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Andrea Sprague

Vegetables

Vegetable Techniques – Cooking Broccoli

Broccoli is a great vegetable in that it is pretty easy to prepare and has a mild flavor. I like to use a two-step cooking method that starts with quickly blanching it in boiling water, this helps to soften the florets and makes them turn a brilliant bright green color....
Andrea Sprague
August 14, 2020
Dairy Free milk made of nuts in glass bottles with bowls of almond and cashewFood Allergies

Dairy Free Milk: The 4 Things You Need to Know

There was a time when people with a dairy allergy had one milk alternative—Lactaid. Lactaid is a brand of milk enhanced with lactose enzymes that are supposed to make it more digestible. But as I mentioned in a recent post, dairy allergies and intolerances are not so granular, which means...
Andrea Sprague
July 20, 2020
Dairy products on cutting boardsFood Allergies

Hidden Sources of Dairy That May Surprise You

You’ve discovered that you’re allergic or sensitive to dairy, so you finally committed to completely cutting it out of your diet. Initially, you felt great. Then, some of those old symptoms started to resurface: a little belly bloat, a stomachache, another sinus infection. It can be really discouraging to make...
Andrea Sprague
July 5, 2020
bowl of mixed berriesHealing FoodsSalads

5 Berry Recipes to Add Color to Every Meal

Berries are among my favorite fruits because of their low-sugar content, vibrant colors and distinct flavors. They make an easy-to-eat snack to enjoy at any time, a delectable dessert, and an interesting addition to salads and sauces. Needless to say, I use berry recipes whenever possible while these little gems…
Andrea Sprague
June 15, 2020