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Many of you are parents of food allergy children, some of who are school-aged. Unfortunately, food allergies cannot be left at home. Food allergies follow us everywhere, including school. As always, we must be on our toes. As I always … Continue reading
…especially those that you can pick out of your own back yard! We are enjoying our first tomato harvest of the summer. I’m not sure that there is much better in culinary goodness than getting your food simply by stepping … Continue reading
I recently came across the book, Barrett’s Unusual Ice Cream Party, after seeing a solicitation for reviews on Amazon. Seeing as how it was a children’s book about food allergies and my AFW co-host, Janelle from Gluten Freely Frugal, was promoting the … Continue reading
What I wish I knew… ——————————————————————————————————————- The fact is that you are dependent upon a doctor for a food allergy diagnosis. However, do not allow a doctor to dismiss you when you have legitimate concerns and knowledge. Do your homework … Continue reading
I’ve had an infatuation with sweet potatoes as of late. On the Allergy-Free Wednesdays link up, I’ve featured a number of recipes that contain sweet potatoes, and in fact, I plan to again this week Now, I’m not talking about … Continue reading
Did you notice the spelling of Brussels Sprout in the title? I’ve always thought it was “brussel sprouts.” Nope, it’s “brussels” with an “s” and “sprout” singular when talking of a single head. Sorry, I get caught up in the … Continue reading
We’re linking up with Grace Laced Monday again this week. I hope you were able to find a little bit of grace in your everyday last week. You know and I know that in the humdrum and to-ing and fro-ing … Continue reading
Migraines and other headaches are another ailment that can be triggered by the foods we eat. In some cases, migraines can actually be associated with a food intolerance. In other instances, there are certain foods that trigger headaches. Food categories … Continue reading
Fact: Food allergies are on the rise. Fact: Food intolerances are on the rise. Fact: Medical costs are expensive. Fact: No allergy testing method is without its strengths and weaknesses. Read the previous posts on allergy skin test here and … Continue reading