Breakfast chia-oat pudding
I ate this every day at work this week. I was looking for something I could eat cold, that had protein, and didn't contain nuts or peanuts. I started eating breakfast with my kids at work, and there is a child with allergies, so I try to be careful. Chia seeds fit the bill. The finished product was creamy and refreshing…
42 frugal breakfast meals for under $20
This woman has 6 people in her family and challenged herself to see how frugal she could get on making breakfast.
Food scrap uses
In the vein of "waste not, want not", found this article about using food scraps. And this 2nd article follows right along.
Peanut Butter Coconut Icecream (dairy free, and fun mix-ins!)
I made this yesterday, and while I don't have the recipe perfectly worked out, I thought it was good enough to share. For some of my dairy-free ice cream I manage to get the coconut flavor in the background. It was definitely prominent here, but in a good way. The flavor kind of reminded me of a chick-o-stick; which might…
Mushrooms in a chocolate torte!
Today I've been reading about mushrooms as a superfood, and this is my favorite article yet--starts off with a summary of the main benefits of seven popular mushrooms, then finishes with an amazing recipe for a chocolate mushroom concoction that I will definitely be trying out tomorrow.
Smoothies in a Bowl
Everybody on Mountain Rose Herbs newsletter list is probably seeing this too, but for those who aren't check out these yummy recipes--what a refreshing summer snack! And think how many nutritious greens you could hide in those recipes, and still have a sweet bowl of goodness.
Medieval spiced wine - Hypocras
Yesterday, @torey and I were discussing how herbal remedies were most often given infused in wine, or brewed into beers in the middle ages and the ancient world. Water was often bad, and teas were likely developed as a way to make water safe to drink. Distillation came much later, through the Arab culture. But, wines,…
Cucumber Scallion Dip
A recipe to use up the extras. And an interesting take along for parties.