Category Archives: Fruit


Top 10 Reasons Our Family Shops at Whole Foods

1. Since discovering our daughter is sensitive to Salicylates and since or family started to clean up our diet removing all artificial colors, it has been so refreshing to shop at a store who doesn’t allow even one of these … Continue reading

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Off to School We Go! Planet Box in tow!

Back to School time… 2012! Wow.. where does the time go! If you have read this blog for a bit…you already know that we are HUGE fans of  the PLANET BOX lunchbox system (you can read my first post here). … Continue reading

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6 of 50 Baby Steps- Jelly and Jam

Step 5 was the peanut butter and step 6 is it’s better half…the jelly and jam! As you can imagine this yummy sweet stuff is a perfect place to find some High Fructose Corn Syrup hiding and with all the … Continue reading

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P is for Planet Box

My son started kindergarten this year, and thus began my “new” job of packing lunch EVERY DAY!! We started with a regular insulated lunch bag and lots of plastic containers, baggies and the like. but after week 1 of my … Continue reading

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O is for Organic Food

It is hard for me to believe that almost a year ago I bought almost NO FOOD that was Organic. A great deal of my first few years of being a mom (especially a stay at home one), was focused on … Continue reading

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J is for just tomatoes, just peas, just a healthier snack

Snacks have been a tough one for us to find these days… with a wheat,dairy,and soy free diet for my daughter, quite a few of the standby toddler snacks are quickly crossed of the list… no goldfish crackers ( contain … Continue reading

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B is for Berrries

B is for… Berries, Bifidobacteria and Biomarkers…  hop on over to  to learn more about the ABC’s of #Autism           In June the kids and went on a berry picking expedition with a local moms meetup group. we … Continue reading


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