Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
And welcome back to foxnews.com live and let's talk now about kids and food in particular.
Or so called sensitivities.
And -- joining us now is the editorial director of keenly magazine.
Which has -- great recipes up for kids who are intolerant of those certain foods or out -- allergic and her name is Aaron Smith.
Thank you so much for joining us thanks to have -- so how could you clarify there's this allergy like that some kids have to a -- where if they have one they could stop breathing and literally die right there's a very dangerous record allergies and you address that kind of analogy.
With some -- foods we do in our new cookbook allergy friendly food for families to cover the five most common allergens -- kids.
Gluten dairy not soy eggs and know and and when we're -- -- yes we're talking about those dangerous 12.
You know -- life threatening right and then there are a lot of other kids now who are on -- gluten free diet -- -- dairy free diet because it's been found to cause.
You know and it it's anecdotal I guess there -- studies -- the -- That does some kids it reduces their symptoms of autism.
-- ADHD a lot of parents exactly a lot of parents are turning to gluten free casing free diet with Jerry.
Two to alleviate the symptoms and the -- but even if you aren't -- suffering from.
One of those dangers allergies and we have recipes if you've chosen lifestyle right that that.
Eliminate certain -- all right so twelve million Americans right now are sensitive to when food or another you need a lot of the big ones.
So you've got some.
Recipes for us one of them is a coconut milk cream pie.
That the dozens of local press thing.
A Coconut Creek private -- does -- -- well it's just as delicious as the coconut cream I mean it's really important to know what kind of ingredients you're dealing with when you have to be cooking for someone with the food allergy.
So in the coconut no cream pie incident -- you can use silken tofu in place of them end date -- eggs and dairy.
And because they've really creates that same creamy delicious mess and -- -- the other recipes in the book they use that and and I made it just it's just as appealing and you're not you know don't have any worries right and missiles of -- -- Fries.
-- care right now this is a great example of a snack for kids I mean.
And -- are huge part of kids -- is right and parents wonder what I'm going to give them that's going to be safe for -- and that's really yummy.
And what you what -- Q we recommend is to focus on the positive what I think kids can -- instead of always saying oh you can't have that you can't have that it's much more positive experience to be able to take.
You can't have these delicious prize so instead of I can't have pizza I can -- -- -- I can't have care Fries and they've got you know some kids really spices like cinnamon in them and now they're really.
-- stated yes cinnamon it just comes up a lot because it it it really isn't good tasty.
Sweetener and -- independents also has a lot of health benefits right if it's a nice substitute.
Yeah soy and tofu and and you know some doctors warned though that he can't go too far in terms of substituting soy.
Because -- can cars estrogen levels that are too high tech.
There is some concern with that one of the things to keep in mind with -- is that when you're talking about whole soy products like tofu.
With their whole foods -- -- much safer and more tolerated by the body and then.
Then processed so -- which is what you often see on packaged foods when you're reading ingredients and so if -- -- com.
The silken tofu are firm -- It's something that can be healthy part of an every -- that I absolutely and it provides that protein and that that you're missing appointments they're hard to get.
When you eliminate -- the -- and via.
He's seen so schools -- key noodles.
And then dinner that has that flavors and textures of you know kids' favorite pasta dinner but is actually.
Really thinly sliced -- Keating and you make him in the shape of noodles -- -- with marinara sauce we had a recipe for marinara sauce and allergy friendly for the families think you can make you know use your favorite -- One in the time being is this.
Nutritional yeast and sesame.
-- topping that gives at this cheesy nutty flavor that's really appealing.
To kids and when you make a recipe like this it's something that the entire family can eat together.
You're not saying oh this we're making -- -- special firm you know this the one person in the family of the one gas to pass an allergy.
And making that person feel sort of difference -- -- like they don't really belong -- says everyone can enjoy together and that's really our Paula kiwi to make everyone feel good about the food there yeah I mean -- that really is a challenge after -- like he said the one child feels like they're different than anybody else is eating something that that's maybe more fun are tastier.
But but also it's it's I think suing for at least half the -- the general during the -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- All right and cupcakes and candy -- Party is our big important part I can lives and then get another area where.
You know -- there are one in thirteen cats who have food allergies and that's kind of have to -- every classroom.
-- you're having a party chances are a kid coming to your house -- York it has an allergy or not is going have some kind of allergy.
So we really want parents have a lot of really delicious options for making it so that cup cakes and candy pops on.
There -- family gluten free that you sorghum for that cupcakes -- sorghum flour and set of wheat flour.
And they in the case justice got a -- -- as the ones that that he is the traditional wife are all right so what we're -- wants to know do you have a theory as to why there seemed to be so many more food allergies today and -- is on the rise and you know experts are looking into the best scientists.
There are a couple of big reasons of people think this might be happening.
One is that we live in this -- hygienic society.
Everything is very very clean and it's possible that the body is some people's bodies are looking for something to fight against.
And so they fight against different food proteins that you take -- because they're confused the vice confused.
Another theory is that -- the pesticides toxins genetically modified ingredients that are and more and more and food in the last fifteen years.
That again the body doesn't know what is supposed to be there and what is unnatural and -- it fights against.
The food you're taking them right there while people are trying to figure this out.
We really a -- we want people to enjoy their food and their time together as a family and I think -- -- magazine has been around for how long.
I just about six years.
We're focused on -- families the natural and organic way.
But in a really realistic way to help people just feel good about the choices that make.
You know find out about healthy natural lifestyles.
But in in the in the real well right and the book allergy friendly food for families.
On store shelves and it is -- good.
Could -- -- -- 120 recipes all developed just for this book to help him is out when there.
Trying to figure out what to make for dinner tonight and you aren't going to be one of those moms in just a few short month yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Make at least from my family camp it's it's exciting so against -- the editor of -- magazine and also.
Allergy friendly foods for family's -- 120 gluten free dairy free not free egg free.
And soy free -- are they all loses most of them are all of them but there's the rest are an assortment of at least three or four of those -- offensive you have you know wide -- depending on -- -- -- -- right good stuff I -- thank you so much for -- I think.
Filter by section