A Gluten-Free Cheese and Cracker Charcuterie Board

by Tonya Staab

This gluten-free cheese and cracker charcuterie board is perfect for entertaining at home, movie nights, and date nights.

Disclosure: I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

The kids had head colds the past few days. On Friday I received the request for soup for dinner; tomato for him and chicken noodle for her. They needed comfort food, something warm and soothing.

Saturday I suggested I put together a charcuterie board for dinner that we could enjoy while lazing on the couch.

a charcuterie board with nuts, meats, cheese, fruit, and spread

Finger foods and platters are one of their favorite things. After school I often make them a Bento box style snack or a plate of snacks. They love our Sunday brunch which is full of assorted foods to try from fruit, to pastries, and hot dishes. And, when Marisol and I do our nails together we make a plate of finger foods to enjoy while we watch a movie so it feels a little like we are at the spa.

When I make these trays, whether for home entertaining, or just for us to enjoy it’s important to ensure you add items that everyone will love and also take food allergies into consideration.

allergy friendly charcuterie board

What to put on a gluten-free charcuterie board

  • Assorted deli meats – Prosciutto, Coppa, Italian dry salami, and Dry salami with black pepper
  • Assorted cheeses – Brie, Gruyere, and Havarti
  • Breton gluten-free black bean with onion and garlic crackers
  • Breton gluten-free white bean with salt and pepper crackers
  • Black grapes
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Dried mango
  • Cashews
  • Shrimp
  • Cream cheese spread

The shrimp isquick and easy to prepare. It was fully cooked when I purchased it, but I threw it into a pan with a tsp of crushed garlic and a tablespoon of lemon juice to give it a little flavor.

Shrimp pairs perfectly with my homemade cream cheese spread on crackers or baguette slices.

cream cheese spread in a silver bowl surrounded by meat and fruit

shrimp and cream cheese spread on a cracker

Although the kids don’t eat everything on this plate, I always make sure to have some of their favorite things. They both love the white bean gluten-free crackers with cheese, especially Flynn who is on a gluten-free diet. Marisol loves dried mango, grapes, and cashews and Flynn loves shrimp and grapes. I can’t get either one to try sundried tomatoes yet but I’m working on it.

sundried tomatoes in a white dish on a charcuterie board

sundried tomato with salami and cheese on a cracker

What are your favorite items to add to a cheese platter?

Breton gluten free white crackers with a charcuterie board

About Breton Gluten-Free Crackers

  • BRETON GLUTEN-FREE HERB & GARLIC – Gluten free with the tender-crisp texture and wholesome taste of the original Breton. Bursting with herb and garlic flavor, it can be savored on its own, or with delicious toppings, for a nutritious snack your family will love.
  • BRETON GLUTEN-FREE ORIGINAL WITH FLAX — Gluten free with the tender-crisp texture and wholesome taste of the original Breton. Made with arrowroot flour and green lentil flour, they’re so delicious you’ll find it hard to believe they’re gluten-free!
  • BRETON BLACK BEAN WITH ONION AND GARLIC AND BRETON WHITE BEAN WITH SALT AND PEPPER CRACKERS — Beans are the main ingredients and listed first on the nutritional label. Each serving contains two grams of fiber and two grams of protein. These new crackers are also low in saturated fat, contain no artificial colors or flavors, no cholesterol and are trans-fat free.

a gluten free charcuterie board with shrimp, meats, cheese, and fruit

All Breton Crackers are certified gluten-free by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Gluten Free Certification Program.

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1 comment

Joann Woolley June 7, 2015 - 10:37 pm

This looks really tasty! I feel like getting up and grabbing a snack right now. Good to know that Breton has these additional options for crackers.

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