From Obvious to Hidden Allergens – Common Toddler Foods

When I think of toddlers and young children, there are some foods that I view of as staples. Many of these common snacks, TJ cannot have yet due to his allergies.  Aside from the obvious ones like yogurt, yogurt bites, and cheese sticks…

MOOCHEESE

There are a bunch of others that contain milk, wheat, or some of the other allergens that some people, including myself may not have known before this.

TODDLER FOODS:

  1. Cheerioscontains wheat & oats

CHEERIOS

2. Rice Krispiescontains malt flavoring which is usually made from the gluten grain, barley

RICE KRISPIES

3. Goldfish – (although made with smiles)contains wheat and dairy

GOLDFISH 2 GOLDFISH

4. RITZ Crackerscontains wheat and barley

(It also contains soy but TJ can eat soy now.)

RITZ

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
This is an excellent resource about hidden dairy in products for all ages.

HIDDEN DAIRY


 

These are just some of the common yummy toddler snacks that TJ cannot yet have.   However, we have faith that he will one day be able to try these delicious products.  In the meantime, we are very thankful all of the products TJ can safely snack on now and as he continues to get older.  For now, we must look at the bright side.  TJ has one of the healthiest diet ever so with that positive thought, we snack and smile on …

 

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