allergies

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. It is estimated that 10% to 15% of adults in the US suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Close to half of them have yet to be diagnosed though they suffer … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Pascha Chocolate’s goal is to produce a simple, intense chocolate-flavored, allergen-free product. All varieties are free of the major food allergens – peanuts, nuts, soy, dairy, egg, and wheat. Their chocolate bars are simply made … Read More

Parents of peanut-allergic kids know to scan the food ingredient listing before buying a new brand. But these same parents may not realize that lupin, a legume in the peanut family, can cause allergic reactions as well. Lupin, a yellow colored bean, is very popular in Europe, Mediterranean countries, Australia and New Zealand. It contains the … Read More

Think it you are allergic to mold you need to avoid foods with mold? Nope. At least–as long as you distinguish between good mold and bad mold. Good mold is used to make cheeses like blue, gorgonzola, camembert, brie, and stilton. Bad mold is the fuzzy gray, black or green stuff that grows on foods … Read More