Going Gluten-Free

More Than Just Dessert

Living Without contributor Sonya Goodwin Hemmings, whose young son has multiple food allergies, deliciously completes her family’s Thanksgiving dinner with a very special pumpkin pie. It’s made with allergy-friendly ingredients, the greatest of which is love.   More...

Stewing Over Sickness

The autumn chill has arrived and with it, full-blown colds for Wendy Mondello's youngsters. What allergy-friendly food comforts ill children like no others?   More...

Savoring Safe Soup

A couple of weeks ago, the Living Without team attended the Natural Products Expo in Boston. While there, food editor Beth Hillson toured Kettle Cuisine’s soup plant in nearby Chelsea.   More...

Do You Eat Gluten-Free Oats?

For the first time in years, Living Without's medical writer Christine Boyd, who has celiac disease, recently enjoyed a bowl of oatmeal.   More...

Cheese, Please!

New allergy-friendly products open up a delicious world of taste adventures for food-allergic kids. Living Without's Wendy Mondello talks about aligning family pizza night with her son's dairy, wheat and soy allergies.   More...

Trick or Treat!

Concerned about Halloween revelry and food sensitivities? Here’s how Living Without's Wendy Mondello, mother of a son with multiple severe food allergies, keeps the holiday fun and safe for her children.   More...

Bullies in the Classroom

A new study reveals that food allergies leave kids vulnerable to harassment by classmates and even teachers. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Living Without's Wendy Mondello, mother of a son with multiple, severe food allergies, shares her thoughts.   More...

Allergy-Friendly Lollipops

Meaningful times for food-allergic families are often composed of single moments and simple things--like a piece of candy that's safe to eat.   More...

Is Biopsy Really Necessary?

There's a new study out about diagnosing celiac disease. Living Without's medical writer Christine Boyd, a celiac, talks about what the news means to her...and to you.   More...

Tasty Nuggets

Living Without's Wendy Mondello doesn't frequent fast-food places. You won't find her pulling into the drive-thru to pick up a quick meal for her son, who's allergic to wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg and soy. So what happens when he asks for a Happy Meal?   More...

Journey into Books

For any kid on a special diet, reading popular children's stories that center around problem foods can be a fun learning experience and a safe adventure.   More...

Watermelon Smiles

Summer's bounty is a boon to families who follow special diets, says Living Without's Wendy Mondello, whose son is severely allergic to multiple foods.   More...

Tuning In

Raising a child with severe, multiple food allergies isn't always easy, but Living Without's Wendy Mondello, mother of two, has a lot to sing about.   More...

Your Pet’s “Big 8”

Because 90 percent of all food allergies are caused by just eight items (wheat, milk, peanut, tree nuts, egg, soy fish, shellfish), these foods are often called the Big 8. Living Without’s Laurel Greene recently discovered another Big 8 list. These are foods that are problematic for your pet.   More...