Almond Cranberry Granola

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Whenever I go to a farmers market, artisan granola is one of my favorite things to buy. It’s one of those multi-faceted snacks that you can easily use for a snack, a dessert, a topping for Greek yogurt/ice cream, or … Continue reading

Dates and Nuts Energy Bites

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Sometimes during the day, you  just need a small quick pick-me-up. These 5-ingredient, no-bake, tiny energy bites fill that spot perfectly. They can be eaten pre or post workout, work really well on hikes or picnics as energy bites, or … Continue reading

Chickpea flour savory pancakes (Besan pooda)

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One of my favorite breakfast dishes growing up was the Besan poode (also called Chilla). Just like pancakes with syrup are a popular choice for breakfast with kids and adults alike in the West, these savory versions of pancakes are … Continue reading

Super Nutty Granola Bars

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The ubiquitous granola bar:  portable, filling, nutritious, and delicious! I completely love them! But my only issue with them is their unpronounceable ingredients. From there began my journey of experimenting with different combinations of nuts and fats to create a … Continue reading

Organic Steel Cut Oatmeal with Flax

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During the weekdays I like to keep things simple for breakfast. So for at least 2-3 days a week my husband I enjoy this simple dish for breakfast. I usually make it on Sunday evenings and then I’m all set … Continue reading

Flax – The Wonder Seed

Something that I’ve been using quite frequently in my recipes that is becoming increasingly popular is flax seed. When I first discovered it, I was amazed to find that it was not only simple to add to multiple recipes, but that it also had a myriad of nutritional benefits much beyond what I had initially expected. However, before sharing some of my favorite recipes, I’d like to briefly explain why people are beginning to call flax seed the ‘wonder seed.’  Continue reading