It’s officially fall, even though it’s still in the mid 80s here in Charlotte. Halloween is right around the corner. Decorations and candy have been in stores for weeks now. I already bought my plastic pumpkin several weeks ago. Before you know it princesses, pirates, Doc McStuffinses, cats, and goblins will be at your doorstep with their bags open waiting for their goodies.
Some these characters may have food allergies or sensitivities. If you come across a home with a teal pumpkin, this means that they have treats that are allergen-free.
If you’re looking for Halloween candy that’s gluten-, soy-, & dairy-free, there are quite a few that meet that criteria. Real talk. There is much more candy than I realized and I came across several blogs that have done their homework. Rather than trying to make my own list which would have the same items as their list, I decided to include them into one blog. These bloggers put a lot of effort into their lists and they should be commended for taking the time to put these lists together.
As with many foods, some candies that are gluten-free, still contain soy and/or dairy. Below are several lists split into category based on all ingredients you are trying to avoid. As always, please be sure to read the ingredients on the actual packaging before purchasing.
*Gluten-Free Halloween Candy
This comprehensive list by Jane Anderson was also reviewed by a board-certified physician.
*Gluten-Free, Allergen-Free Halloween Candy
Sure Foods Living list companies in alphabetical order along with their ingredients. There are also separate lists for allergen-free candy and natural/organic candy.
This list is from 2015, so please be sure to double check ALL ingredients.
*The GFCF Diet Intervention (Autism Diet)
This website provides a list of a variety of candy & snacks, including soy-free and GFCF candy.
*Milk-Protein Free Halloween Candy
AvoidingMilkProtein.com has a list of brands with their responses. You can also choose various food lists, such as egg-free, gluten-free, and nut-free.
*Soy-Free & Gluten-Free Candy
Natural Candy Store is an online shop that sells gluten and soy-free (and specifically soy-free Halloween candy. You can shop from specific lists for candy that is vegan, non-GMO, dye-free, fair-trade, made in the USA, or allergy-friendly.
Update 9/27/18: We tried some of No Whey Chocolate’s Halloween Candy & reviewed it here.Guide to dietary-restriction friendly Halloween candy Click To Tweet
What is your favorite Halloween candy? Do you recommend any dietary-friendly Halloween candy or non-food treats?
If you liked this review, you might also like this review of Easter candy.
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