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Allergy Friendly Snack Board - Two Ways

January 09, 2021 S Malik 11 Comments

allergy friendly snackboard

A snack board is perfect for any time of day as it has the perfect combination of a little bit of everything. In this post, learn how to make easy allergy friendly snack board loaded with sweet, spicy, savory and crunchy bites.

While snack boards are known more as a party food but can also be a fun weeknight meal. Perfect for game or movie nights or when you don't feel like cooking much.

This is the very first time I have ever made a snack/cheese/charcuterie board and I discovered that Allergy Friendly Snack Board is pretty simple to make. I ended up making two different variations.

The two different Board Variations

  • Vegan Cheese Board: A combination of meats, different dairy free cheeses, fruits and vegetables.
  • Sweet and Savory Snack Board: A combination of salty crackers and sweet cookies and candies, makes it more like a dessert board.

Read ahead to see what I included in each and learn how to assemble the boards.

vegan cheese board

Vegan Cheese Board

This board is probably the closest to a traditional charcuterie board but with a vegan touch as it contains vegan cheeses and plant based cured meats.

  • dairy free cheese sticks
  • dairy free cheese slices

Dairy Free Cheese

  • Cream Cheese - flavoured or plain
  • Cheese Sticks - mozzarella/cheddar
  • Cheese Slices - any flavour you like


Any favorite regular cured meat.To make it vegan any kind of plant based cured meat of choice such as plant based pepperoni like I have used in this board.

  • dairy free cream cheese
  • salsa


  • Cream Cheese - flavoured or plain
  • Salsa - homemade or store bought


  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Any other fresh or dried fruit such as dried thai mango
  • minipeppers
  • mini carrots
  • sliced green olives


  • Mini Peppers
  • Olives
  • Carrots
  • Any other fresh or pickled vegetables
  • homemade roasted chickpeas
  • sunflower seeds


  • gluten free pretzels
  • potato chips


  • Gluten Free Crackers
  • Gluten Free Pretzels
  • Potato Chips/Crisps

Sweet and Savory Snack Board

This board is a mix of sweet and savory cookies and crackers. It does not contain any cheese or meats

  • hummus
  • wow butter


  • Any allergy friendly seed butters
  • Hummus - homemade/store bought
  • Jams/Jellies
  • gluten free pretzel sticks
  • gluten-free-pretzels
  • gluten free bbq rice crackers


  • Gluten Free Regular Crackers
  • Gluten Free Prestzels - different shapes
  • Gluten Free BBQ flavoured Crackers
  • chocolate sandwich cookies
  • gluten free snowball cookies
  • chocolate peppermint thumbprint cookies

Gluten Free Cookies

  • marshmallows
  • sunkist fruit snacks

Allergy Friendly Candies

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  • 15 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy


Adjust Servings:
Vegan Cheese Board
Sweet and Savory Board
Salsa Seed Butters
Cream Cheese Hummus
Roasted Chickpeas Roasted Chickpeas
Roasted Seeds Protein Balls
Gluten Free Crackers Gluten Free Crackers
Grapes Snowball Cookies
Cherries Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies
Gluten Free Pretzels Gluten Free Pretzels
Potato Chips/Crisps Gluten Free BBQ Crackers
Mini Peppers Marshmallows
Carrots Candy Canes
Olives Jelly Beans
Cheese Slices White Chocolate Peppermint Bark
Cheese Sticks
Cured Meats


5 mins
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Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. Gather all the ingredients in one place and choose a board.
1 mins
Add dips to small bowls and place the bowls at the corners of the board.
2 mins
Make a diagonal line with crackers/cookies, in the center from one bowl to another.
1 min
Make another diagonal line of cookies/crackers or with fruits/veggies - should make a cross.
1 min
Now fill in the rest of the spaces.

Cook Notes

  • Make sure that you put the items that can roll off the board easily near the center or in a bowl, such as the chickpeas
  • Use the ingredients to make the two different boards as they are or mix and match the items, you can even combine all the ingredients to make one big board.

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  1. I think grazing boeards like this are so great for families and so versatile too. Fab idea!

  2. Oh wow, this looks amazing. I would happily eat everything on that board.

  3. Oh my! If you could just wait while I get my coat on. I'll be right there lol!

  4. This is an awesome looking snack board! I love doing things like this when we have guests or to have a movie marathon!

  5. This post was a great inspiration for our latest family game night snack board. Thanks for all the great ideas!

  6. I love making snack boards! So many great ideas here!

  7. I love this idea and love the step by step instructions and demonstration. Definitely going to keep this in mind for a snack or appetizer idea.

  8. I agree, these are fun just to have a weekend meal on a movie night. This is definitely a kid friendly board!

  9. what a fun weekend meal or when you don't really feel like cookign!

  10. These are great for anytime, and it's always great to have allergy friendly options.

  11. This is PERFECT and couldn't be better timing, as we recently found out my daughter is lactose intolerant!