So many great things happening in the allergy community, so little time. Seriously, these 3 not-to-be-missed events are all happening within the next couple of months. 1. Walk for Andrea (Sep 22) 2. Tough Nutter (Oct 6) 3. Food-Free Trunk or Treat (Oct 19) What I love about events like these is that they help … Continue reading 3 Allergy Awareness Events Happening Fall 2019
A lifelong resident of Toronto, Shannan lives with her husband of 10 years, her (almost) 3-year-old daughter, and an aquarium full of fish named after characters from John Hughes movies. Having had no experience with food allergies, Shannan never anticipated that she’d be an allergy mom one day. Here's her story... AllergyBites: What foods is … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Shannan Davis (Top 10 Challenge Committee)
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!
When allergy mama and co-founder of Walk for Andrea reached out to ask if AllergyBites would provide a small donation (to include in participant goodie bags), I was honoured—to say the least. AllergyBites as official sponsor of a cause that is near and dear to my heart? Yes, yes, YES! We may not have a lot … Continue reading Honoured to support this year’s Walk for Andrea
For Food Allergy Awareness Month, I wanted to feature some organizations and resources that help bring awareness, raise funds, or simply provide support to families living with food allergies. And I found 3 great ones within the AllergyBites group! (If you know of any initiatives worth adding, please let me know in the comments below.) 1. Turn It Teal Turn … Continue reading 3 Ways to Raise Awareness About Food Allergies this Month
Jyoti Parmar is mom to 3 children—and 2 of them have food allergies. At the time this profile was published, her eldest, Sahil, was allergic to peanuts, soy and tree nuts. But as of mid 2018, Sahil passed oral challenges to tree nuts and soy, and can now eat both. He is still allergic to … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Jyoti Parmar (Walk for Andrea)