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...

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...

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?

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...