The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook, Updated and Revised: The Ultimate Guide to the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet
Pamela J. Compart, Dana Laake
"Pam and Dana know what works for kids…This book is a fantastic resource for the diets that make a difference. Follow their advice!!" --Jenny McCarthy, author of Louder Than Words and Mother Warriors
The best “kid-friendly” recipes and guide to the gluten-free, milk-free diet for ADHD and autism just got better. In addition to updates on new research and findings, readers will find recommendations from the authors for packing school lunches and snacks, plus 100 brand new recipes!
One of the challenges that parents face is coping with children who have picky appetites and crave the very foods that affect their behavior, focus, and development. The other challenge is finding ways to get their children to eat healthy foods and improve their nutritional status. The uniqueness of this book is that it not only provides gluten-free milk-free substitutes and recipes, it provides successful suggestions for feeding the picky eater. The authors share details about just how and why the diet works. The specialty ingredients are explained and extensive sources provided. There are also testimonials from the parents and from the children themselves.
excellent information, and Carol Fenster’s Special Diet Celebrations, which also provides detailed information for food substitutions. SUBSTITUTES FOR WHEAT FLOUR Success with GF Baking Smaller recipes and cake recipes adapt more easily. Combinations of flour substitutes give a better texture and result than single flours do. GF flours require more baking soda or baking powder (20–30% more). To improve elastic qualities, use xanthan gum, methylcellulose, or guar gum. Always stir and
in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook until ginger aroma and flavor is strong, about 1 hour. Let cool. Strain and refrigerate for up to one week; should yield ⅔ cup (160 ml). To make the soda: In a pitcher, combine syrup with the water. Pour over ice to serve. TIP: To choose good-quality, fresh ginger, look for smooth light brown skin with a light sheen and white flesh. Pick the roots with the least number of knots and/or
Current CDC estimate: 500,000 from birth to age 21 Fastest growing developmental disability (2003 comparison) 806% growth in autism 31% growth in all other disabilities 24,000 new cases per year The number of children “born autistic” has not changed significantly over time. What has escalated exponentially is regressive autism, which occurs between twelve and twenty-four months, after a period of normal development and behavior. Since autistic behaviors are usually present prior to the age
cooked rice if a thicker consistency is better. * * * YIELD: About 2 to 3 child-sized servings * * * Calories (kcal): 352; Total fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 7mg; Carbohydrate: 72g; Dietary fiber: 10g; Protein: 8g; Sodium: 217mg; Potassium: 1537mg; Calcium: 64mg; Iron: 5 5mg; Zinc: 1mg; Vitamin A: 668OIU NEW TO THIS EDITION * * * Spanish Chicken Look for the Goya seasonings in the international aisle of your supermarket. 3 pounds (1.35 kg) chicken pieces, such as thighs,
chopped up. Add all ingredients, except paprika, including salt to taste. Mix well, chill for at least 5 minutes, and spoon onto lettuce leaves or tomato slices. Sprinkle with paprika. * * * YIELD: 3 servings * * * Calories (kcal): 186; Total fat: 15g; Cholesterol: 286mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary fiber: trace; Protein: 9g; Sodium: 383mg; Potassium: 133mg; Calcium: 44mg; Iron: 1mg; Zinc: 1mg; Vitamin A: 422IU Popular Potato Salad This is a popular recipe for an old