Gluten-Free Half-Time Party Recipes

Gluten-Free Pizza, Nachos Grande, Tacos, Fried Chicken Tenders, Beer and More!

Think half-time party and spicy bowls of chili, cheesy pizzas, nachos, bean salsa and chips, buffalo wings, tacos, chicken tenders, cheese dip and beer come to mind. Gluten-free sports fans, team up and sack gluten!
  • 01 of 10
    Home-made chili
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    Here's a great list of chili recipes and if you're too busy to cook, check out the great gluten-free chili from Kettle Cuisine. Be sure to read labels and use gluten-free spices, canned beans and broth products as called for in recipes.

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    Best Gluten Free Chicken Wing Recipes. Image- istockphoto

    Find your favorite wing recipes in this collection of best chicken wing recipes. Easy to make and zingy good wings are quintessential half-time finger food!

    Best Gluten-Free Chicken Wing Recipes

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    Gluten-Free Tacos. 2009 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Healthy food may not be associated with half-time party fare but this gluten-free taco recipe, made with fresh avocado, red onions, spinach and lean ground beef seasoned with gluten-free taco seasoning mix is just that. No one will mind.​

    Recipe for Homemade Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning Mix

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    Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizza. 2009 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Make as many gluten-free pizza crusts as you need for your Super Bowl party ahead of time and freeze them. On Super Bowl day, making fresh gluten-free pizzas will be super fast.

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  • 05 of 10
    Gluten-Free Black Bean Salsa. 2009 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Making homemade bean salsa from fresh ingredients is fast and easy. You just can't buy this super fresh flavor in a jar. Serve with gluten-free corn tortilla chips and watch it disappear.

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    Gluten-Free Nacho Cheese Dip. 2009 © Teri Lee Gruss

    This cheesy, spicy gluten-free nacho cheese dip recipe is thickened with amaranth, unlike many store brands which can contain gluten as a thickener.​

    Recipe for Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning Mix

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    Gluten Free Macho Nacho Recipe and Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten Free Macho Nachos. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Blue gluten-free corn chips smothered in fresh chopped vegetables, jalapenos and rich melted cheese make this popular appetizer another super healthy half-time snack.

    Or try our hearty recipe for gluten-free "macho" nachos, a classic combination of ground beef and loads of veggies and cheese!

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    Gluten-Free Spicy Asian Snack Mix Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Spicy Asian Snack Mix. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Substitute gluten-free rice chex cereal and gluten-free pretzels in this recipe and nobody will have a clue that this recipe isn't the original super popular Chex snack mix recipe.

    Gluten-Free Rice Chex-Style Snack Mix Recipe
    Gluten-Free Holiday Snack Mix Recipe

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  • 09 of 10
    Gluten Free Fried Chicken Strips. 2008 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Serve these golden, crisp and delicious gluten-free fried chicken tenders with a fast and easy homemade dipping sauce. Here are several super gluten-free dipping sauce recipes from Derrick Riches.

    Chili Lime Dipping Sauce

    Honey Mustard BBQ Sauce

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    Gluten-Free Beer. istockphoto

    Several gluten-free beer brands are available nationwide, but if ​you can't find a good gluten-free beer where you live, consider making your own.

    Gluten-free brewing requires a commitment of time, buying or borrowing equipment for brewing and finding fresh gluten-free sorghum extract and brewer's yeast. Learn more about if gluten-free home brewing is right for you.