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Sunflower Flax Bread

Looking for something different for your morning toast? Try this crunchy, nutty loaf. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingredients 3/4 cup sorghum flour – 175 mL 2/3 cup amaranth flour – 150 mL 1/3 cup flax flour – 75 mL 2/3 cup potato starch – 150 mL 1/3 […]

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Ancient Grains Bread

A quartet of healthy grains – sorghum, amaranth, cornmeal and quinoa – combine in a soft-textured, nutritious loaf that’s perfect for sandwiches. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingedients 1 cup sorghum flour – 250 mL 3/4 cup amaranth flour – 175 mL 3/4 cup cornmeal – 175 mL […]

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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 sugar 1 tsp salt 6 tbsp vegetable shortening, cubed and chilled 12 tbsp unsalted butter, cubed, chilled 6-8 tbsp ice water Method Place flour, sugar and salt […]

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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 sea salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 3 large eggs 1/2 cup (125 mL) grapeseed oil 1/2 cup (125 mL) agave nectar 2 tablespoons […]

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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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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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