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19 Oct

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs can be made gluten-free with one of the delicious gluten-free pastas on the market. My students and I have enjoyed Tinkyada (brown rice pasta) and Andean Dream (quinoa & brown rice pasta. If you’re…

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Book Reviews,Books 17 Oct 2 COMMENTS

The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Joy in Modern Primal Cooking

If you’ve been following my blog, classes and cookbooks you already know that healthy and delicious grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free (or dairy optional), paleo, primal, low-sugar and sugar-free, naturally sweetened recipes can taste utterly delicious! Maybe you already have a repertoire of favorite recipes but you want something more. If you’re…

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Appetizers & Dips,Healthy Holiday Tips,Healthy Snacks,Money Saving Tips,Nuts & Nut Butters 15 Oct 2 COMMENTS

More Healthy Edible Gifts & Party Food

Looking for an easy recipe to bring to a holiday potluck, party, or gift exchange or something you can make for the people on your gift list? I’ve got just the recipe, actually many recipes, for you. I’ll post one below and additional ideas as well. You can savor the…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Books,Condiments,Eggs,Health Tips 13 Oct 4 COMMENTS

Victory Mayo!

I’ve been wanting to make this 30-second mayo for months. I’ve had my share of mayo batches turn into soup rather than the thick, rich, creamy, marvelously textured mayo you see in the pictures below. If the weather is too humid (rare here in Phoenix but it does happen!), if…

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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips,New Cookbook 10 Oct 3 COMMENTS

Review of The 21 Day Sugar Detox

The 21 Day Sugar Detox: Bust Sugar & Carb Cravings Naturally by Diane Sanfilippo is more than a program. It’s also a collection of easy to follow recipes for health and fitness. Whether you’re new to a sugar-free, gluten-free, or grain-free diet and lifestyle or looking to fine tune your…

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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 3 Oct 4 COMMENTS

A Review of Paleo Indulgences

Everyone likes treat. If you’re committed to eating a gluten-free, real foods diet with little or no dairy and refined sugar, you don’t have to abandon these principles to enjoy the occasional indulgence. No need to resort to junk food when real food can satisfy the urge to splurge. Whether…

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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,New Cookbook 1 Oct 7 COMMENTS

A review of Joshua Weissman’s Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook

Joshua Weissman’s first cookbook is stunningly beautiful––from the artfully laid out photographs to the clearly written instructions and head notes (the descriptive text below the title of a recipe) to the elegant and easy to follow (yet incredibly delicious) recipes, The Slim PalatePaleo Cookbook will please young and old, experienced…

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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Green Living,Salad Dressings 27 Sep 3 COMMENTS

Savoring Sun-dried Tomato Oil

Waste not. For all of my adult life I’ve been thrifty. I especially like to make my food dollars go farther. I enjoy re-purposing leftovers, even small amounts of them, turning them into new dishes and meals. Maybe it’s a signature soup or stew that I make from a little…

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Healthy Holiday Tips 24 Sep 0 COMMENTS

Year End Holiday Special on Chef Rachel’s Cookbooks

The holidays mean sharing food with family and friends and being with the ones you love. This year, give them the gift of good health. Chef Rachel’s books, The Garden Of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook, and, The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes…

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