amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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 ->

New website and a sneak peek of my book!

POSTED ON September 14, 2014

Posted in cookbook

New website and a sneak peek of my book!

Welcome to my new website!

I’m so excited to share this brand new site with you all! You can find all the recipes I’ve posted over the last five years on Coconut & Quinoa, updated press and information from my old site, PLUS a page especially for my cookbook and all the places you can pre-order [...] 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 ->

Zucchini noodles with basil walnut pesto and cherry tomatoes

POSTED ON August 26, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Zucchini noodles with basil walnut pesto and cherry tomatoes

The combination of juicy, sun ripened tomatoes, fragrant basil and a splash of red wine vinegar will always taste like summer to me. Those welcome and uniquely warm weather flavors come together in my latest go-to dinner that everyone seems to love. Once the pesto is made and the zucchini noodles are shaved, it comes [...] continue reading ->