The Washington Post columnist Jennifer LaRue Huget explored the conundrums of dietary restrictions during the holidays in a column, published Tuesday, December 14, titled “Food allergies require precautions.” Holidays that focus around shared meals can be stressful for people with dietary restrictions, but with the proper preparation can easily be enjoyed to the fullest, Huget argues. Huget’s daughter recently developed a peanut allergy, and in response, Huget details how to deal with holiday food. Huget’s guidelines, which can all apply to vegans, include calling restaurants ahead, sharing safe food, asking questions, quizzing the chef, and bringing your own meal.
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