Food Allergies and Holidays       

Food Allergies and Holidays       

Many get anxiety when it comes to food allergies and the holidays. While food allergies can be daunting when it comes to gatherings, they need not be.  As a child, this Allergic Traveler always went to her grand parents for the holidays. Out of 18 years of holidays (Christmases, birthdays and Thanksgivings), I can only remember getting sick once.

Fruits of our Food Allergy Labor

Fruits of our Food Allergy Labor

Recently I have witnessed a lot invested into the “fruits of our food allergy labor.” What I mean by this is how much is being devoted to the food allergy community. Research shows, according to Market Research Future, the global food allergy market is expected to grow at an approximate CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 6.6% until 2023.*

Why I blog?

Why I blog?

You may ask why I blog? Why does Allergic Traveler have a need to blog? Well a lot of it is for selfish reasons! I am always looking for products that I can pack for my travels. Spending a lot of time sightseeing, means that I don’t necessarily want to spend a lot of time eating or at the grocery store when I am away.  Blogging has also given

Food Allergy Peers

Food Allergy Peers

There is something to be said to hanging with food allergy peers. There is a level of comfort, there is a level of trust and of respect. After all we are all fighting the same battle, in our own way. Every morning we wake up and know that we need to be extra diligent when it comes to eating. Its not like a diet, when you can have a cheat day. This

Mom’s Visit

Mom’s Visit

Mom came to visit for the winter to hide from the frigid Montreal temperatures.  She has been with us for just over three months. It took some getting used to being back under mom’s wing. Although as we age, roles often become reversed. My mom has always cooked for me and adjusted