Festive Snacks & Apps for a Gluten-Free New Year’s Eve Celebration

It’s time to say goodbye to 2015 (and hello to 2016!) in style, and we’re ready to celebrate with these festive snacks and apps for a gluten-free New Year’s Eve soiree.

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Easy Mushroom Polenta Bites, Fit and Frugal for Ancient Harvest

Made with our ready-to-eat Ancient Harvest Polenta, these tasty bites couldn’t be simpler to throw together – but the flavor and presentation are sure to impress. Spread these on a pretty serving tray, and you’re good to go.

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Quinoa Falafel, Naturally Ella

Why haven’t we thought to add quinoa to falafel before? Ancient grain goodness adds extra texture and flavor to these versatile, crowd-pleasing bites.

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Quinoa Spring Rolls with Cashew Dipping Sauce, Minimalist Baker

These beautiful, plant-based spring rolls are surprisingly easy to make – and also easy to eat with one hand, which makes them party-perfect.

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Polenta Crostini with Butternut Squash, Ricotta & Sage, Edible Perspective

We love this seasonal take on crostini, made with baked squares of polenta (or rounds, if using our Ancient Harvest Polenta for added convenience) and roasted butternut squash.

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Turkey Quinoa Meatballs with Korean BBQ Sauce, Fit and Frugal for Ancient Harvest

Add some spice to your holiday party with these flavorful, Korean-style meatballs. The combination of quinoa and ground turkey is nutritious and tasty, and the accompanying dipping sauce is out-of-this-world good.

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Crispy Buffalo Quinoa Bites, Half Baked Harvest

Another great way to eat quinoa with a toothpick, these party-ready bites are full of flavor. Use gluten-free breadcrumbs to make them gluten-free, and serve with a side of blue cheese-Greek yogurt dressing (recipe included) for dipping.

Looking for gluten-free culinary inspiration to kick off the new year? You’ll find it on the recipes page at AncientHarvest.com.