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Do You Go Back for More Chia Jam Because…a) It’s awesome or b) It’s awesome for you

March 22, 2011

…or… c) All of the above Pom Acai Jam 1/2 cup Pom juice 3-4tbsp chia (they don’t gel as much in Pom for some reason) let sit for 20 minutes, then add: 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp maple syrup (or not) stevia to taste 2 tbsp acai powder or pulp Stir to mix, then [...]

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Superfood Brunch with My Mini-Me!

March 19, 2011

Wait till you see what we invented! ¬†They’re called Bressert Chips! I thought this week on my semi-spring break that I would have time to relax toward the end of the week. What actually happened is that I’m left wondering how I would have gotten my work done if I was not on break from [...]

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That super grain-like seed, plus a new way to smash your taters!

January 3, 2011

It’s back-to-work-day for me…but I’m working from home, so no complaints (even though dragging myself virtually into my classrooms this morning was a little rough. The plus side? I think my students are dragging too because no one has posted anything yet! That means I’m just prepping for my two new classes—ones I’ve never taught [...]

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Buckwheat, and gingerbread, and snow forts….and Christmas plans

December 21, 2010

It’s the week of Christmas. I have friends to visit (including 3 new babies that I haven’t met before), and only a slight amount of work to do(!). I’m looking forward to extra time with people I care about, and I’m feeling lucky that it’s not about the food or the presents—just about the people! [...]

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Veggie Balls and Pumpkin Breakfast

November 10, 2010

Petra came over last Saturday so we could have a Writing Party (in my case it was more likely to be a Work Party—which is ok, because that’s what I needed to do). I played barista and made coffee, and we set up our laptops at the kitchen table. The problem was…I think we were [...]

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Buckwheat — What’s Not to Love?

August 24, 2010

My friend Ali introduced me to Cream of Buckwheat…I know, it doesn’t sound so awesome. But it is! Buckwheat is gluten-free, and is actually a grain-like seed (not an actual grain). I like to make the cream of buckwheat just like oatmeal (on the stove), add a handful (or two) of soaked/dehydrated buckwheat and a [...]

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Buckwheat Toasties

January 6, 2010

I love cereal. A lot. I try not to buy it because I have been known to eat an entire box throughout the course of a day–once I start, I just can’t stop.¬† As a result, I am trying to find good alternatives to cereal that contain real healthy and satisfying ingredients. Today, this is [...]

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