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.

Chocolate Almond Cup

I like beautiful desserts that look elegant but are easy. I’m not going to say I’m lazy, exactly, as much as I value my time and energy, and, well, both tend to be in short supply. But I like pretty … Continue reading

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Mint Lemonade Spritzer

Lemonade has to be one of E’s favorite things. Especially in the summer. I was trying to link to this recipe and then I realized it wasn’t on my blog. Had to fix that! This version is FODMAP friendly. Of … Continue reading

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G-Free Meringue Bunnies

The picture above is last year’s bunnies. This year’s bunnies are cuter…or at least, I think so. I finally posted the recipe and a “how-to” video on my website. Hop on over!

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enough

I spent a year letting go I didn’t try to improve Or work harder Or longer I didn’t go to many conferences Or trainings I didn’t speak Or write I just sat Quietly. I had migraines bad enough that I … Continue reading

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Contamination in Lentils :(

I’ll just try to stick to the facts here: I am extremely diligent about following a strict gluten-free diet. I do eat Amy’s products, and have for years. Earlier this week, I was having a can of Amy’s Lentil soup, … Continue reading

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Paleo *le sigh*

I know, there are many things to worry about in the world, and this is low on the list. I do get frustrated when I see RD publications giving the same party line about the risks of a Paleo diet … Continue reading

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Maple Spiced Nuts

Fiending for a quick and yummy dessert? I love this recipe, and it’s a staple at our house in the colder months. I first posted a version in 2014, and I’ve got the tweaks and specifics on making it FODMAP … Continue reading

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Low FODMAP Holiday Treats

I love to bake. And I love to make candy. Not all the time, of course, because I’m sure it would get old quickly, but I typically make special treats a few times a year. For me, feeding people is … Continue reading

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Fresh Cranberry Relish (low FODMAP)

I wanted to see if I could adapt my favorite cranberry side to make it FODMAP friendly, and indeed, it’s delicious, and only takes a few minutes. 2 cups fresh cranberries, picked over 1.5 cups fresh pineapple chunks 1 large … Continue reading

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History repeating itself

Like so many people, Charlottesville has left me feeling sick, scared, and very, very sad. Afraid for this country in a way that I never have before, and deeply discouraged. I wanted to share my grandmother’s story, because it’s more … Continue reading

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