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Reactions During Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)

By Sosi's Mom | August 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
REACTIONS DURING ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY

Each peanut dose is carefully weighted, by me, and then stored up high away out of reach. Her dosing schedule increases every two weeks, so just when I am feeling somewhat comfortable with a dose, we increase it.

Summer Food Allergy Checklist for Families

By Sosi's Mom | June 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Summer Checklist for Food Allergy Families

I created this Summer Food Allergy Family Checklist because I find checklists and planning a great way to reduce my anxiety when heading out to social activities with my food allergy kiddo. Over the past few summers it has become clear that I need to be proactive when it comes to keeping Sosi Safe. Not only does it increase our likelihood of a reaction free day, it helps me to chill out a little bit and enjoy the time with friends and family. So let’s get to the list! If you are looking to print one to add to your …

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New research claims that therapy targeting gut bacteria can reverse and prevent food allergies

By Sosi's Mom | June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Could the answer to food allergies actually lie in our gut? It seems this could be exactly the case with recent findings from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. Reverse Food Allergies? “We’ve identified the microbes that are associated with protection and ones that are associated with food allergies in patients. If we administer defined consortia representing the protective microbes as a therapeutic, not only can we prevent food allergies from happening, but we can reverse existing food allergies in preclinical models. With these microbes, we are resetting the immune system.” I Can you imagine? Could this …

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“Nice Cream” Recipe

By Sosi's Mom | June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is finally the time of year to bring out our Homemade Milk Free Ice Cream recipes! This particular “nice cream” recipe has a vanilla base with strawberry and bananas mixed in for extra flavour and healthy stuff too.

Mabel’s Labels Customizable Food Allergy Alert Stickers

By Sosi's Mom | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a Food Allergy Mom I am totally obsessed with Mabel’s Labels Food Allergy Alert stickers. These red little stickers are the perfect lunchbox accessory as they alert teachers, lunchroom staff, students, and other caring adults, that our Food Allergy kids need to be kept safe at lunchtime. Food Allergy Stickers The scariest thing about starting school was the the fact that Sosi would be sharing an eating area with students who do not have food allergies. How do I make sure Sosi is kept safe when I am not there? What if the classroom teacher is absent and the …

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12 Easy and Homemade Toddler Meal and Snack Ideas, using your Avanchy Bamboo Plates

By Sosi's Mom | May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

When it comes to feeding hungry toddlers, providing a healthy variety of foods seems to be the winning ticket in our home. I have rounded up some of our recent favourite easy and delicious toddler meals and snacks, that are all homemade – minus a little chip here and there 😉 Why we like Avanchy Bamboo Suction Plates? It’s simple. I try to choose products that are functional and fun to use at mealtime. These plates check both those boxes and my toddlers really enjoy helping me decide which foods will go in what section. Another really cool feature about …

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Healthy Toddler Popsicles Mango and Spinach

By Sosi's Mom | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you looking for ways to add spinach into your little one’s diet? These summery popsicles are super sweet with just the right amount of spinach to pass even the pickiest of palates. Print Healthy Toddler Popsicle Recipe Mango Spinach These popsicles are pop'n with flavour thanks to the ever tangy mango. The spinach ups the vitamins without overpowering the natural sweetness of the fruit. Course popsicles Keyword healthy popsicles Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Servings 6 baby pops Author Sosi’s Mom Ingredients 1 cup frozen or fresh mango 1 cup organic spinach washed 1 cup almond …

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OIT (Oral Immunotherapy) in Canada – The First Dose

By Sosi's Mom | May 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
What is oral immunotherapy? What is oral immunotherapy in Canada?

Have you ever wondered what OIT (Oral Immunotherapy) dosing looks like? How exactly do you dose 1/1000th of a peanut?

“Food Free” Easter Ideas 2019

By Sosi's Mom | April 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Food Free Easter Ideas with free printable by #sosisafe

Food Free Easter Ideas for Food Allergy families like ours. Free printable includes 10+ ideas for a non-food easter basket.

Rice Pilaf – with hidden veggies!

By Sosi's Mom | April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Rice Pilaf with Hidden Veggies by #sosiafe

Are you searching for a side-dish that includes hidden veggies? This Rice Pilaf needs to be added to your weekly meal planning asap. The celery is undetectable and the carrots are so tiny, even the pickiest of eaters will have a hard time tasting them. Make sure to soak the rice beforehand, and chop the veggies as tiny as can be. Enjoy! Ninja Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe