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Oct 29, 2019

Just in time for our kids’ favorite holiday Halloween, when even the most restrained parents cross over to the dark side, our good friend, the public health crusader Bettina Elias Siegel is releasing her long awaited book- ten years in the making- KID FOOD: The Challenge of feeding children in a highly processed world. The work is remarkable in many ways, most notably because it is a broad overview of …
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Our family has food allergies. While our eight-year-old daughter is the one who must carry Epinephrine and has IGE-mediated allergies, me, my husband, our non-allergic five-year-old daughter — the entire family — is impacted in myriad ways that have no beginning, no end. As an allergy mom, I am regularly chatting with my daughter’s friends’ and classmates’ parents, to delicately raise awareness about her food allergies. They say, Joey is …
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Apr 7, 2019

Spring Has Sprung!

And in our house, that means picnic weather. Once the daffodils begin to sprout my kids start begging to eat dinner outside. So tonight, exhausted after a long weekend of sports practices and birthday parties and not wanting the day to end, I welcomed the break from cooking (and cleaning up after) a “proper” meal. On our menu – fresh roasted turkey and cheddar sandwiches, cut up carrots, strawberries and …
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