Lemon Tea Cake

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Happy March everyone! The sun is finally out in Northern California after a great deal of much needed rain.  I’m anticipating spring and summer produce but for now, I’m still enjoying the last of the winter citrus.

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Tips for managing your child’s food allergies at birthday parties

Birthday parties can feel intimidating to attend when your child has food allergies.  Parties are usually centered around food so naturally there is worry that your child could accidentally be exposed to an allergen which can potentially lead to a serious reaction. 

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Cardamom Snowball Cookies (Nut Free)

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It’s the time of year to share my favorite cookies. These Cardamom Snowball Cookies also known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies are one of my favorites to make over the holidays.  This recipe includes a few simple pantry ingredients and takes about thirty minutes to whip up.

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Ten tips for safely celebrating the holidays with food allergies

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The holidays can be a stressful time for people with food allergies. There are a million parties that are centered around food and drink. It is a joyous time of year but it can also trigger anxiety around planning safe events.

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Mexican Rice Bowl & Tips for Traveling with Food Allergies

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Last summer, we visited Hawaii.  We used to visit Hawaii often but before my daughter had multiple food allergies. Over the years, the list and severity of her allergies grew so we put travel on hold. Continue reading “Mexican Rice Bowl & Tips for Traveling with Food Allergies”

The Teal Pumpkin Project-Keeping it safe on Halloween

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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays but this holiday requires proper planning as a parent of a child living with food allergies.  Today, 1 in 13 kids- about 2 in every school classroom is living with food allergies. Even more reason to plan ahead and join in on the Halloween fun safely! Continue reading “The Teal Pumpkin Project-Keeping it safe on Halloween”

Blueberry Cardamom Sauce

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My friend Ana who writes the blog Family Wellness Tips recently wrote a post on Instagram, explaining the term “earthing”, which is the act of walking barefoot. In her post, she describes the many health and sensory benefits of walking barefoot. Continue reading “Blueberry Cardamom Sauce”

Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)

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Hi Everyone,

This week, May 13-19 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It is a week where us food allergy folks shed light on all things food allergies.  Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mama without food allergies caring for a young child with food allergies.  That’s a mouthful! Continue reading “Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)”