Tag: New Year

Allergy Free Skincare from Merz Apothecary

The New Year brings motivation for self-improvement. Many of use with food allergies also have allergic reactions to mainstream skin care products. Additionally, traces of dairy can be found in some moisturizers and cosmetics. If you are allergic to tree nuts you should avoid shea butter and any products containing it. Merz Apothecary owner, Anthony... Read more »

Play with Food: Best Superfoods of the Decade

I’m beginning my weekly wrap-up with a list of my favorite superfoods from the past decade. None of these foods are popular allergens but of course if you are allergic to any of them please avoid.  Next, I want to share a blog I found which I think a lot of the “peanut moms” can... Read more »

Play with Food: Motivation for a Happy New Year

In 2008 I happened upon Stephanie O’Dea’s awesome blog A Year of Slow Cooking, A New Year’s Resolution. O’Dea “crockpot lady” vowed to use the slow cooker every day in 2008. As she says, “I have an unnatural obsession with my slow cooker but I’m okay with it.” I’m okay with it too because she has... Read more »