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Peanut-Free, Milk-Free Chocolate Buckeye Candy

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Allergy-Friendly Buckeyes: Peanut-Free, Milk-Free, Egg-Free, Soy-Free, Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Original "Buckeyes" are peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. This version can be made free of the top 8 allergens.  If you need...
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How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Bunnies

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Easter is coming! It’s time to decide what the Easter Bunny will bring your little ones! Of course, we all know that as parents of children with food allergies, this is no easy feat, what with all the allergen warnings on those darn bunnies. Depending on the allergies you manage, it can be next to impossible to find safe chocolate at your local store. There are plenty of wonderful companies that sell allergy-friendly chocolate online. When you spend your money there, you are supporting some...
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Dark Chocolate Products Containing Milk Are Being Recalled

KFA Food Alerts ·
Dark Chocolate Products produced by GKI Foods were distributed in several states and they reached consumers through distributors and retail stores. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Dark Chocolate Products containing the milk allergen were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the milk allergen.
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New Food Finds: Chocolate Treats Coming in 2017

KFA Food Bloggers ·
KFA sent a team to check out all the #NewFoodFinds revealed at the 2017 Natural Products Expo West. Here are all the chocolate treats we found.
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Milk Allergy Alert - Amaretto Rainier 7.5 o.z. Chocolate Cherries Pouches

KFA Food Alerts ·
Chukar Cherries Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in 7.5 Oz Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries Pouches For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 Contact Consumers 509-786-2055 Announcement Chukar Cherries of Prosser, WA is recalling 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The 7.5oz amaretto...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Theo Chocolate 3oz Sea Salt 70% Dark Chocolate Bars

KFA Food Alerts ·
Theo Chocolate Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in 3oz Sea Salt 70% Dark Chocolate Bars For Immediate Release March 28, 2019 Contact Consumers Theo Chocolate, Inc. Questions@TheoChocolate.com 866-800-2920 Announcement Theo Chocolate of Seattle, WA is voluntarily recalling 3oz Sea Salt 70% Dark Chocolate bars (UPC 8 74492 00325 8) because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Linden Cookies in Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies and 3 Pack Chocolate Chip Cookies

KFA Food Alerts ·
Linden Cookies Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies and 3 Pack Chocolate Chip Cookies For Immediate Release December 13, 2016 Contact Consumers Lindens 845-268-5050 Announcement Linden Cookies, Inc. in Congers New York is recalling fully baked Linden’s Chocolate Chip Cookies because they contain undeclared milk . People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The Linden’s...
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Milk Allergy Alert - First Source Dark Chocolate Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
First Source Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Several Dark Chocolate Products Received from our Supplier GKI Foods LLC For Immediate Release Contact Consumers First Source 1-716-389-0200 Media Joe Margarucci 716-389-0264 Announcement First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling various packaged goods, as well as Products sold in grocery store bulk bins. All these products contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious...
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Allergy-Friendly Easter Cupcakes in 4 Easy Steps

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Cupcakes make a quick and tasty dessert on any occasion. Cupcakes are individual portions and don't require plates and forks. And they are much easier to bake and decorate than a whole cake! Step up your dessert game with these easy ideas. 1. Bake Allergy-friendly cake recipes, especially recipes that are free of eggs or wheat, tend to be more crumbly and work better in smaller sizes. What might be a crumbly cake is perfect as a cupcake! Any cake recipe can be made into cupcakes. Reduce the...
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How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
How to Make Chocolate Easter Candy  by Laura Giletti         The fun thing about making chocolate and molding it is that you can adapt the same skill for any holiday, as long as you have the molds.  Some molds allow you...
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Re: Peanut-Free, Milk-Free Chocolate Buckeye Candy

blinknwink ·
This looks good! Thanks for posting, I'm excited to try it out!
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deeva88 ·
these look awesome and easy for the kids to help with. Thanks for sharing. we just made the sunbutter chocolate fudge last night and that is also great. has anyone tried a coacoa bar from the grocery store? I just got one that lists the ingredients as: 100% chocolate and that's it. I also need to stay clear of corn, wheat, soy, dairy, nuts & eggs..wondering if anyone has had any luck using a bar marked 100% chocolate.
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HealthyMama ·
These look great! How long do they stay "fresh" in the fridge and do they freeze well?
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BetsyLippolis ·
I have made my own bars and shaped lollipops using the enjoy life chips.
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cheymom ·
HealthyMama - I make them and put them in the freezer prior to dipping in chocolate. I flash freeze them and put in ziploc bags, then pull them out and dip in chocolate. They are much easier to dip in chocolate if they are frozen first. I usually keep a large ziploc bag in my freezer for DS to take to bday parties. He prefers these to cupcakes.
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cheymom ·
BetsyLippolis! We are glad you found us! What allergens are you avoiding?
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Re: Peanut-Free, Milk-Free Chocolate Buckeye Candy

Starkled ·
Hi Denise! I've never seen a chocolate bar that didn't have other ingredients such as sugar, cocoa butter and emulsifiers--what brand is it if you don't mind sharing? I've had some 100% chocolate, but it was basically just a brick of pressed cocoa powder and wouldn't have been suitable for using in a recipe like this one. Without those other ingredients I can't imagine it would melt very well. The other consideration would be to make sure you had contacted the manufacturer of the chocolate...
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

HLBK ·
My daughter and I are definitely going to do this!!!! It will be so much fun!!!
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Paolabea ·
Hi! This is great! But I tried it last year with Enjoy Life mini chips and the chocolate didn't seem to stay hard when taken out of the fridge. Did you use Enjoy Life chips? Did you put anything else while melting it? Thanks!!!
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cheymom ·
Paolabea! We are glad you found us! I have found that the chocolate is rather soft. I usually keep them in the fridge. You can try posting on our Food & Cooking forum for further assistance. Someone may have a trick to help: http://community.kidswithfooda...rum/food_and_cooking
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

momof2girls ·
I wonder if the halves are meant to be filled and put together whole?? That would be fun if it worked!
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

cheymom ·
Welcome momof2girls! It is possible to make the eggs stuffed with a filling. Laura showed us how to make plain, solid chocolate eggs. You could take a pastry brush and brush a layer of chocolate into the mold. Make a filling (I prefer Sunbutter) and put in the middle. Cover with more chocolate. Yum! Similar to the Mock Buckeye recipe found here: http://www.kidswithfoodallergi..._buckeyes_recipe.php For more ideas, please post in our Food & Cooking forums. We can help brainstorm safe and...
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

Momma2Joey ·
I've been doing this for every holiday for years now. the silicone molds are awesome because the chocolate comes out with a nice shiny coating. I usually make a mock peanutbutter cup filling using margarine, graham crackers, powdered sugar and sunbutter and fill the chocolates. They are so delicious! I actually made a big sunbutter cup bunny the past couple years for Easter. Bought the mold online, super cute and pretty easy.
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yellow_daisy ·
Originally Posted by Momma2Joey: I've been doing this for every holiday for years now. the silicone molds are awesome because the chocolate comes out with a nice shiny coating. I usually make a mock peanutbutter cup filling using margarine, graham crackers, powdered sugar and sunbutter and fill the chocolates. They are so delicious! I actually made a big sunbutter cup bunny the past couple years for Easter. Bought the mold online, super cute and pretty easy. Can you share the ingredient...
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Kathy P ·
Here is one filling possibility - Buckeye candies This one does not use graham crackers. Here is another one that does - Mock PB cups
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yellow_daisy ·
Thanks Kathy P!
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

elapsmom ·
I have never tried the Enjoy Life brand, but I have made dairy, soy, nut-free molded chocolates many times using chips from Chocolate Emporium. The problem I experience is that the molded chocolates looks wonderful at first, but they develop a 'bloom' (the whitish coating mentioned in the original post) very quickly, even when stored at just room temperature. In fact, I can only make the chocolates a day or two ahead because of this discoloration. Do any of you know a way I could prevent...
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Starkled ·
I've only used Enjoy Life chocolates to make molded chocolates, so I have nothing else to compare to, but I've had some times where my chocolates developed quite a bloom and other times that they didn't. I think the difference was how I handled the chocolate--if I was a bit more gentle with it (heating it more gradually, heating the bare minimum necessary, no rapid temperature changes, etc.) it seemed like the bloom wasn't as noticeable. If I remember correctly, the bloom is just the cocoa...
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

Kathy P ·
Definitely how you handle the chocolate ages a difference. You want warm it slowly and only til it all melts. I've taken chocolate out temper by handling it badly. Then it won't set up right and the texture gets grainy and it really blooms! I used one of the Wilson warming pots working with a friend once and I didn't like it. It was definitely too hot for the chocolate I had. I did much better slowly warming in the microwave 30 sec at a time on half power. Stir in between. And at the end,...
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs Candy

HollyRN ·
Here is a link to an option with a cream filling (egg free & dairy free options as well): http://www.primallyinspired.co...ry-eggs-paleo-vegan/
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Re: How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Monica L Kern ·
Wow KFA, Wonderful work, it looks yum. I really loved this. My kids would love to make these. Last week, bought some organic dark chocolates on Sarah’s birthday. Next time would love cooking out this at home.
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2ndGenAllergyMom ·
And I only saw this comment now, I need to subscribe to my own blog posts. I hope you enjoyed making your own chocolates Monica, if you made them!
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Celebrate Valentine's Day With L-O-V-E

Kids With Food Allergies ·
As a child growing up with food allergies, Halloween and Valentine’s Day were two days of the year that I would really notice that I was different. Valentine’s Day is a holiday focused on sweets and candies that show your love for others, but for me, these sweets and candies are filled with ingredients that can send me to the hospital. So how can we make this holiday something special, but also safe for those with food allergies? I am thankful to have people in my life that have always gone...
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2ndGenAllergyMom ·
Hi Amy, I would probably make them a week or two before Easter--more like two if you think you might need to melt a few down and try again. But make sure you plan enough time that your kiddo will be unable to stumble upon you in the kitchen. The younger they are (the bunnies, not your child), the less likely they are to bloom if you overheated your chocolate, so no need to start now unless you want to make a lot or eat all the evidence But you can go to your local hobby store or cake/candy...
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Amy DiElsi ·
How soon in advance of Easter do you recommend making these? Thanks so much for the instructions. Can't wait to try it our for my 3 yr-old. He told me he can't wait to see what bunny comes for Easter when we passed the chocolate bunnies in the supermarket. So the pressure is on for me to deliver.
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Kathy P ·
I've made filled chocolates before. It's best with a deeper mold like an egg. What you do is fill the mold with melted chocolate and let it sit for a minute. Then pour out the unset chocolate. This will leave a "shell" of chocolate in the mold. Add your filling (I'd use the nut butter, powdered sugar mixture from something like Buckeyes http://www.kidswithfoodallergi...name=Mock%20Buckeyes ). Don't add too much filling. Tap the mold gently to settle things. Then cover with melted chocolate.
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2ndGenAllergyMom ·
Hi @makadela ! I hope you have fun with this! I was going to suggest making a hollow bunny as per instructions above, poking a hole in the bottom to pipe in a filling, and then covering the hole with more melted chocolate. @Kathy P 's idea will probably work better, but this might work for sophisticated shapes. We'd love to hear how it works, and see what you create! Don't forget you can add pictures in the comments!
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makadela ·
Cool! My chocolate coins started melting when the boys handled them (prob b/c i added coconut oil). Will follow these melting instructions instead! Any idea on how to make a stuffed bunny? My boys love Sneaky Chef No Nut Butter - would like to fill their bunny w/ that. Thanks.
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Jen ·
@Amy DiElsi What did you end up making for Easter?
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Re: free2b Sun Cups Minis in Dark Chocolate or Rice Chocolate

sdall1 ·
We’ve been purchasing this and other free2be foods since 2018 when the company first hit the market! We love them all. I’ve purchased these several time and since my son is away at college, it’s a perfect treat to put in his care packages and “just because” surprise packages. We love them — even for those of us in our family that are not food allergic!!!
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Re: free2b Sun Cups Minis in Dark Chocolate or Rice Chocolate

sdall1 ·
I’ve purchased them directly from the company. I signed up for their emails and sometimes they have 20, 30 or 40 % off on products. Good luck!!
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Re: free2b Sun Cups Minis in Dark Chocolate or Rice Chocolate

sdall1 ·
Yes. Stop and Shop in our area is listed as carrying them. It’s more cost effective going through company or even Amazon.
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Momofthree ·
Check out their website: free2bfoods . They have a store locator.
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LittleMansMom7 ·
Any ide where these are sold?
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Re: Trader Joe's Sunflower Seed Butter Cups

Momofthree ·
Paula, if there was any dairy in them, they would have to label it. You can always call the manufacturer and talk with them.
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Paula Tarpley (Lucy) ·
I wonder if this is free of all dairy? My daughter can’t have any dairy
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Dinamet7 ·
I like these posts - would love it if you could add facility/manufacturing information (if contacted) to share what their labeling policy, or processing info is too.
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