Even though you prioritize preparing healthy foods for your child with autism, it’s still nice to be able to prepare a tasty dessert they can enjoy. Luckily, it’s still very possible to make delicious desserts that don’t include ingredients that are harmful. Here are three dessert ideas your child with autism will love that are all low in sugar, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
Rainbow Whole Fruit PopsiclesHere’s a dessert idea that is incredibly simple to make, and possibly fun to make with your child. The end result with the striped pattern of different fruits looks super cool as well. All you need is a small food processor, your preferred fruits, a small mold, and popsicle sticks. Simply fill the mold with pureed fruits and popsicle sticks, then freeze. Get the full recipe here.
Flourless Sweet Potato BrowniesSweet potatoes and chocolate? Oh yes. While these brownies won’t be exactly like what you’re used to with traditional brownies, they manage to get pretty close. The sweet potatoes add the natural sweetness and effectively fill the role that the flour normally takes. You can also add some vanilla extract or honey for natural sweetness as well. Get the full recipe here.
Sugar-Free Coconut Flour MuffinsThe key here is the use of coconut flour instead of gluten-laden refined wheat flour. Not only do you need to use less of it to achieve the thickening effect in your recipes, it adds a sweet flavor with no fructose. Coconut has many other health benefits as well, including lauric acid, which supports the immune system, and manganese, which supports healthy thyroid. These muffins deliver a satisfying taste and texture, sure to satisfy your child’s sweet tooth while giving them a nutritional boost as well. Get the full recipe here.
Give these autism-friendly dessert recipes a try, perhaps even to teach your child with autism cooking, and you’ll likely discover that you love them just as much as your child does.
Neural Balance contains the patented ingredient Anandanol, and supports natural calm and focus, natural social interaction, and normal sleep patterns. View our products to find out more about how Neural Balance can help your family.
How to Navigate Tantrums with a Child with Autism
All children will inevitably go through some sort of phase of throwing tantrums. How these tantrums are dealt with can often determine if throwing tantrums w...
Autism and Braces
Helping your child with autism learn healthy personal hygiene habits can be a tricky process. Practicing oral hygiene can be especially difficult since there...
Helpful Tips For a Fun Day At the Beach with a Child With Autism
Nothing epitomizes summer more than a fun-filled day at the beach. The bright sun, cool waves, and sandy shores make for a perfect getaway. Even if you’re no...