5 Tips for an Inclusive and Safe Easter with Food Allergy
Easter is a time for chocolates, cakes, family get-togethers… For those who live with food allergies this season can be synonymous with stress to achieve a safe experience at family gatherings.
Whether you spend Easter at home or away from home, with a little planning and care you can enjoy the celebrations safely.
Therefore, we want to share with you 5 tips to celebrate a more inclusive and safe Easter:
If the food is not prepared by you, talk to the host in advance, ask what will be served and give suggestions for dishes and safe alternatives. If you prefer, offer to prepare and bring a safe alternative.
- Read and reread:
Check all labels carefully. If you're not sure if something is safe, ask for help. You can find out more about identifying allergens on labeling in our article .
Talk to your family and friends and clarify your needs and restrictions. It is important to share information and raise awareness about food allergies and intolerances, so that everyone can contribute to their safety.
- Child Care:
In the case of children with food allergies, do not forget to remind them about the precautions to be taken.
Remind the child with allergies to never eat anything that has not been approved by the parents first.
Remind all children and adults that if they eat any food with the allergen(s) in question, they should wash their hands and mouth after eating and before playing with or touching the child with allergies.
- Share safe alternatives:
Share safe alternatives with your family and friends and show them how these can be just as tasty as the conventional ones.
At Fidu you can find several products that can help make your Easter more inclusive and delicious. Our Preparations for Cakes, Cupcakes and Cookies , so easy to prepare that even the kids will want to help. And of course, Chocolates can't be missed either!All 14 major allergen-free, trace-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and vegan.