Health & Wellness

Expiration dates: to eat or not to eat?

Have you ever wondered if it is okay to eat products that are past the “use by,” “best before,” “enjoy by” and other expiration dates? If so, you are not alone! Many people find these terms extremely confusing.  The good [...]

Expiration dates: to eat or not to eat? 2021-04-01T10:47:34-05:00

Eating A Healthy Diet Means Getting Creative

By Cindy Kaplan Have you ever read an article outlining the foods you should eat to maintain a healthy diet, only to find that the “healthy” diet doesn’t work with your allergies? Swapping out red meat for more fish isn’t [...]

Eating A Healthy Diet Means Getting Creative 2021-03-31T09:31:53-05:00

Herbs 101: An introduction to the secrets of spices

By Larry Enge I am a professional artist and an amateur nutritionist and gardener. The last two occupations were motivated by health challenges. In addition to the issues of getting older and age-related degeneration, my wife and I have had [...]

Herbs 101: An introduction to the secrets of spices 2021-03-22T10:28:49-05:00

Microgreens: Growing @ Home

By Alicia Poole In 2011, just one year after I started a community schoolyard garden, growing all sorts of herbs, vegetables, and microgreens, I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. Looking back, the timing was impeccable. Learning to grow and control [...]

Microgreens: Growing @ Home 2021-03-22T09:34:18-05:00

Free-From Spring Cleaning Products

By Zoë Slaughter Invisibly Allergic   It’s March and I’ve got more spring in my step as we approach the end of winter. I’m even in the mood to, dare I say it... clean! Those of us dealing with food [...]

Free-From Spring Cleaning Products 2021-03-22T09:01:18-05:00

Allergy Amulet Launching Limited Pre-Order Run in January!

Living with food allergies is all about what ifs? What if this cupcake is made with almond flour? What if this soup is made with real cream instead of a dairy-free substitute? What if this package of chips actually does [...]

Allergy Amulet Launching Limited Pre-Order Run in January! 2021-01-11T14:02:37-06:00

Ready For Primetime: Peanut Therapy Hits The Market

by Jodi Shroba APRN CPNP Children's Mercy Hospital Jodi Shroba APRN CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Food Allergy Program Coordinator, Children’s Mercy Kansas City Peanut allergy is the most common food allergy in children under the age of 18 [...]

Ready For Primetime: Peanut Therapy Hits The Market 2020-11-12T09:57:10-06:00

Tips From Food Allergy Kids: Home Cooking

Happy holiday season from us here at Food Equality Initiative! Typically, our holidays are full of rituals, things we learn as children and grow to expect to be the same year after year, with relatively little to no deviation. But, [...]

Tips From Food Allergy Kids: Home Cooking 2020-10-28T12:37:13-05:00

88 Acres’ Approach to School Lunches

For our third installment of our webinar series For the Health: A Conversation on Race and Food Allergies, we spoke with leaders in the food allergy industry about institutional change. One of the panelists was Nicole Ledoux, founder of 88 [...]

88 Acres’ Approach to School Lunches 2020-10-12T15:57:03-05:00

Halloween Reimagined

Trick-or-treating might look a little different this year. Masks have a different meaning this season. As each holiday comes to pass since the coronavirus pandemic began, we have wondered if we will be able to “celebrate like we [...]

Halloween Reimagined 2020-09-30T22:47:12-05:00