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Fruit Kebabs with Creamy Strawberry Dip

By Cybele Pascal No picnic is complete without watermelon. But why not jazz it up with additional fruit on single-serve skewers and a dip? Bingo, kid-friendly food! As an added bonus, my boys like to help make this treat. Serves 4 to 6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1/2 cup (120 mL) sliced strawberries 8 oz […]

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 6 zucchinis, halved lengthwise 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 2 shallots, diced 1 bunch garlic scapes, chopped 1 large red pepper, seeded and diced 1 cup (250 mL) fresh parsley, chopped 1 red chili, seeded and finely diced 1/2 cup (125 mL) non-dairy alternative shreds […]

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Baby Carrots With Tarragon and Orange

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 small bunches baby carrots, washed, peeled 2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper 1 orange, zested and juiced 1/4 (60 mL) cup brown sugar 2 tbsp fresh tarragon leaves, torn Method In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots to pan in a […]

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Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Serves 6 (or 3 as a main course) Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 medium-sized acorn squash, halves and seeded 1/4 cup (60 mL) water 2 cups (475 mL) quinoa, cooked 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 cup (250 mL) red or orange bell pepper, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 small red onion, […]

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Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

By Cybele Pascal Serves 4 to 6 Free of: gluten and top allergens Pasta salad may seem like a no-brainer for a summer picnic, but gluten-free pasta can get tough after a few hours, and allergy-friendly mayo isn’t always easy to locate. Luckily, I’ve got a few recipe tricks up my sleeve to tackle both […]

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Beet Chips with Chipotle Aiol

Beet Chips with Chipotle Aioli

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 6-8 medium red beets, peeled 8 cups (2 L) vegetable or sunflower oil [look for allergy-friendly brand] 1⁄2 cup (120 mL) cornstarch or tapioca flour 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) sea salt 1 tbsp (15 mL) chipotle peppers (canned), minced 1 cup (250 mL) mayonnaise [For egg-free, […]

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Maple Glazed Parsnips and Carrots

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 3 large parsnips, peeled, thinly sliced 4 large carrots, peeled, thinly sliced 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 ⁄4 cup (60 mL) maple syrup 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh thyme Pinch salt and pepper Method Heat oven to 350˚ F. In a large bowl, combine […]

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Serves 10-12 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients Chicken Balls 1 1 ⁄2 lbs (0.7 kg) ground chicken 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh ginger, minced 1 cup (250 mL) fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped 3 green onions, minced 1 tsp (5 mL) hot chili sauce [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand] […]

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Carrot Soup Shooters

Makes 16-20 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp curry paste (Look for allergen-free brands) 1 tsp coriander seeds, ground 1 clove garlic, minced 1 small sweet onion, finely chopped 3 cups (720 mL) carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tsp orange zest 1 cup (250 mL) orange juice […]

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Chilled Watermelon Soup

Serves 6-8 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Chef’s Note: Super light, refreshing and easy to make. Serve as a soup or as a glass of tonic between courses. Ingredients 1 medium, seedless watermelon, peeled with a large knife and cubed 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh mint, torn 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh lemon […]

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