The Best Food Allergy Articles and Blogs from 2018

The Best Food Allergy Articles and Blogs from 2018

I try and come up with a new blog post every week (with some exceptions).  From recipes to talking about school, meal planning, travel and more, I’m constantly coming up with posts that I think will be helpful for food allergy moms.  So I went through to find which posts were most visited this year.  Enjoy!

Chocolate Holiday Bombs

Chocolate Holiday Bombs

These yummy little packages are crispy and crunchy on the outside and ooey, gooey on the inside. So delicious and perfect for a holiday get-together, school party (if non-food treats aren’t preferred), or your holiday treat tray. The kids will love making them because it’s a bit of a messy job, which is even better.

Seven Things That Will Make You Motivated to Meal Plan and Get Out of the Food Allergy Dinnertime Rut

Seven Things That Will Make You Motivated to Meal Plan and Get Out of the Food Allergy Dinnertime Rut

Motivation to meal plan can come and go but there are simple and practical ways to make sure you won’t lose interest. My personal favourite is doing it in a group of other food allergy mamas like the one I’ve created for you. Find out more in this post.

Interview with a Food Allergy Mom; How She Gets Safe Allergy Eats on the Table Every. Single. Day

In this blog I’m interviewing a fellow food allergy mama to discover how she gets safe allergy eats on the table EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Thanks to Christel for giving us her secrets!

3 Steps to Figuring Out What's For Dinner With Food Allergies When You Have No Idea

3 Steps to Figuring Out What's For Dinner With Food Allergies When You Have No Idea

Use these easy steps the next time you’re feeling stuck for food allergy dinner ideas.  Although meal planning will save you more time and energy in the long run; this process will give you the inspiration and ideas for an easy dinner when meal planning isn’t in the cards!

Meal Planning 101: How Food Allergy Moms Can Save a Weekend of Time Every Year

Meal Planning 101: How Food Allergy Moms Can Save a Weekend of Time Every Year

So here’s the truth mama.  Finding the perfect recipe isn’t what’s holding you back from more dinnertime variety with less cooking time and stress. 

What’s holding you back is not taking the small amount of time to PLAN how you’ll use the recipes you ALREADY have.  The secret is in grouping the recipes and strategically re-using every one of them. 

Doing this will not only increase your meal variety, but it will especially save time (up to 24 hours or a full weekend per year) searching for new recipes.

Why Meal Planning Isn't Always the Best Option for Busy Food Allergy Moms (and What To Do Instead)

Why Meal Planning Isn't Always the Best Option for Busy Food Allergy Moms (and What To Do Instead)

Meal planning for me has become a blend of structure (pre-planning) and flexibility (cooking from the pantry) to fit whatever stage or needs we have as a family and I as a mom.  This perfect mixture of structure and flexibility keep my meals inspired with variety but also efficient and running smoothly.