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Heather Hands, RD

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
Seattle, Washington
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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 »
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 »