- Whats eating your child This is my absolute FAVORITE book, it's a must read for our community.
- The art of baking with natural yeast This is a great resourse to help start making your own safe breads.
- Cookies for everyone cookbook Treat cookbook for top 9 allergens by Enjoy Life (my fav safe brand)
- Food Allergy Great book for adjusting and thriving in your new lifestyle
- Learning to bake allergen free Another great resource for baking without our sensitivities.
- Food allergy vs intolerance article at mayo-clinic. This is short, but good for those of you who are just delving in to this new lifestyle. A few tips on what to look for, what is an emergency and what is just going to be uncomfortable for a bit.
- http://www.food-allergy.org/ has some good tips, and helps to normalize the process in the beginning
You are NOT alone in MFPI!
Hello, to all the Mommies out there... This post is simply to give you some hope... I have met several women recently in my learning/education of nutrition and dietetics for children with that painful and down right difficult diagnosis of MFPI (multiple food protein intolerance). I feel like we have all had something in common, and that's the feeling of being alone in our journey of keeping our children happy and healthy. But I'm going to tell you something now: You are NOT alone, not by a long shot. Our community of food intolerance's is ever growing, and at a scary quick rate at that. Most of us have seen dozens of doctors, had hundreds of blood/lab tests performed, and have spent countless hours cleaning up vomit and diarrhea from a dear sweet darling that ingested something that just didn't work in their sensitive bodies. If you are new to our community, there are a few resources I feel that every mom here should read (and re-read 10 times haha). If you do not have the means to purchase the books some of them can be found at your local library (if they are a good and decently large library). The cookbooks are typically not at the library, but you want to always have these on hand anyway. Alright, here's the list (and please, if you know of any books out there that are informative, and fact/study based, please share so that we all can learn more).
I hope these help you, and as always I hope this helps you on your journey to a "Food Free" lifestyle that leaves you wanting more of what you have, and craving less of what you shouldn't!
Love, The Allergy Mommy
Posted by C.J. And Shea Anderson