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I'm Amy, an allergic foodie. Even though I have multiple food allergies, celiac disease, and eosinophilic esophagitis, I live life to the fullest. Food challenges run in our family, too. My oldest son has a dairy allergy and my youngest, in college, has celiac disease. I am very active in the food allergy community and enjoy supporting others going through similar difficulties.

Denial, or Why I Ate That Damn Pizza

Denial, or Why I Ate That Damn Pizza
I never eat something I know I shouldn't. This, folks, is called being in denial. Denial is when you pretend something that happened didn't really happen....

"I Gave Up Martinis" & Other Mistakes an Allergic Foodie Admits

At the risk of losing a few readers who rely on me for gluten-free and allergy-friendly wisdom, today I'm coming clean. Ready? An Allergic Foodie has...

To Eaters of Everything

To Eaters of Everything from an Allergic Foodie

Dear Eaters of Everything,

I remember what it was like to be you.

Once upon a time, not so long ago, I sipped my Starbucks soy latte while nibbling on a blueberry muffin, waiting for my kids to finish their guitar lessons. On shopping excursions, I picked up a fast-food salad without worrying about the croutons or the shredded cheese or the dressing with soy oil.  During football games, I ate deep-fried chicken wings not once considering what else had been fried in the fryer.  At movies, I shared buttered popcorn with my husband.  I even munched on prepackaged cookies–without reading the label!  

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