To a person with life threatening food allergies – places like fairs and carnivals can be pretty overwhelming. I just got back from the Orange County Fair, and I must have walked past hundreds of people with chocolate bananas covered in peanuts, Reese’s donuts, and bags of peanuts. Safety is extremely important, but I also…Continue Reading “Enjoying Fairs, Carnivals, and Festivals with Food Allergies”

It’s springtime – and love is in the air. There seems to be no better way to celebrate the season of love than with a wedding! While weddings are meant to be wonderful celebrations of love, these events can cause anxiety and pose a risk to people suffering from severe food allergies. I have been…Continue Reading “How To Enjoy Weddings (and other special events) with Severe Food Allergies”

The break room, lunch-time, potlucks, office parties. Food is a part of the workplace, which is usually something not many people think of – unless you have food allergies. Whether it is volunteering, a part-time job, or a full-time job, food allergies are an added issue to the workplace, so it is important to take as…Continue Reading “4 Tips for Dealing with Food Allergies in the Workplace”