Being able to take full advantage of celebrations when food allergies are present is an art that must be cultivated in order to break free from isolation. Whether it be for Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or Hanukkah, read the articles below in order to ensure food allergies do not dull the festivities. You’ll find many ideas to keep such gatherings cheerful and even reclaim them as in many cases they are at the heart of our social fabric.

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Here are several ideas on how to celebrate the holidays differently. You’ll be sure to find something for everyone! Read our Alternatives to Traditional Christmas Dinners article.

Valentine’s Day

Let’s forget chocolate and be creative. Here are 7 Unique Ideas for an Allergen-free Valentine’s Day…


Celebrating Halloween Safely, Despite Food Allergies

Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project

How to Identify High-risk Treats (in French).