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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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Cybele’s Basic Gluten-Free Flour Blend

By Cybele Pascal Makes 6 cups of flour blend.  Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 4 cups (950 mL) brown rice flour* 2/3 cup (160 mL) tapioca flour or starch 1 1/3 cups (320 mL) potato starch Method Mix until all ingredients are well-distributed. Then store in an airtight container. Notes: When measuring […]

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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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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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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Gingerbread House

By Laurie Sadowski Put on your favorite Christmas tunes, and get your oven mitts ready! Building a gluten-free gingerbread house (sans top allergens) is a holly jolly way to enjoy the  holiday season. Note that you will need to make two batches of the gingerbread dough for this recipe. (Making a double batch is typically […]

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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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Carrot Cupcakes with Dairy-Free Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

A touch of pineapple puts a spring in the step of this recipe.

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Sunflower Flax Bread

Looking for something different for your morning toast? Try this crunchy, nutty loaf. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingredients 3/4 cup sorghum flour – 175 mL 2/3 cup amaranth flour – 150 mL 1/3 cup flax flour – 75 mL 2/3 cup potato starch – 150 mL 1/3 […]

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Ancient Grains Bread

A quartet of healthy grains – sorghum, amaranth, cornmeal and quinoa – combine in a soft-textured, nutritious loaf that’s perfect for sandwiches. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingedients 1 cup sorghum flour – 250 mL 3/4 cup amaranth flour – 175 mL 3/4 cup cornmeal – 175 mL […]

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