Tag Archives: Peanut

Inviting friends to sit at Allergy lunch table

I was asked a question by a parent of my daughter’s classmate: What lunch can I pack so my child can safely eat with her friend at the “allergy” table in the lunchroom?

Initially, I was thrilled (yay! someone wants to take the time to learn and keep kids with food allergies safe!), then a little panicked (OK, I trust THIS parent, but Continue reading

Book Review: The Peanut Free Cafe

The Peanut Free Cafe

The Peanut Free Cafe

Coster, Gloria.  The Peanut Free Cafe

I bought this book for my 5 year old who does not have peanut allergies.  It really helped her to think about how what she eats can impact her peanut allergy sister.  Also, it acknowledges how hard it might be to give up a favorite food for the benefit of someone else.  It’s well written, humorous, and has great illustrations.  We read it often, and have shared it with preschool and family  members.  I think it’s probably most appropriate for kids ages 4 through 8.