Thriving With Food Allergies: Shellfish Allergy (an Interview with Julienne D.)

This week Julienne D. has graciously offered to share her story and experience of having a family member with a severe food allergy to shellfish. Since 60% of people with a shellfish allergy don’t experience a reaction until adulthood, it feels like it could really happen to any of us. Read Julienne’s story to learn more. Learning about Food Allergies […]

Kitchology Awarded Startup Grant From @MDTEDCO

Maryland TEDCO Awards $1.4 Million to 14 State Startups The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) said TODAY it has invested $1.4 million in 14 state startups through its Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The funding, to be used toward the companies’ technology and product commercialization efforts, went to: Autonomy Engine, JPLC Associates, Kitchology, Lessoncast Learning, Maven Medical, Mindoula Health, Opia Holdings, […]

You Can Eat This: Three Desserts that Double as Breakfast Foods

It’s human nature to want to reward yourself with a well-deserved round of desserts after a long week of early mornings, interrupted lunch breaks and stressful late-afternoon commutes. What’s Friday night without a giant bowl of ice cream? There’s not THAT much sugar in ice cream, is there? (Sorry … there is.) As you’ve probably learned by now, sugar is […]

The Teal Pumpkin Project

    Guest post by Sarah Fader This Halloween, trick-or-treaters are anxious to eat their loot, which commonly includes chocolates and other sorts of delicious candies. But for children with peanut allergies, eating a chocolate can be life-threatening if the origin of the product’s production is unknown. That candy could have been produced at a factory where peanuts were processed. The child could unknowingly […]

National Food Day is Here

Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies. Food Day was founded by the Center for Science in the Public Interest with their goal to help inspire Americans to change their food choices and convince businesses, schools, farms, and policy makers to […]

5 Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas

The kids have been back in school for almost two months! If you have a little one with food allergies, you probably pack their lunches for them. It’s possible you’ve rotated the usuals one time too many and your child is looking for something new and exciting to eat. It’s virtually impossible to take into account ALL food allergies or […]

Haute at Home: Rice Pudding

In my previous blog post I discussed how it is possible for home cooks to have it all. You can make exciting restaurant-worthy dishes that won’t cost a fortune or take all day to cook. In my Haute at Home series, I’ll be taking a look at some popular restaurant dishes and giving tips on how to make easy, allergen-friendly […]

Kitchology Pitches At @Startupmd – Vote for us!

Kitchology co-founder Iris Sherman gives the skinny on Kitchology and why it is a worthy venture for Startup Maryland! Kitchology participated in the Startup Maryland Competition, a “Pitch Across Maryland” celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship. Startup Maryland works to connect innovation communities and rallies entrepreneurs, supporters and other innovation stakeholders around four main initiatives: Connection, Celebration, Coaching, and Capital while also bringing […]

3 Easy Paleo-Friendly Fall Recipes

Have you tried the Paleo approach to eating yet? After an experience with the Whole 30 last November, I’m coming up on my one year anniversary of being introduced to this new style of eating. What Is Paleo? The Paleo diet refers to eating in a way much like our ancestors – specifically the caveman. Basically, it means eating whole (unprocessed) […]

Facing Food Temptation on “The Biggest Loser”

Have any of you been following the current season of The Biggest Loser? This time around, there is a group of former athletes who have all fallen out of shape and are now in desperate need of severe weight loss. A majority of the show is focused on the fitness aspect of weight loss and the physical challenges the players […]

World Food Day 2014

Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in observance of World Food Day 2014. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recognized family farmers as central to solving global hunger and malnutrition. According to FAO, family farming includes all family-based agricultural activities. Family farming is a means of organizing agricultural, forestry, fisheries, […]

Why do you believe in the Gluten Free Diet?

Recently I decided to go on a diet.   Being part of a food start-up, I felt the need to experience what the gluten craze felt like. After all gluten-free foods represent somewhere between $4 to $10 billion annually. There is no sign of this food diet trend slowing down any time soon! I wanted to see what it would be like […]

Kitchology Pitches At @Startupmd – vote for us!

Kitchology co-founder Iris Sherman gives the skinny on Kitchology and why it is a worthy venture for Startup Maryland!  Kitchology participated in the Startup Maryland Competition, a “Pitch Across Maryland” celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.  Startup Maryland works to connect innovation communities and rallies entrepreneurs, supporters and other innovation stakeholders around four main initiatives: Connection, Celebration, Coaching, and Capital while also bringing […]

Nut Free Classroom Snacks For The Non-Crafty

Guest post by Samantha We all know “that mom” who always has the perfect, handmade, beautiful treat in hand for every occasion.  She is usually perfectly put together, in this season’s latest, not a hair of of place.  I am not that mom.  I am not crafty, and I don’t have 4 hours to spend hand-dipping things into other things […]

Learning to Thrive On a Restricted Diet

When I got this job as a blogger for Kitchology, the first person I thought of was my sister, Thea. In the past year she’s had to completely change her lifestyle and the way she thinks about food. It all started with a trip to a gastroenterologist. After months of seeing doctors who had no answer for her worsening stomach […]

Vegan Oat Burgers Recipe

It is a lot easier to be accommodated as a vegetarian these days than in years past. When I first “went veg” it was kind of hard to find vegetarian convenience foods. I went a little crazy when ready made options became available in the freezer section of normal grocery stores! I ate their products so often that I was actually eating […]