Welcome

Hello! Welcome to my blog: The Teal Ingredient.

For almost two years, my daughter has been living with food allergies- she is allergic to dairy & peanuts. I would be lying if I told you that it has been a walk in the park, on the contrary it has been challenging and overwhelming. However, it has been an enriching and growing experience as well. I have learned a lot about allergies, food & ingredients, reading labels, cross-contamination, etc., but more importantly I have learned to put myself in other people’s shoes- a lesson in patience and empathy.

As a result of  my frustration in finding a local support group to help me cope with the constant anxiety that I face with every time there’s an allergic reaction, my husband came up with the idea of creating a blog.   I want it to be a place where I can help friends and family of people with food allergies understand what we go through. We’re not alone, we’re in this together and together we can create more awareness.

To learn more about us, visit Our Story

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