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12/17/2013
...Along with all of the stress of the holidays (decorating, sending cards, gifts, oh my!), it can be hard to juggle preparing food for a crowd, especially when food allergies are present. Here are some tips and tricks to help make a Christmas dinner that much easier on the host. Simplify to remove allergens Guests with food allergies don’t always need an entirely separate menu. If you are hosting, start by asking guests what...
10/14/2008
...Costume? Check. Pumpkins? Check. Chocolate bar? Oh no! If your little one has food allergies, unfortunately, this is probably what you are thinking. Holidays like this – with so much candy and goodies – can be tough for kids with food allergies (and tough for parents who want to make sure their child enjoys the day). Many of the candies and foods during Halloween contain milk, milk products, and other food allergens. But it...
05/05/2016
Each year, for one special day we have the privilege of honoring all of the mothers who devote themselves to ensuring the safety of their children. With Mother’s Day approaching this weekend, we want to thank each and every one of our Neocate moms for their endless love and support of not only their children, but each other. We frequently receive thoughtful messages from the community about how Neocate has helped moms and...
Nutra Mashed Potatoes
...Need an allergy-friendly, top 8-allergens-free side dish idea? Make this mashed potato recipe using Neocate® Nutra. When making this recipe, you can adjust the amount of chicken broth used to achieve your desired mashed consistency. You can also substitute another broth based on allergies or preference. You can even use this recipe and customize it for the holidays. For example, adopt it for St. Patrick’s Day by adding green food coloring. Just be careful...
08/23/2011
As we’ve mentioned before, mixing food allergies and birthday parties requires a bit of effort. This includes both hosting a birthday party (with guests with food allergies) and sending your food-allergic child to a birthday party. We wanted to round up a few recipes that could provide a potential solution. It would also be great to have an allergen-free dessert, whether you’re hosting the party or sending your little one to a party....
10/03/2010
Halloween is just around the corner and while your little ones are getting excited for the costumes, trick-or-treating and parties, you may be worrying about how to keep them safe during a time that can be dangerous for children with food allergies. Luckily with some advance planning you can ensure that your child enjoys these activities without the risk of an allergic reaction. Serve allergy friendly treats. You can make your own safe...
08/26/2011
...can enjoy at any time. If no safe options are available, pack food from home and warn your child not to trade food with his/her classmates. Offer to bring in allergy-safe treats for holidays and special events. This way you know that your child is safe, and they won’t feel excluded from the fun! Communication and education is the most important part of going back to school with food allergies. Hopefully these tips will provide...
07/01/2011
With the Fourth of July around the corner, we wanted to share some food allergy-friendly ideas and recipes for you to enjoy during the holiday weekend. We wrote a blog in the past that may help to find general food allergy tips for planning a day out of the house. In honor of the Independence Day, I compiled a couple food allergy-friendly recipes with a red, white and blue theme. As always,...
   
 
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