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Effortlessly Entertain While Being Mindful of Allergens

We’re here to help guide you through play dates, parties, and more with ease and packed full with allergy-safe snacks everyone can enjoy and allergens to be considerate of.

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Effortlessly Entertain while Being Mindful of Allergens

Preparing your children (and home) for back to school after a fun-filled summer can be tough.  Add in the elements of playdates and entertaining children with food allergies in your home, and you have a recipe for stress!

Never fear, we’re here to help guide you through play dates, parties, and more with ease and packed full with allergy-safe snacks everyone can enjoy. Have more food ideas or want to share one of your personal favorites? Leave us a comment!


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Allergens

Going Back to School?

Here are a few allergens to be considerate of when hosting kiddos in the home, and what to look out for during a reaction.

Most Common Food Allergies

  • milk
  • eggs
  • peanuts
  • soy
  • wheat
  • tree nuts
  • fish
  • shellfish

Allergy-Safe Snacks

  • fresh fruits and veggies
  • baked potato chips
  • sunflower seed butter
  • applesauce
  • string cheese
  • yogurt
  • popcorn

What to Look for in an Allergic Reaction

  • skin
    • hives
    • redness in the face, arms, or legs
    • swelling or itching of lips, tongue, or mouth
  • gastrointestinal
    • abdominal pain
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
  • respiratory
    • shortness of breath
    • runny or stuffy nose
    • sneezing, wheezing, or coughing
  • cardiovascular
    • lightheadedness or fainting

What to Carry in Case of an Emergency

  • epinephrine
    • part of peanut/nut allergy treatment
  • over-the counter antihistamine
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