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Carrot Cupcake

Carrot Cupcakes with Dairy-Free Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

A touch of pineapple puts a spring in the step of this recipe.

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Allergy-Friendly Holiday Baking

A list of links to many of the magazine’s great holiday baking recipes. Free of top allergens and gluten-free: • Free-From Gingerbread House • Chef Simon’s Seriously Fruitcake • Hot Chocolate Cookies • Vanilla Chai Sandwich Cookies • Gluten-Free, Dairy-free Shortbread • Lemon Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies • Cranberry and Banana Loaf • Delicious Date Squares • Old-Fashioned Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies […]

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Autumn Apple Pie

Autumn Apple Pie

Serves 4-6 Pie Dough Free of: Most top allergens, except dairy and wheat (see gluten-free crust).   Ingredients 2 1 ⁄2 cups (590 mL) all-purpose flour 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) salt 6 tbsp (90 mL) vegetable shortening, cubed and chilled 12 tbsp (180 mL) unsalted butter, cubed, chilled 6-8 tbsp […]

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Making Allergy-Friendly Chocolates

By Pamela Lee At holiday time, making your own chocolate goodies is a crafty and fun-filled afternoon. Following are my recipes for: chocolates, ganache frosting and chocolate clay figures and bouquets. All are free of: The top 8 allergens, sesame and gluten. Enjoy! Homemade Chocolates Try whipping up some professional-looking chocolates. You’ll need store-bought molds […]

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Allergy-Safe Frozen Treats

By Pamela Lee There’s nothing better than a cold treat on a hot day. But store-bought popsicles aren’t always safe for those of us with allergies or celiac disease. Here are some easy home-made popsicle recipes that are nutritious, delicious and free of all top allergens and gluten. You can put them in a frozen-treat […]

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Raspberry Fool

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 3 cups (725 mL) fresh or frozen raspberries 1 ⁄ 2 cup (125 mL) either Grand Marnier or fresh orange juice 2 cups (475 mL) of either: a. fresh whipping cream or b) non-dairy whipped topping* 1 ⁄ 2 cup (125 mL) sugar [omit for pre-sweetened […]

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Gluten-Free Lime Cupcakes

Makes 10 Free of: Gluten, peanuts, dairy, soy, sesame Contains: Almonds (almond flour), Eggs Sweetness: Medium Ingredients 1/2 cup (125 mL) coconut flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) sea salt 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) baking soda 3 large eggs 1/2 cup (125 mL) grapeseed oil 1/2 cup (125 mL) […]

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Simon’s Seriously Fruitcake

Yield: 1 loaf Free of:  Free of gluten and top allergens. Does constain sulfites (in fruit, liquor). Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 mL) golden raisins 3/4 cup (175 mL) dark raisins 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried currants 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried apricots, chopped 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cherries, […]

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Easy Allergy-Friendly Fudge

Recipe courtesy of Cybele Pascal. Free of: All top allergens and gluten. Makes 16 2-inch squares. Equipment Needed: 8x8x2-inch baking pan, parchment paper, large whisk, 1 rubber spatula, large mixing bowl, large microwave safe mixing bowl, dry measuring cups, liquid measuring cups, measuring spoons, large chef’s knife, Ingredients 3 cups corn-free confectioners’ sugar (Whole Foods […]

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Ultimate Vanilla Cupcakes

In the Allergic Living kitchen, we knew that Lori Sandler of the divine Divvies Bakery released a cookbook (no milk, eggs, nuts or peanuts.) So we got a copy of The Divvies Bakery Cookbook, whipped up her vanilla cupcakes and tested them on some picky palates. The response? Imagine a group of kids yelling “I […]

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