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Q: My child is afraid of the auto-injector. What can I do? Dr. Pistiner: I’ve met kids whose eyes widen and tears well up at the mere mention of an auto-injector. This is a very real issue that comes up for some children. We should all keep in mind that sometimes the unknown can be scarier […]
When an allergy mom makes a food error, the guilt is all consuming. Can we ever get past the self-blame?
Mennett Lee, who holds a masters of education degree, founded the Food Allergy Education Network and spent many years advocating for children with food allergies from her town of Branford, Connecticut. She and fellow volunteers provided educational resources on food allergies to families, schools and local communities.
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Here are some great allergy-friendly and gluten-free tips to make your dairy-free ice cream sundae even more delicious. Try one of these fun ice cream recipes or pile on some allergy-safe toppings for an ice cream treat like no other. Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes: Chocolate Pudding Ice Cream Strawberry Ice Cream Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream […]
Across the nation, these safe havens rise to every special occasion. Allergic Living hits the road to find the country’s sweetest allergy-safe bakeries.
These storefronts rise to every free-from special occasion. For allergy-friendly and gluten-free bakeries in the U.S., click here. Petit Lapin Patisserie 342A Victoria Avenue, Montreal patisseriepetitlapin.com Free of: Gluten and Top 11 food allergens. Stars of the Show: Choco-coco Cupcake Why We Love It: From French macaroons to diner-style donuts, this sweet new shop whips up […]
Q: My son recently passed a baked milk challenge at his allergist’s office. I regularly feed him small pieces of caked baked with milk. He usually tolerates it, but on two occasions, he broke out in hives, developed swollen lips and felt tightness in his chest. Interestingly, on both occasions, he played sports about an hour after eating the […]
By Cybele Pascal Oven-baked chicken is much lower in fat, but the skin never fully crisps like deep-fried chicken. The solution: remove the skin – cutting fat even further. This allows the chicken to better absorb the marinade, for the breading to adhere to the surface, and it creates a much better texture when served at room temperature or cold. Serves 4 […]
Lisa Rutter, Founder, No Nuts Moms Group When Lisa Rutter discovered her 3-year-old had life-threatening food allergies to peanuts and tree nuts, she felt overwhelmed and fearful. Play dates became a minefield of potential cross-contamination, and she gave up going. But Rutter wasn’t one to become a recluse with her child. Instead, she reached out […]