Archive | March, 2011

Dairy Allergy

A Dairy allergy is NOT the same thing as being lactose intolerant! Let me just get that out of the way here! That being said, A dairy allergy is inconvenient, but also one of the easiest to get around! ~ as long as you don’t have allergies to Soy,  Coconut, or Rice. If you are wondering […]

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Pea Allergy

Yes, a pea allergy. There has probably been more than one kid and even some adults who have wished for this one! I discovered Jacob was allergic to peas when he was about 6 mos old.   His reactions from eating a jar of babyfood peas- [peas, water-listed as ingredients] made it pretty obvious! Needless […]

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Wheat Allergy

Wheat allergy is another of the top three most inconvenient allergies [soy, corn, wheat]~  Jacob had Wheat and Soy added to his allergy list on the same day! It literally eliminated his  main foods at the time: Cheerios, dinosaur chicken nuggets, soy milk, and toast!~ as well as crackers, cookies,  most babyfood, and PASTA! So […]

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Allergens

The Allergens that I need to be aware of when I shop and prepare meals for my boys are: Peanuts, Treenuts [ALL],  Nutmeg, Dairy, Soy, Wheat, Oat, Rye, Barley, Lentil, Pea, Rapeseed- Canola, Strawberries, and Eggs. So needless to say it makes the whole idea of a “family meal” QUITE challenging!!~ but NOT impossible!! The more you […]

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Work in Progress

I am continuing to work at adding new content to this website, and to tweak what is already up. I have added some product pictures as well.  I would like to extend a special thank you to all my friends and family who have encouraged me to do this, and have offered great suggestions for […]

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1st shopping trip

So, you suspected your child has a food allergy, you had him tested, and were told your child has food allergies. Great. Now what? Well hopefully your experience was better than my introduction, which went something like this: Clutching my list, a photocopied photocopy of the FAAN printable forbidden ingredient list  http://www.foodallergy.org/files/media/food-allergy-action-plan/FAAP.pdf given to me […]

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