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Heather Hands, RD

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
Seattle, Washington
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Mulled Wine by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I often have a few ideas in mind for a specific mood that I am trying to portray going into a photo shoot. I then pick out a few props (which is always the hardest part ... Read on »
Boozy Christmas Fruit Cake by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian What would Christmas be without Aunt Ethel's fruit cake? And I imagine you're probably wondering; what is she doing posting about this fruitcake recipe? I mean come on - ... Read on »
Spiced Ginger Cookies with Molasses by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I love the smell of fresh grated ginger and cloves, and I'll use any excuse to bake with these spices. Yes, the thought has crossed my mind to fill the bath tub with hol ... Read on »
Falafel Salad by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I know, I know. I promised recipes for cookies(!) cakes(!) and squares(!) Tiny treats cut into santas and reindeers, candied pecans, and Christmas cake. Of course they'r ... Read on »
Mini Candy Cane Cupcakes by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Instead of having glitter adhered to my fingers and hair, and two feet stuck in the middle of a giant glitter party, I've got tiny shreds of candy cane stuck to the bott ... Read on »
Lemony Garlic Mushrooms on a bed of Coucous by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian After last years attempt at cooking a turkey, I've come to the conclusion that Thanksgiving is much less work for a vegetarian, or at least, much less work than a vegeta ... Read on »
Cherry Coconut Granola with Hazelnuts and a Little Bit of Gratitude by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Today I feel grateful and thankful for so many reasons. I would like to say thanks to my family for being there for me unconditionally. Thanks to many great friends, who ... Read on »
Brown Butter Sauteed Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Toasted Almonds by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Adorable in appearance, these tiny cute cabbages are so darling, and I have an absolute soft spot for miniature versions of food. Call me crazy, but I could eat them all ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Squash Boats filled with Wild Rice and Stuffing by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Despite this miserable cold, which seems to have gotten the best of me these days, I am oh so giddy and excited for the holidays this year (which I might add, are quickl ... Read on »
Toasted Almond and Basil Pesto by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian What a whirlwind of events that took place yesterday, for the country, and for the state of Washington. President Barack Obama re-elected for another 4 years, the passin ... Read on »
Mini Chocolate Pavlovas with Pomegranate and Berries by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Even though it's raining, dreary and gray, I am grateful that the rain held up long enough for me to walk to my morning class, where I became a little stronger, and long ... Read on »
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 »