Candied Pecans – Feingold Stage One

4 cups (about 16 ounces) of pecans 1 egg white 1 TB of water Combine one egg white with 1 TB of water. Beat for a couple minutes until frothy. Add pecans and stir well. In another bowl combine: 1/3 cup white sugar (I use organic from Costco) 1/3 cup brown sugar (Domino Light Brown […]

5 DIY Bug Sprays and Tick Repellent

My son went off to camp today so last night I made up some homemade bug spray. There are lots of recipes on the Internet. This one below is specifically for ticks. Geranium is safe for both kids and dogs. You can place one drop of geranium oil on your dog’s collar or shoulder blades […]

The Feingold Diet at Autism One 2015

  I was so honored to be asked to speak at Autism One in Chicago this year! I was a part of a group of “Mothers Determined” authors, all who have recovered their children from things such as autism, SPD (sensory processing disorder), and ADHD. We were so excited to come together to help other parents […]

Essential Oil Owie Blend

This spray is great to have on hand! Especially with little ones! Works great for mosquito bites or any other “owies.” You’re not supposed to put essential oils on open wounds, so use your judgement. I have before though.  4 TB fractionated coconut oil 5 drops of lavender 5 drops of tea tree (melaleuca) 5 […]

10 Habits of Highly Fit People

  I just started a new Facebook group called, “All Natural Fit Mamas Group.” This is a closed group so you have to go on Facebook and request to join. What’s the group about? Well, a few months ago, I got on Instagram since my daughter opened an account. I started posting foods that we […]

Dye Free Red Jell-O

Simply brand just came out with a new flavor – Fruit Punch! And it’s yummy! Tastes like Hawaiian Punch without the dyes! We used it to make Jell-O and my kids loved it! We topped with whip cream too. Natural By Nature from Whole Foods or Soyatoo Rice Whip for dairy free.  1 envelope of Knox unflavored […]

12 Signs Your Family Has Food Coloring Sensitivity

  Below is a guest post from Rebecca at Die, Food Dye! If you’ve ever wondered if food coloring affects your family’s health or behavior, check out my short list of symptoms that follows.  This is not the total list of all symptoms that arise with the ingestion of food dyes, but it’s a collection of the […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

2 cups whole wheat flour (regular flour is OK too) 1 cup of oats ½ cup light brown sugar (Domino) 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice (stage one) 4 bananas 1 cup of milk ¼ cup of vegetable oil (I use organic canola or […]

Old Fashioned Pancakes

We usually use Aunt Jemima Original Pancake Mix (not the Complete where you just add water), but I’ve started making them from scratch. Some recipes call for buttermilk but I like this one because it uses things I already have in the house. We top with pure maple syrup or homemade syrup, powdered sugar, and […]