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Pumpkin Spice Season With an Allergy-Friendly Twist

Pumpkin Spice Season With an Allergy-Friendly Twist

There’s more to September than back to school. It’s also the kick-off of Pumpkin Spice Season. As with any food-based trend, however, finding an allergy-friendly alternative can be difficult, unless you’re ready to roll your sleeves up and make your own. Here’s the good news: You’ve got plenty of simple and delectable pumpkin spice recipes to pick from. A few of them can be found here. 

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Back to School with Allergies: COVID-19 Edition

Back to School with Allergies: COVID-19 Edition

The coronavirus has added some new twists to the August routine you may have grown accustomed to. Now we’re trying to figure out what Back-to-School during a pandemic looks like. Your local school district may be releasing plans, then modifying and releasing updated plans. There are a lot more questions to navigate this year and the August routine that we’ve become comfortable with no longer applies. The following items are certainly not an exhaustive list, but they should help you get focused on some ideas that you may not have considered previously.

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Surviving with Food Allergies in a Pandemic

Surviving with Food Allergies in a Pandemic

The tight supplies haven’t just impacted our food options at the point of purchase. Food manufacturers are also experiencing challenges in securing specific ingredients needed to produce their packaged goods. In order to continue producing their products, manufacturers may opt to make changes to their formulations, and that’s presenting an entirely new, potentially dangerous challenge for food allergy families.

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Make Cooking a Team Sport for Your Allergic Family

Make Cooking a Team Sport for Your Allergic Family

You may not have considered yourself much of a cook in your life “pre-allergies,” but when your child (or other family member) is diagnosed with a life-threatening food allergy, you find yourself picking up a kitchen habit. While you’re honing your chopping skills and toning up your piping technique, cupcake by cupcake, invite your kids to the counter and have them help out.

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