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My name is Sam (she/her). I have a lot of food and environmental allergies, and a passion for sharing my story. Follow along for allergy life blog posts & “Sam Safe” recipes

Latest Recipes

Pan-Seared Pineapple

I think everyone that has tried pineapple has experienced the sting of the fruit eating you back. Thanks to the fruit’s high acidity and bromelain, pineapple’s biting feeling means that it’s great flavor gets overlooked. Let’s get down to the truth of it: I was never (and will never be) a fan of pineapple onContinue reading “Pan-Seared Pineapple”

Latest from the Blog

  • Allergies & Alcohol
    Ah yes- the elusive question that literally no one ever seems to have answers to because 99% of allergy-related-content out there on the world wide web is aimed at 5 year olds and/or the parents of 5 year olds. Back when I was first starting to drink, I relied on a typed out blog postContinue reading “Allergies & Alcohol”
  • Cooking in an Unfamiliar Kitchen
    Hello hello! Today’s blog post is a guide to the daunting: how to (safely) cook in an unfamiliar kitchen. (As a disclaimer, I’m not a doctor or an allergist I’m just a girl with allergies who tries to not have my day ruined). I’m going to try to keep it as simple as possible andContinue reading “Cooking in an Unfamiliar Kitchen”
  • How to Build the Perfect Salad
    Pre-allergies, I found salads boring. They tended to just be iceberg lettuce with a few shredded carrots and grape tomatoes thrown in (and then smothered with ranch dressing to make them remotely bearable). When bread options went out the door (because of the allergy ordeal), I found myself reliant on salads and grain bowls… andContinue reading “How to Build the Perfect Salad”
  • Dating with Allergies (Pt. 2)
    Nick (my boyfriend) and I celebrated our one year anniversary yesterday! A large part of our relationship has been cooking together, so we celebrated with a fancy steak, maple-crusted broccoli and cauliflower, stir-fried pineapple and mushrooms, white rice, and a banana-chocolate sorbet with raspberries and melted chocolate. In celebration of this milestone, I figured we’dContinue reading “Dating with Allergies (Pt. 2)”
  • Sisyphus & Allergies
    Last year I read The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus. I don’t remember much about the first half of the essay (other than rolling my eyes at how wordy Camus was), but I do often think back to the myth & Camus’s interpretation. The story of Sisyphus comes from greek mythology: Sisyphus cheats deathContinue reading “Sisyphus & Allergies”

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