Thursday, May 29, 2014

Peanut Tree-Nut Aware Asian Food!

Do you love Asian food, but have a peanut/tree-nut allergic child?  If so, then you too may be sorely missing your favorite Asian restaurant.

Well, I have great news for you! If are missing your favorite dish because of being worried about taking the family to Asian restaurants due to the risk of peanut/tree-nut cross contamination, then you are in for a treat!

There is a blog called the Nut Free Wok that will give you the recipes, tips, and Asian grocery buying know how that you need to bring your favorite Asian dishes to your table, safe, and food allergy friendly!

The author of  Nut Free Wok  Sharon Wong is an amazing cook, and she shares her printable Asian recipes and tips in an easy and family friendly fashion. Not only does she share her fantastic food allergy friendly recipes and tips, she also shares her journey as a food allergy advocate and mother of two. She shares links and tips for food allergy safety, inclusion, and day to day living with food allergies.

My current favorite recipes are the mouth watering Chicken Pineapple Fried Rice Recipeand the fresh and delicious Pea Shoots with Garlic and Ginger Recipe . The recipes are easy to print and follow. Check them out! 

Need help making steamed rice to go along with your dishes? Sharon has tips for making the perfect rice too! 

If you are like me and have no clue where to start when planning an Asian dish for dinner, then Nut Free Wok is perfect for you. It will walk you through everything you need to do from grocery shopping to making side dishes and desserts! Yummy made easy! 

Sharon Wong is working tirelessly for the safety of the children of California, and is a key player in getting the state's stock epinephrine law updated so that all children can have access to life saving epinephrine at school, and school staff will be trained to know the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis.  To learn more about the bill, visit California Advocates for Food Allergies which she co-founded.