Ever notice how many kids who are in feeding therapy also have food allergies? With Halloween just around the corner, I’m encountering parents in my practice who are scared to let their food-allergic kids go Trick or Treating. As their child’s feeding therapist, I try to offer creative strategies to ease their minds and still allow their little munch bug an evening of safe but spooky fun!
This recipe can be a bit labor intensive, but it serves as a great opportunity to teach your children about tomatoes and have them help you with the prep work. Who knows, your kids who dislike tomatoes may find they enjoy them when baked!
Pancakes are a definite favorite at my house. Not only are they simple to make, easy to store for on-the-go eating, they are also versatile. You can make a number of varieties just by swapping the flours or even adding pumpkin or bananas. The possibilities are endless! Over on Eating and Living Moderately, we've been discussing IBS and the use of a low-FODMAP diet to help manage symptoms. So, in celebration of IBS Awareness Month, we wanted to revisit our pancake recipe and adjust it to make if low-FODMAP-friendly! We hope you enjoy!
With the clocks springing forward this Sunday, we couldn't help but post a recipe for a Spring-y dish. We can't wait for the weather to warm up and the spring flowers to bloom, not to mention, eating delicious seasonal fruits and veggies! One of our favorite spring vegetables is asparagus and we especially love this asparagus salad recipe.