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Category Archives: Breakfast
During a little spring cleaning in the kitchen last weekend, I came across a bag of millet with less than a cup left. We don’t seem to care much for millet. We’ve tried cooking the homey grain like polenta, or … Continue reading
Please forgive the excessive alliteration. As promised, here is my gluten free, dairy free spin on carrotcake, sized down to oh-so-portable cupcake form. I call these cupcakes because I really do consider them a worthy dessert, in spite of their … Continue reading
I love lemon, especially lemon with poppyseeds, in any sort of baked goods: tea bread, scones, muffins, cookies, you name it. Since many traditional bakery items are now off-limits to me thanks to their gluten and sugar content, I decided … Continue reading
The Midwestern Gentleman and I love a good crepe. Our former favorite crepe recipe relies on whole wheat flour and buttermilk for a wonderful flavor, texture, and nutritional profile. If you can tolerate gluten and dairy, then I highly recommend … Continue reading
Crio Bru brewed cocoa was hands-down my favorite foodie discovery of 2012. I almost didn’t tell you about it because all the hot cocoa is for me. Then I decided that things really do taste better when shared. You can … Continue reading
We got a Vitamix. We’d been using our Oster blender once or twice a day, and after nearly a year of this kind of heavy use, the motor was clearly dying a slow and awful death. I wanted an upgrade, … Continue reading
These soft, slightly chewy breakfast “cookies” are packed with delicious flavors and healthful ingredients that balance carbs, protein, and fiber to fill you up. Imagine chewy oats, juicy chunks of apple, sweet dried berries, crunchy nuts, and gooey bursts of … Continue reading
The morning after Thanksgiving, the Midwestern Gentleman woke up and said sleepily, “I think I’d like some oatmeal for breakfast this morning.” “O.k.,” I answered, nonchalantly, “Enjoy your oatmeal. I’m going to have some leftover apple rosemary crisp.” The Gent’s … Continue reading
Until I went “Off The Sugar” (somehow, breaking my extreme sugar habit requires capitalization; it has been, after all, a life-changing process) I used to love Caribou Coffee’s Mint Condition, a coffee drink with a choice of milk, a choice … Continue reading
As our friends and family well know, the Midwestern Gentleman and I take our Pancake Sunday tradition very seriously. While the medium itself remains consistent — Pancake Sundays are always about pancakes — we are dedicated neophiles when it comes … Continue reading