Take me out to the (allergy-friendly) ballgame!

By Debbie Bruce (Director, Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative) For those with life-threatening allergies, a sporting event can be a welcome and much-needed distraction. I know, because both of my food-allergic boys loved sports. Unfortunately, the ballpark can also be a dangerous and stressful place for people with peanut and nut allergies, specifically. Buy me some peanuts … Continue reading Take me out to the (allergy-friendly) ballgame!

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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

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

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Cakes by Robert

This allergy-friendly restaurant was reviewed by guest blogger, Wendy Churton. Wendy is a stay-at-home mom who occasionally works as a freelancer in theatre and opera. These days, she's navigating life with her son’s food allergies and her own postpartum anxiety. She is also a writer for a parenting blog called This Bumpy Adventure. All opinions are … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Cakes by Robert

Review of an Allergy-Friendly Bakery: Bunner’s Bake Shop

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: Bunner’s Bake Shop

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review – Part Uno: Sorelle and Co. (downtown 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. Part Uno I've decided to break my Sorelle and Co. review up into 2 posts because (a) there … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review – Part Uno: Sorelle and Co. (downtown location)

Yes, Nut-Free Easter Chocolates for Your Nut-Allergic Kiddo Do Exist

Ever since my son was diagnosed with nut (and egg) allergies, I find myself thinking about all of the wonderful experiences—many of which I associate with my very happy childhood— he'll have to miss out on. Halloween, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter. Friends' birthday parties. Ugh. These are occasions I should be looking forward to, not dreading, but now … Continue reading Yes, Nut-Free Easter Chocolates for Your Nut-Allergic Kiddo Do Exist

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

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. Famoso Pizzeria Does Food Allergies Right By Kathleen O'Hagan Well, I finally made it out to … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria