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October, 2012

Emeril Lagasse

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Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Author:
kmelliot

It’s great to see so many people trying to make the gluten free diet more enjoyable, for example Emiril Lagasse, famous t.v. chef, wrote an article on triumph dining, but how many of you wish they would include the other top 8 allergens? That would be something to CELEBRATE!

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Airborne Flour

Posted on:
Saturday, October 13th, 2012
Author:
kmelliot

My 13 year old son went on a field trip last week. I didn’t think to check into the details, I knew they were going to be walking a lot outside…but when he came home from the trip, he needed to nebulize immediately. After his treatment, I asked him how his field trip was. He […]

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Diet Challenges

Posted on:
Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Author:
kmelliot

According to some of the medical literature, after being on the elimination diet (for salicylate sensitivity) for a month or so, you may test some of the suspected offenders every 4 days to determine if your body can tolerate some in small doses. The point of this is to allow variety into the diet, not […]

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Un-Catsup Ketchup

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
Author:
kmelliot

I just experimented with a Feingold (Salicylate Diet) uncatsup – Ketchup recipe which is low in salicylate, gluten free, corn free, and high fructose corn syrup free. My son has other sensitivities and allergies, so I tweaked it a little, and I am amazed how delicious it is. He is also fructose intolerant, this does […]

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Dehydrated Green Beans

Posted on:
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Author:
kmelliot

Sometimes when I experiment in the kitchen with the allergen/sensitivity restrictions, I come out with a winner and sometimes with a “fail”. Today was a fail! I was so excited to try to make dehydrated green beans as a snack for my kid who has salicylate sensitivity. Well, he is usually very forgiving, but we […]

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Halloween Candy

Posted on:
Monday, October 1st, 2012
Author:
kmelliot

I don’t know about the rest of you who deal with food allergies and food sensitivities, but Halloween is usually a big bummer (for them) because after all of that trick or treating, my kids can’t eat most of it any way. We not only have peanut allergies, but nuts, corn, gluten, salicylates sensitivity, and […]

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Posted in Holidays, Salicylates | 1 Comment »