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Appetizers
al Quinoa Cranberry Squash Spoons (2)

Quinoa, Cranberry and Squash Spoons

Serves: 16-20 Free of: gluten and all top allergens except sulphites (vinegar) Ingredients 2 cups (475 mL) butternut squash, diced 3 tbsp olive oil 2 cups (475 mL) white or red quinoa, cooked according to instructions 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried Cranberries 1/2 cup (125 mL) green onion, sliced 1/4 cup (60 mL) parsley, chopped 2 tbsp seasoned […]

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Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Serves 6 (or 3 as a main course) Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 medium-sized acorn squash, halves and seeded 1/4 cup (60 mL) water 2 cups (475 mL) quinoa, cooked 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup (250 mL) red or orange bell pepper, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 small red onion, diced 1/4 […]

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Beet Chips with Chipotle Aiol

Beet Chips with Chipotle Aioli

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 6-8 medium red beets, peeled 8 cups (2 L) vegetable or sunflower oil [look for allergy-friendly brand] 1⁄2 cup (120 mL) cornstarch or tapioca flour 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) sea salt 1 tbsp chipotle peppers (canned), minced 1 cup (250 mL) mayonnaise (For egg-free, use Vegenaise; for […]

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Beef and Green Onion Skewers

Beef and Green Onion Skewers

Serves 10-12 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 6-inch long piece of beef tenderloin, cut into thin strips 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp fresh rosemary, minced 1 tsp hot chili sauce [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand] Salt and pepper Several green onions, cut into 1-inch lengths Bamboo skewers 2 tbsp […]

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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Appetizers

A list of links to many of the magazine’s great appetizer recipes. • Wild Mushroom & Chive Risotto Cakes • Carrot Soup Shooters • Twice-Baked Potatoes • Vietnamese Salad Rolls • Beef and Green Onion Skewers • Baby Carrots with Tarragon  • Quinoa, Cranberry and Squash Spoons • Glazed Duck Quesadillas • Beef-Water Chestnut Cakes with Chili Dip […]

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Serves 10-12 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients Chicken Balls 1 1 ⁄2 lbs (0.7 kg) ground chicken 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 1 cup (250 mL) fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped 3 green onions, minced 1 tsp hot chili sauce [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand] 1 tbsp ground allspice […]

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Carrot Soup Shooters2

Carrot Soup Shooters

Makes 16-20 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp curry paste (Look for allergen-free brands) 1 tsp coriander seeds, ground 1 clove garlic, minced 1 small sweet onion, finely chopped 3 cups (720 mL) carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tsp orange zest 1 cup (250 mL) orange juice […]

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Chilled Watermelon Soup

Serves 6-8 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Chef’s Note: Super light, refreshing and easy to make. Serve as a soup or as a glass of tonic between courses. Ingredients 1 medium, seedless watermelon, peeled with a large knife and cubed 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh mint, torn 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh lemon […]

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Tomato and Fennel Salad & Tomato and Basil Granita1

Tomato and Basil Granita

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Chef’s Note: Here’s a savoury twist on the granita, which is usually a sweet, iced dish. For kids, you can make granita popsicles. Pair it with the Tomato and Fennel Salad (pictured). Ingredients 1 ½ lbs (750 g) ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 tbsp (15 […]

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Tomato & Fennel Salad - Summer10

Tomato and Fennel Salad

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Chef’s Note: The fennel and herb combo brightens up the classic summer tomato salad. Serve it with the Tomato and Basil Granita (pictured). Ingredients 1 lb (1/2 kg) assorted tomatoes, sliced 1 bulb fresh fennel, thinly sliced Dressing 2 tbsp each, dill, chives, parsley, chervil (optional), […]

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