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Welcome to Food Challenges!

Welcome to Food Challenges, a site specializing in creative food preparation for people with Gluten Sensitivity Syndrome, Celiac Disease, gluten/wheat intolerance and other food sensitivities. Feel free to search the many sections of my site. They are full of recipes, articles and … Continue reading

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Black Forest Cupcakes

  Today was my younger sons’s 26th birthday. When I asked him what kind of cake he would like, he jokingly reminded me of the endless years of Black Forest Cakes that had always been his favourite. These days, we … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Hash

  This is a great side dish which can do double duty as a filler ingredient in other recipes or as a replacement for toast at breakfast. Although it is a terrific side dish at a main meal, my favourite … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Dolmas

I have long loved Greek food and dolmas in particular. Since adopting a gluten zero life style, it has been difficult to select them from the menu in a restaurant because most have some wheat in the seasoning. I recently … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Butter Tarts

  My mother always made the best butter tarts ever! I have converted her recipe using gluten free flours and the results are perfect; just the way I always remembered them. The pastry is very flaky, while the filling is … Continue reading

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Gluten Free French Canadian Tortiere

This recipe was created for my French Canadian husband, Paul. He has declared that it is perfect! I used Pierre Burton’s 1967 recipe as a guide. It was my mother’s recipe of choice when I was a girl. I added … Continue reading

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Crock-pot Spare Ribs

This recipe had its origins in one my mother and sister used to make. I have changed a few ingredients, but left the technique the same. The ribs are tender and delicious!

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Gluten Free White Bread

  I have long searched for a good, gluten free bread recipe that was not cake like in texture and one that I could make at home. I recently tried one and was really pleased with the taste and texture, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Royal Shortbreads

Over the years, as I have been able to identify more of my food allergies and sensitivities, I have discovered a full blown allergy to almonds and almond meal. In fact, the only nuts I do tolerate are walnuts, pecans … Continue reading

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Coca Mocha Dreams

If you enjoyed the Rose peatal Dreams, you will definitely fall in love with this second flavour, which is based on chocolate and coffee! These make very professional looking cookies that taste fabulous. I’m currently working on a third flavour … Continue reading

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