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Keeping Your Food Warm
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I recently recieved a great tip from another mom with a Celiac child. Our biggest struggle with this new life of ours, is eating out. We ask for my daughters food to be microwaved in the back, and half of all restaurants say they don't have one, or they can't heat up my daughter's food because of legal issues (I am assuming the matter of possible lawsuits, of they heat it too much!) Then if they do, they forget about it, and then my 17 month old screams because she is hungry when we get our food! SO! My friend told me that she heats the food up before she leaves the house, and then she uses a heat pack (bought at WalMart or Target) and puts the food and the heat pack in an insolated lunch bag and takes it to the restaurant. The heat pack costs about $5.00 and can be heated my a microwave. This way, we don't even have to explain anything to the wait staff, and her food is ready when she wants to eat it!

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