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Date Squares

Great Date Squares

Makes 12 Free of: All top allergens, except sulphites in dates Ingredients Filling 2 cups (475 mL) pitted dates 3⁄4 cup (180 mL) water 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) orange zest 2 tbsp (30 mL) orange juice Crumb Layer 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour 1 cup (250 mL) gluten-free rolled oats (large) 1 tsp (5 […]

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Date and Ginger Apples en Croute

Serves 4 Free of: All top allergens, except wheat and dairy (alternatives suggested for dairy). (See gluten-free alternative below). Ingredients 4 tart medium-sized apples 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) pitted dates, chopped 2 tbsp (30 mL) candied ginger, finely diced 1⁄4 tsp (1.25 mL) cinnamon 2½ cups (600 mL) all-purpose flour 2 tsp (10 mL) baking […]

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Cranberry Apple Pie

Cranberry-Apple Pie

Free of: All top allergens, except wheat. For gluten-free version of this recipe, click here. Filling Ingredients 3 cups (725 mL) apples, peeled, diced 1 cup (250 mL) fresh cranberries 1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar 2 tbsp minute tapioca Topping Ingredients 1/3 cup (85 mL) butter or dairy-free alternative (e.g. Earth Balance), diced 1/4 cup […]

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Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

Makes 18-20 cupcakes Free of: All top allergens except egg, wheat and optional dairy (alternative suggested). Ingredients 11⁄4 cups (310 mL) brown sugar 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) melted butter (or substitute, e.g. Earth Balance) 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) buttermilk (or soured soy […]

Posted in Birthday, Cakes, Cupcakes, Cakes, Cupcakes, Dessert, DFCF, Eggs, Fish, For Kids, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Sulphites, Tree Nuts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
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Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

Makes 12-14 Free of: All top allergens, except eggs Ingredients 4 egg whites* 300 g (3 cups) icing sugar 250 g (2 3/4 cups) shredded coconut [look for allergen-free brands] 1 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice 1 cup (250 mL) dark chocolate**, melted *Note: There are alternatives to egg whites. For example, this one from […]

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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 16 cookies Free of: Top allergens, except wheat. Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) white sugar 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) brown sugar 1 stick (125 mL) unsalted butter or dairy-free margarine 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda 1 tsp (5 mL) egg replacer (such as Ener-G egg replacer) mixed […]

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Chocolate Brownies

Double Whammy Chocolate Brownies

Makes 12 brownies Free of: All top allergens, except wheat. For gluten-free recipe, click here. Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) carob powder [look for allergen-free brands] 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips* 1 cup (250 mL) vegetable oil 1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar […]

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Blueberry Compote

Blueberry Compote

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens, except sulphites (in optional alcohol) and gluten-free Packed with: Antioxidants, vitamins C, A and E, magnesium Ingredients 2 cups (475 mL) fresh blueberries, washed 2 tbsp (30 mL) water 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) crème de cassis [Optional. Substitute: water] 2 tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar 1 tbsp (15 […]

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Apple & Plum Crumble

Serves 6 to 8 Free of: All top allergens, except dairy (alternative suggested). Ingredients 6 fuji apples, peeled, cored, halved. Cut each half into 6 cubes 6 red or black plums, pitted, quartered 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground cinnamon 2 cups (475 mL) rolled oats 1 cup (250 mL) […]

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Vegan, Dairy-Free Shortbread Cookies

by Julie La Rochelle Guardian Angel Foods Yield: 30 cookies Free of: Top allergens except soy (margarine) and wheat. Cookie Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) vegan margarine (e.g. Earth Balance or Nuvel) 2½ cups (300 g) flour 1 cup (125 g) icing sugar 4 tbsp (60 mL) soy beverage 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract […]

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