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Let’s juice it – Part 1. Adding vegetables and fruit to a fussy three year old’s diet.

  A three year old fussy child = a vegetable and fruit avoider. A three year old highly allergic fussy child = a voluntary carnivore. So how do you get a three year old carnivore to devour fruit and vegetables? […]

No More Reactions One giant sweet potato

One giant sweet potato!

  It was just by chance that Kai’s big brother Jey put on his “Giants” shirt this morning. Who would have thought he would be helping me pull out one giant sweet potato from our little backyard veggie patch? This […]

Kai's Lush Lamingtons (GF, EF, DF)

Kai’s Lush Lamingtons (GF, EF, DF)

Kai’s Lush Lamingtons are simply divine. They are the softest, lightest, gluten free cakes I have made. This recipe does not need any gums or methylcellulose egg replacers to ‘fluff’ it up.  This too-hard-to-resist gluten free lamington is inspired by a vegan, wheat-based […]

Easter bunny Happy Easter NMR

How to have an allergy-friendly Easter

  It is that time of year again when well-meaning teachers, friends, family and total strangers offer baked goodies or chocolates to our children, and when you as an allergy parent, scramble for non-food ideas to help your child still […]

Banana Bread

Kai’s Sweet Banana Bread (gluten free and top 8 allergen free)

Soon after Kai turned three we decided to try him on banana again – one of his first noticeable allergens. Will he react? I had the antihistamines ready, the Epi-pen Jr on hand, and my husband home. We were ready. […]

Kai's Choice Chocolate Cake (GF, EF, DF)

Kai’s Choice Chocolate Cake (GF, EF, DF) – with a little bit of hidden goodness

My mission: to create a delicious chocolate cake free of the top 8 allergens (especially wheat, eggs, milk, and butter) that could be served up at birthday parties and which could be enjoyed by EVERYONE, not just Kai on his […]


How to use an Epi-Pen

The day I had to administer the Epi-Pen Jr on Kai was one of the most frightening days of my life, and I’m sure it was one of his as well! (You can read about that incident in the post, […]

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