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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 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 pops. If omitting any of the fruit, […]

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Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

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 easy to locate. Luckily, I’ve got a few recipe tricks up my sleeve to tackle both […]

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Thai Style Rice Rolls

Thai-Style Rice Rolls

Makes 16-20 Free of: All gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 20 5-inch rice paper rounds 1 lb (450 g) pork tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch strips 1 tbsp garlic, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 2 tbsp Asian-style chili sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1 iceberg lettuce 1 apple, cut into thin strips 1 large […]

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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 olive oil 1 tsp each salt and pepper 4 egg yolks 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp Dijon-style mustard  [*Look for allergen-free brands; for mustard allergy, can omit] 1 1 ⁄2 cups (375 […]

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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 fresh lemon juice 4 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 tbsp sesame […]

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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 fresh ginger 1/2 cup (125 mL) black olives, pitted and halved 1 ripe pear (Anjou or Bartlett), cored and diced 1 red pepper, […]

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Spring Lamb Kebabs

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens; soy is optional. Ingredients 4 cups (1 kg) lamb shoulder, diced 12 crimini (brown button) mushrooms 12 red pearl onions, peeled Marinade 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 2 tsp paprika 3 tbsp soy sauce or wheat-free Tamari [optional] […]

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Farfalle with tomato and herb salsa

Farfalle with Tomatoes and Herb Salsa

Serves 6-8 Free of: Top allergens, except wheat, sulphites (vinegar). If GF, use quality rice pasta. Ingredients 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh basil, shredded 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh chives, chopped 1 small jalapeno […]

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