SunButter Blog

Spreading nut-free ideas, recipes and allergy insights.

Peanut Allergy

May 27, 2015

By Tracy Bush It never ceases to amaze me when someone new tells me they have never heard of SunButter. How is this even possible?! Maybe I am spoiled since our family has known about their products for so many years but in true Nutrimom fashion, instances like this push me into my “I must […]

One food allergy friendly meal.
May 16, 2015

By Kathryn Martin Food Allergy Awareness Week is, of course, a wonderful time to spread awareness and learn more about food allergies. But it’s also a perfect time to look at food allergies a little differently. Why not focus on the positive aspects of food allergies? As a mom of a 5 year old (“Little […]

May 15, 2015

By Meaghan Grettano My 9-year-old daughter Anna, my oldest child, has a severe peanut allergy. As a mom, I’ve had to tell this to hundreds of people over the years. School teachers and administrators. Camp counselors. Doctors. Fellow moms. Neighbors. The reactions from people have always varied. I’ve had people tell me that they feel […]

May 13, 2015

By Daniella Knell Sending your child with food allergies off to school can be overwhelming. Trusting others to keep your kid safe is probably your #1 priority! For me, educating myself and others was the only way I could create a safer learning environment for both my children and their caregivers. As food allergy parents, […]

SunButter Story Sweepstakes
May 2, 2015

Share your SunButter story during the month of May and you could win a $250 Amazon gift card! Everyone has an allergy story.  The first time you ate a cookie and felt a weird tickle.  When your child rejected food or complained of feeling funny.  While many of these stories are sad, some even tragic, there […]

high fives
Apr 19, 2015

By Cindy Gordon and Keeley McGuire Heading off to summer camp is the dream for many school-aged children, but for children with food allergies, summer camp may seem out of reach.  With a little research and planning, you may be able to find a summer camp that fits your child’s needs and makes the summer […]

Apr 14, 2015

By Rachel Hayden Empty SunButter jars are perfect for storing small items like craft materials or small toys. You could even use it as a vase or as a pencil holder! When recycling a SunButter jar, how do you get that last little bit of SunButter out? Here’s how I do it as quickly as […]

Dog Treats
Apr 11, 2015

By Meaghan Grettano In honor of National Pet Day, my kids and I thought it would be fun to get into the kitchen and experiment with making some wholesome (and peanut butter free!) dog treats for our little pooch!  I mean, what better way to show your dog some love than by making them some […]

Mar 22, 2015

However you and your family celebrate Easter, most traditions include food.  So if you’re hosting someone or have a family member with a food allergy, keep reading! These simple tips will help you plan ahead for stress-free, memory-making fun: Communicate Early Volunteer to host the egg hunt, special meal, or gathering if you have a food […]

Mar 19, 2015

By Meaghan Grettano Being an allergy mom, my senses are heightened daily to ensure that my daughter is safe.  Preparing for travel is no exception! With spring break coming up (and then summer right around the corner!) I’ve got some travel plans in my back pocket.  As I look forward to these warmer days  and […]