It is truly the season of celebrations! Between November 1st and January 15, there are approximately 29 holidays observed by 7 of the world’s major religions. We are honoring 3, Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa, with these delicious recipes.

You’ll find 6 recipes that are entirely top 8 allergen free. (The top 8 are peanuts, tree nuts, soy, dairy, eggs, wheat, fish and shellfish; these foods account for approximately 90% of food allergies.)

Please make sure that you check all of your packaged ingredients to ensure that the brands you choose are top 8 free or free of the allergens you’re trying to avoid. Please call the manufacturers to double check if you’re unsure.

All of the recipes and the how-to explanations are available on CertiStar’s YouTube channel.

Here are links to the videos and recipes:

Fruit with Honey Lime Sauce

Ugandan Groundnut Beef Stew


Brisket with Portobello Mushroom and Dried Cranberries

Gingered Green Beans


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