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 I'm Hungry...
Tanya Wright

Easy family recipes free from... Milk, Egg, Soya, Wheat & Gluten.

Tanya Wright, MSc Allergy has produced this appealing spirally bound gloss cookbook with 66 colour plates of sweet & savoury everyday family foods.All the recipes are quick and easy to prepare and ALL OF THEM are free from milk (dairy & lactose), egg, soya, wheat & gluten (rye, barley & oats).

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The Complete Guide to Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Cooking
ISBN: 184293144X

This book is a wonderful collection of gluten-free and dairy-free recipes, showing how you can avoid these ingredients while still enjoying appetizing and healthy food. The selection includes soups, salads, fish, meat, and vegetarian dishes, and a surprisingly large selection of breads, cakes, pastries, desserts and drinks - over 200 delicious recipes in all.

Dairy-Free, Lactose-Free Diet Plan 
ISBN: 0572026838

The complete A to Z for healthy living and great eating for the many adults and children with allergies to milk products. Contains advice on what to avoid, how to find hidden hazards in food, and what alternatives are safe.

E for Additives 
ISBN: 0722515626

This work cracks the 'E' number code and enables you to understand the lists of additives that appear on the packs of the food you buy, so that you can see exactly what has been added, where it comes from, why it has been added, what it does to the food and - if anything - what it might do to you. Here is all you need to know about: which additives are natural and which can have harmful effects; the reasons behind the use of preservatives, colours and flavourings; how to make informed choices when you shop; additives in wine and vitamin supplements; additives in meat; and guidelines on acceptable daily intake.

Food Allergies : Enjoying Life with a Severe Food Allergy 
ISBN: 9781859591468

With a number of well-publicised deaths caused by food induced anaphylaxis over the past decade, it is now being recognised that preventative measures as well as prompt treatment have an essential part to play in living with this life threatening condition. Food manufacturers, retailers and the food and catering industries are making many positive changes to their practices and labelling to minimise the risk of allergens reaching susceptible people. Expert dietitian Tanya Wright combines her professional and personal experience of severe food allergy to give you a unique source of practical advice, including many charts and tables detailing foods to avoid and replacements for them..

Food for All: A Gluten, Dairy, Egg and Nut-free Cookbook 
ISBN: 0952945339

A gluten, dairy, egg and nut free cookbook with delicious, easy and fast recipes that the entire family can eat together with the allergic child or person. .

Food Diary (Spiral-bound) 
ISBN: 095608950X

Wipe-able Medicine Diary/Food Diary *Can be used to keep track of all medicines, amounts, times, symptoms and the child's temperature. *Reduce risk of errors. *Suitable for short and long term treatment. * Clear record for medical staff. * Great in the middle of the night. * Handy for grandparents or nannies.

Hidden Food Allergies - Is what you are eating making you ill?
ISBN: 0749926023

Food allergies and intolerances are on the increase. They are frequently the cause of many common health problems that simply won't go away. But there are things we can do to deal with food allergies and intolerances. This book will help if you feel you may be intolerant to a food, find it impossible to lose weight or simply have a range of minor symptoms your doctor can't treat.

Let's Eat Out! Your Passport to Living Gluten and Allergy Free 
ISBN: 0976484501

The first book dedicated to eating around the corner and around the world while managing ten food allergies including: corn, dairy, eggs, fish, gluten, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts and wheat. At last! A book that gives you the freedom to eat what you want, where you want and when you want with confidence and ease. Imagine being able to go to any restaurant, scan the menu, quickly spot the safest choices and ask the right questions to avoid gluten and other hidden allergens in food preparation.

Living with Food Intolerance
ISBN: 0859699390

Food intolerance is far more common than food allergy , with which it is often confused. This is a long overdue book, written in language that everyone can understand, providing much needed guidance for people with food intolerance.

The New Allergy Diet
ISBN: 009182074X

Many people are unaware that they suffer from food allergies or intolerance. Inexplicable rashes, a persistent runny nose, bloatedness or pronounced weight gain for no apparent reason, are just some of the symptoms which may indicate a sensitivity to certain types of food. This work aims to help the reader identify which foods are causing the symptoms so that they are better able to avoid them.

Recipes for Health: Easy Wheat, Milk, and Egg-Free cooking
ISBN: 0007103174

Wheat, milk and eggs are the three most common allergy-causing agents. Millions of people around the world would be healthier without these ingredients in their diets. Wheat, milk and eggs have become such key elements of the Western diet and lifestyle however that it's a problem to find straightforward, tasty recipes which do not contain these ingredients. This book provides advice on eating well and staying on top of food allergies and intolerances.

The Sensitive Gourmet: Imaginative Cooking Without Wheat, Gluten or Dairy 
ISBN: 0722537131

This cookery book is aimed at the 1000s of people suffering from sensitivity to wheat, dairy products and gluten. It is designed to bring back a pure enjoyment of food with recipes that are smart, modern, international and anything but depriving. From pear tarte tatin to Thai soup with mussels, ginger and lemongrass, Antoinette's uses such alternative ingredients as tofu, coconut milk and rice flour. The book also includes menus for special occasions - from Christmas to summer barbecues.

More from the Sensitive Gourmet: Cakes, Cookies, Desserts and Bread Without Dairy, Wheat or Gluten
ISBN: 0722538480

Foreword by Sir Charles Jessel For those with food allergies, chronic fatigue (M.E.), coeliac disease, asthma, eczema, dermatitis -- or who simply want to live well, this book will be invaluable. Eating desserts, sweets, cookies, breads and cakes may seem impossible if you can't use dairy products or wheat but Antoinette's problem solving is second to none.

Seriously Good! Gluten-free Baking 
ISBN: 978-1-85626-923-0

Baking is the most difficult aspect of the gluten-free diet to overcome, as it is gluten that gives bread its elasticity and cakes their spring. Phil Vickery has developed a collection of over 70 recipes especially for those with gluten intolerance. He offers gorgeous gluten-free versions of family favourites. With a photograph for every recipe, this book is a godsend for all coeliacs.

Seriously Good! Gluten-free Cooking
ISBN: 978-1-85626-828-8

Phil Vickery, a Michelin-starred chef, has combined with the UK's most prominent charity for people with Coeliac disease to bring you tasty and trustworthy recipes entirely free from gluten. These ideas are also suitable for the many people who are now trying a wheat-free diet to manage weight and tackle intolerances. The book contains a huge range of recipe ideas, from breakfast to outdoor eating and snacks to entertaining, even looking at the famously difficulty area of breads, scones and cakes, while also uncovering the 'hidden' gluten found in store-cupboard essentials such as stock cubes and soy sauce.

Your Allergy-free Diet Plan for Babies and Children
ISBN: 0572028911

Childhood food allergies regularly cause distress to children and their parents. At one extreme, there are the severe and potentially dangerous nut-related allergies or even hyperactivity. At the other, the mild discomfort of a sensitive stomach. Some children grow out of the problem; others need to discover a way of eating that they will follow for the rest of their lives. In either case, parents need sound, practical advice on how to tackle the problem, with a varied bank of recipes for all occasions that combines good nutritional balance with great eating. That's what this useful and practical book provides.