Are you new to food allergies and intolerances? Are you feeling overwhelmed or frustrated?
You know your way around a kitchen – you have your favorite recipes that you know your family loves. But now that you’ve eliminated certain ingredients from your diet, cooking seems a lot more complicated.
Sure, there is a learning curve to cooking for food allergies. But once you get comfortable with new ingredients and recipes, you’ll feel just as comfortable as you always have in the kitchen.
Your family will be running to the table to eat whatever delicious allergy friendly meal you serve them.
So, how do you get started?
Here is a list of the most popular resources on my site that will help you as you learn more about baking and cooking for food allergies.
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Ingredients and Substitutions
When cooking for food allergies, the obvious place to start is in your pantry! Find out what ingredients you’ll need to stock your allergy friendly pantry. From safe brands of pasta, breads, and baking mixes, to sweets and snacks, you will find out how to locate safe ingredients for your family. If you love to shop on Amazon, I have a page all about allergy friendly foods available on Amazon.
Finding out you have an egg allergy when you love to bake can be daunting. But it’s still possible to make amazing egg free cakes, cupcakes, vegan chocolate chip cookies, and more! Learn how to bake delicious egg free desserts with my guide to egg replacers.
There are so many options available now for those with dairy allergies. From non-dairy milks to vegan cheeses and dairy free ice creams, there are lots of dairy free options at the grocery store now. Read my guide to find out what dairy substitutes will work well in both cooking and baking.
Learn the basics of finding inexpensive gluten free ingredients at the grocery store, health food store, and even online at places like Amazon and Vitacost.
It’s not difficult to make your favorite baked goods vegan and wheat free – you just need to use the right ingredients. Sometimes you can simply use a substitution or two – find out what will yield delicious results.
If you’re wondering what brands of store bought candy are safe for those with food allergies, take a look at my guide to find out! There are options for everyone on this list.
There are hundreds of allergy friendly recipes on this site – from gluten free to dairy free to top 8 allergen free and more. Use this feature to search and sort the recipes by allergens. Simply choose the ingredients you need to avoid to find the recipes that are right for you.
From pancakes, waffles, and French toast, to oatmeal and smoothies, there are lots of allergy friendly breakfast options on this page.
You can still enjoy comforting main dish recipes even with food allergies. Find lots of gluten free, dairy free, and top 8 allergen free recipes to enjoy for dinner.
Browse my selection of cookbooks – there are ebooks and paper books in my shop for you to enjoy!
This is my most popular ebook – it has tons of tasty recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. These easy recipes are all free of the top 9 allergens.
You’re not in this alone! 🤍 Join my food allergy community and get the newest recipes, tips, and tricks for food allergy families. You can still eat delicious food, even with allergies and intolerances.
You can do this – baking and cooking for food allergies can be fun and delicious! I’m here to help you along the way. Please feel free to reach out with any questions – I’m here for you!