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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Whether it’s a formal gathering or an intimate family dinner, these delicious recipes are perfect for celebrating the holidays with food allergies or celiac disease. The rest of the family will be thankful for them too. All recipes are free of gluten and the top allergens. Mains for the Thanksgiving Weekend: Turkey Meatloaf Cornish Hen […]

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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 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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Caramel Apple Oat Bars

By Alisa Fleming Though they still qualify as dessert, these are lower in fat than ordinary bar cookies, and packed with gluten-free oats for a healthy dose of fiber. Makes 12 bars Free of: gluten, and all top allergens Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp + 1 1/2 cups gluten-free quick or rolled oats, divided 2/3 cup packed […]

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Go-To Gluten-Free Flour Blends

Gluten-free baking expert Laurie Sadowski shares insider tips in Flour Power in our Fall 2013 issue. As a supplement, she has provided some of her favorite homemade gluten-free flour blend recipes in larger batches to keep on hand. For storage, these flour blends can be kept in an airtight container until needed for use. For […]

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Autumn Apple Pie

Autumn Apple Pie

Serves 4-6 Pie Dough Free of: Most top allergens, except dairy and wheat (see gluten-free crust).   Ingredients 2 1 ⁄2 cups (590 mL) all-purpose flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 6 tbsp vegetable shortening, cubed and chilled 12 tbsp unsalted butter, cubed, chilled 6-8 tbsp ice water Method Place flour, sugar and salt […]

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Gluten-Free Raspberry Tarts

Serves 8-10 Free of: Gluten and top allergens. Requires: Two 7-inch tart pans Pastry Ingredients 1⅓ cup (320 mL) all-purpose gluten-free flour 1⁄3 cup (85 mL) fine cane sugar Pinch of salt 1 tsp xanthum gum* 1⁄3 cup (85 mL) vegetable oil 1⁄3 cup (85 mL) cold water *Available at health food stores. Method Place […]

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Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie

Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie

Filling Free of: All top allergens, and gluten when using gluten-free crust. Filling Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (360 mL) pumpkin purée 1⁄ 3 cup (85 mL) egg replacer or 3 eggs 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) dairy-free plain yogurt or  sour cream. 1⁄2 cup (125 mL)  dairy-free whipping cream (e.g. Nutriwhip) 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) maple […]

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Mincemeat Tartlets

Makes 16 tartlets Free of: All top allergens except wheat. Fruits contain sulfites. Ingredients Filling 1/2 cup (125 mL) each: prunes, raisins, dried apricots, dates, dried cranberries, diced 1/2 tsp each: cinnamon nutmeg, allspice, salt 1/2 cup 125 mL) brown sugar 2 cups (475 mL) plus 2 tbsp water 1 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp brandy […]

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Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 4-5 stalks fresh rhubarb, chopped 4 cups (1 kg) strawberries, halved 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) sugar 2 tbsp tapioca cereal 1 tbsp lemon juice topping 3⁄4 cup (200 g) white rice flour 1⁄4 cup (60 g) tapioca flour 1⁄4 cup (60 g) potato starch flour […]

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