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Allergy-friendly kitchen with Alex & Thea

Masterchef Canada 2017 finalist and allergy awareness advocate Thea VanHerwaarden teamed up with Canadian race car star Alex Tagliani in the Allergy-friendly kitchen to cook up an allergy-friendly feast. Thea, along with Registered Dietitian Linda Kirste, created a few allergy-friendly recipes that are delicious and nutritious. Download the recipes today!

Donairs

A popular snack, originally from Greece, this delicious late-night eat is considered by many Haligonians to be the unofficial food of choice. Download this recipe!

Watch Alex and Thea make this recipe.

 

Green Onion Cakes

Now legendary and a super popular festival and street food, the green onion cake is said to have been introduced to Edmontonians by restauranteur Sui To who immigrated to Canada from Northern China. They’re irresistible as a snack or as a meal accompaniment. Download this recipe!

Watch Alex and Thea make this recipe.

 

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Divinely chocolatey and oh so moist. Likely to have a special spot in your recipe collection. Download this recipe!

Watch Alex and Thea make this recipe.

 

Acaï BowlAcai bowl

A refreshing addition to breakfast or any meal, easy and quick to make. The fresh fruit and seed toppings are simply gorgeous. Download this recipe!

Watch Alex and Thea’s interactive cooking demonstration of the allergy-friendly acaï bowl.

 

Allergy Friendly SushiSushi

Inspired by west coast culinary fusion, this sushi calls for chicken instead of fish. Let your creativity loose for inspiring additional filling ideas. Download this recipe!

Watch Alex and Thea’s interactive cooking demonstration of the allergy-friendly sushi.

 

Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa and Chickpea Avocado CremaChicken tacos with mango salsa and chickpea avocado crema

These chicken tacos will have any guest asking for more. A pop of spice from the chicken is cooled down perfectly with a creamy chickpea and avocado crema. Serve with a side of tradition­al black beans and you have yourself a Mexican fiesta. Download this recipe!

Watch Alex and Thea’s interactive cooking demonstration of the allergy-friendly tacos.


Allergy-friendly recipes from Linda Kirste, RD

Linda Kirste is a Registered Dietitian. She works at HealthLinkBC where she operates the Allergy Nutrition Service ― a tele-practice-based service that provides nutrition education, as well as counselling and follow-up care for residents of British Columbia with food allergies.

Linda has provided multiple recipes that inspire creativity in the kitchen while substituting priority allergens. Check out:


Adults with allergies

Our adults with allergies blogger have also shared their favourite recipes. Discover their favourite allergy-friendly treats:

Note that some of these recipes may contain priority allergens. Please use Linda’s substitution chart and check all ingredient lists to ensure this recipe is safe for you.