Just looking for a bit of advice on substitutions, foods to try and resources. By way of background, we had a food sensitivity screening done by our naturopath as DS has a chronic inflammed lymphnoid. The foods that came back as "sensitivities" where essentially cows dairy, egg whites, peanuts,citrus fruit and to a lesser extent wheat.
I am not worried about getting diary and eggs out of his diet in the sense that at least I make the majority of our food at home from scratch so I already have good control over what goes into DS's body. I am more wondering about what to use "instead" and any recipes would be appreciated. For example, muffins, pancakes, etc. that call for eggs. What to use instead? And I've used coconut milk in place of cows milk in some recipes (such as oatmeal muffins), but for a cows milk sub that doesn't have strong flavors to cook or bake with, what do you suggest? (For example, macaronni and cheese?? Or home made brocolli cheddar soup? that kind of thing.)
For dairy, what is he more likely to accept and from a nutritional perspective, what is better? Goats milk, almond milk, rice milk? He doesn't drink a ton of cows milk now, he still prefers mamma milk, but he does love yogurt, cheese, and (LOVES) ice cream. Do you all suggest soy substitutes or what? I don't really want to fill him with soy...
I bake our bread. What grain is a good sub for wheat for someone who is not an "experienced" baker? Also, just for baking in general such as muffins and quick breads or biscuits, etc. What do you suggest?
Any good cook books or other information such as blogs, websites, etc. that might be of help?
I know that tons of families are wheat, egg and dairy free so I'm not really worried, it's just new to me and I so appreciate the wisdom of all the mammas here.
Thanks for your help and guidance.