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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Whether it’s a formal gathering or an intimate family dinner, these delicious recipes are perfect for celebrating the holidays with food allergies or celiac disease. The rest of the family will be thankful for them too. All recipes are free of gluten and the top allergens. Mains for the Thanksgiving Weekend: Turkey Meatloaf Cornish Hen […]

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Brown Rice Pilaf with Acorn Squash Raisin

Brown Rice Pilaf with Acorn Squash and Raisins

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1/4 cup (160 mL) olive oil 1 acorn squash, peeled, seeded and diced 1 cup (250 mL) onion, diced 1 cup (250 mL) carrots, diced 1/2 cup (120 mL) celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 2 cups (475 mL) long […]

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Appetizers, Christmas, Hanukkah, Eggs, Fall, Fish, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Sides, Sides, Soy, Sulphites, Thanksgiving, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
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Salt and Pepper Sweet Potato Fries

By Alisa Fleming Makes 6 servings Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 21/2 lbs (1.15 kg) sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch thick sticks 3 tbsp grapeseed or canola oil 1 1/2 tsp sugar 1 1/2 tsp salt, plus additional to taste 1 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, plus additional to taste […]

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Jicama Salad

Arugula, Avocad and Jicama Salad with Citrus Salsa

Serves 6-8 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 6 cups (1.4 L) baby arugula, washed 1 jicama (or Mexican turnip), peeled and cut into matchstick-size strips 2 avocados, diced 2 oranges, segmented, chopped 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) red onion, diced 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) cilantro, chopped 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) seasoned rice wine vinegar […]

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Fruit Kebabs with Creamy Strawberry Dip

By Cybele Pascal No picnic is complete without watermelon. But why not jazz it up with additional fruit on single-serve skewers and a dip? Bingo, kid-friendly food! As an added bonus, my boys like to help make this treat. Serves 4 to 6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1/2 cup (120 mL) sliced strawberries 8 oz […]

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Arugula & Watercress Salad

Arugula & Watercress Salad

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1 bunch arugula, washed 1 bunch watercress, washed 1 cup (250 mL) red seedless grapes, halved 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh lime juice 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp coarse sea salt 2 green onions, sliced Method Heat oven to 300° F. Place […]

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Roast beef salad

Shaved Roast Beef and Horseradish Salad

SERVES 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 2 lb (1 kg) outside-round beef roast (or similar lean cut) 2 tbsp each of fennel seeds, coriander seeds, cracked black pepper, salt and finely chopped fresh rosemary 1 small butternut squash, peeled and diced 1/4 cup (60 mL) horseradish (Look for allergen-free, GF brand) 1/2 cup (120 mL) mayonnaise […]

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One Dough, Three Delights

By Laurie Sadowski Use this one gluten-free recipe to master the art of allergy-friendly buns. Shape it, pipe it or flavor it – to suit your baking whims. Versatile Gluten-Free Yeast Dough This sticky dough will be similar to a thick cake batter, so resist the temptation to add flour. Makes enough for 8 to […]

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Chicken & Vegetable Yakitori

Chicken & Vegetable Yakitori

By Cybele Pascal Yakitori is traditional Japanese street food. These tasty grilled skewers usually require soy and wheat/gluten for their flavorful marinade, but this allergy-friendly version is made with coconut amino acids (found in many natural food grocery markets) instead for a savory, sweet and tangy sauce. The skewers are great for dinner, but also as […]

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 6 zucchinis, halved lengthwise 2 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots, diced 1 bunch garlic scapes, chopped 1 large red pepper, seeded and diced 1 cup (250 mL) fresh parsley, chopped 1 red chili, seeded and finely diced 1/2 cup (125 mL) non-dairy alternative shreds or Parmesan […]

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