amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

Pumpkin Oat Waffles (gluten free and vegan)

POSTED ON October 9, 2015

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free

Pumpkin Oat Waffles (gluten free and vegan)

When it comes to breakfast I prefer to eat something that nods towards a sweet flavor but isn’t actually sweetened. Ingredients like squash, warming spices, almonds and oats all have a subtle, naturally sweet flavor and are perfectly comforting for breakfast. I leave the dates, raisins and added sweeteners for times when I’m really [...] continue reading ->

Watermelon radish soup

POSTED ON October 2, 2015

Posted in appetizer, cleanse, Gluten free, Soup

Watermelon radish soup

Get ready because this soup is outstanding! It not only looks stunningly beautiful, but it’s also deeply nourishing and surprisingly simple to make!

The recipe is from Heidi Swanson’s latest book Near and Far: Recipes Inspired by Home and Travel, which is a truly stunning and thoughtful book. The recipes, photos and overall tone [...] continue reading ->

Dutch Apple Pie

POSTED ON September 23, 2015

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Dutch Apple Pie

When I worked at De Taart Van m’n Tante, a famous bakery in Amsterdam, the apple pie was one of the most popular desserts we sold. We could hardly press the crusts and peel the apple fast enough as every order seemed to contain at least one of the delectable desserts. Dutch apple pies [...] continue reading ->

Sorrel humus for everyone down under plus other dips I love!

POSTED ON September 9, 2015

Posted in appetizer, Gluten free, Side Dishes, Snacks

Sorrel humus for everyone down under plus other dips I love!

Finally, I’m posting a recipe that suits the change of season in the Southern hemisphere! I hope everyone there is enjoying the very first signs of spring. If you’re heading into fall you could tuck this away until next year or scroll down for more dips I love.

When I first read the title [...] continue reading ->

Summer vacation~ what to pack

POSTED ON August 14, 2015

Posted in pantry, travel

Summer vacation~ what to pack

Last summer when I packed up my kitchen essentials to head to the beach for a couple of weeks, I thought about writing this post. So, this year I decided to photograph what I packed to share what I take when heading to a summer rental.

I’m not sure about you, but for me [...] continue reading ->