Author Archives: Cheryl Harris

About Cheryl Harris

Life played a funny trick on me. I've studied nutrition for years, and much to my surprise, found out that I could manage many of my health issues via diet. I've been GF for years, and I've got a bunch of allergies and sensitivities. But it definitely doesn't keep me from cooking, baking and enjoying my food. Thanks for stopping by.

When words fail me.

I haven’t been blogging as often for many reasons, but for at least the last year, I’ve been at a loss for how to respond to what I’ve seen happening in our country. This is a food blog, not a … Continue reading

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Salsa-mole

With the Superbowl right around the corner, I’ve updated one of my very favorite recipes with a few tweaks. This always goes at warp speed at our parties. Count me in for anything that involves avocado, lime, cilantro and tomatoes! … Continue reading

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Meringue Christmas Trees

*please note, some posts on this website do contain affiliate links* Aren’t these adorable? I love making meringues. They’ve delicious, they’re festive, they decorate and keep well, and they work for people who are Paleo, people looking for a lighter … Continue reading

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Raynaud’s Survival Tips (updated)

  Since I had my first Raynaud’s attack of the season last week and it’s supposed to get cold on Thursday, I figured it was time to update and re-share this post. I was really grateful to be diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Pumpkin carving XV

Ah yes, yummy Autumn food. We just finished our 15th (!!!) annual pumpkin carving party, and it was so much fun seeing old friends. Of course, we’ll be fishing pumpkin seeds out from random places for a few months, but … Continue reading

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Nourishing Meals: a review!

I was excited to receive Ali and Tom’s newest book, Nourishing Meals. The book has a great balance of recipes, which are great for any/every body, and information about why a whole food diet supports the body. All recipes are … Continue reading

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Voluntary allergen statements…

Seen the new headlines on labels and gluten? There’s a new study out and it’s worth a blog post, both because it’s important, and easy to misunderstand. Tricia Thompson of Gluten-Free Watchdog, Trisha Lyon and Amy Jones authored Allergen advisory statements … Continue reading

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Simply Gluten-Free’s 5 Ingredient Cookbook–Review

Have you seen Carol of Simply…Gluten-Free’s new cookbook, Simply Gluten Free 5 Ingredient Cookbook: Fast, Fresh & Simple! 15-Minute Recipes ? I’ve been having fun with it. I’ve only had it 3 days, and I’ve made 3 recipes, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Mini July Self-Care Retreat 2016

                                          We first started the self-care retreats in 2011 (!!!) I’ve appreciated each and every one of them as an … Continue reading

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Riced Cauliflower

Guess what? Trader Joe’s now has bags of fresh riced cauliflower! This calls for a recipe. It’s been a while, I know. I’ve been busy, and it’s been “good busy”. I’m nearing the end of a weekly mindfulness intensive, and … Continue reading

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