Latkes Everybody Can Love

These versions of the potato pancake fit with restricted diets

Family at Hanukkah
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Latkes, the delectable potato pancakes fried in oil, are a favorite Hanukkah tradition, but traditional recipes contain ingredients that children with diabetes, Celiac disease, or allergies to wheat or eggs will need to avoid. These recipes -- from gluten-free, vegan, and diabetes resources around the Web -- cater to those restricted diets while keeping the crispy classic on the holiday table.

Gluten-Free

Latkes
Source: Knottie Recipes
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, eggs, rice flour, salt, pepper

Zucchini Latkes
Source: Go Dairy Free
Ingredients: zucchini, onion, chickpea flour, cumin, pepper

Karina's Potato Latkes
Source: Gluten-Free Goddess
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, gluten-free flour blend, eggs, sea salt, nutmeg

Easy Morning Potato Pancakes
Source: Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef
Ingredients: potatoes, garlic, green onions, corn starch, kosher salt, cracked black pepper

Naturally Gluten Free Potato Latkes
Source: Kosher Celiac Cookery
Ingredients: potatoes, apple, onion, eggs, rice flour, corn flour/meal, seasoning

Egg-Free

Vegan Latkes
Source: About.com Vegetarian Food
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, egg replacer, salt, pepper, flour, baking powder

Latkes
Source: veganfood
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, sea salt, black pepper, tahini, matzoh meal

Bryanna's Potato Pancakes
Source: Veggilicious.com
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, whole wheat flour, nutritional yeast or dairy-free soy Parmesan (optional), baking powder, salt, pepper

Latkes - Egg-Free
Source: Kids With Food Allergies
Ingredients: potatoes, xanthan gum

Potato Latkes
Source: Cook's Hideout
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, flour, baking powder, parsley, salt, pepper

Diabetic

Wild Rice and Potato Latkes
Source: dLife
Ingredients: rice, potatoes, eggs, scallions, white all-purpose flour, salt, pepper 

Potato Latkes
Source: Diabetic Gourmet
Ingredients: potatoes, onion, egg, egg substitute, low-sodium matzo meal, salt

Cabbage Latkes
Source: Diabetic Gourmet
Ingredients: cabbage, egg, egg whites, scallion, soy or whole-wheat flour, salt, pepper

Zucchini Latkes
Source: Diabetic Gourmet
Ingredients: zucchini, potato, egg, egg whites, soy or whole-wheat flour, salt, pepper

Traditional Latkes
Source: dLife
Ingredients: potatoes, red onion, white all-purpose flour, salt, pepper, eggs

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