Archive | Food Allergies

Video Interview: Food Allergies

What are the most common food allergies? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, John Andrew Bird, M.D., Director of the Food Allergy Center at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Dallas, talks about the most common food allergies and how to avoid them.   Leave us a comment to tell us about how you help your child avoid foods that he […]

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Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Chocolate Cake

An estimated 34,191 children in Dallas County have food allergies. (Source:  Beyond ABC 2013) This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! The following allergy-friendly recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. It’s also gluten and dairy free. Chocolate […]

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Rib Roast

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Herbed Prime Rib Roast

Recent research shows that 1 in every 13 children in the United States has a food allergy, that’s approximately 2 children in every classroom. The following recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try […]

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Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

In the United States 90% of all food allergic reactions are caused by just eight foods: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. This week we’re sharing directions for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! Sweet Potato Apple Casserole (recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market) Ingredients: 1 […]

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Berry Sauce

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Holiday Berry Sauce

Even if your kids don’t have food allergies, it’s likely that this holiday season you’ll be cooking for one of your kids’ cousins or friends who is allergic to one of the top eight food-allergy triggers (milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat). This week we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly […]

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Mother and Son

6 things kids with food allergies need at school

For parents of kids with food allergies, back-to-school prep means more than clothes shopping and buying school supplies. Or it should. Here’s a checklist designed to help kids with allergies stay safe this school year – it even includes guidelines for schools co-written by an expert from the Food Allergy Center at  Children’s Medical Center. Related stories: […]

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Food Allergy Camp 2013

Memories From Food Allergy Camp

Celebrating the last weeks before school starts, kids with food allergies enjoyed five fun-filled days at Food Allergy Camp at Camp Sweeney. For parents, Food Allergy Camp is a worry-free way to let their kids enjoy the summer-camp experience. They can relax knowing their child’s unique dietary requirements will be met, and they are safe […]

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