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FIVE EASY 2017 TREATS – ALLERGY STYLE DELECTABLE!

Well, we can’t seem to get enough of delectable treats and the food sensitive population is not to be left out. There are 5 SIMPLE ‘ALLERGY STYLE’ TREATS that will surprise and satisfy all. The recipes are easy and have been ‘fine tuned’ to please the food sensitive population! Our family has tried all of [...]

By | July 30th, 2017|Allergy Friendly, Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GLUTEN FREE LIVING – BENEFITS AND CAUTIONS!

Gluten-Free food seems to be everywhere these days. Almost all grocery stores now have a gluten-free section, with restaurants offerings now showing up. Crackers, breads, pasts, cookies and cereals can with seen with this additional gluten-free tag. What is the reason for gluten free craze? Firstly, it is an important and necessary diet for the [...]

By | July 23rd, 2017|Allergy Friendly, Celiac Disease, Gluten Allergy, Research|0 Comments

LIVING FEARLESSLY WITH FOOD ALLERGIES – 5 KEY AREAS PROGRAM

  UPCOMING PROGRAMS OFFERED MAY THROUGH OCTOBER 2017 Many families live with food allergies. It can be challenging and sometimes frustrating to navigate everyday living. There are also numerous obstacles and oftentimes an apathy and/or lack of understanding from others. The Upcoming Program for the world of food allergies will be chock full of information, [...]

Back to Classes – Five “Must-Haves” for Food Allergy Group!

With summer still upon us, Canadians are enjoying the heat and relaxation of the holidays. Hard to believe that classes will be getting underway soon! As thoughts of September are coming up, (not too soon now) some essential preparation is in order to make a smooth and successful return to the books! Here are 5 [...]

3 Amazing Travel Tools for Food Allergy Population

For parents in a family with food allergies, the thought of travelling away from home to a different country can be both exciting and scary at the same time! While those with food sensitivities are aware of standard precautions ranging from Epipens to "safe snacks", there are always uncertainties about eating safety. Travel comes in [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Allergy Friendly, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MY CRAKERS CONTAIN WHAT?! EVERYBODY WINS WHEN FOOD COMPANIES, ALLERGIC INDIVIDUALS AND INFORMED CONSUMERS WORK TOGETHER

Everybody loves to criticize big food companies, but most people need what they make! So, why should someone with life threatening allergies to peanuts miss out on the often-needed convenience of a protein bar or box of crackers when peanuts are NOT a listed ingredient. Being a mother in a family with food allergies, asthma and one child [...]

By | December 26th, 2015|Allergy Friendly, Dairy, Shellfish, Soy, Uncategorized, Wheat|0 Comments

Awareness – Eating Out With Severe Food Allergies

The biggest challenge for families with severe food allergies is going to a restaurant or trying food samples at a grocery store or event. As the parent of one of those children, our family knows all too well about being not being asked if there is a food allergy, let alone if the restaurant can [...]

Allergy Free Treats – Easter Treat Hunt in Montreal!

              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 [...]

Kudos DOLLARAMA for your Peanut Free Items!

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 [...]