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Category Archives: Snacks
Packing Lunch To Go: A Few of My Favorite Things
Since fully committing to an anti-inflammatory way of eating two years ago, I pack my lunch to take to work almost every day. As part of my goal of inflammation-free living, I like to pack my food in glass mason … Continue reading
Mini Farinata Cups (GF/DF/V)
Farinata, made from a batter of seasoned chickpea flour and water and cooked in a generously oiled cast-iron skillet, has a texture somewhere between polenta and flatbread. In France and Italy, it is traditionally baked thin, until crisp at the … Continue reading
Mesquite & Cocoa Pancakes (GF/DF/No Added Sugar)
After reading ultramarathoner Scott Jurek’s memoir Eat and Run, the Gent suggested we experiment with mesquite flour. Mesquite flour is made from the dried, ground pods of the mesquite tree. Its fragrant, slightly nutty flavor has a sweetness reminiscent of molasses. One … Continue reading
Anti-Inflammatory Hot & Sour Soup (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)
Hot and sour soup is one of those dishes that makes me feel, keenly, that food truly is medicine. The first time I tasted this soup as a kid, I was put off by its viscosity and potent tang. By … Continue reading
Gluten-Free Coconut Blueberry Coffeecake (GF/DF/NS)
Coffeecake falls into my favorite genre of baked goods: that place where breakfast and dessert overlap. This recipe will work with many different combinations of berries. I frequently use Bob’s Red Mill GF All-Purpose flour, but those sensitive to legumes should … Continue reading
Go-To Anti-Inflammatory Meals: Grain-Free Okonomiyaki (GF/DF)
The Japanese dish okonomiyaki suggests the improbably perfect offspring of a hearty winter salad and a pancake. It’s also an ideal dish when cooking a quick, healthy dinner for one (although that shouldn’t stop you from cooking it for a crowd, too!) … Continue reading
Chocolate-Dipped Cookie Dough Bites (GF/DF/V/NS/Grain Free)
As you may know, I have a sweet tooth, a deep and abiding love for sweets that has been a beast to tame in the transition from my former I-exercise-so-I-can-eat-whatever-I-want mentality to a more balanced lifestyle that focuses on nutrient-dense … Continue reading
Curried Carrot Dip (GF/DF/V)
I’m sticking with last week’s vegetable-based dip theme, because this recipe offers an appetizingly high return on the very small amount of time you need to invest in it. The fabulous thing about healthful, nutrient-packed dips is that they can … Continue reading
Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip (GF/DF/V)
This dip is healthy enough to be a legit side dish at dinnertime, so you can snack away with abandon and without the guilt. This is a good thing, because once you taste it, you may just want to steal … Continue reading
Product Review: Quinn Microwave Popcorn
The Midwestern Gentleman surprised me with a gift of three different flavors of Quinn Popcorn over the holidays. He knows I love popcorn, but I’ll confess I’m also a bit of a popcorn snob. At home, I always cook popcorn … Continue reading