Kelly Rudnicki

Food Allergy Mama

Kelly Rudnicki is the author of the bestselling “The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book”, “Vegan Baking Classics”, and the award winning blog www.foodallergymama.com. Her blog has twice been named Babble’s Top Food Blog and ranked #6 in Healthiest Eating. She has appeared in numerous publications including Parenting, Shape Magazine, Family Fun Magazine, Woman’s Day, USA Today, Chicago Sun Times and the Chicago Tribune. She has also appeared on morning news shows including ABC 7 Chicago and WGN News and is an expert food blogger for Martha Stewart's Whole Living.

As the mother of five young children, one of whom with severe food allergies, Kelly also spends much of her free time advocating for food allergy awareness and improving school nutrition. She volunteers and speaks on behalf of food allergy organizations such as FAAN and FAI, and helped write the food allergy guidelines for the Chefs Move to Schools Chicago, an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Go for the Gold campaign to promote higher standards for food, fitness and nutrition education.

Kelly lives in the north shore suburbs of Chicago with her five children and husband Mike. Together the family loves to cook, bake, see live music and play a lot of sports.