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Allergy-Free Halloween Snacks Everyone Can Eat

It’s mid-October, which means the subject on everyone’s mind is Halloween! Even though this year may be a little different, Halloween is still a favorite holiday for many people.  It does focus on a lot on junk food and candy so it can be challenging if you have food allergies...
October 19, 2020
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Healthy Chocolate Truffles

I was first introduced to these Healthy Chocolate Truffles while cooking for a First Descents trip in Hood River, Oregon. My sous chef had just learned how to make these delicious little gems at the culinary school she attended. After one bite, I was hooked! I made sure I got...
May 4, 2020
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Easy Gluten-Free Banana Mini Muffins

When first deciding to go gluten-free, it can be a challenge to find easy snacks and quick on-the-go breakfast items. I don’t tend to eat pancakes and muffins anymore for breakfast, except when I am traveling. Most hotels have a breakfast spread full of foods I can’t eat, so my...
February 24, 2020
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Allergy-Free Holiday Dessert Recipes!

Even though I’m a nutritional therapy practitioner, I’d never ask a client to completely give up dessert—especially on a holiday. Rather than avoiding all indulgences, which may or may not lead to a binge later on, I recommend whipping up sweet treats that you can feel good about. Fortunately, there...
December 9, 2019
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Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

I wrote this gluten-free zucchini bread recipe straight out of culinary school back in 2008. I converted the recipe from a regular wheat flour version because back then, there were not a lot of gluten-free recipes and I had to make my own. The recipe was not a home run...
November 25, 2019
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Treats

Oh, and what a treat they are! I first tried these at a class at the Natural Gourmet in New York City and thought they were wonderful. The beauty of this recipe is how flexible it is. You can make the crispy treats more chocolaty or if you really love...
October 21, 2019