People with allergies don’t have to be told to avoid their triggers, but the rest of the world poses a constant hazard. Are there hazelnuts in this pastry? What about soy in this latte? The ultimate solution: cook all of your own stuff using allergen-free recipes from professional chefs. Start with these great cookbooks!
Pascal has a number of great cookbooks on the market. This one includes traditional recipes, like mac and cheese without dairy-based cheese. She avoids the top eight allergens without sacrificing flavor or satisfaction!
Allergy-Free Cookbook by Alice Sherwood
While the previous cookbook focused on the top eight allergens, this one focuses just on the top four: gluten, eggs, nuts, and dairy. It also offers some excellent party planning advice!
Allergy-Free Cooking: how to survive the elimination diet and eat happily ever after by Eileen Rhude Yoder
The way many people discover that they have an allergy is by using the elimination diet. This eating strategy calls for users to eliminate all foods containing potential allergens before gradually reintroducing potential trouble items. It can be a slog, but this book will help you get through – and maybe even enjoy it!
Maybe you’re dutifully avoiding allergens, but still having reactions. That’s because a lot of staples, like bread, contain cross-contaminants and even unlisted ingredients! This book will guide you through the process of making your own basic foods and avoiding those stealth allergens.
Cooking Allergy-Free: simple inspired meals for everyone by Jenna Short
As a caterer, Jenna Short knows that one serious allergen can ruin an entire banquet. Luckily, she’s ready to pass her years of experience on to you in your pursuit of good, healthy, allergen-free food!
Fearless Food: allergy-free recipes for kids by Katrina Jorgensen
Allergies are especially scary when a kid is involved. Cater to your kid’s tastes without sacrificing flavor and fun! This book covers the Big 8 allergens, which includes eggs, wheat, dairy, and soy.
Snacks are all well and good, but what happens when you need to make a three-course meal for your justifiably peanut-phobic family? You pull out this book! Penned by a popular blogger, it’s got everything you need for each meal of the week.
Pure Delicious: 150 Allergy-Free Recipes for Everyday and Entertaining by Heather Christo
Allergen-free parties are just better parties. You don’t have to worry about those pesky trips to the emergency room, for one thing, and for another, everybody can eat every dish! No after-party regrets here.
Not only are these recipes free of allergens, but they’re also tasty and healthy! If you dislike anti-allergy recipes that seem bland or like pale imitations of other food, then this is your cookbook.