Holiday Soup

December 11, 2013

Grains for Your Brain is sponsoring this post on behalf of the Grain Foods Foundation, a joint venture of members for the baking and milling industries and allied suppliers. The site is full of recipes and packed with information about all varieties of whole grains. When your holiday leftovers are begging to be morphed into […]

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January 12, 2013

Here’s a big green ball to cheer you up for the weekend! I had to replicate last week’s Hot Apple Bread Yogurt dish. A Greek yogurt base, plus microwaved apple (one day I should sauté it for ultimate flavor), pieces of apple bread, cinnamon, chia seeds and old fashioned peanut butter. A great trio of […]

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Tis A Gift To Be Simple

December 24, 2012

Happy Christmas Eve! I can’t believe this day is already here. We’ve been frantically baking/frantically packing {the bakery was open on Sunday} and then we’re hitting the road to Hillsborough where a five-day family reunion is about to happen. Since we were in Jamaica last year, it’s kind of like we missed a Christmas, so […]

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From Sleepers To Sleepy

December 8, 2012

Pretty pottery! The bowl on the left I bought at a street vendor in Asheville, NC and the mug on the right is one of our Great Harvest mugs from a Fredericksburg potter. Whipped banana oats with raisins inside and trail mix and sunbutter on top! And coffeecoffeecoffee. Decaf gets me just as excited as […]

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Surprise Visit

December 1, 2012

Ever since my mom left my house in early November, she has been lamenting that she won’t see Mazen until Christmas. Little did she know we had a surprise visit planned! This weekend is the Hillsborough Christmas parade, and Dad, Larbs and I arranged to surprise mom. I did my best to convince her I […]

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The Opposite Of Fail

November 29, 2012

Such a delicious day!!! I started the morning with pumpkin oats mixed in with cottage cheese and topped with melted coconut butter and Barney Butter. Things that melt make the most wonderful textures. If I had just had something crunchy on top, this would have been the most amazing bowl ever. I found this photo […]

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A Shirt Full

August 23, 2012

We measure things in horsepower, football fields and dog years, but do you know the latest tomato unit of measurement? A shirt full. Matt gave birth to 100 tomatoes from the garden! We have more than we know what to do with. Although of course spaghetti was at the top of the use list! Delicious […]

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