Easy, Spicy Lemon-Ginger Dip

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Easy, Spicy Lemon-Ginger Dip

Gluten-free, lactose-free, FODMAP friendly

This is ridiculously easy (the only hard part is locating a jar of lemon-ginger spread or marmalade). I love it with halved white rice crackers. If you can have lactose, I bet it would be wonderful poured over a brick of cream cheese like hot-pepper jelly. Remember to check the ingredients on the lemon-ginger spread, and make sure it doesn’t contain forbidden sweeteners.

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Cranberry-Lime Wedding Punch

cranberry punch

Cranberry-Lime Wedding Punch

Gluten-free, lactose-free, FODMAP friendly

(Photo credit: Lockie Photography)

Bill and I served this refreshing punch at our wedding. It’s sweet and sparkly but not overly sugary, and the moms appreciated that the grandkids weren’t imbibing caffeinated sodas.

Makes about 1 gallon.

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Tapioca-Almond Crackers

tapioca crackers

Tapioca-Almond Crackers

Gluten-free, lactose-free, FODMAP friendly

Yield: 3 dozen crackers

Sometimes a person just wants to bite into something crispy-crunchy-tasty. This quick recipe makes about 3 dozen crackers. I developed it at 4500 feet in a fairly dry climate, and tapioca flour is touchy enough that you might need to refine it slightly for where you live. But it’s great to have crackers again.

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