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Cybele’s Basic Gluten-Free Flour Blend

By Cybele Pascal Makes 6 cups of flour blend.  Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 4 cups (950 mL) brown rice flour* 2/3 cup (160 mL) tapioca flour or starch 1 1/3 cups (320 mL) potato starch Method Mix until all ingredients are well-distributed. Then store in an airtight container. Notes: When measuring […]

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Allergy-Friendly Spiced Pear Cobbler

By Alisa Fleming Even though it’s gluten-free, this “cobbled” biscuit topping has a delicious scone-like flavor and texture. I prefer to make it with flaxseeds instead of xanthan gum, as we like the tender cake-like crumb, but if you want a firmer biscuit topping, use the xanthan. Makes 7-9 Servings Free of: Gluten and all […]

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Caramel Apple Oat Bars

By Alisa Fleming Though they still qualify as dessert, these are lower in fat than ordinary bar cookies, and packed with gluten-free oats for a healthy dose of fiber. Makes 12 bars Free of: gluten, and all top allergens Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp + 1 1/2 cups gluten-free quick or rolled oats, divided 2/3 cup packed […]

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Super Detox Smoothies

By Hannah Kaminsky For a health reboot, make the blender your best friend in 2014. Free of: gluten and top allergens. Method To prepare any of these smoothies: Add all ingredients to a blender in the order listed and cover. Start the machine on low speed, gradually moving up to the highest setting once the whole […]

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Massaged Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Citrus

By Alisa Fleming Free of: gluten and all top allergens Kale is notoriously tough and a touch bitter, but massaging the leaves for just a few minutes makes them deliciously tender and mild. The dressing is light in flavor, but when combined with the bright sweet and sour notes of the fresh fruit, it really […]

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Baby Carrots With Tarragon and Orange

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 small bunches baby carrots, washed, peeled 2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper 1 orange, zested and juiced 1/4 (60 mL) cup brown sugar 2 tbsp fresh tarragon leaves, torn Method In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots to pan in a […]

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Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 whole fennel bulb 1 cup (250 mL) water 1/2 cup (120 mL) sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp olive oil 2 medium sweet onions, chopped 4 stalks celery, chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, sliced 4 sweet potatoes, peeled […]

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Caramel Pears with Sugared Cranberries

Serves 6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients: 6 ripe pears (I prefer bosc), halved and cored 1/2 cup (120 mL) butter alternative [I used Earth Balance] 3/4 cup (175 mL) brown sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 cup + 1/4 cup (250 + 60 mL) white sugar 1 cup (250 mL) water 2 cups […]

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Instant Hot Chocolate

By Alisa Fleming A perfect steaming mug for the chocoholic. Makes: 1 hot beverage. Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) unsweetened dairy-free milk alternative 2 tsp cocoa powder 1 ⁄ 2 tsp maple syrup 1 ⁄ 2 tsp sugar, or to taste 1⁄8  tsp vanilla extract Method Heat the […]

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Chai-Spiced Warm Mylk

By Alisa Fleming Get a double dose of sweet and spice by dunking our gluten-free, allergy-friendly Vanilla Chai Shortbread in this delicious beverage. Makes 1 beverage Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) unsweetened dairy-free milk alternative 1 tbsp honey, or other sweetener 1 ⁄ 4 tsp vanilla extract 1 ⁄ […]

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