• Children’s Book Author Recaptures Health with No-Starch Diet

    Paul Schmid and Maurice Sendak

    Maurice Sendak and Paul Schmid, 2010. Photo by Lynn Caponera.

    Paul Schmid is an award winning artist, and internationally published author and illustrator of children’s books.

    In 1993, Paul discovered he has Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). AS is a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, although other joints can be involved. It causes inflammation of the spinal joints (vertebrae) that can lead to severe, chronic pain and discomfort.
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    Smoky Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower Couscous {quick & easy}

    Smoky Pesto Shrimp and Cauliflower Couscous

    Do you know the difference between a shrimp and a prawn?
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    Red Velvet Torte {flourless}

    Red Velvet Torte Red Velvet Torte

    I’ve eaten so many beets this week, I’m peeing pink. 
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    French Onion Soup {vegetarian}

     

    French Onion Soup (vegetarian)

    For a slight variation on the traditional French onion soup recipe, I’m sharing my vegetarian version, using balsamic vinegar.
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    Parmesan Biscotti

    Parmesan Biscotti

    Here’s a savory take on biscotti. They’re crunchy, salty, and have a subtle aged-cheese flavor.
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    Roasted Cauliflower Leek Soup

    Roasted Cauliflower Leek Soup

    Here’s a simple spin on potato leek soup, using roasted cauliflower and leeks.
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    Gingerbread Biscotti

    Gingerbread Biscotti

    Want a seasonal biscotti? I gotcha covered.
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    Cauliflower “Polenta”

    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

    Leftover roasted chicken vegetable soupLeftover 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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