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Heather Hands, RD

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
Seattle, Washington
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Roasted Winter Vegetables by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Most days, there's rarely a pause or silence in my home. There aren't enough hours in the day to really explain how I feel, about life, food, love, and happiness. Until ... Read on »
Pumpkin Doughnuts with Maple Cream Cheese Icing by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian With good intentions, I gathered my ingredients, and I scooped the pumpkin into a bowl. An introduction to fall cooking in my kitchen, if you will. In retrospect, I was ... 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 »
Mount St Helens by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian It has taken me a couple of days to recover, sort through all my photos, and try to come up with a few encouraging/positive words about this trip. Let me start by saying ... Read on »
Chocolate Chip Granola Bars by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Today begins my epic journey into the wild. Right now, I sit on my couch enjoying the calm before the storm, eating chocolate and sipping a glass of wine. Remembering ... Read on »
Roasted Parsnip and Apple Soup by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian These past few months, since exactly Aug 1 when I returned from Turkey, the weather has been unseasonably glorious for Seattle. Warm sunny days, bright blues skies. I do ... Read on »
Korean Tofu Tacos by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I'm not sure if I've ever mentioned my obsession with tacos. Hands down, the most enjoyment-worthy food around. Their popularity spanning along the US west coast - Washi ... 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 »
Mini Hand Pies by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian If I were to name one dessert that I adore to make time and time again, it would have to be pie. Finding a recipe, sticking with it for a couple of months, and then movi ... Read on »
Panzanella by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Last year I found my perfect loaf. One that fulfills all of my needs. I've tried others, when I feel the need channel my riskier side. Most times I am disappointed, let ... Read on »
Pear Coconut Muffins with Brown Butter by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Is it me, or does everything taste a little better with brown butter. A little slice of wonderful that can immediately sooth the soul. Some days, when things aren't goin ... Read on »
Whole Wheat Pita Bread and Tzatziki by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I do enjoy the smell of yeast. Fresh bread baking in the oven. Watching it puff and expand. What a magical thing to witness.  If you have some time to allow the dough to ... Read on »
Fig, Caramelized Shallot, and Goat Cheese FlatBread by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Figs, and their cute little stems poking out of the package, bright green, deep purple. Last week, I bought a bag of figs, 10 or so. I was so excited when I saw them in ... Read on »
Vietnamese Noodle Bowl by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I used to live beside a great little pho restaurant. Even though their main attraction was the perfectly executed pho, my heart and taste buds were always more captivate ... Read on »
Chewy Oatmeal, Carrot and Raisin Cookies by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I am perpetually on a hunt for the ideal oatmeal cookie.  Soft, chewy, full of raisins, crispy on the outside. My bookshelf is flooded with a collection of thick chewy c ... Read on »
White Bean and Heirloom Tomatoes with Summer Pea Shoots by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Today I have this feeling inside, you may call it nostalgia, sadness, or content. I haven't yet decided yet. I find myself day-dreaming about family and friends, the pla ... Read on »
Deception Pass by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian We drove to Deception Pass near the Olympics for some R&R,..... and to escape this unseasonable heat. We arrived just in time for the sun to set, squinting one eye to ta ... 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 »
Balsamic Roasted Strawberries with Vanilla Ice Cream by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I've really come to enjoy this thing called simplicity. Simplicity in life and simplicity in cooking, these are things I can get behind. Things don't need to be difficul ... Read on »