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Dessert

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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Perfect Gluten-Free Pie Crust

With celiac disease, I thought I’d never eat pie again. Now, I’m sharing my carefully weighed, gluten-free pie crust recipe. We just never know what sweet things life will bring. Makes one double-crust 9-inch pie (or two single-crust pies) Ingredients 5 oz (142 g) almond flour (not almond meal) 2 oz (57 g) gluten-free oat […]

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spiced sugar cookies

Spiced Sugar Cookies

Makes 10-14 cookies Free of: Top allergens except gluten. Ingredients 3⁄4 cup (180 mL) granulated sugar 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) dairy-free butter alternative, e.g. Earth Balance, or unsalted butter 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 egg or equivalent egg replacer 1½cups (360 mL) sifted light spelt flour 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) pumpkin seeds, toasted and roughly […]

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Holiday Shortbread Cookies

Makes up to 16 cookies Free of: Top allergens, except wheat. Sulfites in dried fruit. For gluten-free recipe, click here. Ingredients 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) butter or butter alternative at at room temperature [we used Earth Balance] 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) cornstarch 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) brown sugar 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup […]

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Gluten-Free Raspberry Tarts

Serves 8-10 Free of: Gluten and top allergens. Requires: Two 7-inch tart pans Pastry Ingredients 1⅓ cup (320 mL) all-purpose gluten-free flour 1⁄3 cup (85 mL) fine cane sugar Pinch of salt 1 tsp xanthum gum* 1⁄3 cup (85 mL) vegetable oil 1⁄3 cup (85 mL) cold water *Available at health food stores. Method Place […]

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Gallette

Fresh Raspberry and Fig Galette

Serves 8-10 Free of: All top allergens, except wheat, egg (alternative suggested) and dairy (alternative suggested). For gluten-free recipe, click here. Ingredients Filling 10 fresh figs, quartered 1 cup (250 mL) fresh raspberries 4 tbsp brown sugar 1 large egg yolk [optional] Pastry 1 1⁄3 cups (320 mL) all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1⁄3 cup (80 mL) […]

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Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie

Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie

Filling Free of: All top allergens, and gluten when using gluten-free crust. Filling Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (360 mL) pumpkin purée 3 eggs or 1⁄ 3 cup (85 mL) egg replacer 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) sour cream. For dairy-free, use plain soy yogurt. 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) whipping cream or dairy-free alternative e.g. Nutriwhip 1⁄2 […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Makes 12-16 cookies Free of: All top allergens except wheat. For gluten-free recipe, click here. Ingredients 1½ cups (360 mL) brown sugar 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) vegetable shortening 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) vegetable oil 2 eggs or 4 tbsp egg replacer [e.g. Bob’s Red Mill or homemade] 1 1⁄2 cups (360 mL) all-purpose flour 1 tsp […]

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Mincemeat-Tartlets

Mincemeat Tartlets

Makes 16 tartlets Free of: All top allergens except wheat. Fruits contain sulfites. Ingredients Filling 1/2 cup (125 mL) each: prunes, raisins, dried apricots, dates, dried cranberries, diced 1/2 tsp each: cinnamon nutmeg, allspice, salt 1/2 cup 125 mL) brown sugar 2 cups (475 mL) plus 2 tbsp water 1 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp brandy […]

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Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 4-5 stalks fresh rhubarb, chopped 4 cups (1 kg) strawberries, halved 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) sugar 2 tbsp tapioca cereal 1 tbsp lemon juice topping 3⁄4 cup (200 g) white rice flour 1⁄4 cup (60 g) tapioca flour 1⁄4 cup (60 g) potato starch flour […]

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