Delicious and super easy to make, these cookies meet the criteria for the low FODMAP diet and most elimination diets, and don't have any added sugar! You can opt to add dark chocolate chips if you're on the FODMAP diet, since they are low in sugar and deemed "okay." Everyone that's tried these has absolutely loved them. Enjoy! ...Read more.
One of the biggest challenges on the total elimination or FODMAP diet is finding baked goods and easy-to-grab snacks that taste good. "Always on the run" is part of the lifestyle with kids and in order to adhere successfully to these limited diets, it's important to stock items that you can have at the ready or take to activities and in the car. These muffins fit the bill -- and they are dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free and egg-free. I like to bake a big batch and freeze half, so we always have them on hand. This is one of our favorite snacks, plus they're perfect for a quick breakfast too. ...Read more.
In January, we found out that our daughter at only eight years old has ulcers due to an extreme overgrowth of bacteria and yeast in her system. Wow. We're not sure what caused the problem, as we have always eaten healthy at home with a focus on simple, whole organic foods, and kept sugar and processed foods to a minimum. She tested negative for food allergies, but it's quite possible the issue stems from a food sensitivity that over time became an issue. She had been dealing with a nagging stomachache and sore throat for a few months, and we were in and out of the pediatrician's office for strep tests ...Read more.