baking, food allergies, nut allergy, nut free cooking, parenting, Uncategorized

Homemade Nut Free Granola

I used to LOVE eating vanilla granola with almond slivers from the grocery store. I would eat it as a snack and mixed into a bowl of yogurt with strawberries and honey. Once I was diagnosed with a tree nut allergy, I couldn't easily find a safe granola or similar safe crunchy cereal substitute for… Continue reading Homemade Nut Free Granola


Happy belated Valentine’s Day!

I’m a day late for a valentine’s day post. We made a few fun food items, I still wanted to share with everyone! We had another snow day on Monday so, we decorated some heart shaped sugar cookies with royal icing. I made the cookie dough in the morning and chilled it for only an… Continue reading Happy belated Valentine’s Day!

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The stress of dining out with food allergies

I don't remember when it was, or where we had been eating. I do however vividly remember eating out at a restaurant when Alyssa and Tyler were very young. The waiter asked us if we had any food allergies and I replied: "Nope, luckily none of us have any food allergies!"  I'm not sure, why… Continue reading The stress of dining out with food allergies