Recipes and Tips for Kid-Friendly, Allergy-Free Lunches

After being diagnosed with celiac disease, Elizabeth Kaplan discovered that her kids had food allergies as well and founded her own gluten-free company. Here are her tips for mastering allergy-friendly school lunches. (8 Photos)

Elizabeth Kaplan on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:44AM

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Recipes and Tips for Kid-Friendly, Allergy-Free Lunches

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Easy Solutions for Allergen-Friendly Lunches

The beginning of the school year is a frenzied time for most moms and dads, but parents of children who have severe food allergies can feel extra challenged by the morning lunch prep routine. Easy options for allergen-friendy lunches seem limited.

But with a little advance planning you can provide healthy, tasty lunches that will keep your kids well-fed and make your mornings flow smoothly. Read on for my easy ideas to help overcome those mental blocks that we can face during those hectic, rush-around mornings. My tips are all geared towards the gluten-free and allergy-friendly lunchbox but anyone can add these healthy recipes and products to their lunch prep repertoire.

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