The Dirty Foods…Fruits and Veggies You Should be Buying Organic

by zaksdad May 25, 2012

Lists.  Everyone loves a list so considering it is diet week, we have put together a list (from several sources but mostly beginning with the USDA) of the dirtiest fruits and vegetables you can find.  It is important for our autistic kiddos to avoid all toxins and this list gives the worst offenders.  Most of […]

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Eggless, GF, Soy free, Corn free Casein free Cake & Cupcakes

by zaksdad May 24, 2012

I took the recipe from POLYHOBBYMOMMY (you can find her at http://polyhobbymommy.autisable.com/).  Zak, like everything, did not like these at first but after a few tries, he now does.  Since we are on the subject, the diet takes time and like most kids, they need to try something several times before they like something.  Stick with […]

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GFCF Sloppy Joe’s

by zaksdad May 24, 2012

Slowly, and I mean slowly, Zak took to this.  he is not the most adventurous kid and he is not big on any type of bread.  Even before the diet, we could not get him to touch the stuff.  Most times, I will use a GFCF waffle (I have found Vans to be the best) […]

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Yeast, yeast and more yeast……

by zaksdad May 23, 2012

A common problem with a lot of kiddos on the Autism spectrum and one that Zak certainly struggles with is yeast overgrowth or Candida.  When Zakary was three (before diagnosis), he started throwing up at night – all night, about every 6-8 weeks.  When he woke up in the morning he seemed “back to normal” […]

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Bullying…where is the breaking point?

by zaksdad May 21, 2012

It is quite the buzzword these days.  Heck, even our Republican Presidential candidate has been accused of it.  He called it “hijinx” and to some extent, I can see his point.  You see, I was a small kid and being picked on was a daily ritual.  Almost part of growing up.   I remember a […]

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