Food is a huge part of your family’s life. You make it a point to set aside time each night, regardless of everyone’s schedule, to share dinner together and catch up on the day. But if you have a child who deals with eczema, things may be a little bit different in terms of what you can prepare. Contrary to popular belief, foods are not a direct cause of atopic dermatitis. Skin experts confirm, however, that some food allergies can make symptoms worse. Children with eczema tend to be allergic to dairy products, nuts, and shellfish, to name a few. That said, let’s not focus on what your son or daughter can’t eat. Instead, let’s look at what they can eat! Here are some of our favorite eczema-friendly recipes from Pinterest:
Baked Sole Fillet - This recipe is perfect for the mom or dad on the go. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil and melted butter with a dash of seasoned salt. Feel free to mix in shallots, garlic, and capers. Then mix spices together in another small bowl and spice fish fillets on both sides. Place the fish on lightly oiled baking pan or dish and cover them with the mixture you just prepared. For added flavor, arrange green onion halves on top of the fish. Bake 375 degrees for about 15 minutes. Your dinner is ready to eat once removed from the oven!
True Texas Brisket - Nothing beats some good, old-fashioned Texas barbecue for dinner. In addition to beef brisket, you will also need some kosher salt, cracked black pepper, and Virgil’s Dry Rub. First, mix the salt and pepper and sprinkle evenly over the beef. Then follow with a coating of the dry rub. The brisket should be tightly enclosed in a container and refrigerated overnight. When you’re ready to grill, load it up with applewood mixed with oak or hickory. Place the brisket to the side of the heat source and cook for about 14 hours (trust us, it will be well worth the time!). The brisket is good to go once the meat thermometer reads 185 degrees. Lastly, remove the brisket and let it rest for 45 minutes. Then cut into thin slices and enjoy!
Zucchini Noodles - Some folks are a bit reluctant to try this dish. But we’re certain you will be glad you did. To start, you will need to make zucchini noodles using a spiralizer or mandoline. Then transfer the noodles into a large bowl and set aside. It’s time to saute the chicken at this point. Feel free to add a bit of cumin, salt and ground black pepper for flavor. Now you’re ready to cook the zucchini noodles. Simply saute for a minute or two, remove from heat, and put in the previously cooked chicken, as well as remaining salt, jalapenos, lime juice, and cilantro.
Paleo Sweet Potato Chili - Get ready to indulge yourself in a bowl of chili that’s spicy and full of beef. While this dish may be grain-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free, it’s certainly thick, rich, and delicious. The first step is to brown hamburger, onions, and garlic in a large saucepan. After you drain the fat, get started adding the remaining ingredients. Expect a cook time of about a half hour or until the carrots and sweet potatoes are cooked fully. Discard the bay leaves and serve! This potato chili makes the perfect dinner during fall and winter.
Baked Almond Joy Donuts - If your child loves Almond Joy bars, then this is a must-try recipe. The recipe requires 11 ingredients, but don’t let that fool you. These donuts are super easy to make and don’t take long to prepare. You and the rest of your family will find that the coconut flavor gives these donuts an impeccable Almond Joy taste. Best of all, these donuts are healthy enough to serve for breakfast.
Paleo & Gluten-Free Tortillas - These are great for lunchtime or after-school wraps. You will need two eggs whisked, one cup of coconut milk, one tablespoon of olive oil, ¾ cup of tapioca flour, three tablespoons of coconut flour and ¼ teaspoon of sea salt. The tortillas don’t have to be eaten in one sitting, either. Simply keep them in an airtight container and rest assured they will hold up in the fridge.
Flourless Brownies - Ready to satisfy your family’s sweet tooth? Though prepared with shredded zucchini, these brownies don’t taste like vegetables by any means. In addition to shredded zucchini, you will also need one cup of almond butter, 1 ½ cups of dark chocolate chips, one egg, ⅓ cup of raw honey, ¼ cup of applesauce, two teaspoons of vanilla extract, three tablespoons of cocoa powder and one teaspoon of baking powder. The brownie prep is quick and easy. Combine all the ingredients and pour the mixture into a baking pan. Then place in the oven and bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Wait until the brownies are cool and dig in!
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