Gathering with friends and family can be the best part of the holiday season. But, when guests arrive with unexpected dietary restrictions or allergies, your party can quickly feel stressful. Here are some ways to stay organized and offer a menu that everyone can enjoy!
Give yourself a little time to plan your gathering to limit stress and enjoy your time with friends and family the day of the event. Simple things like planning your menu, connecting with guests about special diet needs, and prepping whatever you can ahead are all helpful.
Slow Cooker Vegetable & Butternut Squash Soup
This vegetable & butternut squash soup, made with Swanson Vegetable broth, is rich, velvety, and delicious. It’s a simple starter that your guests will enjoy, including those following a vegetarian plan.
Dairy-Free Berry Cobbler
This Dairy-Free Berry Cobbler, made with Pacific Foods Organic Oat Original Plant-Based beverage, is a delicious dessert that also adds colorful berries to finish the meal.
Braised Mushrooms with Polenta
This recipe, made with Pacific Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable broth, is full of flavor. It makes for a hearty vegan dish to serve during the holidays.
Low FODMAP Vegetable Lasagna
This Low FODMAP Vegetable Lasagna, made with Prego Sensitive Recipe Traditional Italian Sauce, is packed with veggies, full of texture and flavor, and gluten free.
The day of the event should be fun and stress-free, especially if you plan ahead. Here are some tips to help it go even more smoothly and to make everyone feel included:
We hope these tips help you navigate food restrictions. Planning ahead to accommodate guests with special dietary needs is key to hosting a stress-free gathering. For more recipe inspiration, check out our article on common dietary restrictions and recipes everyone is sure to love.
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