07/21/2013 09:53 am ET Updated Jul 31, 2013

Nut-Free Recipes With All The Flavor And Crunch

By Matthew Kadey for Shape.com

Banana bread just isn't banana bread without walnuts, it seems. But with the rising tide of food sensitivities and allergies, more and more people are looking to enjoy their favorite recipes without the nuts -- and with the same taste and texture.

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Nuts traditionally play a staring roll in this handful of dishes, but these revamped versions are completely nut-free and so delicious that nobody will be able to tell. Now you and your friends and family never again have to miss out on the best foods at dinner or parties.

Nut-Free Recipes