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I used to be a fearless cook and baker. I would try anything. My husband has never been much of a "food" person, so regardless of what I make, its covered in BBQ sauce. Last year my daughter was diagnosed with SPD, ADHD, and Aspergers so I have overhauled all my cooking knowledge and whipped myself around into gluten-free casein-free cooking (and rarely) baking. It was so hard at first, but I think I've gotten the hang of it now, and have become adventurous once more with things we can eat. Yes, I turned my entire house GFCF. It turns out she carries 2 genes for gluten intolerance (your welcome, hunny) plus I think it would be crappy to eat a big slice of pizza in front of a 5 year old who already has the unfortunate circumstance of not ever being able to eat birthday cake that is at a party, or have candy torn away from her in her Kindergarten Halloween party. Its difficult to explain to her that she can't ever eat anything someone else gives her, we must read the labels first. Our vigilance keeps her from slipping further into autism. Her food intolerances have become a part of her identity and she states that shes allergic to gluten and dairy with her own introduction. It makes me feel proud that she understands that its important and sad that what she eats is defining her to herself. Things will always get better...