amy chaplin

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SALADS Recipes

Spring carrot pea shoot salad and a James Beard Award !

POSTED ON May 17, 2015

Posted in cleanse, Gluten free, Salads, Side Dishes

Spring carrot pea shoot salad and a James Beard Award !

It was with a full, but heavy heart that I spent this past Mother’s day. My Mother had just left to return to Australia after a 2 ½ week surprise visit. Having spent 23 years living overseas, I’ve had quite a few of these goodbyes and none of them has ever been easy. When [...] continue reading ->

Jicama slaw with cilantro + avocado and a lime dressing

POSTED ON April 11, 2015

Posted in Dressings, Gluten free, Salads

Jicama slaw with cilantro + avocado and a lime dressing

I’ve never posted a recipe using jicama here mostly because the unusual root vegetable isn’t available organically or locally grown where I live. And, I don’t generally like promoting the use of vegetables that are neither of these things. But, it was a long drawn out winter here on the East Coast and there [...] continue reading ->

Roast squash and heirloom bean tart with pumpkin seed crust and shaved Brussels sprout salad with toasted pine nut dressing

POSTED ON November 25, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains, Salads

Roast squash and heirloom bean tart with pumpkin seed crust and shaved Brussels sprout salad with toasted pine nut dressing

For this year’s Thanksgiving-inspired post, I wanted to make something a bit different as a centerpiece; definitely not the usual vegetarian main. Creating a tart topped with wedges of roasted squash has been on my mind for years. This recipe is inspired by a photo in one of my oldest and favorite cookbooks called [...] continue reading ->

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 ->

3 delicious ways to cook sweet corn and exciting news!

POSTED ON September 7, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Salads, Soup

3 delicious ways to cook sweet corn and exciting news!

If you follow me on instagram you’ll know that I post weekly recipes on the Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog. Since corn season is still in full force where I live I wanted to share these delicious ways you can enjoy it before it’s gone and you have to wait until next summer to make [...] continue reading ->

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