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Party Food Help?

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trixymalixy Tue 09-Jul-13 23:11:32

No idea about the low salicylate diet, but for the rest I'd go for Haribo, marshmallows and chipsticks.

scrappydappydoo Tue 09-Jul-13 22:29:52

Thanks - I just wanted a few snacks not a full party tea - I think I'll ask parents to suggest some things and then double check. I just want all the kids to have a stress-free fun time.
Thanks for your thoughts smile

ukey Mon 08-Jul-13 21:52:12

I would go against having any buffet style, dips etc unless you are able to guarantee that ALL food is safe, to much risk of cross contamination etc .

crisps - but you will have to check labels and double check with parents that the brand you have chosen is safe for their children to have

fruit factory sweets from poundshop - stars, strings, gummies, hearts etc

do u want cooked snacks or just sweets and crisps and stuff?

party bags/boxes would be easier to manage if ur not able to guarantee all food is safe for every child.

almostamrs Sun 07-Jul-13 21:22:15

id recommend party boxes with each childs name on. easy to do for £1 each, jam sandwich, raisins, crisps n few grapes etc

Charingcrossbun Sun 07-Jul-13 17:10:39

I think it all depends on whether the children need supervision stop them eating things they shouldn't. if there are parents/they are old enough then I'd go for a variety with lots of labelling. Things with dips often work well, even for children, as it's very tactile and children don't feel excluded as they all eating carrot/celery/sticks with a dip...

scrappydappydoo Sun 07-Jul-13 17:06:47

I run a kids club and I hoping to run an end of term party in a few weeks time. We don't usually serve food but have been thinking of having a few party snacks alongside games. I want to include everyone but have no experience of catering for allergies We have several severe wheat/gluten intolerances, one dairy allergy and one nut allergy and one on a low salicylate diet.- can you suggest some snacks that would be suitable for all as I don't want to exclude anyone. I will of course check with the parents but want some ideas first. TIA

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