Posts Tagged ‘soy-free’

Ooh num num. That’s less than eloquent, but it’s how I feel right now as I eat Parma! out of the jar with a spoon. The exclamation mark, in case you think I’m overly excited, is part of the brand name.

What is Parma!? It’s not what comes back to bite you when you’ve been a jerk to plumbers from Pittsburgh. It’s a topping, like Parmesan cheese, but it’s vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and candida-free. (more…)

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When you are diagnosed with celiac disease, you give up normal soy sauce because it contains wheat. When you learn you have a sensitivity to soy, you give up gluten-free soy sauce. So what’s left that’s like soy sauce?

For me, that question went unanswered until last week when I discovered Coconut Aminos: http://www.coconutsecret.com/aminos2.html. It’s been five to ten years since I’ve had anything like soy sauce, and it’s good to be back! (more…)

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For people with multiple food allergies, finding new convenience foods is exciting (and sometimes fattening since we eat a lot of natural foods instead).

Common ready-made snacks and condiments like a chocolate bar, mayonnaise, canned soup, or frozen meals don’t exist in some food allergy sufferers’ worlds.

Many allergen-free products still contain just that one little ingredient that make them off limits, like cane sugar, soy, milk, or egg. This is why many dairy alternatives, sauces, snack foods, and candy are taboo. (more…)

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