Crunchy Cucumber Salad

  • Jun 07, 2016
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  • Allergic Living Magazine

Serves 4 to 6. Free of: Gluten and all top 8 allergens.

Ingredients: 2 English cucumbers, peel on, 3/4 tsp salt, 2 tbsp sherry vinegar, 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard, 1/4 tsp lemon zest, 3 tbsp olive oil, 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely minced red onion, 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley, 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint, Freshly ground pepper.

Gluten-Free Baked Stuffing

  • Jun 05, 2016
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  • Allergic Living Magazine

Serves 8-10. Free of: gluten and top allergens (for dairy-free, use canola oil)

Ingredients:  8 cups (2 L) 1-inch cubes of gluten-free [and allergy-friendly] bread of choice, 4 celery ribs, 4 medium onions, peeled, 1 cup (250 mL) canola oil or butter, 1 recipe breakfast sausage (page 70 of cookbook) or 1 pound sausage of choice, 2 cups (475 mL) turkey or chicken broth [look for gf, allergy-friendly brands], 1 tbsp dried parsley, 2 tsp rubbed sage, 1 tsp poultry seasoning, 1 tsp salt.

Dairy-Free Strawberry Layer Cake

  • Jun 01, 2016
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  • Allergic Living Magazine

Ingredients

Strawberry Puree: 3 cups frozen strawberries, 1 cup freeze-dried strawberries, 3 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp water, 2 tbsp strawberry jam.

Cake: 9 tbsp water, 3 tbsp ground flaxseed meal, 3 cups Cat’s Gluten-Free Whole Grain Flour Blend (see recipe below), 2 tsp baking powder, 1 1/2 tsp xanthan gum, 1/4 tsp fine sea salt, 1/2 cup unsweetened dairy-free rice or coconut milk beverage, room temperature, 1/2 cup cooled strawberry puree (above), 3/4 cup dairy-free, soy-free margarine (such as Earth Balance).

Carne Asada Tacos

  • May 25, 2016
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  • Allergic Living Magazine

Makes 6 servings. Free of: Gluten and all top allergens

Ingredients: 4 garlic cloves, 1 jalapeno or serrano chili pepper, roughly chopped, 1/2 cup (120 mL) firmly packed fresh cilantro leaves, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp salt, plus additional as needed freshly ground black pepper, 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh-squeezed lime juice (2 limes), 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh squeezed orange juice (1 orange), 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp honey, 1/2 cup (120 mL) olive oil, 2 lb flap steak or skirt steak.

Cheezy Macaroni

  • May 22, 2016
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  • AllergySA

Serves: 4,  Free of: gluten and all top allergens

Ingredients: 1 cup garnet yams (1 large yam or 2 small), washed, 14 oz carrots (approximately 4 medium carrots), 1 tbsp olive oil, 1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided, 2 1/2 cups (600 mL) dry gluten-free elbow pasta, 2 cups (475 mL) plain rice milk, 8 oz (about 2 cups) cheddar-style shreds, such as Daiya, 1 cup (250 mL) frozen peas, thawed, 1/8 tsp ground white pepper.

Asthma and Exercise During the Winter

  • May 20, 2016
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  • AllergySA

Have asthma and love to exercise outside? Asthma can be effected by the cold weather so here are a few tips on how to deal with cold weather and your asthma. Speak to your doctor as soon as possible they may suggest an increased dosage or add a reliever medication to your routine.

Warm up and cool down slowly with vigorous activity.

Asthma?

  • May 05, 2016
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  • AllergySA

As a chronic condition, asthma requires that you work closely with a physician to manage and control its symptoms.

Signs and symptoms can include: Shortness of breath, Coughing, Wheezing, Chest tightness

Common Allergy Symptoms

  • May 02, 2016
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  • AllergySA

Fatige, Frequent headaches, Post nasal drainage, Itching of the nose, Recurrent ear infections, Recurrent cough or bronchitis, Chronic sinus infections, Itching, watering, redness, or swelling of the eyes. Tightness in the chest, wheezing or asthma, Eczema, skin rashes, itching, or hives.

Low Allergy Garden

  • Apr 30, 2016
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  • AllergySA

Flowering Plants Lathyrus odoratus – Sweet pea, Catharanthus roseus – Periwinkle, Digitalis – Foxglove, Impatiens – Impatiens, Myosotis – Forget-me-nots, Nierembergia – Cup flower, Petunia – Petunia, Viola – Johnny jump up, pansy, violet, Crocus – Spring-flowering crocus, Gladiolus – Gladiolus, Hyacinth – Hyacinth (numerous varieties), Gentiana – Gentian, Geranium – True geranium, cranesbill, Hemerocallis – Day lily, Peony – Peony, Polemonium – Jacob’s ladder, Rhododendron – Azalea, rhododendron, Fuchsia – Fuchsia, Dianthus – Carnation, pinks, Papaver – Poppy, Phlox – Phlox, Iris – Iris, Clematis – Clematis, Hibiscus – hibiscus, Narcissus – Daffodil.

Allergy-Friendly Pizza

  • Apr 20, 2016
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  • Allergic Living Magazine

Makes one 12 inch pizza. Free of: Gluten and all top allergens. 

Roasted Tomato Sauce: 1 1/4 pounds tomatoes (cherry, Roma or cluster),  2 garlic cloves, peeled,  1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil,  1/2 tsp + 1/8 tsp salt, or to taste,  1/2 tsp dried oregano or Italian seasonings or 1/2 tbsp fresh herbs, fresh ground black pepper, to taste.

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