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

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5 Allergy-Friendly Treats That (Even) My Picky Irish Husband Eats

Okay, okay. It's less that he's picky, and more that he's averse to change. I still giggle at the thought of the first time his American cousins introduced his 7-year-old self to pasta. Disgusted, he refused to touch that mysterious red stuff on top... and stubbornly ate his spaghetti plain. It may not come as … Continue reading 5 Allergy-Friendly Treats That (Even) My Picky Irish Husband Eats

Bloomer's Review on AllergyBites

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Bloomer’s

This allergy-friendly restaurant was reviewed by guest blogger, Claudia Mokbel. Born and raised in Toronto, Claudia is excited to see dairy- and egg-free restaurants popping up all over the city so she can visit them with her vegan husband. She enjoys being active in her spare time to compensate for all the eating. All opinions … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Bloomer’s

Kosher Second Cup (Thornhill)

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Coffee Shop: Second Cup (Kosher)

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 Coffee Shop: Second Cup (Kosher)

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Kitten and the Bear

This allergy-friendly restaurant review was written by AllergyBites founder, Kathleen O'Hagan. Kathleen is a writer, a foodie, and the mom of a toddler with multiple food allergies. She loves seeking out accommodating eating spots and sharing them with the food allergy community. All opinions are her own. I think it's fair to say that I'm … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Kitten and the Bear

Profile of a Food-Allergic Kid: Samara Carroll

Food Allergy Therapist Samara Carroll has lived with life-threatening food allergies since she was a toddler. Now that she’s all grown up, Samara helps children with food allergies navigate the ups and downs of life as a food-allergic kid. AllergyBites: What foods are you allergic to? Samara Carroll: I have had anaphylactic food allergies to … Continue reading Profile of a Food-Allergic Kid: Samara Carroll

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill

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 Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill

Miss Allergic Reactor: Wild Zora Bars Are a Favourite for Travel

This article, Wild Zora Bars are a Favorite Food Allergy Friendly Travel Option, was originally featured on Miss Allergic Reactor. Republished with the author’s permission. The first time that I tried Wild Zora bars, I was at the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference in Denver. There were many booths set up around a large conference room. … Continue reading Miss Allergic Reactor: Wild Zora Bars Are a Favourite for Travel

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: de Floured

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. Editor's Note: While select items contain other … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: de Floured