Food allergy blogger and entrepreneur Amanda Orlando was diagnosed with multiple food allergies as a very young baby. Her parents knew something was wrong because she was constantly ill from feeding and covered in eczema. Throughout the course of her life, Amanda has experienced several severe reactions, but she began blogging about life with food allergies after … Continue reading Profile of a Food-Allergic Kid: Amanda Orlando (Everyone’s Welcome)
In case you haven't noticed, it's been a while since I updated the AllergyBites blog. I've been super busy organizing our very first #AllergyMom Meetup, collaborating with a non-profit on a fundraising initiative, and more! And yet... I have so much to share with you. So here's the official 'cheater's version.' I've lumped everything into … Continue reading 7 Allergy-Safe Things To Do in Toronto This Summer
If the Japanese practice of reiki is new to you, you’re not alone. Unlike massage therapy, acupuncture or even water therapy, it doesn't seem to have hit it big in Toronto yet. And as someone who lived in Japan for several years, even I didn't really know a whole lot about it. So when the … Continue reading Reiki: A Refreshing Way for Allergy Moms (and Dads) to Relax
Yup, it's been a year (give or take) since I first launched AllergyBites. My intention was to seek out allergy-friendly restaurants in Toronto and share my findings with foodies and families like mine. A lot has happened in a year. And I'd love to tell you about it. (Don't miss the big announcement near the … Continue reading It’s my 1-year anniversary with AllergyBites!
Earlier this month, I unveiled the first 10 allergy-friendly businesses to team up with AllergyBites. They'll be generously providing cardholders with exclusive discounts that last year-round. I was pretty excited that we were starting with an eclectic mix of allergy-friendly products and services—since I felt this mix perfectly reflected the vision I had for the card. … Continue reading Why a food allergy discount card? Why now?
Allergy-friendly restaurants, products and services. All in one place. That's what the AllergyBites discount card gets you, and it's launching before the year is up. If you've been patiently waiting for news about the AllergyBites discount card, you'll love this: We've got our first 10 businesses signed up and ready to go—yippee! In terms of … Continue reading Announcing the 2017-2018 AllergyBites discount card