Written by Janelle Holden Every Sunday, I clean out my refrigerator. I pull all of the items out, wipe down the inside with soap and water, get rid of anything that looks like it’s gone bad, and reorganize. It takes me about 30 minutes to do and sets me up for a great food week. Does […]
Written by Janelle Holden Castagnaccio, or Italian chestnut cake, has a rich history. The story goes that Roman soldiers originally carried these chestnut cakes with them on their travels across the Roman Empire. It’s now a rural Italian dessert, often thought of as the poor man’s cake, and typically made at harvest with either rosemary, lemon, […]
Written by Janelle Holden I was listening to The Splendid Tablethis morning on NPR when I learned something new and different about tacos. In fresh Tex-Mex cooking “puffy tacos” are made from traditional ground corn flour (called masa), rolled out to tortilla size, and then fried to the perfect puffiness in a pan. They aren’t hard […]
When my assistant Dana first served me green tea at her house I knew immediately that I wanted her to write an article about how to make tea. It was the best tea I had ever had! And I am picky about my tea.
I love the English tradition of tea time, and think we should all sit down for tea and crumpets (gluten-free of course!) every afternoon. Read exactly how Dana makes the perfect cup of tea.
Written by Janelle Holden A few years ago, when I was new to the whole gluten-free world, I was sitting in the Denver airport, doing what I call my “despairering.” I was hungry. I couldn’t find anything to eat that was gluten-free. And I was watching the woman sitting next to me stuff her […]
You’ve just had your favorite gluten-free meal.Maybe it’s the barbecued chicken with the potato salad that reminds you of your mom’s, or a quinoa pasta with marinara sauce, or even just a simple salad with a homemade vinaigrette.And you’re feeling satisfied … maybe even great. Your plate is empty. Your tummy is happy. Until … […]
Written by Janelle Holden I can literally say that these pancakes gave me hope. Hope that the impossible can happen, even in my kitchen. Hope for the parallel universe of food that I live in. Hope that I have stumbled onto a new baking formula that even the pickiest of eaters will adore. Let me be […]
Written by Marilee Emerson There are times in life when you make a discovery that you just can’t NOT share. This is true for me and sun-butter. Last year, my friend Janelle said two magical words and I become instantly curious: Sun. Butter. “What is sun butter?” She explained that sun butter is a sunflower seed butter that […]
Written by Janelle Holden “I’m just bored with what I eat,” Colleen told me. “I think if I have to have another piece of grilled chicken with broccoli I’ll scream.” Colleen and I were finishing up a BodyMind Strategy Session on the phone, and I was inwardly smiling because I knew I could help her […]
by Janelle Holden Our garden is producing enough leafy greens to keep all the Vitamix owners in town busy this year, so in honor of lettuce, spinach, arugala, and baby greens, I put together this short video to show you how to make a super simple salad dressing. All you’ll need? A good quality virgin […]