Our Holiday
Gift Guide
Is Back!

Got someone with allergies or celiac or asthma on your list? Not a problem. We’ve got 5 full pages of inventive ideas for babies, young kids, teenagers, women, guys and party hosts.

Check out the
Gift Guide here.

Delectable Holiday Baking

From pumpkin pie to dairy- and gluten-free shortbread to loaves, tarts and cookie recipes. It’s time to get baking! view recipes

Finger Foods
– With No Top

Duck quesadillas, eggplant fritters, sweet ’n sour chicken balls, risotto cakes, delicious triangles, shooters and more. Look no farther than our list to wow your guests. view recipes

Airlines and Allergies:
Comparing Policies

Going home for the holidays or booking a winter vacation? Check Allergic Living’s exclusive guide to the allergy policies of 11 major airlines. read

Living Gluten-Free

• Autism and the Gluten-Free Diet
There has long been interest in whether the gluten-free diet can help kids with autism spectrum disorder. Earlier this year, Dr. Alessio Fasano told Allergic Living magazine about his work investigating his theory that gluten sensitivity may be to blame in up to 20 percent of ASD cases.
   “We can’t help all kids with autism,” Fasano cautions of the gluten and ASD research. “But that help, when it comes, can be pretty dramatic.” read article

• GF Holiday How-Tos
The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has pulled together an impressive list of resources to make your gluten-free holidays bright. Visit this dedicated website section for a tip of the day, Gluten-free Gift Guide, Holiday e-Cookbook, archived webinar and recipes.

Tis the Season to Make Candy

• Make your own allergy-friendly candies. view
• Recipes for ‘friendly’ chocolates. view

Chemical used to purify water linked to onset of food allergy.
The story behind Michael Saffioti’s death in prison from dairy allergy.
Food allergy’s high cost in dollars and lost work. Plus, discussion on Forum.
Relationships and allergies: tell the magazine your story.
Dec. 10, AAFA presents Ask the Allergist session, Boston. more
Dec. 19, 12 p.m. ET, webinar: top celiac experts answer questions for 60 minutes. more
Jan. 13, Gluten-free Expo, Vancouver. more
Feb. 9-10, Gluten & Allergen Free Expo, San Francisco. more

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