The other day, Eric picked up an oat from the counter, ate it, and exclaimed, “I just found a yummy, cinnamony piece of oat on the counter!” “Oh!” I said, “I forgot! I made granola today!” It was so easy and low-impact a process I had forgotten all about it. This granola recipe is adapted from my [...]
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Mornin’! And happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day for those in the US of A. This morning, Eric is home from work and we are waiting on a dryer repair person to arrive (our dryer finally kicked it and we’re hoping it will be able to be repaired). Clothes just don’t line-dry so well in [...]
People always seem to say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And I would have to agree. If I skip breakfast or eat something too sweet or not sustaining enough, I find that my day usually remains somewhat off-kilter. For me, it’s essential to eat something well-balanced, substantial and healthy in [...]
Okay, I know. Three recipes in a row. Crazy! And they’re a bit all over the place–vegetable pot pie one day, roasted beet and orange salad the next, and now waffles…It’s like breakfast, lunch and dinner in reverse order. These waffles are inspired by the cornmeal waffles at Cafe Flora’s brunch. Cafe Flora tops them with different delicious [...]
I’ve been having to get creative with my breakfasts since we still do not have any oatmeal. For some reason, we have been in a major cooking rut. This rut not only includes not cooking at all, but it also includes not going to the grocery store. Luckily, we’ve got grains in the pantry, and [...]
Almost every morning I have oatmeal for breakfast. Lately I’ve been getting steel cut oats and cooking a pot that will last for two or three days. I cook them up plain and then add chopped nuts and fruit depending on my mood. This week, we ran out of oats and yesterday I woke up [...]