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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 (30 mL) 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 […]

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 6 zucchinis, halved lengthwise 2 tbsp (30 mL) 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 […]

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Cheese sauce in pan

Alisa’s Easy Dairy-Free ‘Cheesy’ Sauce

By Alisa Fleming Those of us living dairy-free have many more options with the advent of tasty store-bought alternative cheese shreds. Just employ a light hand on pizza, since dairy-free cheese can overwhelm if used in excess. Melting ability may also vary. Check your pizza at least 5 minutes before it is fully cooked, and if the cheese alternative […]

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Pepperoni Pizza crop

Allergy-Friendly ‘Cheesy’ Pepperoni Pizza with Roasted Tomato Sauce

Creative tricks put this delicious favorite back on the diary-free and gluten-free menu.  By Alisa Fleming  Makes one 12 inch pizza Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Years ago I learned the wonders of gluten-free pizza from the great Carol Fenster in her book, Cooking Free*.  Since that time, I’ve experimented with several variations of her classic crusts; this adapted […]

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Massaged Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Citrus

By Alisa Fleming Free of: gluten and all top allergens Kale is notoriously tough and a touch bitter, but massaging the leaves for just a few minutes makes them deliciously tender and mild. The dressing is light in flavor, but when combined with the bright sweet and sour notes of the fresh fruit, it really […]

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Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

Excerpted from “The Perfect Picnic” food feature in the new Summer issue of Allergic Living magazine. By Cybele Pascal Serves 4 to 6 Free of: gluten and top allergens Pasta salad may seem like a no-brainer for a summer picnic, but gluten-free pasta can get tough after a few hours, and allergy-friendly mayo isn’t always […]

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Green Gazpacho

Green Gazpacho

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Ingredients 4 cups (950 mL) fresh spinach, lightly steamed 2 cups (475 mL) fresh arugula 1 English cucumber, halved lengthwise, de-seeded and sliced 4 green onions, chopped 1 ⁄2 cup (125 mL) fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 cups (725 mL) vegetable stock [Look for […]

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Sweet Potato Fires with Mayo crop

Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Mayo

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens, except egg (in optional garlic mayo), and gluten-free Ingredients 4 sweet potatoes, peeled 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 tsp (5 mL) each salt and pepper 4 egg yolks 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon-style mustard  [*Look for allergen-free brands; for mustard allergy, can […]

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Napa Cabbage Slaw

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Serves 6 to 8 as a aside Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Ingredients 1 napa cabbage 1 English cucumber 1 jicama (Possible substitute: Asian pear) 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper 1 mango Dressing 1/2 cup (125 mL) olive oil 4 tbsp (60 mL) fresh lemon juice 4 tbsp (60 mL) rice wine […]

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Grapefruit, Pear and Avocado Salad

Serves 4 Free of: All top allergens Packed with: Vitamins E and C, antioxidants Ingredients 2 large grapefruits, halved with fruit removed. Reserve skins and extra juice 1 ripe avocado 1 tsp (5 mL) fresh ginger 1/2 cup (125 mL) black olives, pitted and halved 1 ripe pear (Anjou or Bartlett), cored and diced 1 […]

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