Author Archive | Craig Foster

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Chocolate Cake

An estimated 34,191 children in Dallas County have food allergies. (Source:  Beyond ABC 2013) This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! The following allergy-friendly recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. It’s also gluten and dairy free. Chocolate […]

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Craig Foster and family at the Children's Parade

Engage the Season With Children’s Holiday Parade

In the coming weeks, we’re all going to hear that the holiday season is a time for gratefulness, goodwill, peace, perspective, hope and even magic. But what I’ve found in yuletides past is that the season only becomes those things if you’re intentional. Otherwise, you’ll find all the magic lost while waiting in line at […]

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Rib Roast

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Herbed Prime Rib Roast

Recent research shows that 1 in every 13 children in the United States has a food allergy, that’s approximately 2 children in every classroom. The following recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try […]

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Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

In the United States 90% of all food allergic reactions are caused by just eight foods: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. This week we’re sharing directions for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! Sweet Potato Apple Casserole (recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market) Ingredients: 1 […]

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Berry Sauce

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Holiday Berry Sauce

Even if your kids don’t have food allergies, it’s likely that this holiday season you’ll be cooking for one of your kids’ cousins or friends who is allergic to one of the top eight food-allergy triggers (milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat). This week we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly […]

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Derek Holland - Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland Makes A Difference

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland played with Children’s patients and presented a $10,000 check to Children’s representatives. The patient interaction and gift presentation were part of the festivities surrounding Holland being named the 2013 winner of the Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award, which is presented annually […]

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Dr. Nugent with patient and patient family

Dr. Nugent: Treating Heart Defects in Children

A few minutes with Dr. Nugent will reveal some certainties. He is passionate about and uniquely skilled at caring for children with heart defects, both in the clinic and through research. He has an encyclopedic understanding of how the heart works. And he is not from Texas. “I’m from Melbourne, Australia,” he says in his […]

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