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10/24/2017
Halloween can be a challenging holiday for families with food allergies. Most Halloween candy options contain tree nuts, peanuts, milk, egg, soy or wheat – 6 of the most common allergens. Adding to the challenge of finding allergy-friendly treats is the complexities around food labels. At times, miniature or fun-size versions of candy items contain different ingredients than their full-size counterparts. Plus, some miniature candy items may not have labels! This makes it...
12/09/2010
Hosting or attending a Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for all of us but if your little one has food allergies, this day can be especially stressful. We’ve compiled a list of helpful resources to help you ensure a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving feast. Guides: Kids with Food Allergies Guide to Thanksgiving. A great guide for celebrating Thanksgiving at school, home or away from home. This guide provides allergy-friendly activities & crafts, recipe...
12/19/2014
New Years Eve has always been a time to look back to the past and more importantly, forward to the coming year. A new year is a good time to reflect on the changes we want or need and resolve to follow those changes. It’s the time of the year where we ponder upon the mistakes we have done and work towards not repeating them. We understand living with food allergies is not...
07/02/2014
The 4th of July is just a few days away! Nothing is more American than a barbecue on the fourth. Whether you’re planning to celebrate with a picnic at home with family, at a neighbor’s house, or with a large group, it’s important to take steps to protect little ones with food allergies. Here’s a collection of blogs that might help you as you prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July safely! Planning...
05/23/2013
Memorial Day is just a few days away and we’re sure many of you will either be hosting or attending family picnics. We love this time of year; being able to celebrate the brave men and women who have defended our country while enjoying the warmer climate with family and friends. Though Memorial Day will certainly offer a host of quality events we know that this can create some angst for parents of...
06/11/2015
Are you hosting a birthday party for your food-allergic little one, or maybe you’re expecting food-allergic guests? No need to reinvent the wheel! In this blog, you’ll find links to several blogs we’ve previously created which include a number of allergen-free party activities and recipes/snacks! Recipes We like some of these recipes so much that we’d even serve them to non-allergic guests. Nobody would know the difference! Allergen-Free Snack Ideas Here’s a delicious...
10/29/2014
We’ve heard loads of ideas from parents whose children with food allergies still want to go trick-or-treating for Halloween. With so many treats containing dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and wheat, it can be scary to face a full sack of candy at the end of the night. We really love the idea for the teal pumpkin project that FARE has rolled out this year! But we have another idea we wanted to...
10/26/2010
We shared our top 4 Tips for Celebrating Halloween Without a Food Allergy Scare. But with Halloween coming up this weekend we wanted to share a round-up of all the great “Halloween with Food Allergies” tips we’ve seen recently. Here is some more great advice from our favorite blogs and advocacy groups! Tips for a Food Allergy Safe Trick or Treating Kids With Food Allergies recommends pre-positioning safe candy at friends houses along...
   
 
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