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OIT -Reaching the Finish Line

May 8th was a big day for us. A really big day. we graduated from Oral Immunotherapy after a week of successful food challenges to cashews, hazelnuts and walnuts. I wasn’t expecting to take our …

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Olive Garden with Food Allergies

Olive Garden is one of the few places we’ve ventured out to eat with an egg, milk, and nut allergic child. I love that it is a chain and we can find one most places …

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The Temptation to Overcompensate

When I became a mother, I decided I was going to teach my children to make healthy choices. I wanted to be sure they ate plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains. We were going …

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Traditional Chex Mix

Traditional Chex Mix is one of the few store bought snacks that does not contain dairy or nuts. It contains wheat and soy. Since my hubby loves to munch on things during car trips, this …

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Food Allergy Treatment: Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)

Up until last year I had never heard of OIT. I may have seen the acronym mentioned in a Facebook post somewhere, but didn’t pay much attention to it since I didn’t know what it …

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In-N-Out with Food Allergies

We recently took the family to In-N-Out for burgers.  This is one of the few restaurants we feel we can go to for a hamburger and fries with the whole family.  The hamburger buns and …

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Milk and Egg Free Breakfast Ideas

One of the hardest meals for someone with egg, milk and nut allergies is breakfast.  Nearly every breakfast food you can think of involves milk or eggs; cereal, pancakes, muffins, oatmeal, omelets, breakfast burritos, you …

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