Wheat

The history: What do you feed a child that lives on wheat and dairy, but who you now know is allergic to both?

That was my dilemma when 19 month old Kai had allergy testing done and those IgE blood tests came back positive for wheat and dairy! Here was a child that had wheat based cereals for breakfast, a yoghurt with fruit […]

Egg

Egg – is it really that bad?

At 17 months Kai had a pikelet for the first time. Although hesitant at first, he ended up devouring at least one whole pikelet, if not two. (Remember we did not get any allergy test results until 2 months later, […]

Peanut butter

Peanut allergy? That only ‘happened’ to other kids right?

I had heard over the years about unfortunate children who had a severe allergy to peanuts and how they had to carefully check everything before eating it and always had to carry an Epi-Pen. Poor things. Kai’s older sibling didn’t have […]

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