Natural Food & Health News 10/24/14 #momsnotlovinit #autism #fracking

Natural food and health news

In the upcoming weeks, I want to write about how to do research and understand alternative health and science, and how to separate it from “pseudoscience.” Please comment or email me with your burning questions on this topic! 10/21/14: McDonald’s to Sell Organic Food Whaa??? Bloomberg is reporting that McDonald’s “may” sell more organic foods. They […]

Toxic Chemicals in Our Kids’ Costumes? What you can do

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Tell Retailers: Toxic Chemicals Have No Place in Children’s Halloween Costumes   A new study released by found elevated levels of toxic chemicals in popular Halloween costumes, accessories and even “trick or treat” bags. Dangerous chemicals like phthalates, flame retardants, vinyl (PVC) plastic, organotins, and even lead. The products were purchased from top national […]

Review: Beanfield’s Bean & Rice Chips


I received a sample to facilitate this review; all opinions are my own. Before we went everything-free, corn chips were a huge part of my family’s life. Zoe especially loves the zing of salsa, and what is a football without homemade nachos? And then the food issues came into my life and between the toxicity of corn, […]

Your Guide for Halloween with Special Needs & Autism


As you know, my kids love Halloween- it is the official kick off to the holiday season, after all! But as the number of children with autism, SPD, food sensitivities/allergies/Celiac and other problems continue to rise, Halloween can be a harbinger of stress for a family raising a child with special needs. Here, then, is Mom-Blog’s […]

Organic Sweet Potato Pie (dairy free / gluten free / soy free) & KitchenAid #Fall4Food Giveaway

gluten free sweet potato pie

I love sweet potatoes. Not only are they Paleo safe, today I learned they can help boost immunity since they contain beta carotene, as well as Vitamins A and D. So when I got the chance to adapt a recipe for a fall inspired dish, I knew that I just had to try something with sweet […]

How to Go Dairy Free Without Losing Your Mind

How to go dairy free

People always ask me how I managed to go dairy free with 2 small children. It’s really not that hard, but there are a few tips that can help you ease yourself into a dairy free life. Why Go Dairy Free? I’m going to answer this question without any science: It’s worth a shot. I […]