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Aviva Allen is a mother of 2 boys, founder of Healthy Moms and a kids’ nutritionist specializing in helping parents address picky eating and other feeding challenges.

What Not To Do With Picky Eaters

What Not To Do With Picky Eaters

In parenting, as in all areas of life, mistakes are unavoidable. We set out with the best intentions, but somewhere along the way, things go awry. Every parent loves their child and wants them to be well nourished. Parents can be thoughtful and well intentioned but sometimes we interfere too much when it comes to feeding our kids. This is especially the case when dealing with a picky eater and sometimes we end up doing more harm then good. This information is intended to help you, not to place blame or make you feel any worse than you already do about your child’s eating habits. Watch out for common mistakes and learn how to implement best practices. It is never too early or too late to create a positive eating experience for the whole family.

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The Best Gluten & Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

The Best Gluten & Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

When you have food sensitivities or allergies, being able to enjoy a holiday favourite like pumpkin pie with your friends and family is something to really be thankful for. At my family’s table, we avoid gluten and dairy, which is why I created this delicious pumpkin pie recipe that is free of both. With coconut milk in the pie and a tasty maple-nut crust, you won’t feel like you are missing out on anything at all! 

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