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The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book

Great Dairy, Egg, and Nut Free Treats for the Whole Family
By Kelly Rudnicki

Hook: A mom, blogger, and allergen-safe food advocate shares her delicious recipes and tips for baking great allergen-free treats for the whole family. The book contains recipes for every occasion, each so delicious and simple to make that you’ll never guess they are allergen-free.

With more children diagnosed with food allergies every year, parents are eager to find recipes that are both allergen-free and flavorful. Kelly Rudnicki was once one of those parents, and she’s created her own delicious baked recipes to help fill this gap. The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book contains recipes that are completely nut, egg, and dairyfree and that can stand up to their original versions. Children with food allergies no longer have to be excluded while their friends eat scrumptious baked goods. The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book features scores of both sweet and savory baking recipes, including:

  • Farmer’s Market Cherry Cake
  • Zucchini Bread
  • Chocolate-Chip Pancakes
  • French Puff Muffins
  • Cranberry-Orange Scones
  • Italian Focaccia Bread

“Is it possible to have too many options when feeding our families their very limited diets? I don’t think so. I salivate as I read [Kelly Rudnicki’s] cookbook full of goodies such as Apple House Cinnamon Doughnuts, Chocolate Chip Bars, and Lemon Granita. I especially appreciate that Kelly has included specific brands of ingredients and very detailed lists of substitutes.”
– Denise Bunning, founder, Mothers of Children Having Allergies (MOCHA)

Kelly Rudnicki is a former journalist and PR professional who now spreads awareness of allergen-free cooking and living. She is the mother of four children, the oldest of whom suffers from severe food allergies and originally inspired her to start allergen-free baking. She produces the blog “”

The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book
October 23, 2009, 978-1-57284-102-4, 7.25 x 9.25, 112 pp (4-color), Cooking & Wine, $19.95

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