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04/02/2015
Easter egg hunts put the fun into Easter Sunday and are a great way to engage kids in physical activity. We LOVE egg hunts! Here are great tips to plan your own allergy-friendly Easter egg hunt this weekend: A win-win-win trade in: Have the kids participating in the egg hunt exchange plastic eggs for prizes of their choice. Prizes can be anything! This way you don’t have to worry about food allergies, stuffing...
Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): Things I wish I knew Before Starting
09/13/2016
...manage this diet around the holidays. I tell the families I work with to pick an 8-week time frame when they know they will have the highest likelihood for success. Some families may choose to use medication until they start their diet while others want to jump in and think of a milk free and wheat free Thanksgiving as a good challenge. However you feel about the diet, pick a time to implement the diet...
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...
03/18/2008
During the Easter season, eggs and chocolate are everywhere! As a parent, you always want to create a fun holiday atmosphere for your child. However, when your child has a food allergy, Easter can be a tough time. Let’s face it, “Easter eggs” and chocolate bunnies are a big part of the celebration! But, with a little bit of creativity, your child can have as many memorable moments and traditions as any other...
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?...
12/02/2010
The holiday season has begun, it is time to start planning the gift giving. When you are getting a gift for someone with food allergies, holiday gifts can be complicated. Here are some really cool and useful gift ideas for those with food allergies (also included; what not to give!) Holiday Candy Ideas: (When buying candy, be sure you know the specific allergies of your gift recipient.) Yummi Earth Hard Candies – Yummi...
12/09/2010
Many parents of children with allergies worry about how to handle children going to parties for friends where food will be served. But what should you do when you’re the host and you’re worried about visitors with allergies? Every year I host a holiday party and share the same concerns. With friends who have allergies to wheat and tree nuts and vegetarian friends, what would Martha Stewart recommend? Know Your Guests When you...
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...
   
 
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