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Top 5 Reasons You Need an Autism Nutritionist

Top 5 Reasons You Need an Autism Nutritionist

An autism nutritionist / dietitian plays an important role in the health of autistic kids and adults. They understand the neurodivergence lens and the unique nutritional needs of autistic kids and adults. An autism nutritionist knows how to tailor their recommendations to each individual person as they are aware that autism presents differently in every person.  Typically, when it comes to someone with autism, many people are involved in supporting them. Whether it be parents, caregivers, group home staff, or other healthcare professionals, an autism nutritionist involves all of them in an inclusive, client-centered manner. Note that in this article,

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A muffin pan full of raspberry oatmeal muffins

Raspberry Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

Last updated: October 13, 2022 If you’re looking for a healthy, delicious, fiber-packed muffin recipe, this is it! These Raspberry Oatmeal Muffins are loaded with fiber: they’ve got rolled oats and flaxmeal to give them a fiber boost. Plus it’s made with whole wheat flour, low in added sugars, AND freezer-friendly.  I love making a batch of these muffins and storing them in the freezer to have on hand when hunger strikes. I typically warm them in the microwave for 30-60 seconds and enjoy them with a glass of soy beverage or fruit for a nourishing snack. I hope you

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A bowl of roasted butternut squash, carrot, ginger soup garnished with coconut milk and pumpkin seeds

Roasted Butternut Squash Carrot Ginger Soup

Autumn is upon us which means we start turning towards warm, comfort foods, such as chilis, casseroles, and soups. Fall is also when pumpkin and squash are in season! This Roasted Butternut Squash Carrot Ginger Soup fits the bill: it’s comforting, flavorful, delicious, veggie-packed, and feels like Autumn in a bowl. Recipe and photos by Julia Hop Hing BSc Health Benefits of Roasted Butternut Squash Carrot Ginger Soup This Roasted Butternut Squash Carrot Ginger Soup is packed with vegetables, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. Butternut squash has a sweet, nutty flavor and is rich in vitamins A and C (among

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A set of 5 utensils with non-slip handles

14 Awesome Types of Adaptive Feeding Equipment

Last update [October 16, 2023] What is Adaptive Feeding Equipment? Adaptive feeding equipment are modified utensils, accessories, glasses, and plates that make it easier for children and adults of all ages with different types of disabilities to eat independently and safely. Some examples of modifications include wider handles, straps, holders, non-slip fabrics, wider rims, weighted utensils, and more. When you live with a disability or chronic condition, you often have to come up with creative solutions to problems that many people don’t face in a day, and eating is no different.  There are many adaptive feeding equipment available that make

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3 portions of Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding in glass containers

20 Vegan Recipes with Pumpkin

Fall is upon us which means one thing: it’s PUMPKIN SEASON! I don’t know about you, but every Fall, I make tons of vegan recipes with pumpkin and then I get sick of pumpkin until the next Fall comes around. There’s something warm and soothing about beautiful orange-coloured pumpkin recipes.  I had a blast scouring the internet for the best, healthy, simple vegan recipes with pumpkin so you can have them available in one place. The recipes are divided into four categories: breakfast, snack, lunch and dinner, and dessert. I hope these recipes give you lots of inspiration and get

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A hand is holding a glass of Yogurt Peanut Butter Smoothie in front of a garden

Yogurt Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

If I had to choose one smoothie to have every single day on repeat, this would be the one. I don’t know about you, but I love dessert-flavored smoothies (and recipes in general) and the combination of chocolate, peanut butter, and banana hits the spot every time. I recommend freezing a bunch of bananas to keep on hand for when you crave this recipe. This Yogurt Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie tastes like a chocolate peanut butter cup and you’ll never know that it’s a healthy, nutritionally balanced breakfast or snack. Why Smoothies are Amazing for Disabled People: Smoothies are a

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slices of Honey Berry Greek Yogurt Protein Bark on a plate

Greek Yogurt Protein Bark – 3 Ways

Greek Yogurt Protein Bark is a simple, quick, and delicious dish that you can enjoy for snacks or breakfasts. It is a fantastic meal prep snack that you can store in the freezer to keep on hand for when hunger strikes. Summer is all about cool, refreshing recipes and yogurt bark definitely fits the bill. Greek yogurt bark is also super versatile – you start with a plain base and you can turn it into as many different flavour combinations as your heart desires. I’ve got THREE different combos for you in this post: honey berry, peanut butter chocolate, and

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