• Chocolate Zucchini Bread {almond flour}

    Chocolate Zucchini Bread {using almond flour}

    Zucchini is one of those vegetables that grows like crazy in the summer. And it’s easy to grow.
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    Kale Caesar Salad

    Kale Caesar Salad

    I reach for kale when I’m looking to infuse my body with nutrient-rich green food. 
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    Roasted Strawberries

    Roasted strawberries
    I have a lot of strawberries, and it’s early in the season. Must be Seattle weather.
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    Roasted Asparagus Soup

    Roasted Asparagus Soup

    Not sure how often you eat asparagus—I have it about once a year. It’s when I notice bunches of it, fresh, in season, sitting in a tub of ice water in the market, waiting for me.
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    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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    almond flour 1/2 cup 48 g
    coconut flour 1/4 cup 26 g
    honey 1/4 cup 85 g
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