Gluten Free Thanksgiving Tips for Your Customers
Posted in Featured Brand on November 19th at 8:04 pm
Thanksgiving is a huge American tradition, where food is key. For people with Celiacs Disease or a gluten intolerance, a gluten free Thanksgiving can be hard. Not everyone understands the ins and outs of a gluten free diet. Cross contamination can happen and people can get sick as a result. Garden Spot Distributors has a few tips that you can share with your customers to have a safe and successful Thanksgiving.
For starters, the National Association for Celiac Awareness has some great tips for the holiday. Some of their tips include:
- Cook the entire meal yourself with only gluten-free recipes and ingredients.
- If others insist on contributing, ask them to bring non-food items. Suggest extra ice, a bottle of wine, or even fresh flowers or candles for the table.
- When the inevitable gluten-filled “gift” dish arrives, accept graciously and serve it away from other foods to prevent cross-contamination.
For more of the NFCA’s tips go to http://www.celiaccentral.org/celiac-disease-in-the-news/tips-for-your-gluten-free-thanksgiving-8787/rev–2/
You could also print this Gluten-Free Diet Cheat Sheet and share with your customers.
Read more awesome Gluten Free Thanksgiving tips at http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2008/11/thanksgiving-recipes-tips-for-gluten.html#ixzz2ChGr2IG0
Find this Gluten Free recipe for Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole on page 30 of the Garden Spot Distributors Holiday Edition Deals and Delights.
Check out some more Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/gluten-free-thanksgiving_n_2122254.html
We hope you and your customers have a wonderful Thanksgiving this year, with or without gluten!