ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE ADVICE – FOOD ALLERGY

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ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE Are you done with tests and ready to try the REAL FOOD? If you’re at this stage, then you’re probably betting (and hoping!) that you’re likely NOT allergic to the challenge food. This should only be done in a doctor’s office, NOT at home. Below, we’ll share some oral food challenge advice so […]

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12 NUT FREE CHOCOLATE BRANDS

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Being allergic to nuts makes it difficult to find safe chocolate. Allergic or not, we all get a little craving for chocolate at some point, don’t we? And how else can you make chocolate chip cookies, trail mix, or s’mores?! Here are 12 allergen friendly, safe, nut free chocolate brands that will make your life […]

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12 NUT FREE GRANOLA BAR BRANDS

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Being allergic to nuts makes it difficult to find safe granola bars. The convenience of snack bars is just unbeatable so we always have a stash of bars in the car, just in case! They’re also perfect for school snacks! Here are 12 nut free granola bar brands that will make your life a whole […]

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HOW ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (OIT) CHANGED OUR LIFE

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What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)? Food Allergy OIT or Oral immunotherapy is a method of inducing your immune system to tolerate a food that it is currently over-reacting to. In OIT, allergenic foods are introduced into the system in gradually increasing amounts. The goal is to be able to eventually consume the food regularly without […]

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HOW TO SUPPORT A FOOD ALLERGY MOM

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Raising a family with multiple food allergies can be tough. Sometimes it feels like us against the world. However, with empathetic friends who support this food allergy mom, life is made a little bit easier. Our friends make such a difference in the lives of our food allergic children. With their small acts of kindness […]

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10 FUN ALLERGY FRIENDLY VALENTINE TREATS

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LOVE -ahem- VALENTINE TREATS – ARE IN THE AIR Valentine’s Day is coming upon us quickly! Children are crafting and writing up their Valentine’s Day cards for friends and classroom parents are eagerly planning knock-your-socks-off parties for the special day. There’s excitement and love in the air! Remember the Food Allergies! Disclosure: Posts may contain […]

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FOOD ALLERGY TESTING: HOW TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO

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WHY DO FOOD ALLERGY TESTS? Whether it’s spontaneous hives, redness, swelling, vomiting, diarrhea, GI pain, coughing, wheezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, throat swelling, or some other symptom, it’s definitely cause for concern. Everything was fine a minute ago. Your child (or you) ate a meal or snack and suddenly your world has turned upside down. […]

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NEWLY DIAGNOSED: LIVING WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

Living with food allergies when you're newly diagnosed.

IN THE BEGINNING Having kids with food allergies is no easy task. Whether it’s a nut allergy, dairy allergy, or anything else, living with food allergies is just different. I remember when our son was just 2 years old (11 years ago) and I had just given him almond milk for the first time. It […]

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HOT CHOCOLATE MUG COOKIES

HOT CHOCOLATE MUG COOKIES | DAIRY FREE | NUT FREE | EGG FREE

These cute little hot chocolate mug cookies will steal your heart! Naturally nut free, dairy free, and egg free, the mugs will make a tasty treat for all kids and the young at heart. Disclosure: Posts may contain affiliate links. If you purchase a product through an affiliate link, your cost will be the same […]

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