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!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VDZMVHS

'Tis the Season: 504 Plans

Fall and the start of school seem far away - I mean, who can think about going back to school when summer is just around the corner?! That said, many of you are now sitting in front of a pile of forms thinking about 504 Plans for your children for next fall. What is a 504 Plan, do I need one for my child and how do you even begin to complete it?

Food Allergies and Family – Disagreements Not Break-Ups

I hear stories all the time from food allergy parents that their family members aren't taking their child's food allergy seriously. And, this - of course - can have serious implications...

Food Allergy Education: Allergy and Asthma Today Spring 2016

Food Allergy Education: Allergy and Asthma Today Spring 2016

  As you all know, I strongly support the need for food allergy education in school.  The non-profit Allergy and Asthma Network (AANMA) recently picked...

Pizza Hut – Again.

I can't believe I'm writing about Pizza Hut - again. But here I am.

At this point in time/education, at their size, there's no excuse for not having their act together when it comes to food allergies. And yet...

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!