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Grainless Granola (High Octane)

A bowl of this yummy grainless granola
Recently, I’ve tried to shift the percentages of fat/protein/carbs I consume day-to-day so that my fat intake is about 60% of total calories. Conventional granola really doesn’t fit into a plan like this, but it is something I really enjoy…

A Tart Diversion for Thanksgiving

What the finished tart looks like, as made by an expert
Spiral Vegetable Tart recipe on Issuu Looking for interesting recipes to make for Thanksgiving, I came across this lovely vegetable tart that is just absolutely gorgeous. What a simple way to make something unexpected out of ordinary ingredients. It is part of a food magazine available on Issuu. If you're interested in seeing the recipe, I am embedding the publication below (note iOS users that it is Flash content).

Local Harvest

Apologies to the person who first told me about this site, but I can’t remember who you were anymore. I’ve been meaning to share the Local Harvest site until I had a few spare moments to say a few words.…

Spicy Kale and Roasted Veggie Soup

Last week I was searching through Foodily and came across a recipe for Kale and Vegetable Soup, which looked so absolutely delicious that I made it today. Of course, I modified the ingredients, so below is my recipe, based off…

Oh So Easy Muffins

This post is in response to my friend Heidi’s Easy muffin post. Her recipe sounded so healthy and good I just had to try it. There were also 4 over-ripe bananas hanging out in my kitchen, so the timing was…

What NOT to Eat

Yesterday I started following the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Information Office on Twitter (yes, they are Twittering). It’s a good thing too because there have been an alarming number of foods recalled across the country since yesterday afternoon. I…

Nutrition in Public Schools

I came across this [TED] talk by Ann Cooper who is working to make school lunches healthier and teaching children about food and nutrition. I really like how she describes tying gardening and cooking together in the classes she has…

Food Inspiration

When things get busy in my life my food creativity decreases significantly, and I’m sure I am not the only person to experience this phenomena. During these times I simply can’t seem to do anything with the food in my…