Q: What are your top 5 great gluten-free products for kids?
A: There are so many brands and products today in the gluten-free industry, it’s hard to keep track!  It’s wonderful for those of us dealing with food allergies, but keep in mind that many gluten-free products contain artificial ingredients or are just as highly-processed as their gluten-containing counterparts.  I try to stick with as many whole foods as possible with my family, even in our gluten-free choices.  Just because you may need to avoid gluten, you can enjoy many delicious whole foods from proteins (meats, poultry, fish) to fruits and vegetables, as well as gluten-free grains including rice, quinoa, and buckwheat.  You can make delicious risotto, a summer quinoa salad with grilled vegetables, or banana buckwheat pancakes – or some tasty hash brown potatoes – that are gluten free and nutritious!

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Nancy Massotto is the Founder and Director of the Holistic Moms Network, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Nancy has a passion for living holistic and works to help parents connect, learn and support one another on their journeys through parenting and holistic living. Find more information about Nancy on her website or follow her on Facebook and Twitter.