Perspectives of a Lady, Gentleman & Dane

allergies Archive

Hannah Sheflyand

About 2 years ago I went on a very strict regiment due to arising health issues from some food allergies. I eliminated over 20 every day food items from my diet, including gluten, egg and dairy products. It was tough at first but with advice from different friends and blogs I learned to be creative with my chocolate and pastry cravings. Most of the time I would make my own desserts at home, but it was nice to once in a while find some products at the store when I wanted something to fulfill a craving.

Just a few weeks ago something amazing popped up in the refrigerated section of my whole foods- EatPastry Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (& it’s Vegan). I went home and popped that right into my mouth and then after enjoying a few spoonfuls, I threw some onto a cookie tray to bake. It is one of the BESTĀ gluten free vegan cookies I have ever had.


It all starts with this super cute packaging

It all starts with this super cute packaging.

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Hannah Sheflyand

I feel that up here, in the greater New York City area, a lot of people go through some awful seasonal allergies. I have symptoms come spring but nothing hard to manage without a few tissues on hand. On the other side of the spectrum, my mom and Brian, go through a lot of hassle to survive the changing seasons allergens. The moment my mom called me saying she cant go outside this weekend because of how bad she is starting to feel, I started blasting our air purifier 24/7 in hopes that it will help Brian and me. Read more…