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16 04, 2015

Top 10 Tips – Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

By | April 16th, 2015|Allergy Symptoms, remedies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

                               Red itchy eyes, runny nose, coughing and sneezing......Is this  happening to you and/or your loved ones? Allergies do not just show up with foods and the onset of Spring  will bring airborne allergens called Spring Allergies. We are now enjoying [...]

16 03, 2015

Allergy Free Treats – Easter Treat Hunt in Montreal!

By | March 16th, 2015|Allergy Friendly, Holiday Food for Allergy Sensitive People, Nuts, Passover, Peanuts, Personal Experiences, Uncategorized, Where to Shop|0 Comments

              Each year there are a number of holidays that have treats as a major part of the celebrations. While Halloween and Christmas are huge. Easter festivities that come in the spring are not far behind! Parents of children with severe food allergies have an added caution to those [...]

2 03, 2015

Kudos DOLLARAMA for your Peanut Free Items!

By | March 2nd, 2015|Allergy Friendly, Dairy, Peanuts, Shopping, Uncategorized, Where to Shop|0 Comments

Quaker Harvest Chewy Bars Peanut Free Being the parent of a child with severe food allergies conditions one to the necessities of reading labels on food items at the grocery store. The labels list the ingredients in food along with the cautionary and legal protection phrases that include "may contain peanuts" ; "may [...]

17 02, 2015

Severe Food Allergies: Top Seven Challenges and Solutions at Hand!

By | February 17th, 2015|Celiac Disease, Epipen, Gluten Allergy, Peanuts, Shellfish, Uncategorized|1 Comment

1.  People are always asking "what is a peanut allergy"?  Well, it is a severe allergic reaction to peanuts and related products that can endanger the life of those with a peanut allergy! The same can be said for other severe food allergies ranging from shellfish to nuts. This reaction has been experienced by parents [...]

12 02, 2015

Two Fantastic Valentine Treat Recipes for the Allergy Sensitive Population

By | February 12th, 2015|Allergy Friendly, Celiac Disease, Dairy, Eggs, Holiday Food for Allergy Sensitive People, Nuts, Peanuts, Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Think Valentine's Day -  think chocolate! However, for the allergy population, there are additional thoughts and concerns about food safety. The allergy sensitive population needs to know that the treats for Valentine's Day will be peanut free, egg free, milk free, etc., as needed.   These tasty treats can be enjoyed at home or brought to other events [...]

27 01, 2015

Wheat Allergies, Gluten Allergies, Celiac Disease – an Overview

By | January 27th, 2015|Celiac Disease, Gluten Allergy, Uncategorized, Wheat|1 Comment

Wheat Allergies are one of the most common food allergies and are often confused with other food sensitivities and intolerances. Two other reactions, Gluten Allergies and Celiac Disease, are often confused with a Wheat Allergy. The importance of identification, definition and diagnosis by a medical doctor are very important to effectively treat individuals. An overview [...]

19 01, 2015

The WHY of Food Allergies

By | January 19th, 2015|Allergy Symptoms, Peanuts, Personal Experiences, Working with MDs|0 Comments

The WHY of Food Allergies has a very real and personal component to it in the midst of the scientific definition of the sudden & extreme reaction of the food allergy: The WHY as a parent and protector is shock, disbelief and needing an answer. As parents, we introduce foods to our children slowly and [...]

15 12, 2014

Peanut Free Holiday Treats

By | December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's that time of the year again when we eat way too many sweets and treats.  It used to be so much more difficult for parents with kids suffering from allergies.   It's always important to read nutritional and ingredient information but we are so thrilled to know of moms with great and even healthy [...]

10 12, 2014

Top 3 Ways to Make Holiday Events Safe for Serious Food Allergy Population!

By | December 10th, 2014|Allergy Friendly, Creative, Nuts, Peanuts|0 Comments

Talk to your child(ren) about safe food choices for the Holiday - avoid any foods that may have serious food allergy ingredients present, including those foods where there is no information on the ingredients. (use any pics in the blog that you can see that work in the images folder) Talk to the person in [...]

8 12, 2014

What is a Peanut?

By | December 8th, 2014|Design|0 Comments

First off,  a Peanut is not part of the Nut Family. Rather, it is part of the Pea Family.   Peanuts, however, always show up in the Mixed Nuts mixture at the store.... Peanut oil is also used extensively in Baking both for deserts and fried foods..  Peanuts are also used to make one of the most popular Sandwiches [...]