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Perfect Kids’ Party Food

Allergic kids will have a blast with these safe and bite-size snack foods by Keeley McGuire, the food-allergy blogger known for her incredible lunchtime ideas. Here’s a taste of her allergy-friendly creations, which were featured in Allergic Living’s Spring 2015 magazine. Cruisin’ Corndogs For a party or to up the fun factor at dinnertime, you can […]

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Frozen Fruit Pops and More Fruity Desserts

Take summer’s sweet bounty to refreshing new heights with these sensational frozen treats. Fruity Pops For a hydrating treat, place sliced fruits (berries, kiwi, peaches, etc.) in ice pop molds and fill with coconut water. Freeze solid. To infuse flavor, puree equal parts fruit and coconut water and freeze in ice pop molds. The second […]

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Advice on: Making a Flax Egg

A “flax egg” is commonly used in vegan baking for muffins and cookies, and it’s a great substitute for the egg-allergic too. Following is the method for replacing one egg, and you can double or triple it as needed. Ingredients 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 3 tbsp water Method Add the flaxseed meal and water to […]

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Alisa’s Advice: Safe Roasted Seeds

Seasoned seeds can offer delicious crunch and savory flavor to any plate of greens, but many brands are dusted with dairy or gluten, or packaged on equipment shared with tree nuts and peanuts. Fortunately, there are a few allergy-friendly options. Gerbs (www.mygerbs.com) offers a wide range of seeds, from sunflower to hemp, roasted and packaged in their own nut-safe, […]

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Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Pasta Choices

Alisa Fleming is Allergic Living’s Senior Editor and the founder of the Godairyfree.org website. First published in Allergic Living magazine. To subscribe, click here.

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Recipe Advice: Chili Choices

Tips by Simon Clarke First published in Allergic Living magazine. To subscribe and get the magazine to your door, click here.

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Advice On: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Tips

Here are some great allergy-friendly and gluten-free tips to make your dairy-free ice cream sundae even more delicious.  Try one of these fun ice cream recipes or pile on some allergy-safe toppings for an ice cream treat like no other. Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes: Chocolate Pudding Ice Cream Strawberry Ice Cream Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream […]

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Advice On: Substituting Cream in Dessert Recipes

My go-to substitution for heavy cream in sweet recipes is coconut cream. Despite the name, coconut cream contains no dairy. It’s made purely from pureed coconut, but has a rich, creamy texture. Like dairy cream, coconut cream is high in saturated fat, allowing it to solidify at cooler temperatures. Thus, coconut cream can be whipped, and maintains […]

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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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Advice On: Substituting Butter in Baked Goods

Oil can be substituted for butter in many types of baked goods, including cookies. Since oil has a higher fat content than butter, substitute just ¾ cup of oil for every 1 cup of butter called for in cakes, cupcakes, breads and muffins. For cookies, use just ½ cup of oil for every 1 cup […]

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