Category Archives: Gluten-free

Buttermilk Panna Cotta

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Often when my husband and I go out to one of our favorite restaurants near our home, Bar del Corso,  panna cotta is on the dessert menu. Every once in a while we order it, and every time, I comment on how simple it is to make, yet so delicious, and it inspires me to go home and make a batch. Continue reading

Beat the Heat

Cucumber buttermilk soupSummer is fading in Seattle, but the forecast still calls for some sunny days. A great way to cool off on days when the temperature rises above 80 degrees is with a fresh, chilled soup. Continue reading

No-Bake Cookies

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I have a number of friends who are gluten-free, in addition to a lot who practice a paleo-type diet. And so although many of my clients (and some of my friends) love the recipes I post for things such as coffee cake, scones, and cheese straws, I always feel challenged to come up with recipes to please my friends with special diets.

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Adventure Fuel

May 2014 013One of my adventure buddies whom I have mentioned a few times, Carrie, loaned me a cookbook while I was training to run the Grand Canyon Rim2Rim2Rim (see details and a photo below). Carrie’s cookbook is called The Feed Zone, and it has lots of great recipes for endurance athletes. Continue reading

Chocolate-Chip Biscotti

 

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Sweet Potato Grits

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Here’s another gluten-free side dish recipe that I found in Bon Appétit. Continue reading

Sweet Italian Casserole

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Earlier this year, I was looking for a healthy casserole recipe for a client when I came upon this one in Parade magazine (as well as on the online recipe site Epicurious.

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Hap-Peep Easter

I confess I borrowed this recipe for Marshmallow “Peeps”® from Martha Stewart, and I have to agree with her that fresh, homemade marshmallows taste much better than the ones that come from a grocery store shelf, no matter what color (or how cute) they are. Continue reading

Rainbow Carrot Slaw

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Here’s a great salad recipe that pairs well with the Thai Chicken Meatballs I posted earlier this week. Continue reading

Whole30 Menu Planning, Part IV

plated steakIf you’re doing a month of the Whole30 challenge, it should be winding down for you now.

Here’s a recipe for Mexican Braised Beef (see photo above, and recipe below) that I found on the blog Nom Nom Paleo. I served it with fresh greens, Sweet Potato Fries (prepared like the Parsnip Fries from last week’s post), and guacamole (I’ll post that recipe tomorrow). Continue reading