Skeeter Nut Free Cookies and Graham Teen Review

Even though a few months ago my daughter and I tried to see how we could put the individual packs of the food allergy friendly Skeeter Snacks Chocolate Chunk Cookies to good use (my fav remains over frozen yogurt).  I put Skeeters through the high school teenager acid test!  Yes, I gave them to a group of teens after a trip to the movies.  I asked for their honest opinions--I … [Read more...]

Kyle Dine Benificiary to new Anaphyalxis HQ

There has been so much movement within the short few weeks of this New Year, 2014 in our food allergy world!  I've watched new bloggers join our merry group (welcome NutFreeWok), The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team launch as an education and advocacy force and now, Jodie Hommer of Team Anaphylaxis has launched Anaphylaxis HQ™ and announced that Kyle Dine will be … [Read more...]

Valentine's Day: Food Allergy Style Ideas

I'm just recovering from Christmas and my daughter's three-week winter break and I can't believe I'm ordering food allergy safe Valentine's Day treats!  We maneuver Valentine's Day with safe treats at home and a fun crafty item for school.    Even though I'm a self-proclaimed connoisseur of chocolate, I really enjoy non-chocolate delights for Valentine's Day.  Living with food … [Read more...]

FREE: Food Allergy Accomodations Webinar (504 IHCP plans)

If you have school aged children with food allergies, then you might find this upcoming  "504 Plans and Individual Health Care Plans (IHCP)" Webinar, Tuesday, Janauary 14,2014 at 7pm EST (or 4pm PST for us West Coast Types) very helpful.  Do you know what the difference between a 504 Plan and IHCP is and when you need one?  In our community, we'll chat about 504 plans and ask … [Read more...]

I'm Updating and Seek Your Wisdom

Happy 2014!  It is time for me to give my blogsite a face lift!!!  I'm plotting and planning fresh new ways to share and organize information.  I am having a few technical issues and believe the time is now to clean those up and bring in some freshness.  Please either comment below or send me an email at caroline@gratefulfoodie.com with your ideas.  I welcome all suggestions … [Read more...]