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Heather C. Patient Expert

Aliso Viejo, California
I am mom to a two year old son who is allergic to Soy, Peanuts, Eggs, Wheat and Dairy. I also run www.spewdfree.com to help people who suffer from food allergies.
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Allergic to… by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Nothing? Everything? Your guess is as good as mine. All I know is this Yesterday I fed Little J a turkey sandwich and chips before we left our hotel room to get on a ... Read on »
In Arizona, Eating With Food Allergies by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We made it to Arizona! Little J was an angel on the plane ( he loves flying). But by the time we got here and checked into our hotel we were hungry and honestly, I h ... Read on »
SPEWD Free Food in the Airport by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It’s a long weekend for Little J because his school has added two furlough days to the holiday. So we have a five day weekend. We decided it was time for a quick f ... Read on »
Raise Awareness About Food Allergies by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies This video was embedded using the YouTuber plugin by Roy Tanck . Adobe Flash Player is required to view the video. The Food Allergy Initiative Contacted me ... Read on »
New SPEWD Free Product: True Lemonade and True Raspberry Lemonade by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Summer is coming and nothing is better than a tall glass of lemonade. But I have to admit that most of the time I am way to lazy to make it from lemons. And wit ... Read on »
Baja Fresh, Part 2 by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Yesterday morning I made my second phone call to Baja Fresh Corporate. I asked them why it was so hard to get allergen information on their food. They would not give ... Read on »
Baja Fresh by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies About a month ago my husband and I decided to go to Baja Fresh for dinner. We were wondering if Little J could eat anything there, so I decided to check out the webs ... Read on »
It’s Been A While….And answers to some of your questions. by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I know it’s been a while since my last post. I have been really busy dealing with my son. Anyone else out there got a kid who doesn’t poop? (I know one day he will a ... Read on »
A Fact You Might Not Know About Drew Brees by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The Saints won the Super Bowl! And while I don’t know too much about Super Bowl winning, MVP Drew Brees, I know he has food allergies. According to Sports Illustrate ... Read on »
I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter and Preschool by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies As I have mentioned before, Little J loves SoyNut Butter sandwiches. So I have sent him to school with them frequently.  One of Little J’s teachers mentioned the oth ... Read on »
Happy Baby and Happy Tot Recall! by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies This recall really bums me out. I love Happy Tot pouches. Well, Little J loves them and so do his friends! And they are so healthy so I love to give them to him for ... Read on »
Am I Overprotective? Maybe… by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Little J will be three soon and so he will probably be starting preschool. For me, it’s a mixed feeling kind of thing. Little J is going to love preschool, I just kn ... Read on »
Mock Cracker Jacks (Peanut Free) by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The other day I had a craving for Cracker Jacks. I loved Cracker Jacks as a child….they are kind of a comfort food. But alas, Cracker Jacks have peanuts, and Little ... Read on »
My New Favorite Indulgence by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies One of my new years resolutions is to eat healthier.  So I have been looking for new products in the grocery store. My new favorite breakfast is Fage Yogurt. (not fo ... Read on »
Allergy Friendly Gingerbread House Kits by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I am always looking for new things that Little J can have, and with the holidays upon us  I have seen a lot of gingerbread house kits. None of them has even been clo ... Read on »
New Website: Allerglobal by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Have you ever traveled to another country and had a hard time explaining your allergies to the people who are serving you at a restaurant?  Now there is a website to ... Read on »
Candy Canes For All!!!! by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I was at Toys R Us the other day with Little J when he saw candy canes….”Candy Mommy! Candy Mommy!” and he pointed to the candy canes. My first response was, “I don’ ... Read on »
The Good, and the Bad by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I hope everyone had a wonderful, safe Thanksgiving. I know we had a wonderful one! Little J ate tons of turkey with cranberry sauce (his favorite). I have a couple o ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving! by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I am so sorry I haven’t been able to write in a while. It has been a roller coaster ride this past few months, but thankfully we are ... Read on »
A cure for milk allergies? Part 6 by Heather C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Children’s Hospital Boston has released it’s sixth installment on their food desensitization trial. In this latest installment, Brett organizes a food allergy week a ... Read on »