Tag Archives: low sugar

Paleo-Friendly Crispy Cantonese Chicken and Asian Fried Rice

After three sold-out “The Pleasures of Paleo” classes and preparing umpteen Paleo friendly dishes for my crew, I have learned (again) that simple is best and sticking with a particular flavor profile (in this case Asian), eating Paleo can be dee-licious. These two recipes were a hit this last week, particularly the Asian (cauliflower) Rice. […]

Mom’s Day Meal

Fast, healthy, yummy. What’s not to like. Broiled Cod Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 pound True Cod (or other thicker, flaky white fish) olive oil salt and pepper lemon for squeezing Directions: Turn on the broiler.  Line a cookie sheet with foil. Remove any pin bones (sometime a filet of Tue Cod will have a spine, […]

It’s Strawberry Season!

Indulge yourself.  Get ’em while they’re at their peak! You have my permission, when something is in season, to eat as much of it as you can, whenever you can, while it’s still in season, because it will be at its peak of nutrition and flavor.  So, for example, if you have strawberries every day, […]

Heart Healthy Home Cooking

Recipes That Do Your Heart Good by Tom Herndon Salmon is an especially good food for our cardiovacsular systems, as it’s full of Omega-3, B6, B12, niacin, selenium, and magnesium. Four ounces of salmon provide  a full day’s requirement of vitamin D, one of the few foods that can make that claim. Plus, it’s a delicious […]

Hannukah Recipes

Traditional Dishes Made Safe for Allergy Sufferers by Tom Herndon Potato Latkes Serves 12 (2 each) 6 or 7 large russet potatoes, peeled 2 medium onions 2 eggs 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. freshly ground pepper 3/4 to 1 cup potato or chickpea flour Safflower oil for frying Preheat an oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with […]

Cool Snacks for Hot Days

Frozen grapes, cool-as-a-cucumber water, choco-banana shakes   Frozen Grapes Serves 4 Take a nice big bunch of ripe grapes, given them a rinse, drain, and wrap them in a clean kitchen towel.  Place them in the freezer until the grapes get firm (couple of hours). They’re like little mini bites of fruit sorbet. —————————————————– Cool-As-A-Cucumber […]

Kidz Korner

Allergen-Friendly and Kid-Friendly Recipes Grilled Almond Butter and Banana-Split Sandwich Yield: 1 sandwich This fun, kid-friendly indulgence was a hit at a taste testing and received the highest rating. The recipe can easily be multiplied to make as many sandwiches as you need. Adapted from Cooking Light JANUARY 2006 Cook time: 8 Minutes Prep time: 15 Minutes Ingredients: […]

Scrumptious Spreadables

Grilled Spring Onions with Romesco Sauce Serves 4           Ingredients: 1/2 cup blanched almonds, toasted and ground 1 slice gluten free bread, toasted and chopped fine 2 large garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 small pinch red pepper flakes 2/3 cup roasted red peppers, chopped 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1/3 cup […]