amy chaplin

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SALADS Recipes

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 ->

Summer squash salad with radishes, Manchego, and lemon vinaigrette

POSTED ON August 3, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Summer squash salad with radishes, Manchego, and lemon vinaigrette

A few weeks ago I came home to find a package containing the new book by Gabrielle Langholtz called The New Green Market Cookbook: Recipes and Tips From Today’s Finest Chefs & The Stories Behind The Farms That Inspire Them (Da Capo Press). Flicking through the pages was similar to leafing through a photo album [...] continue reading ->

Roasted eggplant salad with tangy miso dressing.

POSTED ON July 22, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains, Salads

Roasted eggplant salad with tangy miso dressing.

Summer is in full swing and my meals like the farmers market are bursting with tomatoes, cucumbers, basil and greens galore. The buttery little Asian eggplants have arrived finally and this year, I pounced on them immediately. I have been envisaging them golden and roasted until melting inside, then generously drizzled with a bright and [...] continue reading ->

Farmer’s market salad = dinner

POSTED ON July 10, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Farmer’s market salad = dinner

In this sultry summery heat, I crave salad for dinner. Although it needs to be refreshing, a leafy affair or an all-raw dish does not satisfy, the salad has to be substantial without being heavy. Keeping this in mind, I wanted to put to use the produce that’s in season here right now—sugar snap peas, [...] continue reading ->

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