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.
Continue reading “Cardamom Snowball Cookies (Nut Free)”
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.
Continue reading “Ten tips for safely celebrating the holidays with food allergies”
Many of us have Thanksgiving dinner menus on our minds but it has been an unusually tough time in California these past few weeks.
Continue reading “Cranberry Apple Baked Oatmeal”
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”
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”
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”
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)”
It finally feels like spring has arrived here in Berkeley. I’m so excited to see the first batch of seasonal strawberries. Continue reading “Strawberry Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette”
Granola is one of my all time favorite treats. It makes a fortifying breakfast or a delicious on the go snack. Continue reading “Coconut Granola”
We make a lot of muffins in our house. My kids have food allergies so bakeries and store bought bakes are off limits to us which result in a great deal of experimentation in my kitchen. Continue reading “Sweet Potato-Coconut Muffins”
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”
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”