Hosting or attending a Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for all of us but if your little one has food allergies, this day can be especially stressful. We’ve compiled a list of helpful resources to help you ensure a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving feast.
- Kids with Food Allergies Guide to Thanksgiving. A great guide for celebrating Thanksgiving at school, home or away from home. This guide provides allergy-friendly activities & crafts, recipe ideas and tips for staying safe AND having fun.
- The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network’s Guide to Gathering for Thanksgiving.This guide lists the steps to follow to ensure your little one with food allergies stays safe on Thanksgiving.
Food and Recipes:
The turkey is traditionally the staple of a Thanksgiving feast. Remember to check for hidden allergens that may be added during the processing or preparation of the turkey. Gravies and sauces may contain hidden allergens so check the ingredients. Below is a list of some allergy-friendly variations to the traditional thanksgiving dishes. Check out the recipes to make sure all of the ingredients will be safe for your little one.
- Allergen-free Sweet Potato Casserole
- Allergy-friendly mashed potatoes
- Some Allergy-friendly stuffing recipes:
- Allergy-friendly cranberry sauce
- Allergy-friendly Desserts:
- General tips and recipes:
Helpful Articles for Celebrating Thanksgiving with Food Allergies
Do you have any allergy-friendly recipes or holiday tips to share? Any question about recipe substitutions? Ask away!