Your family will be together for the upcoming holidays and you are stressed about the meal you are hosting. Aunt Susie is newly gluten free. You also think your brother’s girlfriend is a vegan. What should you do to accommodate these dietary restrictions? Most importantly, how can you be a good host while managing the menu and keeping your sanity? Try approaching this meal with three simple steps: 1. Understand your guest’s dietary restrictions. 2. Work out the base menu.
As a mother of a child with severe food allergies, I know holidays can be difficult to enjoy. A lot of hard work and planning goes into each holiday to keep your child safe and happy. But it is all worth it when you know your child can safely celebrate the holiday fun. Even if you don’t have a child with a food allergy, you likely know one. Here are a few tips to help make any holiday safe for kids with food allergies (and hopefully, happy, too!): Check in with your child’