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Christmas, Hanukkah
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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Cookies

Free of: All top allergens, except wheat. Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) vegetable shortening or milk-free margarine 2 cups (475 mL) molasses 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) warm water 7 cups (1645 mL) all-purpose flour 1⁄3 cup (80 mL) brown sugar 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground ginger 1 tsp (5 […]

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Figs and Pears in Honey

Makes 4 servings Free of:All top allergens and gluten-free. Ingredients 2 ripe pears, cored and cut into eighths 6 fresh figs, halved 6 Tbsp honey 1 lemon 1 cinnamon stick 1 cardamom pod 1 1/2 cups of water Method: Zest lemon. Combine zest, honey, cardamom, cinnamon, and water in saucepan. Bring to boil, reduce liquid […]

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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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Zesty Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Serves 8 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free* Ingredients 8 medium apples, peeled and diced zest of one orange 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) gluten-free all-purpose flour blend 1⁄3 cup (90 mL) butter alternative (such as Earth Balance) or butter 3⁄4 cup (175 mL) brown sugar 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) pure oats (e.g. Bob’s Red […]

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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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Vegetable Timbales

Serves 6, and is as attractive as it is tasty. Free of: All top allergens except wheat and sulphites (wine vinegar); optional dairy. Ingredients 2 large eggplants 2 cups (475 mL) cooked orecchiette (or macaroni) 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen sweet […]

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Spicy Eggplant Fritters

Makes 12 to 16 fritters Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free. Note: This batter works equally well with zucchini or mushrooms. Excellent choice for guests who eat gluten-free. Ingredients 3 baby eggplants or 1 large regular eggplant, cut into 1⁄8-inch rounds 1 1⁄2 cups (375 mL) hot water 1 1⁄4 cups (310 mL) chickpea […]

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Prosciutto Wrapped Figs

Makes 24 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens except sulphites (vinegar). Ingredients 12 fresh figs* 8 slices proscuitto (very thinly sliced) 1 cup (250 mL) balsamic vinegar Method Halve figs lengthwise. Cut each slice of prosciutto lengthwise into three strips. Wrap each fig half with a length of prosciutto and arrange on a platter. […]

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