amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

Simple kale salad with umami dressing

POSTED ON October 25, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Simple kale salad with umami dressing

It’s been a whirlwind week!  The launch event for my book was on Wednesday at Power House Books where I had my first official book signing and Q & A with the lovely and charming Jennifer Aaronson (from Martha Stewart). Despite the fact that we had a cold, heavy rain that night, the turnout [...] continue reading ->

Warm citrus barley drink with turmeric (and book launch invite!)

POSTED ON October 15, 2014

Posted in drinks

Warm citrus barley drink with turmeric (and book launch invite!)

While we were speaking recently, my mother shared a recipe for a drink she’s been making back in Australia —warm barley water with ginger, turmeric and citrus.  Based on the barley water she made in a Chinese clay pot when we were kids, It sounded immediately appealing and perfect for my on again, off [...] continue reading ->

Book trailer

POSTED ON October 7, 2014

Posted in cookbook

I am so excited to announce the At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen book trailer!

My friends at North Sea Air spent a day in my apartment filming some of the food related things I do at [...] continue reading ->

Fall stew with fresh shelling beans

POSTED ON October 4, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Fall stew with fresh shelling beans

 

There is always an exciting busyness in the air at the farmer’s market when the cool of autumn begins to seep into the days and nights. And, its crisp air is the perfect catalyst to refresh our minds and perspectives. Although I’m inspired to create new dishes, I also want to revisit favorite [...] continue reading ->

Sprouted buckwheat breakfast bowl

POSTED ON September 29, 2014

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free

Sprouted buckwheat breakfast bowl

Throughout the summer I was intrigued by the preponderance of buckwheat breakfast puddings and porridges appearing in my instagram feed and on my favorite blogs. Most of the breakfasts were made with raw, soaked buckwheat and blended with everything from coconut, bananas and berries to raw cacao.

Since I’m not much of a smoothie-for-breakfast-person, [...] continue reading ->