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Crazy Nut Lady

., California
Since my 20 month old son was diagnosed with life-threatening peanut allergy, I've become the crazy nut lady! In Toronto, eating out is almost a sport, and it's one that my husband and I enjoyed frequently, both with and without our tot. An anaphylatic reaction to a dab of peanut butter smeared on... Full Bio
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Granola Bar Recall by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Quaker Canada had issued a recall on certain Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bar value packs. Read more about it here. Read on »
Granola Bar Recall by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Quaker Canada had issued a recall on certain Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bar value packs. Read more about it here. Read on »
Montana's Redux by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We did end up checking out Montana's for dinner a couple of weeks ago, and felt like the experience was a positive one for us. As soon as we met with the hostess, I explain ... Read on »
Montana's Redux by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We did end up checking out Montana's for dinner a couple of weeks ago, and felt like the experience was a positive one for us. As soon as we met with the hostess, I explain ... Read on »
Montana's by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We're both starting to itch to get out of the house more, now that the weather has turned and eating on the deck every night is 'off the table.' That's got me checking out ... Read on »
Montana's by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We're both starting to itch to get out of the house more, now that the weather has turned and eating on the deck every night is 'off the table.' That's got me checking out ... Read on »
Peabutter by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I spotted NoNuts Golden Peabutter at a local Metro yesterday, excited at the thought of yet another potential peanut butter substitute. Both my hub and I tried it on our fa ... Read on »
Peabutter by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I spotted NoNuts Golden Peabutter at a local Metro yesterday, excited at the thought of yet another potential peanut butter substitute. Both my hub and I tried it on our fa ... Read on »
A Happy Halloween by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I ate tons of peanut butter when I was pregnant. I craved it constantly, and ate it several times a week. I've often guiltily wondered if my consumption played any role in ... Read on »
A Happy Halloween by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I ate tons of peanut butter when I was pregnant. I craved it constantly, and ate it several times a week. I've often guiltily wondered if my consumption played any role in ... Read on »
Handling Halloween Safely by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Alot of my co-workers, knowing about DJ's allergy, have asked if he'll be allowed to trick or treat this year. I'm telling them what I keep telling myself; that as long we ... Read on »
Handling Halloween Safely by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Alot of my co-workers, knowing about DJ's allergy, have asked if he'll be allowed to trick or treat this year. I'm telling them what I keep telling myself; that as long we ... Read on »
Raisinet Recall by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Nestle is recalling its Raisinet's in the U.S., citing undeclared peanuts. Given the peanut counterpart, I had always assumed Raisinets were off the table, so to speak and ... Read on »
Feild Trip Fumble - Or Overprotective mom? by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies There's an article in the Globe and Mail today about a mom outraged by teachers eating almonds in their cabin at night during a school trip she attended to chaperon her 13 ... Read on »
Bread Spread Battle by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies After trying Safe4School Wowbutter, my husband and I debated which is better: it, or Sunbutter. While I love the both the crunch and roasted flavour of the sunflower seeds ... Read on »
Safe4School Wowbutter by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I often check the bread spreads section in hopes they[ll start stocking safe butters like soy or sunflower seed. Much to my delight, the ValuMart on Lakeshore has started c ... Read on »
Girl Guide Cookies by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Girl Guide Cookies are nut free! A friend recently came around with her two daughters, selling them. We were happy to be able to pick up - and subsequently devour - two pa ... Read on »
Allergies and Bullying by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I just read this disheartening article on The Toronto Star's website about how kids with allergies are often the subject of bullying. With just one year to go until DJ ... Read on »
Take-out Talk by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies With summer in full swing, I've been to busy to blog, but a conversation with DJ last night is still sitting heavy on my mind. Normally we all eat dinner together, but last ... Read on »
Lake Lessons by Crazy Nut Lady Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Back from another fun trip to the lake and happy to report no incidences with DJ's peanut allergy. There were definitely a couple of (potential) close calls, which just rem ... Read on »