Food Allergies

I Tried Whole Foods' Cauliflower Pizza Crust and Didn't Hate It

Cauliflower pizza crust is nothing new, but it's still popular (and divisive). Here's a review of Whole Foods' cauliflower pizza crust—and an option for making your own cauli crust at home. I’m of the...

Dairy Free School Lunches

by pumpkinspice 2 months ago

My kids (6 y/o) class is dairy free due to any allergy in the class (my own child is allergic to sesame) so I am looking for some tasty / kid friendly lunch ideas that are essentially nut (entire s...

Allergic to tikka masala?

by geekyfoodie 14 years ago

Has anyone experienced something like this? Every time I eat tikka masala, I break out in hives. It's not serious, but I'm curious as to what makes me break out. I have no known food allergies and ...

Don't eat Cicadas if allergic to seafood?

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Are Cicadas on your menu? They only appear every 17 years or so. The FDA has issued a warning. Don't eat them if you are allergic to seafood. Apparently, there is a connection. Check it out: https:...

Pho Attack

by danna 12 years ago

I ate a nice bowl of Pho Tai about an hour ago. About the time I finished slurping it up, I felt this WEIRD sensation. Like my head was being compressed. From my collarbones, up my neck and into...

Please HELP!!!!

by AcaciaV 1 year ago

I feel like I'm at a complete loss. I recently took a sensitivity test for food and I can't have almost anything I've been eating. Almost absolutely everything in the store or online has soy, wheat...

Vanilla and Mustard Seed Allergy

by mochabear02 10 months ago

I have recently been diagnosed with a vanilla allergy AND a mustard seed allergy. I love to bake and cook but I found that enjoying sweets is harder for me to enjoy nowadays, despite rarely eating ...

Zucchini and Stomach Pain

by AngMacgill 3 years ago

I have found that sometimes when I eat zucchini I get horrible stomach pains. Other times I'm fine. I have tried paying close attention to what I am eating and how it is cooked. The only common den...

bizarre cheese-mouth reaction

by messycook 17 years ago

The weirdest thing happened the other day....I ate a bite of some appelenzer (spelling?) and my mouth almost instantly felt itchy and then after a few minutes it felt like it had many tiny cuts in ...

Huge challenge - cheese substitute for low iodine diet?

by PickyBunny 1 year ago

Trying to help my roommate out - she is on the low iodine diet in preparation for radioactive thyroid treatment. There are so many things she can't have. Plus she has food allergies to certain nuts...

Which USA-domestic beers contain propylene glycol?

by sweet100s 7 years ago

Does anyone happen to have already researched which domestic beers contain propylene glycol? I have developed an allergy to propylene glycol. My reaction that I endured several years ago: the...

Campaign Aims to Revise “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome” in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"...The term stems from a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1968 that states the writer, supposedly a Chinese-American physician named Robert Ho Man Kwok, had experienced s...

Perfect crab cake substitute

by law_doc89 2 years ago

Discovered a dinner guest allergic to iodine when serving crab cakes. So whipped up this substitute that worked better than I could have hoped using cubes of heart of palm as crab substitute. 1...

Different green edibles that are not in the mustard family?

by GrammyKH 2 years ago

I just found out I have a food allergy to the Mustard Family Brassicas. I have been eating Kale, Broccoli, Arugula, etc., thinking it was healthy for me. Come to find out it has been causing inflam...

Looking for unflavored gelatin and citric acid

by elg97477 2 years ago

I am looking for unflavored gelatin and citric acid products from legitimate companies. I am aware of the Knox brand, but, unfortunately, it is packaged and processed in a facility containing pe...

I need some serious help!!!

by jritz 3 years ago

My girlfriend was born with many food allergies, and I’m trying to find some recipes that cater to her needs. Her allergies include: Peanuts Nuts Eggs Wheat Seeds Sesame seeds Edamame Fish...

Clausthaler, my favorite non-alcoholic, non-GMO, non-propylene glycol beer

by sweet100s 2 years ago

In my old Chowhound topic linked below, I was trying to find out which beers definitely don't contain propylene glycol because it causes my skin to char and because (amazing but true because of t...

Gluten free and dairy free Myrtle Beach

by rachelstuckey 2 years ago

I will be attending a conference next week 03/20-03/24 in Myrtle Beach. I have recently been advised that I must be gluten and dairy free for health reasons. Any recommendations in the area that ...

ISO pie recipes that don't use cinnamon/nutmeg and the like or stonefruit

by ebenay 3 years ago

I know I could just omit these items, but I tend to like making recipes exactly how they're meant to be if they're known to be particularly good. That said, due to food allergies by Thanksgiving at...

New allergy, need help with recipes (Benzoic Acid, Cinnamates, and Balsam of Peru)

by Rambutan2000 7 years ago

My wife was recently diagnosed with a number of food allergies. Not life-threatening, but the effects do seriously impact quality of life. We are hoping that the right diet will help. Sadly, t...