Baking and Cooking With Food Allergies


When you or a family member has a breakfast cereals

  • All pasta and noodles made from wheat
  • Any fried or baked meat or vegetable coated with flour or breadcrumbs, cracker crumbs, or panko crumbs
  • Any meat dish or mixture or filling containing flour, bread crumbs, cracker crumbs, cereal, or other forms of wheat (includes most sausages, hot dogs and cold cuts).
  • Sauces, soups, and gravies thickened with flour
  • Salad dressing thickened with flour or other forms of wheat
  • Pancakes, waffles, and fritters
  • Beer
  • Imitation meat and seafood (imitation crabmeat) products that contain wheat flour
  • Hot dogs (some brands contain wheat as an ingredient)
  • Some ice creams (wheat is an ingredient in some brands of ice cream.)
  • Ingredients on label to watch for:

    • Wheat (bran, germ, gluten, malt, sprouts)
    • Flour (all types such as all-purpose, bread, cake, durum, graham, high gluten, pastry, stone ground, whole wheat, etc.)
    • Wheat germ or wheat starch
    • Wheat grass
    • Whole-wheat berries
    • Bran
    • Bread crumbs
    • Bulgur
    • Club wheat
    • Couscous
    • Cracker meal
    • Durum farina
    • Einkorn, emmer, seitan, or kamut (mostly relatives to wheat)
    • Modified food starch
    • Graham flour
    • Farina
    • Spelt
    • Semolina (refined durum wheat)
    • Pasta
    • Matzoh and matzo meal
    • Triticale (combination of wheat and rye)
    • Vital gluten
    • The following ingredients may contain wheat protein: flavoring, hydrolyzed protein, soy sauce, starch such as modified starch, vegetable starch, wheat starch, and surimi.

    Substitutes for wheat in recipes:

    • For breads, rolls, muffins, brownies, etc., substitute barley flour as long as your Lactaid and saturated fat, 0.5 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 92 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 28%.

      Rice Flour & Whatever Muffins (Wheat-Free and Potentially Milk-Free and Egg-Free)


      1 large egg (or use an egg replacement such as 1 tablespoon ground Nutrition Information: Per serving (using a large egg and 3/4 cup blueberries): 187 calories, 4 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate, 6.5 g fat, 0.8 g cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 29 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 6%.