A new year, a new (soaked) muffin
Breakfast / Fermenting / Grains / Holidays / Oven/Stove / Snack

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin

Happy new year! We’re almost a week into 2014, but it’s still the time of year when everyone thinks about improvement, bettering, growth, change. Gyms are filled to capacity, juicers are pulled out and dusted off, and Christmas cookies and New Year’s Eve fried appetizers are set aside in preference of salads and lentils. My inboxes … Continue reading

The year of the Quinoa (Stuffed Pepper)
Dinner / Grains / Oven/Stove / Recipes / Vegan

The year of the Quinoa (Stuffed Pepper)

You know I love quinoa.  What’s not to love? It’s versatile, tasty and packed with nutrients. “When the nutrient composition of this food is analyzed in depth, the results are unusual and striking.” (source) The government of Bolivia (supported by other Central and South American countries), wants to spread quinoa’s fame throughout the world. Their proposal to … Continue reading

Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Bunches
Blender / Fruit / Grains / Holidays / Raw/Living Food / Snack / Vegan

Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Bunches

I have a soft spot for homemade gifts. As a child I remember looking forward to receiving the bag of chocolate-covered chex mix that Mrs. Gilmore would make and share at Christmastime. In my adult years, December visits to my parents’ home often included homemade chocolates and jams from the lady down the street.  There’s nothing better than a … Continue reading

1 Ingredient, 3 Meals: Millet
1 ingredient-3 meals / Breakfast / Dinner / Grains / Lunch / Oven/Stove / Recipes / Vegan

1 Ingredient, 3 Meals: Millet

I’m trying very hard these days to simplify life. Starting with meal prep. Using a meal planner has really helped to organize myself. I don’t know why I haven’t been using it for years. For me the hardest part of making dinner has always been deciding what to make. So it’s been very helpful to … Continue reading

Granola: A “Really Healthy” Snack
Breakfast / Dehydrator / Grains / Recipes / Snack / Vegan

Granola: A “Really Healthy” Snack

Granola is such a wonderful, mutli-purpose dish. Covered in milk, it’s breakfast. Eaten dry, it’s a snack. Thrown on top of yogurt and fruit, it’s a dessert. But depending on the brand, it’s not necessarily healthy. I have a friend who makes homemade granola in her oven and I’ve got to say, it’s truly delicious! However, I’ve … Continue reading