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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 ⁄ […]
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 […]