Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Diagnoses for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are on the rise. The symptoms of ADHD have long been a problem in a number of children, though the classification of ADHD as a disorder is relatively recent. The statistics show a large discrepancy in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD, ranging anywhere from five […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

This oh-so-delicious recipe is from Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, and raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS: 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c hemp seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Milk Kefir- Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Milk Kefir- Recipe

  For a dose of healthy probiotics and deliciousness, make a batch of almond milk kefir. This recipe was contributed by Judy Willardson.   INGREDIENTS: Almonds A bit of honey Kefir starter grains   DIRECTIONS: 1. Soak the almonds for a day or so, then put in the blender, then strain it. 2. Add a […]

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What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What is xanthan gum anyway? A fundamental gluten-free baking ingredient, xanthan gum appears in many of our store-bought gluten-free goodies and in our recipes, so it’s about time you learn more about it! Classified as a polysaccharide, a type of carbohydrate, xanthan gum is found in foods, cosmetics, and industrial substances. It is made through […]

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Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

In my work as an author, researcher, children’s health advocate, and mother of three, I’m often approached by mothers who want to know what they can do to improve their kids’ health. On behalf of these inquisitive parents, I’d like to share some research I’ve come across regarding the health benefits for children of taking […]

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Raw Vegan Apple Pie

Raw Vegan Apple Pie

Apple pie is a classic dessert, perfect for any special occasion or holiday. This gluten-free, grain-free version is made from raw ingredients and is dairy-free. Make sure to top it off with some delicious dairy-free Coconut Whipped “Cream.” Step 1: Pecan Crumble (Prepare first.) INGREDIENTS 1 ½ c pecans (pieces or whole) 2 tsp honey […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Tostada

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Tostada

This raw tostada forms the foundation of a delicious Mexican family dinner. Toss in your favorite Mexican salad ingredients—I love lettuce, tomatoes, jicama, shredded cheese, black beans, grilled chicken, and salsa—and serve! (makes 2 large “family-style” tostada salads) INGREDIENTS 1 c Chia seed 2 c sundried tomatoes 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp Mexican spice […]

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Pumpkin Seed Treats

Pumpkin Seed Treats

These gluten-free, grain-free goodies taste like they’re from the oven, but they’re raw. Kids just love these as a special surprise in their lunchbox or waiting for them on the kitchen table when they get home. Dip them in some soymilk for extra deliciousness!   INGREDIENTS: 1 c pumpkin seed meal (butter) 3 tbsp date […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

If you like peanut butter cookies, you’ll love these cashew butter cookies.  Watch out, these gluten-free, grain-free cookies will go fast! INGREDIENTS: 2 c roasted cashew butter 1 c ground fine cashew flour (from raw cashews) 10-12 tbsp raw honey, heated 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or ground vanilla beans   […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Beef Ribs

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Beef Ribs

Who doesn’t appreciate some good ribs every now and then? This is my gluten-free, grain-free version of a classic family recipe. Watch out—these won’t last long! Try these with a really nice side dish for a perfect summer dish!   INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp coconut oil 1-2 lbs beef ribs (6-8 pieces) 1 tsp salt ½ […]

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