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Healthy Halloween: Trick or Treat Reinvented
Healthy Halloween: Trick or Treat Reinvented

Halloween is almost here. This year, some families may be choosing to find new ways to celebrate that do not include trick or treating or large gatherings. There is still so much you can do to make this Halloween memorable, fun, healthy, and safe.  Instead of Trick or...

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Watermelon Popsicles
Watermelon Popsicles

These popsicles are a great treat that’s low in sugar and high in phytonutrients. It’s great for the summer, when the weather is warm and fruit is abundant. But can also be made anytime for a natural, low sugar treat. Try any fruit you like. The sweetener is optional....

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Ground Beef Stuffed Zucchini (Zucchin-izza) Recipe
Ground Beef Stuffed Zucchini (Zucchin-izza) Recipe

We continue the food and garden chronicles here at Nourishing Hope. Our garden, to say the very least, has been a place of comfort, fun, learning, memories, and deliciousness for me and my family.  I know there can be some intimidation around starting a garden. But...

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Summer Grilling: Kid-Friendly Vegetables on the BBQ
Summer Grilling: Kid-Friendly Vegetables on the BBQ

Most dads love a good barbeque. If you’re a dad planning a barbeque, or a mom creating a fun day for the dad in your family’s life, I’ve got some ideas for you! When you think of BBQ, I’m sure most of you are thinking of meat. But vegetables can be delicious on the...

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Nourishing Hope in the Garden
Nourishing Hope in the Garden

The last few months have been difficult for me… as I’m sure they have been for many of you. My child has been struggling with tummy issues, our car was stolen out of our garage by a criminal, and we have been dealing with the same stay-at-home (and school-at-home)...

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18 Years: ONE Empowering Idea for ADHD & Autism
18 Years: ONE Empowering Idea for ADHD & Autism

This Spring marks the anniversary of ONE Empowering Idea for ADHD & Autism that’s helped countless children and families worldwide. This ONE idea, Nourishing Hope – giving specialized attention to the food and nutrition children receive to help them improve...

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Sauerkraut Recipe
Sauerkraut Recipe

GFCF/SCD/GAPS/Paleo/LOD/BED/Keto Diet Compliance Sauerkraut is wonderful for digestion and the immune system. It’s also beneficial for our mood.  Sauerkraut is made with fermented or cultured cabbage and other vegetables. When they are made raw, the traditional way,...

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Using Rainbows to Teach Kids Good Nutrition
Using Rainbows to Teach Kids Good Nutrition

Have you been trying to get more nutrients (and vegetables) into your child? As a nutritionist specializing in children with autism, ADHD, and related neurodevelopmental delays, I can share with you that most parents I work with are worried about their child’s...

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Julie Matthews’ Email to Forbes Requesting Correction
Julie Matthews’ Email to Forbes Requesting Correction

I sent the following email to Forbes on December 5th in response to their inaccurate article on dietary intervention for autism. Attention Forbes Media,  I’m writing regarding an article published in Forbes online on November 11, 2019 by one of your contributors,...

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