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You can follow a nut free diet if you’re allergic to nuts. In most cases, this means you can have some of your favorite nuts, like peanuts and cashews, but if you are allergic to tree nuts, you must follow a stricter nut free diet. This diet also restricts the consumption of certain types of seeds. Cashews are another common nut substitute. A nut free diet also allows you to have dairy and egg-free alternatives.

You can make a nut free diet easier by substituting seeds for nuts. Seeds come in many varieties and can be substituted for nuts in most recipes. Get tips for cooking with seeds from books like Not Chia or Flax: 5 Other Seeds You Should Include in Your Diet. You can try making Heirloom Carrot Pasta with Sunflower Cheese Sauce or a Pumpkin Hemp Pesto using seeds instead of nuts. Other seeds you can substitute for nuts include sesame and pumpkin seeds.

While many nuts have high amounts of triglycerides, there are many substitutes for nuts. Many vegan milks are made with nuts, such as coconut. If your child is allergic to nuts, coconut may be off-limits. Other dairy substitutes include oats, rice, and seeds. If you’re worried about cross-contamination, try buying shelf-stable snacks like Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies, which are made from organic ingredients.

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