6 Allergy-Friendly Snacks for Back to School
6 Allergy-Friendly Snacks for Back to School
Did you know that the top nine food allergens are: egg, soy, milk, peanut, tree nut, wheat, sesame, fish, and shellfish? If you’re an allergy mom, you probably have this list memorized. If you’re not, it’s important to understand these common allergens when packing snacks that will not only fit the dietary needs for your child–but also their friend, teammate, or classmate’s restrictions for their health. With the school year in full swing, we’ve compiled a list of six allergy-friendly snacks that are safe lunchbox staples.
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1. Partake Foods Cookies
Partake Foods ensures that their delicious cookies are safe to share during playtime—as they do not include the top nine food allergens in any of their products. They’re also a perfect substitution for any celebratory treat like birthday cake or brownies. Your child will be thrilled to come home to a Ginger Snap, Double Chocolate, or their best-selling Chocolate Chip cookie as an after school treat. Beware: it’ll be hard to just have one! Buy on Amazon .
Free from peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, wheat, milk, soy, fish, shellfish, sesame
Popchips are a gluten-free chip that give the classic potato chip a run for their money. With the same classic crunch minus the gluten, and 50% less fat than most fried chip competitors–you can confidently pack these alternative snacks for your little one. Your child can enjoy flavors like sea salt, barbecue, and sour cream and onion. Buy on Amazon .
Free from eggs and wheat
3. FitJoy Grain Free Pretzels
FitJoy’s Grain Free Pretzels are the perfect after-school snack that can be combined with hummus or an alternative nut butter. Made wih no soy, grain, or gluten–your children can dip these grain-free pretzels with confidence. These snacks are also 100% vegan. Buy on Amazon .
Free from soy and wheat
4. School Safe Snacks
If your child has a sweet tooth, they can happily enjoy School Safe Snacks. Each one of their moist, bakery-like snacks are dairy free, peanut free, and tree nut free–making them worry free for moms. School Safe Snacks is committed to making snack time healthy and satisfying. Click here to find a store near you.
Free from dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts
5. Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies
Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies are the perfect on-the-go snack for kids with peanut allergies. These bunny-shaped cheese crackers are bound to put a smile on your child’s face—and mom’s love that they are organic with no artificial flavors. Who said snack time had to be boring? Buy on Amazon .
Free from peanuts and eggs
6. Skout Organic Snack Bars
While most snack bars contain wheat, Skout Organic promises to keep your child nourished with less than seven ingredients (excluding wheat) in each pre-packaged bar. With delicious flavors like French Toast, Raspberry Rush, and Cinnamon Snickerdoodle–Skout Organic has your morning or afternoon snack covered. Buy on Amazon .
Free from wheat
Want to learn more about food allergies and the surprising connection to gut health? Listen to our interview with Dr. Elisa Song on our podcast, Raising Healthy Families with Moms Meet and KIWI. Listen now . Looking for more allergy-friendly snacks, head to Moms Meet to discover new products.
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