Quite simply put: when food can kill you, travel can be terrifying. Thanks to my friend, Linda, a fellow food allergy mom (whose daughter was desensitized to milk through treatment at John’s Hopkins! Yay!) for succinctly articulating this thought. Linda has also traveled extensively with her daughter, and was a good resource for me before […]Read More Traveling in Nicaragua with Food Allergies
14 1/2 years ago my darling husband proposed to me over a decadent chocolate soufflé at a local French restaurant. For our annivesary yesterday I intended to try my hand at the classic dessert for the first time! However, as I researched recipes and considered my options, I worried that converting a classic souffle to dairy […]Read More Dairy Free Chocolate Lava Cake (To Die For!)
Relief and joy, that is what I feel, the morning after my son passed an in-office food challenge. Over the course of 90 minutes, my son ate increasing amounts of cupcake made with REAL EGGS. Not only loving the homemade chocolate cupcakes, my son ate them without any reactions! He was happy, but didn’t seem […]Read More Baked Egg Challenge Success
I can bake delicious cakes, muffins and breakfast treats that are vegan. Not because we live a vegan lifestyle, we are happy carnivores, but because our youngest son has food allergies to egg and milk (among many other.) For three years I have been making everything baked from scratch, and have learned some tricks for […]Read More Dreaming of Baked Goods Made With Real Eggs!
Two days a week I get my nearly 4 year old all to myself. The other three he is in school and I’ve been working. This bi-weekly affair delights both of us! With only a few more months of these special days left, we really do make the most of them. (In the fall, he’ll […]Read More Food Allergies and Fear of Restaurants