Nut-free pecan pie & other food allergen substitute ideas

  The holidays are here! That means lots of festivities, family, and the challenge of making enough food for everyone to enjoy. Home cooked meals, desserts, and loads of gift baskets are sure to make you feel full just at the sight of it all.    ...

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PUMPKINS ARE TURNING TEAL

My teal! Whether you are new to the food allergy world and still learning the ropes, or a veteran allergy parent in need of a refresher, we're here to share with you information about that late October trend sweeping across the country called t...

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Six ways to protect your food allergy kids when back to school!

Darn it!  Is it really the end of August!?! Is it really time to get ready to go back to school! I don't know about you guys, but we had such an amazing summer. I would do anything for one more month of summer fun. Then there is the mind blowin...

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Off to Camp We Go With Food Allergies!

  I know we say this every year but here I go again... can you believe that another school year is coming to an end!?!   Of course that means that summer fun and summer camp with long hours and long days (hopefully) ahead for many children! Althou...

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A New Study Regarding Baby Wipes and Food Allergies!

Who doesn't love their baby wipes?!   When my children were infants we were a wipe-full home... I had containers of wipes stashed everywhere... in our bathrooms, our bedrooms, my car, my purse. Well after reading this you and I may think twice abo...

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Valentines - how to celebrate love while keeping children with food allergies safe

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, that means teddy bears, silly cards, and the scariest thing of them all - chocolates. It is usually tradition for classes to throw little parties in school and to print out tiny little cards and give t...

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Let's Review Food Allergy Safety at School!

Hey Allergy Parents & Comrades,  yep we are halfway through the school year and what better time to reflect on what need to be done to continue down safety lane as far as our children with food allergies are concerned.  There’s no putting our ...

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The Holidays are Coming to Town! - Food Allergies & Asthma Safety Tips

With the holidays already upon us we are all about to be exposed to vast amounts of food and more importantly, family, family and more family.  A good thing (or not so good depending on your point of view. LOL!)  Well, we can't help you avoid thos...

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A Safe Thanksgiving with Food Allergies!

The weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter but who really cares because Thanksgiving is here and it's family & friends time!!!  It's time to not diet and to EAT turkey and pie.  What can be wrong with that!?  Well if you ha...

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Allergens in Turkey?

You may want to double check the labels on your turkey this Thanksgiving! For individuals or parents of kids allergic to common allergens such as DAIRY, SOY, CORN or GLUTEN, did you know that you have to be careful when purchasing and eating your ...

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How My Son & I Came to Terms With His Life-Threatening Allergies

Coming to terms with your child's medical concern, like I have with my child's severe food allergies is no easy feat but things do tend to get easier with time and experience. It's always a good day when media companies like She Knows help share o...

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Show us Your Teal and We'll Give you a FREE Bracelet

  For most kids, Halloween is all about costumes and candy, but some families have to worry about real scares for our food-allergic ghosties and goblins. In the past few  years, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) group as we...

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Chocolate Sunbutter Cups Recipe

Chocolate SunButter Cups It's that time of the year again when it's okay to eat, and perhaps even encouraged, to eat those sweet treats.  What we LOVED about these SunButter Chocolate Cups is that not only are they super easy to make with childre...

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Giveaway - Our New Medicine Cases

  We are so excited to sponsor a giveaway our one of our brand new Deluxe Medicine Cases ($24.99 value).  These insulated cases for meds were designed my a mom for her own family needs, so you know that they were created with lots of TLC.  We thin...

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Your Back to School with Food Allergies CHECKLIST

  Yep.  It's that time again.  Whether you are jumping for joy at the prospect of not having to entertain your kids from morning until night every-single-day- OR mourning the end of yet another glorious, lazy days filled summer, it's about to happ...

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Should we be joking about food allergies..?

A message from food allergy advocate Lianne Mandelbaum... Three food allergy deaths in the last 2 weeks alone. Silence is not the way.  We must speak up, educate others and support change in the air. If we do not raise objections to th...

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Diabetes and the Pump

Technology sure is a wonderful thing.  Especially when it aids us in managing chronic diseases like diabetes.  Recently my best friend's daughter started using an insulin pump and it's been a life changer for her, so I thought that I'd do a bit...

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Food Allergies: Which Ones Stay and Which Ones Fade Away

Food allergies are funny things, and I certainly don’t mean “haha.”   We don’t know why our children get them.  We don't know why they suddenly appear and then if we're lucky enough... disappear.  My then toddler son started out with food allergi...

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Sunny Sunbutter Noodles: Peanut/Tree Nut Free!

 

 

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Off To Camp We Go... with Food Allergies!

It's that magical time of the year where summer activities and camp is here!   Although the thought of sending kids with food allergies off to a much more relaxed atmosphere like summer camp can make some parents panic, the reality is that today’s...

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Our Allergy Meds: Understanding the Choices Available

The allergy aisle is full of so many different brands, how do we as parents of kids with allergies know which one to try? I keep my medicine cabinet stocked with all of the different over-the-counter allergy medicines, but when my son is having a ...

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October 17, 2018

PUMPKINS ARE TURNING TEAL