Nutrition

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  • Clean Your Plate: Six Steps to Removing Harmful Chemicals From Your Diet By Staci Small MA, RD; Registered Dietitian and Owner of The Wellness Philosophy Inc. Many practitioners following the principles of the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) agree that exposure to chemicals, additives and preservatives can impede the success of specialized diets and negatively affect behavior and health. So how can we limit the chemicals …
  • Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies by Emily Stewart Taken from http://www.marthastewart.com/945295/gluten-free-oatmeal-cookies Make a batch of these oatmeal cookies to take to a holiday party or give as a gift this holiday season! Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups gluten-free old-fashioned oats, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cups packed …
  • Emily and Diana’s Gluten- and Casein-Free Chocolate Soufflé Cake by Emily Stewart Ingredients: 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate 1 ¾ cups butter substitute 6 eggs, separated 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 ½ teaspoons gluten-free raspberry extract ⅛ cup gluten-free flour ½ teaspoon xanthum gum ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa ½ teaspoon salt Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease 8 ½ – or 9-inch spring form pan. 2. Put the chocolate and butter in a …
  • Chicken, Rice, and Broccoli by Emily Stewart | Adapted from www.simplyrecipes.com Chicken, rice, and broccoli is a traditional Greek meal. Not only does my Greek family make chicken, rice, and broccoli fairly regularly, other Greek families do as well. Even more Greek than the broccoli is serving green beans with the meal. For the baked chicken Ingredients: 1 medium 3-4 pound chicken Olive oil Salt Pepper Directions: 1. …
  • Mom’s Gluten-Free Casein-Free Chicken Dumplings Mom’s GFCF Chicken and Dumplings by Christine M. Bivens My baby, my youngest son, was diagnosed with autism at 2½. The following July my firstborn was diagnosed with Aspergers. That was nearly a decade ago. Today my “baby” is a happy, sweet, playful pre-teen that routinely seeks out interaction and has many authentic friendships, and his older brother …
  • Are you gluten intolerant ? If you have any of the following symptoms it could be a sign that you have gluten intolerance: 1. Digestive issues such as gas, bloating, diarrhea and even constipation. I see the constipation particularly in children after eating gluten. 2. Keratosis Pilaris, (also known as ‘chicken skin’ on the back of your arms). This tends be as …
  • 5 Foods To Avoid for Gluten Intolerance The idea of giving up wheat — the most commonly used flour for almost all commercial baked goods, pastas and cereals — may be challenging and feel overwhelming at first. However, there are many new gluten-free products available and bakeries are producing more and more gluten-free recipes due to the high demand. 1. Grains Certain grains should …
  • Gluten Free Apple pie filling and gluten free pie crust recipe  This sweet, spice-filled apple pie with its flaky gluten-free pie crust is sure to become an autumn family favorite! Serve it warm with a scoop of your favorite (dairy-free) vanilla ice cream. Gluten-Free Flaky Pie Crust Ingredients 2 cup sorghum flour 1 cup potato starch flour 1 cup sweet rice flour 1 cup tapioca flour 2 tablespoon of sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 …