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Casual Epicure provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. The information provided as nutritional data in each recipe should only be considered as an approximate value and used for reference purposes. Under no circumstances, it should be considered as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before you make a recipe if you have allergies or any other medical conditions. Additionally, the nutritional values listed are approximate amounts. The results may vary depending on the brand of the products and substitutions used.
Casual Epicure is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe you try from this blog. You may not always have the same results due to variations in ingredients, humidity, altitude, cooking temperatures, typos, errors, omissions, or individual cooking abilities.
Please use your own judgment or the advice of your doctor to decide which ingredients and products are appropriate for you and your family. It is the reader’s responsibility to determine the value and quality of any recipe or instructions provided for food preparation and to determine the nutritional value if any, and safety of the perpetration instructions. The recipes presented are intended for entertainment and/or use by persons having appropriate technical skills, at their own discretion and risk. Casual Epicure does not accept any responsibility for injury sustained as a result of following the advice or suggestions contained within the content of this blog. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the statements contained in any information on the Website. Individual results may vary.
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