Food Allergy Cookbook Author Addresses Food Allergy Issues for Back to School


As a result of her interview on Radio Health Journal, Linda Coss, author of the dairy-, egg-, and nut-free cookbooks What's to Eat? and What Else is to Eat? and the guide How to Manage Your Child's Life Threatening Food Allergies, was interviewed at length by Aaron Dwyer of In this 50-minute interview they discuss everything from reducing your food allergic child's risk at school to teaching your child about their food allergies, cooking issues, and much more. To make it easy for people to skip to the segments that most interest them, Aaron even provides a listing of what information is presented at which point on the audio file…

  • What aspects to cover when sending kids off to school with food allergies (at 10mins)
  • How to engage with the other parents at the school about food allergies (at 19mins)
  • Dealing with family members about their food allergy awareness (at 21mins)
  • Educating your child about their food allergy condition without getting them stressed out and turning them into a basketcase (at 23mins)
  • Banning nuts in schools, yes or no (at 31 mins)
  • Cooking with food allergies and reduce food choices (at 43mins)

The interviewer, Aaron, also covers …

  • Going to the Gluten Free Food and Allergy Show
  • Listener question regarding school yard food allergy bullying

You can view the interview here at AllergySmart.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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