Tag Archives | Allergy

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!! ūüôā 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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Pea Allergy

Yes, a pea allergy. There has probably been more than one kid and even some adults who have wished for this one! ūüėČ I discovered Jacob was allergic to peas when he was about 6 mos old. ¬† His reactions from eating a jar of babyfood peas- [peas, water-listed as ingredients] made it pretty obvious! […]

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Wheat Allergy

Wheat allergy is another of the top three most inconvenient allergies [soy, corn, wheat]~ ¬†Jacob had Wheat and Soy added to his allergy list on the same day! It literally eliminated his ¬†main foods at the time: Cheerios, dinosaur chicken nuggets, soy milk, and toast!~ as well as crackers, cookies, ¬†most babyfood, and PASTA! So […]

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Allergens

The Allergens that I need to be aware of when I shop and prepare meals for my boys are: Peanuts, Treenuts [ALL], ¬†Nutmeg,¬†Dairy,¬†Soy, Wheat, Oat, Rye, Barley, Lentil, Pea, Rapeseed- Canola, Strawberries, and Eggs. So needless to say it makes the whole idea of a “family meal” QUITE challenging!!~ but NOT impossible!! The more you […]

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