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Christmas, Hanukkah

Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Appetizers

A list of links to many of the magazine’s great appetizer recipes. • Wild Mushroom & Chive Risotto Cakes • Carrot Soup Shooters • Twice-Baked Potatoes • Vietnamese Salad Rolls • Beef and Green Onion Skewers • Baby Carrots with Tarragon  • Quinoa, Cranberry and Squash Spoons • Glazed Duck Quesadillas • Beef-Water Chestnut Cakes with Chili Dip […]

Posted in Appetizers, Celiac, Gluten-free, Christmas, Hanukkah, Eggs, Fall, Fish, GF Appetizers, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Sulphites, Thanksgiving, Tree Nuts, Vegan, Wheat, Winter | Tagged | Leave a comment
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Allergy-Friendly Holiday Baking

A list of links to many of the magazine’s great holiday baking recipes. Free of top allergens and gluten-free: • Free-From Gingerbread House • Chef Simon’s Seriously Fruitcake • Hot Chocolate Cookies • Vanilla Chai Sandwich Cookies • Gluten-Free, Dairy-free Shortbread • Lemon Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies • Cranberry and Banana Loaf • Delicious Date Squares • Old-Fashioned Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies […]

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Making Allergy-Friendly Chocolates

By Pamela Lee At holiday time, making your own chocolate goodies is a crafty and fun-filled afternoon. Following are my recipes for: chocolates, ganache frosting and chocolate clay figures and bouquets. All are free of: The top 8 allergens, sesame and gluten. Enjoy! Homemade Chocolates Try whipping up some professional-looking chocolates. You’ll need store-bought molds […]

Posted in Birthday, Christmas, Hanukkah, Dessert, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fish, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Desserts, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Sulphites, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
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Seared Lamb on Fritters with Red Currant Relish

Serves: 10-12 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 1 boneless lamb loin (ask your butcher to tie) 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and grated 1 small onion, peeled and grated 1 egg or egg replacer Salt and pepper 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 jar good quality relish […]

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Braised Beef Shanks

Braised Beef Shanks

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free   Ingredients 4 beef osso buco cuts from the shank (be sure to ask for the osso buco cut, or you will end up with a very large whole shank) 1 cup (250 mL) tapioca flour (or all-purpose wheat flour) 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh ground […]

Posted in Celiac, Gluten-free, Christmas, Hanukkah, Eggs, Fish, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
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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, […]

Posted in Cakes, Cupcakes, Cakes, Cupcakes, Celiac, Gluten-free, Christmas, Hanukkah, Dessert, Eggs, Fish, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in Birthday, Celiac, Gluten-free, Christmas, Hanukkah, Dessert, DFCF, Eggs, Fall, Fish, For Kids, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Pies, Squares, Pies, Squares, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Sulphites, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Winter | Tagged | Leave a comment
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Wild Mushroom and Chive Risotto Cakes

Makes 16-20 Free of: All top allergens, and gluten-free Ingredients 4 shallots, finely diced 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil + 2 tbsp 2 cups (475 mL) arborio rice ¼ cup (60 mL) chives 4 cups (1 L) chicken or vegetable stock [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brands] Salt and pepper 2 cups assorted mushrooms, such […]

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Polenta Triangles with Roasted Red Peppers

Makes 14-16 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens, except dairy in optional cheese Ingredients 4 cups (1 litre) vegetable stock, halved into two 2-cup portions [Look for allergen-free, GF brands] 1 tsp (5 mL) salt 1 cup (250 mL) cornmeal 1 ⁄2 cup (125 mL) parmesan [optional], grated, plus extra for garnish vegetable oil […]

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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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