Thai Yellow Curry Paste

 

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If you are a curry lover, you know that all beautiful bold flavors are found in the paste. This Thai Yellow Curry Paste uses clean, fresh ingredients to create a paste that is inspired by Thai flavors yet is simple enough to make with minimal effort.

Curry is one of my favorite meals to enjoy in the fall season. Although it’s still warm in Berkeley, anytime is a good time for curry. Would you agree?

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Cardamom Snowball Cookies (Nut Free)

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It’s the time of year to share my favorite cookies. These Cardamom Snowball Cookies also known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies are one of my favorites to make over the holidays.  This recipe includes a few simple pantry ingredients and takes about thirty minutes to whip up.

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Ten tips for safely celebrating the holidays with food allergies

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The holidays can be a stressful time for people with food allergies. There are a million parties that are centered around food and drink. It is a joyous time of year but it can also trigger anxiety around planning safe events. This post is dedicated to sharing ten tips for safely celebrating the holidays with food allergies.

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Blueberry Cardamom Sauce

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This Blueberry Cardamom sauce is an easy, throw together dessert that uses the best of seasonal fresh blueberries and simple ingredients. You can use frozen blueberries also so that you can enjoy it anytime of the year!

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Golden Beet Dip

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I’ve had it in my head to make golden beet dip for quite a while now. My talented friends Nancy who writes the blog Urban Kitchen Apothecary  and Anuja who celebrates colorful food on her blog The Pepper Cook  have made variations of lentil dips before which looked utterly delicious. Continue reading “Golden Beet Dip”

Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies

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In our house, the only cookies that are ever requested and eaten are Grandma Nancy’s chocolate chip cookies (and the macaroons from my last post). Grandma’s cookies are always the best but I’m continually on the search for a cookie that has something for everyone. A cookie that is allergy-friendly with nutrient dense ingredients.  I think this cookie fits the bill. Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies”

Orange Blossom Coconut Macaroons & allergy-friendly cookie exchange

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I’m so excited to join my fellow food allergy bloggers for an allergy-friendly cookie exchange. The six of us have come together to share our favorite cookie recipes and “virtually” bake together.  I’ve provided the links and cookie exchange information at the end of this post. Continue reading “Orange Blossom Coconut Macaroons & allergy-friendly cookie exchange”

Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup

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Nowadays it seems like everyone is busy; overscheduled and overbooked. We have apps to help manage our lives, supposedly making things easier for us, however with the accessibility of technology, we still seem to be stressed out. When a crisis strikes, we find ourselves in the midst of chaos struggling to hold on until the storm passes. If we are lucky, we have family close by to help with simple things such as providing a meal or household chores. Continue reading “Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup”

Fig Almond Cake

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This Fig Almond Cake is one of my favorite ways to enjoy seasonal figs. This cake is made with a combination of spelt and almond flours. It is lightly sweetened with  organic cane sugar,  honey, cinnamon and cardamom.   Continue reading “Fig Almond Cake”

Slow-Roasted Tomato Sauce & Soup

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The end of August marks a goodbye to summer and the beginning of school for our kids. It’s a bittersweet time where many of us ask ourselves “where did summer go?” Time seems fleeting especially in summer when many of us are busy traveling on holiday and hosting family and friends. As we wrap up summer and head into fall we have a few lovely things to hold onto like the end of summer produce. Continue reading “Slow-Roasted Tomato Sauce & Soup”

Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

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Good morning everyone! Are you looking for something unique to serve for breakfast? Baked oatmeal is a perfect option to serve as an alternative to regular oats. It is made with milk, baking powder and an egg, which gives the oats a little lift. In turn, the oats gently bake, forming a creamy cushion for juicy blueberries that become the star of the show.

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Cannellini-Bean Dip

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Now that summer is officially upon us, it is the perfect time to think about party food. Barbecues and pool parties create the most relaxed backdrop for finger foods such as sliced watermelon, chips, guacamole and hummus.

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