Forty million children are enrolled in elementary school in the United States and every parent of those children is affected in some way by food allergies. Even if a kid is lucky enough to be allergy- free, someone in that child's class or school or after-school program has a food allergy, whether it's peanut, tree nut, dairy, egg, or soy. Add to that food preferences, like vegetarian or vegan, and religious practices, like keeping kosher, and making a simple snack resembles navigating a minefield. Thankfully, Peveteaux, the queen of cooking and cursing, is there to help with Bake Sales Are My B*tch. Peveteaux knows firsthand from her own debilitating food disease that some people have a hard time taking the spectrum of allergies seriously. In Bake Sales Are My B*tch, she lays the smackdown on those doubters in her signature frank and funny way. She also lends some much needed guidance and levity to freaked-out parents about a deadly serious subject. Her 50-plus mix-and-match recipes cover the eight major food allergens and everything from school lunches, kids parties, sleepover foods, after-school snacks, and, yes, bake sales.In addition to her Gluten Is My Bitch blog, Peveteaux is now tackling more food issues on her newly launched Bake Sales Are My Bitch blog.
She is also the advocate for all people with food issues at Living Without, the nation's leading magazine for people who have food sensitivities and allergies.
Win the Food Allergy Wars with 50 Recipes to Keep Kids Safe and Parents Sane. A comprehensive collection of recipes that manage the eight most common allergies, offering directions on how to adjust to fit any need.
April Peveteaux passed out from happiness when The New Yorker called her debut book, Gluten Is My Bitch, "highly entertaining." After she woke up, she went on to pen two more hilarious books about digestive disorders, The Gluten-Free Cheat Sheet and now, Bake Sales Are My Bitch. She lives in Los Angeles, CA.