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Thanksgiving Recipes for Restricted Diets

Even if your child has special needs that place limitations on intake of certain foods, he or she can still enjoy the Thanksgiving feast. These recipes offer restriction-conscious variations on holiday favorites.

Less-Sweet Sweet Potatoes
Reduced-sugar and no-added-sugar recipes make yams and sweet potatoes safer for kids who need to limit sugar intake.

Allergy-Safe Pumpkin Pie
Serve up the classic Thanksgiving dessert without endangering your child with food allergies.

Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipes
Bread cubes are traditional for Thanksgiving turkey stuffing, but problematic for people with wheat allergies, Celiac disease, or a need for a GFCF diet. Whether you switch to gluten-free bread crumbs or seek other stuffing ideas, these recipes will help you make stuffing that's delicious and safe.

Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes
If your child can't have milk or dairy products, try these recipes that substitute oil, garlic and other flavorful ingredients.

Dairy-Free Scalloped Potatoes
Scalloped potatoes are an Easter favorite, but if your child or other family member can't tolerate milk or cheese, your traditional recipe may not work. Try one of these dairy-free adaptations to keep the dish on your table.

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