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Heather Hands, RD

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
Seattle, Washington
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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 »
Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Popsicles by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I came back from holidays, Seattle was hot, and my hairdresser booked until late August. Clearly things weren't right. Eight weeks from my last cut, my grown-out pixie d ... Read on »
Orzo with Kale Pesto by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian It feels so good to be home. Waking up each morning in my own bed, fresh clean sheets. I no longer need to pack up my belongings each day, into my trusty pack, on anothe ... Read on »
Turkey: Part 2 by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian So much has happened in just under a week.  Each day has been an adventure, something new to see, places to explore. Streets to wander, new people to meet, food to try. ... Read on »
Turkey: Part 1 by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian We arrived in Turkey last Thursday, a week today. The air is less humid than Croatia, but the sun still warms our skin, and shelter must be taken from 12 - 2 pm. Istanbu ... Read on »
Croatia: Dalmatian Coast by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Today, I spend my last day in Croatia, eating ice cream and pizza. Taking cover in a ... Read on »
Pasta with Clams in a White Wine Sauce by Heather Hands, RD Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian One of my last nights in Paris, Chantal and I made clams in a white wine sauce, sprinkled with arugula and served over pasta noodles. We laughed, told stories, shared a ... Read on »