Three Hearty Snacks for Game Day

No matter who you’re rooting for this Sunday, these protein-rich, top-eight free recipes are the perfect fuel for your allergy-friendly party. Have fun and stay safe as you cheer on your favorite team!


No-Fuss Spicy Chickpeas

  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans, 19 oz.),* drained and rinsed
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • dash of pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set aside. In small bowl, combine all ingredients,...

Black and Blueberry Grunt

In honor of National Culinary Arts Month, chefs Joel and Mary Schaefer created this allergy-friendly recipe to share with the FARE Community.

Grunts…aka slumps, are related to the cobbler and crisp family, but are made with dumplings instead of batter or crisp topping and are cooked on the stove top instead of in the oven. The fruit is said to grunt while it simmers.

Makes: 4 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens


1 tsp plus ½ cup plus 2 tbsp organic cane sugar, divided

¼ tsp ground cinnamon

3 cups fresh blueberries...

Asian Chicken Skewers and Noodles

July is National Culinary Arts Month! To celebrate, FARE asked Joel and Mary Schaefer to share a new allergy-friendly recipe with FARE Community.

Who said chicken is boring? Time to spice it up! Packed full of flavor, this chicken-on-a-stick is a special treat that makes dinnertime fun.

Makes: 4 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens


1 cup creamy sunflower seed butter

¼ cup coconut aminos

¼ cup honey

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

¼ cup white wine vinegar

3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp minced garlic (about 3 cloves)


Holiday Green Bean Casserole

Guest post by Joel and Mary Schaefer

What are entrees without sides?

The Green Bean Casserole is one of the top sides not only at Thanksgiving, but also during the December holidays.

According to, casseroles clearly dominate the holiday tables. Green bean casseroles were in close battle with sweet potato casseroles for the most searched recipes in December.

This classic casserole was created by Campbell’s in 1955 and has been a staple on holiday tables ever since. Here’s an easy way to upgrade the out-of-the-can version,...