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Coconut Date Balls
Coconut Date Balls

Ingredients 1 ½ cups pitted dates ½ cup coconut butter 1 Tablespoons of coconut oil Shredded coconut, fine (optional) Instructions In a food processor, process the dates for a minute or so into a paste Add the coconut butter.  Pulse a few times to crumble the coconut...

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Cookware and Storage: Non-Toxic Choices
Cookware and Storage: Non-Toxic Choices

We often spend a lot of time talking about what foods to eat and not eat regarding diet for autism.  However, we spend less time on how to prepare the food, cook it, and store it.  You don’t need fancy, expensive equipment, but you will want pots and pans as well as...

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Ingredients for a Better Breakfast
Ingredients for a Better Breakfast

September 26th is Better Breakfast Day! I think that is a perfect time to talk about what goes into a great breakfast. Our daughter Ruby actually cooked this breakfast for us in the photo, so whether you are cooking or you get your child(ren) involved, let’s talk...

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Rice Porridge Recipe
Rice Porridge Recipe

Rice Porridge (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot) GFCF/ Nut-Free, Egg-FreeCan be made egg-free by eliminating egg – while it will not be quite as thick, it’s still delicious. For an elimination diet and other egg-free diets, avoid the eggs. For Low FODMAPs, use maple syrup...

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Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Today is National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! At Nourishing Hope, I encourage parents to get their child(ren) cooking so they become invested in their nutrition and develop a love of trying new foods and eating healthfully.  As a matter of fact, I had one of the...

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