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Advice and information on healthy eating for the whole family, including quick and easy recipes for nutritious meals.

Halloween Popcorn Balls for the Sensory Seeking Child

Incorporating food activities into a child's sensory diet can be a great way…

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A Recipe Much Needed

As we all settle into the new season, welcoming the new weather is brings, we all…

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by Brittney Baumgartner
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Is a Healthy Breakfast That Important?

Brеаkfаѕt іѕ the most important meal of thе day. 

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“Please just one bite” - Introducing new foods

I remember back to when my son was about 18 months old and he suddenly stopping eating…

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by Zowie Kaye
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Feeding Your Child “Real” Food, on a Pureed Diet

Mealtime can be tricky for parents of any five year old.  

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by Jodi Shenal
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Great Expectations

Finding the right venue for Grandad’s birthday meal was not easy. We had to…

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by Rochelle Followes
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Days Out - Eating out with a fussy eater

As an SEN parent we all know the military precision of our lives, our routines

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by Zowie Kaye
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The wonderful benefits of blending

Since Sam had his PEG fitted a year ago, he has come a looong way.  From being…

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by Carolyn Voisey
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Five Nutritional Challenges of Special Needs Children

Parents of children with special needs often battle with the overwhelming feeding…

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The power of food… the wonders lurking in the spice cupboard

So, it has been a year now since Sam began to have real food blended and fed to him…

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by Carolyn Voisey
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Holidaying… with a tubie

I am really quite excited… in a just a few weeks we’re off on our holidays!…

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by Carolyn Voisey
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Tube vs Food: are we making the right decision?

From day one getting food down my son has not been an easy task. I remember in detail…

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by Rochelle Followes
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Recipe: Cheddar & Chicken Quesadillas

Need a quick and easy dinner recipe, but one that is also low in lactose, fructose,…

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by Christine Sexton
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Recipe: Breaded Baked Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries

For parents with children who need to avoid certain foods, it can be a challenge…

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by Christine Sexton
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Fight Stress with Healthy Foods!

Being the parent or caregiver of a child with special needs (or any child, for that…

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by Christine Sexton
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Struggling with GER? You are not alone…

GER, or Gastroesophageal Reflux, is very common in children with neurological impairments.…

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by Christine Sexton
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Smoothie Recipes for Healthy Weight Gain

I have discussed in previous posts that even though childhood obesity is a worldwide…

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by Malorie Blake (MS, RDN, LDN)
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How to Identify and Treat Food Allergies in Kids with SN

Kids with special needs are at an increased risk for food allergies compared to the…

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by Malorie Blake (MS, RDN, LDN)
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Special needs parenting: rewarding with food

When your child is screaming uncontrollably at the grocery store causing a scene…

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by Malorie Blake (MS, RDN, LDN)
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I will blenderize anything once

The other day a little boy in Mia’s play group observed Mia eating her afternoon…

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by Erika Fässler-Nelson
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Food, Special Needs

Egg, Diary and Gluten Free Pancake Recipe

Today is Shrove Tuesday, a day when families traditionally eat rich or fatter foods,…

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