Here are all the tree nut-free recipes on the About.com Food Allergies Guidesite, organized by category. Recipes that are not tree nut-free but include a simple modification within the recipe to make them tree nut-free are indicated with a (*).
- Allergy-Safe Steak: Commercial marinades often include common allergens, but great steak depends more on technique than ingredients.
- Apple-Pomegranate Pork Loin: The perfect centerpiece for your Christmas dinner, free from all "big eight" food allergens.
- Chicken Provençal: Chicken, tomatoes, and potatoes are the basis of a luscious and allergy friendly one-pot meal.
- Easy Allergy-Safe Roast Chicken: The simplest way to cook a chicken, safe for multiple food allergies.
- Egg-Free Scrambled Breakfast Tofu: A satisfying and healthy breakfast option no matter what your dietary needs.
- Lamb with Feta-Mint Pesto (*): Sophisticated recipe will serve a crowd. Serve with the alternate Millet-Herb Stuffing (below) to make this recipe tree-nut free.
- Hot Millet Breakfast Cereal (*): Warming cereal made from freshly milled millet grain. Tree nut ingredient (coconut) is completely optional.
- Gluten-Free Panisse with Spring Vegetables: Bean flour is the secret to the breadlike texture of this filling vegetarian main course.
- Polenta Torte: Pizza substitute with a wheat- and gluten-free cornmeal crust.
- Tacos with Allergen-Free Seasoning: Customize these tacos to match your allergy needs and spice preferences.
- Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Fried Chicken: Southern-style flavor and texture without wheat or gluten.
- Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Zucchini-Feta Pancakes: Greek-inspired savory crepes without the wheat.
- Allergy-Safe Latkes: A Hannukah essential free from wheat, eggs, and dairy.
- Allergen-Free Sweet Potato Casserole: A slightly less sweet variation of a Thanksgiving classic, suitable for most common food allergies.
- Basic Microwave Spaghetti Squash: Learn how to prepare this unusual vegetable in your microwave. Includes several serving suggestions.
- Broccoli with Vinaigrette: A two-step cooking method keeps your broccoli bright-green in this elegant, allergy-friendly recipe.
- Carrots with Cinnamon: The addition of cinnamon makes a popular vegetable even more kid friendly.
- Cinnamon Applesauce: Works equally well as an infant starter food or as a healthful dessert.
- Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes: Traditional holiday side dish, sans milk, cream or butter.
- Gingered Pears: Spiced fruit is an easy dessert or a lovely side dish for meat dishes.
- Millet-Herb Stuffing: Use this in place of the pesto in the Lamb with Feta-Mint Pesto (above) or serve as an unusual, savory side dish in its own right.
- Mushroom-Sage Risotto: This savory rice dish is filling enough to serve as a vegetarian entrée.
Soups, Snacks, and Salads
- All-Purpose Allergy-Safe Vegetable Broth: Packaged vegetable broths often contain common allergens. Here's a safer version of this cooking staple.
- Allergy-Safe Gazpacho: Classic Spanish raw tomato-based soup, free from common allergens.
- Allergy-Safe Quinoa Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette: This summer salad is an excellent introduction to nutty and nutritious quinoa, the Incan "supergrain."
- Cranberry Chicken Salad: Sweet and savory chicken salad with dried cranberries, herbs, and water chestnuts.
- Curry Chicken Salad: Curry and chicken match beautifully. This salad uses a custom spice blend and apricots.
- Dairy-Free Potato-Leek Soup: Take advantage of the natural starchiness of potatoes to cook a rich soup without the use of dairy.
- Dairy-Free Wild Mushroom Soup: Instead of a cream-based mushroom soup, try this sophisticated clear variation.
- Easy Red Wine Pan Sauce: Use the fond, or pan drippings, from steak or chicken to build a flavorful reduction sauce.
- Fried Plantains: This crowd-pleasing snack requires no egg or wheat to become addictively crispy.
- Fruit Salad with Allergy-Safe Champagne-Lime Dressing: The tangy dressing for this fruit salad does double duty -- it keeps your fruit from browning.
- Nut-Free Trail Mix: Finding it hard to find prepackaged nut-free trail mixes? Why not make your own?
- Pumpkin and Apple Soup: Take advantage of fall produce with this rich, unusual, and nutritious soup.
- Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: These salty seeds make a nice nut substitute for snacking.
- Shellfish-Free Chicken and Sausage Gumbo: Spicy and thick without seafood. Includes a gluten-free variation. Do read labels carefully on sausage.
- Soy-Free Larb: This Thai pork or chicken salad is naturally free from wheat and soy.
- Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Beef and Grain Soup: Want to eat more whole grains? Try this filling and savory soup.
Sauces, Condiments, and Appetizers
- Basic Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Poultry Gravy: Rice or millet flour thickens this simple and savory gravy.
- Corn-Free Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Ginger: Avoid unhealthy high fructose corn syrup by making your own cranberry sauce.
- Corn-Free, Soy-Free, Sulfite-Free Mayonnaise: Homemade mayonnaise simply tastes better.
- Guacamole: The Super Bowl essential does double duty as a creative alternative sandwich spread.
- Hummus: This classic Middle Eastern dip or sandwich spread makes a nice substitute for peanut butter.
- Red Pepper Puree: Tangy and unexpected sandwich spread.
- Spinach-Artichoke Dip: A safer version of a popular pub standard.
- Tomato Bruschetta: This classic Piedmontese toast preparation works equally well as a sophisticated appetizer or as rustic picnic fare.
- Dairy-Free Hempmilk Tapioca PuddingYou won't believe this rich pudding is milk-free.
- Dairy-Free Strawberry-Banana Smoothie: Here's a quick, delicious, and healthy breakfast.
- Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Tempura Batter: This Japanese batter is a versatile frying medium for seafood, meat, and vegetables. Includes frying instructions.