I didn’t think I could do this to my girl Ina, but here it is, True Roots is my new go to cookbook! I had anxiety about what I wanted to make and share with y’all because I wanted to make everything! I haven’t found a cookbook where I would make 99% of the recipes until Kristin Cavallari’s new cookbook came out and not because I was Team Kristin. Her recipes are all gluten-free, dairy-free (she does use sheep and goat milk just FYI), and refined sugar free. Oh and the 1% is the Apple and Fennel Salad only because I hate fennel.
The recipes are inviting; they aren’t overly complicated. There are a few specialty ingredients you’ll need to get from Natural Grocers or Amazon, but that’s easy. What I love is that every recipe I made was packed with flavor and was made with ingredients that help you, not hurt you. It’s win win.
Say you’re trying to eat mindfully and cleaner these days but you’re a little bummed because you always loved Lay’s Onion Dip or apple pie or French fries or stuffed jalapeños at a football party. You now have a clean version. She took those things like fried green beans and changed it up with good ingredients and preparation. Here we go! Continue reading “Tried and Tested: True Roots Cookbook By Kristin Cavallari”