April 23, 2011


Hey there gawgeous!


Karen gave us some flowers!


I made smoothies for breakfast!


And while it looks like I went CRA-RAZY with the peanut butter, that is actually a peanut flour sauce I made with my last little bit of peanut flour!


Berry Smoothies

Serves TWO

  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 cup raw oats
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen berries

KERF Toppings:

  • Cooked wheatberries
  • Toasted buckwheat groats
  • Peanut flour sauce (2 tbsp PF, 2-3 tbsp milk, 1 tsp maple, 2 pinches salt)


Peppermint –




Going on a walk. Then going to eat some oysters at Devil’s Backbone Brewery! Hoping the clouds blow through and our high of 77* comes FAST!

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1 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) April 23, 2011 at 8:59 am

So pretty!! That smoothie looks delicious.

It’s cold and rainy here. Hope your 77 degrees comes soon! :) Enjoy the day, Kath!


2 Natalia - a side of simple April 23, 2011 at 9:03 am

Loving the pretty purple pastels for Easter :) So pretty, especially since its a gloomy, rainy day here. Hopefully we get a few rays of sun for tomorrow!


3 Freya (Brit Chick Runs) April 23, 2011 at 9:06 am

I loove the colours at the start of this post :) Beautiful!


4 Christina April 23, 2011 at 9:06 am

Ahh, love love LOVE all the shades of pink and purple. How perfect for Easter. :) Your mug is so cute!


5 Dmarie April 23, 2011 at 9:07 am

ok, that looks like a VERY healthy mish-mash–very pretty too! πŸ˜‰


6 Holly @ The Runny Egg April 23, 2011 at 9:08 am

I love the Spring, Easter-y colors! How beautiful!


7 JenATX April 23, 2011 at 9:09 am

wow, gorgeous pics Kath. I might use the first spread for my comp background


8 Stacy @ Every Little Thing April 23, 2011 at 9:12 am

Pretty flowers! I miss the sun haha. It’s rained here for days and won’t stop til Wednesday. We had massive tornadoes here last night and there’s a lot of destruction actually, around St. Louis. The airport is closed indefinitely. Happy spring?


9 KathEats April 23, 2011 at 9:22 am

Oh no…hope everything is oK :(


10 Emily April 23, 2011 at 9:15 am

This post put me in a very spring-y mood which is hard to get in currently with the gloomy weather I’ve been having so thanks for the boost! And I just discovered peanut flour…amazing stuff isn’t it? I can’t believe it took me so long


11 Emily @ One Sweet Vegan April 23, 2011 at 9:20 am

Beautiful colors this morning. :-)


12 Morgan @ moments of mmm April 23, 2011 at 9:23 am

Gorgeous colors! This posts helped me forget how gloomy it is outside here!


13 Meaghan April 23, 2011 at 9:30 am

I love the colours! So pretty!!!


14 Jenny @ Fitness Health and Food April 23, 2011 at 9:31 am

what beautiful Easter colors! :)

Have a great walk and Easter weekend! :)


15 Cindy April 23, 2011 at 9:33 am

What pretty flowers!


16 kaila @ healthy helper! April 23, 2011 at 9:36 am

Love those easter colors! So pretty. I guess I go “crazy” with PB all the time cus that’s how much I use ALL the time LOL!


17 McKayla (green groats) April 23, 2011 at 9:38 am

Love the colors! Do you use maple extract or maple syrup in your peanut butter sauce? It looks so good!!


18 KathEats April 23, 2011 at 9:39 am



19 Holly April 23, 2011 at 9:39 am

Hi Kath! I love your blog and always want to make peanut flour sauce, but when I went to Trader Joe’s last, they had already discontinued it! :( The guy suggested almond flour instead, do you think I could make it the same way?


20 L.G. April 23, 2011 at 10:08 am

I was wondering the same thing. Where can you get peanut flour now that TJs doesn’t carry it?


21 KathEats April 23, 2011 at 11:43 am

Mine is leftover – I don’t use it much. I don’t think almond flour would work quite as well…but maybe!?


22 Sonia April 24, 2011 at 1:30 am

I’ve ordered pb2 from http://www.bell I have never had the pb flour from trader joe’s but think it’s about the same thing.


23 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) April 23, 2011 at 9:39 am

Yum, I love peanut flour :) I have it at least once a day!


24 Chelsea April 23, 2011 at 9:46 am

Love all the spring colors! I feel like spring will never bloom here in Montana :( I might have to rush out today and pick up some flowers to brighten my day!


25 Simply Life April 23, 2011 at 9:48 am

I love the spring theme!


26 Molly April 23, 2011 at 9:49 am

Hope that tea was better than the others this week! I appreciate your pink post, too.


27 Gina April 23, 2011 at 9:51 am

Hey Kath! My family’s spending the weekend in Wintergreen (close to Cville) and are thinking about having an Easter brunch in Charlottesville on our way back to DC. Any suggestions?


28 KathEats April 23, 2011 at 11:44 am

I’m not really sure what is open or closed on Sunday restaurant-wise, but you could start on my Cville page and see if any of those places (they are all good!) have specials?


29 Susan (Oliepants) April 23, 2011 at 9:51 am

What a pretty breakfast and a setting! I love the vase!!


30 Caitlyn (The Spoonful of Life) April 23, 2011 at 9:54 am

It looks just like spring! I love the pastel colors.


31 Camille April 23, 2011 at 10:14 am

So many pretty Spring colors :)
I am jealous of your 77! Oregon is supposed to get mid-60s today and I swear it is the most exciting thing ever :)


32 The Teenage Taste April 23, 2011 at 10:21 am

I think your SIAB looks prettier than the flowers. Just sayin’. πŸ˜‰


33 Khushboo April 23, 2011 at 10:28 am

Loving the shades of pink and purple- just screams spring!


34 Kay @ ditch lazy; get crazy! April 23, 2011 at 10:29 am

The vase! It is awesome!


35 Aimee April 23, 2011 at 10:30 am

Sort of confused by your pb comment. Seems to suggest those of us who eat the full two tablespoon serving are crazy. Intentional?


36 KathEats April 23, 2011 at 11:45 am

For me, two to three tablespoons is “going crazy.” My caloric needs are not that high!

But if yours are, then that sounds like a great way to enjoy PB


37 Ally (Girl V Food) April 24, 2011 at 7:52 am

One of the reasons I love PB flour…you can dump a whole ton on oatmeal/smoothies LOL


38 Lauren April 23, 2011 at 10:34 am

gorgeous flowers and colors… it’s raining here!!! boo :(


39 lynn @ the actor's diet April 23, 2011 at 10:39 am

i don’t usually like carnations but that shade is gorgeous, indeed!


40 Kristina April 23, 2011 at 10:50 am

Your photos this morning are BEAUTIFUL. Love all the colors :)


41 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin April 23, 2011 at 10:52 am

Gorgeous flowers!

I get so confused every time you mention the temperature because we tend to use celsius here. I’m guessing 77 is nice though, so enjoy the good weather! πŸ˜€


42 Angel7 April 23, 2011 at 10:59 am

I am not a big fan of carnations, but I love the shade of pink they are.

I need to find some chia seeds. I have never tried them before.

I wish we were going to have weather in the 70’s, but it will come soon enough.


43 Julie (Food & Other Things) April 23, 2011 at 11:17 am

What pretty flowers! I’m so happy that it’s starting to warm up so I can start having smoothies for breakfast again!


44 Shannon @ My Place In The Race April 23, 2011 at 11:18 am

Those are gorgeous flowers and the smoothie looks amazing too! πŸ˜›


45 Christine (The Raw Project) April 23, 2011 at 11:24 am

The smoothie looks wonderful! And the flower pics are lovely.


46 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope April 23, 2011 at 11:30 am

Such pretty colors! Those flowers are GORGEOUS and I love it when smoothies LOOK as good as they taste. πŸ˜‰ Enjoy your walk!


47 Katie April 23, 2011 at 11:42 am

The flowers Karen got you are so beautiful!! I love the vase you have them in too!

Amazing and pretty spring pics! Love it! I love peanut sauce too! I have added that on top of oats before and loved it!

Your smoothie looks amazing!!!

Happy Easter to all your family! Hi Karen!!


48 Cait @ Beyond Bananas April 23, 2011 at 11:56 am

Perfect colors for the easter season! Now if only the weather by me would match those colors.. I would be all set. It is freezing, rainy, and raw today.


49 Allison @ Happy Tales April 23, 2011 at 11:57 am

Trader Joe’s peanut flour?!?! (RIP…)

Also, the colors of all of the flowers in this post make me *so happy!!!* YAY SPRING!


50 Kaitlyn @ 7 Plates April 23, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Good idea for a smoothie..I love smoothies! Got to make this one soon.


51 Abby April 23, 2011 at 12:22 pm

I love the colors of this post! So springy and Easter like! :)


52 Mary @ Bites and Bliss April 23, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Enjoy the beautiful day!!


53 Jenny (Fit Girl Foodie) April 23, 2011 at 4:57 pm

What a delicious breakfast! Love the pretty color πŸ˜€


54 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife April 23, 2011 at 6:07 pm

Pretty flowers :)


55 Heidi - apples under my bed April 23, 2011 at 6:34 pm

What a beautiful purple breakfast.! The brown goes so nicely with the colour of the smoothie. Brown and purple, who would have thought? :)
Heidi xo


56 staceyhealthylife April 23, 2011 at 8:07 pm

Lol, that was my first thought when I saw the pb. I thought wow that’s a lot. Lol :)


57 Jane April 23, 2011 at 8:54 pm

Your pixs are amazing. Thanks for sharing!!!! Hope you are having a wonderful long weekend.


58 Kat @ Cupcake Kat April 23, 2011 at 9:42 pm

I love the pretty colors here! This smoothie sounds delicious


59 Hannah April 24, 2011 at 1:44 am

Looking at the crazy healthfulness of this makes me feel a little naughty about the platter of deep-fried salt and pepper squid I ate for Easter lunch… πŸ˜›


60 Taylor May 25, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Kath, I have been looking everywhere for peanut flour and remembered that you mentioned in a post a sauce you made with it. Where did you find it???! Also, do you think a similar sauce could be made with coconut flour?


61 KathEats May 25, 2011 at 12:27 pm

Trader Joe’s – but they no longer make it.


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