LOOKING for: food allergies

Jo BeegleNovember 11, 2000

This week we found out that my husband has a whole bunch of food allergies. Corn, wheat, rice, potatoes, carrots, tomatos, celery, strawberries, cantelope, peanuts, hazelnuts, ... I'm looking for side dish recipies and casseroles dishes since this is cutting out most of mine.

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Bobbi Bagley

I had this dish at a meeting I went to for needy babies
and it was very well received.

Jicama
Granny apple
Red onion
Broccoli,
Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing
Vinegar
Sugar or alternative sweetner
One may try a "Basalmic Vinegarette", as an alternative
Sorry to say the lady just cut up the proportions to suit her own taste in a large bowl and added the dressing.
It was absolutely delicious, though.
Since your hubby is allergic to so many things you may want to check out the dressings to make sure it is pure enough
for him.
Good Luck, Bobbi

    Bookmark   November 11, 2000 at 4:07PM
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Phyllis A.

>>>This recipe calls for Asian greens, but you may substitute regular broccoli, spinach, turnip greens, or whatever green vegetable is good and fresh in your market.

Stir-Fried Vegetables in Oyster Sauce
"Bon appetit from the Chef and staff at World Wide Recipes" - e-mail

4 Tbs (60 ml) vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb (450 g) mixed Asian greens, such as Chinese
broccoli, bok choy, or Napa cabbage, roughly chopped
in 2-inch (5 cm) pieces
3 oz (75 g) snow peas (mange-touts), trimmed
1/2 cup (125 ml) water
2 Tbs (30 ml) oyster sauce*
1 tsp (5 ml) soy sauce
1 tsp (5 ml) cornstarch (cornflour) dissolved in 2 Tbs
(30 ml) cold water
1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
Chopped cilantro (coriander)

*Available in finer supermarkets and Asian specialty shops.

Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat until very hot
and almost smoking. Add the garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add the
greens, snow peas, and water and stir for 2 minutes. Add the
oyster sauce, soy sauce, and cornstarch mixture and stir for 2
minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with the sliced red
bell pepper and cilantro. Serves 4 to 6.
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Holiday Broccoli Salad

from Janet F.'s Kitchen

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: about 10 minutes to cook bacon
Serves: 8 or 4 Dogbytes
Cal: unknown

Amount Ingredient
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4 C (1L) Broccoli Florets
5 Green Onions, chopped
1/4 C (60ml) Sunflower Seeds
1/4 C (60ml) Golden Raisins
1/4 C (60ml) Dried Cranberries
1 lb (450g) Bacon (a smokie variety is very nice)
1 C (250ml) Mayonnaise
1/2 C (100g) Sugar (less if you like)
6 T Red Wine Vinegar

In a large skillet, cook the bacon, over medium high heat,
turning frequently until evenly browned. Set aside to cool.

Crumble the bacon and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine broccoli florets, green onions,
sunflower seeds, raisins, dried cranbries and bacon. Toss to combine.

In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sugar, and red wine
vinegar. Toss with vegetables to coat. Chill.

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SQUASH & PEPPER SKILLET

Mom knew how to get us to eat our vegetables-sheÂd serve this colorful blend of fresh zucchini, summer squash and peppers! ItÂs tasty enough to please the whole family and makes a wonderful potluck addition.

Uses less fat, sugar or salt. Includes Nutritional Analysis and Diabetic Exchanges.
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
5 medium zucchini, sliced
3 medium yellow summer squash, sliced
1 small sweet red or green pepper, julienned
1 garlic clove, minced
Salt and pepper to taste

In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the zucchini, yellow squash, red pepper and garlic; stir-fry for 12-15 minutes or until...

    Bookmark   November 11, 2000 at 10:25PM
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Frieda - IL

Get a cookbook for Allergies. I use one that was published by The Allergy and Asthma Association for my daughter.
If he is allergic to cantaloupe, there's a good possibility he's allergic to things such as cucumbers, squash, and zucchini.
Peanut allergies are also very dangerous. Watch the beans, and other nuts. They contain the same enzyme that peanuts have.
Your choice is very limited in the starch category so, casseroles are limited since most of them need some kind of starch.
E-mail me if you need a phone number for the cookbook. Take care and good luck...

    Bookmark   November 11, 2000 at 10:39PM
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darlene

Go to Celiac.com for recipes for breads, pancakes, muffins, rolls, etc. made without corn, wheat, or other flours that may cause allergies.

    Bookmark   November 12, 2001 at 4:38AM
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