Freedible's Top 10 Food Allergy Posts
There is so much to learn and do when you get diagnosed with a food allergy - the first question is where to begin!
Our community of 300+ specialty food bloggers has been working together to create the web's first crowd-sourced collection of tips, stories, reviews and other know-how to help. It's a veritable , while proving that you're not alone!
Here are some of our favorites from among the hundreds shared on freedible thus far - come see the whole collection and sign up in our Food Allergy Dible
to ask questions and join the conversation!
For all kids, the "first kiss" is one of those developmental milestones that says "wake up, Mom - adulthood is coming" - but how can you know you're child's prepared for all the added responsibility that will bring for a child with food allergies? In this beautifully-written piece, Allergy Amulet
shares how she approaches the fine line between creating safe bubbles and empowerment. A great read!
In this heart-felt post, MI Gluten Free Gal
pulls back the curtain on how food allergies and celiac disease can affect the sense of connection and belonging that are at the heart of religious communities, along with tips for making sure religious traditions are safe and inclusive for all.
Eating out can be nerve-wracking for anyone with food allergies, but sending your food-allergic teen out for their first restaurant meal without you takes nerves of steal! Food allergy champion and freedible friend AllergyEats
shares 10 great, practical tips for setting your teen on the road to food allergy-safe independence.
As part of our Thanksgiving conversation, Aterica
shared these excellent tips for how to talk to your extended family about your food allergies, and the tweaks that need to be made to make holiday traditions work for your family. An "evergreen" guide for the whole year through!
Food allergies aren't just for kids - and how we treat our co-workers with food allergies makes an important statement about what the future will bring for our food allergic kids! Renowned food allergy and travel advocate No Nut Traveler
shares how an employment discrimination raised alarm bells about the attitudes her food allergic child is likely to meet today and in the future.
Our Community Manager, Rebecca Sherrow
, shares her open ode, and call to arms, to food allergy parents everywhere: the unsung heroes of a generation on the frontlines of the food allergy epidemic.
Didn't have British Columbia on your summer travel list? You will soon! Just scrolling through the snapshots in this photo-essay of food will get your get-up-and-go juices flowing. This is our kind of post: The Allergy Free Wife
is not just sharing the hotspots that made her vacation a success, she's giving back to the small businesses who go the extra mile to help custom eaters be who, where and with whom we want to be!
What - you've got food allergies or intolerances and yet you're still thinking about going vegetarian? No Fear of Food provides tips you can take straight to the grocery store in this Nutrition 101 post!
We've become convinced there isn't much our friends at Allergy Superheroes
wouldn't do to support families with food allergies, and that includes baking 18 cakes in pursuit of THE best vegan and nut-free egg substitute! And, being who they are they provide snapshots of the ingredient labels and everything (including a disclosure that they're working with a gluten-full cake mix to isolate out the binding properties of the egg subs). Come see the results for yourself - it's like a science fair project!
Whether as an adult or a child, traveling with food allergies is tough - and Courtney
from LPHJ Kitchen shares the most comprehensive travel tips we've seen!
You can browse all our food allergy posts - along with tips on everything from travel to managing food restrictions at school - in our Food Allergy Tips collection, and filter recipes from other families with food allergies and other dietary constraints in our community-wide cookbook.
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