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Need to start learning how to make gluten/dairy free meals any suggestions?

Hi, my dd has a severe milk protein allergy and will be on a restricted diet. Which means no lactose, gluten or whey. So I am just trying to research making this kind of diet and would greatly appreciate any tips! Thanks!

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SweetPea05

Asked by SweetPea05 at 11:35 PM on Nov. 8, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 11:42 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • sweet thanks! I didn't even think of looking on allrecipes! with all that going on with my baby I cant seem to think clearly!
    SweetPea05

    Answer by SweetPea05 at 12:03 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Your health food store will be a great help too. And I've even noticed that WalMart has started stocking gluten free items. Red MIll makes mixes for cakes and pancakes, I think Betty Crocker or Duncan HInes has done the same...and Tinkyada rice pastas are really quite good.

    It will be pricier to cook this way, but I also notice that the brown rice pasta is a lot more filling.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:36 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Check out www.5dollardinners.com - she used to make gluten-free dairy-free all the time, and still makes all dairy-free and as little gluten as possible, for as little money as possible. She's got a lot of great stuff on her site.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:29 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Beans, rice, nutritional yeast, lentils, fruits, vegetables, etc. Send me a message offlist if you would like some recipes.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:18 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • i have noticed a lot of the foods i eat labeled clearly gluten free. look for labels, good luck!
    AmaliaD

    Answer by AmaliaD at 9:46 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Thanks so much ladies!
    SweetPea05

    Answer by SweetPea05 at 12:59 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • If your DD only has a milk protein allergy, why are you avoiding gluten, too? Gluten is not a dairy protein, it's a grain protein (found in wheat, rye & barley; also oats, usually through cross-contamination during processing b/c technically there is no gluten in oats). If your child only has a milk protein allergy, it is not necessary to avoid gluten, too. Why make things harder on yourself than you have to?
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 1:24 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

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