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Making Allergy-Friendly Chocolates

By Pamela Lee At holiday time, making your own chocolate goodies is a crafty and fun-filled afternoon. Following are my recipes for: chocolates, ganache frosting and chocolate clay figures and bouquets. All are free of: The top 8 allergens, sesame and gluten. Enjoy! Homemade Chocolates Try whipping up some professional-looking chocolates. You’ll need store-bought molds […]

Posted in Birthday, Christmas, Hanukkah, Dessert, Easter, Passover, Eggs, Fish, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Desserts, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Sulphites, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
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Seared Lamb on Fritters with Red Currant Relish

Serves: 10-12 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 1 boneless lamb loin (ask your butcher to tie) 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and grated 1 small onion, peeled and grated 1 egg or egg replacer Salt and pepper 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 jar good quality relish […]

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Chicken Stew w Smoked Paprika

Chicken Stew with Smoked Paprika

Serves:  4 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces 2 tbsp (30 mL) smoked paprika 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) olive oil Pinch salt and pepper 1 medium red onion, diced 1 each of red, orange and yellow pepper, diced 1 can white beans, rinsed* 2 tbsp (30 mL) […]

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Chocolate Brownies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

These gluten-free chocolate brownies are made with a surprising ingredient: black bean flour. Makes 16 servings Free of: Gluten Ingredients 1/2 cup (125 ml/1 stick) unsalted butter or buttery spread 3/4 cup (175 ml/about 6 oz) bittersweet chocolate chips 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) sugar 3 large eggs, room temperature 1/2 cup (125 ml) black […]

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Baked Tomatoes Provencal

Baked Tomatoes Provençal

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Ingredients 8 large ripe fresh tomatoes, tops and seeds removed 1/4 cup (60 mL) + 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup (250 mL) shallots, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups (475 mL) gluten-free bread crumbs [For non-GF: regular bread crumbs are fine] 1/2 cup […]

Posted in Appetizers, Eggs, Fish, GF Appetizers, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Sides, Sides, Soy, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
Cedar Plank Salmon

Cedar Plank Salmon

Serves 4-6 Free of: Most top allergens and gluten-free. Contains fish and mustard. Chef’s Note: Fish and mustard are top allergens but, for those who aren’t allergic to them, this recipe makes a superb patio main. Ingredients 1 cedar barbecue plank, about 12″ x 6″ (soaked in water overnight) 1 kg (2.2 lb) filet fresh […]

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Chicken Wings: Chipotle or Honey Garlic

Chipotle and Honey Garlic Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and top allergens. Ingredients 3 lbs chicken wings, washed and patted dry CHIPOTLE MARINADE 4 tbsp (60 mL) chipotle peppers from a can, puréed (prepare at home) 1 small onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste 2 tbsp (30 mL) brown […]

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Allergy-Safe Frozen Treats

By Pamela Lee There’s nothing better than a cold treat on a hot day. But store-bought popsicles aren’t always safe for those of us with allergies or celiac disease. Here are some easy home-made popsicle recipes that are nutritious, delicious and free of all top allergens and gluten. You can put them in a frozen-treat […]

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Napa Cabbage Slaw

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Serves 6 to 8 as a aside Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Ingredients 1 napa cabbage 1 English cucumber 1 jicama (Possible substitute: Asian pear) 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper 1 mango Dressing 1/2 cup (125 mL) olive oil 4 tbsp (60 mL) fresh lemon juice 4 tbsp (60 mL) rice wine […]

Posted in DFCF, Eggs, Fish, GF Lunches, Lunches, Main Dishes, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Salads, Salads, Salads, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Tree Nuts, Wheat | Leave a comment
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Grapefruit, Pear and Avocado Salad

Serves 4 Free of: All top allergens Packed with: Vitamins E and C, antioxidants Ingredients 2 large grapefruits, halved with fruit removed. Reserve skins and extra juice 1 ripe avocado 1 tsp (5 mL) fresh ginger 1/2 cup (125 mL) black olives, pitted and halved 1 ripe pear (Anjou or Bartlett), cored and diced 1 […]

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