Table Talk

Table Talk

Many of our amazing Marian Hope Center families have chosen to restrict certain foods, primarily gluten and dairy, to improve the lives of their children. This has proved to be life-altering for some families in the best possible ways. However, these changes don’t come without a cost.

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Heading into the Holidays

Heading into the Holidays

I realize that a early November blog about eating during the holidays is a bit cliche and everyone will be doing it, but nevertheless it’s still something we’re all going to be thinking about and dealing with at some level – especially if we’re eating anything besides

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Meal Planning Dos & Don’ts

Meal Planning Dos & Don’ts

If I hear one thing consistently from clients it is the woes of meal planning. It’s a necessary evil in the minds of most parents trying to feed their families well and stay within the inevitable food budget. A professor I had in graduate school often talked

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Quality Nutrition Supplementation For You!

Quality Nutrition Supplementation For You!

The world of nutrition supplementation can be confusing and overwhelming to say the least. Even as a Registered Dietitian with experience and training in supplementation, it is hard to keep up and navigate all the different options available. Because all of us at Marian Hope Center are

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Real Food Cost Savers

Real Food Cost Savers

Every day more and more families are moving away from processed, packaged foods and towards real food sources. Additionally, many families are moving towards gluten free and dairy free living when this diet changed proved so significant for the development and behavior of their child with special

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Summer Tips & Recipes

Summer is here! That means different things to different people; but to a holistic dietitian like me, I can’t help but think of all the SUGAR that happens over summer. Popsicles and ice cream and juice and Gatorade and fruit and all the “special summer treats.” Part

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Recipe Roundup!

We can always use new ideas in the kitchen and these are 2 great dairy free, gluten free recipes to try! I must confess, I haven’t actually tried this recipe, but it looks great and could offer a nice change to the usual breakfast routine or great

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Decoding Dairy

Decoding Dairy

The last nutrition blog post covered why we don’t need to worry about dairy as a calcium source, but let’s back up and review the dairy foods I’m referring to as well as some tips on choosing a milk alternative.  What is considered dairy? Any milk or

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