So here’s a fun little recipe: Popped Quinoa. Back when I first made the Crispy Butter Candy Bars for Jed, I had the idea that puffed quinoa would be a great substitution for the puffed rice or puffed millet. If I could use puffed quinoa, then one day, those bars could … Continue reading →
This has become one of Zac’s favorite recipes, and I’m pretty fond of it, as well! I never would have guessed that two simple ingredients could yield something so tasty, but it does. These are really yummy! Now, I’ve made theses several times now, always referring to different recipes online … Continue reading →
Once egg was safe, I took my basic Quinoa Drop recipe and tweaked it. The result is a very yummy, very filling bread-type finger food that Zac just loves! I’ve made these into flatbreads, and I’ve also not smoothed them out on the cookie sheet and left them mounded for … Continue reading →
Welcome to “Quinoa Week”! Recently it seems a lot of FPIES Mama’s have been finding luck with quinoa as a safe food for their kiddos. Since then, I’ve been asked to share any “simple” quinoa recipes I have, and I understood the need. When trialing single ingredients at a time, … Continue reading →
Pre-FPIES and pre-fructmal, one of the most delicious creations to come from my kitchen was my vegan banana bread. ALL of us loved this bread! It was flavorful, sweet but not too sweet, moist, and all but melted in your mouth. It was still substantial enough to also withstand being … Continue reading →
Before Halloween, I was looking around for treat recipes for Jed. Flipping through Living Without magazine, I was intrigued by one of their Halloween recipes: Sweet & Spicy Cinnamon Garbanzo Beans. I never got around to making it before Halloween, but better late than never, right? So I made it … Continue reading →
Oh. My. Word. Y’all. I’m happy dancing in my kitchen right now. Ok, so you know how I shared that awesome recipe for vegan cheese that I’d found? The one made from coconut milk? I love that recipe. Sadly, we had to retire it, thanks to Jed’s Fructose Malabsorption. He … Continue reading →
When we started trialing quinoa, I got very excited. I knew that quinoa would offer a lot of variety in Zac’s diet (and, eventually, mine), and to start with I wanted to make him his very first teething cracker. I had seen a few recipes for homemade teething biscuits before, … Continue reading →
FPIES stands for Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome. It is a rare food allergy that affects the gastrointestinal system. Reactions are delayed onset, usually 2-4 hours after a trigger food is eaten, but sometimes even longer than that.
Children with FPIES have symptoms that range from severe (violent vomiting to bile and hypovolemic shock) to mild (bloody diarrhea, sleep disturbances).
There is no test for FPIES. It is diagnosed by clinical observation and ruling out other possibilities.
There also are no tests to determine trigger foods. FPIES parents must simply feed their child a food, then wait to see if they react.
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