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Peanut and Tree-Nut Free Halloween Candy

By Ole & Shaina Olmanson |

Having a child with a life-threatening allergy can be terrifying, and it can make holidays that are largely focused on forbidden treats, like Halloween, even harder on kids that often sense they’re different in the first place.

If you’re the parent of a child with a peanut or tree nut allergy, consider swapping out their bag of candy for a bag of “safe” candy or making sure they know to let you sort it before digging in. (Tips via goodLife {eats}, who has a child with a peanut allergy. Thanks, Katie!)

Here are a few peanut and tree-nut free Halloween candies as listed on the Bay Area Allergy Advisory Board:
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Peanut and Tree-Nut Free Halloween Candy

Haribo Gummi Candy

Not just the Gold-Bears, but ALL of it. :) I know a few Haribo fanatics who would be at a loss without their gummis.

After all that candy, you may need to detox. I know I do. Check out this post-Halloween menu and fun Zojirushi giveaway!

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About Ole & Shaina Olmanson


Ole & Shaina Olmanson

Shaina Olmanson is the food writer and home cook behind Food for My Family. Shaina can usually be found in one of three places: cooking, at the computer or behind the camera. These three things occur in the kitchen simultaneously with her four children hanging from her apron strings as she teaches them to cook and the importance of eating locally, seasonally, organically and together. She is a former Babble Food blogger.

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