Aug/Sep 2011

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Living Without's Favorite Books: Never Alone

Feeling isolated? Weary of explaining your food issues to others? Make Sloane Miller your new BFF. Creator of the popular website allergicgirl.com, Miller is a food-allergy advocate, food coach and now author of Allergic Girl, Adventures in Living with Food Allergies (Wiley). This highly readable book is wisdom you can keep on your bookshelf, full of sage lifestyle advice for people with food allergies.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Talk about ‘Tude!

Meet the No Biggie Bunch, a gang of six fun-loving kids who remind us that, yes, food allergies are a big deal—but living with them doesn’t have to be. No Biggie Bunch adventures are captured in a series of five children’s books edited and published by mothers Heather Mehra and Kerry McManama. These stories of everyday events (i.e., birthday party, Halloween, etc.) highlight specific allergies in colorful pages designed to empower kids to creatively cope with food allergies.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Out and About

Subscribers Only — It’s time to get out of the house and here’s help with that. Enhanced and revised, Let’s Eat Out with Celiac & Food Allergies, a Timeless Reference for Special Diets (Allergy Free Passport/R&R Publishing) by Kim Koeller and Robert La France is a toolkit for making dining out and travel easier. This award-winning guide looks at a number of cuisines—American, Chinese, Italian, Indian, French, Mexican, Thai—focusing on traditional ingredients, preparation and presentation.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Ladies Who Cook

Dynamic duo Donna Washburn and Heather Butt have done it again. The Canadian team of home economists-turned-authors brought us Best American Bread Machine Baking Recipes, Best Canadian Bread Machine Baking Recipes, 125 Best Quick Bread Recipes, Best Gluten-Free Family Cookbook, 250 Gluten-Free Favorites and others—and now they introduce their newest gem: Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook, 150 Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free Recipes, Many with Egg-Free Variations (Robert Rose).   More...