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Salicylate Sensitivity and Summer 2021
Salicylate Sensitivity and Summer 2021

If you were hoping that summertime – a time with no school, fresh air, sunshine, and exercise – would help your child feel better and improve their behavior…. but it hasn’t, then salicylates might be your challenge. Salicylates in Food Salicylates...

Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden
Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden

  It’s vegetable garden time! This is the perfect time to plan your garden. If you’ve seen my gardening posts in the past and you’ve considered a garden but hadn’t planned in time or had the capacity, now’s the time. Typically, after Mother’s Day signifies the...

Mother’s Day Guide
Mother’s Day Guide

Mother’s Day is coming up and I wanted to share a new guide I created just for moms! I know how much of our everyday energy, care, love, attention, focus, and thought goes into supporting others. Whether it is our immediate family, our extended family, our friends,...

No-Mato (Tomato-Free) Sauce
No-Mato (Tomato-Free) Sauce

Ingredients 5-6 carrots, chopped 1 red/purple beet, peeled and chopped 1 small or 1/2 large onion, peeled and chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 ½ cups water  Directions Place all chopped and prepared vegetables and water into a pot. Once water boils, reduce heat,...

Low Carb Cauliflower Tortillas
Low Carb Cauliflower Tortillas

Avoid pepper for LOD and FG. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 3 eggs ½ teaspoon salt Black pepper (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash cauliflower, cut cauliflower chunks off base stem/leaves. Put cauliflower in food processor and process until a...

Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids
Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Food and candy tend to play starring roles, which can present challenges for those wanting to eat healthy and/or navigate food allergies/intolerances. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be a challenge to celebrate our loved ones...

Could Food Be Causing Your Child’s Aggression?
Could Food Be Causing Your Child’s Aggression?

Aggression is a difficult and sometimes devastating symptom that occurs in children for varied reasons—some known and some unknown. The correlation between food and behavior intrigued me 20 years ago, and sparked my career as a nutrition researcher and clinician. And...

Rutabagas – The Hidden Gem for Most Special Diets
Rutabagas – The Hidden Gem for Most Special Diets

The Rutabaga, also known as a swede, Swedish turnip (though distinctly different than a turnip), and neep (in Scotland).  Rutabagas are root vegetables and a member of the cruciferous or brassica family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts,...

Rutabaga Fries
Rutabaga Fries

This is a great recipe because it’s compatible with so many diets. To make it low salicylate or SAG, use ghee or sunflower oil. For 100% dairy-free, avoid ghee. For keto, eat sparingly. Ingredients 3-4 Rutabagas Ghee or expeller-pressed coconut oil Salt Directions...