ALLERGYSA BLOG

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Local Elementary Students Compete with Animal Allergy Alert App

This week, Dr. Diaz was invited to speak with the Robotics Team of Spicewood Elementary. This talented group of students from the Southwest Independent School District are preparing for a competition where they will present their project titled…
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Dr. Joseph D. Diaz Voted to Best Doctors in America® List

It is with great honor that we announce Dr. Joseph David Diaz has been named to the Best Doctors in America® List. San Antonio Magazine recently published an excerpt of this list including 407 local doctors in 62 different specialties.…
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Pumpkin Soup

Makes: 6 servings Free of: All Top Allergens and Gluten-Free Ingredients: 8 cups vegetable stock [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand]4 tbsp vegetable oil4 cups baking pumpkin, peeled and diced1 cup onion, diced1 cup carrots,…
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Preparing for Mountain Cedar Season

With the change in weather also comes a change in the allergens that fill our air. Mountain cedar season is on its way with December, January and February being its heaviest months. Mountain cedar grows naturally in this region and is considered…
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Gluten-Free Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Makes: 4 mini loafs Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups (320 mL) brown rice flour1/2 cup (120 mL) potato starch1/4 cup (60 mL) tapioca starch1/4 cup (60 mL) buckwheat flour2 tsp xanthan gum2 tsp baking powder1…
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Tips For An Allergy-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and this year we would like to make it safe and enjoyable for all, including those with food allergies. Here are some tips for an allergy-friendly Halloween: If your child has food allergies:Host a Halloween…
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Butterscotch Bars

Makes 16 2-inch bars Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 cups (475 mL) packed light brown sugar1/2 cup (120 mL) dairy-free, soy-free margarine or buttery spread1 tbsp Ener-G egg replacer mixed with 1/4…
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Crunchy Cucumber Salad

Serves 4 to 6Free of: Gluten and all top 8 allergens. Ingredients 2 English cucumbers, peel on3/4 tsp salt2 tbsp sherry vinegar1 tsp sugar1/2 tsp Dijon mustard1/4 tsp lemon zest3 tbsp olive oil1/4 cup (60 mL) finely minced red onion2…
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Gluten-Free Baked Stuffing

Serves 8-10 Free of: gluten and top allergens (for dairy-free, use canola oil) Ingredients 8 cups (2 L) 1-inch cubes of gluten-free [and allergy-friendly] bread of choice4 celery ribs4 medium onions, peeled1 cup (250 mL) canola…
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Dairy-Free Strawberry Layer Cake

Ingredients Strawberry Puree 3 cups frozen strawberries1 cup freeze-dried strawberries3 tbsp sugar1 tbsp water2 tbsp strawberry jam Cake 9 tbsp water3 tbsp ground flaxseed meal3 cups Cat’s Gluten-Free Whole Grain Flour Blend (see…
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Carne Asada Tacos

Makes 6 servingsFree of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 4 garlic cloves1 jalapeno or serrano chili pepper, roughly chopped1/2 cup (120 mL) firmly packed fresh cilantro leaves1 tsp ground cumin*1 tsp dried oregano1 tsp chili…
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Cheezy Macaroni

Serves: 4Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 1 cup garnet yams (1 large yam or 2 small), washed14 oz carrots (approximately 4 medium carrots)1 tbsp olive oil1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided2 1/2 cups (600…