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Allergy-Friendly Pad Thai

By Cybele Pascal Pad Thai used to be one of my favorite foods, until my allergies to fish, shellfish, and wheat blew up. In its traditional form, this is one of the world’s most allergenic foods since it contains wheat/gluten, soy, fish, shellfish, eggs and peanuts. I decided it was time to conquer this amazing […]

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Warm Spaghetti Capers Arugula (2)

Warm Spaghetti with Capers and Arugula

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2  8 oz (227 g) packages gluten-free rice or quinoa spaghetti* 1 two-inch thick slice of bresaola* or pancetta, diced 1 small red onion, diced 2 cups (475 mL) cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup (125 mL) capers, rinsed 1 cup (250 mL) olives, pitted 1 […]

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Crispy-Duck-Breast-with-Orange-Sauce (2)

Crispy Duck Breast with Orange Sauce

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 2 large duck breasts salt and pepper 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 4 shallots, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups (475 mL) freshly squeezed orange juice 2 cups (475 mL) chicken stock [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand] 1 tbsp cornstarch Method Using a sharp […]

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Braised Chicken in Apple Cider and Maple Glazed Parsnips and Carrots

Chicken Braised in Apple Cider

Serves 4 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breasts (skin on) 4 slices pancetta (or bacon), diced* 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 4 shallots, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh thyme, finely chopped 4 cups (950 mL) fresh apple cider Method In a large skillet, heat […]

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Three-Bean Chili with Cornbread

Three-Bean Chili with Herb Cornbread

Serves 4-6 Free of:All top allergens and gluten-free   Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large sweet onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds ground beef 1/4 cup chili powder 1 tbsp paprika 2 tbsp cumin 14 oz can each, kidney, pinto, white beans, drained and rinsed 28 oz can diced tomatoes Salt and […]

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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 (30 mL) each, dill, chives, parsley, […]

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Curry-BBQ-Chicken-Glass-Noodle-Salad

Curry BBQ Chicken & Glass Noodle Salad

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 lbs (900 g) boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 tbsp (15 mL) curry powder 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 ⁄4 cup (60 mL) fresh basil, chopped 1 ⁄4 cup (60 mL) allergy-friendly vegetable […]

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Balsamic & Herb Vegetable Medley

Balsamic & Herb Vegetable Medley

Serves 6-8 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens; optional sulphites. Ingredients 2 zucchini 2 eggplant 1 each red, yellow and orange pepper 1 bunch carrots 4 portobello mushrooms 2 bunches green onions 2 tbsp (30 mL) rosemary 2 tbsp (30 mL) thyme 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 ⁄4 cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar [for […]

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Grilled Chicken with BBQ Sauce & Fresh Corn Succotash

Grilled Chicken with BBQ Sauce

Serves 6-8 Free of: All top allergens except sulphites (vinegar) and gluten-free Ingredients 12 chicken thighs or 6 whole legs, washed and patted dry 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil BBQ Sauce 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil 1 cup (250 mL) onion, minced 2 cups (475 mL) fresh tomatoes, diced 1 cup (250 mL) […]

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 4 lbs (1.8 kg) chicken wings 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground cumin 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon 1 tbsp (15 mL) salt 1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder 1 tsp (5 mL) cayenne 1/4 cup (60 mL) allergy-safe vegetable oil 1/2 cup (125 mL) […]

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