crunchimomma- Heather Spergel

Author, Mom, and Creative Nut!

Tag Archives: food

Free To Be…Gluten-Free! … with older children!

When I first wrote, “Free to Be… Gluten-Free!” My son was a couple years younger and my daughter wasn’t yet diagnosed with any gluten (or corn) issues.  I wrote the book with the younger age group in mind.  The children can identify with the boy in the book feeling ill on the potty, crying or …

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You CAN make a basic Chili! Now get cookin’!

How the heck do you make chili?  It’s FREEZING out, you yearn for something warm to heat you up from head to toe.  You haven’t make chili before and don’t quite know how to do it.  Well never fear, Joe Mom is here!  haha! Now seriously, I’m NOT NOT NOT a chef.  However, I do …

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“Free To Be… Gluten-Free!” May need a part 2… life brings challenges

When I started work on “Free To Be… Gluten-Free!” I had all my memories fresh from my son’s (and my) experiences with food sensitivities/allergies.  Various moms told me gluten could be the cause of my son’s sleep issues, mood swings, and exhaustion.  I never understood what “gluten” meant, let alone thinking that this was the …

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