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Autism

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

, This spring marks 21 years sharing ONE life-changing idea for ADHD & Autism that’s helped countless children and families worldwide. This ONE idea, Nourishing Hope - giving special attention to the food and nutrition children receive is fueled by scientific...

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How Diet Affects the Microbiome in Autism
How Diet Affects the Microbiome in Autism

The microbiome in autism is an avenue of important research. Studying the differences in microbiome composition for individuals with an autism diagnosis is yielding valuable insight. Here’s some recent research on the microbiome and children’s health, including kids...

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Recipes

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...

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Chicken Nuggets
Chicken Nuggets

Egg-Free Chicken Nuggets   GFCFSF/Low Oxalate/Low Salicylate, Egg-Free, and Nut-Free Use white vinegar for low salicylate. Ingredients 2 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...

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GFCF Gingerbread
GFCF Gingerbread

GFCF Gingerbread Recipe This recipe comes from my dear friend and Nourishing Hope team member, Terri Hirning. She originally created this recipe when her son Matthew was in Kindergarten (he is now a Junior in high school!)  Like many special needs families, she wanted...

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Stories of Hope

From Autism to Eagle Scout: Nourishing Hope Success Story
From Autism to Eagle Scout: Nourishing Hope Success Story

Written by Terri Burges Hirning (Originally published in 2011) Whenever I tell people that my son (8 years old) is recovered from Autism they... 1) are shocked that he had a diagnosis of Autism at one time and, 2) they didn't think Autism was something that you could...

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