How to Talk to Party Hosts About Kids’ Nut Allergies
The holidays can be particularly stressful for families of kids with nut allergies, especially when attending parties outside of the home. The key to doing this safely and successfully is to have a conversation with the host ahead of time. Read a few tips on how to do this.
Allergy Skin Prick Test: What’s It Like?
An allergy skin prick test can either confirm or deny an allergy to a specific substance and works for both food and environmental allergies. Read to learn what happens during this test and why it may take a couple of hours.
EoE Times 3: Tinleigh Is Living the Allergy Life
Tinleigh is reaching new milestones: she's now in 1st grade and even eats lunch in the cafeteria! This may sound like a typical milestone for most kids, but for a child with severe food allergies and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), it's quite the undertaking! Read how she and her family made them happen.
Tips For Hosting A Food-Allergy-Friendly Thanksgiving Meal
Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful under the best of circumstances! But when you have a guest with food allergies, menu planning can be even more of a challenge. Read on for a few recipes and tips for hosting a food-allergy-friendly Thanksgiving meal.
How Our Family Handles Trick-or-Treating With Food Allergies
For food allergy families, the scariest part of Halloween is the "unsafe" treats on trick-or-treat night. Read how one family handles trick-or-treating with food allergies safely, while still enjoying the holiday.
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy: How it Gave Us Peace of Mind
Peanut oral immunotherapy works similarly to allergy shots, where patients eat a progressive amount of the allergen until they build up a tolerance, or immunity, to it. Read one patient's experience and how it gave his family peace of mind.
Tips for Hosting a Food-Allergy-Friendly Holiday Party
The holidays can be challenging when you or a guest have food allergies. Here are helpful tips to consider this holiday season.
Handy Checklist: Going to College with an Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorder
Because preparing for college with an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder can add complication to your search, here is a list of things to consider:
5 Tips for Packing a Well-Rounded Nut-Free Lunch
Helpful tips for packing a well-rounded and nut-free lunch, from one of our dietitians.
Allergy-Friendly On-The-Go Snacks
Ideas for allergy-friendly on-the-go snacks, which avoid the six most common allergens.
Learning to Eat: The Importance of Texture and Food Variety
When you're ready to start introducing your baby to solid foods, use this guide to determine the appropriate textures, portion size and frequency based on the age of your child.
Allergy Friendly Cookies: Milk, Egg and Wheat Free
Make allergy friendly cookies this year with a recipe that is milk-free, wheat-free and egg-free.
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Berry Muffins
Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude six of the most common food allergens. (Recipe courtesy of Raquel Durban). Ingredients 2 cups gluten free flour 3 frozen bananas 1
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Creamy Pasta Sauce
Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. Recipe courtesy of Bethany Doerfler. Ingredients(serves 4) 1 can white kidney (cannelloni) beans 2-3 Tbsp olive
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Healthy Lazy Soup
Our dietitians pulled together holiday recipes that exclude six of the most common food allergens. This is a great one for when you don’t feel like cooking. Recipe courtesy of
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Apple Pie
Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. Enjoy! Ingredients Pie Dough 5 cups of gluten free flour + extra for rolling the dough
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Honey Glazed Baby Carrots
Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. This recipe also works with Brussels sprouts. Enjoy! Ingredients 16 oz bag of carrots 2 tablespoons
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Extra Fluffy Mashed Potatoes
Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. Enjoy! Ingredients 8 lbs baking potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup Unflavored elemental formula or any milk
Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Meat Balls
Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. This one is courtesy of Bethany Doerfler. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 lb fresh ground beef, chicken or