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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Easter Recipes

Whether it’s a formal gathering or an intimate family meal, these delicious recipes are perfect for celebrating Easter or Passover with food allergies or celiac disease. All recipes are free of gluten and the top allergens. Mains for Easter or Passover: Bistro Split Chicken over Roasted Fennel and Baby Potatoes  Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Salad […]

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Apple Cider Vinaigrette Coleslaw

By Alisa Fleming Serve as a wonderful compliment to any burger or sandwich. Makes 6 servings Free of: Gluten and top allergens (mustard optional) Ingredients 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 tbsp grapeseed or canola oil 2 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp dry ground mustard* 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt 3 cups (710 mL) […]

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Eggs, Fall, Fish, Lunches, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Salads, Salads, Sesame, Shellfish, Sides, Sides, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Winter | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
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Pasta e Fagioli with “Cheesy” Garlic Croutons

By Cybele Pascal This Italian version of pasta and beans soup makes a complete meal that is perfect for chilly fall nights. To make it vegan, swap vegetable broth for the chicken broth and omit the prosciutto. Serves 8 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 ounces nitrite-free prosciutto, chopped (1/2 cup) 2 […]

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Cran-Apple Crunch Chicken Salad with Creamy Maple Dressing

By Alisa Fleming Sunflower seeds offer a nutritious, mayo-free base to this rich salad dressing. I prefer to serve it on the side for a wonderful lunch or dinner presentation. For a lighter side salad that will serve six, simply omit the chicken. Makes 4 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens Creamy Maple Dressing […]

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Stuffed Grape Leaves with Quinoa and Mint

Serves 6-8 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1 jar of grape leaves (about 30 leaves), drained 1 cup (250 mL) raw quinoa 2 cups (475 mL) vegetable stock (look for allergen-free, GF brand) 2 cups (475 mL) tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup (125 mL) red onion, minced 1/2 cup (125 mL) currants 1 small […]

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Hearty Minestrone Soup

Serves 6-8 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 8 oz pancetta, finely diced 2 cups (475 mL) sweet onion, diced 1 cup (250  mL) carrots, diced 1 cup (250 mL) celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 of one Savoy cabbage, chopped 1 28 oz (798 mL) can of […]

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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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Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad

By Cybele Pascal Makes: 6 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp chili powder 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) + 2 tbsp fresh-squeezed lime juice (3 limes) 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) + 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional for brushing salt and black […]

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“Buttermilk” Oven-Fried Chicken

By Cybele Pascal Oven-baked chicken is much lower in fat, but the skin never fully crisps like deep-fried chicken. The solution: remove the skin – cutting fat even further. This allows the chicken to better absorb the marinade, for the breading to adhere to the surface, and it creates a much better texture when served at room temperature or cold. Serves 4 […]

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Spring Vegetables and Pancetta with Quinoa Penne

Serves 4 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1 package quinoa penne pasta, freshly cooked 1 2-inch thick slice of pancetta, diced* 1 cup each sugar snaps, snow peas, broccoli florets 1 each, red and yellow pepper, diced 1 small bunch basil, chopped 1/4 cup chives, chopped salt and pepper Method In a large sauté […]

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