Soft Oatmeal Bread

September, 2019 Update: Oh hey there! So I was THIS CLOSE to taking my blog down after years of inactivity BUT I changed my mind. Instead I decided to start

Healthy Homemade Granola

The winner of the Lucid Food giveaway (picked by random.org) was Sara. Many thanks to everyone who entered, and thanks of course to Louisa Shafia for donating a signed copy

Wheat-Free Irish Soda Bread

This is a simple and delicious wheat-free Irish Soda Bread. Because I try to minimize my wheat consumption, I used half spelt flour and half oats (some of which are

Breakfast Millet with Prunes

In know, I know, the title doesn’t sound terribly appetizing, right? Please bear with me, though, because this recipe for breakfast millet is surprisingly delicious. Millet has a long history

Spiced Muesli with Raisins and Cashews

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, I am a big fan of Food52. I regularly enter recipe contests over there, and I even won a contest with my turkey

Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Kale and Quinoa

While I love to take my time and cook elaborate meals for dinner, this is pretty much impossible during the week these days. My kids do lots of activities/sports that

New Year’s Resolution Ochazuke

Happy New Year! I hope you had as nice and restful a week as I did. I don’t generally venture into resolution territory, but this year I decided I really

Jam Oatmeal Tart

“J” was not an easy letter…I guess I could have done something “Japanese”, but since I’ve got so many delicious varieties of homemade jam in my fridge right now, I

Vegan Spelt Dosas With Curried Chickpeas

I posted last month about my first Daring Bakers challenge; this weekend I completed my first challenge for the Daring Cooks. This months Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Debyi

Rosemary Bread with Walnuts and Olives

Making homemade bread is something I have been doing sporadically for many years. I’ve made all different types and I’ve found that even though they require patience, variations on sourdough

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

I announced in yesterday’s post that I am giving away a copy of Ricki Heller’s new cookbook, Sweet Freedom. I’ve been super excited about the release of this healthy desserts

homemade granola bars

Homemade Protein Bars

I like the idea of protein bars because they are easy to eat on the run and theoretically, they make a healthy snack before or after exercise. What I don’t