Wednesday, April 1, 2015

International Food Allergy Bloggers Journal - April 2015

Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the International Food Allergy Bloggers Journal! We have some great thought-provoking as well as some mouth-watering posts for you to enjoy from top food allergy bloggers near and far.

Ali of The Substitute Teacher shares two exciting food allergy friendly recipes--"Buffalo Chicken Meatballs" and "Breaded Pork Chops in a Mushroom Sauce (LF, GF)."

 Daniella shares her recipe for "Dairy-free, Egg-Free, Nut-free Delicious Donuts" from her blog, Smart Allergy-Friendly Education. Love the heart-shaped donuts!

Dining Out
 Dairy Free Gina tells us about a restaurant in Disney's Animal Kingdom in her post, "Sanaa Never Fails to Satisfy".

On Safe Eats, there is a new restaurant review for a Zachary's, located in the San Francisco Bay area.

Life with Food Allergies
"Dear Friends and Family of an Allergy Parent", from Lyndsey Edwards of Living with Cow's Milk Protein Allergy, is a heartfelt letter inviting the reader to take a walk in the shoes of an allergy parent.

Lauren Kossack, of Our Life as an Epi-Family, shares some helpful advice with newly diagnosed food allergy families in her post, "Your Child's Been Diagnosed with a Life Threatening Allergy--Now What?"

Oh Ma Deehness' Homa Woodrum offers vignettes of the challenges and joys in everyday life with food allergies in her post Water.

Jennifer B of Food Allergy Buzz shares a post supporting the Food Allergy Educational Campaign for March 2015:Get to Know Your Epi and Practice (#FAEC15).

To submit a post for consideration, click here.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

International Food Allergy Bloggers Journal - March 2015 Edition

Welcome to the March 2015 edition of the International Food Allergy Bloggers Journal, where food allergy bloggers from around the globe share some of their favorite recent blog posts!

Amy E. Tracy of Adventures of an Allergic Foodie provides some helpful information about Celiac Disease in her post "Questions about Celiac Disease:? A Helpful List."

The Allergic Butterfly shares a post entitled "A Day in the Life of a Teenager with Food Allergies" on her blog The Allergic Butterfly .

In this time of food recalls, Beth Anne Van Horn helps us learn how to make our own "Taco Seasoning" on her blog The Allergy Safe Kitchen. 

Author Colette Martin of Learning to Eat Allergy-Free shares "Recipes From The Allergy-Free Pantry". Colette says "Here I share some of my favorite recipes from The Allergy-Free Pantry."

Daniella Knell shares some thoughts about life with food allergies many can relate to in "Food Allergies Suck.. But It Could Be Worse - Lessons from an Unknown Soldier" on her blog, Smart Allergy Friendly Education.

Here is some good advice for those of you with school aged children with food allergies in "Top 3 Non-Negotiables for Food Allergy Accommodation Plans" by Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed. of

Heddi Nieuwsma shares news about "Food Allergy Clinical Trials in Switzerland" on her blog, Dairy-Free Switzerland

Jennifer Thoman of Thoman House writes about that tough decision too many parents face "To Inject or Not Inject". Jennifer writes on a variety of subjects in her family's life, including food allergies, which she noted, "does come up frequently in our daily lives." 

Kathryn Martin of Mamacado shares her breakfast recipe, "SunButter Baked Oatmeal" and says "Hope you enjoy this tasty dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free recipe!"

Libby of The Allergic Kid addresses the disturbing "trend of health gurus recommending faking a food allergy in restaurants." in her post "Restaurant Rights and Wrongs: Should You Fake a Food Allergy?"

Nicole Smith of AllergicChild offers a post many parents of a child with food allergies can relate to, "My Obsession with my Child's Health."

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Food Allergy Blog Post Submissions Are Now Being Accepted

Do you remember the old Living with Food Allergies Blog Carnival? We're re-invigorating it in a new format with a permanent home here at Food Allergy Blog Club. Independent bloggers are welcome to submit blog posts about food allergies here. Blog posts may not be sponsored or promotional in nature (please no promos for any products, books, brands, companies or organizations).

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Introducing the Food Allergy Blog Club

Are you a food allergy blogger? Are you interested in sharing blog tips with other food allergy bloggers and having a virtual meeting space to exchange blog ideas and questions, and maybe pick other bloggers' brains? Join the new Food Allergy Blog Club (formerly the Living with Food Allergies Blog Carnival). It's a club for all the unpaid and underpaid food allergy bloggers to exchange information, support each other, collaborate, and get organized.

Here is the group's Facebook url. To be eligible for the Food Allergy Blog Club, you must have a blog and provide the name and url of the blog. Please note: After we receive your membership request, we'll send a brief message through Facebook asking for your blog name and url before we click "approve" for group membership.