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Heather Hands, RD

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
Seattle, Washington
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Chocolate Coconut Cherry Tarts by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I met Mr. H at Oktoberfest. Not in Munich, but a similar festival in Kitchener-Waterloo  known as Canada's Greatest Bavarian Festival. There was a lot of beer drinking, ... Read on »
Chocolate Festival by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I just bought my ticket to the Northwest Chocolate Festival on October 23, 2010.  It is going to be so amazing.  The day will be a mix of chocolate pairing, chocol ... Read on »
Chocolate Raspberry Loaf Cake by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Since we moved into the new house four weeks ago, exercise has mostly consisted of walking the dog around the short block, running up our 3 flights of stairs a couple of ... Read on »
Chocolate Truffles by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian After reading aloud my last post, realizing my harsh negative tone and criticisms, I thought this to be a perfect opportunity to clear a few things up and highlight some ... Read on »
Chocolate, Chocolate, and Chocolate, Oh My! by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian The chocolate festival was amazing.  I started the day with a feeling of anticipation and left with an enormous theobromine buzz.  The festival ran from 10 - 6 pm, but I dec ... Read on »
Christmas by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Pumpkin Loaf with cream cheese icing. Mmmmmm mint truffle kisses. Babaganoush, pita chips, and veggies. Olives. The best chai butter tart I have ever eaten, ... Read on »
Christmas Eve Ally-tini by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian As promised, the greatest Christmas eve martini recipe ever. I don't know what it's called, so I decided to name it the Ally-tini, after my sister-in-law Allison, who dedica ... Read on »
Cinnamon Buns by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Blah + Argh = Blargh. This is how I feel after tallying up my recipe challenge. I thought I was all caught up with recipes, but NO. This means that I must get cooking, ... Read on »
Cinnamon Buns with Maple Cream Cheese Icing and Flaked Salt by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This past month has brought a handful of late night dinners, good old fashioned catching up, laughter, and a familiar presence that I long for. Little pitter patters d ... Read on »
Cinnamon Streusel Apple Cake by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian photo credit: Emily Scherb In the past few weeks, I've spotted a few blog posts featuring gorgeously picturesque photos of perfectly manicured hands gently ... Read on »
Classic Peach Pie by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I imagine this will be my last summer pie. To be quite honest, it was also my first. This summer has flown by, like all things lately. Spending the past 7 weeks abroad, ... Read on »
Coconut Cake by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I just want to say thank you all for your wonderfully positive comments regarding our  big news . It was amazing to hear so many kind words. As scary as it was, sharing ... Read on »
Coconut Cashew Date Bars with Dark Chocolate by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Let me tell you about that time I impulse bought a pound of dark chocolate. It wasn't your typical run of the mill impulse purchase - which usually involves a few smal ... Read on »
Coconut Cashew Red Quinoa by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This dish was adapted from the original recipe by  Dish by Trish Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 shallots, sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced 3 cups water 1 1/2 cu ... Read on »
Coconut Fish Curry with Tomatoes by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian After I spent the morning at the local library, sitting cross-legged in a circle at the 'Mommy and Me Christmas Musical' sing-a-long, I came home and flopped into my c ... Read on »
Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Lemon by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I got my lab results back. Turns out, my blood lipid levels are within normal range (phew), fasting glucose is excellent (thank goo ... Read on »
Couscous with Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I found a new spot to take food photos. It is magnificent. It is grand. It is on the roof. I went there today with my dog. He likes the roof. He pretty much likes g ... Read on »
Couscous with Tomatoes, Peppers, Cran Raisins and Feta Cheese by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This is one of my 'quick and easy recipes' I usually whip up for lunch, when I can't think of anything exciting to make.  Couscous ... Read on »