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Butterscotch Bars

By Cybele Pascal With a lack of allergy-friendly butterscotch chips on the market, I decided to create a homemade butterscotch base. If you can use butter, feel free to substitute, but Earth Balance Buttery Spread makes darn good butterscotch for these moist and chewy bars. Please note that shortening isn’t a suitable replacement, since it doesn’t emulsify when heated. Makes 16 […]

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Allergy-Friendly & Gluten-Free Super Bowl Recipes

These super recipes are perfect for those with food allergies or celiac disease – and the rest of the gang will love them, too. All recipes are free of gluten and the top allergens. • Salt and Pepper Sweet Potato Fries • Chicken Wings: Chipotle and Honey Garlic • ‘Cheesy’ Pepperoni Pizza with Roasted Tomato Sauce […]

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Allergy-Friendly ‘Cheesy’ Pepperoni Pizza with Roasted Tomato Sauce

By Alisa Fleming  Creative tricks put this delicious favorite back on the diary-free and gluten-free menu.  Makes one 12 inch pizza Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Years ago I learned the wonders of gluten-free pizza from the great Carol Fenster in her book, Cooking Free*.  Since that time, I’ve experimented with several variations of her classic crusts; this adapted […]

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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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Roast Prime Rib Au Jus

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 three-rib prime roast, trimmed and tied (ask butcher to do) 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup (120 mL) fresh thyme leaves finely chopped 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil pepper and salt 4 cups (950 mL) beef stock [look for allergen-free brand] 2 cups (475 mL) red […]

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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 medium sweet potatoes, […]

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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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Vanilla-Chai Sandwich Cookies

By Alisa Fleming These generously spiced cookies have a nice crisp that works perfectly for sandwich cookies. For a tender, melt-away texture, see the second option. Makes: 28 cookies or 14 sandwich cookies Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Chai Shortbread Ingredients 1 ⁄2 cup (120 mL) shortening (such as Spectrum palm shortening), room temperature 1/4 […]

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

By Alisa Fleming These rich, chewy and almost gooey cookies are a delightful indulgence. Keeping them crunchy on the outside but “just baked” on the inside melds perfectly with the sweet marshmallow topping. Makes 24 cookies. Free of: gluten, and all top allergens Ingredients 1 ⁄ 2 cup (120 mL) brown rice flour* 1⁄ 3 […]

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