Holiday and Life Tips for Raising a Child with Food Allergies

by | Dec 15, 2019

Food allergies are on the rise, and there is a chance you have a child or know a child (or three) who has a food allergy.  Today we explore the experiences of Gina’s good friend Rachel, who’s daughter Gracie is allergic to peanuts and eggs.  How and when was she diagnosed? What was it like having a young child in daycare? What’s Gracie’s prognosis and what therapies are an option?  Rachel also provides tips for getting through holiday parties, and how to support any holidays guests with food allergies.


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Resources and Show Notes

A  bit about denaturing of proteins when cooking

Siblings of food allergic kids aren’t necessarily also allergic or at higher risk

2019 AAP Clinical Report on Early Introduction to Peanuts (and other allergens)

FARE on Early Introduction

Basic Baking and Cooking Tips

Here is a handy chart for replacing eggs in baking

Gracie’s Favorite Products

Divvie’s Cookies

Made Good products

Don’t Go Nuts Bars

Hummus is a favorite in packed lunches

Just Mayo or Hellman’s Vegan Mayo for anything that calls for mayo (Other mayo subs: sour cream, cream cheese, yogurt (depending on the application)

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