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Garden of Eating & Ice Dream Cookbook Giveaways!!!

Wow, could there be a more comprehensive, and truly natural cookbook than The Garden of Eating. I couldn’t believe how many amazing recipes there were that consisted of truly nutrient rich foods. I loved how good I felt eating these great tasting recipes!

I grew up in a family that was very much a part of the healthful living movement. Our family uses coconut oil, Real Salt and other earth-made (instead of man-made) ingredients in our cooking. I love the Chef Rachel captured that type of cooking when she wrote this cookbook. Recently at on of our local CDF support group meetings we had Chef Rachel come and discuss her books and her views on eating a more produce dominated diet. She brought in some of her foods for us to sample and WOW!!! Let me just tell you, her nut butter dips are an amazing accompaniment to her delicious veggies. The gluten-free chocolate brownie/cake dessert she brought in was the topper to the evening. It couldn’t have been more delicious and I didn’t feel bad eating it knowing what high-quality ingredients were used to make it. Now that is a good feeling! 🙂

Chef Rachel also has another great cookbook that is perfect for enjoying those sweets and treats but not wanting ALL the quilt that comes with it. The Ice Dream Cookbook uses such products as coconut milk and natural sweeteners to make delicious dairy-free ice creams and gluten-free cookies. This is an excellent cookbook for anyone!

The Garden of Eating: A Produce Dominated Diet and Cookbook

Drawing on the landmark work of Weston A. Price, D.D.S., and the time-tested food ways of healthy preagricultural people, The Garden of Eating is a comprehensive guide for obtaining the health-building benefits of a diet based on fresh vegetables and fruits along with pasture-fed animal products. It provides a simple, practical dietary plan and includes time-saving tips, resource lists, shopping lists, menus, and 250 delicious, nutritious, family-friendly, grain- and dairy-free recipes, plus eight appendices; 592 pages, illustrated and indexed.

Now in its 4th printing. More than 5,000 copies have been sold!

The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes & Sauces

The first cookbook to feature delicious, naturally sweetened dairy-free frozen desserts made from coconut milk along with wheat- and gluten- free, naturally sweetened cookies, fruit compotes, and sauces. Provides information about the health benefits of coconut; tips for using a non-caloric herbal sweetener; charts to help you modify your favorite dessert recipes; a guide to buying ice cream makers and other kitchen tools; ingredient glossary; 80 recipes with more than 200 variations; clear and detailed instructions; nutrition breakdowns, four appendices, index, illustrations, and 300 total pages.

So are you ready to win one of Chef Rachel’s Cookbooks?!

**(2) Grand Prize Winners- will receive a copy of one of Chef Rachel’s cookbooks. One winner will receive The Garden of Eating cookbook and one winner will receive The Ice Dream Cookbook.

HERE’S HOW TO ENTER: (Please leave your e-mail with each entry so I can contact you if you win.)

(MANDATORY) Become a follower on Gluten Free Frenzy’s blog OR have someone you know become a follower (if you are already a follower, please spread the gluten-free love and do this one, leave their name and yours) AND Visit Chef Rachel’s website and tell me what intrigues you about her cookbooks.

1. Visit our Facebook page and leave a comment about why you love these products and this giveaway.

2. Visit The Healthy Cooking Coach (Chef Rachel) and subscribe to her blog. (It will be verified on her end.)

3. Follow Chef Rachel Matesz and Gluten Free Frenzy on Twitter.

4. Post about this giveaway on your blog, Facebook or Twitter with a link back to us and leave us a link to it. (5 entries!)

5. Visit our columnist, Kella’s Kolumn and thank her for all her great pieces of writing. (This is easy and nice. 🙂

6. Visit Chef Rachel’s You Tube station, watch one of her cooking demonstrations and let me know what you think.


*If you have any questions just post to me. Also, existing fans, and followers of Gluten Free Frenzy you MUST submit that you follow or are a fan to have it count as an entry. I can’t go through everyone and submit their entry just for being a fan on my own, so please post that you are already a fan or follower if you are and specify to what (ex. Facebook, blog…) THIS IS A BLOG GIVEAWAY SO ALL ENTRIES TO WIN MUST BE DONE ON THIS BLOG POST…

*Giveaway ends Sunday April 11th, 2010 at 11:59 PM (MST). Sorry, but this giveaway is open to U.S. readers only.


  1. I'm following now!

  2. subscribed to the healthy cooking coach blog, interesting stuff there, and she looks adorable in her chef jacket.

  3. I visited Chef Rachel's site. I'd love to learn to make ice cream with coconut milk!

  4. I've been a follower from the beginning!

  5. I follow! and I am fascinated by her dairy free creativity!

  6. I am now a Facebook fan and I left a comment on your fan page.

  7. I am now a subscriber to The Healthy Cooking Coach blog

  8. I forgot to write that I find her site exciting and challenging….=0)


  9. I've been following for awhile! I checked out Rachel's Ice Dream Cookbook. I'm very interested in this book as I am trying my best to eliminate dairy from my diet, in addition to my already gluten-free diet.

  10. I became a facebook fan and left a comment on the page.

  11. Following Rachel and have been following Gluten Free Frenzy already.

  12. I am a current follower of your blog.
    I find her cookbooks to be so interesting because they take a different approach to healthy eating. I especially like cookbook featuring fresh fruit and vegetables with pasture fed meats. This is the type of diet that most appeals to me.

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

  13. I subscribed to The Healthy Cooking Coach's blog.

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

  14. I follow both Chef Rachel and Gluten Free Frenzy on Twitter (@pine1211)

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

  15. I posted on your Facebook page.

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

  16. I posted on Kella's Kolumn as Barb

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

  17. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    I would LOVE to win The Garden of Eating cookbook as I also believe in the teachings of Weston A Price and that foundation (I have Sally Fallon's cookbook). I am a follower of your blog.
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  18. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    I am already subscribed to Chef Rachel's blog. Love it!
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  19. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    I left a comment on gluten free frenzy fb page.
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  20. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    I tried to leave a comment on Kella's column for all her St. Patrick's Day “green” ideas… but it wouldn't let me (wanted a “profile” but I didn't know what that was — I don't have a blog).

    Anyway, loved all the green ideas. Thanks for sharing, Kella!!

    cropwithme at cox dot net

  21. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    oh and I already have her ice cream book — I would REALLY want the Garden of Eating one. Thanks 🙂 I appreciate it!!!
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  22. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    I shared on my fb page
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  23. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    facebook entry number 2…
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  24. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    fb #3
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  25. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    fb #4
    cropwithme at cox dot net

  26. Jennifer R. Jennifer R.

    fb #5 (whew!)
    cropwithme at cox dot net

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