Grateful Foodie https://www.gratefulfoodie.com Food Allergies • Asthma • Baking and Life Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:17:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.1 https://i0.wp.com/www.gratefulfoodie.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-icon-2016.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Grateful Foodie https://www.gratefulfoodie.com 32 32 22513772 Flooding: Get to the Mold Fast! https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/flooding-get-to-the-mold-fast/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/flooding-get-to-the-mold-fast/#respond Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:17:44 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106364 We are in the thick of flooding here in Reno (and in California). Other than those three pumps working hard to keep water out of our home, I’m concerned about mold. My two worst asthma triggers: cold air and mold! As I listen to the rain pound my roof, I started my research about dealing with mold […]

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Fruit Bin Blueberry Muffins https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/fruit-bin-blueberry-muffins/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/fruit-bin-blueberry-muffins/#comments Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:07:10 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106355 What to do with tired looking strawberries, pears or other fruit? Just blend them up and toss them into muffins! My fruit bin was looking rather sad the other day. My fruit was on its last limb and was not appetizing enough to adorn my yogurt. I hate any kind of waste, so I plopped […]

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Calling on College Bound Students with Food Allergies or Celiac Disease https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/calling-on-college-bound-students-with-food-allergies-or-celiac-disease/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/calling-on-college-bound-students-with-food-allergies-or-celiac-disease/#comments Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:09:44 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106350 I swear the skies opened up and the angels sang! A desperately needed new resource, U.S. Colleges Directory: Comparing Food Allergies and Gluten-Free Policies has been recently released to the public. Allergic Living Magazine rolled up their sleeves and worked very hard to provide this invaluable information to our young people growing up with food allergies and celiac disease. […]

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Food Allergy and American Airlines: Things Are About to Get Real https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/food-allergy-and-american-airlines-things-are-about-to-get-real/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/food-allergy-and-american-airlines-things-are-about-to-get-real/#comments Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:47:13 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106333 Change starts right here. Right now.  Our adrenaline rushed when my friend and attorney Mary Vargas, shared today’s potentially landmark actions against American Airlines (AA). Stein & Vargas filed a Complaint with the US Department of Transportation regarding American Airlines (see letter: DOT Complaint Filed) for “targeting and discriminating against individuals with peanut and tree nut […]

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Candy Cane Fun’s Allergy Savvy Twist https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/top-8-allergen-free-surprise-treat-fast-affordable-and-fun/ Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:36:56 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106297 Clearly, I thought I did not hear it right when a friend told me to dip my beloved candy cane into a lemon. Yuck.  I live for candy canes and that sounded like blasphemy . I even freeze candy canes so I have them all year round and I don’t care when my kids scoff at […]

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Tools For a Successful Holiday: Printable Allergen Card https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/tools-for-a-successful-holiday-printable-allergen-card/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/tools-for-a-successful-holiday-printable-allergen-card/#comments Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:12:13 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106283 With Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s heading straight for us, I thought this tool from the good folks over at ConsumerSafety.org is a winner.  They created free printable Holiday Allergen Cards to be used when sharing meals. One simply checks off the allergens present in the dish while acknowledging the cook. I usually end up attempting […]

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The Podcast that’s Like Talking to Your Best Friend https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/podcast-thats-like-talking-best-friend/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/podcast-thats-like-talking-best-friend/#comments Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:17:35 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106269 Have you ever met someone and think, darn it why isn’t she or he my neighbor? If they did live next door, you’d be over their house “borrowing” a cup of sugar constantly. That describes the personable host of Parenting Food Allergies Podcast, Sue Webb. The podcast name says it and all when I asked […]

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Rich, flavorful Sunbutter Rice Krispy Style Treats are YUM https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/rich-flavorful-sunbutter-rice-krispy-style-treats-are-yum/ https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/rich-flavorful-sunbutter-rice-krispy-style-treats-are-yum/#comments Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:53:10 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106258 For the last 13 years, my son has hosted a food stand to raise funds to help battle food insecurity in our community. His pal Kienan joined him over the last ten years and even though the man boys are now in college, they come together to bake, make signs and raise funds. This last […]

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Food Allergies/Celiac: Feed Our Food Insecure Today! https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/food-allergiesceliac-feed-our-food-insecure-today/ Sun, 27 Nov 2016 14:32:23 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106234 Giving Tuesday is tomorrow, but there is a big need taking place today. Knowing there are children and adults in my food allergy world (Celiac too) who are hungry today inspires me to do something about it. If you haven’t met them yet, the Food Equality Initiative is working to solve a critical problem that plagues […]

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Food Allergies: Your Mother-Inlaw Said What? https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/food-allergies-your-mother-inlaw-said-what/ Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:15:53 +0000 https://www.gratefulfoodie.com/?p=106221 How many times have we either shared family horror stories or cried out, “…she really said that to you?” As much as we all love the holiday season, it brings on so much painful anxiety that only another food allergy moms might understand. Finding that balance between enjoying our loved ones and staying safe when […]

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