Managing Food Allergies In the Snow

Our family loves wintertime and winter sports – skiing, sledding, ice skating, you name it. My son has multiple food allergies, so we always carry epinephrine auto-injectors with us, even in the cold, and we make sure they are safe and secure.

Epinephrine must be kept at room temperature in order for the medication to remain effective...

Vote for Your Favorites! Best of 2016

Let me know what foods your family loves and I'll share our collective favorites. Maybe you'll suggest a new product to another food allergy family - or maybe you'll find a new favorite yourself!

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...

Holiday Houses and Candied Cheer

Living with food allergies can be crazy. Especially during the holidays. These gingerbread, Chanukah houses and other treats are such an easy way for my kids to feel included in the fun. And, we ALL love setting out a treat like nut-free candy canes knowing that anyone that walks through our door can enjoy them - safely and with confidence...

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