Here is a bit local food allergy news for those of you in Massachusetts. It sounds like a class which would be particularly helpful for those newly diagnosed with food allergies. Newton Community Education is offering a Cooking with Food Allergies course. The instructor is Cindy Crowninshield. Below is some information about the course:
Cooking With Food Allergies
"If you have an allergy to gluten, wheat, yeast, corn, soy, egg, nuts, fish, or dairy, and need to follow a special meal plan— help is on the way. Cooking to accommodate an allergy can be daunting at first, but there are resources to make your life simpler. This course, taught by a licensed registered dietitian, will teach you how to shop for allergen-free eating, make substitutions in recipes, and cook foods that children and family members can enjoy. Sample homemade hummus, Mediterranean quinoa salad, and chewy gluten-free oat cookies. Handouts will be provided. Bring your questions and issues, and be prepared to enjoy the process. This class is popular with people looking for some great ways to accommodate children and family members with simple recipes that will be flavorful and enticing to eat. Note: this is not a cooking class, but you will be tasting. For more information or to register please go to: www.newtoncommunityed.org or call 617-559-6999."
Thank you to Newton Community Ed for contacting Food Allergy Buzz about this wonderful opportunity!