May is for Food Allergy Awareness & Mental Health Awareness

Since Food Allergy Awareness Month also happens to be Mental Health Awareness Month, I decided to compile a list of allergy-friendly resources for anyone who's finding this stage of the allergy journey particularly tough. When it comes to food allergies, I can attest to the fact that there are definitely ups and downs. You go … Continue reading May is for Food Allergy Awareness & Mental Health Awareness

Foodie Trip to NYC: 9 Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Reviews

Planning a trip to New York? Have food allergies? Then read on... When you have a kid with food allergies, planning a trip can be stressful enough, but the thought of travelling with someone outside of your 'allergy bubble' is downright anxiety-provoking. Travelling with another allergy mama, however, is the best. You never have to … Continue reading Foodie Trip to NYC: 9 Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Reviews

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Sorelle and Co. (Etobicoke location)

Restaurants that appear on AllergyBites may have updated their menu or changed management since a review was posted. Please confirm that they are still allergy-friendly & that menu items don’t contain your allergen(s) before visiting or placing your order. Alice in (Allergy-Friendly) Wonderland A version of this post was previously published in the January newsletter. … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Sorelle and Co. (Etobicoke location)

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Vesuvio Pizzeria & Spaghetti House

Restaurants that appear on AllergyBites may have updated their menu or changed management since a review was posted. Please confirm that they are still allergy-friendly & that menu items don’t contain your allergen(s) before visiting or placing your order. If you ask around, it seems like allergy-friendly pizzerias in Toronto are a dime a dozen. … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Vesuvio Pizzeria & Spaghetti House

Nutrition Month & Food Allergies: When your superfood is our kryptonite

Nutrition Month & Food Allergies: When Their Superfood is Our Kryptonite

It's been over a year since my son's diagnosis. But it's still rather surreal to me that many of the foods society is encouraged to eat for their fabulous health benefits could, in fact, kill my child. And seeing that March is Nutrition Month, it's been pretty much impossible to escape all of those "helpful" … Continue reading Nutrition Month & Food Allergies: When Their Superfood is Our Kryptonite