Tag: garlic allergy
How To Do Playdates With Food Allergies
Have you ever seen that parenting meme that goes, “Currently approving my kid’s friends based on which parents I think will drink wine with me on playdates”? Pre-kids, I used to sip my coffee, scroll through my morning Facebook feed, and chuckle to myself whenever I saw that meme. I’m not going to lie, I totally…
What In the World Is Food Cross-Contact?
“Dear cross-contact, I hate your stinking guts. You make me vomit. You’re scum between my toes!” Those infamous words of the Little Rascals echo through my head every time I deal with possible cross-contact of food. If cross-contact had an actual face, I’d probably punch it. For reals. All humor (and aggressiveness) aside, perhaps you are just now hearing the…
Managing a Food Allergy That’s Not Top 8!
Without a doubt, living with an allergy to a Top 8 food is difficult. Conversely, managing an allergy that is not on the Top 8 list can add a whole new level of complicated. If you are new to the allergy world, you might even be wondering what a “Top 8 allergen” or “non-Top 8…