Browsing category: Living with a Soy Allergy

Is It Possible To Have a Soy-Free Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner?

Yes, it is possible to have most (if not all) of the typical Thanksgiving foods… and to have them be completely soy-free.

Learning How To Eat Again When You Have A Soy Allergy

Almost every day I receive a message from someone who has just been diagnosed with a soy allergy… or from someone whose child has just been diagnosed with a soy allergy. These messages usually have a common theme…

Can You Trust Allergen Labeling?

I’m sure many of you with allergies have experienced the unpleasant reality of discovering that a product you have eaten for years and known to be allergen free (in my case, free of soy) suddenly begins to provoke an allergic reaction every time you eat it.

Why I Avoid Soy

Accidental ingestion of, or exposure to, soy can result in an anaphylactic reaction that could kill me, so obviously I think of soy and all its derivatives the way most people think of poison, and as something I really, really need to avoid.

Bulk Food Bins & Allergen Cross Contamination

I think the most discouraging allergic reactions are the ones that seem to come out of nowhere… those times when you KNOW you haven’t ingested the allergen and yet the seriousness of your reaction proves you have.

Thiamine Mononitrate & Soy Allergy

If you are allergic to soy, you have probably discovered the hard way that foods containing thiamine mononitrate can cause some pretty severe allergic reactions.

Living With A Soy Allergy

Obviously a soy allergy is nothing to fool around with. I have a huge problem with the recipe sites and cooking shows that advise sneaking tofu or other soy products into foods for their supposed nutritional value… this is just stupid…