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Beet and Banana Pancakes

Beet and Banana Pancakes

Pancakes. A food I had a love/hate relationship with for many years. But after realizing they don’t have to be glorified breakfast cake or particularly even eaten at breakfast (which also isn…

Almost Spring Brown Bread Breakfast

Almost Spring Brown Bread Breakfast

I have been a fan of Irish Brown Bread since I moved away to college nearly six years ago, and wanting to make my own bread, but never having the time to knead and proof, fell back on a staple of t…

Pineapple Spice Porridge

Pineapple Spice Porridge

   It seems these last few months have been a time of waiting.  Just as Autumn swept in, taking summer away practically overnight, and Winter tiptoed so slowly it didn’t feel like the holiday…

Pistachio Raisin Muesli

Pistachio Raisin Muesli

I first discovered muesli while on study abroad in Ireland.  It was served at every continental breakfast, at all the B&Bs, and at every home I visited.  In the supermarkets, there were ample m…

Raw Buckwheat Porridge with Hazelnuts & Rose Water

Raw Buckwheat Porridge with Hazelnuts & Rose Water

  Almost a year ago, I wrote about a new beginning, my desire to meet new people, and to connect to place. Having grown up on a ranch where we were seemingly always connected to neighbors who …

Blood Orange & Rhubarb Smoothie {Recipe Redux}

Blood Orange & Rhubarb Smoothie {Recipe Redux}

Last Valentine’s weekend William and I competed in a couple’s 5k race. This was the first time we’ve run such a race, where our scores and ages were combined and pitted up against…

Garam Masala + Winter Squash Breakfast Porridge

Garam Masala + Winter Squash Breakfast Porridge

If my hair looks slightly more orange than usual, it’s because I’ve been eating winter squash every meal of every day for the past four plus weeks. Oh. Wait. The hair is actually going …

May Notes

May Notes

A short collection of bits and bobs from the past month.   Eating: Mexican Breakfast Salad (but not necessarily for breakfast) Dried Plum + Millet Tabbouleh Marrakesh Salad Rainbow Salad Laura…

Superseed porridge with rhubarb, blood oranges + tahini

Superseed porridge with rhubarb, blood oranges + tahini

  William took over my yoga mat the other night and started doing weird yoga-esque stretches I’ve never seen before. I’m certainly no yoga expert, but I think he was making them up…

Blueberry Swirl Buckwheat, Amaranth + Walnut Porridge

Blueberry Swirl Buckwheat, Amaranth + Walnut Porridge

I received free samples of California walnuts mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Walnut Commission and am eligible to win priz…

Toasted oat porridge with chamomile, walnuts + spiced apples

Toasted oat porridge with chamomile, walnuts + spiced apples

Everything is connected here…the soil feeds the plants that feed us. We are merely the walking, talking result of that connection. – Lora Lea Misterly   I tend to share the same ol…

Turmeric Ginger Seed + Nut Bars

Turmeric Ginger Seed + Nut Bars

Oats are one of my favorite foods of all time, and over the years they are probably the most common ingredient in many of my recipes. Aside from porridge, I really love to try out new variations of…

What I Ate For a Relay Race + Beet and Berries Cacao Smoothie Pudding

What I Ate For a Relay Race + Beet and Berries Cacao Smoothie Pudding

  I spent last weekend running around central Oregon in a heatwave with a group of 11 other runners, sharing space in our two vans, running the Cascade Lakes Relay. This year was my fifth rela…

Good-morning (almost summer) sunday muesli.

Good-morning (almost summer) sunday muesli.

  I’ve admitted it before, perhaps more than once.  I have a fondness for oats. and breakfast cereals.  and muesli. And perhaps because I’ve woken (for a second day in a row) to su…

Christmas Spice Porridge

Christmas Spice Porridge

  William and I ventured out to a tree farm last weekend and cut down our first-ever Christmas tree. We then spent the day readying the house for the holidays, putting up lights, hanging stock…

Blueberry Lavender Smoothie Bowls

Blueberry Lavender Smoothie Bowls

  I have a big race planned for the morning of the 4th and am now in full on taper mode for the next few days. As anyone who has raced the marathon distance or longer knows, the taper period c…

Birthday pancake cake, all the toppings, and an essential Brazil nut butter

Birthday pancake cake, all the toppings, and an essential Brazil nut butter

For my birthday this year, I decided to go the way of non-tradition and make a big pancake cake complete with chia berry jam, nut butter, coconut cream, and a pile of fresh berries. It was absolute…

Gently Spiced Beet + Orange Smoothie

Gently Spiced Beet + Orange Smoothie

It seems we’re fully into the new year now. The Christmas decor is all taken down, the neighborhood immersed back into winter darkness without the festive lights. We’re all back to work…

Hot Cross Buns {gluten + dairy-free, sourdough option}

Hot Cross Buns {gluten + dairy-free, sourdough option}

As I opened my daily planner this morning, I was reminded that I had originally been slated to be teaching a lesson today about healthy breakfasts and how to tell when one is hungry and full to sev…

Butternut Buckwheat Porridge from Living Ayurveda

Butternut Buckwheat Porridge from Living Ayurveda

About a year ago near the solstice, I wrote the words grounded/focused on a bookmark. The back was painted with a small cross-section of watercolor tulips from a local artist; her cast-offs she&#82…

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