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Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Gingerbread House

By Laurie Sadowski Put on your favorite Christmas tunes, and get your oven mitts ready! Building a gluten-free gingerbread house (sans top allergens) is a holly jolly way to enjoy the  holiday season. Note that you will need to make two batches of the gingerbread dough for this recipe. (Making a double batch is typically […]

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Twice-Baked Potatoes with Horseradish and Chives

Serves 4-6 Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 6-8 small baking potatoes, washed 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp sea salt 1/4 cup (60  mL) butter alternative (e.g. Earth Balance) 1/4 cup (60 mL) prepared horseradish – plain, not creamy style (check ingredients label for allergens) 1 small bunch chives, finely chopped Method Heat […]

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Quinoa, Cranberry and Squash Spoons

Serves: 16-20 Free of: gluten and all top allergens except sulphites (vinegar) Ingredients 2 cups (475 mL) butternut squash, diced 3 tbsp olive oil 2 cups (475 mL) white or red quinoa, cooked according to instructions 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried Cranberries 1/2 cup (125 mL) green onion, sliced 1/4 cup (60 mL) parsley, chopped 2 tbsp seasoned […]

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Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Serves 6 (or 3 as a main course) Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 medium-sized acorn squash, halves and seeded 1/4 cup (60 mL) water 2 cups (475 mL) quinoa, cooked 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 cup (250 mL) red or orange bell pepper, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 small red onion, […]

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Sunflower Flax Bread

Looking for something different for your morning toast? Try this crunchy, nutty loaf. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingredients 3/4 cup sorghum flour – 175 mL 2/3 cup amaranth flour – 150 mL 1/3 cup flax flour – 75 mL 2/3 cup potato starch – 150 mL 1/3 […]

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Ancient Grains Bread

A quartet of healthy grains – sorghum, amaranth, cornmeal and quinoa – combine in a soft-textured, nutritious loaf that’s perfect for sandwiches. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingedients 1 cup sorghum flour – 250 mL 3/4 cup amaranth flour – 175 mL 3/4 cup cornmeal – 175 mL […]

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Cooking Whole Grains on Gluten-Free Diet

Whole grains are an important part of the gluten-free diet since they contain nutrients such as B vitamins, vitamin E, iron, magnesium, fiber, protein, antioxidants and phytochemicals (naturally occurring plant chemicals). Regular consumption of whole grains can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. They also play a role […]

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Control Your Weight on the Gluten-Free Diet

You’ll hear of celebrities like Russell Crowe and Miley Cyrus lauding the gluten-free life as their ticket to weight loss. The word is that Lady Gaga, in the quest for onstage bloat control, doesn’t allow her dancers to eat wheat. But it’s time for a reality check: the truth is that many people who give […]

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Chips Are Canada’s First Certified Gluten-free Food

Canada has its first officially certified gluten-free product: Lay’s potato chips. In order to obtain the designation, four facilities in Canada and one in Mexico were certified under the Canadian Celiac Association’s Gluten-Free Certification Program. The chips, made by Pepsico Canada, for the most part have always been made without gluten, but now customers can […]

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Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

Whether you’re gluten intolerant or have celiac disease, finding dessert recipes that are free of gluten is essential – and doesn’t have to be difficult. Try these gluten-free dessert recipes from the Allergic Living kitchen so you can have your proverbial cake and eat it, too. Gluten-Free Lime Cupcakes Made with almond and coconut flour, […]

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