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Parents, Parties & Peanuts!

Tis the season for parties. Class parties. End of season parties. Celebrations of all kinds. This is a terrifying time for parents of children with peanut, nut and other life-threatening food allergies. And equally terrifying for the adults planning parties for severely food allergic kids. If you’ve never had either experience, consider yourself lucky! My … Read more Parents, Parties & Peanuts!

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What Can I Serve?

Michelle Obama, the USDA and Classroom Parties You may have noticed Wellness Committees popping up in schools everywhere recently. You are not imagining it. New Federal guidelines from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) require all school districts that participate in federal lunch or breakfast programs establish nutritional standards for all food and drink served … Read more What Can I Serve?