Saturday 28 July 2018

My Kids Can’t Eat That - A book about food allergies!

The latest surveys estimate that true food allergies affect up to 8% of children, while about 40% of children and adults suffer with food sensitivities or intolerances. The most common food allergies include eggs, milk, fish, soy, shellfish, sesame and nuts.

It won't be long until little one's with allergies are starting school and may come into contact with food at lunchtime which can make them unwell....Christine Bailey a qualified functional nutritionist, food and health consultant, chef and cookery teacher has a book just for you....My Kids Can’t Eat That!

My Kids Can’t Eat That contains 60 simple, delicious, family friendly recipes and 7-day meal plans to ensure your child enjoys a nutritious allergy free diet. But this is more than just a delicious allergy free recipes book. This book also takes functional approach explaining why allergies develop and what you can do to address the route causes. 

It is packed with plenty of advice about how to work with your children’s school or nursery to ensure that they are safe when they are outside of your care from speaking to the schools caterers yourself to ensuring your child has auto-injectors with them and knows how to use them.....

Here is a sneak peak of one of the recipes.....I think I might even give it a try....These muffins look so good!

Apple Streusel Muffins

These tasty little muffins are perfect for breakfast or packed lunches. Your child will also love these warm from the oven for an after-school snack.

Makes 10 muffins.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

225g gluten-free flour blend
Pinch of sea salt
1 tbsp gluten-free baking
40g xylitol
1 tbsp ground flaxseed
4 tbsp olive oil, melted coconut oil or dairy-free spread
2 red apples, grated
160ml of dairy-free milk
1 tsp ground cinnamon
50g dried apple pieces, diced (optional)

1 tbsp xylitol
30g gluten-free rolled oats
1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp olive oil

How to make:

1. Grease and line a muffin pan with muffin cases/liners.
2. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5.
3. Place the flour, salt, baking powder and xylitol in a food processor or large bowl and mix together.
4. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Fold in the apple pieces if using.
5. To make the streusel topping simply mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
6. Spoon the batter into the cases and top with a little of the topping.
7. Bake in the oven for 20–25 minutes or until firm to touch and golden.
8. Transfer to a wire/cooling rack and leave to cool.

The book will be released on August the 16th and you can buy if off Amazon and I imagine all other good book stores...

1 comment :

  1. I've had food allergies for many years - looks like a good read! #MMBC