• Summer Pea Salad

    One of my favorite quick snacks (especially in the winter) is a big bowl of piping hot peas (formerly frozen), heavily dusted with finely grated Parmesan. I steam or microwave an entire bag of frozen peas, generously sprinkle the grated cheese … Continue reading

     
     
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    Roasted Panzanella Salad

    Tomatoes are still flurrying about in all kinds of shapes and sizes around here, and one of my favorites is the orange cherry tomato. So sweet, I just keep popping them in my mouth until suddenly the green paper container … Continue reading

     
     
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    The Gluten Conundrum – Interview with Dr. Wheeler

    I’ve always been slightly baffled by the relationship between gluten-intolerance and Celiac Disease. I’ve had my son tested for Celiac Disease at least three times. All tests came back negative (meaning he didn’t have Celiac Disease – he does have … Continue reading

     
     
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    What is SCD {Specific Carbohydrate Diet}?

    In general, I’m not a big fan of the “D” word—diet that is. I believe you need to find what works best for you, and treat your body as an individual unit. For example, I know I do best with … Continue reading

     
     
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    Chopped Chef Salad & Herbed Vinaigrette

    Ever try to stuff a huge piece of lettuce, dripping with salad dressing, into your mouth? It’s my salad discomfort zone. My solution is the chopped salad.

     
     
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    Hummus & Veggies

    There haven’t been many bean-inspired dishes in my life until recently. I’ve been making the basic dishes that you may know, using black beans and lentils for soups and salads, but I steered clear of garbanzo beans until my younger … Continue reading

     
     
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    Asian Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups

    Here’s a rare treat in my kitchen these days: a dish with some chicken (or any meat for that matter). I love this concept because it’s centered around vegetables, herbs, and spices. This recipe also has a great flavor to … Continue reading

     
     
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    Mexican Vinaigrette Salad

    If you love salads and Mexican food (like I do) you’ll appreciate this recipe. I was inspired by a local chain of Mexican restaurants in the Seattle area called Acapulco Fresh. Their Mexican vinaigrette salad is the only thing I … Continue reading

     
     
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    Five-Spice Lettuce Wraps

    I’m on a mission to build meals centered around vegetables and other greens, and using lettuce is an easy way to do so. This is a classic recipe, where you add a bunch of flavorful Asian-style ingredients to a leaf … Continue reading

     
     
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    1 tablespoon 3 teaspoons
    1/4 cup 4 tablespoons
    1 cup 8 ounces
    1 teaspoon 5 ml
    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
    cocoa 1/4 cup 22 g
    chocolate chips 1 cup 6 ounces
    chocolate chips 1 cup 160 g
    olive oil 1/4 cup 54 g
    olive oil 1/4 cup 2 ounces
    coconut oil 1/4 cup 52 g
    Parmesan, grated 1/4 cup 20 g
     
     
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    Gas Mark Fahrenheit Celsius
      1/4  225  110
      1/2  250  130
        1  275  140
        2  300  150
        3  325  170
        4  350  180
        5  375  190
        6  400  200
        7  425  220
        8  450  230
        9  475  240
     
     
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