Steamboat resident makes cookbook, guarantees ‘Damn Good’ recipes for a healthier way of living

Peggy Curry retains a copy of her cookbook “Damn Superior Gluten Free of charge” at her household in downtown Steamboat Springs Wednesday Sept. 7, 2022. The author will be at the Off the Beaten Path Bookstore from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
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For approximately a few a long time, Peggy Curry’s passion for food has fueled her particular projects. Now, she wishes to share her recipes for far better overall health in a new cookbook, “Damn Very good Gluten Cost-free.”

“For 30 decades, I’ve been educating persons how to try to eat for their health,” stated Curry, who splits her time among Manhattan Beach, California, and Steamboat Springs. “I started out instructing people today how to try to eat for their wellbeing for the reason that my mother experienced breast cancer. She fought it for 11 a long time, and I saw how meals actually built a big difference for her right up until she handed absent.”

In the course of that time, Curry began achieving out to persons and giving instruction on how eating better meals could improve their life.

“I started out instructing folks how to take in for their health and fitness, educating  parents how to prepare dinner and nourish their kids and their people,” Curry mentioned. “I want to support individuals genuinely seem at this full factor of food items and how it can recover, how it brings family members alongside one another. The family members dinner desk is enormous when increasing families, particularly in this speedy-paced earth.”

Her enthusiasm to introduce individuals to the power of food items led to many endeavors which include Evy’s Yard, which produces an natural marinara sauce named immediately after her mom, Evy Rosenbloom, who died 1994.

Curry also co-launched GrowingGreat and formulated a curriculum that is utilized by the nonprofit as it pursues its target of empowering small children to make healthy food items options via hands-on science and backyard instruction. Curry stated the organization’s plans have expanded across the United States in the previous 23 decades, achieving hundreds of hundreds of small children and their families.

Then 12 yrs in the past, right after Curry and her four daughters ended up all diagnosed as gluten intolerant, she joined her daughter Megan Curry to generate Curry Girls Kitchen. The mission was to aid folks discover a healthful way of life by featuring delectable gluten-cost-free recipes, one-on-one particular coaching, cooking classes, cleansing with food stuff reset courses and cookbooks.

“It’s just my passion of helping persons learn how to nourish their bodies, how to eat for their overall health and how to have a romance all-around food,” Curry explained.

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On Saturday, Sept. 10, Curry will introduce Steamboat Springs to her ebook, “Damn Fantastic Gluten Free” in the course of a guide-signing event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Off the Overwhelmed Path. She will sign copies of the book, which was unveiled before this year, and share the 30-12 months journey that is mirrored in its webpages.

The e-book will be accessible at Off the Beaten Route.

“The wonderful issue with this e-book is that it is my resource,” Curry mentioned. “We will need these effective fat, helpful proteins, helpful carbs that are going to really aid us do the work that we want to do. No matter if you’re in faculty, irrespective of whether you’re at perform, whether you are a homemaker, whatsoever it is, your brain is related to your gut. We know this nowadays.”

Curry reported she wanted the guide to be much more than just recipes. She desired it to be a tutorial to help folks make the appropriate possibilities in their search for nutritious food stuff and give guidelines on how men and women must set up their kitchen area, as perfectly as 140 adaptable recipes that are not just gluten-free of charge, but are also dairy free of charge, vegan, vegetarian, plant-centered and paleo.

“Every recipe has a variation, so no subject what your issue is or what your palate enjoys or what you pick out to eat, you can make one particular meal and anyone is happy at the desk,” Curry said. “It does not subject if you’re gluten absolutely free or not. This is full food stuff food plan, no make a difference what preference you have, it’s damn very good for everyone.”