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Fresh Spring Herbs

Being able to naturally add flavor is a key technique in the kitchen when allergies limit your primary food options. Spices have year-round availability, but fresh herbs hit their stride in spring. In addition to well-loved basil, chives, cilantro, dill, oregano, parsley, rosemary and thyme, consider adding the following sprigs to your regular rotation. Chervil Similar to parsley… Read more »

Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Tex-Mex Recipes

For your next taco night, avoid prepackaged fillers and allergen worries with these simple and safe Mexican food elements. Speedy Guacamole Pit and scoop flesh from 2 medium avocados into a medium bowl. Thoroughly mash with 3-4 teaspoons lime juice, to taste, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Optionally mash in any of the following: 1 crushed clove garlic, 2 tablespoons fresh… Read more »

Perfect Kids’ Party Food

Allergic kids will have a blast with these safe and bite-size snack foods by Keeley McGuire, the food-allergy blogger known for her incredible lunchtime ideas. Here’s a taste of her allergy-friendly creations, which were featured in Allergic Living’s Spring 2015 magazine. Cruisin’ Corndogs For a party or to up the fun factor at dinnertime, you can… Read more »