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Satisfying Salad Combinations

We’ve all heard it, the familiar “eat more veggies” advice. It comes from relatives, doctors, and especially social media. But most of us have also heard the little voice in our head saying, “but I don’t like vegetables” or “I don’t know how to prepare vegetables so they taste good”....
July 31, 2023
Food Allergies


Welcome!  Here is the Gluten Free Snacks Cookbook and Online Cooking Course you saw at the Gluten Free Expo this weekend in Sandy, Utah. Read below for more details and the links to purchase. BUY THE BOOK 15 Gluten and Dairy Free Snack Recipes Easy to read recipes with pictures…
September 1, 2022
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What is a Holistic Chef

A holistic chef is a skilled culinary artist that creates meals with the whole person in mind. The nutrition content of the ingredients being used is important as well as how how the person will feel after they eat that meal. Menus are created with balance in mind, seasonality, dietary…
May 10, 2022
Shiitake MushroomsVegetarian

Beluga Lentils with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs

I was following a recipe from “The Low Fat Cookbook” today even though I wasn’t cooking for someone that needed a low fat dish. (We all know that fat is flavor!) But I liked how beluga lentils with mushrooms sounded and thumbing through cookbooks and food pictures is a great...
March 21, 2022
Food Allergies

The Best Gluten Free Cookbooks

Gluten is the protein in wheat, rye, and barley that creates that wonderful pillow-y softness and elasticity in your (formerly) favorite loaf of bread. The wheat plant is quite perfect unless it makes you bloated and sick.  Gluten is now known to be an inflammatory food which is why people…
March 7, 2022
Food Allergies

Gluten-Free Bread Substitutes

Whether you’re packing lunch for yourself or your kids, including a sandwich is pretty standard. When you can’t have bread anymore, finding gluten free bread substitutes is definitely a challenge.  Most of the gluten free breads out there taste better after being toasted, something not convenient for a lunch on-the-go. ...
February 28, 2022
gluten free carrot cake frosted on a cake platterSweets

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe

This gluten free carrot cake recipe is wonderfully moist, easy to make and full of those warming spices like cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.   Pair it with a dairy-free cream cheese frosting.
February 17, 2022