amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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 ->

Flavored nut milks

POSTED ON August 20, 2014

Posted in Dessert, Snacks

Flavored nut milks

Lately, when I forget to soak almonds I make nut milk with a combination of hemp and macadamia nuts. Since neither has a skin, you won’t need to soak them to remove phytic acid (a nutrient blocker in the skin that protects the seed from sprouting—there is plenty more info about this my book up [...] continue reading ->

Dairy, sugar and gluten-free berry tartlets

POSTED ON August 11, 2014

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free

Dairy, sugar and gluten-free berry tartlets

Although I make all my desserts with healthier sweeteners like maple syrup, brown rice syrup, dates and coconut sugar, I do like the challenge of making a treat with just brown rice and yakon syrups.

Yakon syrup is a low glycemic sweetener (GI is the rate at which food raises blood sugar) made from a [...] continue reading ->