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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

You can easily master this fun cinnamon swirling technique.

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Breads, Cakes, Cupcakes, Celiac, Gluten-free, Dessert, Eggs, Fall, Fish, For Kids, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Desserts, Other Legumes, Peanut, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Sulphites, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
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Hotel Havens for Allergies and Asthma

Travel without rooms that expose you to dust, chemicals and mold? Yes, Please!
Allergic Living discovers fabulous hotels going the extra mile with hypoallergenic accommodations.

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Alisa’s Easy Dairy-Free ‘Cheesy’ Sauce

By Alisa Fleming Those of us living dairy-free have many more options with the advent of tasty store-bought alternative cheese shreds. Just employ a light hand on pizza, since dairy-free cheese can overwhelm if used in excess. Melting ability may also vary. Check your pizza at least 5 minutes before it is fully cooked, and if the cheese alternative […]

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Allergy-Friendly ‘Cheesy’ Pepperoni Pizza with Roasted Tomato Sauce

Creative tricks put this delicious favorite back on the diary-free and gluten-free menu.  By Alisa Fleming  Makes one 12 inch pizza Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. Years ago I learned the wonders of gluten-free pizza from the great Carol Fenster in her book, Cooking Free*.  Since that time, I’ve experimented with several variations of her classic crusts; this adapted […]

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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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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 […]

Posted in Allergy Safe Recipes, Baking, Celiac, Gluten-free, Dessert, Eggs, Fall, Fish, Fruit Dessert, GF Baking, Milk/Dairy, Mustard, Other Legumes, Peanut, Pies, Squares, Pies, Squares, Pies, Squares, Sesame, Shellfish, Soy, Spring, Sulphites, Summer, Thanksgiving, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
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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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Instant Hot Chocolate

By Alisa Fleming A perfect steaming mug for the chocoholic. Makes: 1 hot beverage. Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) unsweetened dairy-free milk alternative 2 tsp cocoa powder 1 ⁄ 2 tsp maple syrup 1 ⁄ 2 tsp sugar, or to taste 1⁄8  tsp vanilla extract Method Heat the […]

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Chai-Spiced Warm Mylk

By Alisa Fleming Get a double dose of sweet and spice by dunking our gluten-free, allergy-friendly Vanilla Chai Shortbread in this delicious beverage. Makes 1 beverage Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) unsweetened dairy-free milk alternative 1 tbsp honey, or other sweetener 1 ⁄ 4 tsp vanilla extract 1 ⁄ […]

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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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