The Healthful Benefits of Wholesome Foods
The strategy for healthy eating is quite simple: eliminate processed foods from your diet and habitually eat a variety of nutrient-dense whole foods, including an abundance of vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. That’s the way to ensure that your body is provided with the broad mix of essential... More »
Beets, Grains and Greens Hash (gluten-free)
Who says hash needs potatoes? No one who eats this dish will. The fresh spinach and nutty grains balance the earthy sweetness of the beets. More »
GF Black Bean Quinoa Chipotle Chili
Author of 500 Best Quinoa Recipes, Camilla Saulsbury, is sure no one will ask, “Where’s the beef?” when sampling this incredibly delicious gluten-free vegetarian dish. Simmering hearty black beans and quinoa with onions, garlic, herbs and spices creates a wonderfully complex chili that’s finished... More »
Mini Crab Quinoa Cakes
Earthy quinoa is the perfect foil for lemony crab. This sophisticated starter is deceptively easy to make, and the layered flavors will impress your guests. More »
Can Celiacs Eat Whole Grains?
 Gluten-intolerant people can eat whole grains. A large number of gluten-free (GF) whole-grain choices are available. The following, when eaten in a form that includes the bran, germ and endosperm, are examples of generally accepted GF whole-grain foods, say Donna Washburn and Heather Butt... More »
Gluten-Free Grainy Cinnamon Raisin Bread
'Our friend Anne Wraggett of Victoria, British Columbia, tells us this is her favorite cinnamon raisin loaf. We know many of you are seeking tastier gluten-free breads - we think you'll love this recipe! It's perfect on a busy morning.' -Donna Washburn & Heather Butt More »
Gluten-Free Soy-Free Golden Sesame Wafers
These wafers qualify as health food: sesame seeds provide calcium, omega-6 fats and antioxidants. These are ideal for a quick burst of energy whenever you're feeling sluggish! Grab some before your next hike... More »
Eating and Cooking Paleo (& gluten-free)
According to Judith Finlayson, author of 163 Best Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes, the basic premise behind the Paleo approach is that we should follow a diet very similar to that of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, eating food that is as close to its natural state as possible. Proponents cite... More »
Peppery Turkey Casserole
With five different kinds of peppers, this dish is a testament to the depth and variety of this useful ingredient. We’ve added quinoa because it’s a nutritious complete protein. Here, we’ve stirred it in after the dish has finished cooking to make a casserole, but if you prefer, serve it on the... More »
Sun-Dried Tomato Cornbread (gluten-free)
Serve this moist savory cornbread, flavored with salty bursts of sun-dried tomatoes, with salad for a delicious lunch or wrap a few slices up for lunch or as a delicious afternoon snack. More »
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