Posts Tagged ‘allergy free’

Namaste Foods Review and Giveaway!

Have you heard about Namaste Foods?  They make pasta meal kits, baking mixes and coating mixes that do NOT contain wheat, gluten, corn, soy, dairy, casein, peanuts or tree nuts. All their products are made in a 100% dedicated gluten and allergen-free facility, owned and operated by Namaste Foods themselves. And all their products are…

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Confession: I Overlooked a Suspected Allergen In an Ingredient List

I feel really lucky at this moment because I made a mistake, a HUGE mistake. Thankfully, Tristan is ok. A little background: We think Tristan has an allergy to almonds. He used to drink almond milk daily and was incredibly itchy. After stopping the milk, the itching stopped. So, now, as far I as I…

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Sloane Miller on Traveling and Dining Out With Food Allergies

Tristan and I were headed to the Big Apple to visit my sister and newborn nephew. (She’s just started her own parenting blog, please check it out!) It would be a trip of firsts for both of us – first mother-son trip, first trip by train, first time to NY (for Tristan), and first time…

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Allergic Solution Baking Mixes: Review

Something that really irritates me about dealing with food allergies is that baking mixes and prepared foods made specifically for those with food allergies are often very unhealthy. They are usually loaded with starches, sugar, and grains with little to no fiber or protein. I am happy to tell you, there are healthy alternatives out…

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Ahoy Matey: All Ships Ahead for an Allergy-Free Birthday

Danielle from Fresh4Five has created a allergy-free birthday series called Have Your Cake and Eat it To. She asked me to share my experiences planning Tristan’s last birthday party. So, here you are… Ahoy Matey: All Ships Ahead for an Allergy-Free Birthday Planning a birthday party is never easy. But throw food allergies into the…

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Elimination and Detox Diet – Day 15 Update

I’m well underway with the 28 Day Elimination Diet from Whole Life Nutrition, so far so good. No cheating. I’ve stayed on course. BUT, I do have a confession to make. I only completed one day of the green smoothie cleanse. I only have a standard blender and just couldn’t get my apple/pear/kale smoothies very…

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Natural Skincare for Kids with Eczema

I am a big fan of SafeMama, who is an expert in the green parenting community. If you remember, I spoke about her once before as she was one of the recipients of my Liebster Award. So, I was honored beyond words when she asked me to share my recommendations for natural skincare for eczema…

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Elimination Diet – Update 1

It’s been 9 days. I’ve been feeling like a bit of a yo-you lately. Up and down, up and down. My emotions and physical reactions have been all over the board, changing sporadically. My husband, claims to feel no different. Actually, no, that’s not right. He did say he’s been extremely hungry and thirsty. Hungry…

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Turkey is Turkey, Right? Think Again!

We’ve been working out our Thanksgiving Day menu with my extended family that we’re visiting in Charlotte, NC. Well, they started a list and I’ve added to it and modified it a bit so Tristan can partake as equally as possible. This is what we’re working on so far. It’s all VERY traditional and not…

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Halloween & Food Allergies…..a Scary Combination!

Halloween is knocking on our door. With several food allergies identified, I’m quite nervous about how to handle this year’s trick-or-treating bit with Tristan. Sure Foods Living has a great post on this subject “How to Navigate Halloween with Food Allergies.” Also, take a look at her Allergen-Free Halloween Candy Quick List for great candy…

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