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This year, I’m hosting Thanksgiving. And by hosting I mean that my entire immediate family will be in my house for multiple days, since none of them live locally.
I didn’t set out to make a recipe called Tomato Sauce Chicken. Indeed, I just wanted to enjoy some allergy-friendly Chicken Tikka Masala and since most Indian simmer sauces are cross-contaminated with nuts, I set out to make a quick and easy version myself.
We had enjoyed (jarred) Tikka Masala sauce in the past,
Happy back-to-school season, moms! It’s the January of parenting, no? So full of goals and hope and the sense that maybe THIS year, you’ll finally get a handle on everything?
Here’s a little secret: Just like the wellness industry aims to capitalize on our hope and insecurity every January,
As a pediatric dietitian and a mother myself, I am compelled to others about the new free WW (Weight Watchers) app for children ages 8-17 called Kurbo.
To put it briefly, I am horrified by this app. Subjecting our children to this goes against everything I have learned as a dietitian and my own maternal instinct.
I didn’t set out to create a banana bread muffin recipe. Pinterest is full of them, and I certainly never want to make more work for myself! But after a quick dive into the available recipes online, I was disappointed to see how much sugar so many of them contained.
It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week. I know, I know. Another awareness week. What are you supposed to be donating to now, you might ask. But now that I’ve spent a year as an active member of the food allergy community myself, I can guarantee you that families with food allergies don’t care about your money.
I cooked all the time pre-children. Every weekend, I’d make a batch of soup and divide it into individual servings for lunches I could take to work. And almost every night, I’d make a home-cooked meal to enjoy with my husband.
But now? Ha. Ha ha ha.
I used to be chipper about introducing allergens. “It’s important to introduce the top allergens early and often!” I would tell my clients. “Early introduction is our best defense against the development of food allergies.”
I’m a pediatric dietitian and I teach classes on starting solids.
Happy World Nutella Day, friends! As a dietitian, I’m a big believer that all foods fit and that definitely includes a spoonful of Nutella straight from the jar…ahem, I mean on whole grain toast…from time to time.
Except when your child is allergic to hazelnuts,