The most common food allergies are milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybeans. Avoidance is the only way to avoid a reaction to food allergies, although research continues to make strides towards finding a successful treatment.
Parents of children with food allergies may need to alter what they cook to avoid allergies like milk, egg, and wheat. Luckily, there are many great resources online that provide substitution options as well as allergy-friendly recipes. Here are a few we recommend:
Kids with Food Allergies – Recipes
As always, when grocery shopping, it is important to read the nutritional labels to ensure the brand you purchase does not contain any bothersome allergens for you or your child. If you have any questions about your allergies, don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified allergists.