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Okay... Gluten is not an issue for me but it is for my daughter. We also have food allergies. Can't have soy, dairy or eggs among other things. I've been having an upset stomach due to some different medical problems I have and decided to buy some cans of chicken and rice soup thinking this would be good for me. I already knew there was something in Campbell's that was wrong. Turns out it is not only wheat but milk and soy. All of the others I found had something like wheat, milk, cream or butter. Would be nice if I could find one both of us could eat.

I do know of Shelton's. I have some of that. Two problems with that. It's wild rice, and I need to be on a low fiber diet so wild rice is out. And there's very little broth in it. I do like it. Just need something else for the moment. And yeah, I know it's easy enough to make my own soup but I sure would like something in a can or pouch for those days when I'm feeling too sick to cook anything.

Does anyone know of any chicken and rice soups that don't contain dairy, eggs, wheat or soy? I was looking at ED soups online but they don't list the ingredients. I know they taste good. But I also remember having to get rid of some when we were first diagnosed with the allergies.

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I am very sensitive and I haven't found any canned soups that fit your requirements.

I keep Pacific chicken broth in the house - they make individual sized containers along with the big ones. For chicken and rice soup I usually just use the chicken broth and make some instant rice and put it in. It isn't as easy as just opening a can but it isn't that much more work.

Another option is the Thai Kitchen "ramen" noodles type of soup. It comes in those little bags and you just heat up the noodles and add the powdered packet. I don't know if those have other allergens, but they are gluten-free. Not exactly chicken & rice but it is rice pasta, so it is close.

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Making chicken rice soup is very easy, and you can make a large batch and freeze leftovers for another day(s).

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I am very sensitive and I haven't found any canned soups that fit your requirements.

I keep Pacific chicken broth in the house - they make individual sized containers along with the big ones. For chicken and rice soup I usually just use the chicken broth and make some instant rice and put it in. It isn't as easy as just opening a can but it isn't that much more work.

Another option is the Thai Kitchen "ramen" noodles type of soup. It comes in those little bags and you just heat up the noodles and add the powdered packet. I don't know if those have other allergens, but they are gluten-free. Not exactly chicken & rice but it is rice pasta, so it is close.

I didn't realize the ramen noodles were gluten free! Of course we can't have soy so it's likely there is soy in those. But I will look at them. Thanks!

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Making chicken rice soup is very easy, and you can make a large batch and freeze leftovers for another day(s).

No room in the freezer. There are three of us here. Daughter had her own little fridge with a very small freezer. Husband has no food issues and most of what's in the freezer is for him. He insists on tons of ice cream.

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I eat Progresso chicken and rice soup. I know it's wheat free, but I don't know about the rest. You can check out their website.

Nah. They put soy protein in it. Why? I don't know. Soy is in everything. :angry:

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I didn't realize the ramen noodles were gluten free! Of course we can't have soy so it's likely there is soy in those. But I will look at them. Thanks!

Just want to make sure you understand it is the Thai Kitchen ones that are gluten-free, not the actual Ramen brand. Thai Kitchen labels their stuff gluten-free, so you don't have to guess or wonder. I have a bunch of them and there is soy in most of them, but they come with the noodles, a spice packet and an oil packet. The oil is soybean oil and some of them looked like that was the only soy in them. I never use the oil packet anyway, so it might work, unless you are as sensitive to soy as I am to gluten and you wouldn't want anything that has even come near soy. Some of them had milk and some were manufactured around peanuts, but you might be able to find one.

They also make microwavable noodle dishes in plastic trays so you could bring them to work or school. They will say gluten-free on them if they are, and most seem to be. You might check those out if you really aren't feeling well and need some quick food options. Again, the oil packet is separate and it doesn't really affect the taste if you don't use it.

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No room in the freezer. There are three of us here. Daughter had her own little fridge with a very small freezer. Husband has no food issues and most of what's in the freezer is for him. He insists on tons of ice cream.

No problem then he can just make the soup for you fresh as you want it?

But why does he need so much frozen food? Doesn't he cook from scratch?

If the answer to these is he doesn't cook then I suggest he starts.... you need to eat and if having a few soups around is going to help why fill the freezer with stuff you can pop out to an all night store and buy anytime?

Sorry if that sounds tough but you should think about your health before ice cream IMHO...

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Funny someone should mention "Thai Kitchen" as I bought the rice noodle bowl variety the other day for the first time and really enjoyed it. I even went out and got some chopsticks so I could completely enjoy the Asian experience. Also in the same section was another brand called "Simply Asia" which is another rice noodle bowl dish. Both brands are clearly marked at the bottom of the ingredients list as being "gluten free". There are also non-gluten free varieties so make sure you check the list. Both of the brands I have do contain soy and there are notices about peanuts being processed in the same facility. Whenever someone mentions a problem with soy I wonder if it is soybeans and/or soy milk that causes their issues or if they react to soy sauce. The reason I mention this is a lot of soy sauce has wheat in it and for some this may be the problem instead of the soy portion. Anyway I think these dishes are a nice change for lunch and while I was out the other day I also bought some plain rice noodles which we had with some sesame chicken made from scratch the other night. The plain rice noodles were purchased at an asian market and were really cheap when you consider how expensive the gluten free pasta substitutes are.

Tom

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My husband practically lived off those Thai Kitchen plastic dish noodles for the first month he was diagnosed. He was able to take them to work, and have something for last minute lunches/snacks/etc. Of course, he is burned out now, but it gave us time to figure out other foods!

I hadn't seen the "Ramen" version of those - what store did you buy them from? I have Jewel, Ultra, Food for Less, Dominicks, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Meijer, um, probably lots more! :)

Beth

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Just want to make sure you understand it is the Thai Kitchen ones that are gluten-free, not the actual Ramen brand. Thai Kitchen labels their stuff gluten-free, so you don't have to guess or wonder. I have a bunch of them and there is soy in most of them, but they come with the noodles, a spice packet and an oil packet. The oil is soybean oil and some of them looked like that was the only soy in them. I never use the oil packet anyway, so it might work, unless you are as sensitive to soy as I am to gluten and you wouldn't want anything that has even come near soy. Some of them had milk and some were manufactured around peanuts, but you might be able to find one.

They also make microwavable noodle dishes in plastic trays so you could bring them to work or school. They will say gluten-free on them if they are, and most seem to be. You might check those out if you really aren't feeling well and need some quick food options. Again, the oil packet is separate and it doesn't really affect the taste if you don't use it.

The only ones I found said they had soy in them and I can't have it because it messes with my thyroid. I also can't take the chance of eating anything that is manufactured around milk or eggs because I'm extremely allergic.

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Funny someone should mention "Thai Kitchen" as I bought the rice noodle bowl variety the other day for the first time and really enjoyed it. I even went out and got some chopsticks so I could completely enjoy the Asian experience. Also in the same section was another brand called "Simply Asia" which is another rice noodle bowl dish. Both brands are clearly marked at the bottom of the ingredients list as being "gluten free". There are also non-gluten free varieties so make sure you check the list. Both of the brands I have do contain soy and there are notices about peanuts being processed in the same facility. Whenever someone mentions a problem with soy I wonder if it is soybeans and/or soy milk that causes their issues or if they react to soy sauce. The reason I mention this is a lot of soy sauce has wheat in it and for some this may be the problem instead of the soy portion. Anyway I think these dishes are a nice change for lunch and while I was out the other day I also bought some plain rice noodles which we had with some sesame chicken made from scratch the other night. The plain rice noodles were purchased at an asian market and were really cheap when you consider how expensive the gluten free pasta substitutes are.

Tom

My daughter has a soy allergy and it's soy in any form that causes her problems. Just yesterday she was cranky and out of sorts and had a very runny nose. She was also super hyper and could not pay attention to anything. My mom commented on it. Sure enough I had accidentally given her soy in torm of oil in some hummus. I bought the wrong brand. We know that hers is an allergy because she was tested.

I am not allergic to soy but I did have a thyroid problem. Once I stopped soy in all forms, the thyroid problem went away. I don't worry if I accidentally ingest it once in a while because it won't make me sick. But I do want to try to avoid it so I don't go through the thyroid hell once again. I also have diabetes and some other medical problems and when my thyroid is out of whack it messes with my other problems as well.

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The only ones I found said they had soy in them and I can't have it because it messes with my thyroid. I also can't take the chance of eating anything that is manufactured around milk or eggs because I'm extremely allergic.

You sure have a tough diet! I'm sure you have learned to live with things, but there probably aren't many convenience foods that you can have.

I checked my stash of Thai Kitchen Instant Rice Noodle Soup. I found one with no soy, but it has milk. I did find one that might work, Lemongrass & Chili. It is manufactured around nuts and the seasoning packet doesn't look like it has anything bad in it. The oil packet does contain soy, so you may not be able to use it for your daughter, but if you are not allergic to soy but just can't tolerate it, I don't know if you will eat things that have come in contact with soy but don't contain it.

Hope that works for you.

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You sure have a tough diet! I'm sure you have learned to live with things, but there probably aren't many convenience foods that you can have.

I checked my stash of Thai Kitchen Instant Rice Noodle Soup. I found one with no soy, but it has milk. I did find one that might work, Lemongrass & Chili. It is manufactured around nuts and the seasoning packet doesn't look like it has anything bad in it. The oil packet does contain soy, so you may not be able to use it for your daughter, but if you are not allergic to soy but just can't tolerate it, I don't know if you will eat things that have come in contact with soy but don't contain it.

Hope that works for you.

I did see that one but figured it would be too spicy for me. Alas my stomach seems to be very delicate and all sorts of things make me ill. The plain chicken and rice combo is one I can handle. That's why I was looking for a pre-made soup but I don't think I'm going to find one.

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