Tag - Diet

7
Feb

Wild Rice Fruit Salad

(no gluten, milk, soy, egg, or corn!) From page 190 of “The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook.” Written by Pamela J. Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N. Ingredients 2 cups (330 g) cooked wild rice, cooled 1 cup (100 g) chopped celery 1/4 cup (35 g) golden raisins 1 cup (180 g) pineapple …

7
Feb

Treatment of Yeast Overgrowth

A previous article spoke about the damaging effects on our overall health and functioning caused by yeast overgrowth. This article will focus on the treatment of yeast overgrowth. In general, treatment of yeast overgrowth can include medication, supplements, special diets, or a combination of these. If you suspect yeast overgrowth, it is important to begin …

31
Jan

Gelatin Fruit Puree

(no gluten, milk, soy, egg, corn, or nuts!) From: page 187 of “The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook.” Written by Pamela J. Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N. This is a great way for children to enjoy gelatin as part of a meal or dessert without the added sugars and preservatives of the …

31
Jan

Candida, What?

Candida Albicans, or ‘yeast,’ is a harmful agent that can cause disease in our system.  For most of us, the yeast balanced out by the good bacteria in our intestinal tract; but some people don’t have enough good bacteria to combat the yeast, and overgrowth occurs.  When yeast overgrowth is present, many things can happen …

25
Jan

The Diet Debate

In the world of autism spectrum and related disorders, there is debate about the effectiveness of a Gluten Free/Casein Free (GFCF) diet.  Some research says that the GFCF diet improves the symptoms of autism, while other research reports that it has no effect.  Still other research reports that some other type of diet is needed.  …

18
Jan

Testing for Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities

In a previous article, I provided a description of the difference between food allergies and food sensitivities. In this article I will discuss testing options for both. In brief, a food allergy is a sudden onset of symptoms following the consumption of an intolerable food substance. The reaction can sometimes be life threatening. A food …

18
Jan

Banana Bread

Recipe taken from page 118 of “The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook.” Written by Pamela J. Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N. (no gluten, milk, soy, corn, or nuts!) Ingredients: 1/2 cup canola oil 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup dairy-free vanilla pudding mixed with 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 ripe …

11
Jan

Food Allergies vs. Food Sensitivities

By Erin Roon, MA CCC-SLP The topic of food allergies versus food sensitivities is one of the most confusing out there today. So many people use the words allergy and sensitivity interchangeably that it is no wonder there is so much confusion. With food sensitivities becoming increasingly prevalent in the population as a whole, and …

11
Jan

Cheesy Rice Balls

Recipe and photo taken from pages 76-77 of “Allergy Proof Recipes for Kids” by Leslie Hammond and Lynne Marie Rominger. Cheesy rice balls are a popular appetizer in Italy. I’ve turned this into a vegan, allergy-safe dish that is equally delicious and sneaks a serving of veggies into your diet. These make a great snack. …

6
Jan

Egg-Free Chicken Nuggets

Chicken breasts or thighs 2/3 cup GF flour (I use 2/3 brown rice flour and 1/3 potato starch or tapioca starch or a combo of both) 2 tsp apple cider vinegar or other GF vinegar l/2 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup water l/2 tsp salt Instructions: Cut up the chicken into nugget sized pieces.  Measure …

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