The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread

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The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread supplies guidance and recipes for those who need or choose to eat gluten, dairy, egg, and soy-free. Many of the recipes are also free of legumes, nightshades, nuts, peanuts, and seeds. Focusing on whole grains, no weird substitutes, commercial mixes, or rice flour, every recipe is perfected to taste “just like the real thing”.


Over 40 pages of tips, techniques, and details on living gluten-free, living vegan, and living with food allergies.

Tips for cross contamination, substituting ingredients for gluten-free or vegan diets, the 411 on gluten-free flour and much more.

Part 1: Gluten, Food Allergies, and Veganism

  • Check Allergen Information for Each Recipe
  • Read Food Labels Carefully
  • Avoid Cross-Contamination
  • Veganism 101

Part 2: Gluten-Free Ingredients and Tips for Success

  • Gluten-Free Flours and Starches
  • Adapt and Customize Your Favourite Recipes
  • Substitution Central: Make Your Baked Goods Vegan
  • Tips and Techniques
  • Storing Gluten-Free Vegan Baked Goods
  • The Gluten-Free Vegan Pantry

Part 3: Quick Breads

  • Sweet
  • Savory

Part 4: Yeast Breads

  • Sweet
  • Savory

Part 5: The Extras

  • Glossary
  • Conversions
  • Suppliers
  • Resources
  • Recommended Reading
  • About the Author


Sweet Quick Breads

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Sweetened with agave nectar, loaded with flavor.

Pear-Cardamom Bread
Low-fat, simple, perfect for breakfast.

Cocoa-Pumpkin Loaf
Rich chocolate flavor with holiday flavors.

Cinnamon-Swirled Sweet Potato Bread
Easy to put together with a cinnamon sugar swirl in every bite.

Quinoa-Raisin Bread
Cooked quinoa ups the protein and delivers an oatmeal-like texture.

Old Fashioned Gingerbread
Just like grandma used to make! A fragrant, easy bread that doubles for dessert.

Sugarcoated Muffin Bites
Mini muffins are coated in cinnamon-sugar for a treat that tastes like a mini-doughtnut.

Back-of-the-Box Raisin Muffins
A classic muffin recipe gets a redux using gluten-free ingredients.

Blackberry-Cornmeal Muffins
If you love cornbread, you’ll love this breakfast treat.

Cranberry-Upside Down Muffins
Impressive but simple: excellent for brunch with friends.

Double Chocolate Muffins
A sneaky ingredients brings you a moist, tender muffin that tastes like dessert!

PB and J Muffins
Fresh strawberry jam is swirled into peanut-buttery muffins. A sandwich to go!

Buckwheat and Almond Butter Muffins
Earthy buckwheat, creamy bananas, and nutty almond butter packed in one single muffin.

Banana-Rhubarb Crumble Muffins
A sweet crumb topping complements tart rhubarb and moist bananas.

Raspberry Tahini Scones
If you love tahini, you’ll love it when it shines alongside raspberries.

Apple-Chai Scones
Chai tea spices are the perfect mate for sweet apples for the best autumn-inspired breakfast.

Wild Blueberry Scones
Sweet wild blueberries deliver a burst of flavor in every bite.

Chocolate Chip Scones
A favorite of mine; I love adding extra sea salt.

Gooey Maple Pumpkin Biscuits
Super quick and easy for when you just don’t have time for cinnamon rolls.

Sticky Almond Breakfast Biscuits
A double dose of almonds adds calcium and fibre to make these a balanced breakfast. Right?

Maple Glazed Baked Doughnuts
Not a deep fryer in sight, when warm, they taste like they’re fresh from the doughnut shop.

Savory Quick Breads

Simple Soda Bread
Adaptable, easy, and great for alongside soup on a chilly night.

Hearty Beer Bread
A homestyle quick loaf that benefits from beer for a lovely rise.

Mediterranean Zucchini Bread
A twist on the traditional, a savory, whole grain dinner bread highlighted with herbs.

Millet Molasses Bread
Teetering on the brink of sweet and savory, a perfect snack.

Maple-Kissed Cornbread
Chili, anyone?

Sweet Corn and Basil Spoonbread
Fresh corn kernels, cornmeal, and masa harina bring forward lots of corn flavor.

In-A-Pinch Polenta Crackers
Takes no time to prepare, great for minnestrone.

Cheezy Animal Crackers
Just like a popular fish-inspired brand!

Crunchy Amaranth Crackers
Nutty amaranth, herbs and spices, in a crispy, crunchy cracker.

Fruit and Nut Crisps
Nutrient filled crisp bread, excellent for a high-energy snack.

Peppercorn-Rye Biscotti
Savory biscotti designed to dunk in your soup.

Sweet Potato and Buckwheat Biscuits
Easy drop biscuits made just in time for dinner.

Basic “Buttermilk” Biscuits
Simple, tangy, buttery. Yum.

Olive Oil Biscuits with Garlic, Rosemary, and Hempseeds
Dressed up biscuits for garlic lovers.

Easy, Cheezy Dinner Biscuits
A hint of cheese flavor.

Spicy Southwest Scones
Cornmeal and chili powder brighten up a scone dotted with sweet and spicy peppers and avocado.

Buckwheat Tortillas
Buckwheat flour shines in a soft tortilla that’s ready in minutes.

Chickpea Bannock
A classic fry bread great for breakfasts.

Cornbread and Wild Rice Stuffing with Apples and Pecans
Make use of my cornbread recipe every holiday gathering!

Sweet Yeast Breads

Maple Raisin Bread
Perfect breakfast bread with pure maple syrup.

Apple Cider and Buckwheat Bread
Soft, fluffy, moist. A great sandwich bread, too.

Grandma’s Polish Babka
Not the way grandma used to make it.

Double Chocolate Hazelnut Bread
A bittersweet chocolate bread laced with hazelnut butter and chocolate chips.

Coconut Pull-Apart Bread
Triple coconut flavor in a moist bread; serve family style.

Banana-Nut Monkey Bread
Sweet dough coated in nuts, banana chunks, and cinnamon sugar.

Overnight Buckwheat Pancakes
Yeast-raised pancakes with a nostalgic pancake flavor.

Breakfast Buns with Cranberries and Pears
Fragrant fall-inspired yeast buns with a touch of sweetness.

Chocolate-Filled Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Glaze
Moist rolls loaded with chocolate orange flavor.

Breakfast Cinnamon Buns
The perfect balance of hearty and fluffy in the classic breakfast favorite.

Orange-Raisin Breadsticks with Vanilla Glaze
Tastes like one of my favorite doughnuts from when I was a kid.

Deep-Fried Glazed Doughnuts
Everything in moderation… including these doughnuts.

Baked Peach Fritters with Lemon Glaze
Baked, not fried, but with all the great taste.

Date and Walnut Foccacia
A thin bread excellent for tea.

Free-Form Apple Spice Cake with Vanilla Glaze
Easy to put together, fun to serve, and loaded with apple and spice.

Savory Yeast Breads

Wholesome Flax Bread
The bread that got me here.. gluten-free, vegan style.

Mexican Mole Bread
Cocoa, chili, and a bit of cayenne: the canvas for sloppy Joes.

Multigrain Hempseed Bread
Hempseeds add crunch, nutrition, and heartiness to this easy loaf.

Rustic French Bread
Great for sandwiches, appetizers, or tearing apart and dunking in olive oil.

Soft Pumpernickel Breadsticks
Super soft, fluffy breadsticks reminiscent of the classic dark bread.

Italian Breadsticks
Garlic powder and italian seasoning bring forward Italian flavor.

Easy English Muffins
Complete with nooks and crannies.

New York-Style Bagels
Chewy outside, fluffy inside. Just the way they should be.

Burger Buns
For your favourite veggie burger with lots of yellow mustard. Sub bun variation available.

Crusty Rolls with Dijon and Thyme
Excellent for sandwiches.

Sweet Dinner Rolls
A special ingredient makes these super buttery… without any butter or vegan buttery spread.

Garlicky Pull-Apart Rolls
Cheesy, garlicy, and loaded with buttery flavor. Dunk these in pasta sauce!

Cumin Flatbread
Chickpea flour, lemon, and cumin shine through in this flatbread.

Oven-Baked Pita Pockets
Stuffed or dipped, pitas are quick and easy.

The Essential Pizza Crust
Everyone needs this in their repertoire. Not too thick, not too thin: just right.

Ladenia (Olive Oil Bread)
The Greek answer to pizza, this foccacia-like bread is my favourite.

Sundried Tomato Foccacia with Shallots and Herbs
A must alongside a homemade caesar salad.

Sample Recipes

Banana Rhubarb Crumble Muffins

Wholesome Flax Bread

Banana-Nut Monkey Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Crunchy Amaranth Crackers