Granola

I’ve been making this recipe since my kids were wee ones, crawling about the kitchen while I measured and stirred.  They’ve grown up eating it atop my homemade plain yogurt with a dollop of homemade jam since they were old enough to chew. It’s equally as good with a splash of milk.  Whichever way you serve it, be sure to scatter […]

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Steamed Oatmeal

I have a love/hate relationship with oatmeal.  One the one hand, granola.  Sweet, crunchy, and studded with nuts, I could happily eat it nearly every morning over yogurt or with a splash of milk (dairy or almond) and some dried fruit. On the other hand, gooey, globby cooked oatmeal.  I feel as though I must wolf it down scaldingly, straight […]

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Pancakes – Almond Flour (Gluten Free)

Whether you’re doing “Whole-30,” avoiding sugar or otherwise watching your food intake this January, mid-month can begin to feel a little more like self-deprivation and a little less like “healthy eating.” Enter, pancakes! These little hotcakes are made with high-protein almond flour and ground pecans, which means they’re packed with the good fats and enough protein to keep you full […]

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How to Make Greek Yogurt

We eat a substantial amount of plain yogurt.  I, like my mother before me, have trained my kids to eat it with just a little honey or jam stirred in.  This cuts the sugar way down, especially if you make your own low-sugar freezer jam. By making our own yogurt, we save a great deal on the grocery budget and […]

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Authentic Bagels

  Repeat after me, “Bagels are not hard to make.” Good.  Now, keep that in mind as you read on.  There are several steps, but they are NOT hard.  You can do this! Authentic bagels are always boiled before they are baked, which lends their distinctive chewy texture.  Legitimate bagels also make use of a long fermentation process to increase the […]

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