5 Allergy-Free Recipes For Toddlers With Food Allergy

5 Allergy-Free Recipes For Toddlers With Food Allergy

19 May 2023 | 4 min Read

Manisha Pradhan

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In every parent’s journey, there are those unforgettable moments of joy when their little ones take their first steps, speak their first words, and eventually, explore the magical world of flavours. But for parents who have toddlers with food allergies, navigating this culinary journey can be difficult.

From school lunches to birthday parties, parents often find themselves in a continuous search for recipes that are not only safe for their toddlers to consume but also delicious and fun. 

But worry not! We have prepared a delightful guide to five kid-friendly, allergen-free recipes that your kids will absolutely love. Whether your child is allergic to nuts, dairy, gluten, or all of the above, these creative, simple, and tasty recipes are sure to be a hit. 

So put on your aprons, summon your inner chefs, and dive right into the world of allergy-friendly cooking for your toddlers with food allergies!

Allergy-Free Recipes For Toddlers With Food Allergy

Not only are they safe, but they’ll also introduce your kiddos to an exciting variety of flavours, colours, and textures. 

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Try dairy-free pancakes with gluten-free flour for toddlers with food allergies/ Image source: freepik

Amazing Allergy-Free Pancakes

Kick off your day with a delightful breakfast! These pancakes are free from dairy, eggs, and nuts.


  • 1 cup gluten-free flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dairy-free milk (oat, rice, or almond)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Stir in the dairy-free milk, oil, and vanilla extract until the batter is smooth.
  • Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat. Pour a scoop of batter onto the pan.
  • Cook until bubbles form on the top, then flip and cook until golden brown.

Serve warm with your favourite allergy-free syrup or fruit.

Awesome Allergy-Free Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? This homemade version is dairy, gluten, and nut-free!


  • Gluten-free pizza base
  • Dairy-free cheese
  • Tomato sauce
  • Your favourite allergy-friendly toppings (e.g., olives, bell peppers, mushrooms)


  • Preheat your oven as per the pizza base instructions.
  • Spread a layer of tomato sauce on the base.
  • Sprinkle a generous layer of dairy-free cheese.
  • Add your favourite toppings.

Bake as per the pizza base instructions or until the cheese melts and the crust is golden.

Enjoy your pizza party!

Sensational SunButter Sandwich

This is a nut-free alternative to toddlers’ favourite peanut butter sandwich. SunButter is made from sunflower seeds and is completely nut-free!


  • 2 slices of gluten-free bread
  • SunButter (sunflower seed butter)


  • Spread a layer of SunButter on one slice of bread.
  • Add some jam on the other slice if your toddler likes fruit jam.
  • Press the two slices together.

Serve as is or cut into fun shapes using a sandwich cutter.

Dairy-Free Smoothie Surprise

A colourful smoothie is a fun way to get kids to eat more fruits. It’s also a perfect refreshment on a hot day.


  • 1 cup dairy-free milk (oat, rice, almond)
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen berries of your choice


  • In a blender, combine the dairy-free milk, frozen banana, and frozen berries.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass or a fun, reusable bottle.

Serve chilled.

Incredible Ice Cream – Allergy-Free Style

Enjoy this tasty treat that’s free from dairy, gluten, and nuts!


  • 4 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
  • 2-4 tablespoons of dairy-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a blender or food processor, add the frozen bananas.
  • Blend until they start to look crumbly.
  • Add dairy-free milk and vanilla extract, then continue blending until smooth.
  • You can serve it immediately as a soft serve or freeze it for an hour for a more solid ice cream.

Top with allergy-friendly sprinkles or fresh fruits.

Always remember to double-check the ingredients and labels, as manufacturers’ formulations can change. Enjoy your kitchen adventures with these fun and delicious allergy-friendly recipes for toddlers with allergies!

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