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Cooking Together: Holiday Meals

Are you stressed because you or your company can’t eat your usual holiday foods?
I can help!  Join me for a live 2 session workshop.

This live workshop is for you if

  • you are hosting dinner for food sensitive individuals but are unsure about what to serve
  • you have multiple food sensitivities and dread holiday meals
  • you are bringing food to a holiday meal that has food sensitive guests

Cooking Together : Gluten Free Holiday Cookies

Delicious cookies everyone can eat adds sparkle to the season.  Cookies are Cindy’s favorite thing to bake!

This live workshop is for you if

  • you want to bake gluten free holiday cookies
  • your gluten free cookies need to include other food sensitivities
  • you are an inexperienced gluten free cook and need help with the basics
  • you are an experienced gluten free cook looking for new ideas

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Welcome to The Sensitive Kitchen where home cooks are inspired to Cook to Enable Those You Love to Flourish. I’m Cindy Sullivan, registered dietitian, passionate nutrition, educator, and accomplished home cook. Whether you’re changing how you cook for food sensitivities, allergies, intolerances, or just trying to eat healthier on a budget, you’re in the right place.

Most episodes, I will share favorite recipes as well as modification tips and nutrition benefits. Occasionally I’ll have a guest or special episode like modifying holiday favorites. My favorite foods? They’re raspberries and homemade chocolate chip cookies. My latest cooking project was long fermented sourdough bread,

Transcript coming soon!


6 Side Effects of Too Much Cinnamon Healthline Medically reviewed by Atli Arnarson BSc, PhD — By Ryan Raman, MS, RD — Updated on February 7, 2023

10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon

 Medically reviewed by Amy Richter, RD, Nutrition — By Joe Leech, MS — Updated on October 13, 2022

Impact of Cinnamon Supplementation on cardiometabolic Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Changyou Zhu  1 , Hongmei Yan  2 , Yin Zheng  3 , Heitor O Santos  4 , Melahat Sedanur Macit  5 , Ketong Zhao  6

 2020 Sep:53:102517. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102517. Epub 2020 Jul 18.

Efficacy of cinnamon in patients with type II diabetes mellitus: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Roghayeh Zare  1 , Azadeh Nadjarzadeh  2 , Mohammad Mehdi Zarshenas  3 , Mesbah Shams  4 , Mojtaba Heydari  5

Clin Nutr 2019 Apr;38(2):549-556. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2018.03.003. Epub 2018 Mar 11.

To what extent does cinnamon administration improve the glycemic and lipid profiles?

Santos HO, da Silva GAR.

Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018 Oct;27:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.07.011. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

PMID: 30144878 Review.

Glycated haemoglobin and blood pressure-lowering effect of cinnamon in multi-ethnic Type 2 diabetic patients in the UK: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial.

Akilen R, Tsiami A, Devendra D, Robinson N.

Diabet Med. 2010 Oct;27(10):1159-67. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2010.03079.x.

PMID: 20854384 Clinical Trial.

Cinnamon – blood sugar

Cinnamon: The Good, the Bad, and the Tasty by GI Society, Canadian Society of Intestinal Research Cinnamon summary of research

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