Holiday Treats to Meet Your Dietary Needs

It can feel impossible to meet everyone’s dietary needs during the holiday season. But don’t worry, The Fresh Grocer makes holiday desserts simple and manageable with our gluten free, vegan and allergy-friendly options!

Take a look at some of our best baking substitutions that will fulfill your dietary needs!


Gluten-Free Rainbow Shortbread:

Shortbread cookies are the perfect little dessert. They’re quick and easy to make, and not to mention a crowd favorite! Make sure that everyone is included in the shortbread cookie fun by baking these gluten free rainbow shortbread cookies with gluten free flour for your next holiday party. Click here for the recipe.


Spiced Gingersnap Cookies:

During your next cookie swap, swap out butter and milk for vegan ingredients. Make a timeless classic dessert like Spiced Gingersnap Cookies with a vegan twist. Click here to see how.


Gingerbread Mini Loaves:

Easy to bake and merry to share, these Gingerbread Mini Loaves can make you the star on your tree this year! Check out this recipe for a gluten free and vegan alternative!


Peppermint White Chocolate Blondies:

Peppermint is a must-have flavor during the holidays. Don’t be labeled as basic this year, partake in the peppermint party with The Fresh Grocer’s vegan Peppermint White Chocolate Blondie recipe! No one will be able to resist. Find the recipe here.


Gluten Free Cookies:

Whether you plan on making chocolate chip cookies, gingerbread cookies or any other sweet treat, consider using vegan or gluten free substitutes this year!

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