• 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 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 … Continue reading

     
     
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    Red Velvet Torte {flourless}

    I’ve eaten so many beets this week, I’m peeing pink. 

     
     
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    Roasted Cauliflower Leek Soup

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

     
     
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    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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    Simple Green Smoothie

    I’m feeling very guilty about being gone from here for so long, but rest assured I have been planning recipes to share. Now to just find the time to test, photograph, and share them.

     
     
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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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    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
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    butter 1/2 cup 8 tbsp
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    chocolate chips 1 cup 6 ounces
    chocolate chips 1 cup 160 g
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    olive oil 1/4 cup 2 ounces
    coconut oil 1/4 cup 52 g
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      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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