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Chocolate Crunch Bars

By Alisa Fleming The key to these cohesive, no-bake crispy snacks is allowing the sweetener to bubble until it reaches just the right temperature. Makes: 16 bars Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 cups (475 mL) gluten-free, allergy-friendly crispy brown rice cereal 1 cup (250 mL) pumpkin seeds 3/4 cup (175 mL) […]

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Gluten-Free Spiced Banana Oat Bars

By Alisa Fleming Lightly sweet and just a touch cakey, these hearty bites bridge the snack and treat divide, and are a delicious way to use up those speckled bananas. Makes: 16 bar Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1/2 cup (120 mL) + 2 1/2 cups (600 mL) gluten-free quick oats, divided 2 tbsp […]

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Vietnamese-Style Lemongrass Chicken Noodle Soup

By Alisa Fleming Asian soups are typically off-limits with gluten concerns, but this recipe uses wheat-free tamari and traditional rice noodles as seamless alternatives. The addition of light coconut milk adds depth, but not dairy, to the flavorful broth. Makes: 4 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens (optional soy) Soup Ingredients 2 (10 […]

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Spring Rolls with Spicy Apricot-Ginger sauce

By Alisa Fleming Skip the shrimp and peanut sauce, and enjoy my top allergen-free take on this traditional Vietnamese staple. I love a simple mix of fillings, and the edible rice wrappers are a delicious delivery system of whatever crunchy vegetables you have on hand, including julienned cucumber, bean sprouts, purple cabbage or light leafy […]

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Fresh Spring Herbs

Being able to naturally add flavor is a key technique in the kitchen when allergies limit your primary food options. Spices have year-round availability, but fresh herbs hit their stride in spring. In addition to well-loved basil, chives, cilantro, dill, oregano, parsley, rosemary and thyme, consider adding the following sprigs to your regular rotation. Chervil Similar to parsley […]

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

By Alisa Fleming Take juicy, red strawberries and add dollops of your favorite sensuous, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and what do you end up with? One of the most palate-pleasing aphrodisiacs in the world — and an arrow for Cupid’s bow. So go on: surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s day with a classic, decadent dessert. With just a […]

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Allergy-Friendly Mexican 7-Layer Dip

By Alisa Fleming This flavorful appetizer can be as convenient or homemade as you like. The thick dairy-free “cheese” sauce comes together quickly and the rest can be store-bought or whipped up in your kitchen with the easy recipes that follow. Makes: 12 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 16 oz […]

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Allergy-Friendly & Gluten-Free Protein Powders

The protein powder industry is bulking up with dairy- and soy-free options. Food manufacturers are sourcing brown rice, hemp seed, chia seed, pumpkin seed, pea, cranberry and quinoa proteins to pump up their allergy-friendly shakes and snack foods. But for at-home use, two powders lead the pack of allergen-safe options: Brown Rice Protein Poised to eclipse […]

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Reviews: Gluten-Free & Allergy-Friendly Holiday Snacks, Baking Finds and Party Foods

Whether you’re looking for great free-from and gluten-free ingredients for your holiday baking, or searching for tasty allergy-friendly snacks and sweets to serve up to party guests, we’ve got you covered. Cookie Swap A sweet selection of allergy-safe ready-to-eat treats. Leave it to the professionals at Natural Decadence for buttery gluten-, egg-, dairy-, nut-, soy- and corn-free […]

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Chocolate Truffles

Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffles

By Alisa Fleming This refined, yet surprisingly simple treat relies heavily on the quality of your chocolate. The baseline recipe is delicious on its own, but the refreshing peppermint, warm citrus Mayan spice and melt-in-your-mouth salted caramel variations make for a wonderful assortment. For an even more dazzling gift box, mix and match the coatings. […]

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