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chia seeds
Breakfast

Super Easy Chia Pudding

By On August 1, 2014

Cha-cha-cha-chia! I haven’t spoken too much of chia seeds lately. In fact, I think the last time I did speak of them was in a chia-marketing-rant as part of my very first… Read More

Recipe Redux

Blossom Topped Lemon-Poppy Seed Loaf

By On June 22, 2014

I had a blast with this months Recipe Redux theme: Edible Flowers. There are so many ways to use these lovely blossoms but I couldn’t help but marvel at their beauty for a… Read More

Breakfast

Sweet Beet Pancakes

By On May 3, 2014

Aren’t they beautiful?! Beets are rich in folate and manganese, as well as Betalain, a disease fighting antioxidant. For those of you who aren’t quite into beets, be rest assured that the… Read More

Diabetic Friendly

Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Bites

By On April 29, 2014

Moist and chewy. That’s how I like my cookies (and my bites). These chocolate oatmeal banana bites may be a bit addicting but they won’t break your calorie bank.   These tasty… Read More

Fall

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

By On April 22, 2014

  …made with a wooden spoon that I have somehow managed to keep by my side. I lived in several different apartments while attending college (but really, who hasn’t?), then moved twice after… Read More

Snacks

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Power Bites

By On February 11, 2014

Trying to surround yourself with healthier snacks? These little power bites take minutes to make and will healthfully satisfy a mid-day snack attack. They’re full of chocolate, fiber and healthy fats. Did… Read More

Breakfast

Wild Blueberry Cheesecake Oatmeal Bars

By On January 12, 2014

“By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not… Read More

Breakfast

Chai Spiced Carrot Muffins

By On November 23, 2013

I’m not much of a baker, but sometimes the mood strikes. This time, the mood called for carrot muffins loaded with chai flavors. I professed my love for chai tea in a… Read More

spiced hot chocolate
Beverage

Mayan Hot Chocolate

By On November 21, 2013

Right off the bat I knew what I was going to make for this months Recipe Redux. Theme: Adding merriment to mixes – homemade mixes for the holidays. Recipe: Mayan Hot Chocolate!… Read More

healthy pumpkin parfait
Breakfast

Pumpkin Spice Parfait

By On November 12, 2013

Pumpkin strikes again! This time, I’m mixing my Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dip (which is ah-mazing if you don’t know anything about it) with Greek yogurt, strawberries and pumpkin seeds. This is a… Read More