Allergy-Friendly Bakeries in the Metro DC Area

Read below for our continually updated list of allergy-friendly bakeries in the DC metro area. ————————————-   With all the end-of-school, summer birthday, last sports...

Girl Scout Cookies Allergen Reference

Girl Scout Cookies Allergen Reference

I did a little research in the hopes that it helps you all make good decisions and allows you to support your local Brownies and Girl Scouts...

Three Sweet Ways to Say "I Love You" Dairy, Egg, Peanut and Tree Nut-Free

Three Sweet Ways to Say "I Love You" Dairy, Egg, Peanut and Tree Nut-Free

Here are three simple and easy to prepare ways to help you celebrate Valentine's Day safely. All the treats and delicious and free from dairy, egg, peanuts and tree nuts and two are gluten free as well!

Skiing Mount Snow:  A Food Allergy Review

Skiing Mount Snow: A Food Allergy Review

...We had SUCH a great experience there, I wanted to pass along a few *specific* points of information for those of you thinking about going....

Lift Lines and EpiPens: Skiing with Food Allergies

Lift Lines and EpiPens: Skiing with Food Allergies

When my food allergic son was old enough, my husband (an avid skier) was ready to enroll him in ski school. But the idea of trying to manage food issues on a ski vacation seemed challenging.

I can happily tell you that we’ve had a lot of success on the slopes. Here are some tips I’ve learned over the past few years...

PhillySwirl: Dessert for Everyone!

Who doesn't like something cold and sweet on a hot summer day (or in my case, everyday)?! But it can be hard to find desserts that are safe for those with food allergies. Nuts, dairy and gluten trip us up not only in the bakery aisle, but can be a cross-contamination risk even for simple concoctions like popsicles.

Enter: PhillySwirl. Almost everything in their product line is dairy and gluten-free making them ...

Play Ball! How to Root for Your Home Team With a Peanut Allergy

Concession stands are always tricky if you have a food allergy. When my son was younger, we were shocked at how few options there were at stadiums and how little people there knew about what they were serving. When asked a question, they didn't even know how to GET more information. But these days, stadiums are doing a lot better on behalf of their food allergic and celiac customers...Read more.