This Mother’s Day, Join the Revolution!

A book review and call to action… “Just as food is needed for the body, love is needed for the soul.” –Osho  Connection…mutual understanding…supportive relationships… They’ve been demonstrated to be key factors in one’s ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles when any life-altering blow is thrown our way. While studying nutrition at the Institute for … Continue reading This Mother’s Day, Join the Revolution!

Non-Dairy Milks: Are you replacing one poison for another?

Since so many children with special needs cannot tolerate dairy, at least for a period of gastrointestinal healing, I am often asked to recommend a non-dairy “milk.” You know that saying: “One man’s food is another man’s poison?”  One reason that autism diets can fail to see positive results may be found in the use … Continue reading Non-Dairy Milks: Are you replacing one poison for another?

Easy Homemade Non-Dairy, Low Oxalate Milk

A note on oxalates: Nut and soy milks are very high in oxalates that can be highly acidifying and cause gut irritation and inflammation in those who cannot process them well (including many kids with ASDs). Even though rice itself is relative low in oxalates, the packaged rice milks have been shown to have even … Continue reading Easy Homemade Non-Dairy, Low Oxalate Milk