Category: Egg allergy

T-Tapp Workouts: What It's All About

You might be wondering why a food allergy blog is featuring a workout program? T-Tapp is too good not to share it! Click here to view some of these amazing testimonials. As a foodie and blogger it’s easy for me to think about food 24/7. I don’t think I’m alone. As a society we are... Read more »

Eating Allergy Free at Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is just around the corner. For those of you lucky enough to attend but unlucky with food allergies I suggest you plan ahead. I recently contacted Carol Ann Dennison, Lollapalooza’s Access Program Coordinator, and she had this to say, “My best advice to our patrons is to just ask a vendor during the festival... Read more »

Allergy Free Snacks for Athletes and Sports Fans

Perhaps you are a weekend warrior or simply an avid world cup fan. If you have food allergies you need to be especially careful if you are attending sporting events. Always check the venue’s outside food policy. Some venues will bend the rules for those with medical needs and especially for the needs of children.... Read more »
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Organic B.R.A.T. Feel Better Drinks

I just became aware of a gluten free product that is perfect for hot summer days or for those following the Doctor-recommended B.R.A.T. Diet (an acronym for bananas, rice, applesauce and toast). Organic B.R.A.T.™ feel better drinks are made with ingredients that settle an upset stomach and help to calm vomiting & diarrhea while also... Read more »

ELL Announces First-Ever National Food Allergy School Safety Assembly

Geneva’s very own ELL Foundation (that stands for Eating & Educating, Living Life) announces its sponsorship of an assembly to raise awareness and support for the reintroduction and passage of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Management Act (FAAMA). After passing the US House of Representatives in 2008, FAAMA must be reintroduced to the US Congress.... Read more »

Allergy Free for Memorial Day

There is nothing like a cute and chic picnic basket. This one is like the Audrey Hepburn of picnic baskets. I lucked out once and found a vintage one at a garage sale. You never know! Photo credit: http://www.countryliving.com.
Although the weather lately feels more like the Fourth of July, Memorial Day is just around the corner. Classic picnic faire can still be allergy free. Take a look at some of these yummy options.
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A Guide to Earth Day: the Allergy Free Way

Food Journalist, Michael Pollan says, “The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway”. I think the dinner plate is another place where we can meet nature halfway. One way to celebrate Earth Day (which is this Thursday) is to eat vegetarian. Here’s a list of great raw and vegetarian places... Read more »

The Crazy Things the Non-allergic Say

Maybe you’ve heard some of these: “You can’t eat anything can you?”“Well can’t you just have a little?”“Oh My God I’d just die if I couldn’t eat ice cream (or cheese, etc.)” Well, here’s some of the delicious foods we can eat: Arghhh. I’m getting all feisty just writing this. I do believe that the... Read more »

Play with Food: Doctor Mom's Book Giveaway and More

The more I play with food, the more cool allergy free bloggers I meet. Dr. Rita Malhotra-Kuczabski is a mother, licensed physician, trained surgeon and like a lot of us, a woman dealing with her own allergies. Her site offers information on reaction prevention and management, product recommendations and recalls, current legislation news, weekly tips,... Read more »
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Play with Food: Getting our Game Face on

Joann Mitchell, Sacramento’s Gluten Free Food Examiner is a celiac and California native who is very much in tune with her Puerto Rican heritage. She’s also a mom of three and has a passion for cooking and baking. This week her blog showcases lots of great ideas for the Super Bowl. Part 1: Hello mini... Read more »