Heather over at Living, Learning, Laughing & Loving With Autism commented on my last post about how she's tried to sneak supplements into her son's diet, but he's way too smart for her and refuses them too often. So, I want to share with you some of my secrets...
In the morning, I pour her a cup of juice and spike it with a capsule of creatine and a teaspoon of liquid E (vitamin E); both are flavorless. Plus, first thing in the morning she's thirsty and might drink just about anything (except the Natural Calm magnesium drink that I'd love to get in her).
I make her pancakes for breakfast. And by "make", I mean microwave. They're the Trader Joe's GFCF pancakes and she loves them so even though I've added the Gluten back into her diet, she can still eat the GFCF variety. I put two drops of Vitamin D on a piece of pancake and always make sure that piece gets eaten. I pour maple syrup all over those pancakes, by the way. YUM!
As soon as she comes in the door from school, she wants to spend a few minutes on the computer. I make her pee on the potty and eat her "applesauce medicine" first. It's a 1/4 tsp of TherBiotic Complete probiotics (100k billion) and one capsule of