Allergy Free Play Dough Recipe

The Quest For Allergy Free Play Dough:

Hi Folks! On our quest to keep thing fresh and fun I decided to buy Caleb (my toddler) a pack of the timeless classic  – play dough.  Thankfully I decided to read the ingredients before purchasing it and saw that wheat and soy were on the label! What??  Who would have thought that play dough contained some of the top food allergens!  I was determined for my child to have at least one play dough experience, so I found an allergy  free recipe and made it myself! Allergy free play dough! Oh yeah! The recipe used is courtesy of The American Academy of Allergy Ashma and Immunology. Here’s how I made it:

Caleb’s Corner: Allergy Free Rice Crispy Treats (Vegan)

 The Rice Crispy Treat Motivation: It’s the holiday season and sweet treats are EVERYWHERE! When you have a child who is allergic to the main ingredients in most sweet treats alternatives are necessary!  I’ve always…

Plants are Cool: Benefits of Cinnamon

Hi Folks! Holiday food preparations are in full swing and a spice that you will find in tons of dishes (traditionally more sweet than savory) is cinnamon! I’ve become more of a fan throughout the years and love adding it to my oatmeal, sorrel and apple pie.  My favorite dessert of all time: sweet potato pie  – just isn’t the same without it.  Cinnamon is more than just a dessert completing spice.  It has wonderful health benefits that I’m going to tell you about:

Caleb’s Corner: Allergy Free Food List For Toddlers

Hi Folks! We’ve been on this allergy free journey for over three years now! Wow! Hard to believe but it’s true! I want to share a list of allergy free food items that are a big part of Caleb’s diet.  As a reminder he has been diagnosed with multiple protein allergies and cannot have the following: dairy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, oats, soy, barley, rye….and I think that’s it! Although I feel like I’m missing a few.  Anywho, if you are a parent or family member of a child who has a lot of food allergies this list will prove to be very helpful.  In our healing journey we’ve uncovered an extensive list of what he can eat.  His diet is also pediatrician and herbalist approved! 🙂