Archive | 2012

Season’s Greetings (and a little slice of heaven)

I made this video for my e-zine list, and wanted to share it with all of you too! As we celebrate the holidays, I’m wishing you and yours much joy, love, warmth, hope and peace this New Year. Today I’m sending you a video card from one of my favorite places on earth. Where is […]

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Three simple phrases to use at the Holiday table

Do you feel like you have to justify to family and friends why you eat gluten-free, grain-free, or paleo? This article explains three simple phrases to use with family and friends to feel confident and sure about your choices and to feel more connected to people who don’t eat the way you do.

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German Chocolate Cake (A grain-free, vegan recipe)

Written by Janelle Holden The first time I served this cake to someone outside of my own household, she said the words every gluten-free baker wants to hear. “Wow, can I have this recipe?” You betcha. I must admit that I really enjoy serving cakes and pies to Muggles (my Harry Potter term for people […]

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Persian Christmas Cookies (A grain-free, vegan recipe)

Written by Janelle Holden I’m a big fan of leaving cookies for Santa. And Santa will love these slightly spicy, peppermint-frosted sugar cookies that are gluten-free, grain-free and vegan. In fact, you may have to make several batches so that there are some leftovers for Santa! Persian Chickpea Cookies This recipe is based on a […]

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Five gift ideas for foodies

What to get your gluten-free, paleo-friendly family and friends for Christmas. Great ideas from $20 and up.

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How to master a gluten-free Thanksgiving: Part II

Written by Janelle Holden It’s a big week for cooking! Are you going to spend the holiday with your family and friends? Are you hosting? Either way I encourage you to make your own slice of pumpkin pie (or find a great gluten-free bakery) and treat yourself. It’s one thing to watch someone eat a […]

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How to master a gluten-free Thanksgiving: Part I

Written by Janelle Holden I have a secret ambition. Some life coaches dream of getting noticed by Oprah. I dream of Martha Stewart. Why Martha? Well, she’s always cool under pressure. She makes everything beautiful, and even the most complicated craft seem simple. Her recipes have never failed me. Plus, I’ll never forget that she […]

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Should I eat right for my blood type?

Written by Janelle Holden Over the past week I’ve had at least four of my gluten-free clients ask me about the blood type diet and whether they should be eating foods that are “right” for their type. It’s a really great question, and I decided to answer it with a video blog post! Watch and […]

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How to make your intentions stick

Written by Janelle Holden Have you ever set an intention to do something (maybe exercise more or eat better) and then watched it drift away? Maybe you lost your zing for it, or you were distracted by the many things in life that take energy away from where you want to go. If so, you’re […]

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No-Oatmeal, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

(A gluten-free, vegan recipe)  Written by Janelle Holden   I’ve really missed oatmeal raisin cookies since going gluten-free. Yes, you can buy certified gluten-free oatmeal, but oats just seem to upset my stomach. So … imagine my surprise when I experimented with a nut based granola and immediately thought of oatmeal. The texture, taste, and […]

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