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November 29, 2005

Food Allergy Holiday Cookbook Available

Helping Children of All Ages Enjoy Delicious,Allergy-Free Holiday Treats!

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) has launched its Food Allergy News Holiday Cookbook to ensure that children of all ages with food allergies and their families can enjoy a delicious and allergy-free holiday season.

Stuffed with more than 150 tempting recipes, the cookbook features popular holiday recipes for special occasions throughout the year, made without common allergens that cause 90 percent of allergic reactions to foods. "The holidays are very much about food and children!" said Anne Munoz-Furlong, FAAN founder and CEO. "We want families with food allergy considerations to have a holiday season filled with delicious things to eat just like everyone else. We hope that our cookbook will encourage families to cook and bake together, and that children with food allergies will discover that they too can have and share delicious holiday treats."

The Food Allergy News Holiday Cookbook includes traditional holiday favorites such as gingerbread cookies, holiday sugar cookies, raisin and spice cupcakes, Yule bars, taffy candy canes and of course, cookies for Santa. It encourages cooks to bring their children into the kitchen to help.

While all of the recipes in the cookbook are family friendly, there is a special section devoted to kid-friendly recipes that parents can use to cook with their children year-round. To assist cooks who are just entering the world of allergy-free cooking, the cookbook provides directions on how to read food labels. Holiday facts and cooking tips are also listed throughout the cookbook, and all recipes are marked to indicate which of the major food allergens are excluded.

The cookbook also offers recipes for foods that are popular to serve during other special times in the year, to include Super Bowl Sunday, Easter, Independence Day, Jewish holidays, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.

To order a copy of the Food Allergy News Holiday Cookbook, please call 1-800-929-4040 or visit Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network

Posted by David at November 29, 2005 9:52 AM