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Carla's Cooking

Carla Spacher interviews gluten-free, vegan and raw cookbook authors; nutritionists; doctors, authors; chefs, and more!

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Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking

Spend an hour with Carol Fenster, PhD, author of 9 titles of gluten-free and allergy-free cookbooks and lifestyle manuals, including award-winning "1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes" and her latest "Author of award-winning 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes". Carol consults with manufacturers and created the gluten-free mixes and recipes for Bob Red Mill's products. In addition, Carol delivers seminars on behalf of the U.S. Grains Council in Tokyo, Japan. Learn to cook with Carol, as she is an expert with sorghum. Also learn substitutes for wheat, dairy, eggs, or white sugar. We always have a lot of fun! Listen in!


8 Oct 2010

Rank #1

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Gluten-Free Cooking and Good Health

Spend an hour with Annalise G. Roberts and Claudia Pillow, PhD, authors of the "The Gluten-Free Good Health Cookbook". Learn to cook delicious food in such a way as to strengthen your immune system and neutralize inflammation; and so much more! Whether you have Celiac Disease, are on a gluten free diet or are just curious how to become healthier, you should definitely listen in!

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16 Sep 2010

Rank #2

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Vegan and Gluten Free Challenges

The renowned Dr. Neal Barnard, MD (seen on Oprah with Dr. Oz) co-author of "The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook" along with 9 other titles, will discuss the challenges of vegan and gluten free dieting. Dr. Barnard is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). His extensive clinical research with PCRM has formed the basis for this book. Dr. Barnard is the author of eight other health and nutrition titles, as well as the host of PBS TV show, "Taking Control of Diabetes with Dr. Neal Barnard". His new cookbook is praised as “A terrific lifestyle guide for anyone wishing to lose weight, cut cholesterol, and reverse the symptoms of type 2 diabetes." Listen in on this educational show in both health and cooking! Length: 60 minutes.


20 Jul 2010

Rank #3

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Raw Food Cooking with Ani Phyo

Chef Ani Phyo, author of raw food cookbooks is back with her latest cookbook, "Ani’s Raw Food Essentials". Ani knows everything you need to know to master the art of live food. Learn:- Why raw? What is raw?- Tips for new raw fooders- Setting up a raw kitchen- Why raw is the earth friendliest and the healthiest way to eat- Why raw is more than just a diet- One of her mouthwatering recipesAni offers everything from classic comfort foods like nachos and burgers to Reuben sandwiches and bacon, along with more gourmet dishes like risotto, angel hair pasta, and her “you-won’t-believe-they’re-raw” desserts. Tune in!


25 May 2010

Rank #4

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Gluten Free Chef Rob

Join me for an hour long interview with Gluten Free Chef Rob, Robert Landolphi, author of "Gluten Free Everyday". Chef Rob has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Culinary Arts and Food Service Management. He also completed a Certified Culinary Arts Instructor program at Central Connecticut State University. Rob’s media credits: Rob has been interviewed on numerous “Food Talk” radio programs, including “Everyday Food” on the Martha Stewart Living Satellite Channel; producing and hosting the “Mangia Radio” show; writing and hosting the cooking show “Food for the Journey”; Food Network’s “How Do You Iron Chef?”; hosting the University of Connecticut’s Annual Culinary Olympics, and on the new cable food program “Boy Meets Still.” He was recently invited to appear on CBS, “The Early Show”. Rob has made appearances on WTNH “Connecticut Style” News, NBC 30 News and the “Better Connecticut” talk show program. Hear Rob's story; learn about gluten-free ingredients and their purposes; learn inspiring recipes; and have some fun with us! Leave your questions for Rob on Facebook @carlaspacher.


27 Apr 2010

Rank #5

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Gluten Free Info with Author Tina Turbin

Tina Turbin, author of www.GlutenFreeHelp.info (which has been getting national attention), Danny the Dragon (award winning children’s book), and Show Biz Kids East Coast Guidebook; lecturer; humanitarian; and advocate for women’s issues, will spend an hour sharing her vast knowledge of gluten-free cooking and lifestyle. Tina was diagnosed with Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance and has been in the kitchen whipping up gluten-free recipes and founded her resourceful and helpful website for others ever since. Tina and her staff on both the East and West Coasts continue their quest on improving gluten-free lifestyles. She will share her knowledge of Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, at least one of her recipes and more. Listen in!


15 Mar 2010

Rank #6

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Fix the Root Cause, Don't Just Treat the Symptoms!

Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Chiropractor and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, co-founder and co-director of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California and acclaimed author of "The Gluten Effect" celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Recently featured in an exclusive interview on CNN Headline News, Dr Vikki is also endorsed by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness & The Gluten Intolerance Group of North America for her contributions to gluten awareness in our country. The HealthNOW Medical Center addresses complex health problems by identifying the root cause of a patient's health condition. Dr. Vikki Petersen will be sharing her research findings and treatment solutions for gluten sensitivity as well as optimum wellness. Dr. Petersen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. In practice for over 20 years, she remains on the forefront of advances in gluten sensitivity identification and treatment and a wide spectrum of health issues. Prior to her career in the healing arts, she was a world class figure skater - awarded a gold medal ranking in figures.


2 Mar 2010

Rank #7

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The Feingold Diet with Director, Jane Hersey

Jane Hersey, Director of The Feingold Association and author of "What Are All Those Funny Things in Food? And Should I Eat Them?" and "Why Can't My Child Behave" will present eye-opening information that will provide a very basic understanding about how the food we select can affect us, including behavior and learning; astonishing information on brand foods to avoids and why; information on both harmful and healthy sugar substitutes; eating healthy on a budget; and her latest passion, how to provide our children with healthy school lunches for less money. I wish I could tell you more, but I do not want to spoil the show. Tune in! Visit my blog at carlaspacher.com


15 Feb 2010

Rank #8

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Vegetable Gardening with Master Gardener and Grower, John (Doc) Killary

How else can you guarantee what your vegetables contain (or what they do not contain) other than by growing your own organic vegetable garden? Retired Master Gardener and Grower, John (Doc) Killary, will join me as a guest to answer our many questions about vegetable gardening:•How can a person with a backyard have a great vegetable garden?•How can I keep up a vegetable garden in the winter?•Where can I find free gardening information specifically for my area?•How do I know which soil to use?•Why did my first crop come out great, but the following years it did not?•Can I plant my vegetable garden anywhere in my yard?•And so much more!Have your questions ready for Doc! Visit my blog at carlaspacher.com


9 Feb 2010

Rank #9