• Cauliflower “Polenta”

    I appreciate cauliflower’s versatility. It’s sort of like the vanilla of vegetables. Plain, yet can take on many textures and flavors. Here’s a corn-free take on polenta using cauliflower. 

     
     
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    Leftover Roasted Chicken Vegetable Soup

    Here’s a variation on the standard chicken soup recipe that incorporates the great flavor of roasted vegetables. It makes for a thicker rendition of this nurturing comfort food and it’s loaded with vitamin A and C.

     
     
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    Doctor Pens SCD Book {and a giveaway}

    I first heard about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) from a parent who’s son had been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease a few years before. She mentioned SCD in passing, but warned that the food was atypical and the diet hard to follow. … Continue reading

     
     
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    Garlic & Herb Mussels

    I’ve always had an affinity for mussels, and they are relatively quick and easy to make. Seafood (including mollusks) and eggs are primary sources of protein for me, and I have mussels about twice a month.

     
     
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    Basil Walnut Pesto {dairy-free}

    I improvise with pesto ingredients so often that I no longer follow a recipe. Or, the recipe is ingrained in my memory. Like the kale pesto recipe I posted several years ago, which I’ve made at least 50 times.

     
     
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    Roasted Chile Cauliflower Bites

    I’m all over ancho chile peppers. I purchase them dry, toast them, and then grind them up into a powder to sprinkle on all kinds of things. 

     
     
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    Honey Mustard Chicken

    Simple honey mustard chicken. Add roasted cauliflower rice (or othe rice), a side of veggies, and serve.

     
     
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    Thai Carrot Soup {quick & easy}

    My favorite carrot soup. Easy to make, full of immune-boosting spices and vitamin A. 

     
     
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    Mustard Herb Roasted Chicken

    Mustard herb roasted chicken pieces make for tender meat, with a crispy outer edge.

     
     
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    1/4 cup 4 tablespoons
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    1 tablespoon 15 ml
     
     
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    almond flour 1/2 cup 48 g
    coconut flour 1/4 cup 26 g
    honey 1/4 cup 85 g
    honey 1 cup 12 ounces
    maple syrup 1/4 cup 81 g
    maple syrup 1/4 cup 59 ml
    butter 1/4 cup 55 g
    butter 1/2 cup 8 tablespoons
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    chocolate chips 1 cup 6 ounces
    chocolate chips 1 cup 160 g
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    coconut oil 1/4 cup 52 g
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      1/2  250  130
        1  275  140
        2  300  150
        3  325  170
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        5  375  190
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