Nutmeg Allergy

Caleb was diagnosed in the spring with his peanut, tree-nut and dairy allergies when he was one.  Then by December I was in full Christmas cookie baking mode, I had the ‘Caleb-safe’ butters, and soy milk, and was baking up a storm.  Then I noticed that after giving him some gingerbread cookies, he had a […]

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Oat, Rye, Barley,~Grain Allergies

Most allergy sufferers wont end up with allergies to all these grains as well as wheat, but Jacob did. Unfortunately for me it seems that when I get him adjusted to a new diet and find foods he will eat, months later he has a new allergy to them! I Hope that this trend is […]

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Authentic Foods Flour

Authentic Foods  Rice Flour is raved about as the best out there for the simple reason- it makes your baked goods not taste gritty- like so many gluten free things do- If like me, you perhaps have looked at getting it- then had shell shock when you saw the shipping rates- no matter where you […]

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Grocery Source

I have found a wonderful new source for Allergen Groceries!  and the BEST PART? They have a page where you can check off the foods you need to avoid, and get a list of products!! 🙂 This is worth its weight in gold!! https://www.navanfoods.com/node/1167/ This will help you get a great list of foods and brands […]

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Corn Allergy

Corn Allergy is, in my opinion,  the most frustrating allergy to have. You must avoid not only corn on the cob, corn chowder etc, but any product that uses corn derivatives, such as corn syrup, corn starch, corn meal. Corn is even used in medicines, vitamins, toiletries, and packaging.  Unfortunately it also is NOT an […]

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Peanut Allergies in the news 4/3/2011

Posted: April 3 Updated: Today at 12:03 AM Families Today: Rise in peanut allergies tough nut for scientists By DR. T. BERRY BRAZELTON and DR. JOSHUA SPARROW   Q: Why are peanut allergies so much more prevalent than they used to be? — Via email     A: It is estimated that 1 percent of children […]

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Tree-nut Allergy

Whether your child [or you] have an allergy to one of the list of tree nuts, or to ALL of them, chances are you have been told to avoid them all.  A reason behind this is that so many are processed in the same facilities, making  cross contamination a real possibility. Tree nut allergies also […]

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Chicken Ginger Soup

A great soup day~ So decided to make Jacobs favorite [and mine too!]. 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, [I put them in whole, once cooked I remove and shred] 2 cartons [dairy-soy-wheat-free] chicken broth 1 bag baby carrots, cut in half 1 bunch of celery- cut up salt, pepper, ginger powder, and tsp+ of fresh […]

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Egg Allergy

Egg allergies are scary to me. My chiropractors grandson has an egg allergy, and went into anaphylactic shock, lips turning black, and stopped breathing after eating scrambled eggs at about 2 years old.  So when Jacob was having his 1st allergy scratch test done, they also tested him for eggs. The largest welt on his […]

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Dairy Allergy

A Dairy allergy is NOT the same thing as being lactose intolerant! Let me just get that out of the way here! That being said, A dairy allergy is inconvenient, but also one of the easiest to get around! ~ as long as you don’t have allergies to Soy,  Coconut, or Rice. If you are wondering […]

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