5 Tips On Dining Out With Food Allergies

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One of the scariest things to find out as a parent, is that your child has an anaphylactic food allergy. I have a soy allergy and my daughter has a severe peanut allergy. I’m Asian, and growing up, both allergies were very uncommon if not completely unheard of. So imagine my surprise to discover I’m allergic to soy and my daughter to peanuts. Both ingredients are highly used in Asian cuisine.

Personally, we tend to make our own meals and baked goods just because of the challenges we face when eating out. But when we have relatives or friends come visit, dining out is something that is requested since we live in Niagara which is known for it’s wine and culinary. So what do we do when we eat out?

Here are my 5 tips:

1. Carry an Epi-pen. A severe food allergy should never be taken lightly nor can…

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