Welcome to the Fourth Edition of the Living with Food Allergies Carnival! This week we have nine terrific posts for your perusal, including lots of delicious-looking recipes.
Food Allergies and the Holidays
- Halloween may be over, but Barb Nicoletti at Go Dairy Free has a big thank you for some candy and treat companies who helped to make a school party safe and fun at A Halloween Bash Made Memorable for Food Allergic Kids.
- What would Thanksgiving be without pumpkin pie for dessert? Here's a recipe for Dairy-free, nut-free Pumpkin Pie that looks both simple and delicious, courtesy of Allergic Mom of My Kids' Allergies.
- And speaking of Thanksgiving, here's an entire meal! Gina Clowes, from the must-read Allergy Moms blog, put together an entire allergy-safe Thanksgiving menu with links to recipes, including six dessert ideas.
Eating Out with Allergies
- Kristi Winkels of Eating with Food Allergies offers a cheat sheet on Eating Out With Food Allergies --- everything from etiquette to the best times to go to restaurants to how to approach chefs about your allergies. Her tips come from asking chefs themselves about the best way to get your allergies taken seriously.
- And if you've ever considered going to Hawaii, here's a reference to gluten-free restaurants and groceries on Oahu and Waikiki, courtesy of the Go Oahu Card blog.
- As Christine explains, a desire to eat healthier led her to experiment with making crepes from scratch. Her recipe for Cinnamon and Honey Crepes at Me, My Kid, and Life is soy-free and nut-free as well as simple.
- Fall's bounty isn't as obvious as summer's, but there's some good eating to be had. In Eating with the Seasons, I've got five safe recipes for fruits and vegetables that are in farmers' markets and groceries right now.
Parenting with Food Allergies
- Wouldn't you expect your pediatrician's office to be one place you'd be safe from allergens? Rational Jenn had multiple experiences with other patrons eating unsafe snacks in a doctor's waiting room --- but a great response from her doctor! --- in Why I Like Our Pediatrician.
- Here's a great way to keep your emergency supplies organized. Sarah of No Whey, Mama shares her solutions for keeping her allergic daughter's EpiPens, safe snacks, and Benadryl stored at school, on the go, and at other locations like church in Allergy Kits, or I Am Not a Doctor; Don't Sue Me.
That's all for this carnival. Your mission: go forth and read! The next edition of the Living with Food Allergies Carnival will be November 29 at Rational Jenn's blog. To submit an article, use this link.