Thanksgiving with Food Allergies: An All-Encompassing Resource List

Posted 11.9.10 | Mallory West

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.

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.

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Do you have any allergy-friendly recipes or holiday tips to share? Any question about recipe substitutions? Ask away!

- Mallory

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Food Allergy Living is a resource for parents of children with food allergies, brought to you by Nutricia, the makers of Neocate. For more in-depth information about our purpose & authors, see our About Food Allergy Living page.