• Taro Root & Asparagus Salad

    July 18, 2018lectinfreemama

    I recently did a post on the difference between yams and other yam-like root vegetables. (Read it HERE.) A taro root is a tuber that often gets confused or labeled as a yam. But really it’s the yam’s exotic, tropical cousin with papery brown skin and a slimy purple interior. They love the water (they grow in…

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  • How to Make Cassava Flour Taco Cups

    April 28, 2018lectinfreemama

    Cassava tortillas are both easy and delicious (check out my three-ingredient recipe), but even one tortilla can be too filling and too much starch for my keto readers. They’re also difficult to make crunchy without getting brittle. The solution? TACO CUPS. I am no food genius, but these are pretty darn clever, if I do…

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  • Fettuccine Alfredo with Fresh Spring Vegetables

    March 24, 2018lectinfreemama

    There’s a real grieving process upon switching to a lectin-free diet. I don’t know what else to call it: the urge to eat old comfort-food favorites (like fettuccine alfredo) is so strong, many people have to remove them from the house altogether or even avoid eating out for several months. There were days I literally…

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