish of lasagna. But it always included an appetizer of some sort.

One of my favorites was Boursin Cheese. Whether she spent the money to purchase it in the store, or if she made it herself, it would be spread over small squares of pumpernickel bread and devoured by the five of us in no time.

When I moved away from home and had a husband and children of my own to feed delicious creations to, Boursin Cheese became one of those special things I would do for a holiday or a birthday if it was requested. It is still often requested. Due to Celiacs, we serve our Boursin cheese on our thin foccaccia bread and it is just as delicious as we knew it would be.

Boursin Cheese Recipe


1/2 Stick of Butter
1 8 oz block of Cream Cheese
1/8 tsp Salt
1 small Shallot or Green Onion
1 clove of garlic
Dash of black pepper
1 TBSP Herbes de Provence


1. Put Butter and Cream Cheese in a small mixing bowl and allow to come to room temperature.
2. Begin to work butter and cream cheese together with a fork or spoon.
3. Finely dice the shallot and garlic clove. Add to mixing bowl.
4. Add salt and pepper to the mixing bowl.
5. Place the TBSP of Herbs into your hand and crush the herbs between your palms as you allow them to fall into the mixing bowl over the butter and cheese mixture.
6. Combine until spices are well mixed into the cheese.
7. Chill until ready to serve.


Perfect for just about any occasion, this is perfect on crackers (we love crunchmaster sea salt crackers) or a thin gluten free bread. If you want to get really fancy a little truffle infused salsa tartufata can add quite the deliciousness to what is already a lovely appetizer.