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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Cranberry Apple Baked Oatmeal

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Many of us have Thanksgiving dinner menus on our minds but it has been an unusually tough time in California these past few weeks.

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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)”

Apricot-Ginger Energy Bites

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Do you want to take a break from eating cookies this holiday season? Do you need an energy boost but without all the refined sugar and processed chemicals? My apricot-ginger energy bites make a nourishing, delicious alternative to cookies. They would make a great gift too.   Continue reading “Apricot-Ginger Energy Bites”

Cranberry Chutney

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It’s almost Thanksgiving and we all have dinner menus on our mind. Are you looking for a new twist on cranberry sauce? Continue reading “Cranberry Chutney”

Golden Beet Dip

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I’ve had it in my head to make golden beet dip for quite a while now. My talented friends Nancy who writes the blog Urban Kitchen Apothecary  and Anuja who celebrates colorful food on her blog The Pepper Cook  have made variations of lentil dips before which looked utterly delicious. Continue reading “Golden Beet Dip”