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Allergy-Friendly & Gluten-Free Protein Powders

The protein powder industry is bulking up with dairy- and soy-free options. Food manufacturers are sourcing brown rice, hemp seed, chia seed, pumpkin seed, pea, cranberry and quinoa proteins to pump up their allergy-friendly shakes and snack foods. But for at-home use, two powders lead the pack of allergen-safe options: Brown Rice Protein Poised to eclipse […]

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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffles

By Alisa Fleming This refined, yet surprisingly simple treat relies heavily on the quality of your chocolate. The baseline recipe is delicious on its own, but the refreshing peppermint, warm citrus Mayan spice and melt-in-your-mouth salted caramel variations make for a wonderful assortment. For an even more dazzling gift box, mix and match the coatings. […]

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Gluten-Free Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

by Alisa Fleming There’s nothing like the sweet scent of pumpkin bread wafting from the kitchen. These loaves can be baked in pretty, oven-safe paper pans to make presentation a cinch. If the bread won’t be eaten the same day, use only a thick drizzle of the icing (or it will soak in). Or simply […]

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Dairy-Free Banana Split Shake

By Alisa Fleming This spoonable smoothie possesses the fruity, chocolaty, and nutty elements of a banana split sundae, but with far healthier, allergy-friendly ingredients. The natural sweetness relies heavily on the ripeness of your fruit, so don’t be shy about adjusting the sugars to your taste. You can also add more or less cocoa and […]

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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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Allergy-Friendly Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

By Alisa Fleming Get creative with mixing and matching ice cream flavors and garnishes with this delicious, fun-to-make recipe. Makes: 10 ice cream sandwiches Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) + 2 tbsp certified gluten-free rolled oats 1 tbsp flaxseeds 1 cup (250 mL) certified gluten-free quick oats 1/2 […]

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding with Raspberry Infusion

By Alisa Fleming This seriously fudgy allergy-friendly chocolate pudding takes only minutes to whip up. It features a double dose of chocolate and raspberries. Makes: 4 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (350 mL) unsweetened plain coconut milk* beverage (can decrease to 1 1/3 cups for thicker pudding) 1/3 cup + […]

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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 packaged on equipment shared with tree nuts and peanuts, or dusted with dairy or gluten. 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 a contributing editor to Allergic Living magazine and the author of Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance and Casein Free Living, and founder of  Godairyfree.org. First published in Allergic Living magazine. To subscribe, 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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