Getting Started

Diving into a gluten-free or other special diet for your child…or yourself…can be intimidating.  Suddenly, mealtimes are stressful, the grocery store is a nightmare, and eating out and socializing…you can’t even bear to think about it.

Relax!  It’s really not that bad.  It’s entirely do-able.  And YOU can do it.

Here are a few posts that address some of the basics.  More to come!

Some Thoughts

Start Here: Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet

Letter to a New Autism Mom

Briefly, What We Did


Meals and cooking

Be sure to check out the Recipes tab for some easy, kid-friendly recipes.

Best GF Muffin Mix


Meal Plans

Meal Plan 1

Meal Plan 2



Managing Food Allergies

Don’t Be That Mom: Some Tips

How We Eat Out



5 Responses to Getting Started

  1. Saba says:

    Hi mom
    I have an 8 year old with autism. we tried DAN for 2 years but hardly any gain. could you recommend a good DAN doctor? also how long did it take for you to recover your boy? what age did you begin and when were you all done?
    thanks. god bless . Saba

    • Jill R. says:

      Where are you located and are you willing to travel? We started when u son was 4 with a gluten-free diet. I’d say he lost his ASD by 11-12, but still had residual issues with anxiety. He’s continued to improve over the past year with a paleo-type diet. He’s 17.

      What has the focus of treatment been? Digestion? Detox? All of the above?

  2. Lia says:

    I have some questions if you could please email me- thank you!

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