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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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Comparing Gluten-Free Cereal & Oatmeals

Shelley Case lets you know what’s in your favorite GF cereal.

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Valentine’s Day: The Allergy-Friendly Candy List

Here’s some sweet news for all you last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers: Supermarket and drugstore seasonal candy finds are becoming more and more allergy-friendly and gluten aware. We found several options right in the local aisles. Updated for 2014 with files from Erin Stevenson  Available in the United States and Canada • Double your love this […]

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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 […]

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When Celiac is Silent

Some have so few symptoms that they don’t realize gluten is a big problem.

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