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ADHD and eating disorders

ADHD and Incidence of Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Common In ADHD Girls: Compulsive Behavior Tied To Body Image Problems Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are more likely to have an eating disorder, a new study said. “Adolescent girls with ADHD frequently develop body-image dissatisfaction and may go through repeating cycles of binge eating and purging behaviors that are common in bulimia nervosa,” said University of Virginia psychologist Amori Yee Mikami. ADHD is thought to be three times more common in boys than girls, so researchers are still learning its long-term effects on girls. But eating disorders are 10 times more common in girls. “Our finding suggests that girls may develop a broader range of problems in adolescence than their male counterparts,” Mikami said. She said ...
Quinoa Pancakes

Quinoa Pancakes

Photo courtesy of Ingredients 1 cup cooked quinoa 3/4 cup Jovial Foods Einkorn Flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg white (organic, pastured) 1 tbsp unsalted grassfed butter, melted 1/4 cup Snowville or Traders Point whole milk 2 tbsp coconut nectar or maple syrup Directions In a medium bowl, whisk together quinoa, flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk together egg, egg white, butter, milk, syrup until smooth. Add egg mixture to quinoa mixture, whisking til combined. In a non-stick skillet, melt a little coconut oil over medium to medium-high heat. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonful into the skillet. Cook until bubbles appear on top, approximately 2 minutes. ...
eating disorder recovery recipes

Scrambled Eggs with Onions + Peppers

This recipe serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon coconut oil 1/2 cup diced organic red bell pepper 4 tablespoons diced organic Vidalia onion 4 large organic, pastured, eggs salt to taste freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley COOKING INSTRUCTIONS 1. Heat the oil in an 8″ non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. 2. Add the peppers and onions to the pan and cook for about 2 minutes. Remove the vegetables and set aside. Wipe the pan clean so that it can be reused for the eggs. 3. Whisk the eggs with the salt and pepper until well blended. 4. Pour the eggs and vegetables into the frying pan and stir constantly ...

Blueberry Smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes Servings: 1 Ingredients 1/4 cup organic orange juice 1/2 cup Snowville, 6% plain yogurt 1/2 cup washed, stemmed organic blueberries honey or coconut nectar to taste Instructions 1. Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth. Tip: Make it Quicker, use frozen blueberries, and partially thaw before blending. Nutrition:  210 calories, 7 g fat, 7 g protein, 27 g carbs, 2 g fiber

Kimchee, Spinach & Goat Cheese Frittata INGREDIENTS 5 large eggs 2-3 ounces fresh organic spinach, coarsely chopped About ½ cup kimchee About 2 ounces organic goat cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup Snowville or Trader’s Point Grassfed whole milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon *coconut  oil (why coconut oil?) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk the eggs and milk in a medium large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the spinach and kimchee and stir. Heat the oil on a 6-9 inch oven safe skillet (smaller if want a thicker frittata, larger for a thinner one) over medium high heat. Make sure oil coats entire surface and then pour in the egg mixture. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes, gently stirring ...

Spinach Turkey Meatloaf 20 oz Organic ground Turkey Breast 3/4 c organic salsa 1 c chopped organic onion 1 c frozen organic spinach (thawed) 2 organic, pastured, egg whites 1/3 cup organic old fashioned oats 1 tsp paprika 2 tbsp organic mustard black pepper 2 tbsp coconut amino ‘soy’ sauce In a medium bowl, combine ground turkey, salsa, onion, spinach, egg whites, paprika, 1 tbsp mustard, 1 tbsp “soy” sauce. Mix until well incorporated. Press into greased loaf pan. Mix remaining mustard and soy sauce. Spread over meatloaf. Bake at 350°F for 45-60 min, until cooked through.
photo used under creative commons license, flickr user mr and mrs stickyfingers

Daikon Relish

photo used under creative commons license, flickr user mr and mrs stickyfingers 1. Dice Daikon radish, cucumber and carrots in equal amounts (small squares are best but not grated) and combine 2. Pour rice vinegar over to cover 3. Salt and pepper (garlic pepper) 4. 1 to 2 capfuls of garlic juice 
(teaspoon of olive oil optional) Combine ingredients and refrigerate for several hours turning every once and awhile and enjoy. Gets better as it ages.

Grilled Tomato Salsa This recipe makes: 2 cups Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes INGREDIENTS 4 ripe organic plum tomatoes, cored 1 medium organic vidalia onion, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch slices 1 jalapeño pepper 1/2 cup chopped, fresh cilantro leaves Salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon coconut sugar, or to taste COOKING INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat the grill to high. 2. Grill the whole tomatoes and whole jalapeño on all sides until they are evenly charred. Grill the onion slices until they are lightly charred on both sides. Cut the jalapeño in half and remove the seeds. 3. Place the tomatoes, seeded jalapeño, onion, and cilantro in a blender and puree. Season with salt, pepper and sugar. ...

Chilled Artichokes with Champagne Vinaigrette This recipe serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes INGREDIENTS 2 large artichokes 2 teaspoons Champagne vinegar 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon finely chopped shallots 1 tablespoon macadamia nut oil salt to taste freshly ground black pepper COOKING INSTRUCTIONS 1. Slice about 1 inch off the top of each artichoke and trim the stems. Remove the tough outer leaves and trim any sharp, thorny leaf tips with scissors. 2. Put about 2 inches of water in a large pot, insert a rack or steamer basket into the pot and bring the water to a boil. Meanwhile, prepare an ice bath. 3. Place the artichokes on the rack (stem end down) and steam uncovered, until ...

Turkey Vegetable Meatloaf INGREDIENTS 1 lb organic ground turkey 1 lb grassfed beef ½ organic onion, diced ½ bag organic frozen spinach leaves ½ cup organic old fashioned oatmeal or ½ cup cooked quinoa 1 can drained organic garlic and basil diced tomatoes (MSG Free) ¼ cup Organic BBQ sauce (MSG Free) 2 organic, pastured eggs 2 tsp garlic juice 1 tsp bourbon smoked paprika Pinch of red pepper, sea salt, garlic salt, and garlic pepper 2 tbs coconut oil COOKING INSTRUCTIONS Sauté tomatoes, onion, spinach, herbs and spices in 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Let cool. In a large bowl, mix 2 eggs and meats until they are combined (use wide pronged fork). Add sautéed ingredients. Grease 2 small pans with ...
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