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05/26/2016
Your child’s birthday is a fun and exciting day for the whole family! There are many things to consider when planning a celebration for your Little One, whether you’re having a small family party or a huge birthday bash. And planning can be a little more challenging when food allergies are involved; but we are here to help with a fun roundup of some of our community’s best birthday cake recipes and ideas!...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
When traveling with Neocate, there is always a lot to consider when planning a trip. Where will you go, how will you get there, who will join you in your adventure? Traveling with a food allergy adds yet another caveat to the plan. What will you eat and how much Neocate will you need to bring? Some parents wonder about the best way to bring and travel with Neocate. Some become concerned...
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...
01/26/2017
...“Can I eat this?” At holidays, parties and family and school events, parents will eventually hear “Can I eat this?” from their child with food allergies. Hopefully, you have taught your child to always ask before taking a bite! You may not have had time to fully investigate the requested food, which requires not just reading the label, but may require calling the manufacturer of the prepared food. Consulting websites such as www.foodallergy.org or...
05/03/2012
Birthday cakes are so much more than just the ingredients that go into them. They are symbolic of accomplishment, celebration and childhood in general. Each birthday cake is a milestone for another celebrated year of life. Every parent feels an instinctive need to provide their child with a birthday cake. When your child has a food allergy or other condition limiting the food that they can eat, a typical birthday cake may not...
12/10/2014
With the change in weather, maybe you’re looking for some good recipes for cool weather, like me. Here are some great recipes that are food allergy-friendly and ideal for colder weather. As always, make sure these recipes are a fit based on your food allergens. After being outside Is there anything better than coming back into a warm house after building a snowman, skiing, sledding, ice-skating or just being out in the cold?...
11/17/2015
“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the meaning of this 34 letter word, made popular in Disney’s Mary Poppins, means extraordinarily good, and wonderful. Whether it’s low-key or action-packed, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend provides the perfect opportunity to relax, connect and have some food allergy free family fun. Take a look at the following ideas for Thanksgiving, and see if you can make Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious your Thanksgiving weekend word! 1. If the weather...
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...
   
 
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