Monthly Archives: April 2011

Oatmeal

For a breakfast in a pinch, and one that can satisfy whatever “tooth” I’m feeling that day, oatmeal is my go-to. Crunchy, sweet, coconut, fruity, almonds…you name, and you can do it with oatmeal. It’s becoming my favorite pre- and … Continue reading

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Rotisserie Chicken Uses

I’ve really gotten into being pretty economical. I’ve tightened the budget quite a bit, and am looking for ways to spend less while still maintaining my healthy, ethical, and pretty environmentally-friendly lifestyle. This brings me to one of my new … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Vanilla Sunflower Seed Butter

In an effort to save money and reduce packaging, I’ve starting making my own sunflower seed butter. I haven’t yet tackled anything else because 1. I have tons of sunflower seeds, 2. I’m hooked on this recipe, and 3. I’m out … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Breakfast Cake with Almond Butter Cream Frosting

Oatmeal Breakfast Cake serves 1 1/4 c. rolled oats, coarsely ground 1 T. oat bran 1 chia egg/flax egg/real egg 1 T. cocoa powder 1 t. cinnamon 1 T. protein powder (optional) 1 t. baking powder 1/2 banana, mashed 3 … Continue reading

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How to Cut Back on Sugar and Extend a Jar of Jelly

I think I may just call myself a genius for figuring this out. Some jellies have wayyyyy too much sugar in them, and since I try not to eat tons of sugar, plus I’m not a fan of super sweet things, preferring … Continue reading

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Simple

Usually, simple is best. That’s not to say that I don’t like elaborate meals, that require planning, lots of time involved, or enjoying them when eating out, but at home on a regular basis I like to keep it simple. … Continue reading

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Dehydrated Apple Chips

Time to bust out the dehydrator again. The other day I made kale chips, and yesterday some buckwheaties. For the buckwheaties, I opted for just a plain flavor: soaked buckwheat overnight, rinsed, sprinkled with pumpkin pie spice, and dehydrated until … Continue reading

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