Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Allergy-Friendly Guest Post at Natural and Free today!

I've always been lucky, I guess, in that I can eat pretty much anything I choose to eat.  I knew about food allergies from an early age, because my aunt can have a potentially deadly reaction to shellfish and strawberries.  But back then, I didn't think much about food choices.  I met my first vegetarian in elementary school, when it was still sort of a "hippie" way of life.  In college, I met people who kept kosher, and found a host of people who were not only vegetarian, but vegan.  And after grad school, I started to encounter friends who had a wide variety of allergies and sensitivities to all kinds of foods: dairy, fish, nuts, soy.  Recently, the number of people I know with sensitivities to wheat and gluten has grown significantly.  Because I love to feed other people, and feeding people means being sensitive to restricted diets, I've become increasingly interested in recipes that accommodate both diet choices and allergies.

I jumped at the chance to guest post about an allergy-friendly treat at Natural and Free today!  Julie's blog is an amazing resource for people who need to accommodate for allergies in their diets; many of the recipes she posts are nut-, soy-, fish-, dairy-, and gluten-free; ALL of them are allergy-friendly in some way, and all of them use unprocessed, natural, real foods.

Please go visit Julie's blog for the story behind my allergy-friendly chocolate cupcakes (updated from my previous recipe for people who are also allergic to soy), and for a wealth of healthy, allergy-friendly recipes and advice!
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  1. Thank you for your kind words, Justine, and thank you so much for being my guest today! :)

  2. Ooooh this is awesome - Lucky is allergic to eggs and tree nuts and I am ALWAYS on the lookout for baked goods that don't use either in the recipe. Thanks for the link. Totally bookmarking her site. :)

  3. Serenity, I hope you find what you're looking for on my blog! :) Feel free to email me any time; I'm happy to help!

  4. You are so awesome! Knock on wood, I feel lucky that my family and I do not have any food allergies or diagnosed sensitivities (though I am cutting out a lot of acidic things right now to see if that will help with my urinary tract issues), but I love knowing that there are resources and bloggers like you and Julie giving people dealing with food allergies and sensitivities more options. Heading over to check out your post!

  5. Thank you for your kind words, Kathy! :) She did a great job on her post, didn't she? Looks so yummy!


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