Putting Chia Seeds to Work in Apple Coffee Cake

Chia seeds are a little powerhouse in this refined-sugar-free coffee cake.  Not only are the chia seeds the egg replacer in this vegan breakfast treat, but they also act as a binder for the gluten-free flour.  Not too shabby for … Continue reading

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Quick and Creamy Veggie Dip

With many of us heading into spring break – which often includes visitors, entertaining and heading out of doors – I wanted to focus on a dip that throws together in seconds, and makes even picky veggie eaters delighted.  For … Continue reading

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Book Review: Feeding Eden

My beautiful, smart, complicated son was born 9 and a half years ago.  Right away, he developed severe eczema.  Then came breathing problems, eventually leading to a diagnosis of asthma.  Then we discovered that he had multiple food allergies. In … Continue reading

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Cheesy Amaranth- A Corn-free Grits Alternative

Back in the day … before I was married and had kids, my girlfriends and I would go out for weekend brunch. With nowhere in particular to be, we could wait in line for a table at our favorite restaurant, … Continue reading

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Vanilla Rice Pudding and Strawberry Parfaits

(A Refined-Sugar-Free Treat for Valentine’s Day) Oh, love!  Oh, Valentine’s Day!  Oh, Treats and Sweets!  I welcome any opportunity to celebrate, and getting to celebrate the ones I love?  Woo-hoo! Even, I, though, get that if you’re going to go … Continue reading

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