Special Diets for Special Kids, Volumes 1 and 2 Combined: Over 200 REVISED and NEW gluten-free casein-free recipes, plus research on the positive effects for children with autism, ADHD, allergies, celiac disease, and more!

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Praised as a modern-day classic by celebrities and readers all over the world, the first edition of Special Diets for Special Kids has been helping children and adults with autism, ADHD, celiac disease, and other disorders since 1998. Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in 2001 by providing more recipes and updated research.

 

Now, this revised and expanded edition offers both books in one, complete with the ...

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Overview

Praised as a modern-day classic by celebrities and readers all over the world, the first edition of Special Diets for Special Kids has been helping children and adults with autism, ADHD, celiac disease, and other disorders since 1998. Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in 2001 by providing more recipes and updated research.

 

Now, this revised and expanded edition offers both books in one, complete with the latest research, revised recipes, and color photos throughout!

 

The first part of the book describes dietary intervention in detail, from both a scientific and a personal approach (the author's son has autism and has been on a GFCF diet for many years). In a nutshell, certain enzymes are required to break down gluten and casein. If those enzymes don’t function well, or are not present at sufficient levels, serious neurological problems can result. Studies have shown that children with autism have a marked deficiency of these enzymes, which may explain why GFCF diets have yielded positive results for many children.

 

Among many other helpful topics, Dr. Lewis explains:

 

  • The Biology behind Dietary Interventions
  • “Leaky Gut”
  • Allergies, Sensitivities, and Intolerances
  • Antibiotics and Probiotics
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Testing and Nutritional Support
  • Other Diets and Interventions
  • How to Go GFCF

 The second part of the book is an easy-to-follow cookbook. This section contains over 200 recipes, including many you would have never thought possible on a GFCF diet, such as:

 

  • Banana-Nut Pancakes
  • Blueberry Muffins
  • Tortillas/Wraps
  • Chicken Nuggets
  • Shepherd’s Pie
  • Mock Mac and Cheese
  • Chili
  • Turkey Dressing
  • Cakes and Cookies
  • And many, many more!

 

Best of all, this book comes with a FREE CD of printable recipes, so you can easily print out recipes as you use them and keep the book away from counter spills and drips!

 

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Lewis helped her autistic son to transition successfully to a gluten-free, casein-free diet. Her advice is appropriate for both parents and anyone attempting a gluten-free, casein-free diet. She includes the latest research on how special diets can positively impact children with autism and ADHD. With appealing illustration and easy-to-make recipes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935274124
  • Publisher: World Future Horizons
  • Publication date: 5/25/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 375
  • Sales rank: 287,920
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Lewis is Director of Neuropsychological Services at Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Dr. Elizabeth Mumper

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1: Why Special Diets?

 

Chapter 2: Testing and Nutritional Support

 

Chapter 3: How and What to Feed Your Child

 

Chapter 4: Breakfast and Breads

 

Pancakes and Waffles

Karyn’s Pancakes

Don Baker’s Pancakes

Banana (Nut) Pancakes

Easy Almond Flour Pancakes

 

Muffins

Karyn’s Rice-Free Muffins

Maple Rice-Bran Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Grain-Free Blueberry Muffins

Tropical Muffins

 

Breads

Yeast-Free Sorghum Bread

Food-Processor Zucchini Bread

Coconut Quick Bread

Sweet Corn Bread

Yeast-Free White Bread

 

Rolls, Wraps, and More!

Sweet Potato Rolls

Mini Sandwich Rolls

Porridge with a Purpose

GFCF Tortillas/Wraps

Breakfast Cookies

Crêpes

 

Chapter 5: Drinks

 

Homemade Nut Milk

Rice Milk

Kiddie Colada

Mock Orange Julius

Blueberry Shake

 

Fruit Smoothies

World’s Easiest Fruit Smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Green Smoothie

Green Lemonade

Purple People Pleaser

Blueberry Yummer

Mango Lassi

New York Egg Cream

 

Other Drinks

Chai

Lemonade: Three Ways

 

Chapter 6: Lunchtime!

 

Soups, Chilis, and Chowders

Chicken Rice Soup

Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup (Dahl)

Split Pea soup

Chilled Almond Soup

The World’s Easiest Chili

Chicken and Vegetable Chowder

 

Sandwiches, Rolls, and Wraps

PB and Peach Sandwich

GF Spring Rolls

BW Pete’s Honey-Buckwheat Pitas

Potato Wraps

 

Meat and Potatoes

Meat Puffs

Meat (Loaf) Muffins

Potato Logs

Oven Fries

 

Other Lunchtime Favorites

Deviled Eggs

Squash Latkes

Crustless Quiche

Tamale Pie

Asian Tenders

 

Chapter 7: Anytime Snacks

 

Snack Mixes

Crunchy Mix

Gorp

 

Snack Balls

Cereal Munch Balls

Coconut Date Balls

Lemon Power Balls

 

Fruit Snacks

Fruit Kabobs

Stuffed Apples

Blueberry-Applesauce Fruit Leather

 

Frozen Snacks

Frozen Banana Pops

Frozen Fruit Pops

 

Snack Dips

Bean Dip

Cowboy Bean Dip

 

Other Snacktime Favorites

Raisin Snack Cake

Kiddie Kibbles

Ants on a Log

Nut Bars

 

Chapter 8: Dinnertime: Main Dishes and Sides

 

Mains

Chicken “Nuggets”

Roast Chicken

Roasted Cornish Hens

Moist Chicken Breasts

How to Butterfly a Bird

Roast Turkey

World’s Easiest Chicken and Dumplings

Simple Chicken Stew

Pineapple Chicken

Brunswick Stew

Curried Chicken Balls

Hungarian Chicken

Buffalo Wings

Arroz con Pollo

World’s Easiest Chicken Curry

Baked Kibbe

World’s Easiest Shepherd’s Pie

Mexican Corn Bread Pizza

Veggie Burgers

Bean Burgers

Buckwheat Burgers

Nadine’s Outrageous Tuna Casserole

Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Basic Pork Tenderloin

Cioppino

Almond Crusted Fish

Schnitzel

Hungarian Goulash

Pork Stew

Veal Stew

Beef Stew

Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

Stir-Fried Pork

Salmon Burgers

Salmon Puffs

Mom’s Cassoulet

“Mexican” Casserole

Sloppy Joes

Mock Mac and Cheese

 

Sides

French Fries

Kasha Pilaf

Butternut Squash “Fries”

Baked Onion Rings

Risotto

Indian Rice

Bombay Rice

Easiest Rice

Riz Cous

Smashed Cauliflower

Charlies’ Italian Mashed “Potatoes”

Gingery Carrots

Creamy Grits

Rhubarb Applesauce

Pear and Jicama Salad

 

Chapter 9: Cheap Eats

 

Chicken or Fish en Papillote

Crispy Baked Drumsticks

Fried Rice

Tomato Soup

Beans and Rice

 

Chapter 10: Holiday Fare

 

The Biggies: Thanksgiving and Christmas

Twice-Wild Turkey Dressing

Kasha Dressing

GF Bread Dressing

Cranberry Nut Dressing

Gravy

Roast Goose

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Roast Leg of Lamb

Baked Cranberry Sauce

Root-Vegetable Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Christmas Beans

Roasted Vegetables

Gingerbread People

Spritz Cookies

Refrigerator Pumpkin Pie

 

Other Holidays

Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

Matzo Balls (Kneidlach)

Bean Flour Matzo

Passover Rolls

Mandel Bread

Mandel Bread II

Hamantashen

 

Chapter 11: Ethnic Foods

 

Chicken Soup

Unchicken Soup

Mock Chopped Liver

Ozzie’s Mock Chopped Liver

Falafel

Baba Ghanoush

Hummus

Indian Flatbread (Chapatis)

Pad Thai

Picadillo

 

Chapter 12: Sweet Treats

 

Cakes

Pineapple Velvet Cake

Zebra Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Farfel “Cake”

Buckwheat Cake

One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

Fruit Cobbler

 

Puddings

Tapioca Pudding

Chocolate Pudding (or Pie Filling)

 

Pies

“Graham” Cracker Crust

Cookie-Crumb Crust

 

Cookies

Panda Puff Chocolate Crisps

Chocolate Wafers

Making Thin Mints

Charlie’s Macaroons

Cinnamon “Butter” Cookies (SCD)

The Best GF Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

World’s Easiest Chocolate Cookies

Pignoli Cookies

 

More Sweet Treats

SCD Orange Sorbet

Everything-Free Fudge

Baked Peaches

 

Chapter 13: Odds, Ends, and Things You Should Know

 

Salads, Dips, and Dressings

Waldorf Salad

GF Garlic Croutons

Hail Caesar Dressing

Ranch Salad Dressing (or Dip)

Thousand Island Dressing (or Dip)

Japanese Ginger Dressing (or Dip)

 

Condiments

GF Worcestershire Sauce

Fresh Salsa

Julie’s Raw Sauerkraut

Pearsauce

 

Spice Mixes

Apple Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Taco Seasoning Mix

Onion Soup Mix

 

Dairy Substitutes

Evaporated Milk Substitute

Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute

Coconut Whipped “Cream”

Cashew Cream

 

Odds and Ends

Granola

Toasted Coconut

Toasted Nuts

Chocolate Syrup

 

Recommended Resources

 

The Essential GFCF Kitchen

 

References

 

Index

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