Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Flaky Tart

This allergy-friendly restaurant was reviewed by guest blogger, Liz Frederiksen. Liz is a proud Torontonian and a lifelong food allergy thriver. A copywriter and social media coach by trade, Liz is happiest when hula hooping, hiking, or sharing good food with her family. All opinions are her own. Flaky Tart is one of Toronto’s best-kept … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Flaky Tart

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Allergy-Friendly Valentine’s Day Sweets for Your Food-Allergic Sweetheart

This allergy-friendly product review was written by guest blogger, Danielle Barry. Danielle is a student at the University of Toronto, finishing the last term of her Masters of Information. She has been allergic to peanuts her entire life, and has recently developed a soy allergy. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys travelling, photography, and finding … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Valentine’s Day Sweets for Your Food-Allergic Sweetheart

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: La Vida Cocoa Craft Bakery and Cafe

This allergy-friendly restaurant was reviewed by guest blogger, Pauline Osena. Pauline is a writer, food allergy advocate, self-proclaimed allergy-friendly foodie, mother of 3 young children, and manager of a household that avoids 7 of the top 8 food allergens. She is also the founder of HypeFoodie and editor of Best Allergy Sites, online resources for … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: La Vida Cocoa Craft Bakery and Cafe

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Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Grodzinski Bakery

This allergy-friendly review was written by guest blogger, Shayla Gunter-Goldstein. Shayla is a freelance writer and editor whose writing has been published in Lilith Magazine, Parents Canada and Baby Post, among others. She is also the mom of two boys, and has become an advocate for allergy awareness since her youngest son’s diagnosis. All opinions … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Grodzinski Bakery

Food allergies may be a “pre-existing condition.” But that doesn’t mean you can’t find the right travel insurance.

Since writing this post on triple checking your travel insurance, my view on asking your insurer a million and one questions has not changed. I used to work for a travel insurance company, so I'm well aware of how easy it is for travellers with pre-existing conditions to believe they are covered—when, in fact, they are … Continue reading Food allergies may be a “pre-existing condition.” But that doesn’t mean you can’t find the right travel insurance.

Food Allergies & the Promise of Probiotics

By Nishta Saxena, RD Probiotics are getting a lot of attention in health circles lately. They’re being touted for endless benefits: better digestion, a stronger immune system, and even the prevention of food allergies. Given how prevalent allergies have become in recent years, it’s not surprising that probiotic supplements have become popular among pregnant women … Continue reading Food Allergies & the Promise of Probiotics

Allergy-Friendly Product Review: Chapman’s Ice Cream – Holiday Moments Collection

This allergy-friendly product review was written by guest blogger, Danielle Barry. Danielle is a student at the University of Toronto, finishing the last term of her Masters of Information. She has been allergic to peanuts her entire life, and has recently developed a soy allergy. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys travelling, photography, and finding … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Product Review: Chapman’s Ice Cream – Holiday Moments Collection

These babysitters are more than capable of caring for kids with food allergies

For parents of children with food allergies, finding free time can be tough. But finding a caregiver they feel confident leaving their child with can feel like mission impossible. Tracking down trusted, capable care for our food-allergic children is often challenging and anxiety-inducing. There are so many things to consider and even more things to … Continue reading These babysitters are more than capable of caring for kids with food allergies