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Easter, Passover
Spring Vegetables Pancetta Quinoa Penne crop

Spring Vegetables and Pancetta with Quinoa Penne

Serves 4 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1 package quinoa penne pasta, freshly cooked 1 2-inch thick slice of pancetta, diced* 1 cup each sugar snaps, snow peas, broccoli florets 1 each, red and yellow pepper, diced 1 small bunch basil, chopped 1/4 cup chives, chopped salt and pepper Method In a large sauté […]

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fish, GF Lunches, Lunches, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Salads, Salads, Salads, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Lemon chicken with salad

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Salad on Radicchio

Serves: 4 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 4 chicken legs 4 chicken thighs zest of 2 lemons 2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed 1 head radicchio, leaves separated 2 oranges, segmented 1 small red onion, sliced 2 tbsp gluten-free rice wine vinegar Method Heat oven to 400° F. […]

Posted in Allergen, Diet, Allergy Safe Recipes, Celiac, Gluten-free, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fall, Fish, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Minted Lamb with smashed veggies

Minted Lamb with Smashed Potatoes, Peas and Olives

Serves 4 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 8 lamb chops 4 cups (950 mL) baby potatoes 1/2 cup (120 mL) fresh mint 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil 2 cups (475 mL) fresh peas 1 cup (250 mL) pitted black olives 1/4 tsp each, salt and pepper Method Heat barbecue on medium high. […]

Posted in Allergen, Diet, Celiac, Gluten-free, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fish, Grilling, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Spring Chicken

Bistro Split Chicken over Roasted Fennel and Baby Potatoes

By Cybele Pascal Splitting a chicken encourages even roasting and beautiful presentation. This French classic makes the most of spring herbs, fragrant fennel, tiny potatoes and shallots. Bon Appetit! Makes: 4 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 2 medium bulbs fennel, ends removed, rinsed and cut into 8 wedges each 1 lb (450 g) baby potatoes or […]

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Celiac, Gluten-free, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fish, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

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 […]

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Birthday, Cakes, Cupcakes, Christmas, Hanukkah, Dessert, DFCF, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fall, Fish, For Kids, Halloween, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
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Asparagus with Ginger Butter

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens, soy (in Tamari) is optional. Ingredients 3 bunches fresh asparagus 2 tbsp butter alternative (e.g. Earth Balance) 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp wheat-free Tamari sauce (optional) Fresh ground black pepper to taste Method Wash and trim asparagus. In a medium sauté […]

Posted in Celiac, Gluten-free, DFCF, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fish, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Sides, Sides, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Vegan, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Baked Vegetarian Manicotti (2)

Baked Vegetarian Manicotti

Serves 4 to 6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free. Manicotti Ingredients 12 oven-ready manicotti noodles [we used GF Tinkyada grand shells] 2 cups (475 mL) zucchini, diced 1 cup (250 mL) eggplant, diced 1 cup (250 mL) leeks, thinly sliced 1 cup (250 mL) tomato, seeded, diced 4 tbsp (60 mL) fresh basil, […]

Posted in Celiac, Gluten-free, DFCF, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fall, Fish, For Kids, International, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Pasta, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nuts, Vegan, Wheat, Winter | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Herbed Loin of Pork & Braised Red Cabbage

Herbed Loin of Pork

Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free. Ingredients 1 boneless centre-cut pork loin (3 – 4 lbs) 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried rosemary 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried sage 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried oregano 1 tbsp (15 mL) salt 1 tsp (5 mL) ground […]

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

Posted in Appetizers, Birthday, Celiac, Gluten-free, Christmas, Hanukkah, DFCF, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fall, Fish, For Kids, GF Appetizers, International, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Tree Nuts, Vegan, Wheat | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
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