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Andrea Sprague

Garbanzo Bean Salad SaladsVegetarian

Garbanzo Bean Salad

This is a quick and easy salad to throw together using a simple ingredient, garbanzo beans. The vinegar nicely marinates the beans as it sits for a few days, adding digestive enzymes. I like the flavor of rice vinegar, but I also use apple cider vinegar for its health benefits.…
Andrea Sprague
April 2, 2019
Dairy Free Frittata BreakfastVegetarian

Dairy Free Vegetable Frittata

I make a lot of these dairy free vegetable frittatas every summer when I cook for retreats. This recipe is perfect for a quick breakfast or lunch (when you make it ahead of time) as this frittata is a meal in one. It is great served immediately, but also keeps…
Andrea Sprague
January 21, 2019
Gluten Free Salmon Cakes Great SnacksMain Dishes

Gluten-Free Salmon Cakes

Fish cakes were one of the foods that I really missed when I started a gluten-free diet. I used to order them at my favorite seafood restaurants but had to stop as they typically contain breadcrumbs. I was pretty bummed until I realized that I could create my own gluten-free…
Andrea Sprague
January 14, 2019
Beverages

Making Fresh Almond Milk

Making fresh almond milk might seem like a luxury until you do it a few times and see how easy it is. It really helps to have a Vitamix blender, but a regular blender is fine too. For someone who has just started to eliminate regular dairy, you may miss…
Andrea Sprague
December 3, 2018
Lima Bean Dip Sauces and Dips

Yummy Lima Bean Dip

If you were asked if you would like some lima bean dip, you might be just like me and think, "uh, no thanks."  Lima beans don't get a lot of love. I think it has something to do with those frozen vegetable and lima bean medleys that used to be…
Andrea Sprague
July 2, 2018
Hydrating Foods - woman with cucumber lemon water BeveragesHealth

5 Foods that Help You Hydrate

The summer heat makes us sweat. When we sweat, we lose moisture (as well as nutrients, like potassium and sodium). When this happens, we are prone to symptoms of dehydration. The symptoms can be as obvious as feeling thirsty or, in some cases, more ambiguous. You can experience anything from…
Andrea Sprague
June 11, 2018