Amy Billington

Fueled by coffee and a passion for helping families living with food allergies.

Tag: allergy friendly

Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Nothing says fall like pumpkin spice, though, despite my love of coffee, you’ll never catch me sipping a pumpkin spice latte.

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Why We Still Paint Our Pumpkins Teal for Food Allergies

Now in it’s third year since inception, the Teal Pumpkin Project has become a widely known and accepted symbol of including those with food allergies and those who cannot have typical Halloween candy by providing non-food treats.   Continue reading

New Allergy Friendly Cookbook for the Holidays

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I’ve long been a fan of author Danielle Walker of Against All Grain and now she is giving me one more reason to love her: a holiday based cookbook! Not only is she a follower of paleo, she is a mom who knows kids don’t eat if it’s not visually appealing! Continue reading

Gluten Free Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad 

To me, summer is all about convenient cold foods like salads and lots of watermelon for dessert. Recreating my childhood summer favorites to share with my family gives me great joy, so tonight, I whipped up a healthier knock-off of a boxed pasta salad.

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

I love flexible, one-bowl dishes. Even better when they are allergy friendly, gluten-free, dairy free and paleo! Breakfast is one of those things that in the rush of the morning, I tend to skip. I definitely know better and my eating habits that day suffer for it. Funny how I always make time for my coffee, though… Continue reading

Send That PB&Jelly Sandwich to School Anyway

If your child’s school has a ban on a food, whether it be peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, dairy, gluten, WHATEVER, and you send it anyway because you feel “It’s not my job to keep some XYZ allergy kid safe,” not only are you an asshole, but you are a danger to society and need major reform. By that logic, should my child get to bring a loaded gun to school? He knows how to use it, so that should make it safe for everyone else, right? To you, this may not be a true comparison, but to the parent of a child with a life threatening food allergy, it’s exactly the same. Both are just as lethal to our child.
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