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Birthday

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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Avocado & Cucumber Soup

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free. Chef’s Note: Guaranteed to wow: a robust, sensational soup that happens to be good for you. Ingredients 2 ripe avocados, peeled, diced 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh lemon juice 2 green onions, sliced 1 clove garlic, sliced 2 tbsp (30 […]

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Turkey Tortillas

Serves 6-8 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Tortillas 2 cups (475 mL) masa harina corn flour mix [Look for GF brands] 1 tsp (5 mL) salt 1 cup (250 mL) warm water Filling 2 tbsp (30 mL) sunflower oil 1 lb (450 g) ground turkey 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder pinch salt […]

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Tangy Barbecued Chicken

Serves 4 to 6 Free of: All topallergens except mustard and gluten-free. The barbecue sauce can be made up to two days ahead and stored in an airtight container in the fridge. Ingredients 2 small chickens, each cut into 8 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 11/2 cups (360 mL) ketchup 1 cup […]

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Chicken Skewers with Lime-Ginger Dip

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Requires: 8-10 metal or wooden skewers (soak wooden skewers for 2-4 hours before using) Ingredients 4 large skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 limes, zested and juiced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 4 lime leaves* 1 tbsp honey 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely minced […]

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Meatball Sub with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Serves 4 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1 gluten-free baguette or 4 gluten-free buns 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 1 lb (454 g) lean ground beef 1 ⁄ 4 cup (60 mL) onion, finely diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 ⁄ 4 cup (60 mL) rice cereal 1 egg or equivalent […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

Makes 12-14 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens, except eggs Ingredients 4 egg whites 300 g (3 cups) icing sugar 250 g (2¾ cups) shredded coconut [look for allergen-free brands] 1 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice 1 cup (250 mL) dark chocolate*, melted *See note on “Safe Chocolate” Method Pre-heat oven to 250°F. In […]

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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 […]

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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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Vietnamese Salad Rolls

Makes 16 to 20 rolls These tasty rolls are perfect as hors d’oeuvres or as an appetizer. They can be made up to four hours ahead and refrigerated. Free of: Gluten and top allergens. Ingredients 10 6-inch rice paper rounds 1 package (250 g) cellophane (thin rice) noodles 1 cup (250 mL) mixed lettuce leaves […]

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