New Controversial Treatment for Peanut Allergy

Would you give your kid a very small and controlled amount of peanut if he’s allergic? This new controversial treatment is happening now in Denver.  Read more here. And let me know what you think because I have been approached to do something similar with my son recently, but I’m not 100% sure I will.

Experimental Procedure. Can It Stop Food Allergies?

Would you try anything to make your child less susceptible to food allergies? Dr. Love pioneered a treatment called Oral Immunotheraphy to expose kids to their allergies. Read more about it here. http://www.fox23.com/news/green-country-families-try-experimental-procedure-to-stop-food-allergies/68799828  

Sweet Wheat Cereal

Another great discovery is this cereal called Sweetened Wheat-Fuls by Mom’s Best Cereals. All those names are registered trademarks by the way.  The ingredients are very simple and therefore easy to digest for those who are not allergic to gluten: whole grain wheat, sugar, gelatin and freshness preserved with Vitamin E. It’s been 4 straight…

Heavenly Nut-Free Cookies

You are not going to believe your tastebuds when you try Mrs. Thinster’s. I went to #kingsoopers and found these two bags of cookies that emphasized: made in a facility that does NOT process peanuts and tree nuts. I never felt so safe in my life. So I bought cake batter flavor for my little…

A victory for this granola bar

#ianapproved the chocolate chip chewy granola bars by #CascadianFarm! He loved them. These ones only contain milk and soy ingredients and are organic. So they don’t mention anything about being processed on shared equipment, but they do mention a bunch of wholesome ingredients. Give them a try.

Food allergy or intolerance?

This chart by Yorktest labs I found on godairyfree.org, shows you the differences between allergy and intolerance. It’s good to know that there are so many people in the same boat as us, that way we can count on each other for support. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and to talk to your kids about…

How to talk to kids about their food allergy

Do you know that age matters when explaining food allergies to kids? Using the correct verbiage is just one of the valuable advices in this article.  I hope it serves its’ purpose.

Gluten-free chocolate cereal

Another #ianapproved cereal. This one, Koala Crisp,  is made of brown rice flour, cane sugar, cocoa, sea salt, molasses. It is organic and produced in a facility that uses peanuts, tree nuts and soy. He loves it. Thanks @naturespath brand.

How it feels to have an allergic reaction

Ian often wonders how he can tell if he should take Benadryl or call 911. I found this to be interesting and I’m sharing it here even before I share it with him. If your child has described something else, please share it. Thanks!

Nuts on a Plane, Safe?

I have always wondered about the airborne protein of peanuts aboard an aicraft. You? Here’s an explanation. I would like to know what other people think, too.