Egg Free Diet Rules
When Cooking From Scratch
Are you starting an egg free diet because of a recent diagnosis
of an egg allergy?
Once you learn to start actually reading ingredient labels, it is obvious eggs are in many of the processed foods commonly purchased in a supermarket. Breads, cakes, puddings and almost all pasta products have eggs as an ingredient. Therefore it is necessary you now learn what are some suitable egg replacers that can be used in your new egg free diet.
Egg Free Food
Many foods that are not pre-cooked, pre-packaged or processed do not use eggs as an ingredient. So with a few dietary changes and learning how to cook most of your foods from scratch
, often it is not difficult to conform to an egg free diet
. Follow the chart below to check for some common foods you may have with no restrictions.
|Type Of Food||Safe Foods|
|Sweeteners||All sweeteners are safe|
|Spices||All pure spices and seasonings are safe|
|Fats and Oils||Butter, cream and sour cream, margarine and vegetable shortening, pure vegetable oil, lard,meat drippings|
|Nuts and Seeds||All plain only nuts and seeds|
|Legumes||All plain legumes, tofu or peanut butter. Check label on any purchased product.|
|Meat, Poultry and Fish||All pure fresh, frozen and canned meats, poultry or fish|
|Fruits||All 100% fruit juices and fresh fruits|
|Vegetables||All pure vegetables and 100% juices|
|Breads and Cereals||Any egg free product purchased, Cream of Wheat, Cream of Rice, Plain Oatmeal, Soda Crackers,French or Italian Bread |
|Milk/Milk Products||Skim, 1%, 2%, or whole milk,cream, sour cream, yogurt, buttermilk, cheese|
When an egg is called for in a recipe, the market currently has egg substitutes available to replace the use of that egg.
Check the ingredient label carefully though. Many boxed varieties do contain egg whites.
Many other suggestions are available too depending on the type of finished product which is desired.
Some common substitutions can be tofu, mashed potatoes, tomato paste, canned pumpkin, applesauce etc.. The perfect substitution is reliant on the type of outcome you are trying to achieve, whether the egg is being used as a binder, for foam (top of many alcoholic drinks), in baked goods etc..
So by learning to read an ingredient label to maintain any avoidance of any of egg's proteins, an egg free diet can be obtained for your own health and safety.
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