amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

Tagged as: SUMMER

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 ->

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 ->

Marinated beet salad with feta, mint and pistachios

POSTED ON July 30, 2013

Posted in appetizer, Gluten free, Salads, Side Dishes

Marinated beet salad with feta, mint and pistachios

The really good organic heirloom tomatoes have just hit the farmer’s market: plump, juicy, tangy and sweet. I know it’s hard at the moment to think of eating a dish that doesn’t revolve around a tomato of some sort, but this tasty beet salad is so good and deliciously refreshing that I had to share [...] continue reading ->

Goji-strawberry smoothie

POSTED ON June 29, 2013

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free

Goji-strawberry smoothie

It’s only on these rather hot and humid summer mornings that I entertain the idea of making a smoothie. Although delicious, blended berries rarely make their way into my breakfast routine – I usually eat them whole out of hand or scattered over my staple summer breakfast bowl.

If you’re a smoothie fan then you’ll love [...] continue reading ->

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