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Posts tagged dairy free
Chili Rubbed Pork with Corn Salsa

San Francisco summers aren’t usually super hot or sunny, but we can still celebrate summer with seasonal recipes! The following would be great on a hot summer night, by the barbecue with an ice cold lemonade. But we’ll just enjoy it indoors, with a blanket, by the fire instead. Haha.

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Chicken Millet Pilaf

This recipe is so quick and easy since you cook the millet and vegetables simultaneously and if you soak your millet the night before! Not only does soaking your grains allow for WAY faster cooking, but it also allows for the anti-nutrients like phytic acid and other enzyme inhibitors to release from the grain and into the water. After soaking, make sure to rinse off your grains and drain.

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Lemon Herb Roast Chicken with Onion Gravy

If you’re looking for a discretely gluten-free gravy to add to your roast chicken, this recipe is for you!  The Herbs de Provence, a blend of herbs from the provence of France, adds a great flavor to this classic roast chicken recipe.  I am a little obsessed with Herbs de Provence, as you may notice in my next couple of recipes!

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Spirulina Vinaigrette

If you haven’t heard about spirulina, you may be missing out!  This super food is actually an algae that contains all 9 essential amino acids (a complete protein), beta-carotene, chlorophyll, gamma linolenic acid (omega fatty acid), and is rich in iron, vitamin a, e, k, and also contains some b vitamins.

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Apple Cinnamon Amaranth - Hot Breakfast Cereal

I long for the mornings when my mom would make me cream of wheat!  It wasn’t too often that she made it so when she did, it was a huge treat!  We’d top it off with some fat free Lactaid milk (eew), cinnamon, raisins and of course, maple syrup!  Those days were my favorite.  

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Vegan, Nut Free Apple Crumble

It was my dad’s birthday this weekend and I wanted to make him a fairly healthy dessert without compromising on taste! His favorite is Apple Pie a la mode so I decided that an Apple Crumble would be right up his alley (since a gluten, dairy, soy, egg, nut free pie crust seemed a little daunting. One day I’ll be daring enough to try it out!)

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